FLORA & FAUNA OF LUMO CONSERVANCY
ADENIUM OBESUM (Arrow Poison Tree)
  • They have colourful flower but poisonous
  • They produce clear fluids/sap and used by locals to make arrow poison
  • They blossom even during the dry season.
EUPHORBIA CANDELABRUM (Candelabra Tree)
  • They have no leaves and small flowers
  • They have succulent green stems and branches
  • They produce milk latex which is very poisonous
  • Propagation is through stem cuttings
NEWTONIA HILDEBRANDTII (Lebombo Wattle)
  • Medium sized tree one of the tallest of all the trees
  • Sheds all the leaves and the fruit pods are brown reddish in colour and numerous
ACCACIA TORTILIS (Umbrella Thorn)
  • Umbrella acacia, most of the animals spend the hot period under the shade leaving dung
  • The canopy helps reduce the torrential/rain speed and the water flows on the branches to the base
  • The pods are very nutritious and feed on by many antelopes which helps to disburse them
THUBERGIA HOLSTII (Thunbergia Affinis)
  • Beautiful blue flowers, violet blue, yellow
  • Perennial flower, during the rainy season
SOLANUM INCANUM (Thorn Apple)
  • Pioneer species
  • The most spread indigenous invasive species
  • Yellow fruits which feed on by many herbivores
BALANITES GLABRA / AEGYPTICA (Desert Date / Soap Berry Tree)
  • Spiny shrubs and the thorns are all green
  • Fruits is round and yellow pale red and mildly poisonous to human and may cause fever or diarrhoea
CORDIA OVALIS (Sandpaper Saucerberry)
  • Sandpaper trees. Leaves are rough and are used to smoothen the walking sticks
  • Can do nail with them.
  • Wood is hard can be used for house framing
SALVADORA PERSICA (Toothbrush Tree)
  • Ever green leaves and succulent
ZAMIOCULCAS ZAMIIFOLIUS (ZZ plant)
  • Zanzibar gem
ACACIA BREVISPICA (Senegalia Brevispica) 
  • Hock thorns. Wait a bit acacia
ACACIA SENEGAL (Gum Arabic)
  • Thorny deciduous Tree

LIST OF FLORA

  • ERYTHYRINA BUNEI
  • GARDENIA OBUSTIFOLIA
  • COMMIPHORA AFRICANA
  • ZIZIPHUS MUCRONATA
  • ZANTHOZYLUM CHALYBEUM
  • ERYTHROCOCCA BONGENSIS
  • RUTTYA FRUTICOSA
  • ASPILIA PLURISETA
  • ALBIZIA ANTHELMINTICA
  • CRINIUM MACOWANI
  • SCADOXUS MULTILORUS
  • ACACIA MILIFERRA
  • ADANSONIA DIGITATA
  • ALOE VERA
  • EUCLEA DIVINORUM
  • GLORIOSA SUPERBA
  • ADENIA GLOBOSA
  • SANSEVIERIA AFRICANA
  • CENTEMOPSIS GRACELENTA
  • HYPOESTES FORSKAOHLI
  • AZADARACHTA INDICA
  • KALANCHOE TOMENTOSA
  • BLEFARIS CILIARIS
  • BIDEN PILOSA
  • MELLIA VOLKENSII
  • PLENCRANTHUS BARBATUS
  • MADAGASCAR PERIWINKLE
  • OCIMMUM GRATISIMUM
  • OCIMUM AMERICANUM
  • COMMIPHORA ORISIANA
  • LEONOTIS MOLLISIMA
  • LEONOTIS NEPETIFOLIA
  • SANSEVIERA PEARSONI
  • CADABA FERINOSA
  • GREWIA BICOLOR
  • GREWIA VILLOSA
  • GREWIA SIMILIS

     

  • FICUS SYCOMORUS
  • LANEA ELIATOR
  • COMMELINNA BEGHALENSIS
  • COMMELINNA FORSKELAI
  • ACCACIA ELIATOR
  • MAERU CLAUCA
  • ASPHARAGUS ASHIETIKER
  • TRIBULUS TERRESTRIS
  • PORTULACA OLERACEA
  • EUPHORBIA KIBWEZIENSIS
  • EUPHORBIA TIRUCALLI
  • EUPHORBIA HETEROCHROMA
  • DELONIX ELATOR
  • ACACIA DREPANOLOBIUM
  • BOSCIA ALBITRUNCA
  • PUPALIA LAPPACEA
  • OXALIS OXALIDACEA
  • CAPARIS TOMENTOSA
  • ACACIA XANTHOPHLOEA
  • LANNEA STELEMANE
  • CORDIA SINENSIS
  • CORDIA MONICA
  • CORDIA GORZEI
  • ALOE FEROX
  • ALOE VERA
  • ASCLRPIA FRUITCOSA
  • ACACIA REFICIENS
  • XIMENA AMERICANA
  • JUSTICIA FLAVA
  • HELITROPIUM STEUDNERI
  • IPOMEA KITUENSIS
  • IPOMEA JAEGERI
  • EUPHORBIA CUNEATTA
  • SERICOMOSIS PALLIDA
  • MAERU LINALEAVES
  • CRINIUM MACOWANI
  • SCADOXUS MULTIFLORIUS


LIST OF FAUNA

  • MELANISTIC SERVAL CAT
  • NORMAL SERVAL CAT
  • KLIPSPRINGER
  • SUNI
  • RED DUIKER
  • AFRICAN WILD CAT
  • BAT EARED FOX
  • CIVET CAT
  • GENET CAT
  • AARDWOLF
  • AARDVARK
  • ELEPHANTS
  • LIONS
  • CHEETAHS
  • LEOPARD
  • KONGONI
  • CAPE BUFFALOES
  • COMMON ZEBRAS
  • MAASAI GIRAFFES
  • WILDBEAST
  • ELANDS
  • LESSER KUDU
  • IMPALA
  • GRANTS GAZELLES
  • WILDBEAST
  • YELLOW HEADED AGAMA

 

  • FRINGED EARED ORYX
  • BUSHBUCK
  • COMMON WATER BUCK
  • YELLOW BABOON
  • SYKE MONKEY
  • VERVET MONKEY
  • STRIPED HYENA
  • WHITE TAILED MONGOOSE
  • COMMON SLENDER MONGOOSE
  • HONEY BADGERS
  • SPORTED HYENA
  • SILVER BACKED JARCALS
  • BAT EARED FOX
  • BUSH BABY
  • SPORTED GREEN HOUSE SNAKE
  • PUFF ADDER
  • SPITTING COBRA
  • BLACK MAMBA
  • GREEN MAMBA
  • MONITOR LIZARD
  • NILE MONITOR
  • GREAT PLATED LIZARD
  • GECKO
  • RED BEAKED SNAKE