Rabongo Forest
Basic information
Sample name: Rabongo Forest
Sample aka: Murchison Falls National Park

Reference: D. Sheil and A. Salim. 2004. Forest tree persistence, elephants, and stem scars. Biotropica 36(4):505-521 [ER 76]
Geography
Country: Uganda
State: Masindi district

Coordinate: 2° 5' N, 31° 52' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: coordinate based on Wigginton et al. (1999, Tropical Bryology)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Protection: national/state park
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 21.8
WMT: 22.6
CMT: 20.7
MAP: 1840.0
Habitat comments: Tree damage caused by elephants has been reported in closed canopy forests from 1981 to 1989 (p. 505)
JA: climate data are based on figures for Budongo (see) given by Eggeling (1947)
Methods
Life forms: trees
Sites: 7
Site area: 7.000
Sample size: 2459
Minimum size: 10.0cm dbh
Basal area: total is 152.7300
Sampling comments: seven 1 ha plots
Metadata
Sample: 189
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: Albert Garcia Selles
Created: 2013-03-20 12:04:10
Modified: 2014-07-15 16:28:42
Abundance distribution
70 species
18 singletons
total count 2459
Fisher's α: 13.420
geometric series k: 0.9072
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8295
Shannon's H: 2.6000
Good's u: 0.9927
Register
Albizia coriaria1
Albizia glaberrima19
Albizia zygia2
Antiaris toxicaria5
Blighia unijugata13
Blighia welwitschii8
Caloncoba crepiana107
Celtis zenkeri8
Chaetacme aristata10
Coffea canephora11
Cola gigantea4
Cordia millenii8
Craibia brownii4
Crossonephalis africanus3
Cynometra alexandri64
Dichrostachys cinerea18
Diospyros abyssinica830
Dombeya kirkii15
Duranta repens1
Erythrina abyssinica1
Erythrophleum suaveolens13
Erythroxylum fischeri1
Fagaropsis angolensis1
Ficus exasperata2
Ficus polita1
Ficus pseudomangifera5
Ficus cf. sansibarica15
Ficus saussureana3
Ficus sur1
Ficus thonningii26
Ficus variifolia1
Holoptelea grandis534
Hoslundia opposita89
Khaya grandifoliola22
Kigelia africana23
Lepisanthes senegalensis27
"Lepisanthes senagalensis"
Majidea fosteri1
Margaritaria discoidea37
Markhamia lutea23
Mildbraediodendron excelsum1
Milicia excelsa7
Monodora angolensis7
Monodora myristica1
Multidentia crassa1
Ochna afzelii1
Oncoba spinosa13
Oxyanthus speciosus33
Parkia filicoidea1
Premna angolensis68
Pseudospondias microcarpa1
Psydrax parviflora18
Pterygota mildbraedii3
Rauvolfia vomitoria115
Rinorea beniensis56
Rinorea oblongifolia2
Rothmannia urcelliformis26
Schrebera arborea30
Flueggea virosa1
"Securinega virosa"
Spathodea campanulata1
Strychnos mitis6
Tabernaemontana pachysiphon2
"Tabernaemontana holstii"
Tapura fischeri26
Tetrapleura tetraptera9
Trichilia dregeana4
Trichilia prieuriana19
Turraea floribunda6
Gymnanthemum amygdalinum9
"Vernonia amygdalina"
Vitex doniana3
Xylopia parviflora31
Zanha golungensis1