Collections made by William Astle

Records: 18

The following is a list of the collections made by William Astle 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
84404 Ascolepis lineariglumis var. lineariglumis10 Mar 1962WL Astle
WL Astle 1479 C Archer MRSC

84448 Bulbostylis abortiva21 Jul 1961WL Astle
WL Astle 451 EA Robinson MRSC

84827 Bulbostylis buchananii26 May 1961WL Astle
WL Astle 710 C Archer MRSC
Sand shore L.Mweru, Puta's village0ZambiaN0

85033 Bulbostylis filamentosa9 Feb 1961WL Astle
WL Astle 381 EA Robinson MRSC
Luwingu District, Chishinga Ranch0ZambiaN0

85055 Bulbostylis macra16 Feb 1961WL Astle
WL Astle 430 EA Robinson Common sedge on rocky soilsLuwingu District, Chishinga Ranch0ZambiaN0

85068 Bulbostylis pilosa15 Feb 1961WL Astle
WL Astle 428 C Archer MRSC
Luwingu District, Chishinga Ranch0ZambiaN0

90727 Cyperus digitatus subsp. auricomus4 Jan 1963WL Astle
WL Astle 1881 C Archer MRSC
Floodplain, deep waterKasama District, Chambeshi, Kalunga R. floodplain0ZambiaN0

MRSC: "=Astle 1298, not C.digitatus", det CA as C.d.auricomus, Feb00);

90728 Cyperus digitatus subsp. auricomus4 Jan 1963WL Astle
WL Astle 1919 MRSC
FloodplainChambeshi floodplain, forms communities around some lagoons0ZambiaN0

90730 Cyperus digitatus subsp. auricomus13 Jul 1962WL Astle
WL Astle 1523 MRSC
Roadside ditch, across a damboNr. Mochipapa, roadside ditch, across a dambo.0ZambiaS0

77307 Cyperus margaritaceus12 Dec 1961WL Astle
WL Astle WLA_1092 WL Astle C Archer MRSC

Determined as Cyperus margaritaceus var nduru

68978 Kedrostis foetidissima28 Feb 1963WL Astle
WL Astle 2207 SRGH
On termite mound vegetation.Near Kabanga Mission, Kaloma0Zambia1726D2S1260

Flowers yellow. Climbing

83120 Panicum brazzavillense27 Jan 1962WL Astle
WL Astle 1302 RE Gereau MO
Old River Bed Chambeshi FlatsKasama District; "Old River Bed" Chambeshi Flats.2010ZambiaN1220

Tufted very common grass under 18 in. of water

83171 Paspalum glumaceumNo dateWL Astle
WL Astle 5458 Mfuwe900Zambia0

83435 Rhamphicarpa fistulosa26 Mar 1969WL Astle
WL Astle 5658 Black clay.Mpika District; 10 m NE Mfuwe, Luangwa Valley.900ZambiaN610

Tufted herb, pale blue flowers. Echinochloa colonum sward on black clay.

83529 Sacciolepis transbarbata25 Jan 1961WL Astle
WL Astle 305 In B. longifolia woodland on Plateau Soillehishinga.0Zambia1402

77308 Scleria catophylla27 Apr 1961WL Astle
WL Astle WLA_529 WL Astle C Archer MRSC
Dambo sand Chishinga Ranch 0ZambiaN0

Widespread in the wetter parts of the dambo blank sand

77335 Scleria griegifolia Sep 1960WL Astle
WL Astle WLA_4754 WL Astle C Archer MRSC
Luwingu District, Chishinga Ranch 0ZambiaN0

79619 Scleria welwitschii2 Dec 1961WL Astle
WL Astle WLA_1025 WL Astle C Archer MRSC
Chishimba Falls 0ZambiaN0


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 William Astle., retrieved 12 June 2024

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