Acanthus polystachius Delile

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Zimbabwe records: View all records (13)

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
12215306 Jun 2023MA Hyde
M Coates Palgrave
L Weber
MA Hyde
Mixed forest edge/ gardenAberfoyle Lodge, near the Lodge732Zimbabwe1832B4 E835-18.29446732.9690347
10238406 Jul 2019MA Hyde
MA Hyde
Open groundBlair Park, Harare10Zimbabwe1731C3 C1515A few plants outside of a garden wall-17.76966631.1018197
10197601 May 2019MA Hyde
MA Hyde
In gardenEssex Road, Emerald Hill, Harare12Zimbabwe1731C3 C1495-17.77153731.0293197
100718029 Mar 2019MA Hyde
MA Hyde
RoadsideGuest Avenue, Alexandra Park12Zimbabwe1731C3 C1515-17.78771631.0654737
5070905 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 E2020Naturalised-18.17912032.8193207
3736803 Jan 2012MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Disturbed woodlandAlong roadside on hill behind La Rochelle Hotel 74,1560Zimbabwe1832D3 E1200In large quantity amongst other weeds and escaped species-18.90598032.6865507
25650023 Oct 2009MA Hyde
B Beekes
N Beekes
In riverine vegetationUmwinsi River, near Dulverton Drive, Glen Lorne10Zimbabwe1731C1 C1410Apparently naturalised-17.73506031.1571600
15755024 Mar 2007MA Hyde
In riverine vegetationUmwinsi River, nr Dulverton Drive, Glen Lorne10Zimbabwe1731C1 UR046385C1410Tall plants looking well naturalised0
6473022 Jul 2006MA Hyde
Roadside vergeBallantyne Park, Harare1,2281Zimbabwe1731C3 TR985345C1520In flower. Possibly planted or an escape.0
15873017 Feb 2006MA Hyde
B Beekes
Moist woodland (semi-riverine) by a streamRoland Close, Kambanji, Harare10Zimbabwe1731C3 UR016359C1500Abundantly naturalised in moist valley0
4411014 May 2004MA Hyde
BT Wursten
In grasslandBy path below dam, Greystone Park NR1,180Zimbabwe1731C1 UR016371C14700
4412014 Jul 1972HM Biegel
HM Biegel

Cultivated in gardenHarare2Zimbabwe CShrub 3m, elsewhere observed at 4.5 m. Leaves very sharp-prickly. Flowers deep pink.0
55103No dateMA Hyde
BT Wursten
In grasslandGreystone Park NR1,180Zimbabwe1731C1 UR016371C14700

Total records found: 13

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: Acanthus polystachius., retrieved 29 September 2023

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