Dry forest

Are you in a forest with tall trees but quite dry? These forests tend to be in the ‘rain shadows’ of hills or mountains where there is less rainfall. In Kenya this is often on the Western side. Matthews range, Ndoto Mountains, Karura, Ndare Ngare forest, Mt Kenya west side are examples of this type of forest.

Altitude 600 - 3150 m

Poison Arrow tree

Pencil Cedar

Forest Milkberry

Spiky Cabbage tree

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