Striga asiatica (L.) Kuntze

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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
9255317 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Open grassy clearing in Terminalia sericea dominated woodlandMukolo Camp, Kavango River2070Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1723C4 964-17.87692023.3426607
96551022 Apr 2017BT Wursten
IAI Nuvunga
BT Wursten
Disturbed open woodland Along road near Khodzue Gorge Camp 2020Mozambique1834D2 MS241-18.56606034.8756807
85017013 Apr 2017BT Wursten
IAI Nuvunga
BT Wursten
In grassy roadside vegetation in woodland Swanepoel Concession, Cheringoma 1980Mozambique1835C1 MS245 -18.55328035.0348507
84954012 Apr 2017BT Wursten
IAI Nuvunga
BT Wursten
By large termite mound in tall miombo woodland Swanepoel Concession, Cheringoma 1980Mozambique1835C1 MS242-18.54915035.0297507
84373028 Mar 2017BT Wursten
T Castigo
BT Wursten
Among grasses at disturbed roadside margin in sandforest Inhamitanga Forest Reserve, Cheringoma 830Mozambique1835A2 MS217-18.21358035.3194807
80331025 Mar 2017BT Wursten
T Castigo
BT Wursten
Disturbed margin of tall miombo woodland Chironde Camp, Coutada 12 1840Mozambique1835A4 MS170-18.32754035.3576607
8011409 Apr 2016BT Wursten
T Castigo
BT Wursten
Somewhat disturbed margin of forest and grassland Nhago Camp, Coutada 12 1840Mozambique1835C2 MS74-18.66069035.4556407
7983603 Apr 2016BT Wursten
J Guyton
BT Wursten
Roadside in open deciduous woodlandAlong road from entrance gate to Chitengo, Gorongosa National Park. 140Mozambique1934A2 MS42-19.00543034.2831206
7185801 Jun 2015J Guyton
J Guyton
JAG_15_291A
BT Wursten
Floodplain north of Road 4 in Tinley plot 1, Gorongosa National Park140Mozambique1834C4 MS0Small upright forb, finely hairy. Leaves are long and narrow. Fruits are green and lay against the stem. Flowers are red with a yellow centre, 3-lobed lip below, 2-lobed above.-18.88373034.4145807
66176123 Apr 2015BT Wursten
T Castigo
BT Wursten
Sandy soils on seasonally flooded stream bed Sandbank by stream at base of Mt Bunga, northwestern Gorongosa National Park 140Mozambique1834C2 MS59-18.60061034.3388207
96762021 Apr 2015BT Wursten
BT Wursten
Disturbed roadside woodland Turn-off to Mt Bunga at Vunduzi - Casa Banana road East of Vunduzi 0Mozambique1834A3 MS315-18.48486034.2474806
60298011 Jun 2014BT Wursten
T Castigo
BT Wursten
T Castigo
BW906
BT Wursten
EOWBL

Floodplain wooded grassland Road no3 before Junction no4, Gorongosa National Park 140Mozambique1834C4 MS24-18.90333334.4344447
7507415 Jun 2014L Steyn
L Steyn
BT Wursten
Njerenje School grounds, Chimoio0Mozambique1933A2 MS690-19.05966133.3936956
76930030 Jan 2014BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
In deciduous woodland.Along main drive between "Mother and Child" and Chitampa Dam, Hwove Game Park, Matobo National Park. 1700Zimbabwe2028C2 W1220-20.56102028.4316807
54397025 Jan 2014MA Hyde
MA Hyde
Seasonally wet grasslandMonavale Vlei1,770Zimbabwe1731C3 C1460-17.80980031.0072707
5209615 May 2013BT Wursten
T Castigo
BT Wursten
Among grasses in mixed woodlandAlong track near Clouds Pool, Gorongosa National Park, Muanza140Mozambique1934B1 MS117-19.02951834.6743897
51615123 Apr 2013BT Wursten
BT Wursten
A Short
LP Oliveira
BW532
BT Wursten
Among grasses in tall miombo woodland. Along track from Nhagutua Gorge to rangerpost, Gorongosa National Park, Cheringoma140Mozambique1834D2 MS303-18.70708034.8346707
49819022 Mar 2013MA Hyde
M Coates Palgrave
Miombo woodlandPath to Sohwe Falls, Mavhuradonha1530Zimbabwe1631A3 N830-16.43258031.0371007
48616015 Apr 2012MA Hyde
M Coates Palgrave
WoodlandMfuma Pan, Catapu820Mozambique1835A1 MS80-18.05344035.2077907
48622015 Apr 2012MA Hyde
M Coates Palgrave
MA Hyde
12.106.12
MA Hyde
M Coates Palgrave
TCT-Catapú

WoodlandVia Lavu, Catapu820Mozambique1835A1 MS80-18.05116035.2075907
4830209 Apr 2012MA Hyde
M Coates Palgrave
MA Hyde
12.100.03
MA Hyde
M Coates Palgrave
TCT-Catapú

WoodlandBy path from Mphingue to sawmill, Catapu820Mozambique1835A1 MS90-18.04147035.2028507
36659115 Jan 2011MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Sandy open grassy ridgeRoad from Main Road to Vundu Camp590Zimbabwe1529C4 N370-15.75090029.3582407
41771119 May 2010D Gwynne-Evans
D Gwynne-Evans
Lower slopes Mt Mabu870Mozambique1636A4 Z580-16.28223936.4257866
35472227 Jan 2008BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
P Ballings
PB1158
BT Wursten
BR

Roadside verge in mixed deciduous woodlandRoad to Gorongosa National Park, near Nhambita turn-off0Mozambique1834C3 MS90-18.97933134.1817566
3547428 Mar 2007BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Weed in fallow fieldAlong road from EN1 to Nhancuco, lower slopes of Mt Gorongosa0Mozambique1834C1 MS425-18.58643334.0417696
7202226 Jan 2006BT Wursten
Serpentine hillsBehind Valley of Kings, Mutare0Zimbabwe1832D3 E02
720021 Feb 2005MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Rimiti West, by rd from Mutare to Birchenough Br.0Zimbabwe1932B3 E7602
93172024 Jan 2005H Haufiku
H Haufiku
35
D Lutombi
WIND

Caprivi, Mukwe District: Alongside Omega 3 road (Katima - Kongola).0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722C4 1209Herb, 0.5 m high; stem erect, green, covered with leaves; leaves elliptic, shiny; flowers small, red.-17.97944422.4675005
83776020 Feb 1997DK Harder
DK Harder
3830
I Darbyshire
K

Collections along roadside in Mutemwa thicket on Kalahari Sand. Livingstone District; ca. 18.1 km W of intersection of Livingstone-Sesheke and Lusaka Road, ca. 3 km W of Simonga ca. 1.5 km E of Makunka. 0Zambia1725D3 S930Occasional; in grasses, open sandy areas, full sun; base of stems purple, green further up; corolla tube and lobes bright red-orange.-17.81666725.7163895
83777020 Mar 1996B Luwiika
B Luwiika
337
I Darbyshire
B Luwiika
K

Kalabo District; Around Lukona Basic School. 0Zambia1522B4 B900Herb; approx. 10 cm tall; stems light green, with a brown tint; leaves light green; flower petals bright red; weed of Maize/Millet Fields.0
83775028 Feb 1996DK Harder
DK Harder
3556
S Bidgood
K

Collections in degraded miombo woodland on Kalahari sand. Kaoma District; ca. 6.4 km NE of Kaoma on Kaoma-Kasempa Road 2 km S of Kalamba village.0Zambia1424D2 B1200Occasional and widespread; in clearing in sand; pale green stems; corolla tube yellow; corolla lobes brilliant red.-14.73722224.7836115
83774025 Feb 1996DK Harder
DK Harder
3534
KB Vollesen
K

Open woodland near habitations, deep miombo soils with some limestone outcrops. Lusaka District; Lusaka East; Kanyanja; Senyame Farm; Kafue Powerline Road; ca. 5 km S then ca. 3.5 km W to open woodland near habitations, deep miombo soils with some limestone outcrops. 0Zambia1528C2 C1350Occasional; herb; among grasses; calyx light green; corolla light yellow-orange outside, bright red inside on lobes, lighter in throat.-15.56472228.4886115
8377806 Feb 1994PP Smith
PP Smith
295
PP Smith
Combretum-Terminalia wooded grasslandNorth Luangwa National Park.910Zambia1132C3 N750Erect herb (30 cm), flowering (red).-11.75000032.1333334
9471209 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs
196
S Kruger
WIND

Caprivi: Near Ngoma.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D3 0Herb; Notes: Annual herb, hemiparasitic on grass roots, 15-20 cm high. Stems erect, unbranched, slender with dense, short, white hispid indumentum. Leaves alternate to clustered, simple, sessile; lamina narrowly ovate, apex acute, base cuneate, up to 20 x 2.5 - 3 mm, dark green (not discolouring to black upon desiccation) with extremely dense, scabrous, short, white indumentum along margins and midribs. Flowers solitary, axillary, showy, bilabiate. Petals 5, fused, scarlet, sepals 5, lanceolate, hyaline but green ribbed, persistent.-17.87500024.6250004
9454001 Mar 1982MAN Müller
MAN Müller
1843
JWH Giess
WIND

Caprivi: Lusikili lake.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D1 0Herb; Notes: Perennial herb, growing at edge of lake. Flowers pale blue. Quoted in: Kew Bull. 41(1): 207-17.62500024.6250004
95328020 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess
11472
JWH Giess
WIND

Caprivi: Andara. In grass stand of the Omuramba at Dikundu (19.2 km south of Andara).0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A2 0Herb; Notes: Small, up to 15 cm high,herb. Flowers very small, bright vermilion.Quoted in: Kew Bull. 41(1): 207-18.12500021.3750002
300350 Mar 1953OB Miller
OB Miller
1635
SRGH

Ruderal, in cultivated fieldsBesna Kobila, Matobo570Zimbabwe2028B3 W1430Herb 4-10 inches high. Flowers scarlet. [See note 16]0

Total records found: 37



Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Records of: Striga asiatica.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species-display.php?species_id=152250, retrieved 3 August 2020

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