Collections made by De Castro

Records: 39

The following is a list of the collections made by De Castro 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
110791 Andropogon schirensis11 Feb 2014A De Castro
A De Castro 1379 AC Mashau BNRH
Inhassoro district.0Mozambique2135C1GI25

Dominant to subdominant species on deep, light brown to white sands in Julbernardia/Brachystegia woodland near coast.

-21.63122235.2159446
110792 Andropogon schirensis17 Feb 2014A De Castro
A De Castro 1384 L Fish BNRH
Inhassoro district.0Mozambique2135C1GI0

Common to dominant grass in Julbernardia/Brachystegia woodland on deep, light brown sands.

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108710 Asparagus falcatus var. falcatus24 Mar 2015A De Castro
A De Castro 1602a JE Burrows BNRH
Temane district. 17.5 km SSW of SASOL plant.0Mozambique2134D4GI47

In understorey of patch of short forest (sensu Edwards 1983) on termite mound in short open/closed woodland on red-brown clay loams. Common in forest patches on termite mounds.

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110793 Brachiaria arrecta19 Feb 2014A De Castro
A De Castro 1378 AC Mashau BNRH
Inhassoro district.0Mozambique2135C1GI14

In seasonally inundated parts of the Govuru River floodplain in dense reed-beds dominated by Typha capensis, Phragmites australis and especially Cladium mariscus.

-21.72372235.1361676
108507 Carissa tetramera2 May 2014A De Castro
A De Castro 1401 P Bester BNRH
Temane district.0Mozambique2135C1GI29

Shrub up to 1 m in height. Dominant shrub in understorey of dense short thicket and tall forest mosaic on light brown loamy sand soils. Dominant trees include Spirostachys africana, Strychnos potatorum, Strychnos madagascariensis, Mimusops obtusifoli

-21.67677835.0506116
110794 Chrysopogon serrulatus18 Feb 2014A De Castro
A De Castro 1374 L Fish LMA
BNRH
Inhassoro district.0Mozambique2135C1GI35

Plants co-dominant with Imperata cylindrica on periodically inundated and seasonally saturated light brown sands on upper edge of Govuru River floodplain.

-21.71947235.1651676
109789 Croton gratissimus var. gratissimus15 Feb 2014A De Castro
A De Castro 1609 A De Castro BNRH
Temane district.0Mozambique2135C3GI45

Common shrub (up to 4 m tall) in dense thicket on red-brown loamy sand. Thicket habitat heavily fragmented by clearing for cultivation.

-21.78175035.0082506
109793 Croton madandensis16 Feb 2014A De Castro
A De Castro 1610 A De Castro BNRH
Temane district.0Mozambique2134D4 GI48

In short thicket with patches of forest on brown sandy loams. Common shrub 1 m tall.

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109494 Cuscuta campestris4 May 2014A De Castro
A De Castro s.n. AM Makwarela BNRH
Inhassoro district.0Mozambique2135C1GI13

Abundant species parasitizing grasses and ferns, growing in a peatland (mire) of a coastal stream.

-21.66926435.2478896
110795 Digitaria milanjiana12 Feb 2014A De Castro
A De Castro 1382 AC Mashau BNRH
Temane district.0Mozambique2135C1GI31

Common on brown sandy loams in short closed woodland dominated by Vitex payos, Piliostigma thonningii and Lannea stuhlmannii.

-21.73011135.0566946
109511 Eleocharis dulcis18 Feb 2014A De Castro
A De Castro 1386 C Archer BNRH
Inhassoro district.0Mozambique2135C1GI0

Common in shallow (ca. 50 cm) standing water of permanent zone of a lake in the floodplain of the Govuru River.

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109512 Eleocharis variegata5 Mar 2014A De Castro
A De Castro s.n. C Archer BNRH
Inhassoro district.0Mozambique2135C2GI9

Common to dominant species in marsh vegetation of peatland (mire) of a coastal stream.

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110265 Erianthemum dregei21 Feb 2014A De Castro
A De Castro 1605 A De Castro BNRH
Inhassoro district.0Mozambique2135C3GI58

Parasitic shrub parasitizing Julbernardia globiflora in Julbernardia globiflora/Brachystegia spiciformis short closed woodland (sensu Edwards 1983).-x000D- Altitude 58 m a.s.l.

-21.76416735.2232786
109895 Eriosema psoraleoides27 Mar 2015A De Castro
A De Castro 1604 A De Castro LMA
BNRH
Inhassoro district.0Mozambique2134D4GI47

On outer edge of the Goruvu River floodplain grassland dominated by Imperata cylindrica, Andropogon eucomus and Dactyloctenium geminatum. -x000D- Single-stemmed shrub up to 2 m in height sometimes forming dense stands.

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110666 Eulophia angolensis25 Feb 2014A De Castro
A De Castro 1372 A De Castro BNRH
Inhassoro district.0Mozambique2135C1 GI13

In approximately 20 ha 'Flats Wetland', situated some 2 km from the coast, which is the source of the perennial stream. Plants rare and growing only in 1 m deep permanently saturated peat with patches of open water with Nymphaea nouchali. Vegetation

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109515 Fuirena umbellata18 Feb 2014A De Castro
A De Castro 1387 C Archer BNRH
Inhassoro district.0Mozambique2135C1GI0

Common in 50 cm deep water on the margins of the permanently inundated zone of a lake on the Govuru River floodplain.

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109272 Gymnosporia mossambicensis subsp. mossambicensis2 May 2014A De Castro
A De Castro 1399 M Jordaan JJ Meyer BNRH
Temane district.0Mozambique2135C1GI29

Shrub up to 1.6 m tall, growing in understorey of dense short thicket dominated by Spirostachys africana and Strychnos potatorum. Other understorey shrubs include Carissa praetermissa, Uvaria gracilipes and Pavetta gracillima. Soil: light brown loamy

-21.67677835.0506116
111195 Heinsia crinita subsp. parviflora24 Feb 2014A De Castro
A De Castro 1611 JE Burrows BNRH
Inhassoro district.0Mozambique2135C1GI30

Common shrub in understorey of 'coastal forest'.

-21.69555635.2445006
109013 Hermannia glanduligera24 Mar 2015A De Castro
A De Castro 1603 A De Castro BNRH
Temane district.0Mozambique2134D4GI47

Common in short open/closed woodland (see Edwards, 1983) on red-brown sandy clay loams. Dominant trees: Combretum molle Strychnos madagascariensis, Sclerocarya birrea and Combretum imberbe. Plant 50 cm tall, multi-stemmed shrub with pale pink flowers

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110797 Hyparrhenia filipendula14 Feb 2014A De Castro
A De Castro 1383 A De Castro LMA
BNRH
Temane district.0Mozambique2135C3GI31

Moist soils (not wetland soils); soils: brown sandy loams. Short closed woodlands in bottom land situation in very gently undulating terrain.

-21.78511135.0436116
110263 Lindsaea ensifolia11 Feb 2014A De Castro
A De Castro 1362 A De Castro BNRH
Inhassoro district0Mozambique2135C1GI27

Uncommon fern on margins of a valley bottom wetland which comprises the headwaters of a short coastal stream. Plants occur on the margins of seasonally inundated zone, on white sands that are seasonally saturated.

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110270 Lycopodiella caroliniana11 Feb 2014A De Castro
A De Castro 1359 A De Castro BNRH
Inhassoro district0Mozambique2135C1GI27

Common on seasonally saturated white sands at the margins of a valley bottom wetland. Occurs just below the fringing Syzygium woodland.

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110380 Nymphoides thunbergiana5 May 2014A De Castro
A De Castro s.n. JJ Meyer BNRH
Inhassoro district.0Mozambique2135C2GI9

Common to dominant. Floating-leaved aquatic on margins of a peatland (mire) in coastal stream.

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110672 Oeceoclades maculata14 Feb 2014A De Castro
A De Castro 1371a DM McMurtry BNRH
Temane0Mozambique2135C3 GI47

Plants strongly rhizomatous and with thick fleshy roots. Leaves highly inconspicuous and plants almost impossible to detect if not in flower. Leaves with camouflage pattern. 10 plants counted. Rare. In 90% shade on forest floor in dense leaf litter

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110823 Polygala capillaris4 May 2014A De Castro
A De Castro s.n. MS Mothogoane BNRH
Inhassoro district.0Mozambique2135C1GI13

Common on white, hydromorphic sands that are organically enriched, on the margins of a mire (peatland) which forms the source of a coastal stream.

-21.66713935.2488336
109517 Pycreus nitidus5 May 2014A De Castro
A De Castro s.n. C Archer BNRH
Inhassoro district.0Mozambique2135C2GI9

Common in marsh vegetation of peatland (mire) in coastal stream.

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109519 Rhynchospora holoschoenoides19 Feb 2014A De Castro
A De Castro 1390 C Archer LMA
BNRH
Inhassoro district.0Mozambique2135C1GI0

In marsh vegetation, seasonally saturated sands of a seasonal drainage line which forms part of the Govuru River catchment.

0.0000000.0000002
109520 Rhynchospora rubra subsp. africana11 Feb 2014A De Castro
A De Castro 1366 C Archer BNRH
Inhassoro district.0Mozambique2135C1GI25

Sub-dominant in seasonally saturated sands of coastal channelled valley-bottom wetland. Also occurs on patches of peat substrates in wetland.

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109521 Rhynchospora rubra subsp. africana22 Feb 2014A De Castro
A De Castro 1389 C Archer BNRH
Inhassoro district.0Mozambique2135C2GI9

Sub-dominant on permanently saturated peat substrates, dominated by Trichopteryx dregeana in a coastal perennial channelled valley-bottom wetland.

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109518 Rhynchospora rugosa subsp. brownii11 Feb 2014A De Castro
A De Castro 1367 C Archer BNRH
Inhassoro district.0Mozambique2135C1GI25

Seasonally saturated white sands with thin organic horizon, on margins of coastal channelled valley-bottom wetland.

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110808 Schizachyrium sanguineum18 Feb 2014A De Castro
A De Castro 1381 AC Mashau BNRH
Inhassoro district.0Mozambique2135C1GI18

Common on deep white to light brown sands in Julbernardia/Brachystegia closed woodland. Most abundant on seasonally moist sands along drainage lines.

-21.72530635.1532506
109524 Schoenus nigricans18 Feb 2014A De Castro
A De Castro 1388 C Archer PRE
LMA
BNRH
Inhassoro district.0Mozambique2135C1GI17

In seasonally saturated and periodically inundated soils on the margins of the Govuru floodplain.

-21.72652835.1436676
109525 Scleria catophylla4 May 2014A De Castro
A De Castro s.n. C Archer BNRH
Inhassoro district.0Mozambique2135C1GI13

Common on white, hydromorphic sands that are organically enriched, on the margins of a mire (peatland) which forms the source of a coastal stream.

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110268 Tapinanthus dependens17 Feb 2015A De Castro
A De Castro 1607 A De Castro BNRH
Inhassoro district.0Mozambique2135C1GI46

Parasitic shrub on Brachystegia spiciformis in Brachystegia/Julbernardia short closed woodland on white to light brown sands in the Govuru River catchment.-x000D- Altitude 46 m a.s.l.

-21.73544435.1915566
110810 Tricholaena monachne23 Feb 2014A De Castro
A De Castro 1377 AC Mashau BNRH
Inhassoro district.0Mozambique2135C1GI54

In Julbernardia/Brachystegia short closed woodland on deep, light brown sands near the coast. Common grass.

-21.73152835.2137226
110811 Trichopteryx dregeana23 Feb 2014A De Castro
A De Castro 1375 A De Castro BNRH
Inhassoro district.0Mozambique2135C2GI10

Dominant grass on peat substrates in a channelled valley-bottom weyland that forms the headwaters of a short (< 5 km) coastal stream.

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110778 Uapaca nitida var. nitida24 Mar 2015A De Castro
A De Castro 1602 JE Burrows BNRH
Inhassoro district.0Mozambique2135C1GI35

Dominant tree in narrow band of riparian short closed woodland (sensu Edwards, 1983). Fringing a c. 8 ha. 'wetland flat' that is the source of a small tributary of the Goveru River. Completely confined to riparian fringing woodland. Trees up to 7m t

-21.73594435.1709446
110250 Utricularia firmula11 Feb 2014A De Castro
A De Castro 1392 B. Busch BNRH
Inhassoro district.0Mozambique2135C1GI25

Headwaters of a short coastal stream. On margin of seasonally inundated zone, on white seasonally saturated sands with a thin organic A-horizon. Uncommon.

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110251 Utricularia scandens11 Feb 2014A De Castro
A De Castro 1393 B. Busch BNRH
Inhassoro district.0Mozambique2135C1GI25

In coastal valley-bottom wetland. Growing in seasonally to permanently inundated central zone. Twining on stems of grasses and sedges.

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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 De Castro.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/utilities/utility-display-collections-by-person.php?person_id=1269, retrieved 3 March 2021

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