List of ecoregions in Kenya

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The following is a list of ecoregions in Kenya, as identified by the Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF).

Terrestrial ecoregions[edit]

by major habitat type

Tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests[edit]

Tropical and subtropical grasslands, savannas, and shrublands[edit]

Flooded grasslands and savannas[edit]

Montane grasslands and shrublands[edit]

Deserts and xeric shrublands[edit]

Mangroves[edit]

  • East African mangroves

Freshwater ecoregions[edit]

by bioregion

Nilo-Sudan[edit]

Great Lakes[edit]

Eastern and Coastal[edit]

Marine ecoregions[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Burgess, Neil, Jennifer D’Amico Hales, Emma Underwood (2004). Terrestrial Ecoregions of Africa and Madagascar: A Conservation Assessment. Island Press, Washington DC.
  • Spalding, Mark D.; Fox, Helen E.; Allen, Gerald R.; Davidson, Nick; Ferdaña, Zach A.; Finlayson, Max; Halpern, Benjamin S.; Jorge, Miguel A.; Lombana, Al; Lourie, Sara A.; Martin, Kirsten D.; McManus, Edmund; Molnar, Jennifer; Recchia, Cheri A.; Robertson, James (2007). "Marine Ecoregions of the World: A Bioregionalization of Coastal and Shelf Areas" (PDF). BioScience. 57 (7): 573–583. doi:10.1641/B570707. 
  • Thieme, Michelle L. (2005). Freshwater Ecoregions of Africa and Madagascar: A Conservation Assessment. Island Press, Washington DC.