Part of R. Good's (1974, The Geography of the Flowering Plants) Palaeotropical floral kingdom, within the African subkingdom, comprising just two islands. This is probably the smallest floral region. There are five endemic (see endemism) genera, three of them being woody members of the Asteraceae. See also floral province; floristic region.
Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry — Ecology and Conservation.