Heliotropium ovalifolium 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
82470011 Jan 1986P Goldblatt
P Goldblatt
7538
JS Miller
MO

Wet flat grassland Lusaka, wet flat grassland in vacant lot on Church Road in grounds of Evelyn Hone College. 0Zambia C0White flower with a yellow throat.0
8247108 Dec 1993MC Merello
MC Merello
985
JS Miller
MO

Dried dambo and grasslands around Lake Mweru Wantipa. Kaputa District; Mweru Wantipa National Park, along main road through park (D-37) 18.6 km south of northern park gate. 940Zambia0829D1 N1000Perennial 70 cm tall; foliage grey-blue color; corollas white, yellow in centers.-8.68333329.5333335
36528013 Jan 2011MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Open area of grassland and shrubs in riverine vegetationNear Mubvee (Hippo) Lodge, Mana Pools590Zimbabwe1529C2 N360-15.73081029.3508107
36653015 Jan 2011MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Riverine vegetationMana Pools, by main road to camp590Zimbabwe1529C2 N360-15.73790029.3675207
11373336 Jan 2009MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Generally weedy area with some mature trees.Near Lodges, Crocodile Farm, Kariba0Zimbabwe1628D2 N490-16.54546028.8756507
93353021 Jan 2005S Kruger
S Kruger
97
D Lutombi
WIND

Found in pan-like area in clay soil. Rare.Caprivi, Mukwe District0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D4 1000Herbaceous shrub, 0.40-0.30 m high. Flowers carried in spike-like inflorescence. 5 white petals with yellow mouth, tubular. Flowers carried on one side of spike. Fruits, small, four lobed capsules. Leaves obovate, covered in long hair on both sides of leaf, alternate. Stem green and covered in bristle hairs.-17.84638922.9061115
93436021 Jan 2005D Lutombi
D Lutombi
119/05
D Lutombi
WIND

Growing in woodland on well-drained sandy soil under full sun. Occasional.Caprivi, Mukwe District0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1723C1 985Herb, 0.30-0.40 m high. Inflorescence is a panicle. Flowers are trumpet shaped and yellow white in colour. Leaves are lanceolate, opposite and hairs appressed.-17.74305623.1566675
9228505 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
At margin of reedbed on riverbankMukolo Camp, Kavango River2070Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1723C4 958-17.87499023.3406707
9250306 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Disturbed roadside verge and woodland on kalahari sandC49 between Choi and Kongola0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1723C4 971-17.85439023.3716107
93770014 Feb 1985JA Potgieter
JA Potgieter
34
E Retief
WIND

grows next to road sandy loam.Caprivi, Katima Mulilo: Mahunga Game Park.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1723C4 0Herb with white flowers.-17.87500023.3750005
9170602 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Grassy depression in woodlandKatima Mulilo area0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724A4 944-17.48816024.2909707
9191404 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Mixed Combretum / Terminalia woodlandC49 to Linyanthi / Chichimane0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C1 933-17.74475024.2457007
91302029 Jan 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Floodplain grasslandMutoya Lodge, Kalimbeza0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C2 937-17.55641024.4736807
91339029 Jan 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
On and around termite hill, away from riverMutoya Lodge, Kalimbeza0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C2 935-17.55617024.4757907
9195504 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Secondary woodland, disturbedC49 to Linyanthi / Chichimane0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C3 932-17.81799024.1877507
9197204 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Disturbed area next to roadC49 to Linyanthi / Chichimane0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C3 935-17.92248024.1487707
91469131 Jan 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Roadside margin of woodlandB8 to Ngoma0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D1 933-17.74103024.5474707
9183903 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Wooded grasslandAlong D3508 Kalimbeza road0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D1 936-17.56123024.5152507
9451109 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs
183
GL Maggs
WIND

Caprivi, Katima Mulilo: Grassy malapa near loma.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D1 0Annual herb, up to 0.60 m when in flower. Stems tend to prostrate but apically always erect, green, ? terete with dense white adpressed indumentum. Leaves alternate, simple (occasionally clustered); lamina ovate to obovate, apex acute, base cuneate, margin entire, ? 40 x 10 mm, dull grey-green with dense white adpressed indumentum on both surfaces but especially abaxially, midrib abaxially prominent; petiole stout, rigid, up to 1 cm long, very densely pubescent. Flowers minute, up to 2 mm in diameter, in axillary 2-forked spikes tightly coiled but unfurling with maturity, subtended by persistent, foliaceous bracts. Petals 5, fused, creamy white. Sepals 5, free, minute, densely pubescent, persistent. Fruit: achene, globose, ? 1.5 mm in diameter, densely pubescent.-17.62500024.6250004
91486031 Jan 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Open mixed Acacia woodland on kalahari sand, seasonally wet depressionAlong track to Chobe Camp, Ngoma0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D3 934-17.89343024.7243207
2533227 Apr 2005MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Open riverine vegetationZambian side - walk to 2nd embarcation point, Katombora, Zambezi160Zambia1725C4 LL279283S9100
21605027 Apr 2005MA Hyde
BT Wursten
MA Hyde
05.117.02
Open riverine vegetationZambian side - walk to 2nd embarcation point160Zambia1725C4 LL279283S9100
76552016 Jan 2017BT Wursten
P Ballings
J Laing
BP Mpofu
BT Wursten
In grassland.Chamabonda Vlei, Zambezi National Park.1760Zimbabwe1725D3 W977-17.95800025.7081206
76805018 Jan 2016BT Wursten
P Ballings
J Laing
R Shattock
BT Wursten
Among grasses on a seasonally flooded river bank.Seasonal stream inlet near Zambezi River, Zambezi National Park.1760Zimbabwe1725D3 W904-17.84699025.5966207
69700023 Jan 2016BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
In sandy soil among basalt rocks by river bed.Kandahar Fishing site 7, Zambezi National Park.1760Zimbabwe1725D4 W898-17.85340025.7604307
8247201 Mar 1997NB Zimba
NB Zimba
997
JS Miller
MO

Combretum bushy groups. Karoo sandy soils. Sinazongwe District; Chete Island National Park. 1990Zambia1727B3 S600Shrub to 0.5 m high, occasional along shore margins. Stems brown. Leaves pale green. Flowers cream. Corolla appearing yellow on the lower inside.-17.35000027.5166674
57626019 Dec 1997MA Hyde
M Silva-Jones
A MacNaughtan
LJ Mullin
On river bankBy bridge over Munyati River0Zimbabwe1729C4 C830-17.88922029.2566106
47639015 Sep 2012MA Hyde
M Coates Palgrave
MA Hyde
12.259.02
On dried-up mud at edge of damHippo Pools near the hide680Zimbabwe1731B2 N770-17.06825031.8702207
50091025 Dec 2012MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Riverine vegetationBy Mazowe River, between camp and weir, Hippo Pools680Zimbabwe1731B2 N750-17.07157031.8733607
50163026 Dec 2012MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Colonised area of damHippo Pools680Zimbabwe1731B2 N780-17.06795031.8711207
50301028 Dec 2012MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Edge of waterGarura section of Mazowe River Game Reserve, Maramba CL, across Mazowe River from Hippo Pools0Zimbabwe1731B2 N750-17.07195031.8712607
50332028 Dec 2012MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Open rather disturbed riverine vegetationSunungukai Lodges, by Mazowe River, Uzumba CL.0Zimbabwe1731B2 N810-17.15434031.8480707
91076627 Jan 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Clearing and grassy depression at margin of riverine fringe forest end woodland on kalahari sandNear solar pannels, Ngepi Camp, Kavango River0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821B1 991-18.11760021.6705307
95506022 Jan 2005D Lutombi
D Lutombi
109
D Lutombi
WIND

Growing on an omuramba in loamy clay soil under full sun. Occasional.Caprivi, Mukwe District: Between Namibia and Botswana border.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1822B2 968Herb, 0.20-0.30 m high. Leaves are elliptic and appressed hairs. Flowers are trumpet shaped, white and yellow.-18.02277822.8922222
9234006 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Wooded grassland on kalahari sandC49 in Mudumu National Park, turn off to Lianshulu Lodge2050Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823A2 956-18.11357023.4010207
9558506 Mar 1982MAN Müller
MAN Müller
1990
E Retief
WIND

Caprivi, Katima Mulilo: Lianshulu, in vicinity of camp.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823A2 0Perennial herbs, 0.60 m high. Flowers white.-18.12500023.3750002
9239806 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
At margin of panC49 South of Mudumu National Park0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823B1 947-18.21748023.5381807
9243906 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Mixed open woodland and wooded grassland on alluvial soilsEntrance road to Nkasa Lupale N.P.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823B3 950-18.27237023.6402707
9198704 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Disturbed area next to roadC49 to Linyanthi / Chichimane0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1824A1 935-18.02194024.0529107
27418012 Jan 2010MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Mopane woodlandNear bridge over Matetsi River0Zimbabwe1826A1 W870-18.23745026.0129000
2690947 Jan 2010MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Some large trees in disturbed groundShumba Picnic Site, Hwange NP50Zimbabwe1826C4 W1040Flowers white-18.80950026.3473000
71491014 May 2015BT Wursten
J Guyton
J Guyton
JAG_15_012A
BT Wursten
FloodplainLake Urema Floodplain, Gorongosa National Park140Mozambique1834C4 MS23Spreading to ascending herb, annual , leaves velvety gray-green, narrow, not wrinkled. Curling inflorescence with small white flowers; inflorescence is narrower and smaller than in indicum.-18.90169034.4377407
71592015 May 2015BT Wursten
J Guyton
J Guyton
JAG_15_75A
BT Wursten
Floodplain/ThicketLake Urema Floodplain Edge, Gorongosa National Park140Mozambique1834C4 MS0Spreading to ascending herb, annual , leaves velvety gray-green, narrow, not wrinkled. Curling inflorescence with small white flowers; inflorescence is narrower and smaller than in indicum.-18.91030034.4531907
71593015 May 2015BT Wursten
J Guyton
J Guyton
JAG_15_75B
BT Wursten
EOWBL

Floodplain/ThicketLake Urema Floodplain Edge, Gorongosa National Park140Mozambique1834C4 MS0Spreading to ascending herb, annual , leaves velvety gray-green, narrow, not wrinkled. Curling inflorescence with small white flowers; inflorescence is narrower and smaller than in indicum.-18.91030034.4531907
71594015 May 2015BT Wursten
J Guyton
J Guyton
JAG_15_75C
BT Wursten
Floodplain/ThicketLake Urema Floodplain Edge, Gorongosa National Park140Mozambique1834C4 MS0Spreading to ascending herb, annual , leaves velvety gray-green, narrow, not wrinkled. Curling inflorescence with small white flowers; inflorescence is narrower and smaller than in indicum.-18.91030034.4531907
71595015 May 2015BT Wursten
J Guyton
J Guyton
JAG_15_75D
BT Wursten
Floodplain/ThicketLake Urema Floodplain Edge, Gorongosa National Park140Mozambique1834C4 MS0Spreading to ascending herb, annual , leaves velvety gray-green, narrow, not wrinkled. Curling inflorescence with small white flowers; inflorescence is narrower and smaller than in indicum.-18.91030034.4531907
71639016 May 2015J Guyton
P Naskrecki
J Guyton
JAG_15_112A
BT Wursten
Floodplain/ThicketLake Urema Floodplain Edge, Gorongosa National Park140Mozambique1834C4 MS0Spreading to ascending herb, annual , leaves velvety gray-green, narrow, not wrinkled. Curling inflorescence with small white flowers; inflorescence is narrower and smaller than in indicum.-18.90379034.4513807
71640016 May 2015J Guyton
P Naskrecki
J Guyton
JAG_15_112B
BT Wursten
Floodplain/ThicketLake Urema Floodplain Edge, Gorongosa National Park140Mozambique1834C4 MS0Spreading to ascending herb, annual , leaves velvety gray-green, narrow, not wrinkled. Curling inflorescence with small white flowers; inflorescence is narrower and smaller than in indicum.-18.90379034.4513807
71641016 May 2015J Guyton
P Naskrecki
J Guyton
JAG_15_112C
BT Wursten
Floodplain/ThicketLake Urema Floodplain Edge, Gorongosa National Park140Mozambique1834C4 MS0Spreading to ascending herb, annual , leaves velvety gray-green, narrow, not wrinkled. Curling inflorescence with small white flowers; inflorescence is narrower and smaller than in indicum.-18.90379034.4513807
71642016 May 2015J Guyton
P Naskrecki
J Guyton
JAG_15_112D
BT Wursten
Floodplain/ThicketLake Urema Floodplain Edge, Gorongosa National Park140Mozambique1834C4 MS0Spreading to ascending herb, annual , leaves velvety gray-green, narrow, not wrinkled. Curling inflorescence with small white flowers; inflorescence is narrower and smaller than in indicum.-18.90379034.4513807
7197601 Jul 2015J Guyton
K Grabowski
J Guyton
JAG_15_429A
J Guyton
Near Boat Launch at Sungwe Channel, Gorongosa National Park140Mozambique1834C4 MS0Branching type, with greener, rounder leaves and smaller flowers.-18.88995034.3915407
7197701 Jul 2015J Guyton
K Grabowski
J Guyton
JAG_15_429B
J Guyton
Near Boat Launch at Sungwe Channel, Gorongosa National Park140Mozambique1834C4 MS0Branching type, with greener, rounder leaves and smaller flowers.-18.88995034.3915407
7197801 Jul 2015J Guyton
K Grabowski
J Guyton
JAG_15_429C
J Guyton
Near Boat Launch at Sungwe Channel, Gorongosa National Park140Mozambique1834C4 MS0Branching type, with greener, rounder leaves and smaller flowers.-18.88995034.3915407
7197901 Jul 2015J Guyton
K Grabowski
J Guyton
JAG_15_429D
J Guyton
Near Boat Launch at Sungwe Channel, Gorongosa National Park140Mozambique1834C4 MS0Branching type, with greener, rounder leaves and smaller flowers.-18.88995034.3915407
7198001 Jul 2015J Guyton
K Grabowski
J Guyton
JAG_15_430A
J Guyton
Near Boat Launch at Sungwe Channel, Gorongosa National Park140Mozambique1834C4 MS0Nonbranching type, with greyer, smaller, pointier leaves and larger flowers-18.88995034.3915407
7198101 Jul 2015J Guyton
K Grabowski
J Guyton
JAG_15_430B
J Guyton
Near Boat Launch at Sungwe Channel, Gorongosa National Park140Mozambique1834C4 MS0Nonbranching type, with greyer, smaller, pointier leaves and larger flowers-18.88995034.3915407
7198201 Jul 2015J Guyton
K Grabowski
J Guyton
JAG_15_430C
J Guyton
Near Boat Launch at Sungwe Channel, Gorongosa National Park140Mozambique1834C4 MS0Nonbranching type, with greyer, smaller, pointier leaves and larger flowers-18.88995034.3915407
7198301 Jul 2015J Guyton
K Grabowski
J Guyton
JAG_15_430D
J Guyton
Near Boat Launch at Sungwe Channel, Gorongosa National Park140Mozambique1834C4 MS0Nonbranching type, with greyer, smaller, pointier leaves and larger flowers-18.88995034.3915407
3257839 Nov 2007BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
P Ballings
PB943
BT Wursten
LMU

Floodplain fringes with Faidherbia albida.Road no8 between 4 and 11, Gorongosa National Park. 140Mozambique1834D3 MS15-18.91800034.5105677
72337110 Dec 2015BT Wursten
J Guyton
BT Wursten
In seasonally dry riverbedUrema River, near Road 11 crossing, Gorongosa National Park.140Mozambique1834D3 MS16-18.98188034.5618407
113732125 Jan 2014BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
In sandy dry riverbed Bridge crossing along Zvishavane - Mbalabala road 0Zimbabwe2029A4 W1097-20.49183729.4166217
113731125 Jan 2014BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
P Ballings
PB3248
BT Wursten
BR

In sandy dry riverbed Zvishavane - Mbalabala road 0Zimbabwe2029B3 W1121-20.46673029.5826507
68165016 Jan 2015BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
In disturbed sandy soilsOld Runde Bridge, Mwenezi1740Zimbabwe2030D4 S565-20.89410330.7729927
5429903 Jan 2014MA Hyde
Colonising bare ground of dried-up lakeKyle Recreational Park750Zimbabwe2031A1 S1040-20.19524031.0150207
6403804 Jan 2015BT Wursten
P Ballings
C Stockil
L Barrie
T Mutombeni
DL Muzengi
B Madden
C Reimer
BT Wursten
Riverine fringe by large pan.Tembwahata pans, Gonarezhou National Park.1600Zimbabwe2132A4 S170-21.30166832.3538647
7734008 Jan 2015BT Wursten
P Ballings
T Mutombeni
DL Muzengi
B Madden
BT Wursten
In riverine forest by river bank.Along track from Mozambique border rd to Save river edge, Mahenye0Zimbabwe2132A4 E165-21.30853032.4416507

Total records found: 66



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: Heliotropium ovalifolium.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species-display.php?species_id=148370, retrieved 2 December 2021

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