Location: Bridal Veil Falls, Chimanimani

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Map showing location of Bridal Veil Falls

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Bridal Veil Falls

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Bridal Veil Falls

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Sium repandum fringing the pool below Bridal Veil Falls

General Information

Quarter degree square: 1932D4

Country: Zimbabwe

Habitat: Patches of evergreen riverine forest and Brachystegia woodland

Altitude range: c. 1520 m

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Description

Bridal Veil Falls forms is an ideal picnic site within easy walking distance from the Chimanimani Village. The area is protected by National Parks of Zimbabwe and shows a small, nicely preserved area of evergreen vegetation, amidst a larger area of high-rainfall Brachystegia woodland. The area does not fall within the quartzite zone of the Chimanimani Mts and does not have any of the endemic species but it still yields a rich variety of interesting plants, such as Sium repandum, Crotalaria variegata, an unusual form of Eucomis autumnalis and a beautiful grove of the Wild Banana, Ensete ventricosum.

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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: Bridal Veil Falls, Chimanimani.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/location-display.php?location_id=64, retrieved 25 June 2017

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