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byMcDonald David J., Donaldson John S., Grier Lindsay
With the attractive price offered for the flower heads of S. eximia it is worthwhile for flower pickers to obtain these flowers – even at the risk of picking them unlawfully from conservation areas – in the catchments of the southern Cape mountains.
The dramatic differences between the marine plants and animals found along the east and west coasts of southern Africa are due mainly to the influence of the cold Atlantic Ocean in the west and the warm Indian Ocean in the east.