Collections made by James Whellan

Records: 49

The following is a list of the collections made by James Whellan 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
39831 Abrodictyum rigidum6 Sep 1966JA Whellan
JA Whellan 2279 SRGH
River bank in deep shade below Haroni GorgeHaroni Gorge, Chimanimani0Zimbabwe2033A1E0

0.0000000.0000002
39833 Abrodictyum rigidum9 Apr 1958JA Whellan
JA Whellan 1529 SRGH
Bundi river source, Chimanimani Mts.330Zimbabwe1933C3E1830

Fronds erect

0.0000000.0000002
115480 Abutilon englerianum Jun 1961JA Whellan
JA Whellan 1846 SRGH
Waste groundHatfield Road, Harare10Zimbabwe1731C3C0

Tall, 8 ft, much-branched herb with handsome bright yellow flowers.

0.0000000.0000000
48841 Adiantum incisum31 May 1949JA Whellan
JA Whellan 408 SRGH
Rock crevices above Mashunganyendi poolNunyani River, Lomagundi, Makonde district.0Zimbabwe1630A4N0

0.0000000.0000002
48857 Adiantum incisum8 May 1955JA Whellan
JA Whellan 846 SRGH
Msengesi Camp, Darwin district0Zimbabwe1730C4C1220

0.0000000.0000002
48929 Adiantum lunulatum29 Jan 1948JA Whellan
JA Whellan 294 SRGH
In dense shade on bank of streamSipolilo, Lomagundi district0Zimbabwe1630D1N0

0.0000000.0000002
115060 Aerva lanata15 Aug 1971LC Leach
JA Whellan
LC Leach JA Whellan 14812 SRGH
K
Little Malosa River near foot of Mt Mulanje.0Malawi1635B1S830

Cited in Flora Zambesiaca volume 9, part 1 (1988).

-16.02835035.5400905
5462 Alepidea peduncularis3 Mar 1956RM Davies
JA Whellan
RM Davies JA Whellan 985 SRGH
Summit ridge, Mt Nyangani0Zimbabwe1832D4E2440

0.0000000.0000000
24496 Arthropteris orientalis9 May 1955JA Whellan
JA Whellan 882 SRGH
Shady rocky streamsideDarwin, Umsengezi camp0Zimbabwe1631C1N1125

0.0000000.0000002
35639 Asplenium erectum Sep 1961JA Whellan
JA Whellan 1854 SRGH
Chirinda Forest60Zimbabwe2032B3E0

0.0000000.0000002
36037 Asplenium mossambicense13 Sep 1947JA Whellan
JA Whellan 156 SRGH
Gungunyana forest, Chipinge0Zimbabwe2032B3 E0

2
99149 Ceropegia brevipedicellata20 Jan 1962JA Whellan
JA Whellan 1920 C Boele SRGH
Near streamHatfield, Harare10Zimbabwe1731C3C0

0.0000000.0000000
106550 Ceropegia floribundior Nov 1951JA Whellan
JA Whellan 576 SRGH
Hatfield, Harare10Zimbabwe1731C3C0

0.0000000.0000000
52411 Christella chaseana12 Aug 1951JA Whellan
JA Whellan 535 EACLE Schelpe SRGH
Kariangwe spring, sebungwe district0Zimbabwe1727D3N0

0.0000000.0000002
84559 Crotalaria alexandri7 Apr 1957JA Whellan
JA Whellan 1217 SRGH
Deciduous woodlandHatfield, Harare10Zimbabwe1731C3C0

0.0000000.0000000
30211 Cyathea dregei28 Oct 1957JA Whellan
JA Whellan 1433 SRGH
Inyanga, Juliasdale0Zimbabwe1832B3 E1520

0
22550 Dicranopteris linearis9 Jun 1950JA Whellan
JA Whellan 434 SRGH
Chipinga, Chibudzana falls0Zimbabwe2032B1E0

0.0000000.0000000
49571 Elaphoglossum aubertii9 Apr 1958JA Whellan
JA Whellan 1530 EACLE Schelpe SRGH
Chimanimani Mts, Bundi River Source330Zimbabwe1933C3E1830

0.0000000.0000002
49663 Elaphoglossum marojejyense23 Apr 1957JA Whellan
JA Whellan 1242 EACLE Schelpe SRGH
On tree trunk in very shaded ravineChimanimani Mts.330Zimbabwe1933C3 E1830

Densely tufted fern

2
22388 Equisetum ramosissimum subsp. ramosissimum19 Sep 1963JA Whellan
JA Whellan 1041 SRGH
Kariba, Binga0Zimbabwe1727D2N0

0.0000000.0000000
22390 Equisetum ramosissimum subsp. ramosissimum10 May 1955JA Whellan
JA Whellan 887 SRGH
Rock crevices on Umsengesi R. bank above gorgeDarwin, Umsengesi river (Musengezi river?)0Zimbabwe1631D3N915

0.0000000.0000000
35148 Erica lanceolifera30 Aug 1964JA Whellan
JA Whellan 2159 SRGH
BR
In Brachystegia spiciformis woodlandFoot of Sphinx path, Outward Bound School, Chimanimani Mts330Zimbabwe1932D4 E1220

2
69045 Euphorbia oatesii Oct 1948JA Whellan
JA Whellan 390 SRGH
K
MAL
Chebira Hot Spring, Binga District0Zimbabwe1827B2W980

Cited in Flora Zambesiaca volume 9 part 5: 387 (2001)

-18.16892027.7808205
5518 Haplocarpha nervosa12 Dec 1963JA Whellan
JA Whellan 2058 SRGH
Rosette plant in boggy grassy placeNyangani summit ridge46,54,1550Zimbabwe1832B4E0

Plentiful

0.0000000.0000000
116636 Hesperantha longicollis17 Aug 1958JA Whellan
JA Whellan 1555 SRGH
K
PRE
BR
Hatfield, Harare10Zimbabwe1731C3 C0

0
77280 Hippocratea indica14 Aug 1951JA Whellan
JA Whellan 514 NKB Robson SRGH
In mopane woodlandSebungwe,Zhanwa.0Zimbabwe1728B2N800

Climber up to 20 ft, closely appressed to trunks of Colophospermum mopane.

0.0000000.0000002
40243 Hymenophyllum kuhnii26 Aug 1966JA Whellan
JA Whellan 2186 SRGH
Bundi River, Chimanimani0Zimbabwe1933C3E1680

0.0000000.0000002
22450 Hypolepis sparsisora20 Sep 1947JA Whellan
JA Whellan 216 SRGH
Chipinga, Gungunyana forest0Zimbabwe2032B2E0

0.0000000.0000000
52859 Lepisorus excavatus9 Apr 1958JA Whellan
JA Whellan 1528 SRGH
Epiphyte on treesBundi River source, Chimanimani Mts.330Zimbabwe1933C3E1830

0.0000000.0000002
73912 Lopholaena sp.no.125 Apr 1964JA Whellan
JA Whellan 2101 SRGH
Summit of point 71 (Mt Binga), Chimanimani National Park.330Zimbabwe1933C3E2438

-19.77640033.0622207
37094 Lygodium kerstenii3 Sep 1947JA Whellan
JA Whellan 105 SRGH
Climbing fern in forest Chirinda forest60Zimbabwe2032B3E0

0.0000000.0000002
42465 Marsilea ephippiocarpa15 May 1963JA Whellan
JA Whellan 2034 GOE Launert SRGH
Mopani woodland Chiredzi0Zimbabwe2131B1S0

0.0000000.0000002
40379 Melpomene flabelliformis3 Mar 1956JA Whellan
JA Whellan 991 SRGH
In rock crevicesBelow W of Inyangani summit on plateau, Inyanga46,54,1550Zimbabwe1832B4E2500

0.0000000.0000002
40380 Melpomene flabelliformis25 Apr 1964JA Whellan
JA Whellan 2104 SRGH
In crevicesTowards Binga summit, Chimanimani330Zimbabwe1933C3E2130

0.0000000.0000002
35032 Mohria lepigera26 Jan 1962JA Whellan
JA Whellan 1916 SRGH
Rocky hillside. Rhodes Hotel, Inyanga.540Zimbabwe1832B3VQ71-78-E0

0.0000000.0000005
53209 Pityrogramma argentea26 Aug 1964JA Whellan
JA Whellan 2178 SRGH
Among quartzite rocks.Stonehenge, Chimanimani330Zimbabwe1933C3E1680

0.0000000.0000002
52725 Pneumatopteris unita20 Sep 1947JA Whellan
JA Whellan 221 SRGH
Gungunyana Forest60Zimbabwe2032B3E0

0.0000000.0000002
28874 Polygala senensis var. senensis12 Jan 1960JA Whellan
JA Whellan 1619 SRGH
Dry deciduous woodlandNear Sabi Experimental Station, near Spungai River0ZimbabweE

0.0000000.0000000
49357 Polystichum zambesiacum26 Aug 1964JA Whellan
JA Whellan 2184 JP Roux SRGH
In gorge Chimanimani, Bundi River near Mountain Hut330Zimbabwe1933C3E1680

0.0000000.0000002
41109 Psilotum nudum10 Aug 1951JA Whellan
JA Whellan 540 EACLE Schelpe SRGH
Growing in crevices in sandstone, in full shade, over open pool of permanent water, with Adiantum capillus-veneris.Masene River Gorge, Sebungwe0Zimbabwe0

0.0000000.0000000
53249 Pteris buchananii20 Sep 1947JA Whellan
JA Whellan 220 SRGH
Gungunyana Forest60Zimbabwe2032B3E0

0.0000000.0000002
53298 Pteris cretica20 Apr 1957JA Whellan
JA Whellan 1234 SRGH
Stream bank.Bridal Veil Falls, Chimanimani district.640Zimbabwe1932D4E1830

0.0000000.0000002
53351 Pteris muricella20 Sep 1947JA Whellan
JA Whellan 218 SRGH
Common in forestGungunyana Forest0Zimbabwe2032B3E0

5 lobes

0.0000000.0000002
22748 Ptisana fraxinea var. salicifolia30 Oct 1957JA Whellan
JA Whellan 1445 SRGH
Shady ravineChimanimani, near Bonny Eagle orchids0Zimbabwe2032B2VN84-87-E1370

0.0000000.0000000
42482 Schizaea pectinata11 May 1965JA Whellan
JA Whellan 2252 SRGH
Amongst grassNear summit of 12a, Chimanimani Mountains330Zimbabwe1933C3E1830

Only in one locallity

0.0000000.0000002
106540 Sebaea grandis26 Feb 1961JA Whellan
JA Whellan 1803 SRGH
In bare patches in deciduous woodlandHatfield, Harare10Zimbabwe1731C3C0

Herb about 5-10 cm high. Flowers creamy-yellow, large-flowered relatively

0.0000000.0000000
106541 Sebaea minuta7 Apr 1957JA Whellan
JA Whellan 1223 SRGH
Marshy groundHatfield, Harare10Zimbabwe1731C3C0

Flowers ivory white

0.0000000.0000000
42030 Selaginella imbricata29 Jul 1950JA Whellan
JA Whellan 432 SRGH
In hollows of rocksMatibi river, Hwange0Zimbabwe W760

0
48684 Tectaria gemmifera Sep 1961JA Whellan
JA Whellan 1861 SRGH
Very large fern near a big treeChirinda forest60Zimbabwe2032B3E0

0.0000000.0000002


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Collections made by James Whellan.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/utilities/utility-display-collections-by-person.php?person_id=79, retrieved 29 January 2023

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