Pentas purpurea Oliv.
subsp. purpurea

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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
10733603 Dec 2019BT Wursten
P Ballings
JM Machinga
BT Wursten
P Ballings
PB3147
BT Wursten
BR

LMA

In montane grasslandPlateau between Mt Nhamedimu and Mt Binga, Chimanimani Mts1680Mozambique1933C3 MS1634-19.76540033.0812507
113775023 Apr 2018BT Wursten
BT Wursten
BW1980
BT Wursten
EOWBL

Secondary grassland and bracken scrub Morumbodzi Falls,lower slopes Mt Gorongosa 710Mozambique1834A3 MS932 -18.48281034.0446207
73646014 Nov 2015I Darbyshire
A Banze
I Darbyshire
891
I Darbyshire
K

LMA

Seasonally wet open grassland with sandy-peaty soils, some areas now dried out; scattered small trees and bushes of Maprounea africana, Aeschynomene, Dissotis and Eriosema; and small patches of swamp forest.Chimanimani foothills, Maronga, Wandowani, west of Comeni's compound.0Mozambique1933C3 MS340Erect perennial herb with some fleshy horizontal basal stems. Mostly over at this time of year (with brown-black old inflorescences) but occasional branches still with flowers. Corolla small, blue-lilac with paler tube.-19.97583333.0892227
64917126 Oct 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
J Timberlake
K Mutasa
BT Wursten
Submontane wooded grassland.Western slopes of Mt Shangani above Mutandani Valley, eastern Chimanimani Mts. 1680Mozambique1933C3 MS999-19.81570033.1720007
6687907 Jan 2013MA Hyde
BT Wursten
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
Rocky montane grasslandNear World's View, Nyanga1550Zimbabwe1832B2 E2290-18.16692032.7731707
6682506 Jan 2013MA Hyde
BT Wursten
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
MA Hyde
Montane grassland By Circular Drive, Nyanga NP 54,1550Zimbabwe1832B4 E1870-18.28120032.7714007
6679605 Jan 2013MA Hyde
BT Wursten
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Edge of garden; grassy disturbed habitat with wattle and pine. Silver Mist cottage, near Troutbeck 1550Zimbabwe1832B2 E2010-18.17840032.8190907
5247414 Jan 2013MA Hyde
BT Wursten
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
BT Wursten
P Ballings
PB1853
BT Wursten
BR

Montane grassland By the road from Nyanga to Troutbeck 54,1550Zimbabwe1832B3 1860-18.25397032.7483307
5124201 Apr 2012MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Disturbed open area; former farden Near house on Freshwater Farm, Vumba0Zimbabwe1932B2 E1450-19.08885032.7542607
5124314 Jan 2012MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
P Ballings
PB1733
BT Wursten
BR

Disturbed grassy depression near cultivated fieldsFreshwater Rd, Vumba0Zimbabwe1932B2 E1360Unusually lax, branched inflorescence -19.09722032.7657306
80313227 Dec 2011MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Roadside bank of grassland and shrubsRoad from Mt Selinda to Espungabera border post0Zimbabwe2032B3 E1040-20.41523032.7087507
52985213 May 2011BT Wursten
S Dondeyne
BT Wursten
BW229
BT Wursten
BR

Submontane grasslandPlateau near Nhamassa River, lower slopes Chimanimani Mts.1680Mozambique1933C3 MS1296-19.75248233.0609587
3435114 Jan 2011BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
P Ballings
PB1601
MO

WAG

BR

Open grass and bracken scrub areas around the edge of the waterSmall Bridge Dam0Zimbabwe1832D4 E1552-18.76335032.7519807
3441104 Jan 2011BT Wursten
P Ballings
Margin of vleiEntrance of Sheba Forestry Estate0Zimbabwe1832D2 E1562-18.74838032.7907107
33233022 Dec 2010BT Wursten
P Ballings
Low grass and bracken scrub along roadsideValley upstream from Small Bridge Dam0Zimbabwe1832D4 E1549-18.75337032.7800807
33299022 Dec 2010BT Wursten
P Ballings
Montane forest margin Road down to Nyamuakwarara River, John Meikle Research Station2100Zimbabwe1832D2 E1429-18.71874032.8466307
11143409 Apr 2010JE Burrows
SM Burrows
JE Burrows
SM Burrows
11717
JE Burrows
BNRH

Track from Nhabawa Village to Chikukwa, Musapa Gap, Chimanimani Mts.0Mozambique1932D2 MS961Erect herb 0.3-0.5 m tall, flowers deep blue; occasional in among grasses on reddish soils in Brachystegia microphylla/B. boehmii miombo woodland.-19.71388932.9922227
52994110 Dec 2007BT Wursten
P Ballings
S Dondeyne
BT Wursten
Rocky montane grasslandTsetsera plateau.850Mozambique1932B4 MS1975-19.39836432.8438057
52992113 Jun 2007BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
GrasslandCascades road before plateau above Morumbodzi Falls, lower slopes Mt Gorongosa. 40Mozambique1834A3 MS856-18.48823934.0292957
1530507 Jan 2007MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Submontane grasslandBy rd up towards Chinziwa37,63,1560Zimbabwe1932B1 VP705909E17300
1516906 Jan 2007MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Mixed rocky grassland and woodlandMaonza, Vumba63,1560Zimbabwe1932B2 VP823856E13300
114940019 Jan 2005BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
P Ballings
BW295
BT Wursten
BR

Among grasses at roadside verge.Gwasha, Chinyakwaremba, Vumba20,63,1560Zimbabwe1932B2 E1595-19.12442032.7886006
3930128 Nov 2003BT Wursten
GrasslandNdundu Lodge, Vumba10,63,1560Zimbabwe1932B2 VP764864E1660-19.11831032.7753106
393114 Nov 2003BT Wursten
Submontane grasslandRoad to Bunga Views, Vumba63,1560Zimbabwe1932B2 E1620-19.12353832.7572097
282620No dateEdge of forestChirinda Forest60Zimbabwe2032B3 E0Checklist 40
708800No dateMount Mulanje1790Malawi1535D3 S0Checklist 60

Total records found: 26



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: Pentas purpurea.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species-display.php?species_id=155070, retrieved 27 November 2021

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