The udzungwa mountains are almost unearthly. An enchanted forest of leafy glades, franked with sunshine, where fungus, lichen, moss and ferns ingratiate themselves into even dump crevice, it is at once both vivid detail and larger than life . A new variety of African violet was discovered in a shelter of a 30m high tree. It is a hot house nurturing species found nowhere on earth. A secret bank account of precious genetic stock of its six types of primate two are endemic -The Iringa red colabus monkey and the Sanje crested mangabey not discovered until 1979.