IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Range Description

This species has a relic distribution on a few widely separated mountain ranges from Ruwenzori and the Albertine Rift Mountains in Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, to the Uluguru and Usambara Mountains in Tanzania, to the Nyikae Plateau in Malawi and Zambia. It has been recorded from 1,950 to 3,000 m asl. The range of the species has declined since the Pleistocene.


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