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Colophospermum Mopane - a tree for all seasons


Colophospermum Mopane - a tree for all seasons



Sustainable management of indigenous forests in the dry tropics: Proceedings of an International Conference, Kadoma, Zimbabwe, 28 May 1 June 1996: 201-210



Colophospermum mopane ("mopane") is a well-known Caesalpinioid tree or shrub, locally dominant in savanna woodlands of the main river basins of sub-tropical southern Africa. It ranges from southern Angola and northern Namibia, through Botswana, Zimbabwe and southern Zambia to southern Malawi, Mozambique and northern South Africa, being found from 200 to 1200 m in altitude.

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