Location: Lochinvar National Park Zambia

General Information

Quarter degree square: 1527C4, 1527C3

Country: Zambia

Habitat: Floodplains and woodlands

Altitude range: c. 1000 m

Annual rainfall: 551-650 mm

Location (short): On southern side of Kafue R. Lochinvar is part of the Kafue flats. At its northern end lies the largest stretch of open water on the flats, the Chunga Lagoon.

Location (detailed): National Park No. 13, gazetted 1972. 410 sq km. Monze District


A geological fault runs through the south of the park and associated with this are hot springs and a large deposit of gypsum.

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Zimbabwe: Location details: Lochinvar National Park Zambia .
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/location-display.php?location_id=102, retrieved 25 January 2022

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