Location: Monavale Vlei, Harare

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Photo: David Hartung
View from edge of the vlei

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Photo: David Hartung
Different bands of grass species

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Photo: David Hartung
General view

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Photo: David Hartung
Raised drier patch with Sorghum and an Acacia

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Photo: David Hartung
Eulalia aurea in the wetter parts of the vlei

General Information

Quarter degree square: 1731C3

Country: Zimbabwe

Habitat: Seasonally wet grassland, streams and miombo woodland

Altitude range: 1470 m

Annual rainfall:

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Monavale Vlei is an important wetland area within the city of Harare. The area is managed by COSMO, the Conservation Society of Monavale. Full details may be found on their website.

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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: Monavale Vlei, Harare.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/location-display.php?location_id=77, retrieved 21 May 2024

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