Authors: Raymond Umazekabiri, Thacien Hagenimana, Daniel Igirimbabazi, and Michael B. Thomas
Citation: 2020. Ruhande Arboretum Species Checklist, University of Rwanda, Huye.
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Locality: Huye (-2.614161, 29.754305)
Abstract: Situated in Huye district, Southern Province, Ruhande Arboretum is a 200-hectare forest that was planted in 1933 on Ruhande hill and it surrounds the former National University of Rwanda (currently University of Rwanda (UR), Huye Campus. Established by the Belgians in 1934, this attractive and peaceful arboretum is a great place to learn about African flora while indulging in a bit of leafy shade. The living collection is made up of 148 deciduous species and 56 conifers, encompassing a mixture of exotic and indigenous species. It is also home to a number of animal species including monkeys, gazelles, birds, bats, and lots of insects.

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Families: 24
Genera: 51
Species: 120 (species rank)
Total Taxa: 125 (including subsp. and var.)
Eucalyptus botryoides Sm. - southern mahogany
Eucalyptus johnstonii Maiden - Tasmanian yellow gum
Eucalyptus saligna Sm. - Sydney bluegum