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 .
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
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.
macrostachyus is mixed with leaves of Hagenia
abyssinica (Bruce) J.F.Gmel.
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.
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.