south-west Australian floral region

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Part of R. Good's (1974, The Geography of the Flowering Plants) Australian floral kingdom, which is a very rich floral region with a high degree of endemism, in many respects rivalling that of the Cape region of South Africa. The same families are prominent in both floras and they have many growth forms in common. See also floral province; floristic region.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry — Ecology and Conservation.

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