Census of plant species in Bonou forest reserve (Southern Benin)

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A list of plant species recorded with floristic inventory of Bonou Forest reserve. A total of five forest sites have been identified.

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Gagnibo C., Gbètoho A.J. and Ganglo C.J., 2014. Census of plant species in Bonou forest reserve (Southern Benin). Laboratory of Forest Sciences, FSA-UAC.


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Phytosociology; forest sites; bonou; Occurrence


Charles Nounagnon GAGNIBO
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Laboratory of Forest Sciences
BP 1493 Abomey-Calavi
- Abomey-Calavi
(+229) 97398973
Alain Jaures GBETOHO
  • Metadata Provider
Laboratory of Forest Sciences
BP 1493 Abomey-Calavi
- Cotonou
(+229) 96833454
Jean Cossi GANGLO
  • Author
Laboratory of Forest Sciences
BP 1493 Abomey-Calavi
- Abomey-Calavi
(+229) 66363770
Laboratory of Forest Sciences

Geographic Coverage

Bonou forest reserve

Bounding Coordinates South West [6.667, 2.417], North East [7, 2.667]

Temporal Coverage

Start Date 2014-10-14
Start Date 2014-10-14

Project Data

No Description available

Title Phytosociological study of Bonou forest reserve, Southern Benin.
Design Description Forest sites identification are fundamental for forest sustainable management. Management measures are based on their potentialities and constraintes.

The personnel involved in the project:

Charles Nounagnon GAGNIBO
  • Point Of Contact

Bibliographic Citations

  1. Tohngodo B., 2003. Etude phytosociologique de la forêt-classée de Bonou, sud-Bénin. Thèse d'ingénieur agronome; Faculté des Sciences Agronomiques (FSA); Université d'Abomey-Calavi; 132 p.
  2. Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W. J., & van der Maesen, L. J., 2006. Flore Analytique du Bénin. Adjakidjè, V., Essou, P., Sinsin, B., et H. Yédomonhan (Ed). Backhuys Publishers, 1034p

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 1d37d177-141a-4bcd-afdb-d5c80d326504