Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kuhn
subsp. capense (Thunb.) C.Chr.

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Zimbabwe records: View all records (103)

Records of this taxon from Zimbabwe are shown in the table below. Cases where the taxon is native, naturalised, possibly planted or definitely planted are all listed.

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Record number No of images Record date Recorder(s) Coll. Det. Conf. Herbaria Habitat Location Loc code(s) Outing code Planted code Country QDS Grid ref. FZ Div Alt. (m) Notes Lat Long Loc Acc Code
99312013 Dec 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Roadside in rocky miombo woodlandAlong road from Penhalonga before turn-off to Stapleford.0Zimbabwe1832D3 E1581-18.78516032.6886807
98900018 Nov 2018MA Hyde
M Coates Palgrave
MA Hyde
ScrubMadrugada, Vumba630Zimbabwe1932B2 E1414-19.09512332.7593227
67121131 Aug 2015M Brightman
M Brightman
BT Wursten
Open woodlandNandi Hills, Mazowe0Zimbabwe1731C1 N1448Fairly common in this area on granite hills and stream valleys-17.55388931.0341677
9302901 Feb 2015MA Hyde
MA Hyde
Partially disturbed woodlandCashel Scenic Road0Zimbabwe1932D4 E1500-19.80223032.8744407
56947114 Jan 2014BT Wursten
P Ballings
P Ballings
Epiphyte in palm tree, shade in gardenNorthern Gardens, Shaneragh Road, Harare10Zimbabwe1731C3 C1541-17.79625031.1434207
80024016 Nov 2013MA Hyde
MA Hyde
Bracken scrubBy Bunga Forest car park630Zimbabwe1932B2 E1680-19.11493032.7626207
49476010 Jan 2013MA Hyde
BT Wursten
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
P Ballings
Among stones of ruinsNyahokwe, Nyanga0Zimbabwe1832B1 E1521-18.14280032.6880107
4946209 Jan 2013MA Hyde
BT Wursten
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
P Ballings
Among rocks in disturbed grasslandBrackenhill road, Troutbeck1550Zimbabwe1832B2 E2242-18.21605032.8048707
5098809 Jan 2013MA Hyde
BT Wursten
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
Montane grasslandKwaraguza Road, near Troutbeck54,1550Zimbabwe1832B2 E2240-18.21657032.8048307
5103809 Jan 2013MA Hyde
BT Wursten
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
Montane grasslandBy road from Nyanga to Troutbeck, near Troutbeck1550Zimbabwe1832B2 E2110-18.19713032.7946507
4940908 Jan 2013BT Wursten
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
P Ballings
Shade in evergreen forestParking area, Mtarazi Falls, Nyanga1550Zimbabwe1832B4 E1722-18.48005032.7929307
4940507 Jan 2013MA Hyde
BT Wursten
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
P Ballings
Disturbed rocky scrubland World's view road1550Zimbabwe1832B2 E2245-18.15121032.7913407
5090807 Jan 2013MA Hyde
BT Wursten
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
Rocky montane grassland and small rocky hillsNear World's View, Nyanga1550Zimbabwe1832B2 E2280-18.16730032.7740207
4920606 Jan 2013MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
P Ballings
Among rocks in montane grasslandNyanga N.P.54,1550Zimbabwe1832B4 E1915-18.28533032.7707307
5074606 Jan 2013MA Hyde
BT Wursten
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
Montane grasslandBy Circular Drive, Nyanga NP54,1550Zimbabwe1832B4 E1890-18.28275032.7713207
5057304 Jan 2013MA Hyde
BT Wursten
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
Montane grasslandBy the road from Nyanga to Troutbeck54,1550Zimbabwe1832B3 E1860-18.25472032.7483607
4900103 Jan 2013MA Hyde
BT Wursten
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
P Ballings
Roadside bank Way to Nyanga0Zimbabwe1832B3 E1835-18.35107032.6299107
48644012 Dec 2012MA Hyde
I Grundy
Recently cleared woodlandArboretum, University of Zimbabwe11Zimbabwe1731C3 C0-17.78331031.0522707
47488016 Apr 2012MA Hyde
M Coates Palgrave
J Meikle
Grassland and forest edgeMountain Home, Penhalonga0Zimbabwe1832D3 E1470-18.83476032.6949307
39807016 Jan 2012MA Hyde
BT Wursten
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
J Varden
BT Wursten
P Ballings
1798
P Ballings
BR

At footh of palm tree, next to riverTingwa Botanical Reserve, Mavhuradonha0Zimbabwe1630D2 N1260-16.59439030.8282707
3747504 Jan 2012MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Roadside woodland and scrubFreshwater Rd, Vumba63,1560Zimbabwe1932B2 E1350-19.09692032.7644907
37902027 Dec 2011MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
RoadsideRoad from Mt Selinda to Espungabera border post0Zimbabwe2032B4 E980-20.41863032.7556107
37957127 Dec 2011MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Roadside, among grass along roadbankRoad from Mt Selinda to Espungabera border post0Zimbabwe2032B3 E1020-20.41129032.7195707
37975027 Dec 2011MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Submontane grasslandRoad from Mt Selinda to Espungabera border post0Zimbabwe2032B3 E1040-20.41684032.7099707
3456405 Jan 2011BT Wursten
P Ballings
Margin of montane forest and ericoid scrubJohn Meikle Forestry Estate, Stapleford156,2100Zimbabwe1832D2 E1649-18.72566032.8341007
3463405 Jan 2011BT Wursten
P Ballings
Grassy vlei in black cotton soilRoad near entrance John Meikle Forestry Estate, Stapleford156,2100Zimbabwe1832D2 E1570-18.74663032.7984807
3432404 Jan 2011BT Wursten
P Ballings
Somewhat disturbed Brachystegia woodlandRoad from Penhalonga to Small Bridge Dam0Zimbabwe1832D3 E1482-18.80509032.6853707
3434404 Jan 2011BT Wursten
P Ballings
Open grass and bracken scrub areas around the edge of the waterSmall Bridge Dam0Zimbabwe1832D4 E1552-18.76335032.7519807
33889029 Dec 2010BT Wursten
P Ballings
Disturbed grassland next to pine plantation, full sunClose to descent into Honde Valley0Zimbabwe1832D1 E1516-18.56243032.7114207
33687027 Dec 2010BT Wursten
P Ballings
Rocky Brachystegia woodland among large quartzite bouldersPath to Hadange Gorge, Chimanimani National Park330Zimbabwe1932D4 E1200-19.77290032.9922007
33536025 Dec 2010BT Wursten
P Ballings
Roadside vegetationHadange River crossing, rd to Outward Bound, Chimanimani0Zimbabwe1932D4 E1130-19.77336032.9841207
33191022 Dec 2010BT Wursten
P Ballings
Grassland near damSmall Bridge Dam, Penhalonga0Zimbabwe1832D4 E1545-18.76224032.7511207
33220022 Dec 2010BT Wursten
P Ballings
Moist bracken scrub near streamValley upstream from Small Bridge Dam0Zimbabwe1832D4 E1549-18.75337032.7800807
33247022 Dec 2010BT Wursten
P Ballings
Montane forest margin Road down to Nyamuakwarara River, John Meikle Research Station2100Zimbabwe1832D2 E1429-18.71874032.8466307
33159021 Dec 2010BT Wursten
P Ballings
Disturbed secondary vegetationLa Rochelle, kopje behind hotel74,1560Zimbabwe1832D3 E1210-18.90871032.6863407
31892018 Dec 2010MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
In drier parts of vleiChakoma, NE of Harare720Zimbabwe1731C1 C1450-17.69662031.1903100
32829019 Sep 2010MA Hyde
M Coates Palgrave
S Fawcett
Edge of riverine vegetation adjacent to tea fieldsNyawamba River, near Canaan village, Aberfoyle730Zimbabwe1832B4 E860-18.31496032.9485707
32752018 Sep 2010MA Hyde
M Coates Palgrave
S Fawcett
Open areaBy golf course, Aberfoyle Lodge730Zimbabwe1832B4 E840-18.29228032.9654907
17359025 Aug 2007MA Hyde
Edge of riverine forestGreystone Park NR1,180Zimbabwe1731C1 UR016372C1480A different place to the site on the dam0
16040017 Jun 2007MA Hyde
Thin soil over granite rocky slopesNgomakurira360Zimbabwe1731C1 UR132581C1470Only 1 plant seen0
1523807 Jan 2007MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Submontane grasslandSlopes of Chinziwa near Cloudlands' Forest37,63,1560Zimbabwe1932B1 VP708909E16900
1513206 Jan 2007MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Open areaBy rd to Maonza, Vumba63,1560Zimbabwe1932B2 VP802867E13400
1516706 Jan 2007MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Mixed rocky grassland and woodlandMaonza, Vumba63,1560Zimbabwe1932B2 VP823856E13300
7502025 Sep 2006MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Submontane grasslandChinyakwaremba, Vumba20,63,1560Zimbabwe1932B2 VP770858E16300
6746013 Aug 2006MA Hyde
Bracken scrubN slopes of Chinaka, nr Juliasdale1630Zimbabwe1832B3 VQ631697E18700
6709012 Aug 2006MA Hyde
Scrub vegetationSt Catherine-in-the-Downs, Nyanga1550Zimbabwe1832B2 VQ820905E20000
6498024 Jul 2006MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Secondary forest/ bracken scrubNdundu Lodge, Vumba10,63,1560Zimbabwe1932B2 VP764864E1660-19.11831032.7753106
1832607 Jan 2006MA Hyde
BT Wursten
In bracken scrubSeldomseen, Vumba, nr Crimsonwing cottage32,63,1560Zimbabwe1932B2 VP742879E16000
3914121 Oct 2005MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Open woodland below side damOsborne Dam RP0Zimbabwe1832C4 VQ441248E11000
3720018 Oct 2005MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Regenerating area of secondary forestNr Ndundu Lodge, Vumba63,1560Zimbabwe1932B2 VP764865E16700
3567017 Oct 2005MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Roadside (forest edge)Cloudlands29,63,1560Zimbabwe1932B1 VP713914E16000
3658014 Oct 2005MA Hyde
Open scrub, with low shrubs and rocky outcropsOwenwee Cottage, World's View, Nyanga1550Zimbabwe1832B2 VQ763919E22700
2202028 May 2005MA Hyde
Open area on dam wallGreystone Park NR1,180Zimbabwe1731C1 UR016373C14800
2380013 Feb 2005MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Rocky grasslandRd to World's View, Nyanga1550Zimbabwe1832B2 VQ789914E22000
22474019 Jan 2005BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
P Ballings
1194
BR

Full sun among grass in submontane grasslandVumba, Gwasha20,63,1560Zimbabwe1932B2 VP77-85-E00
36960116 Jan 2005MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Edge of woodland, base of rocky outcrop Domboshawa150Zimbabwe1731C1 C02
139925 Nov 2004MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Edge of woodland below damCleveland Dam, Harare1,30Zimbabwe1731C3 UR035264C15400
22470123 Oct 2004BT Wursten
Open grass area in full sunVumba, Chinyakwaremba20,63,1560Zimbabwe1932B2 VP774847E00
22473118 Jul 2004BT Wursten
Open grass area in full sunVumba, Vumba road near Jevington Road630Zimbabwe1932B2 E00
4363017 Aug 2003MA Hyde
Forest patch nr caveDomboshawa, nr cave150Zimbabwe1731C1 UR062524C16200
4740014 Apr 2001MA Hyde
Open area in Brachystegia woodlandOutward Bound School, Chimanimani33,660Zimbabwe1932D4 VP981144E11000
25742012 Aug 1999MA Hyde
M Silva-Jones
A MacNaughtan
Edge of forestNear Shumba Rock, off Essex Road, Vumba63,1560Zimbabwe1932B1 VP736911E14300
22471213 Oct 1998P Ballings
BT Wursten
P Ballings
6
BR

Open grass area in full sunVumba, Ndundu Lodge10,63,1560Zimbabwe1932B2 VP764864E1650-19.11831032.7753106
14869018 Nov 1995MA Hyde
M Silva-Jones
RB Drummond
Cleared area for dam constructionEastern Highlands Tea Estate, Honde Valley0Zimbabwe1832B4 VQ974723E7000
2364208 Sep 1995MA Hyde
Rocky grasslandNear summit of Mt Rukotso25,1550Zimbabwe1832B2 VQ75-99-E24000
2248409 Aug 1992A Mapaura
A Mapaura
3
SRGH

Grassland among rocky outcroppsMarondera, Rufaro dam, 200 m E of Longlands Road Bridge0Zimbabwe1831B1 (QDS approximate)C00
22482020 Feb 1982JE Burrows
JE Burrows
2660
SRGH

Terrestrial on deep alluvium in tall grass on fringe of riverine forestMazowe, Tataguru R. behind Mbetse0Zimbabwe1730D2 (QDS approximate)C00
22478027 May 1976TM Müller
P Taylor
2888
SRGH

Mixed evergreen forest, forest edgeGwendingwe0Zimbabwe1932D3 VN630935E15350
22486021 May 1968JE Rushworth
JE Rushworth
1035
SRGH

Open hillside woodland at edge of dense kloof forestWedza, Mt. Wedza600Zimbabwe1831D1 (QDS approximate)C16150
224890 Jan 1967B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith
138/67
SRGH

Common in fireguardsChimanimani, Gungunyana Forest Estate.0Zimbabwe2032B2 (QDS approximate)E10650
22483025 Sep 1966RP Denny
RP Denny
MRSH 4050
SRGH

In patches in narrow watercourseMatobo, from Togwana area to Gwandavale0Zimbabwe2028D1 (QDS approximate)W00
22475029 Feb 1964DS Mitchell
DS Mitchell
856
SRGH

In open among grassInyanga, Mt. Inyangani46,54,1550Zimbabwe1832B4 VQ83-76-E22800
22479019 Feb 1964DS Mitchell
JB Phipps
733
SRGH

On hillside in openBelingwe, Newcastle Estate, 19 miles S of Belingwe0Zimbabwe2029D2 RH12-13-S12200
22490017 Feb 1964DS Mitchell
DS Mitchell
711
SRGH

In open hillsideSelukwe, 2 miles E0Zimbabwe1930C1 (QDS approximate)C12200
22481022 Dec 1960NC Chase
NC Chase
583
SRGH

Among grass in marshy soilHarare, 38 miles N.E Shamva Rd., near bushman paintings0Zimbabwe1731B3 (QDS approximate)N12800
22480016 Mar 1960RB Drummond
RB Drummond
6844
SRGH

Darwin0Zimbabwe1631D3 (QDS approximate)N00
22485021 Feb 1959DS Mitchell
DS Mitchell
487
SRGH

Among trees and grassHarare, Nyamakurira Mt, 20 miles NNE of Harare in Chinamhora Reserve.360Zimbabwe1731C1 (QDS approximate)C15850
22477025 Apr 1958JB Phipps
JB Phipps
1248
SRGH

In scrub and by roadsideInyanga, Nyaminguro River0Zimbabwe1832B4 (QDS approximate)E9450
22476010 Feb 1958DS Mitchell
DS Mitchell
350
SRGH

In open among grass, moist soilChimanimani, behind hut, Stonehenge330Zimbabwe1933C3 WP02-12-E17050
22488023 Jun 1935HB Gilliland
HB Gilliland
464
SRGH

Stapleford0Zimbabwe1832D2 VQ83-29-E00
22487016 Nov 1931CK Brain
CK Brain
6928
SRGH

Inyanga, Rhodes Est.54,1550Zimbabwe1832B3 VQ71-78-E18300
279370No dateEdge of forestChirinda Forest60Zimbabwe2032B3 E0Checklist 40

Total records found: 82



Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Records of: Pteridium aquilinum.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species-display.php?species_id=101320, retrieved 14 October 2019

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