Table 4. Legend for the Vegetation Map of Botswana (FAO, 1991)

Major Vegetation Grouping Vegetation Association Vegetation Structure Map Unit
A. Sandveld Acacia haematoxylon,

Rhigozum trichotomum

O, GR, SL, SLO, SS, SAO A1a
Acacia mellifera, A. leuderitzii

Boscia albitrunca

O, GR, SS, SSO, SA, SAO A2a
Terminalia sericea, Lonchocarpus nelsii / Acacia erioloba GR, SL, SS, SSO, SA SAD, SAO, ST A3a
Terminalia sericea, Lonchocarpus nelsii / Acacia erubescens SS, SA, ST A3b
Terminalia sericea, Lonchocarpus nelsii / Acacia tortilis, Catophractes alexandri SS, SA, SAO A3c
Terminalia sericea, Lonchocarpus nelsii / Combretum species SS, SSD, SA A3d
Terminalia sericea, Lonchocarpus nelsii / Pterocarpus angolensis GR, SS, SSD, SA, SAD A3e
Terminalia sericea, Lonchocarpus nelsii / Baphia massaiensis SA, ST A3f
Terminalia sericea, Baphia massaiensis, Peltophorum africanum,

Combretum hereroense

SA, SAD, SAO A4a
Catophractes alexandri, Rhus tenuinervis SS, SSO A5a
 
B. Hardveld Peltophorum africanum, Acacia tortilis / A. karroo, Ziziphus mucronata SS, SSD, SSO, SA, SAD, SAO, ST, STO B6a
Peltophorum africanum, Acacia tortilis / Terminalia sericea SS, SA B6b
Combretum apiculatum,

Acacia nigrescens, A. tortilis

SS, SA, ST B7a
Colophospermum mopane, Acacia nigrescens / Combretum apiculatum, A. tortilis SS, SA, ST B8a
Colophospermum mopane, Acacia nigrescens / Burkea africana STO B8b
Colophospermum mopane, Acacia nigrescens / Combretum imberbe SA, SAO, ST B8c
Acacia mellifera, A. erioloba, Terminalia prunioides, Catophractes alexandri SA, SAO, ST B9a
 
C. Miombo Pterocarpus angolensis,

Baikiaea plurijuga

SA, ST, W C10a
 
D. Recent Lacustrine Odyssea paucinervis S, GR, SSO, SAO D11a
Sesbania spp., Asclepias fruticosa FL D12a
 
E. Fossil Lacustrine Colophospermum mopane, Acacia nilotica, Combretum spp. GR, SS, SAO, ST E13a
 
F. Recent Alluvium Acacia tortilis, Cynodon dactylon, Cenchrus ciliaris, Combretum imberbe GR, SAO F14a
  Acacia tortilis, Combretum erythrophyllum, Lonchocarpus capassa SSO, STO F14b
  Acacia tortilis, Phragmites australis, A.. erioloba, Terminalia prunioides

S, SS, SA

F14c  
  Combretum imberbe, Acacia erioloba, Colophospermum mopane GR, SA, W, F F15a
 

G. Transition Hardveld

Terminalia sericea, Acacia tortilis, Ziziphus mucronata SSO, SAO G16a
  Terminalia sericea, Acacia tortilis, A .mellifera SA G16b
  Acacia erubescens, A. tortilis,

Boscia albitrunca

SSO, SA, SAO G16c
 

H. Mopane Dominated

Colophospermum mopane, Terminalia sericea / Combretum imberbe SSD, SSO, SA, SAD, SAO, ST, STD, STO, W H17a
  Colophospermum mopane, Terminalia sericea / Sclerocarya caffra SS, SA H17b
  Colophospermum mopane, Terminalia sericea / Hyphaene petersiana, Adansonia digitata SSO, SA H17c
  Colophospermum mopane, Terminalia sericea / Dichrostachys cinerea SA, SAO, W H17d
  Colophospermum mopane, Terminalia sericea / Lonchocarpus nelsii SS, SSD, SA, SAD, ST, W, F H17e
  Colophospermum mopane, Terminalia prunioides GR, SA, SAD H18a
  Colophospermum mopane, Combretum species SS, SSD, SA, ST, F H18b
  Colophospermum mopane, Acacia tortilis SS, SH, W H18c
 

I. Wetland

Imperata cylindrica, Setaria sphacelata, Hyparrhenia rufa association and Hyphaene petersiana, Garcinia livingstonei / Phoenix reclinata, Ficus verruculosa association GR, W, F I19a
  Hyphaene petersiana, Lonchocarpus capassa, Phoenix reclinata, GR, SA I20a
  Imperata cylindrica, Setaria sphacelata, Hyparrhenia rufa association and Hyphaene petersiana, Garcinia livingstonei / Lonchocarpus capassa, Acacia nigrescens association and Phragmites australis, Schoenoplectus corymbosus, Cyperus articularis association S, GR,SA, SAD, ST, F I20b
  Cyperus papyrus, Miscanthus junceus, association and, Hyphaene petersiana, Garcinia livingstonei / Phoenix reclinata, Ficus verruculosa association S, GR, SA, W, F I21a
 

J. Non-vegetated areas

Lake and salt pans O