Oncoba spinosa Forssk.

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Records of this taxon from all countries 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
114504028 Mar 2021MA Hyde
M Coates Palgrave
T Alegria
A Sinclair
J Van Bel
MA Hyde
In garden131, Enterprise Road, Harare12Zimbabwe1731C3 C1517In fruit-17.79623131.0984657
106101026 Oct 2019MA Hyde
K van Laeren
A Sinclair
J Van Bel
K van Laeren
In groundsBorrowdale Park Vet Hospital, Harare12Zimbabwe1731C3 C1531-17.78572031.0769837
98093022 Sep 2018MA Hyde
T Alegria
MA Hyde
T Alegria
Planted treePrince Edward School, Harare12Zimbabwe1731C3 C1488-17.81874831.0368637
97199023 Jun 2018MA Hyde
M Coates Palgrave
T Alegria
A Sinclair
A Sinclair
In gardenBridgeways Complex, Harare12Zimbabwe1731C3 C1490-17.79318631.0394107
107477022 Jul 2017MA Hyde
T Alegria
MA Hyde
T Alegria
In parklandGreenwood Park, Harare1,2252Zimbabwe1731C3 C1500-17.81810031.0583507
80041123 Apr 2017BT Wursten
T Castigo
IAI Nuvunga
BT Wursten
Rocky open woodland at margin of limestone outcrop Plateau above Khodzue Gorge, Cheringoma2020Mozambique1834D2 MS233-18.56526034.8738907
69929012 Feb 2016M Coates Palgrave
MG Bingham
Termitaria, miombo woodlandLusaka, Protected Forest Area No. 27: Kavindele’s walled off section0Zambia1528A4 C1280 -15.44413628.3974827
72224110 Dec 2015BT Wursten
J Guyton
J Guyton
JAG_15_623A
BT Wursten
Mixed deciduous woodland/riverine woodlandRoad 11, Gorongosa National Park140Mozambique1934A2 MS0Large shrub with toothed leaves and long white flowers with orangeish centres.-19.01296034.4887507
72228110 Dec 2015BT Wursten
J Guyton
J Guyton
JAG_15_623B
BT Wursten
Mixed deciduous woodland/riverine woodlandRoad 11, Gorongosa National Park140Mozambique1934B1 MS0Large shrub with toothed leaves and long white flowers with orangeish centres.-19.01374034.5049407
72237110 Dec 2015BT Wursten
J Guyton
J Guyton
JAG_15_623C
BT Wursten
Mixed deciduous woodland/riverine woodlandRoad 11 near Urema River, Gorongosa National Park140Mozambique1934B1 MS0Large shrub with toothed leaves and long white flowers with orangeish centres.-19.01294034.5186007
6997107 Dec 2015M Coates Palgrave
Miombo woodlandLusaka near Lilayi0Zambia1528C2 C1300-15.54094928.3367137
72045026 Nov 2015BT Wursten
J Guyton
J Guyton
JAG_15_489A
BT Wursten
Riverine woodlandDingue-Dingue Road along Pungwe River, Gorongosa National Park140Mozambique1834C4 MS0Looks similar to Xylotheca but with thorns. Large white flowers.-18.99822034.3717507
68478113 Nov 2015F Gear
F Gear
BT Wursten
In riverine vegetationAlong Pungue River, Gorongosa National Park140Mozambique1934A2 MS37-19.00376334.3772097
7238816 Nov 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
J Timberlake
BT Wursten
Remnant tree in local compound.Regulo Zomba's compound, Zomba Community.0Mozambique1933C4 MS173-19.87055433.2585517
50063025 Dec 2012MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Riverine vegetationHippo Pools, by Mazowe River680Zimbabwe1731B2 N750-17.07076031.8698707
47390013 Sep 2012MA Hyde
M Coates Palgrave
Riverine forestBy Mazowe River, Hippo Pools680Zimbabwe1731B2 N750-17.07096031.8692507
110064011 Jun 2012JE Burrows
SM Burrows
JE Burrows
12776
JE Burrows
BNRH

EOWBL

Gorongosa National Park, western edge of the Cheringoma Plateau, lip of Nhamfisse R. (Zamambo) Gorge.0Mozambique1834D2 MS120Much-branched spiny tree to 7 m tall in gallery forest next to river, in limestone gorge.-18.63328334.8106676
4830109 Apr 2012MA Hyde
M Coates Palgrave
WoodlandBy path from Mphingue to sawmill, Catapu820Mozambique1835A1 MS90In fruit-18.04140035.2027507
4813603 Jun 2011M van der Bank
OG Maurin
OG Maurin
3512
JE Burrows
Niassa Reserve, Metapiri, along Lugenda River0Mozambique1237C1 N325-12.55452837.2105007
11006503 Jun 2011M van der Bank
OG Maurin
OG Maurin
OM3513
JE Burrows
LMA

BNRH

JRAU

Niassa Reserve, Metapiri, along Lugenda River.0Mozambique1237C1 N326UJ DNA No. UJ06903-12.55458337.2104726
110063016 Mar 2009JE Burrows
SM Burrows
JE Burrows
SM Burrows
11221
JE Burrows
BNRH

Base of track up Serra Mecula from west side, Niassa Game Reserve.0Mozambique1237B1 N404Spiny shrub to 4 m high, on outer edge of riverine vegetation, in miombo woodland.-12.04972237.5691677
40448113 Jul 2007BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
P Ballings
PB778
BT Wursten
LMU

Riverine vegetationAlong road no. 11 near Urema River, Gorongosa National Park.140Mozambique1834D3 MS18-18.97555034.5531837
1895226 Feb 2007BT Wursten
Riverine vegetationNear Mukombezi River, northern boundary Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique140Mozambique1834D1 MS42-18.59839734.6408867
7034020 Aug 2006MA Hyde
Open woodlandEwanrigg Botanical Garden282Zimbabwe1731C2 UR228431C13200
21636025 Apr 2005MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Riverine forestIsland 2, Katombora: camp site160Zambia1725C4 LL297270S910One fruit seen0
21637025 Apr 2005MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Riverine vegetationIsland 2 (end - reached by boat)160Zambia1725C4 LL298264S9100
61216 Dec 2003BT Wursten
Disturbed woodlandMaforga Mission, Gondola, Mozambique0Mozambique1933B1 MS5702
83064019 Mar 1995DK Harder
DK Harder
2902
DK Harder
MO

Collections on rocky outcrops and near cultivations in rich soil. Lusaka District; Nachitete River Road, Chipapa village, along electrical powerline; ca. 20 km along access road and cleared section along powerline. 0Zambia1528D1 C1290Occasional; shrub; on rocks; wetter places; fruit hard, green; calyx lighter green.-15.59194428.5125005
95259018 Nov 1982JWH Giess
O Köhler
O Köhler
15576
JWH Giess
WIND

Caprivi: Andara. Island close to Andara, in Okavango.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A2 0Tree; Notes: Large tree. Fruits taken as rattles by bush people. Kxoe:lxr.-18.12500021.3750002
9402007 Nov 1982MAN Müller
MAN Müller
2949
MAN Müller
WIND

Caprivi: Katima Mulilo. Maningemanzi.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C2 0Shrub; Tree; Notes: Spiny shrub or small tree, up to 4 m high. Flowers white, showy. Filed in WIND as Oncoba spinosa subsp. sidamensis-17.62500024.3750005
94351024 Feb 1982MAN Müller
MAN Müller
1713
GL Maggs
WIND

Caprivi: Katima Mulilo. Maningi Manzi, along the water edge.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C3 0Tree; Notes: Single-stemmed tree, up to 8 m high. Fruits green. Common.-17.87500024.1250004
9565805 Nov 1970G Mahundu
G Mahundu
421
A Balsinhas
WIND

Caprivi: Caprivi: Chobe River.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823B3 0Tree; Notes: Tree, growing on granite soil in short grassland near river. Flowers orange-white. Local name: muzumba.-18.37500023.6250002
94874015 Jan 1959DJB Killick
OA Leistner
DJB Killick
OA Leistner
3397
WIND

Caprivi: Eastern Caprivi. Mpilila Island. On banks of Chobe River.2080Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1725C3 93010 ft high; Shrub; Notes: Scrambling shrub, about 10 feet high. Fruiting. Fairly frequent. Altitude about 3000ft.-17.78330025.2075005
706660No dateMount Mulanje1790Malawi1535D3 S0Checklist 60
902490No date0Zimbabwe1725D4 0Tree Society mapping record0
902500No date0Zimbabwe1727D2 0Tree Society mapping record0
902510No date0Zimbabwe1729C3 0Tree Society mapping record0
902520No date0Zimbabwe1731B2 0Tree Society mapping record0
902530No date0Zimbabwe1731B3 0Tree Society mapping record0

Total records found: 39



Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Records of: Oncoba spinosa.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species-display.php?species_id=140660, retrieved 19 May 2021

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