Cycads at Mpanga

Draft text of a report sent by Andy Roberts to Oryx Magazine, July 2008 A colony of rare cycads, said to be the world’s largest, is threatened by a hydro-electric dam project in western Uganda.  The Vulnerable Encephalartos whitelockii is endemic to the Mpanga Gorge on the escarpment of the Albertine Rift Valley, the western … Continue reading Cycads at Mpanga