Location: Besna Kobila

General Information

Quarter degree square: 2028B3, 2028B4

Country: Zimbabwe

Habitat: Vleis, seepage zones, rocky habitats and woodland

Altitude range: 1220 - 1540 m

Annual rainfall:

Location (short): Besna Kobila is a farm in the eastern part of the Matobo Hills.

Location (detailed): Included within this location are the adjacent farms of Broadlees, Chesterfield, Quaringa, Shumbashaba Mkulu and Terrington.


Besna Kobila is an Eastern Highlands 'outlier', namely an area of above-average rainfall.

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Location details: Besna Kobila.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/location-display.php?location_id=57, retrieved 8 December 2023

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