Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden. Cape Town. South African Nat

South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI)

responsible for exploring, revealing, celebrating and championing biodiversity for the benefit and enjoyment of all of South Africa’s people.

 

The Kirstenbosch gardens cover an area of 528 hectares with 36 hectares of cultivated garden. The gardens are a celebration of South African flora - showcasing only indigenous South African plants. Fynbos, proteas, cycads and lawns are intermingled with streams and ponds. A great variety of birds inhabit the gardens. Photo: John Hogg / World Bank

 

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Taken on June 30, 2011