Location: Gorongosa National Park

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Photo: Bart Wursten
Gorongosa National Park Logo

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Lake Urema.

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Liona are back at Lion House

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Musikadze River

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Densely forested limestone gorges along the eastern Cheringoma escarpment.

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Typical floodplain vegetation flanked by forests of Faidherbia albida, Vachellia xanthophloea and Hyphaene palms. and

General Information

Quarter degree square: 1834C1-4, 1834D1-4; 1934A1-2, 1934B1

Country: Mozambique

Habitat: Large floodplain areas of seasonally inundated grassland; Acacia xanthophoea and palm woodlands; dry deciduous woodlands; mixed miombo; sand forest; inselbergs; limestone gorges; lakes, rivers and swamps

Altitude range: from c. 400 m on the western escarpment down to 20 m on the flood plain and up to c. 300 m on the eastern plateau.

Annual rainfall:

Location (short): One of the major National Parks in Mozambique situated at the very southern tip of the Great Rift Valley

Location (detailed): For more information see Gorongosa.org.


Useful links

View a list of records for Gorongosa National Park

View a list of unique taxa (excluding cultivated plants) for Gorongosa National Park

View a list of unique taxa (all taxa whether cultivated or not) for Gorongosa National Park

View map showing records

View a list of recorders who have visited this location

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Location details: Gorongosa National Park.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/location-display.php?location_id=14, retrieved 24 June 2024

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