Ecol­ogy

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The World Wildlife Fund di­vides the Cape Floris­tic Re­gion into three ecore­gions: the Low­land fyn­bos and renos­ter­veld; Mon­tane fyn­bos and renos­ter­veld; and the Al­bany thick­ets.

It is thought that the Cape Floris­tic Re­gion is ex­pe­ri­enc­ing one of the most rapid rates of ex­tinc­tion in the world due to habi­tat loss, land degra­da­tion and in­va­sive alien plants, par­tic­u­larly wat­tle and aca­cia trees from Aus­tralia

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