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The plant ecology of the farm Groothoek, Thabazimbi District. II. Classification

R. H. Westfall, N. van Rooyen, G. K. Theron
Bothalia | Vol 15, No 3/4 | a1833 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/abc.v15i3/4.1833 | © 1984 R. H. Westfall, N. van Rooyen, G. K. Theron | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 05 December 1984 | Published: 06 December 1984

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R. H. Westfall,
N. van Rooyen, Department of Botany, University of Pretoria, South Africa
G. K. Theron, Department of Botany, University of Pretoria, South Africa

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Abstract

The vegetation of the farm Groothoek, Thabazimbi District, situated in the Sour Bushveld of the Waterberg,Transvaal, is classified according to the Braun-Blanquet method, using the PHYTOTAB-program package. Five major vegetation types with 18 communities are described with reference to the main environmental factors influencing vegetation composition and structure.


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floristic classification; phytosociology; savanna; structural classificaton; vegetation

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