8648 thumb Swamp Forests of Mtunzini

This is a guide to the plants and animals found in the swamp forests of southern Zululand - the coastal area extending from the Tugela to the Mfolozi River.

Swamp forests grow in fresh water. The source of water usually is groundwater seepage - which provides a constant and consistent ...more ↓

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Natal Forest Tree Frog 1
Leptopelis natalensis
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Trumpeter Hornbill 2
Bycanistes bucinator
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Palm-nut Vulture 3
Gypohierax angolensis
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African Clawless Otter 4
Aonyx capensis
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Marsh Mongoose 5
Atilax paludinosus
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Eastern Duskhawker 7
Gynacantha usambarica
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Climbing Maidenhair 8
Lygodium microphyllum
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ALIEN - Australian tree fern 9
Sphaeropteris cooperi
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Broad Sword Fern 10
Nephrolepis biserrata
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Epiphytic fern 6
Microsorum punctatum
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monarch fern 11
Microsorum scolopendria
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Hippo fig 6
Ficus trichopoda
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Freshwater Mangrove 12
Barringtonia racemosa
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Bullrush 19
Typha capensis
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Sicklethorn 6
Asparagus falcatus
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Falling-stars 13
Crocosmia aurea
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Wild Date Palm 21
Phoenix reclinata
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ALIEN - Chinese fan palm 6
Livistona chinensis
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Raphia palm 6
Raphia australis

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