Collections made by Barbara Turpin

Records: 50

The following is a list of the collections made by Barbara Turpin 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
110933 Agathisanthemum bojeri subsp. bojeri11 Dec 2009JE Burrows
BC Turpin
JE Burrows BC Turpin 11502 JE Burrows BNRH
Casa Lisa campsite, between Marracuene and Manhica.0Mozambique2532D1M55

Erect ca. woody herb scattered in grassy area on sands, area periodically mown, in full sun; flowers white

-25.58527832.6547227
109432 Aneilema aequinoctiale11 Dec 2009JE Burrows
BC Turpin
JE Burrows BC Turpin 11571 BC Turpin BNRH
Next to M-Cel tower 10 km from Bilene on road to Macia.0Mozambique2533A1GI67

A 'sticky' herb with trailing stems and erect flowering stems; flowers yellow. Scattered along sandy roadside in dappled shade of evergreen forest on low hill on coastal plain.

-25.19194433.2100007
109433 Aneilema aequinoctiale5 Apr 2010M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 292 BC Turpin BNRH
Moribane forest, 'Agalaea' site.0Mozambique1933C2MS555

Climbing herb to 3 m high with yellow flowers. In the foothills of Chimanimani Mountains; at the roadside in dappled shade.

-19.71277833.3497226
109435 Aneilema hockii4 Apr 2010M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 290 RB Faden BNRH
Save floodplain.0Mozambique2134A2GI74

Herb with striped calyx, in open Brachystegia torrei woodland. In shade of tree.

-21.03972234.2611116
109436 Aneilema indehiscens subsp. lilacinum12 Dec 2009JE Burrows
BC Turpin
JE Burrows BC Turpin 11577 BC Turpin BNRH
Licuati Thicket, Licuati Forest Reserve, Bela Vista.0Mozambique2632B3M32

A fairly common herb. The lilac flowers have two equal-sized petals and a large, cup-shaped third petal. Leaves are striped with lighter green. On sandy margins of track, on ecotone between Licuati Thicket and coastal woodland.

-26.38194432.5097227
109438 Aneilema pedunculosum20 Mar 2009M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 260 RB Faden BNRH
18 km S of Macomia.0Mozambique1240A3N246

An erect herb 20 cm tall with a small, tight terminal inflorescence of tiny flowers and buds. Pedicels blue. Growing on a roadside verge in the shade of a tree.-x000D- [photograph of live plant attached to sheet]

-12.38805640.1250006
109439 Aneilema pedunculosum12 Apr 2010M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 299 RB Faden BNRH
Chimanimani Gate Camp.0Mozambique1933C1MS592

Herb 10 cm tall with lilac flowers in tightly compact heads. Occasional. In humus-rich soil in dappled shade of riverine growth., Occurrence: occasional

-19.58638933.0850006
109443 Aneilema welwitschii14 Apr 2010M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 303 RB Faden BNRH
Serra Choa.0Mozambique1833A1MS1560

Small erect herb with tiny yellow flowers in tightly clustered heads, growing in long grass on forest edge.

-18.01555633.1141676
110951 Bullockia setiflora11 Dec 2009JE Burrows
BC Turpin
JE Burrows BC Turpin 11506 JE Burrows BNRH
Next to M-Cel tower 10 km from Bilene on road to Macia.0Mozambique2532A1GI67

Slender understorey tree to 2.5 m tall, with horizontal branching, in evergreen coastal forest on low hill.-x000D- -x000D- = Burrows & Burrows 8576 from same locality.

-25.19194432.2100007
109444 Coleotrype natalensis11 Dec 2009JE Burrows
BC Turpin
JE Burrows BC Turpin 11569 BC Turpin BNRH
Next to M-Cel tower 10 km from Bilene on road to Macia.0Mozambique2533A1GI67

A robust herb with erect stems ca. 30 cm tall. The lilac flowers emerge from bracts which pierce through the leaf sheaths. Abundant along sandy roadside in dappled shade of evergreen forest on coastal plain.

-25.19194433.2100007
109445 Commelina africana12 Dec 2009JE Burrows
BC Turpin
JE Burrows BC Turpin 11574 RB Faden BNRH
Albizia Campsite, Licuati Forest Reserve, Bela Vista.0Mozambique2632A4M53

Small-flowered bushy herb with erect wiry maroon stems ca. 20 cm high. Leaves lanceolate-acuminate, slightly recurved and folded. One population seen in the shade of a huge spreading Albizia adianthifolia, on sandy soils in a clearing in Licuati Thic

-26.34472232.4730567
109446 Commelina africana4 Apr 2010M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 289 RB Faden BNRH
Save Sand forest.0Mozambique2134B1GI76

Spreading herb with yellow flowers; glabrous except for cilia on leaf sheath. In dappled shade of Brachystegia torrei sand forest. On a sand bank.

-21.21583334.6708336
109447 Commelina africana11 Apr 2010M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 297 RB Faden BNRH
Chimanimani Gate Camp.0Mozambique1933C1MS592

Erect bushy herb 30 cm tall with yellow flowers and narrow leaves. Growing at campsite in bare sandy soil, still flowering in the afternoon.

-19.58638933.0850006
109448 Commelina aspera var. aspera10 Mar 2009M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 250 RB Faden BNRH
Ñ 55 km S of Lichinga.0Mozambique1335C4N1053

A 20 cm tall, erect herb with yellow flowers, mauve claws and purple filaments. Spathes terminally clustered and acuminate. Leaves partially folded. Growing in Miombo woodland in dappled shade.

-13.78472235.3547226
109449 Commelina benghalensis12 Dec 2009JE Burrows
BC Turpin
JE Burrows BC Turpin 11578 RB Faden BNRH
Road to school, western boundary of Licuati Forest Reserve.0Mozambique2632A4M60

Blue flowers. In light shade of coastal woodland in woodland /thicket mosaic on sands.

0.0000000.0000002
109450 Commelina benghalensis20 Mar 2009M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 258 RB Faden BNRH
Ñ 55 km S of Macomia.0Mozambique1240C1N179

An uncommon herb with erect stems to 40 cm tall. Flowers blue. Subterranean flowers collected, too! Growing in woodland at the base of a granite outcrop in shade. In deep soil.

-12.66305640.0233336
109451 Commelina benghalensis23 Mar 2009M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 264 RB Faden BNRH
Nangade.0Mozambique1139B1N236

A herb with 1 m long stems scrambling through grass. Tiny blue flowers. Ovate leaves and red cilia on leaf-sheaths.-x000D- [photo of live plant attached to sheet]

-11.02194439.7091676
109452 Commelina bracteosa19 Mar 2009M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 256 RB Faden BNRH
Reserva de Crusse.0Mozambique1440D2N56

A locally common herb with 'variegated' lanceolate leaves, forming a ground cover. Flowers blue. Growing in coastal Androstachys sand forest in the shade next to the gravel road., Occurrence: locally common

-14.70388940.8100006
109453 Commelina bracteosa19 Mar 2009M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 254 RB Faden BNRH
Reserva de Crusse.0Mozambique1440D2N45

A groundcovering herb with blue-green leaves and blue flowers. Locally common.-x000D- Habitat: Growing in coastal Androstachys sand forest in shade along the gravel roadside., Occurrence: locally common

-14.73111140.8130566
109454 Commelina bracteosa24 Mar 2009M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 265 RB Faden BNRH
Alto Ligonha.0Mozambique1538C1N591

A herb with blue flowers and erect shoots. Leaves linear-elliptic. Growing on a steep S-facing granite outcrop; in shallow pockets of soil.

-15.51583338.1883336
109455 Commelina bracteosa12 Dec 2009JE Burrows
BC Turpin
JE Burrows BC Turpin 11575 RB Faden BNRH
Albizia Campsite, Licuati Forest Reserve, Bela Vista.0Mozambique2632A4M53

Bushy herb to 20 cm tall, with trailing and erect stems. The blue flowers open early in the morning. Leaves ovate-lanceolate, ca. 60 mm long, with oblique base and auricles at the sheath. Cilia at the mouth of the sheath are white. Spathe ca 20 mm lo

-26.34472232.4730567
109456 Commelina bracteosa12 Dec 2009JE Burrows
BC Turpin
JE Burrows BC Turpin 11576 RB Faden BNRH
Licuati Thicket, Licuati Forest Reserve, Bela Vista.0Mozambique2632B3M32

As var. lagosensis in BNRH. Small trailing herb, glabrous, with blue flowers. On sandy margins of track, on ecotone between Licuati Thicket and coastal woodland.

-26.38194432.5097227
109457 Commelina diffusa subsp. diffusa13 Apr 2010M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 300 RB Faden BNRH
Choa.0Mozambique1833A1MS1382

Herb, rooting at the nodes; with tiny blue flowers with conspicuous 3rd petal. Rare. Growing in semi-shade of forest edge next to road on an earth bank., Occurrence: rare

-18.05444433.1261116
84979 Commelina eckloniana7 Jan 2017H Matimele
BC Turpin
A Jordaan
S de Villiers
BC Turpin BCT1500 RB Faden BNRH
In dappled shade of Licuati Thicket along sand track. c. 19.2 km W of Bela Vista along road 202, c. 2.4 km S of turn-off on to sand track, Matutuine district. 0Mozambique2632A4M49

This is also a first record of the species and subspecies from Mozambique. The subspecies is otherwise known only from Zimbabwe, South Africa and Swaziland. (Robert Faden pers. comm with Barbara Turpin, 2017).

-26.34771032.4774606
109458 Commelina erecta4 Mar 2007BC Turpin
BC Turpin 40 BC Turpin BNRH
Layby on EN1 (lunch stop!) before Save River crossing.0Mozambique2134B1GI100

As Commelina erecta erecta in BNRH.Blue flowers. Hairy, lanceolate leaves, 7.5 cm long. In grass, trailing.

0.0000000.0000004
109459 Commelina erecta6 Apr 2010M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 294 RB Faden BNRH
Ndzhou Campsite.0Mozambique1933C2MS630

As Commelina erecta erecta in BNRH.Common herb with blue flowers, growing in a clearing in the forest., Occurrence: common

-19.73305633.3388896
109460 Commelina erecta11 Dec 2009JE Burrows
BC Turpin
JE Burrows BC Turpin 11567 RB Faden BNRH
Casa Lisa Campsite, between Maracuene and Manhica, Maputo Province0Mozambique2532D1M55

As Commelina erecta livingstonii in BNRH. A sub-erect herb with glabrous leaves with lighter coloured midrib. Spathes and leaf sheaths hispid. Spathes terminally clustered, producing ink-blue-flowers. Locally common in open short grassy area, occasionally mown.

-25.58527832.6533337
109461 Commelina erecta11 Dec 2009JE Burrows
BC Turpin
JE Burrows BC Turpin 11570 RB Faden BNRH
Next to M-Cel tower 10 km from Bilene on road to Macia.0Mozambique2533A1GI67

As Commelina erecta livingstonii in BNRH. A sub-erect herb with glabrous leaves with lighter coloured midrib. Spathes and leaf sheaths hispid. Spathes terminally clustered, producing ink-blue flowers. Locally common in clearing in evergreen forest on coastal plain, on gentle slope.

-25.19194433.2100007
109462 Commelina erecta11 Apr 2010M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 295 RB Faden BNRH
Chimanimani Gate Camp.0Mozambique1933C1MS592

As Commelina erecta livingstonii in BNRH. Herb with lilac flowers, lanceolate leaves with light green mid-rib. Growing on the edge of forest near the Little Mussapa River.

-19.58638933.0850006
109463 Commelina erecta26 Mar 2009M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 266 RB Faden BNRH
Save Sand Forest, 16 km SE of Save River bridge on EN1.0Mozambique2134B1GI80

As Commelina erecta livingstonii in BNRH. A trailing herb with blue flowers on ascending shoots. Much-branched. Leaves linear-elliptic. Growing along the road in sand forest.-x000D- [photo of live plant attached to sheet]

-21.21277834.6705566
109464 Commelina erecta4 Apr 2010M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 291 RB Faden BNRH
Save floodplain.0Mozambique2134A2GI74

As Commelina erecta livingstonii in BNRH. Bushy herb with lilac flowers and scabrid leaves; in dappled shade of forest margin.

-21.03972234.2611116
109465 Commelina forskaolii11 Dec 2009JE Burrows
BC Turpin
JE Burrows BC Turpin 11568 RB Faden BNRH
Casa Lisa Campsite, between Maracuene and Manhica, Maputo Province0Mozambique2532D1M55

A creeping herb with erect flowering stems. Scabrid, light green leaves. Locally common in open short grassy area, occasionally mown.

-25.58527832.6533337
109466 Commelina forskaolii11 Dec 2009JE Burrows
BC Turpin
JE Burrows BC Turpin 11572 BC Turpin BNRH
Ca. 5 km north of Costa do Sol on track to Marracuene, Maputo.0Mozambique2532D3M4

Prostrate herb with a distinctive maroon line edging the spathes. Quite common in full sun on the grassy verges of the road traversing saline tidal flats.

-25.87861132.6616675
109467 Commelina forskaolii19 Mar 2009M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 253 RB Faden BNRH
Reserva de Crusse.0Mozambique1440D2N45

A blue flowered herb with erect flowering stems 15 cm tall. Growing in coastal Androstachys sand forest in full sun along the gravel roadside.

-14.73111140.8130566
109468 Commelina forskaolii7 Mar 2009M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 247 RB Faden BNRH
Along the road, EN 1, 10 km S of Chilene.0Mozambique2235C3GI97

A mat-forming herb with erect flowering shoots and tiny blue flowers. In coastal thicket on deep sand in deep shade.

-22.76972235.1544446
109469 Commelina forskaolii16 Apr 2010M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 306 RB Faden BNRH
Changara area, road 103.0Mozambique1633C4T485

Herb with tiny blue flowers and blue filaments. Capsules present. Rare - only one plant seen. Growing in rocky, sandy soil next to the road in full sun on a quartzite outcrop., Occurrence: rare

-16.97194433.3208336
109470 Commelina neurophylla14 Apr 2010M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 302 RB Faden BNRH
Serra Choa.0Mozambique1833A1MS1560

Decumbent herb with mauve flowers growing in long grass on forest edge. Scattered.-x000D- [Extract from R.B. Faden's e mail to B.C. Turpin July 2010]-x000D- Turpin 302 Commelina neurophylla C.B.Clarke-x000D- First record from Mozambique. The mountains in eastern Zimb

-18.01555633.1141676
109471 Commelina zambesica20 Mar 2009M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 257 RB Faden BNRH
Ñ 55 km S of Macomia.0Mozambique1240C1N179

An uncommon herb with stems looping along the ground rooting at the nodes. Flowers already over when collected. -x000D- In woodland at the base of granite outcrop in shaded, shallow soil.

-12.66305640.0233336
109472 Commelina zambesica23 Mar 2009M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 263 RB Faden BNRH
Nangade.0Mozambique1039D1N210

A robust herb with large leaves with undulating margins. The big blue flowers have 'cup-hook'-shaped purple stamens [illustration]. Growing at the roadside in tall mixed woodland.

-10.65638939.7461116
109473 Commelina zambesica11 Apr 2010M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 296 RB Faden BNRH
Chimanimani Gate Camp.0Mozambique1933C1MS592

Herb with blue flowers and colourless hairs on leaves. Growing near the Little Mussapa River on edge of forest.

-19.58638933.0850006
111062 Coptosperma littorale12 Dec 2009JE Burrows
BC Turpin
JE Burrows BC Turpin 11519 JE Burrows BNRH
Licuati Forest Reserve, west of Bela Vista.0Mozambique2632B3M32

Evergreen shrub or small tree 1-5 m tall, flowers creamy-white, with a musty-sweet scent; on margins of dense thicket on ecotone with open woodland.

-26.38194432.5097227
109475 Cyanotis barbata14 Apr 2010M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 301 RB Faden BNRH
Choa.0Mozambique1833A1MS1501

Erect herb 40 cm tall with cauline leaves. Rosulate leaves absent. Bulb-like root near surface of soil. Localised. Growing on forest edge in long grass. Rocky., Occurrence: locally common

-18.00222233.1066676
109677 Diospyros natalensis subsp. natalensis11 Dec 2009JE Burrows
BC Turpin
JE Burrows BC Turpin 11508 JE Burrows BNRH
Next to M-Cel tower 10 km from Bilene on road to Macia.0Mozambique2532A1GI67

Evergreen tree to 7 m tall, component of evergreen forest on low hill on coastal plain; flowers ivory white.

-25.19194432.2100007
109764 Erythroxylum emarginatum11 Dec 2009JE Burrows
BC Turpin
JE Burrows BC Turpin 11510 JE Burrows BNRH
Next to M-Cel tower 10 km from Bilene on road to Macia.0Mozambique2532A1GI67

Small evergreen tree to 3 m tall, flowers white; in understorey of evergreen forest on sands, on low hill on coastal plain.

-25.19194432.2100007
108863 Helichrysum candolleanum11 Dec 2009JE Burrows
BC Turpin
JE Burrows BC Turpin 11504 JE Burrows BNRH
Casa Lisa campsite, between Marracuene and Manhica.0Mozambique2532D1M55

Prostrate to low herb in open grassy area, periodically mown, on sandy soils. Flowers white.

-25.58527832.6547227
111246 Lagynias dryadum11 Dec 2009JE Burrows
BC Turpin
JE Burrows BC Turpin 11515 JE Burrows BNRH
Entrance road leading to campsite, Licuati Forest Reserve, west of Bela Vista.0Mozambique2632A4GI55

Spiky small tree to 2.5 m high; occasional to rare in dense thicket on sands; fruit fleshy, edible, brown, turning yellow when ripe.

-26.34472232.4730567
109480 Murdannia simplex11 Dec 2009JE Burrows
BC Turpin
JE Burrows BC Turpin 11573 BC Turpin BNRH
Albizia Campsite, Licuati Forest Reserve, Bela Vista.0Mozambique2632A4M53

Erect herb with pale lilac flowers opening in the early evening. Growing in sandy soils on margins of Licuati Thicket.

-26.34472232.4730567
109481 Murdannia simplex21 Mar 2009M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 267 RB Faden BNRH
Palma Camp 26 km W of Palma.0Mozambique1040C3N125

A herb with lilac flowers - 3 equal-sized petals - flowering in the late afternoon. Erect stems. Growing in open woodland/Berlinia thicket.-x000D- [photo of live plant attached to sheet]

-10.83527840.2483336
111530 Psydrax locuples12 Dec 2009JE Burrows
BC Turpin
JE Burrows BC Turpin 11518 JE Burrows BNRH
C. 1 km S of the campsite, Licuati Forest Reserve, west of Bela Vista.0Mozambique2632A4M50

Small evergreen tree 2-3 m tall; frequent in dense mixed thicket on sands; flowers cream, sweetly-scented.

-26.34111132.4722227
111610 Rytigynia umbellulata11 Dec 2009JE Burrows
BC Turpin
JE Burrows BC Turpin 11505 JE Burrows BNRH
Next to M-Cel tower 10 km from Bilene on road to Macia.0Mozambique2533A1 GI67

Slender treelet 1.8 m tall, bark pale whitish-green, smooth; flowers pale yellow; scarce in forest patch on summit of low hill on coastal plain.

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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Collections made by Barbara Turpin.
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