Collections made by Frank White

Records: 14

The following is a list of the collections made by Frank White 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
80732 Acacia goetzei subsp. goetzei14 Apr 1952F White
F White 2667 RE Gereau MO
Mazabuka District; Magoye to Lusaka mile 23.0Zambia1527D4S0

Small tree 7 m high, 14 cm dbh. Bark brown closely and shallowly fissured. Large persistent spines on bole and branches. Flowers white. Putting out fresh leaves on flowering branches. Slash: OB: 0.2 cm thick, brown, green on inner margin; IB: 0.5 cm thick, pink, exuding red gum.

80758 Acacia polyacantha subsp. campylacantha24 May 1952F White
F White 2870 JPM Brenan Soil grey-brown loam. With Piliostigma thonningii, Ficus sycamorus, Adansonia.Fort Jameson District; Great East Road, Fort Jameson to Lusaka mile 5.4. 0Zambia1332D1E0

Co-dominant with A. rehmannii on lower colluvial slope. Tree 16 m high, 0.35 m d.b.h. Crown light, +/- rounded; main branches ascending (horizontal on young trees). Bark on bole and main branches dark grey, longitudinally fissured, on younger branches pale buff, smooth. Slash - OB: 1 cm thick, streaked with black and yellow; IB: 1.6 cm thick, fibrous deep red outside, grading into buff inside, gummy exudate. Pods pendulous conspicuous from a distance, pale brown.

84813 Crotalaria natalitia var. rutshuruensis5 Feb 1952F White
F White 2558 K
Isoka District, Nyika, Kangampande Mountain0ZambiaN0


81680 Crotalaria recta23 Mar 1952F White
F White 2327 EWB Milne-Redhead Growing in Acacia campylacantha near small stream9 miles south of Lusaka.0Zambia1528C2C0

Shrubby herb ca 3m high. Standard pale yellow with purple-red veins and patch at base; wings pale yellow beneath, purple-red on upper side; keel greenish yellow

81901 Diospyros abyssinica subsp. abyssinica7 May 1952F White
F White 2758 S Bodine MO
Growing in patch of montane forest on slopes of valley occupied by headwaters of Chire River, Kangampande Mt., Nyika Plateau.Lundazi. Growing in patch of montane forest on slopes of valley occupied by headwaters of Chire River, Kangampande Mt., Nyika Plateau.0ZambiaE2134

Small (juvenile) tree, 10 m high with narrow crown. Slash-OB: 0.3 cm thick, black, crumbling; IB: yellow; wood white, very hard. Leaves dark green, glossy above, pale green with darker venation below.

81902 Diospyros abyssinica subsp. abyssinica13 Aug 1952F White
F White 3048 Forest ReserveNdola. Ndola West Forest Reserve.0ZambiaW0

Sapling 1.3 m high.

81913 Diospyros kirkii21 Apr 1952F White
F White 2434 F White Petauke. On Great East Rd., 30 miles east of Petauke Boma.0Zambia0

Small tree 6 m high; crown rounded. Leaves dark green above. Bark dark gray, rough, deeply fissured longitudinally. Fruits olive-green, shining.

81927 Diospyros mespiliformis3 Nov 1952F White
F White 3594 F White Kawambwa.12 miles west of Kafulwe Mission.0Zambia0

Tree 15 m high.

82075 Ekebergia capensis22 Aug 1952F White
F White 3133 F White Growing in relict patch of sacred, evergreen forest on laterite cliffs fringing Lake.Fort Rosebery District; near Samfya Mission, L. Bangweulu.1120Zambia1129B3W0

Tree 13m high, 0.7m dbh. Bole slightly buttressed at base, fluted to 2m. Crown irregular in shape, branchlets pendulous

82076 Ekebergia capensis29 Sep 1952F White
F White 3399 Evergreen, Syzygium cordatum forest fringing Muzera RiverMwinilunga District; evergreen, Syzygium cordatum forest fringing Muzera River, 10 miles west Kakoma0Zambia1125A3W0

Small tree ca 11m high

82106 Embelia schimperi22 Sep 1952F White
F White 3330 J Ricketson MO
On banks of tributary of ZambeziOn banks of tributary of Zambezi, which forms Angolan bourdary, W of Kalene Hill Mission0Zambia0

Liana, 6 m, fruit

82209 Euclea divinorum9 Aug 1952F White
F White 3045 F White Central prov0Zambia0

Shrub 3 m high. Calyx dull green, corolla cream.

82218 Euclea schimperi16 Sep 1952F White
F White 3268 Solwezi.0ZambiaW0

Shrub 4 m high. Leaves dark green, glossy above, pale green, dull beneath. Petals creamy white.

29124 Mellera lobulata11 Jul 1952F White
F White 3006 EWB Milne-Redhead SRGH
Growing in shade of Lovoa swynnertonii - Khaya nyasica - Macaranga capensis - Maba abyssinica forestChirinda Forest Reserve60Zimbabwe2032B3E0

Shrubby herb 1 m high. Flowers pale blue.


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 Frank White., retrieved 6 December 2021

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