Amongst its 8,500 plant species are the Brachystegia
, Julbernardia and Isoberlinia trees, which provide an abundant source of nectar for bees.
Chigondo, Removal of zinch(II) ions from aqueous solution using Msasa tree (brachystegia
spiciformis) leaf powder: Equilibrium studies, J.
Because of their height, these mountains harbour different microclimates to the surrounding lowlands, where lush 'Afromontane' rainforests flourish, supporting a completely different fauna and flora to the widespread lowland miombo (Brachystegia
) woodlands common throughout eastern Africa.
Adefioye, "Proximate analysis, mineral contents, amino acid composition, antinutrients and phytochemical screening of Brachystegia
Eurycoma harms and pipper guineense schum and thonn," American Journal of Food and Nutrition, vol.
The park is located in a Miombo ecoregion, an area dominated by the following plant species: Brachystegia
boehmii, Colophospermum mopane, and Julbernardia globiflora .
chrysothrix were the most preferred species for sawn timber, the abundant lesser used species such as Julbernardia paniculata, Brachystegia
spiciformis and Brachystegia
boehmii, among the top ten hardwoods in the country, should also be promoted for bioenergy production and carbon trade (Hagglom and Partners 2016).
The Angolan Miombo, which refers to dry tropical forests in south-central Africa dominated by tree species of the genera Brachystegia
, Julbernardia, and Isoberlinia , are poorly known in terms of woody species diversity, composition, and resilience after abandonment.
Lindgren, "Fertility variation in Milletia sthuhlmanii, Brachystegia
bohemii and Leucaena leucocphala and its effect on relatedness in seeds," Forest Genetics, vol.
Methanol Stem Bark Extract of Brachystegia
eurycoma possesses significant anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties (Igbe et al., 2012).
Miombo woodlands are characterised by the co- dominance of C4 grass species that grow alongside Cyprus species and trees species of the genera Brachystegia
Julbernadia and Isorberia (Campbell 1996; Banda et al.
Essentially, they are areas of pristine Brachystegia
woodland with streams, their associated grassland areas and rocky outcrops (some with San bushman paintings).
Bicoxidens species have been collected in diverse vegetation types, including Brachystegia
or Acacia-dominated savannah woodland, and riverine and montane habitats (Mwabvu et al.