Do you think that you are an expert in fynbos? Take our fun quiz to see for yourself.
Fynbos is threatened on a daily basis by:
There are MANY threats to fynbos. These include climate change, invasive aliens and over-harvesting.
What’s South Africa’s national flower?
Protea cynaroides, better known as the King Protea.
Which bird can only survive in fynbos – and will die out without it?
The Sugarbird is dependent on fynbos and feeds mainly off Proteas.
What flower is in Flower Valley’s logo?
We have a Pincushion in our logo
What fynbos species is only found on Flower Valley Farm and surrounds, and nowhere else in the world?
The critically endangered Erica irregularis is a special species to us, growing only on our farm and surrounds.
How many species grow in the Cape Floral Kingdom?
Our Kingdom has around 9600 different species - making it the most diverse kingdom in the world, isn’t that great?
Fynbos loves fire – true or false?
Fynbos and fire work hand in hand and must happen in a controlled manner every 12 years or so to achieve the best results of fynbos regrowth.
What fynbos family has more than 6000 species, and includes plants like the irregularis and plukenetti?
The Erica family has more than 6000 species.
Do you love fynbos?
Do you think it’s worth protecting?