Location: Serra de Gurue and Mt Namuli

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Photo: Alan Gardiner
Early dawn over Gurue from the Tea Estates

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Photo: Alan Gardiner
Panorama over Serra de Gurue from the base of Namuli peak.

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Photo: Alan Gardiner
The Impressive monolith of Namuli peak towering above the surrounding highland plateau.

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Photo: Alan Gardiner
Higher slopes below Namuli peak with seepage grassland and colonies of Xerophyta sp.

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Photo: Alan Gardiner
Climbing up towards Namuli peak through rocky montane seepage grassland.

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Photo: Alan Gardiner
Dark misty forests still cover the higher slopes.

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Photo: Alan Gardiner
Our modest base camp on the Muqueche River

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Photo: Alan Gardiner
Artisanal logging in the montane forests below Namuli Peak.

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Photo: Alan Gardiner
Some provisional bridge repairs needed to safely cross our vehicle.

General Information

Quarter degree square: 1537A3

Country: Mozambique


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Useful links

View a list of records for Serra de Gurue and Mt Namuli

View a list of unique taxa (excluding cultivated plants) for Serra de Gurue and Mt Namuli

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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: Serra de Gurue and Mt Namuli.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/location-display.php?location_id=86, retrieved 20 May 2024

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