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Miombo matters

Miombo matters

Notes and queries about land system science, with a bias towards the southern African woodlands. This is the blog for Casey Ryan and the LANDteam research group at the University of Edinburgh

Category: Background

the miombo on fire at night

Miombo is the vernacular (plural) name for Brachystegia boehmii and similar trees found across Southern Africa (Coates Palgrave et al. 2002). However the name miombo is widely used to describe the savanna woodlands of Southern Africa that are dominated by trees of the subfamily Detarioideae of the Leguminosae, mainly of the genera Brachystegia, Julbernardia and […]


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