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Guide to the Alluvial Plains Ecozone in the Kruger National Park - South Africa
  

Alluvial Plains Ecozone - Kruger National Park:

Description: The Alluvial Plains Ecozone in Kruger National Park is found along the main rivers and water courses. The Alluvial Plains were formed and are still being formed by rivers depositing soils during floods.

Typical Vegetation:

Trees : Flood plains
Trees : River banks
Grasses
Common cluster fig
Apple-leaf
Leadwood
Brack thorn
Jackal-berry
Natal mahogany
Nyala tree
Sausage tree
Tamboti
Water elder
Fever tree
Matumi
Umbrella thorn
Lala palm
Flame creeper
Short and sweet grasses


Typical Animals:

Predators

Browsers

Grazers

Special Interest

Lion

Kudu

Buffalo

Bushbuck

Leopard

Duiker

Waterbuck

Nyala

 

Impala *

 

Sharpe's grysbok

Other Ecozones:

Kruger National Park Links
General:

Introduction

Accommodation

Activities & Adventures

Facilities

History
Wildlife:
Amphibians
Birds
Fish
Mammals
Reptiles
Invertebrates
Trees
Grasses
Herbaceous Plants
Ecology
Maps:
Kruger National Park Map
Route Maps to the KNP
Limpopo Lowveld Map
Mpumalanga Lowveld Map
What's Interesting Nearby:
Pilgrims Rest
Sudwala Caves
Barberton
Blyde River Canyon
God's Window & Graskop
Historical Mines
Photographs:
A typical road in Kruger
The Orpen Dam view site
The Afsaal picnic site

 

 

  
 
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