Mellera lobulata S. Moore

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Zimbabwe records: View all records (27)

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
11774001 Oct 2022MA Hyde
M Coates Palgrave
T Alegria
MA Hyde
In open woodlandNational Botanic Garden, Harare1,212Zimbabwe1731C3 C1517Abundnat dense forest floor cover-17.80043731.0531677
115612015 Aug 2021MA Hyde
T Alegria
MA Hyde
In gardenNational Botanic Garden1,212Zimbabwe1731C3 C1520Abundant in forest understorey-17.80021331.0533357
32810019 Sep 2010MA Hyde
M Coates Palgrave
S Fawcett
Riverine vegetationNyawamba River, near Canaan village, Aberfoyle730Zimbabwe1832B4 E840-18.31692032.9498107
32743018 Sep 2010MA Hyde
M Coates Palgrave
S Fawcett
In riverine forestBy Nyamkombi River, at edge of golf course, Aberfoyle Lodge730Zimbabwe1832B4 E820-18.29320032.9668807
347934 Jun 2005MA Hyde
BT Wursten
National Botanic garden, Harare1,212Zimbabwe1731C3 C0
29116214 Nov 2004BT Wursten
Along track towards Swynnerton Memorial, Chirinda Forest60Zimbabwe2032B3 E11600
29125026 Sep 1976TM Müller
TM Müller
3220
SRGH

Mixed evergreen forestForest beneath Mtarazi Falls0Zimbabwe1832B4 VQ778558E11502 m soft shrub0
29133023 Aug 1975TM Müller
TM Müller
2771
SRGH

Mixed evergreen forest near riverNear Lusitu / Haroni junction520Zimbabwe2033A1 WN027863E3202.5 m soft shrub0
291280 Oct 1967B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith
90/67
SRGH

Along road vergesChirinda Forest60Zimbabwe2032B3 E1100Tall herb with showy white to delicate mauve flowers of very regular petal lobe arrangement. Foul smelling.0
29130030 Aug 1963NC Chase
NC Chase
8050
SRGH

In shadeEastern side of Murahwa's Hill, Umtali530Zimbabwe1832D3 E1130Straggling perennial herb up to 6 ft. Stems woody, much branched. Leaves deep green.0
291360 Sep 1961B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith
71/61
SRGH

A common weed on shaded road vergesChirinda Forest60Zimbabwe2032B3 E1100Dense patches of this plant have a sour smell. Pure white flowers and tapered petals and a mauvish spot on the lip.0
29138013 Sep 1959NC Chase
NC Chase
7169
SRGH

In light shade streamsideRoadside to cottage 'Robin's Nest', Imbeza Forest Estate0Zimbabwe1832D3 (QDS approximate)E1220Straggling herb up to 4 ft. Flowers: white merging to pink. Lower petal purple tipped with hairy yellow centre.0
29137021 Aug 1955NC Chase
NC Chase
5721
SRGH

Closed canopy forest.Tchakwe Mt. Burma Farm, Umtali District63,1560Zimbabwe1932B1 (QDS approximate)E1310Perennial herb up to 6 ft. Flowers: white and pink, lip, yellow and hairy, evil smelling.0
29124011 Jul 1952F White
F White
3006
EWB Milne-Redhead
SRGH

Growing in shade of Lovoa swynnertonii - Khaya nyasica - Macaranga capensis - Maba abyssinica forestChirinda Forest Reserve60Zimbabwe2032B3 E0Shrubby herb 1 m high. Flowers pale blue.0
29127024 Oct 1950AO Crook
AO Crook
M230
SRGH

Floor of dense evergreen forestMt Silinda Forest60Zimbabwe2032B3 E0Woody spreading shrub up to c. 5ft. Abundant, but flowering time over. Flowers mauve with yellow on lips. Stamens mauve.0
29126012 Oct 1950H Wild
H Wild
3576
SRGH

By streamFoot of Mt Peza, Chimanimani Mts0Zimbabwe1933C3 E10704 ft perennial. Lower lip blue. Throat brownish, rest white.0
29139024 Oct 1947H Wild
H Wild
2194
SRGH

In forestChirinda Forest60Zimbabwe2032B3 E06 ft bush. Lower lip mauve and rest dingy yellow.0
29131019 Oct 1947JM Rattray
JM Rattray
1094
SRGH

Mt Selinda Forest (Chirinda)60Zimbabwe2032B3 E0About 6 ft high0
291400 Oct 1947NC Chase
NC Chase
404
SRGH

From side of roadChirinda Forest60Zimbabwe2032B3 E0Shrub0
29134028 Jul 1946NC Chase
NC Chase
246
SRGH

In dense forest in thick leaf mouldUmtali district0Zimbabwe E04 ft, erect. Under Albizia fastigiata trees. Has unpleasant smell.0
291290 Aug 1944RB Hack
RB Hack
45
SRGH

Common forest shrubMt Silinda60Zimbabwe2032B3 E00
29132025 Jun 1919F Eyles
F Eyles
1698
SRGH

Umtali in Christmas Pass0Zimbabwe1832D3 E1220Flowers pale, nearly white, aromatic.0
2913506 Jun 1906CFM Swynnerton
CFM Swynnerton
1141
SRGH

Chirinda Outskirts60Zimbabwe2032B3 E0A large herb with white flowers tinged with purplish-pink and strongly but unpleasantly-scented leaves.0
279680No dateForestChirinda Forest60Zimbabwe2032B3 E0Checklist 40

Total records found: 24



Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Records of: Mellera lobulata.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species-display.php?species_id=153170, retrieved 2 February 2023

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