Location: Mt Gorongosa

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Satellite image Mt Gorongosa

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Photo: Bart Wursten
Panorama Mt Gorongosa from the Southeast.

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Mt Gorongsa from the drier northern slopes

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Photo: Bart Wursten
Tricholadus ellipticus mist forest on the higher slopes

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Photo: Bart Wursten
Kniphofia splendida in the upper Nhandar Valley

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Photo: Bart Wursten
A view from Nhandore Peak

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Photo: Bart Wursten
One of the upper plateaus with montane grassland and bogs.

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Photo: Bart Wursten
Moon rising over rocky upper reaches with Strelitzia and ericoid scrub

General Information

Quarter degree square: 1834A3

Country: Mozambique

Habitat: Submontane and montane evergreen forests, ericoid vegetation, montane grasslands and bogs and many rocky outctops

Altitude range: c.1000 - 1853m

Annual rainfall:

Location (short): Large isolated mountain plateau on the cental Mozambique coastal plain with peaks rising up to 1853m

Location (detailed):


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

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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 Gorongosa.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/location-display.php?location_id=4, retrieved 21 May 2024

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