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cusso

(ˈkʌsəʊ)
n
(Plants) a tree of the rose family native to the mountains of central and eastern Africa
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It's a practice ground for climbers to Batian, Mount Kenya's highest peak, at 17,057 feet class="MsoNormalThe road along the ridge goes through gentle slopes and finally we're on the descent where glades of beautiful rosewood tree or otherwise called Hagenia burst into view.
Particularly, it has been indicated that regeneration of trees like Prunus africana, Syzygium guineense, and Hagenia abyssinica in the nearby Munessa Forest has declined due to excessive grazing/browsing and trampling pressure on young seedlings and saplings by livestock [30].
The middle and upper layer of Doshke forest were occupied by species like Syzygium guieneense, Ilex mitis, Polyscias fulva, Ekebergia capensis, Apodytes dimidiata, Galiniera saxiferaga, Schefflera abyssinica, Ficus sur, and Hagenia abyssinica.
Feyissa, Welander and Negash (2005) observed that the rate of multiplication in explants of Hagenia abyssinica originating from juvenile material was low at the first subculture and increased at the second and later subcultures, especially for explants originating from seedlings.
(2007) Analysis of genetic diversity in the endangered tropical tree species Hagenia abyssinica using ISSR markers.
The dominant cereal crops growing in the area are Hordeum vulgare and Triticum aestivum, and tree species like Arundinaria alpine, Juniperus procera, Hagenia abyssinica (Kousso), Aningeria altissima (Kerero), and Eucalyptus globulus are the dominant species growing in the area.
In another episode in which Fossey and a fellow tracker are immersed in the act of rescuing a duiker--a kind of regional antelope--from a poacher trap, she takes the opportunity to describe what she regards the most compelling of gorilla emotions--curiosity: "Sitting in a row on a large Hagenia branch about twenty feet away were the four adolescent males of the group.
If you were to visit today you would see the fenced garden filled with herbal plants, with a line on one side of the beautiful Kosso (Hagenia abyssinica) trees (the leaves are used as a tapeworm infection remedy).
Et-12-10: 09[degrees]04'N 38[degrees]08'E, 10 km north of Ginchi city, Chilimo forest (Hagenia abyssinica and Juniperus sp.
Hagenia abyssinea (Heexoo) and Ocimum sauve (Hancaabii), while Grewia ferruginea (Dhoqona) is used for placental drop for cows that have the problems of retained placenta.
Essential oils from three Ethiopian medicinal plants; Hagenia abyssinica (Rosaceae), Leonotis ocymifolia (Lamiaceae), and Moringa stenopetala (Moringaceae) were investigated for their chemical composition, trypanocidal, and cytotoxic activities.