Expedition no. 33: Second Chimanimani Survey: 24 Oct 2014-06 Nov 2014

The second expedition to the Mozambique side of the Chimanimani Mountains. We tackled more different area and altitudes to get a better idea about frequencies and distributions of the rare and endemic plants in this mountain range, particularly on the Mozambican side where many of these species have not been recorded before. We also looked at the impact of recent artisanal gold mining in the area. (Bart Wursten).

Generate a list of species for Expedition no. 33


The expedition was organised by KEW Botanic Gardens in collaboration with the local Mozambican NGO MICAIA.

Participants were:
Inês Chelene, National Herbarium, IIAM, Maputo
Hercília Chipanga, Micaia Foundation, Chimoio
Armindo Carlos Dapaz, cook, Chimoio
Anthony Mapaura, National Herbarium & Botanic Gardens, Harare, Zimbabwe
João Massunde, Micaia Foundation, Nzhou Camp, Sussundenga
Daglasse Muassinar, Micaia Foundation, Chimoio
Kudakwashe Mutasa, National Herbarium & Botanic Gardens, Harare, Zimbabwe
Manuel Filimone Mawaque, guide, Zomba Community, Sussundenga
Samuel Marcopo, guide, Zomba Community, Sussundenga
Jonathan Timberlake (team leader), Herbarium, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, London
Bart Wursten, independent botanist and co-author mozambiqueflora.com, Meise, Belgium

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: Expedition no. 33: Second Chimanimani Survey.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/outing-display.php?outing_id=33, retrieved 4 March 2024

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