Republic of South Africa

The vegetation of the south of the country is very original floristically, which is why there is an independent plant state called Capensis.

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Cape Capensis is the smallest floristic state in the world. It covers an area of approximately 85 thousand square kilometers at the southern tip of South Africa. This place is characterized by an extremely rich flora, numbering over 8500 species. Very numerous are represented, among others: geraniums (2300 species) and geraniums (2500 species). From Capensis comes the genus Lithops, whose representatives are called living stones. Among the species found there, as many as 73% are endemic.