Collections made by Chadwick

Records: 3

The following is a list of the collections made by Chadwick 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
94740 Barleria senensis26 Jul 1985SE Chadwick
SE Chadwick 160 MJAW Crosby WIND
Growing in well-drained, fine, loose, dusty sandy soil.Botswana: Serondela, Banks of Chobe river.0Botswana1725C3935

Sprawling shrub up to 1.5 meter, however mainly only tips erect to 15 cm. Branches angular at nodes. Internodes straight. Plant thorny, particularly inflorescence. Flowers pale orange. Stamens, pollen & style also the same orange.

94742 Capparis tomentosa26 Jul 1985SE Chadwick
SE Chadwick 159 KL Immelman WIND
Botswana: Serondela, banks of Chobe river.0Botswana1725C3935

Shrub; Notes: Fine loose dusty soil. Well-drained. Abundant sprawling shrub 2 m. Pale green velvety stem, leaves and buds. Paired thorns at nodes. Petals pale green-yellow with long hairs on margin and inner surface. Stamens white with rose base. Style rose. Ovary terminal, green. Pleasant scent. Fruit dark red, hard, spherical, indehiscent. Seeds large. Fruits eaten by monkeys and baboons.

95678 Kalaharia uncinata24 Jul 1985SE Chadwick
SE Chadwick 154 MJAW Crosby WIND
Botswana: Linyanti Camp, Chobe Park. Near Linyanti Swamp, Siameisso. Dark grey sandy soil, loose and fine. 50 m from Linyanti Swamp.0Botswana1823B40

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.


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: Collections made by Chadwick., retrieved 9 December 2021

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