Location: Bunga Views, Vumba

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Photo: Mark Hyde
View of typical miombo woodland with quite a thick grass cover

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Photo: Mark Hyde
"Bunga Views" sign

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Photo: Mark Hyde
View from the cliffs towards the Burma Valley

General Information

Quarter degree square: 1932B2

Country: Zimbabwe

Habitat: Open Brachystegia woodland with grassland

Altitude range: 1550 - 1725 m

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Description

Bunga Views is a protected part of the Bunga Botanical Reserve. The large expanse of gently sloping sub-montane grassland between Castle Beacon and the Bunga Forest, ends in an area of Brachystegia woodland on a sheer, South-East facing cliff, overlooking forest and high-rainfall miombo woodland below. The area, receiving regular mists, is rich in epiphytic and lithophytic plants and has thick grass cover.

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Location details: Bunga Views, Vumba.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/location-display.php?location_id=48, retrieved 30 March 2017

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