Details of record no: 60141

Orbea rogersii (L. Bolus) Bruyns

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Record details:

Date: Mar 1964
Recorder(s):L Walter
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Determiner(s):L Walter
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Herbarium:
Habitat: In varying soils, lightly treed with mopane and other trees.
Location: Mwenezi (Nuanetsi) in scattered locations
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Planted code: Not planted
Country: Zimbabwe
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FZ Division: S
Altitude (metres): 0
Notes: Literature: "Stapeliads in Rhodesia" by D.C.H.Plowes, Excelsa No 1, 1971. He comments appropriately "...numerous transparent whitish curly hairs are each tipped with a minute clear glistening pearl". Comment: although now classed as "Critically endangered", this was not the case in Nuanetsi in 1964, and hopefully will still be so now. As can be seen from image number 1, flowering was prolific.
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Location Accuracy Code: 0

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Image: 1

Orbea rogersii
Species id:146730
Image id:1
Image number:17486
Photographer: L Walter
Code 1 if image of a herbarium specimen:0
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Image notes:Literature: "Stapeliads in Rhodesia" by D.C.H.Plowes, Excelsa No 1, 1971. He comments appropriately "...numerous transparent whitish curly hairs are each tipped with a minute clear glistening pearl". Comment: although now classed as "Critically endangered", this was not the case in Nuanetsi in 1964, and hopefully will still be so now. As can be seen from image number 1, flowering was prolific.

Image: 2

Orbea rogersii
Species id:146730
Image id:2
Image number:17482
Photographer: L Walter
Code 1 if image of a herbarium specimen:0
Herbarium in which image taken:
Code 1 if image not to be displayed:0
Image notes:Literature: "Stapeliads in Rhodesia" by D.C.H.Plowes, Excelsa No 1, 1971. He comments appropriately "...numerous transparent whitish curly hairs are each tipped with a minute clear glistening pearl". Comment: although now classed as "Critically endangered", this was not the case in Nuanetsi in 1964, and hopefully will still be so now. As can be seen from image number 1, flowering was prolific.

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: Individual record no: 60141: Orbea rogersii.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species-record.php?record_id=60141, retrieved 16 October 2021

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