Collections made by F Lyle Orpen

Records: 5

The following is a list of the collections made by F Lyle Orpen 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
106562 Aleurites moluccana29 Nov 1971FL Orpen
FL Orpen in GHZ 214462 SRGH
In gardenAvondale, Harare12Zimbabwe1731C3C0

Tree 9m, DBH 15 cm. Fruiting.

81906 Diospyros batocana5 Jul 1954FL Orpen
FL Orpen 3854 Wankie. In Baikiaea slurifuga forest 12 miles West of Victoria Falls.0Zambia0

Small tree. Flowers and fruit on main branches. Flowers very fragrant and waxy. Fruit hairy.

73939 Holubia saccata23 Mar 1950FL Orpen
FL Orpen 061/50 H Wild H-D Ihlenfeldt SRGH
On sandy soil in open veld.Antelope Mine, Bulawayo, Matobo0Zimbabwe2128A2W1067

18" herbaceous shrub; much branched stem, purple-pink; flowers creamy-green; fruit reddish.
Cited in Flora Zambesiaca volume 8 part 3:89 (1988).

5460 Otholobium foliosum subsp. gazense13 May 1969FL Orpen
FL Orpen s.n. SRGH
Grassland on graniteDevedso Hills, Chiduku CL0ZimbabweC

1.5 m shrub. This is the only record from division C in SRGH on 10 March 2006

74108 Sesamothamnus lugardii Oct 1953FL Orpen
FL Orpen 35/53 H-D Ihlenfeldt SRGH
Gwaai Bridge, Tjolotlo road, Wankie (Hwange) District.0Zimbabwe1927B3W990


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 F Lyle Orpen., retrieved 28 September 2021

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