Collections made by Mervyn Lötter

Records: 53

The following is a list of the collections made by Mervyn Lötter 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
110394 Acacia sieberiana var. sieberiana13 May 1998M Lötter
M Lötter 281 BNRH
Inhaminga, Beira.0Mozambique1834B4MS0

Riverine vegetation in miombo woodland. -x000D- Query on plant label re: species.

0.0000000.0000002
110395 Acacia sieberiana var. sieberiana8 Sep 2009M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 1851 M Lötter BNRH
Moz Hunters Concession, Pundanhar to Nangade.0Mozambique1039D4N34

KEW - ProNatura Project.-x000D- Trees 8 m tall with rounded canopy, not flat-topped. Bark papery and flaking, yellowish brown pieces. Rare-x000D- Habitat: Floodplain, open woodland, in soil.

-10.86805639.9197226
109858 Baphia massaiensis subsp. obovata var. obovata16 May 1998M Lötter
M Lötter 297 BNRH
5km S. of Save River along road from Beira to Maputo.0Mozambique2134B1?0

Small tree (2 m tall) growing on deep sands in woodland. -x000D-

0.0000000.0000002
109022 Bauhinia petersiana5 Oct 2005M Lötter
M Lötter 1147 M Lötter BNRH
Nampula town area.0Mozambique1539A1N0

Shrub. Flowers white.

0.0000000.0000002
109199 Boscia angustifolia var. corymbosa8 Sep 2009M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 1848 DJ Goyder BNRH
Moz Hunters Concession, Pundanhar to Nangade.0Mozambique1039D4N38

KEW - ProNatura Project.-x000D- 8 m tall, single-stemmed; smooth grey bark. Fruits brown. Occasional-x000D- Habitat: Open woodland. In sandy clay.

-10.87888939.9052786
109203 Boscia mossambicensis2 Apr 2010M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 2016 M Lötter BNRH
Sand forest along Massingir to Chokwe road.0Mozambique2432A2GI158

Shrub 1.5 m tall. Multi-stemmed. Flowers yellow-green, musty-smelling, not that visible and smell noticeable. Flowering near base. Occasional-x000D- Habitat: Closed shrubland, in well-drained sand. In full sun.

-24.14555632.2908336
108257 Brachystegia boehmii9 May 1998M Lötter
M Lötter 254 BNRH
Miombo with Erythrophleum.5 km S. of Birchenough Bridge.0Zimbabwe1932C4S0

0.0000000.0000000
108264 Brachystegia glaucescens9 May 1998M Lötter
M Lötter 257 BNRH
Vumba Mountain, Mutare.630Zimbabwe1932B2E0

Flat topped tree. Smooth, pale bark.

0.0000000.0000000
109059 Brachystegia glaucescens11 Oct 2006M Lötter
M Lötter 1098 JE Burrows BNRH
Mahate - Bilibiza area.0Mozambique1240C2N0

As Brachystegia microphylla in BNRH. Tree, 10 m tall in miombo woodland. Bark pale. C. 39 pairs of leaflets.

0.0000000.0000002
109053 Brachystegia manga4 Oct 2005M Lötter
M Lötter 1078 M Lötter BNRH
Lioma.0Mozambique1536B2Z0

Tree 6 m tall in riparian miombo woodland. Bark smooth, fissuring on old trunk.

0.0000000.0000002
109054 Brachystegia manga17 Oct 2005M Lötter
M Lötter 1130 M Lötter BNRH
20 km N. of Montpuez from Mueda.0Mozambique1238D4N0

Coppice growth.

0.0000000.0000002
108269 Brachystegia microphylla7 Mar 1999M Lötter
M Lötter 608 BNRH
Miombo WoodlandMwinilunga.0Zambia1124A2W0

Tree

0.0000000.0000000
108270 Brachystegia microphylla11 Oct 2006M Lötter
M Lötter 1098 JE Burrows BNRH
In miombo woodlandMahate - Bilibiza area.0Mozambique1240C2N0

Tree, 10 m tall. Bark pale. about 39 pairs of leaflets.

0.0000000.0000000
108273 Brachystegia spiciformis9 May 1998M Lötter
M Lötter 275 BNRH
Miombo woodlandVumba.630Zimbabwe1932B2E0

0.0000000.0000000
108274 Brachystegia spiciformis30 Sep 2005M Lötter
M Lötter 1051 M Lötter BNRH
In coastal woodlandZavorra turn-off.0Mozambique2435A3GI0

Tree 3 - 5 m tall. Flowers white.

0.0000000.0000000
109063 Brachystegia spiciformis30 Sep 2005M Lötter
M Lötter 1051 M Lötter BNRH
Zavorra turn-off.0Mozambique2435A3GI0

Tree 3 - 5 m tall in coastal woodland. Flowers white.

0.0000000.0000002
108287 Brachystegia torrei17 Oct 2005M Lötter
M Lötter 1125 JE Burrows BNRH
In woodland20 km SW of Mueda.0Mozambique1139C2N0

Tree 20 m tall, bark pale, slightly flaking

0.0000000.0000000
109073 Brachystegia torrei17 Oct 2005M Lötter
M Lötter 1125 JE Burrows BNRH
20 km S.W. of Mueda.0Mozambique1139C2N0

Tree 20 m tall in woodland. Bark pale, slightly flaking.

0.0000000.0000002
108294 Brachystegia utilis7 Mar 1999M Lötter
M Lötter 609 BNRH
40.1 km from Kapiri-Mposhi to Mkushi.0Zambia1328D4C0

Tree 15 m tall

0.0000000.0000000
110817 Carpolobia goetzei1 Oct 2005M Lötter
M Lötter 1116 JE Burrows BNRH
10 km N of Palma towards Rovuma River.0Mozambique1040C2N28

2-4 m tall; flowers with purple in upper petals.

-10.69078340.4936505
109089 (cultivated) Cassia afrofistula var. afrofistula (cultivated)22 Oct 2005M Lötter
M Lötter 1142 JE Burrows BNRH
10 km N. of Inhassora.0Mozambique2134B4GI0

1.5 m tall. Flowers splendid yellow.

0.0000000.0000002
108398 Cleistochlamys kirkii10 May 1998M Lötter
M Lötter 264 JE Burrows BNRH
15km north of Dondo, central Mozambique.0Mozambique1934D1MS0

Woodland on deep sands. Large woody shrub; bark flaking.

0.0000000.0000002
108399 Cleistochlamys kirkii16 May 1998M Lötter
M Lötter 298 JE Burrows BNRH
5km south of Sav‚ River on road from Beira to Maputo.0Mozambique2134B1?0

Large woody shrub, bark flaking. -x000D- Habitat: woodland on deep sands.

0.0000000.0000002
109873 Crotalaria insignis8 Apr 2010M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 2035 BNRH
Along trail just after crossing the Mussapa Grande River, leading up on to Chimanimani mountain, Sussendenga district.0Mozambique1933C1 MS720

Erect shrub 3.5 m tall, branching in top half of plant. Flowers yellow. Rare-x000D- Habitat: Poorly-drained floodplain; in open woodland; in full sun

5
110247 Cryptocarya liebertiana14 Apr 2010M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 2066 M Lötter BNRH
Serra Choa Mountain, Barue district.0Mozambique1833A1MS1501

Rounded tree on forest margin. Bark dark grey-brown. Leaves largely bi-coloured and glaucous beneath.

-18.00222233.1066676
109099 Cryptosepalum maraviense4 Oct 2005M Lötter
M Lötter 1071 M Lötter BNRH
Namina area.0Mozambique1438D4N0

Suffrutex, 20 cm tall in woodland.

0.0000000.0000002
109477 Cyanotis lanata8 Apr 2010M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 2034 RB Faden BNRH
Trail leading up on to Chimanimani Mountain, Banks of Nhamadza River, Chimanimani National Park, Sussendenga district.0Mozambique1933C1MS750

Growing in crevices in granite boulders., Occurrence: common

-19.72833333.0411116
109657 Diospyros loureiriana subsp. loureiriana1 Nov 2009M Lötter
M Lötter 1944 JE Burrows BNRH
Nacala Dam, 30 km west of Nacala.0Mozambique1440D1N72

Tree to 5 m tall, bark grey & rough, flowers whitish; in woodland on sandy soils.

-14.71472240.5252787
110843 Drypetes mossambicensis13 Oct 2007M Lötter
M Lötter 1270 M Lötter BNRH
Chokwe to Limpopo River.0Mozambique2433A3GI35

Single-stemmed tree, 7 m tall; flowers yellow; in floodplain thicket, savanna.

-24.43600033.0113174
109897 Erythrina abyssinica2 Oct 2005M Lötter
M Lötter 1061 JE Burrows BNRH
40 km N. of Zambesi River on road (EN 1) to Morrumbala.0Mozambique1735D1Z0

Tree 3 m tall. Flowers red.

0.0000000.0000002
109902 (cultivated) Erythrina humeana (cultivated)9 Mar 2007M Lötter
M Lötter 1173 M Lötter BNRH
Levasflor Logging Concession entrance road.0Mozambique1834D4MS0

Tree 2.2 m tall in miombo woodland.

0.0000000.0000002
109113 Erythrophleum africanum17 Oct 2005M Lötter
M Lötter 1129 JE Burrows BNRH
25 km N. of Montepuez from Mueda.0Mozambique1238D4N0

5 m tall, bark pale grey. Flowers cream.

0.0000000.0000002
109122 Erythrophleum suaveolens14 May 1998M Lötter
M Lötter 289 BNRH
40 km N. of Dondo along road to Inhaminga, Muanza0Mozambique1934B3MS0

Big tree (15 m) growing on deep sands in woodland.

0.0000000.0000002
109123 Erythrophleum suaveolens14 Oct 2005M Lötter
M Lötter 1121 JE Burrows BNRH
20 km N.E. of Mueda.0Mozambique1139C2N0

Large tree 20 m tall in miombo woodland.

0.0000000.0000002
109124 Erythrophleum suaveolens13 Oct 2005M Lötter
M Lötter 1115 JE Burrows BNRH
10 km S. of Rovuma River, near Cabo Delgado lighthouse.0Mozambique1040D1N0

10 m tall in Syzygium thicket. Spikes immature.

0.0000000.0000002
110835 Faurea rubriflora8 Apr 2010M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 2038 M Lötter BNRH
Banks of the Mussapa Grande River, near trail leading up on to Chimanimani Mountain, Chimanimani National Park.0Mozambique1933C1 MS722

10 m tall. Bark dark grey and rough. Fruiting branches drooping. Common.-x000D- Habitat: In closed woodland in full sun. On river bank, seasonally waterlogged.

6
110044 Gladiolus dalenii subsp. dalenii13 May 1998M Lötter
M Lötter 287 BNRH
Between Muanza and Chiniziua.0Mozambique1834D4 MS0

Hydromorphic grassland in open miombo.

2
110747 Hymenocardia acida var. acida11 May 1988M Lötter
M Lötter 267 BNRH
Muanza, Beira. C. Mozambique.0Mozambique1834D2MS0

Woodland on deep sands.

0.0000000.0000002
110753 Hymenocardia ulmoides16 May 1988M Lötter
M Lötter 293 BNRH
5 km S. of Save River along rd. from Beira to Maputo.0Mozambique2134B1?0

Woodland on deep sands.

0.0000000.0000002
109917 Indigofera atriceps subsp. atriceps11 Mar 2009M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 1661 M Lötter BNRH
Lulimbo town, ± 103 km N of Unango on road to Rovuma River Bridge.0Mozambique1235A2N791

2 m tall; flowers red, growing on the margins of swamp forest dominated by Syzygium owariense.

-12.08746735.4654506
109920 Indigofera lyallii subsp. lyallii9 Apr 2010M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 2042 BNRH
Along road leading up to Chikukwa within the Chimanimani National Park.0Mozambique1932D2MS935

Slender tree 4 m tall with red flowers. On forest margins or riparian edge. Drainage line. Occasional

-19.71361132.9911116
108362 Lannea schweinfurthii var. tomentosa3 Nov 2009M Lötter
M Lötter 1954 M Lötter BNRH
Nacala Dam, 30 km west of Nacala.0Mozambique1440D1N71

Tree 7 m tall, bark grey, leaves held ca. horizontally; in woodland on sandy soils.

-14.71583340.5266677
76259 (cultivated) Lonchocarpus sericeus (cultivated)1 Nov 2009M Lötter
M Lötter 1933 GP Lewis Riparian woodland, previously disturbed.Below Nacala Dam wall0Mozambique1440D1N80

First record in Mozambique as a naturalised tree.

-14.72161740.5333837
109224 Maerua juncea subsp. juncea14 Sep 2009M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 1912 M Lötter BNRH
Outskirts of Madanda dry forest.0Mozambique2033D1MS289

KEW - ProNatura Project.-x000D- Scrambler. Fruit ellipsoid, more or less smooth surface. Occasional-x000D- Habitat: Coastal plain, thicket. In well-drained sandy soil.-x000D- -x000D-

-20.54111133.6977786
109225 Maerua juncea subsp. juncea14 Sep 2009M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 1913 M Lötter BNRH
Outskirts of Madanda dry forest, along path into forest.0Mozambique2033D1MS289

KEW - ProNatura Project.-x000D- Scrambler to 5 m high. Leaves bluish green, narrow. Flowers green-white. Fruit ellipsoid, smooth. Common.-x000D- Habitat: Coastal plain, thicket, sandy soil.

-20.54111133.6977786
109226 Maerua kirkii7 Sep 2009M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 1833 DJ Goyder BNRH
Moz Hunters Camp entrance road, Pundanhar to Nangade.0Mozambique1039D4N116

KEW - ProNatura Project.-x000D- Tree 5 m tall. Bark brown, slightly corky. Fruit covered in waxy bluish layer. Occasional.-x000D- Habitat: Closed woodland, in well-drained sandy soil.

-10.90111139.8711116
110761 Margaritaria discoidea var. nitida11 May 1998M Lötter
M Lötter 268 BNRH
Dondo, Beira, C. Mozambique.0Mozambique1934D1MS0

Woodland on deep sands.

0.0000000.0000002
109893 Pleurolobus gangeticus6 Apr 2010M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 2024 M Lötter BNRH
Moribane forest, Moribane camp.0Mozambique1933C2MS500

Herb 1 m tall. Pink standard, purple keel. Common-x000D- Habitat: Forest on mountain slope in medium shade. In soil.

-19.74388933.3558336
109980 Pterocarpus rotundifolius subsp. martinii16 Apr 2010M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 2080 M Lötter BNRH
21 km NE of Mungari, towards Lupata Gorge area.0Mozambique1733B1MS423

Rounded tree 8 m tall. Bark fissured an brown. Occasional. -x000D- Habitat: Open woodland on a plain. In clay loam.

-17.04333333.7008336
112249 Rinorea elliptica1 Nov 2009M Lötter
M Lötter 1941 JE Burrows BNRH
Nacala Dam, 30 km west of Nacala.0Mozambique1440D1 N75

5 m tall, bark smooth; flowers white with a bit of pink colouring. Not common; in woodland thicket on termite mound.

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109190 Senna singueana4 Oct 2005M Lötter
M Lötter 1074 M Lötter BNRH
Lapala area.0Mozambique1538A1N0

Tree, 3 m tall in woodland.

0.0000000.0000002
109323 Trema orientale11 Oct 2005M Lötter
M Lötter 1093 M Lötter BNRH
Bilibiza area.0Mozambique1240C2N0

Tree in sand forest. Leaves bi-coloured; veins and petiole reddish.

0.0000000.0000002
108879 Vernonia glabra var. glabra1 Nov 2009M Lötter
M Lötter 1935 JE Burrows BNRH
Nacala Dam, 30 km west of Nacala.0Mozambique1440D1N72

Erect shrub 40-50 cm tall; flowers blue; in clear-felled woodland

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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 Mervyn Lötter.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/utilities/utility-display-collections-by-person.php?person_id=246, retrieved 9 December 2021

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