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The vegetation ecology of municipal Durban, Natal. Floristic classification

D. C. Roberts
Bothalia | Vol 23, No 2 | a813 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/abc.v23i2.813 | © 1993 D. C. Roberts | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 10 October 1993 | Published: 10 October 1993

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D. C. Roberts, Department of Geographical and Environmental Sciences, University of Natal, South Africa

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Abstract

The vegetation of municipal Durban is classified according to the Braun-Blanquet method, using the PHYTOTAB program package. Five major vegetation types with 18 communities are described, as are the major environmental factors influencing vegetation composition and structure.


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floristic classification; municipal Durban; phytosociology. PHYTOTAB. urban open space

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