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Karoophasma Klass, Picker, Damgaard, van Noort & Tojo 2003


Karoophasma biedouwensis Photo Mike Picker


This genus is known from Biedouw, Driefontein, Wolfdrif, Botterkloof Pass and Calvinia in the Western Cape Province, South Africa.


Central Mountain Renosterveld, Sand Plain Fynbos, Upland Succulent Karoo and Succulent Karoo including shifting sand dunes dominated by Stipagrostis grasses.


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