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  • Cassipourea malosana predominates in wetter areas in the south-west and north-east (over 2,200 mm/year).

    Mount Kenya National Park and National Forest, Kenya

  • Dominant species of the submontane forest between 1,300-1,600 m in the west and 1,600-2,000 m in the north are Croton megalocarpus and Calodendron capense; and of the lower to middle montane forest between 1,600-2,200 m in the west and 2,000-2,400 m in the north is Cassipourea malosana.

    Kilimanjaro National Park, Tanzania

  • The crater floor is mainly open shortgrass plains with fresh and brackish water lakes, marshes, swamps and two patches of Acacia woodland: Lerai Forest, with co-dominants yellow fever tree Acacia xanthophloea and Rauvolfia caffra; and Laiyanai Forest with pillar wood Cassipourea malosana, Albizzia gummifera, and Acacia lahai.

    Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania

  • Other important canopy trees present at high elevations include Podocarpus latifolius, Ekebergia capensis, Cassipourea malosana and Rapanea melanophloeos.

    South Malawi montane forest-grassland mosaic

  • Tree species here include Aphloia theiformis, Cassipourea malosana, Dombeya torrida, Olea capensis, and the endemic Allanblackia ulugurensis.

    Eastern Arc forests

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