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Ngome Forest

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Ngome Forest is situated to the east of Vryheid, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. This is a unique forest, being transitional between Mistbelt Forest and Coastal Scarp Forest. The area has been protected since 1905, and forms part of the Ntendeka Wilderness Area.

Trees here grow up to 30m tall and include Yellowwoods (Afrocarpus falcatus and Podocarpus latifolius), Natal Hard Pear (Olinia radiata), Forest Waterberry (Syzygium gerrardii), Bastard Stinkwood (Ocotea kenyensis), Terblanz Beech (Faurea macnaughtonii) and Green Hazel (Trichocladus grandiflorus).

A species of Dwarf Chameleon (Bradypodion sp.) lives here known as the Ngome Dwarf Chameleon.

References

Ngome Forest Wikipedia


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