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cusso

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n
(Plants) a tree of the rose family native to the mountains of central and eastern Africa
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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.
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.
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.
Above the camphor belt the forest is dominated by Podocarpus latifolius, Hagenia abyssinica and Erica excelsa.
Trek for between one and four hours through dense forest, weaving through overhanging vines, moss-covered hagenia trees and giant lobelias that thrive in the tropical climate.
Huge stands of juniper and hagenia trees, the habitat of Menilik's bushbuck, give way to lush mountain meadows awash with wildflowers, where the highly endangered Ethiopian wolf (Canis simensis) roams.
In the most disturbed areas of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, on the wetter, east-facing slopes, there are montane forests dominated by Hagenia abyssinica (Rosaceae), heaths, and montane thicket.
S-1: 8[degrees]53N:38[degrees]09'E, 2900 m, 10 km south of Ginchi city, Cholomu Forest (woody species, in particular Hagenia abissinica and Podocarpus forming the canopy; undergrowth of ferns), in mosses on trees, 15.
229 The African cloud forest, as shown in this photo of the Ruwenzori mountains in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, is very rich in mosses and bearded lichens (Usnea) that hang from the branches, especially those of Hagenia.
Holotype: [male] ETHIOPIA: Bale Mountains National Park, Harenna Forest (wood species, in particular, Hagenia abissinica forming the canopy), 6[degrees]38'N:39[degrees]43'E, 1883 m, in soil, 23.