Chaparral. By: Harrison McCandless. Global Distribution. The Chaparral biome is found in four places in the world Mediterranean Basin (where it is known as maqius) central Chile (where it is called matorral) South African Cape Region (known there as fynbos) Western and Southern Australia.
By: Harrison McCandless
The Chaparral biome is characterized by shrubland or heathland plant community, which is often ravaged by wildfires.