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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Stiburus conrathii Hack.

Occasional, near streams and vieis in high altitude grassland. Flowering in June.

Poa annua L.
Annual bluegrass  
Recorded from disturbed areas at log cabins and office, in moist shady areas. Naturalised from Europe.

Festuca caprina Nees

Abundant in moist areas around Malolotja viei.

Festuca costata Nees
Tussock fescue   Siswati: Lukhasi
Common, patchy distribution in high altitude grassland.

Festuca scabra Vahl
Munnik fescue  
Uncommon, recorded from exotic forest at high altitude.

Bromus catharticus Vahl
Rescue grass  
Uncommon, recorded from area in front of warden's house. Naturalised, different strains from Europe, Australia and America.

Bromus natalensis Stapf
(B. speciosus Nees)
((B. firmior (Nees) Stapf))

Uncommon, found in high altitude grassland areas.

Brachypodium flexum Nees

Uncommon, one record from stream bank of upper Majolomba river.

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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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