Collections made by Robert Kelly

Records: 14

The following is a list of the collections made by Robert Kelly in species name order. The records are of species which occur in Zimbabwe (either as a native/naturalised species or as a cultivated species).

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NoSpeciesRecord dateRecorder(s)Coll.Det.Conf.HerbariaHabitatLocationLoc code Outing codePlanted code Country QDSGrid ref.FZ DivAlt. (m)NotesLatLongLoc Acc Code
115076 (cultivated) Acacia elata (cultivated)30 Nov 1969RD Kelly
RD Kelly 141 SRGH
CultivatedCorner of Cuba Avenue and The Chase, Mount Pleasant12Zimbabwe1731C3C0

Dark green 35 ft tree. Numerous cream inflorescences with sweet-smelling flowers.

35771 Alisma plantago-aquatica27 Mar 1968RD Kelly
RD Kelly 37 SRGH
6.4 km from Harare (Salisbury) on Beatrice rd. first bridge on dirt road to Highfields Township10Zimbabwe1730D4C0

Cited in Flora Zambesiaca Vol. 12 part 2: 2 (2009)

28738 Blepharis drummondii6 May 1970RD Kelly
RD Kelly 225 SRGH
Gonarezhou NP, Clarendon Cliffs0Zimbabwe S300

22081 Capparis fascicularis var. fascicularis7 May 1970RD Kelly
RD Kelly 228 SRGH
On alluviumGonarezhou NP, Nyamakasana River, 0.5 miles south of Fishans Camp.0ZimbabweS300

2 ft shrub amongst herby shrubs in open area.

7323 (cultivated) Cariniana estrellensis (cultivated)17 Oct 1969RD Kelly
RD Kelly 137 SRGH
Garden of Sir Vincent Quenet, Borrowdale12ZimbabweC1520

Collector's notes: 25-30 ft tree, deciduous, open foliage. Leaves light green. Fl. buds only present. Fruit pendulous brown cones, point uppermost, lower end closed before dehiscence by conical plug fitting into outer cone to keep winged seeds inside.

7324 (cultivated) Cariniana estrellensis (cultivated)3 Nov 1969RD Kelly
RD Kelly 117 SRGH
Garden of Sir Vincent Quenet, Borrowdale12ZimbabweC

Flowers cream with some pink tinges inside.

16366 Ceropegia chimanimaniensis5 Apr 1969RD Kelly
RD Kelly 94 SRGH
In heathlike vegetationC.1 mile NE of the Mountain Hut, on the slopes of Turret Towers, above Bundi River.330Zimbabwe E1680

39882 Crepidomanes melanotrichum7 Apr 1969RD Kelly
RD Kelly 87 SRGH
Small fern growing in colony on rock in continuous shade in forest. Dark green.Small patch of gully evergreen forest, 1/2 ml. E of Mt. hut330Zimbabwe1933C3E1676

73963 Holubia saccata13 Feb 1972RD Kelly
RD Kelly 526 H-D Ihlenfeldt SRGH
5 miles from Chipinda Pools and close to Chipinda store, Matibi no. 2 T.T.L.0Zimbabwe2131B4S335

Flowers creamy-yellow; fruits 4-winged.

40862 Lomariopsis warneckei21 Mar 1970RD Kelly
RD Kelly 201 SRGH
On edge of gully near road to the brickfieldChirinda Forest60Zimbabwe2032B3 E0

Climbing fern on Myrianthus trunk up to 6 ft. Fertile frond covered below by sporangia, leaflets narrower and smaller than those of the sterile frond and pinkish above.

51857 Ophioglossum polyphyllum18 Jan 1971RD Kelly
RD Kelly 517 SRGH
Gonarezhou Game Reserve0Zimbabwe2132C1E0

6-10 cm tall, light green, roots thick

51858 Ophioglossum polyphyllum26 Jan 1971RD Kelly
RD Kelly 449 SRGH
Soil black, basaltic, average deep (20-30 cm); vegetation mopane/Combretum woodland, fairly open with shrub layer of Grewia and MopaneTsetse corridor, 12 mls SE of Chipinda pools, chiredzi district0Zimbabwe2131B4S0

Annual herb, 10 cm high

118801 (cultivated) Quercus nigra (cultivated)17 Oct 1969RD Kelly
RD Kelly 135 SRGH
Cultivated in garden.In garden of Sir V. Quenet.12ZimbabweC1524

Large tree, 30 feet, rounded shape and fairly spreading. Dark green colour.

79709 Sericanthe chimanimaniensis5 Apr 1969RD Kelly
RD Kelly 72 D Bridson SRGH
Growing amongst rocks with Podocarpus and Cussonia umbellifera.c. 1 mile NE of Mt hut on slopes below Turret Towers, Chimanimani Mts330Zimbabwe1933C3 E1676

Leaves dark green above, paler below, lamina convexly bulging between veins above; fruit bright green. Bush to 8 ft, scraggly appearance.


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: Collections made by Robert Kelly., retrieved 23 June 2024

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