Location: Lavushi Manda National Park

General Information

Quarter degree square: I230B2, I230B3, I230B4

Country: Zambia

Habitat: Plateau woodland and rocky hill range

Altitude range: 1100-1808 m

Annual rainfall: 851-950 mm

Location (short): The park is situated to the west of the Great North Road between Serenje and Mpika

Location (detailed): National Park No. 9, gazetted 1972,1500 sq km. Mpika District. This rather poorly known national park is situated to the west of the Great North Road between Serenje and Mpika. the terrain is gently rolling and lies mainly between 1200-1400m, although the Lavushi Manda Hills exceed 1800m in places. This scenic range extends for about 40km and runs parallel to the south-eastern boundary of the park In the hills are some deep canyons and precipitous rock faces and cliffs (Clarke & Loe 1974).


The habitat is predominantly mature miombo, but the park encompasses the headwaters of numerous small rivers along which run strips of forest or dambos. These then drain into the Bangweulu basin.

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Location details: Lavushi Manda National Park .
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/location-display.php?location_id=98, retrieved 24 April 2024

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