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F is for Fynbos, Flowers and Fishermen

Fynbos

Fynbos is the natural scrub or heathland vegetation occurring in a small belt of the Western Cape, mainly in winter rainfall coastal and mountainous areas with a Mediterranean climate.

The name fynbos is Afrikaans for fine bush and refers to the fine, needle-like leaves of many fynbos species. The example in my photo was taken from Hout Bay and you can see the fymbos leading upwards towards Table Mountain. Read more ›››