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Vegetation & Ecology of Mountain Rwenzori

Mountains National Park is well recognized for its diverse and beautiful flora rather than its fauna. For hikers who climb following the Rwenzori route to the peaks always pass through various altitude vegetation zones for instance from the from the tropical rain forest to the tree heathers, montane forest, Afro-alpine and bamboo.

The afro-alpine characterized with emblematic big forms of Senecio (groundsel) and lobelia, which is one of the world’s unique botanical communities, only found in the mountains above 3800m in East African.

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Rwenzori Mountains National Park, Mountains of the Moon is located in western part of Uganda in district of Kasese.