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Coastal Dune Rehabilitation Benguerra Island Mozambique East Africa

An initial site inspection was carried out on the 1-2 September 2015 to access the condition of the dunes and to view the areas where damage to the dunes needs to be repaired.

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Coastal Dunes Benguerra Island Mozambique East Africa

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Hyphaene coriacea palms growing on the coastal dunes Benguerra Island Bazaruto Archipelago

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Sceavola plumieri growing on Benguerra Island Bazaruto Archipelago Mozambique

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Colourful fruits of Dyospiros rotundifolia growing on coastal dunes Benguerra Island, Bazaruto Archipelago, Mozambique, East Africa

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A traditional arab dhow transporting firewood and other materials to Benguerra Island, Bazaruto Archipelago, Mozambique

Below is a list of the dominant plant species found growing on the coastal dunes on Benguerra Island, Bazaruto Archipelago during our site inspected done during the dry winter period, all of the plants have been positively identified and their natural occurrence in the area has been confirmed.

Coastal Dune Pioneer Plants

Canavalia maritima

Cyperus crassipes

Ipomoea pes-caprae

Launaea sarmentosa

Scaevola plumieri

Sophora inhambanensis

Sporobolus virginicus

Coastal Dune Scrub Plants

Barleria prionitis subsp. delagoensis

Caesalpinia bonduc

Coptosperma littorale

Deinbollia oblongifolia

Diospyros rotundifolia

Euclea natalensis

Eugenia capensis subsp. capensis

Grewia caffra

Grewia sulcata

Helichrysum kraussii

Hyphaene coriacea

Mimusops caffra

Ozoroa obovate

Pergularia daemia

Phoenix reclinata

Salacia kraussii

Sclerocarya birrea

Tephrosia purpurea subsp. canescens


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