Details of record no: 95678

Kalaharia uncinata (Schinz) Moldenke

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Record details:

Date: 24 Jul 1985
Recorder(s):SE Chadwick
Collector(s):SE Chadwick
Determiner(s):MJAW Crosby
Location: Botswana: Linyanti Camp, Chobe Park. Near Linyanti Swamp, Siameisso. Dark grey sandy soil, loose and fine. 50 m from Linyanti Swamp.
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Planted code: Not planted
Country: Botswana
Quarter Degree Square: 1823B4
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Altitude (metres): 0
Notes: Shrub; Notes: Well-drained. Small spreading shrub to 30 cm. Hairy stem and leaves with sticky glandstalks on calyx. Stem ridged with 3 brown recurved thorns at nodes. 1 Thorn at each leaf node. Leaves opposite. 2 - 3 branches from each node, opposite. Flowers bright orange - petals with yellow bases. Stamens cream, becoming red near anther. Stigma red, bilobed. Fruit green, shiny, with hairs. Fruit becoming red-brown. Up to 4 septal in fruit, with one seed in each loculus. Calyx persistent in fruit. Many amber-yellow ants walking over stem.
Latitude, Longitude: -18.375000, 23.875000
Location Accuracy Code: 2

Map of species record

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Individual record no: 95678: Kalaharia uncinata., retrieved 17 April 2024

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