Zone Humide d'Ebogo
- Site number:2068
- Area:3,097 ha
- Designation date:06-05-2012
- Coordinates:03°23'N 11°29'E
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Zone Humide d'Ebogo. 05/06/12; Centre Region; 3,097 ha; 03°23'09"N 011°29'20"E. Seasonally flooded freshwater swamp forest. It is a biodiversity rich rain forest which supports several IUCN Red-Listed plant species including the African Pearwood (Baillonella toxisperma), Sapele (Entandrophragma cylindricum) and Ebony (Diospyros crassiflora). It also supports nationally important animal species such as the Nile Monitor (Varanus niloticus)and the African Python (Python sebae) as well as over 100 waterbird species. The site supports a rich diversity of non-timber forest products which are very important to the local population both as a source of food and as a cultural heritage. The temporarily flooded marshes serve as food and breeding ground for waterbirds. It is an important ecotourism site in the area, and a management plan is in preparation. Ramsar Site no. 2068. Most recent RIS information 2012.
- National legal designation:
- Forest Reserve - réserve forestière de Mbalmayo
- Last publication date:06-05-2012