Collections made by John Brenan

Records: 6

The following is a list of the collections made by John Brenan 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
81447 Combretum molle17 Sep 1947JPM Brenan
JPM Brenan 7868 Dry woodland, with thicket areasMumbwa, in dry woodland, S. of the Namwala road about 6 miles from Nambala Mission with Lonchocarpus, Brachystegia spiciformis.0Zambia1527A1S0

Tree about 25 ft. high, with smoothish grey bark, several-stemmed. Young leaves grey-green. Infl. axis and calyx grey-green. Petals and stamens yellow.

-15.10000027.1666674
81448 Combretum molle7 Oct 1947JPM Brenan
JPM Brenan 8053 On fixed sand hills, clothed with low woodland of Haplocoelum, Eugenia, Baphia etc. Fort Rosebery, picked up under tree. On fixed sand hills, clothed with low woodland of Haplocoelum, Eugenia, Baphia etc. by L. Bangweulu N. of Samfya Mission.1120Zambia1129B3W0

Small tree with broad flattened crown, up to about 10-15 ft. high. Bark grey, closely reticulate, young leaves golden-velvety above, brownish-grey-tomentose beneath. Infl. axis dull pale green. Upper receipt. purplish. Calyx tube dull green below, red-purple-tinged above. Petals reddish-yellow. Sta. fil. greenish-yellow, anthers pale yellow. Dead mature leaves.

-11.35000029.5333334
81908 Diospyros batocana11 Aug 1947JPM Brenan
JPM Brenan 7679 Barotse. District; Sesheke.0ZambiaB0

Bushy-topped tree, c. 15-20' high. Leaves rigid, deep rather glossy green above pale glaucous green beneath. Fruit on woody twigs, clustered, deep brown-velvety. Bark deep grey, coarsely reticulate.

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82078 Ekebergia capensis22 Aug 1947JPM Brenan
JPM Brenan 7735 F White In fringing forest, with Syzygium cordatum, Phoenix reclinata, Croton barotsensis, trichilia emeticaSouthern District; Livingstone; by bank of River Zambezi, just above Katombora. 0Zambia1725C4S0

Tree ca 60ft high with broad rounded crown and grey, very finely reticulate bark. Young shoots green, older olive grey with small whitish green above, pale green beneath. Buds and inflorescence green

-17.83333325.3833335
82079 Ekebergia capensis9 Oct 1947JPM Brenan
JPM Brenan 8079 NKB Robson On rocky slope by shore of L. BangweuluFort Rosebery District; on rocky slope by shore of L. Bangweolo in the Rest House Garden by Samfya Mission1120Zambia1129B3W0

-11.35000029.5333334
41262 Isoetes schweinfurthii29 Aug 1942PJ Greenway
JPM Brenan
PJ Greenway JPM Brenan 8012 SRGH
S. Bank in front of Main FallsVictoria Falls240Zimbabwe1725D4 W0

Caespitose perennial with glossy medium open grass-like leaves

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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Zimbabwe: Collections made by John Brenan.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/utilities/utility-display-collections-by-person.php?person_id=440, retrieved 1 July 2022

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