ESWATINI NATIONAL TRUST COMMISSION

Conserving Eswatini's Natural and Cultural Heritage
Eswatini National Trust Commission
 

Our logo is adapted from a painting by Phillip Dlamini, 1998, of a purple crested turaco. In traditional Swazi dress, the red feathers feature in the royal headdress, so this bird illustration is not only a symbol for wildlife conservation, but also of cultural heritage.

Purple crested turaco

Annotated Grasses Checklist - Malolotja Nature Reserve

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Eragrostis curvula (Schrad.) Nees
Weeping love grass  
Abundant, particularly on disturbed ground such as along roadsides and on previously cultivated areas, at various altitudes.

Eragrostis gummiflua Nees
Gum grass  
Uncommon, recorded from middle Malolotja valley.

Eragrostis hierniana Rendle
(E. uniglumis Hack.)

Uncommon, recorded from middle Malolotja valley.

Eragrostis sp. c.f. micrantha Hack.

Uncommon, one record from middle Malolotja valley, collected by Professor Compton in the Forbes Reef area.

Eragrostis patentissima Hack.

Occasionally found in high altitude grasslands.

Eragrostis plana Nees
Fan love grass  
Common in high altitude areas, often on old fields.

Eragrostis racemosa (Thunb.) Steud.
Narrow heart love grass  
Freguently found in open grassland, at various altitudes.

Eragrostis sclerantha Nees subsp. sclerantha

Occasionally found in grasslands at high altitudes.

Microchloa caffra Nees
Pincushion grass  
Abundant in high altitude grasslands.

Rendlia altera (Rendle) Chiov.
(R. nelsonii (Stapf) Chiov.)
Toothbrush grass  
Abundant in high altitude grasslands.

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Our Contacts:
Head Quarters: (+268) 2416 1489/1179
Email: info@sntc.org.sz

King Sobhuza II Park: (+268) 2416 1489/1179
Email: ksmp@sntc.org.sz

National Museum: (+268) 2416 1489/1179
Email: curator@sntc.org.sz


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Malolotja Nature Reserve: (+268) 2444 3241 / (+268) 2416 1480
Email: malolotjares@sntc.org.sz

Mantenga Nature Reserve and Swati Cultural Village: 2416 1151/1178
Email: culturalvillage@sntc.org.sz

Mlawula Nature Reserve: (+268) 2383 8885 (Reception)
(+268) 2383 8453 (Senior Warden)
Email: mlawula@sntc.org.sz

Magadzavane Lodge: (+268) 2343 5108/9
Email: magadzavane@sntc.org.sz

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