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Seely, M.K., Buskirk, W.H.m Hamilton, W.J.III. and Dixon, J.E.W. 1981. Lower Kuiseb River perennial vegetation survey. Journal of the South West Africa Scientific Society, 35: 57-86


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Lower Kuiseb River perennial vegetation survey.

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The Kuiseb river located in central South West Africa, is one of several seasonal rivers flowing through the Namib Desert towards the southern Atlantic Ocean. As a linear oasis, it supports an extensive growth of trees and other vegetation which in turn, allows many non-desertic or partially adapted animal species to extend their range into the true desert. Keywords: Namibia, Namib Desert, Kuiseb River, arid ecosystem, arid environment, riparian vegetation, desert vegetation, vegetation analysis, desert flora, flooding, Acacia albida, Acacia erioloba, Tamarix usneoides, Euclea pseudebenus, Salvadora persica, Acanthosicyos horrida.

Year: 1981

Type: Journal Article

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