Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden. Cape Town. South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI)

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 rolling lawns are intermingled with streams and ponds and well-laid out pathways for easy walking. A great variety of birds inhabit the gardens. Photo: John Hogg / World Bank

 

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Taken on June 30, 2011