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Tree Heath ( Erica Arborea ) In The Simien Mountains National Park In Ethiopia . ...

Tree Heath ( Erica Arborea ) In The Simien Mountains National Park In Ethiopia . ...

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Description: Tree heath ( Erica arborea ) in the Simien Mountains National Park in Ethiopia . Tree Heath forms the natural forests in the highlands of the Simien Mountains . Deforestation for pasture , agriculture , fuel and building material left only few relict old growth of Tree heath in the NP . Tree Heath is strictly protected . Due to the forestation with eucalyptus trees the pressure on the last stands of tree heath has eased , even if the ecological consequences of invasive eucalyptus is discussed . In the NP native trees like Kosso and Tree Heath are forested . Africa , East Africa , Ethiopia , October 2010

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