Location: Mt Dedza

General Information

Quarter degree square: 1434A4

Country: Malawi

Habitat: Evergreen forest, rocky outcrops and exotic plantations.

Altitude range: 1600 - 2198 m

Annual rainfall:

Location (short): Isolated mountian in Dedza District, Central Province Malawi.

Location (detailed):


Dedza Mountain rises to a height of 2198m above the small town at 1600m. It takes about two and a half hours to walk up the well maintained road to the communications antennae. Much of the mountain is covered with plantation pine but there are areas of riverine and evergreen forest, especially nearer the summit. Part of the mountain is a designated Forest Reserve.

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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: Mt Dedza.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/location-display.php?location_id=212, retrieved 29 May 2024

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