Withania somnifera (L.) Dunal

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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
10597003 Sep 2019MA Hyde
MA Hyde
RoadsideBorrowdale Road, Harare10Zimbabwe1731C3 C1534Single plant-17.77892531.0854087
9220045 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Disturbed roadside vergeC8 between Katima Mulilo and Kongola at turn-off to Kaenda0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1723D2 956-17.71548023.9642607
76990030 Jan 2014BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
In gravelly soils along vertical rock face.Maleme Dam, Matobo National Park.19,1700Zimbabwe2028D1 W1256-20.54717028.5032207
5072405 Jan 2013MA Hyde
BT Wursten
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
Edge of garden; grassy disturbed habitat with wattle and pine.Silver Mist cottage, near Troutbeck1550Zimbabwe1832B2 E2010-18.17866032.8189007
3847448 Jan 2012MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Amongst rocksUpper part of Hill Complex, Great Zimbabwe620Zimbabwe2030B4 S1190-20.26747030.9340307
3433004 Jan 2011BT Wursten
P Ballings
Open grass and bracken scrub areas around the edge of the waterSmall Bridge Dam0Zimbabwe1832D4 E1542-18.76315032.7509407
112045020 Nov 2010JE Burrows
SM Burrows
JE Burrows
SM Burrows
12031
JE Burrows
BNRH

Near Catuane, ca 10 km on road to Salamanga.0Mozambique2632C4 M25Ñ 1 m tall herbaceous shrub; in degraded Acacia xanthophloea woodland on sandy clay soils.-26.84777832.3280566
27560014 Jan 2010MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Roadside, disturbed groundSouth of Kadoma0Zimbabwe1829B4 C1150-18.35743029.8866500
2716809 Jan 2010MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Disturbed grassy areaDeteema Dam Hide50Zimbabwe1826C1 W980-18.67371026.1466200
19995023 Dec 2007MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Amongst large rocky boulders in woodlandMaleme Dam camp19,1700Zimbabwe2028D1 PH571271W13100
93405021 Jan 2005S Bartsch
MM Hochobes
S Kruger
ES Klaassen
S Bartsch
1776
S Rügheimer
WIND

Caprivi: Caprivi Strip, Omega 3 base camp.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D4 9941.2 m high; Shrub; Notes: Lax spreading shrub, 1.2 m high. Leaves alternate, large ovate, thinly textured, dark green, margins entire. Stems erect, round, green, sparsely hairy. Berries in dense axillary clusters, sub-sessile, red, fleshy and enclosed in a papery inflated calyx, like a gooseberry. Growing in partial shade under a tree.-17.85667022.9105605
120226 Nov 2004MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Disturbed groundRoadside verge, Borrowdale Common, near bridge1,80Zimbabwe1731C3 TR947352C15000
1204127 Sep 2004MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Near lake edgeBushman's Point, Lake Chivero0Zimbabwe1730D4 TR707177C13600
14851031 Jan 2000MA Hyde
M Silva-Jones
A MacNaughtan
Woodland at base of ChioreMapor Estate, Odzi130Zimbabwe1932A2 VP374931E9900
300080 May 1955OB Miller
OB Miller
2835
SRGH

In shady woodlandFarm Besna Kobila, Matopos570Zimbabwe2028B3 W14303.5ft herb growing gregariously. Flowers: green-yellow. [See note 16]0
230030No dateThestor survey area1,80Zimbabwe1731C3 C0Checklist 20

Total records found: 16



Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Records of: Withania somnifera.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species-display.php?species_id=150500, retrieved 8 December 2022

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