Floristic, structural and seed bank diversity of a dry Afromontane forest at Mafai, central Tanzania

  title={Floristic, structural and seed bank diversity of a dry Afromontane forest at Mafai, central Tanzania},
  author={Herbert Valentine Lyaruu and Shadrack Eliapenda and Ingvar Back{\'e}us},
  journal={Biodiversity & Conservation},
Flora, vegetation and seed bank were studied in a dry Afromontane forest in the Kondoa Irangi Hills, Tanzania with the objective to obtain information necessary for the promotion of conservation of this forest, which is rapidly degenerating due to human pressure. A preliminary checklist of 104 vascular plants occurring in the forest is provided. Based on 27 plots, each of 400 m2, the forest had the following ecological features: mean tree density 408 stems · ha−1; basal area 66.56 m2 · ha−1… CONTINUE READING
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