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Some endemic plants of Ethiopia

Mesfin Tadesse.

Some endemic plants of Ethiopia

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Published by Ethiopian Tourism Commission in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ethiopia.
    • Subjects:
    • Endemic plants -- Ethiopia.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 55).

      Statementby Mesfin Tadesse.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQK395 .M47 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination55 p. :
      Number of Pages55
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1391505M
      LC Control Number92980349

      Ethiopia - Ethiopia - Soils: The soils of Ethiopia can be classified into five principal types. The first type is composed of euritic nitosols and andosols and is found on portions of the Western and Eastern highlands. These soils are formed from volcanic material and, with proper management, have medium to high potential for rain-fed agriculture. The second group of soils, eutric cambisols. Based on current taxonomy, Ethiopia has 15 endemics and nearly 40 near-endemics (many of which were endemics until Eritrea gained independence from Ethiopia in ) A two-week birding tour could expect around species and up to in 3 weeks, including sightings of most of Ethiopia’s endemic and near-endemic birds.


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Some endemic plants of Ethiopia Unknown Binding – January 1, by Mesfin Tadesse (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer Author: Mesfin Tadesse. Preliminary working list to contribute to National plant conservation target Tesfaye Awas (PhD) Institute of Biodiversity Conservation, P. BoxAddis Ababa, Ethiopia The list of Endemic plants of Ethiopia was produced (Table 1) from published flora books (Hedberg and Edwards, ; Phillips, ; Edwards et al.,and ;File Size: 78KB.

Ethiopia flaunts an extraordinary array of flora made up of over 1, species of trees, shrubs and lianas – of which are endemic.

Ethiopia’s mountains are blanketed with shrubs such as pyracantha, jasmine, poinsettia and a variety of lavish evergreens. Buy Some endemic plants of Ethiopia by Mesfin Tadesse (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Mesfin Tadesse. There are endemic and near endemic woody taxa in Ethiopia and Eritrea, of which are trees and are shrubs.

In this report, IUCN Red List Categories and Criteria are given for   Some of the plants of Ethiopia are looked at below.

Frankincense. Frankincense, which is obtained from plants in the Genus Boswellia, is known for its fragrant resin which has many medical uses, especially as an anti-inflammatory agent.

There are four main species of Boswellia which can produce true Frankincense. Namely, these are Boswellia. The Red List of Endemic Trees & Shrubs of Ethiopia and Eritrea.

So, in Ethiopia, one goes on safari hoping to see some of the extremely rare and endemic wild animals of Ethiopia, rather than hoping to see large herds with many different species. Some are actually quite easy to see in the wild, like the mountain endemics, while others are so rare that even experts have difficulty finding them, like the.

All the plants illustrated in this book are found in Ethiopia. Index of Names in some Ethiopian Languages, which includes a of unique endemic plants found in Ethiopia makes in its own right a valuable heritage for future Some endemic plants of Ethiopia book.

viii. of some species in this region. As yet no complete red list of plants has been compiled for Ethiopia and Eritrea and neither country has a national red list. Partial lists of threatened plants have been published for Afroalpine, endemic or woody taxa (Ensermu et al.FriisHedbergViswanathan ).

The IUCN Red List of. Ethiopia has a large variety of indigenous plant and animal species. In some areas, the mountains are covered with shrubs such as pyracantha, jasmine, poinsettia, and a varied assortment of evergreens.

Caraway, carcade, cardamom, chat, coriander, incense, myrrh, and red pepper are common. The lakes in the Great Rift Valley region abound with numerous species of birds, and wild animals are.

The country has a high diversity of tree species, many of which are endemic to Ethiopia, or restricted to Ethiopia and its bordering countries. Inthe Global Trees Campaign published a preliminary Red List of Endemic Trees and Shrubs of Ethiopia and Eritrea. This publication estimated that there are endemic and near endemic woody taxa.

The flora of Ethiopia is estimated to contain close to – species including medicinal plants; of those, 12–19% are endemic to the country. The medicinal plants have been used for various types of human and animal treatments in the country. endemic to Ethiopia and 20 threatened.

Moreover, only partial Red Lists of plants of Ethiopia and Eritrea have been published to date (Oldfield et al.

Some common medicinal and poisonous plants used in Ethiopian folk medicine. Faculty of Science, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. 63 pp. Mangena, T.

and Muyima, N. (), Comparative evaluation of the antimicrobial activities of essential oils of Artemisia afra, Pteronia incana and Rosmarinus officinalis on selected bacteria.

This effort has been complemented by an ongoing compilation, review and assessment of the threatened endemic flowering plants (the Red List Initiative for Plants of Ethiopia and Eritrea, Kelbessa.

Endemic to the forests of southern Ethiopia, the rare and enchantingly odd Ruspoli’s turaco boasts bold plumage in navy, scarlet, and pea green, offset by a peroxide blonde “mohawk.”.

Ethiopia boasts an extremely diverse flora including more than 1, species of woody plants ( of which are endemic) and types of grass. At Bale and Simien massifs open habitat typical plants are – soft green guassa grass, ericaceous heathers and spectacular palm-like giant ng plants are the ‘red-hot-pokers’ of the genus Kniphofia.

Of the endemic vascular plants so far recorded there are about species in genera and 66 families. There are 5 endemic genera (marked red) but no endemic families.

References. Edwards S, Mesfin Tadesse & Hedberg I (eds) Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea, Vol. government of the federal democratic republic of ethiopia institute of biodiversity conservation national biodiversity strategy and action plan.

Ethiopian traditional medicine. Ethiopia is considered the home of some of the most diverse plant species in Africa that serve as sources of many traditional medicinal plants. In Ethiopia, medicinal plants contribute, to about 80% of the traditional medicines used.

This large size makes Ethiopia an ecologically diverse ranging from arid areas to tropical forests in the south. The nation enjoys a high level of endemism with 31 species of endemic mammals and over twenty species of endemic birds. In total, there are more than species of birds that have been recorded in the country.

Ethiopia isn’t necessarily always thought of as a wildlife destination. Nevertheless its unique fauna is among some of its many great treasures. The country is home to several endemic species that could be classified as, for want of a better word, oddballs.

Ranging from the elusive Ethiopian wolf to no fewer than 16 different bird species. plants out of which an estimated 12% are endemic and about species are used as medicinal plants.

The majority (80%) of Ethiopian people depends on traditional medicine for their health care, and more than 95% of traditional medicinal preparations made from plant origin. Ethiopia is. Kelbessa E, Demissew S, Woldu Z, Edwards S: Some threatened Endemic plants of Ethiopia.

The status of some plants in parts of tropical Africa. Edited by: Edwards S, Zemede A.East and Central Africa: NAPRECA, No BotanyGoogle Scholar. The Red List of Endemic Trees and Shrubs of Ethiopia and Eritrea, published by the Global Trees Campaign inhelps to improve the sparse knowledge of trees in the area.

The conservation of tree species in Ethiopia and Eritrea is of particular importance as both countries have some of the highest levels of poverty in the world. Birders worldwide are becoming aware of the unique list of endemic & rare Ethiopian birds and the country is becoming one of Africa’s fastest growing birdwatching countries.

Of the + species of birds, some are resident species wile species are seasonal migrants, of which are Palearctic migrants. 31 species are of global. A description of species of genera and 68 families (including naturalized exotics), their native and trade names, data on distribution, ecology, wood properties and uses, propagation etc., with a key to families and genera, and line drawings, preceded by a description of the chief natural plant communities of Ethiopia [cf.

F.A. 23 No. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Flora of Ethiopia.: This category contains the native flora of Ethiopia as defined by the World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant of the lowest rank are always included; taxa of higher ranks (e.g.

genus) are only included if monotypic or endemic. Endemic Wild Mammals of Ethiopia. Ethiopia is one of the few countries in the world, which possess unique and characteristic fauna with a high level of endemicity (World Conservation Monitoring Center (WCMC), ).

Ethiopia is endowed with extensive and unique environmental conditions ranging from Ras Dejen (altitude m) to Dallol. A preliminary synthesis of biogeography and red list status of the endemic plants of Ethiopia and Eritrea, with figures, endemic clusterings, important plant areas and conservation measures.

The. Unique native plants. There are hundreds of thousands of native plants on Ile aux Aigrettes, including 40 endemic plant species. One of them is the Ile aux Aigrettes Ebony (Diospyros egrettarum. The Red List of Endemic Trees and Shrubs of Ethiopia and Eritrea | Jose Luis Vivero, Ensermu Kelbessa, Sebsebe Demissew | download | B–OK.

Download books for free. Find books. Animals and Plants Unique to Ethiopia > Among the many vascular plant species restricted to Ethiopia ( pdf file) are the orchids Holothrix unifolia (Google. Similarly, ample domestic trade of Ethiopian medicinal plants was reported for diverse cultural groups in Ethiopia [6, 7, 16, 21, 23, 26, 34].

In contrary, none of the medicinal plants reported by some other studies were available for sale in local markets [2, 5, 10]. These might be related with the norm and cultural issues of diverse. Ethiopia has a very rich flora. There are already over known species of flowering plants, and still more to be described.

This book introduces its readers to a few of the more obvious flowering plants found around Addis Abeba, on the Plateau and in the higher parts of the Rift Valley. Perhaps the best known of Ethiopia's endemic animal species, the Ethiopian wolf is now hovering on the brink of extinction.

It has graced two series of Ethiopian postage stamps and is regularly. Knowledge of the Ethiopian amphibian fauna is limited and Southwest Ethiopia remains understudied. This part of Ethiopia, where most of the country’s remaining natural forest is situated, is known to harbour the only populations of Afrixalus clarkei (Largen), an endemic banana frog, worldwide.

This species is under great threat of extinction and is therefore classified as endangered on the. This is an interesting little booklet that focuses on the 23 Ethiopian endemics known as ofwhen Eritrea was still considered part of Ethiopia. Today (), 12 of those birds are technically not endemic and, with some taxonomic revisions, 6 other species are not included in the s: 1.

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An endemic plant, it was first cultivated in the highlands between 4, and 1, BC. He, in turn, sampled some, and a beverage was born.

As ofEthiopia was the third largest coffee.Eastern Africa has the second highest number of VL cases, after the Indian Subcontinent. The disease is endemic in Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, and Uganda. In Ethiopia, the first case of VL was documented in in the lower Omo plains, the southwestern part of the country.

The disease has spread to become endemic.b. Checklist of Endemic Bird Species of Ethiopia This list of bird species found exclusively in Ethiopia is based on the taxonomy used in Dickinson (). Dickinson, E.C.

(Ed.)() The Howard and Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World. Revised and enlarged third edition. Princeton University Press, Princeton.

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