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Vegetation

THE VEGETATION TYPES OF ZAMBIA
 
I. Closed Forest




A. Climate





1. Low- and medium-altitude forests



(a) Dry Evergreen Forest




(i) Parinari forest




(ii) Marquesia forest





[A] Lake Basin chipya




(iii) Cryptosepalum forest





[A] KS chipya



(b) Dry Deciduous Forest




(i) Baikiaea forest




(ii) Itigi forest


2. High-altitude forests



(a) Montane Forest

B. Edaphic




1. Swamp Forest



2. Riparian Forest

II. Open Forest with Grass



A. Woodland




1. Miombo Woodland


2. Kalahari Woodland


3. Mopane Woodland


4. Munga Woodland
III. Termitaria





1. Miombo



2. Kalahari



3. Mopane



4. Munga




5. Riparian

IV. Grasslands



Source: D. B. Fanshawe, The vegetation of Zambia, 1971

Miombo woodland
Miombo woodland

Mopane woodland
Mopane woodland

Granite flora
Granite flora

Escarpment vegetation
Escarpment vegetation

 Updated: 14 April 2014
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