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Table 1 The extent of fire survival or persistence displayed 2.5 years after fire by large shrub species in a Nama-Karoo montane shrubby grassland, South Africa. Measures reported are based on numbers of individuals and calculated as detailed under Methods.

From: Growth-Form Responses to Fire in Nama-Karoo Escarpment Grassland, South Africa

Species Post: pre-fire population Resprouting (%) Reseeding (%) Plants surveyed (n) Latitude (°) Longitude (°)
Passerina montana 6.40 100 540 32 32°15′41″S 22°29′43″E
Passerina montana 2.47 30 217 168 32°15′27″S 22°30′10″E
Passerina montana 0.14 0 14 123 32°12′45″S 22°31′35″E
Helichrysum trilineatum 2.72 100 172 136 32°15′34″S 22°30′08″E
Diospyros austro-africana 2.26 91 135 54 32°15′34″S 22°30′08″E
Cliffortia arborea 1.38 23 115 28 32°12′45″S 22°31′35″E
Cliffortia arborea 1.28 37 91 122 32°15′34″S 22°30′08″E
Anthospermum spathulatum 1.21 80 41 196 32°12′45″S 22°31′25″E
Euryops annae 0.94 3 91 265 32°14′48″S 22°28′56″E
Euryops annae 0.24 18 6 197 32°16′09″S 22°29′40″E
Elytropappus rhinocerotis 0.00 0 0 89 32°16′09″S 22°29′40″E