Collections made by Mary Richards

Records: 17

The following is a list of the collections made by Mary Richards 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
81045 Aspidoglossum connatum13 Feb 1959HM Richards
HM Richards 10857 Mbala District; L. Chila0ZambiaN1707

49319 Bauhinia tomentosa28 May 1961HM Richards
HM Richards 15147 K
Mbala Distr., Sisya Forest, Kalambo road.0Zambia0


85069 Bulbostylis pilosaNo dateHM Richards
HM Richards 19591 EA Robinson C Archer MRSC
Luwingu District, Chishinga Ranch0ZambiaN0

MRSC, det EAR as B.aphyllanthoides; det C.Archer

81634 Crotalaria glauca20 Mar 1957HM Richards
HM Richards 8839 Side of road sandy soilMbale District; Mbala. Mpulungu road, 0Zambia0831C4N1524

Annual. Pea yellow under side of hood brown

81635 Crotalaria glauca12 Apr 1962HM Richards
HM Richards 16317 Mbala District; Mbala - Tunduma Road, 25 miles from Mbala0Zambia0831D3N1500

Annual growing in sand at side of road. Flower yellow; back of standard reddish-brown; keel green

88241 Cyperus denudatus var. denudatusNo dateHM Richards
HM Richards 19450 EA Robinson MRSC
Mbala District, Chinikila path to Loye Flats0ZambiaN0

81922 Diospyros lycioides subsp. sericea25 Oct 1962HM Richards
HM Richards 16848 Mbala District; Lumi marsh, Kawimbe.0ZambiaN1740

Flowers cream; sepals green.

67916 Dipcadi longifolium9 Jan 1959HM Richards
HM Richards 10568 KA Bley K
In sand under Mimosa and out in the openRoad from Livingstonia to Karonga about 20 miles from Karonga0Malawi1034A1N480

Flowers cream, bulb small

82077 Ekebergia capensis27 Sep 1960HM Richards
HM Richards 13286 HM Richards Voma Gap, Fwambo side; in muchitu by river0Zambia0831D3N1500

Tree ca 5ft high, flowers creamy-green

82423 Gnidia involucrata23 Oct 1971HM Richards
HM Richards 27314 Serenje District; Road to Lushere village 5 miles from Serenje.0ZambiaC1524

Leaves sessile. Calyx brown. Flowers orange-yellow.

82426 Gomphocarpus fruticosus subsp. fruticosus6 Sep 1956HM Richards
HM Richards 6122 WD Stevens MO
Mbale District; Mbala [=Mbala District], Kawimbe0Zambia0831C4N1524

Small shrub 5 feet, on ant-hill close to river. Wet ground. Stem stiff, green leaves, verticilate, glabrous. Flowers cream. Seeds green.

74102 Holubia saccata7 Mar 1961HM Richards
HM Richards 14544 H-D Ihlenfeldt Francistown0Botswana2127B1N915

Cited in Flora Zambesiaca volume 8 part 3:89 (1988).

34740 Hygrophila didynama22 Aug 1956HM Richards
HM Richards 5921 BR
Hanging over a stream; damp sandy soil.Shamba side of stream, Abercorn-Kambole Road, Zambia0ZambiaN1500

A straggling woody herbaceous plant. Stem brown, woody. Leaves opposite, long. Calyx green. Corolla tube short, green. Flowers, upper petals inside fringed with upright brown hairs. Flower dull mauve with yellow markings. Stamens inserted base of lower petal, developing seed long pointed.

83320 Pogonochloa greenwayi7 Nov 1962HM Richards
HM Richards 16972 Mwinilunga District; Northern Rhodesia. Muyileshi River, 4-5 mls from Angola border.0ZambiaW1290

102524 Polystachya albescens subsp. imbricata10 Jan 1959HM Richards
HM Richards 10609 K
In rain forest. Misiku Hills0Malawi0933C2 N1650

Cited in Flora Zambesiaca volume 11 part 2: 330, 1998.

102525 Polystachya transvaalensis4 Jan 1959HM Richards
HM Richards 10476 K
Lake Kaulime, Nyika National Park1800Malawi1033D2 N2340

Cited in Flora Zambesiaca volume 11 part 2: 330, 1998.

83771 Stereospermum kunthianum28 Sep 1967HM Richards
HM Richards 22321 Isoko-Mbala Region 1 m from Mbala.0ZambiaN1524

Recently burnt ground. Scattered trees. Trunk smooth. Leaves pinnate. Flowers pale pink purple markings.


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Collections made by Mary Richards., retrieved 25 February 2024

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