Collections made by Giess

Records: 106

The following is a list of the collections made by Giess 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
95028 Acacia erioloba16 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11438 JWH Giess WIND
Okavango, Rundu District: On the river bank of the Omuramba, at Dikundu. (19,2km south of Andara).0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Tree; Notes: Young trees up to 4m in height. Much branched. New shoots partly because of fire.

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95029 Acacia erubescens9 Mar 1958JWH Giess
H Merxmüller
JWH Giess 1994 WIND
Caprivi: On road from Andara to Bagani.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

5 m high; Shrub; Notes: Shrub. Bark greyish brown. Quoted in: Prodromus einer Flora von Sdwestafrika 58:8 (1967).

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95033 Acacia mellifera subsp. detinens18 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11447 JWH Giess WIND
Caprivi: Andara. At the Omuramba at Dikundu (19,2 km South of Andara).0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

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95034 Acacia nigrescens16 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11437 JWH Giess WIND
Caprivi: Andara. In Omuramba at Dikundu (19.2 km South of Andara).0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Shrub; Notes: Shrub up to 1.5 meter high.

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95036 Acacia tortilis subsp. heteracantha9 Mar 1958JWH Giess
H Merxmüller
JWH Giess 1993 WIND
Caprivi: Andara. On the road from Andara to Bagani.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

8 m high; Tree; Notes: 8 meter high tree. Quoted in: Prodromus einer Flora von Sdwestafrika 58:12 (1967).

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95039 Acalypha brachiata16 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11422 C Mannheimer GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: At Dikundu (19.2 km south of Andara). In grass stand, bank of omuramba.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Notes: Many-stemmed 'forb' up to 50 cm high and 1 m in diameter.

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95040 Acanthosicyos naudinianus14 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11370 JWH Giess WIND
Okavango, Rundu District: Mahango field at Dw Omuramba, north-west of Divundu, 19 km south of Andara.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A2 0

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95044 Aerva leucura16 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11425 JWH Giess WIND
Caprivi: At Dikundu (19,2 kilometres south of Andara] on harvested mahango field.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

60 cm high; Herb; Notes: Annual herb. Rich, grey-black soil.

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95047 Albizia harveyi16 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11435 JWH Giess WIND
Caprivi: In the omuramba at Dikundu (19.2 km south of Andara).0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Tree; Notes: Regrowth from felled tree.

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95050 Aloe zebrina13 May 1976JWH Giess
JWH Giess 14241 JWH Giess WIND
Caprivi: Andara.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Notes: Rosette plant. Relatively spreading. Runner, with numerous young plants. The inflorescence is 1,4m high and has 7 branches. The flowers are an old pink colour. The involures have white edges. Life plant. Flowered in the garden of W. Giess, Windhoek. 22 June 1971.Sheet 3.

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95051 Amaranthus thunbergii16 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11408 JWH Giess WIND
Okavango, Rundu District: Okavango, at Dikundu (19,2 km S of Andara)0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Herb; Notes: Annual, prostrate to decumbent, almost leafless. Soil grey-black. Harvested mahango field.

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95053 Ancylanthos rubiginosus11 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11338 WIND
Caprivi: At Dikundu. (19.5 km south of Andara).0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Notes: Up to 30 cm tall. Shoots arising from underground root stem system. Pope, G.V 1998 FZ 5:2, pg 236 cor.nom. SS 16/01/2003.

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95054 Andropogon gayanus16 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11417 JWH Giess WIND
Caprivi: Dikundu (19.2 km south of Andara). In omuramba.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Graminoid; Notes: Up to 3 m high omuramba-grass. Used to build huts and roofs.

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95057 Ansellia africana10 Nov 1965JWH Giess
JWH Giess 8237 WIND
Kunene, Opuwo District: Fruiting specimen of WG & H.J. Wiss 3270 - Live plants from Otjihangasema - Epupa, October 1960. Andara.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A2 0

Notes: Lower lip pointed, boat shaped folded and margin very crenulate. Flower coloue intensier that at Andara. Plants fruiting in hort WG, Windhoek.

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95059 Antidesma venosum22 Apr 1977JWH Giess
JWH Giess 14884 JWH Giess WIND
Caprivi: At Andara. West of Okavango.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

1 m high; Shrub; Notes: Low spreading shrub on rocks. 1 m high. Fruit round, red to black. Rocky bank.

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95060 Asparagus africanus var. africanus12 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11355 VS Bach WIND
Caprivi, Katima Mulilo District: Dikundu (19,2 km south of Andara), on bank of Omuramba in the vicinity of waterhole.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Up to 2,50 m high in other shrubs. Filed at WIND under Asparagus cooperi

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95061 Asparagus racemosus20 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11460 AA Mauve WIND
Caprivi: In omuramba at Dikundu (19,2 south of Andara).0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Climber, more than 1 m high winding in bush. Petals very narrow (0,5 mm) white with reddish veins. Sweet scent. Fruit up to 7 mm diameter, more or less inconspicuously tri-lobed, 2 lobes not completely developed.

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95065 Baikiaea plurijuga15 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11387 JWH Giess WIND
Caprivi: Andara. Dikundu, 19.5 km South of Andara. In dry forest.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A2 0

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95281 Cenchrus americanus16 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11416 JWH Giess WIND
Caprivi: Dikundu (19.2 km south of Andara) on harvested mahango field.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Graminoid; Notes: Heavy, clay, grey-black ground. Spikelets sessile. Seeds pointed, narrow, seemingly pressed together.

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95095 Combretum albopunctatum25 Apr 1977JWH Giess
JWH Giess 14898 JWH Giess WIND
Okavango, Rundu District: 12 km ESE of Andara at Okavango.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Shrub; Notes: Dense shrubs, up to 2.50 m high. Bark rusty. Fruits 4-winged, 2.5 cm long, 2 cm broad, truncate, shading red, glimmering gold.

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95096 Combretum collinum19 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11473 WIND
Okavango, Rundu District: At Dikundu (19.2 km south of Andara).0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Tree; Notes: Small tree.

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95098 Combretum hereroense subsp. hereroense14 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11380 JWH Giess WIND
Okavango, Rundu District: At Dikundu (19.2 km south of Andara). On old mahangu field in omuramba.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Shrub; Notes: Shrub, up to 1.50 m high.

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95102 Combretum zeyheri11 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11342 JWH Giess WIND
Okavango, Rundu District: Dikundu, 19.5 km south of Andara, not far from the Dikundu Omuramba.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Shrub; Tree; Notes: Shrub or tree.

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95104 Commelina erecta5 Apr 1978JWH Giess
JWH Giess 15063 JWH Giess WIND
Okavango, Rundu District: Andara.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Notes: Prostrate to upright. Shoots to 50 cm long. Sheaths often very small in leaf axils. Terminal sheaths round, boat-like. Flowers blue. Live plant together with Eulophobia sp. from Andara. Flowers in garden of W. Giess, Windhoek. Corr. nom.: SB 8.2003.

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95108 Convolvulus sagittatus var. sagittatus16 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11412 JWH Giess WIND
Caprivi: At Dikundu (19.2 km south of Andara) on harvested mahango field. Clayey, grey-black soil.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Notes: Decumbent to procumbent, twining in grass. Flowers small, white.

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95117 Cryptolepis oblongifolia11 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11340 HJT Venter WIND
Okavango, Rundu District: Dikundu. 19.5 km south of Andara, near Dikundu Omuramba.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Shrub; Notes: Dry shrub with fruit.

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95122 Cyclosorus interruptus22 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11526 JWH Giess WIND
Okavango, Rundu District: Andara. On riverbank of side-arm of Okavango at Andara Mission Station.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

pteridophyte; Notes: Fronds up to 60 cm long. Growing in or nearly in water. Common. Corr. nom.: E. Klaassen 23.07.07

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95123 Cymbopogon caesius subsp. caesius14 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11377 JWH Giess WIND
Caprivi: In omuramba Dikundu at Dikubdu, 19.5 km south of Andara.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Graminoid; Notes: Tufted grass up to 1.20 m high. Very common.

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95124 Cynanchum schistoglossum16 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11436 WIND
Caprivi: Andara. On Omuramba at Dikumdu (19,2 km south of Andara).0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Notes: Twining in small camelthorn. Milky latex.

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95125 Cynodon dactylon15 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11398 JWH Giess WIND
Caprivi: At Dikundu. 19,5 km south of Andara.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Graminoid;

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95127 Cyperus fulgens15 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11401 JWH Giess WIND
Caprivi: Dikundu (19,2 km south of Andara) In dry woodland.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Notes: Small corm.

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95132 Cyphostemma congestum16 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11426 E Retief WIND
Caprivi, Mukwe District: Andara. In Omuramba at Dikundi (19.2 km south of Andara).0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Climibing over Piliostigma thonningii shrub, sterile.

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95133 Dialium englerianum15 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11403 JWH Giess WIND
Caprivi: Andara. At Dikundu, 19.5 km South of Andara. In dry forest.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Tree; Notes: Tree up to 10 m high. Young twigs used as toothbrushes by bushmen.

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95135 Dicoma schinzii12 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11366 JWH Giess WIND
Okavango, Rundu District: Dikundu (19.2 km south of Andara). On bank of omuramba, in vicinity of water hole.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Herb; Notes: Basally woody herb, somewhat spreading ascending.

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95138 Digitaria perrottetii14 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11375 JWH Giess WIND
In dry woodland.Caprivi: Dikundu (19.2 km south of Andara).0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Erect, annual grass.

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95143 Diospyros lycioides subsp. sericea12 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11352 JWH Giess WIND
Okavango, Rundu District: At Dikundu, 19.5 km south of Andara. On bank of Dikundu Omuramba in the vicinity of waterhole.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Shrub; Notes: Dense shrub up to 1.50 m high. Root and branches used as tooth brush by natives.

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95147 Distephanus divaricatus14 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11373 WIND
Caprivi: At Dikundu, 19,5 km south of Andara.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

4 m high; Tree; Notes: Dry woodland. Small tree, 4 m high. Bark grey, very corky.

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95085 Elaeodendron transvaalense20 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11474 WIND
Caprivi: Andara. In, omuramba at Dikundi (19,2 km south of Andara).0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Shrub; Notes: Shrub.

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95150 Empogona cacondensis11 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11341 HR Hasheela WIND
Caprivi: Dikundu, 19.5 km south of Andara, near Dikundu omuramba.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Notes: Up to 35 cm tall.

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95152 Enicostema axillare subsp. axillare15 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11399 WIND
Okavango, Rundu District: At Dikundu, 19.5 km south of Andara.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Notes: Dry woodland.

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95156 Eragrostis superba16 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11434 JWH Giess WIND
Caprivi: In omuramba at Dikundu (19,2 km south of Andara).0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Graminoid; Notes: Perennial tufted grass up to 70 cm high.

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95158 Erythrococca menyharthii18 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11455 JWH Giess WIND
Caprivi: In omuramba at Dikundu (19.2 km south of Andara).0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

50 cm high; Shrub; Notes: 50 cm high shrub; pale bark. Soft leaves. In semi-shade.

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95161 Euclea divinorum18 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11446 JWH Giess WIND
Okavango, Rundu District: At Dikundu (19.2 km south of Andara).0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Shrub; Notes: Usually in half shade of riverine woodland of omuramba. Shrubs around 1.50 m tall.

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95162 Eulophia leachii1 Nov 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11527 AV Hall WIND
Caprivi: Plant from Okavango, prob. Andara. Flowering in hort. W. Giess.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A2 0

Notes: Plant of 20 cm diameter (in pot). Leaves stiff, upright, up to 20 cm high at flowering, later up to 30 cm high. 8 In florescences up to 1 m high, up to 20 flowered. Flowers green with darker venation, with brownish tinge. Lip and spur white-purple with dark purple venation.

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95163 Eulophia speciosa27 Oct 1975JWH Giess
JWH Giess 13894 AV Hall WIND
Okavango, Rundu District: Andara. Live plants received from Dr. M. Fisch from Andara. Flowered in garden of W. Giess. Windhoek.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A2 0

Notes: Flowers before leaves. Inflorescence up to 1,20 m high. Flowers yellow. Lips with brownish ribs.

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95166 Evolvulus alsinoides var. alsinoides16 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11430 JWH Giess WIND
Okavango, Rundu District: In omuramba at Dikundu (19.2 km south of Andara).0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Herb; Notes: Finely haired herb with pale blue, small flowers.

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95170 Ficus petersii23 Apr 1977JWH Giess
JWH Giess 14881 WIND
Okavango, Rundu District: At Andara, between rocks.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Tree; Notes: Slanting, ascending tree. Bark grey with big, falling stigmas on the stem. Corr. nom.: S. Rgheimer 5.2007.

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95180 Gardenia brachythamnus12 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11361 JWH Giess WIND
Caprivi: Dikundu (19.2 km south of Andara), on banks of omuramba near a waterhole.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Notes: Up to 40 cm tall with underground rootstock, which connects the individual plants.

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95182 Gladiolus dalenii subsp. dalenii22 Jan 1969JWH Giess
JWH Giess 10556 C Mannheimer WIND
Caprivi: Dikundu, south of Andara.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A2 0

Notes: Bulbs received from Prof. Dr. O. Khler for identification purposes. Veldkos of bushmen. Knolle with light, fibreous outer layer and numerous new bulbs, which are up to pea-size. Erect plant, up to 60 cm high. Flowers sulphur yellow, with very fine red stripes, which are unconspicuous. Bulbs were received in October 1968. Khwe-name: /on.

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95184 Grewia avellana11 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11344 JWH Giess WIND
Okavango, Rundu District: Andara. Dikundu, 19.5 km south of Andara, not far from the Dikundu Omuramba.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Shrub; Notes: Shrub, up 60 cm high. Fruits 4-parted, big, very often attached at the base of twigs.

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95185 Grewia bicolor14 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11374 JWH Giess WIND
Okavango, Rundu District: Andara. At Dikundu, 19.5 km south of Andara. Dry woodland.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Shrub; Notes: Shrub, up to 1.20 m high, many stemmed, to 1.50 m diameter.

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95186 Grewia flavescens var. flavescens18 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11454 JWH Giess WIND
Okavango, Rundu District: In riverine woodland of omuramba at Otjikundu (19.2 km south of Andara).0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Notes: Up to 2 m high shrub with angular stems and branches. Berries single or in pairs.

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95187 Grewia retinervis12 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11349 JWH Giess WIND
Okavango, Rundu District: At Dikundu, 19.5 km south of Andara. On bank of Dikundu omuramba at waterhole.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Shrub; Notes: Shrub, up to 1.50 m. Branches round. Fruit pear-shaped, more or less smooth, yellow-brown.

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95190 Helichrysum argyrosphaerum16 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11407 JWH Giess WIND
Caprivi: Dikundu (19,2 km south of Andara). On bare patches of harvested Mahangofield. Clay, grey-black earth.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Notes: Spreading prostrate. Bracts white to pink. Relatively common.

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95194 Hermannia quartiniana18 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11456 C Mannheimer WIND
Caprivi: In omuramba at Dikundu (19.2 km south of Andara).0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Herb; Notes: Herb, procumbent from woody base. Very glandular, unpleasant aroma. Flower on long petiole, pale yellow with violet midvein. In WIND under Hermannia rautanenii

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95196 Heteropogon contortus16 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11433 JWH Giess WIND
Caprivi: At Dikundu (19.2 km south of Andara) on harvested mahangu field.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Graminoid; Notes: Heavy grey-black clay soil.

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95197 Hibiscus caesius15 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11393 JWH Giess WIND
Caprivi: Dikundu (19.2 km south of Andara), in dry woodland.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

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95203 Huernia verekeri var. verekeri20 Dec 1966JWH Giess
JWH Giess 9576 S Rügheimer WIND
Okavango, Rundu District: Sandstone ridge at Andara in semi-shade under shrubs between rocks and Aloes. Live plant 5-10-1966. Flowers in hort.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A2 0

Notes: Stems up to 10 cm tall. Flowers 45 cm in diameter. Lobes long, thin and long tip, yellow. Margins reflexed. Tube 5 mm deep, 10 mm in diameter, wine red with pale base around corana.

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95205 Hyparrhenia filipendula16 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11440 HH Kolberg WIND
Caprivi: In omuramba at Dikundu (19.2 km south of Andara).0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Graminoid; Notes: Up to 1.30 m high tufted grass in small stands.

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95207 Hyperthelia dissoluta16 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11409 JWH Giess WIND
Clay, grey-black ground.Caprivi: At Dikundu (19.2 km south of Andara, on haversted mahangofield).0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Perennial.

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95208 Imperata cylindrica15 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11392 JWH Giess WIND
Caprivi: At Dikundu, 19.5 km south of Andara.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Graminoid; Notes: Dry woodland.

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95250 Justicia bracteata11 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11347 J Munday WIND
Dry woodland.Caprivi: Dikundu, 19.5 km south of Andara, near Dikundu Omuramba.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A10

Annual herb. Flowers pale violet.

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95251 Justicia divaricata18 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11452 J Munday WIND
Medium shade. Heavily browsed.Okavango, Rundu District: At Dikundu (19.2 km south of Andara) in semi-shade.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A10

Herb, woody at base. Branches arched, decumbent and rooting at nodes. Flowers pale violet.

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95093 Kalaharia uncinata22 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11477 JWH Giess WIND
Caprivi: 25 km west of Andara.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Notes: Dense, spiny plant with red flowers. Growing as weed on harvested mahango fields, very common, also along road verge.

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95221 Kyphocarpa angustifolia20 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11461 JWH Giess WIND
Caprivi: In omuramba at Dikundu {19,2 kilometres south of Andara}.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Herb; Notes: Annual up to 1 metre high, base somewhat woody.

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95224 Laggera decurrens14 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11379 JWH Giess WIND
Caprivi: At Dikundu (19.2 km south of Andara), on margin of mahango field in omuramba.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

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95228 Ledebouria floribunda2 Jan 1984JWH Giess
JWH Giess 16016 S Bartsch WIND
Caprivi: At Andara.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Geophyte; Notes: Inflorescence just longer than leaves. Received bulb from O. Khler.

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95244 Melinis repens subsp. grandiflora16 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11411 HH Kolberg WIND
Growing on harvested Mahango field. Heavy, clay, grey-black ground.Caprivi: At Dikundu (19.2 km south of Andara).0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Perennial graminoid. Branched at base.

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95249 Momordica balsamina22 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11485 JWH Giess WIND
Okavango, Rundu District: At Andara Mission Station along Okavango River.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Climber; Notes: Climber in other shrubs. Fruit 5 cm long and 2,5 cm in diameter. Ripe fruit in an acute beak terminating with inconspicuous spots when ripe.

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95084 Mystroxylon aethiopicum subsp. schlechteri4 Oct 1966JWH Giess
JWH Giess 9536 WIND
Okavango, Rundu District: At Kake (camp), 20 km east of Andara on Kavango banks.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

10 m high; Tree; Notes: Many stemmed, thornless tree, 12 m crown diameter and height of 10 m, branched from the base. Bark grey-black.

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95253 Nerine laticoma20 Nov 1973JWH Giess
JWH Giess 13304 D Müller-Doblies U Müller-Doblies WIND
Okavango: At Andara: GRN 2.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A2 0

Bulb up to 7 cm in diameter with brown tunics. Neck up to 0.12 m long. Flowers white to pale pink with a darker keel.

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95260 Orbea valida subsp. valida14 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11371 PV Bruyns WIND
Caprivi: At Dikundu, 19.5 km south of Andara.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A2 0

Notes: Stems up to 12 cm tall, with very long tips.

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95261 Orthanthera jasminiflora12 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11350 H Huber WIND
Okavango, Rundu District: At Dikundu, 19.5 km south of Andara. On bank of Dikundu Omuramba near the waterhole, in grass.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Notes: Shoots up to 1.5 m long.

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95271 Parinari capensis subsp. capensis12 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11365 JWH Giess WIND
Caprivi: Andara. Dikundu (19,2 km South of Andara), on riverbank of Omuramba near waterhole.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Dwarf shrub; Notes: Dwarf shrub, up to 15 cm high. Growing in colonies.

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95276 Pavetta schumanniana24 Apr 1977JWH Giess
JWH Giess 14890 JWH Giess WIND
Okavango, Rundu District: Anadara, at Popa Falls.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

2.5 m high; Shrub; Notes: Up to 2.50 m high shrub. In semi-shade of bigger tree.

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95279 Pavonia senegalensis12 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11356 S Bartsch WIND
Okavango, Rundu District: Dikundu (19.2 km south of Andara), on the bank of the omuramba close to the waterholes.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

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95280 Peltophorum africanum18 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11448 JWH Giess WIND
Okavango, Rundu District: On omuramba at Dikundu (19.2 km south of Andara).0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Notes: Moist tree-shrub.

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95231 Philenoptera violacea15 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11397 JWH Giess WIND
Caprivi: At Dikundu, 19.5 km south of Andara. Dry woodland.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

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95284 Philyrophyllum schinzii15 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11391 JWH Giess WIND
Caprivi: Dikundu, 19.5 km south of Andara.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Notes: Dry woodland. Unpleasant smell.

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95288 Piliostigma thonningii16 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11415 JWH Giess WIND
Caprivi: Andara. At Dikundu, 19.2 km South of Andara on ploughed Mahango field. On grey-black loamy soil.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Notes: Multi-stemmed plant, up to 1.80 m high. Shoots from tree stump.

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95299 Plukenetia africana14 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11378 JWH Giess WIND
Caprivi: Dikundu (19.2 km south of Andara). In omuramba.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Shrub; Notes: Up to 50 cm high shrub with twining twigs and 4-partite capsules.

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95292 Polycarpaea eriantha var. effusa16 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11427 JWH Giess WIND
Okavango, Rundu District: In omuramba at Dikundu (19.2 km south of Andara).0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

10 cm high; Herb; Notes: 10 cm high herb, branched from the base. Flowers in dense inflorescences, appearing silver-white. Common.

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95294 Polygala albida subsp. albida16 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11419 WIND
Caprivi: Andara. At Dikundu (19,2 km south of Andara) on harvested Mahango field. Toned, grey black soil.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Notes: Small, annual herb up to 10 cm high. Flowers greenish-white with red overflow.

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95306 Rottboellia cochinchinensis8 Mar 1958JWH Giess
JWH Giess 1944 H Merxmüller WIND
Caprivi: GRN/CA: Andara.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Plants up to 1.5 m tall.

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95310 Sansevieria longiflora18 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11457 WIND
Caprivi: Andara. In Omuramba at Dikundu (19,2 km south of Andara).0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Notes: Leaves up to 7 cm wide and up to 40 cm long. Leaves margin entire (not rough).

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95311 Sartidia angolensis12 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11358 JWH Giess WIND
Caprivi: Mukwe. Dikundu 19,2km south of Andara. On the bank of the Omuramba in the vaccinity of the waterhole.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Graminoid; Notes: Perennial tufted grass up to 1,2m in height.

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95312 Scadoxus multiflorus subsp. multiflorus1 Nov 1978JWH Giess
JWH Giess 13606 DA Snijman WIND
Caprivi, Katima Mulilo: Flowers in garden of W.Giess, Windhoek.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A2 0

Peduncle 15 cm high, 3/4 without spots. Flowers bright red.

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95313 Schizachyrium sanguineum12 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11357 ES Klaassen WIND
Caprivi: Dikundu (19.2 km south of Andara), on bank of the omuramba near the waterhole.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Graminoid.

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95303 Searsia quartiniana24 Apr 1977JWH Giess
JWH Giess 14886 D Lutombi WIND
Caprivi: At Andara. Okavango river.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Shrub; Notes: Up to 3 m high, dense shrub. Rocky banks.

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95304 Searsia tenuinervis12 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11359 RO Moffett WIND
Caprivi: At Dikundu, 19.5 km south of Andara. On bank of Dikundu Omuramba in the vicinity of waterholes.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

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95314 Securidaca longepedunculata14 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11372 JWH Giess WIND
Caprivi: Andara. At Dikundu, 19.5 km South of Andara. In dry woodland.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Notes: Shrubby plant.

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95315 Seddera suffruticosa var. suffruticosa18 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11453 JWH Giess WIND
Caprivi: In Omuramba at Dikundu (19,2 km south of Andara).0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

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95323 Solanum campylacanthum14 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11381 JWH Giess WIND
Okavango, Rundu District: At Dikundu (19.2 km south of Andara), on harvested mahangu field.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

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95324 Sorghastrum nudipes11 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11339 ES Klaassen WIND
Common, in dry woodland.Caprivi: Dikundu (19.2 km south of Andara).0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Up to 90 cm tufted grass. Leaves and culms coloured red.

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95327 Stipagrostis hirtigluma subsp. patula20 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11470 JWH Giess WIND
Okavango, Rundu District: On hard soil of Omuramba at Dikundu (19.2 km south of Andara).0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Graminoid; Notes: Tufted grass. Relatively common.

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95328 Striga asiatica20 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11472 JWH Giess WIND
Caprivi: Andara. In grass stand of the Omuramba at Dikundu (19.2 km south of Andara).0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Herb; Notes: Small, up to 15 cm high,herb. Flowers very small, bright vermilion.Quoted in: Kew Bull. 41(1): 207

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95330 Striga gesnerioides16 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11429 JWH Giess WIND
Caprivi: At Dikundu (19,2 km south of Andara) on harvested Mahango field, heavy, clayey grey-black soil.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

10 cm high; Parasite; Notes: 10 cm high. Flowers light violet. Parasite on root of Vigna sinensis.

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95335 Syncolostemon bracteosus12 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11363 ES Klaassen WIND
Caprivi: Dikundu (19.2 km south Andara). On banks of omuramba.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Herb; Notes: Annual, upright herb, aromatic, up to 50 cm tall.

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95348 Tragia okanyua20 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11475 JWH Giess WIND
Caprivi: In riverine forest of omuramba at Dikundu (19.2 km south of Andara).0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Notes: Twining in other shrubs; burning/stinging.

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95354 Urochloa oligotricha16 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11406 JWH Giess WIND
Okavango, Rundu District: At Dikundu, 19.2 km south of Andara.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Graminoid; Notes: Perennial, somewhat spreaded, ascending tufts. On harvested mango fields. Clay, grey-black soil. Occasional.

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95359 Vangueriopsis lanciflora12 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11353 S Schubert WIND
Caprivi: At Dikundu (19.2 km south of Andara). At bank of Omuramba close to the waterhole.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

1 m high; Notes: 1 m high.

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95361 Vernonia fastigiata16 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11405 JWH Giess WIND
Caprivi: Dikundu (19.2 km South of Andara).0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Herb; Notes: Annual herb. Up to 30 cm high. Flowers red - violet. Grew on loamy soil on ploughed Mahango field.

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95230 Vernonia glabra var. glabra16 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11423 ES Klaassen WIND
Caprivi: In Omuramba at Dikundu (19.2 km South of Andara).0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Notes: Consisting of a woody base, it can reach heights of 50 cm upwards.

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95293 Vernonia poskeana subsp. poskeana15 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11396 ES Klaassen WIND
Caprivi: At Dikundu, 19.5km south of Andara. Dry forest.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

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95367 Waltheria indica20 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess 11468 JWH Giess WIND
Caprivi: Andara. In dry wood and bank wood of the Omuramba at Dikundu (19,2 km south of Andara).0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Herb; Notes: Annual, woody herb. Common.

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95369 Xylopia odoratissima25 Apr 1977JWH Giess
JWH Giess 14895 JWH Giess WIND
Okavango, Rundu District: At Andara. Banks of Okavango River.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A2 0

4.5 m high; Succulent; Notes: Tree 4.5m high.

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