Location: Tsodilo Hills

General Information

Quarter degree square: 1821D1, 1821D3, 1821D4

Country: Botswana

Habitat: Rocky hills and dry Kalahari woodland and scrub

Altitude range: 1000 -1400 m

Annual rainfall:

Location (short): Isolated hills rising above the Kalahari sandveld in Northwest Bostwana

Location (detailed):


The hills are of great cultural and religious significance to the San people. There are many caves and shelters containing rock art. The area is a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2001.

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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: Tsodilo Hills.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/location-display.php?location_id=177, retrieved 5 October 2022

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