Description of South African Vegetation Types available on BGIS
SANBI’s Biodiversity Information Management Directorate has uploaded the pdf descriptions of each of the 440 vegetation types mapped in South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland, to its BGIS website. The document describes the distribution, endemic taxa, landscape features and geology etc of each vegetation type.
To view the pdf description of each vegetation type BGIS website users will need to use the identify tool found in the interactive mapping section. For more detailed instructions regarding the use of the identify tool email firstname.lastname@example.org.