Collections made by Ruth Bone

Records: 24

The following is a list of the collections made by Ruth Bone 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
106136 Brachycorythis buchananii21 Jan 2017N Wightman
RE Bone
K Yokoya
G Mpatwa
N Wightman RE Bone K Yokoya G Mpatwa RB409 B Bytebier K
NDO
Dambo ca. 0.5 km sq in area. Dry and waterlogged soils present. Associated species include Gladiolus and Commelinus, Satyrium sp. (RB407) and Disa (RB408). Kangwena area, Chief Kalilele. 580Zambia1227A1 W1313

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105834 Brachycorythis ovata subsp. welwitschii20 Jan 2017N Wightman
RE Bone
K Yokoya
G Mpatwa
N Wightman RE Bone K Yokoya G Mpatwa RB404 A Beaumont K
Dambo (seasonally inundated grassland), ca. 1km sq., dominated by grasses and sedges. Soils peaty. Large open dambo. 580Zambia1125A3 W1492

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106148 Cynorkis debilis26 Jan 2017N Wightman
RE Bone
K Yokoya
J Mwaba
N Wightman RE Bone K Yokoya J Mwaba RB425 B Bytebier K
NDO
"Among boulders (conglomerate rocks and granite); canopy of Albizia, and large evergreen shrub (sterile, Lauraceae?), mosses and Melastomataceae herb (sterile). Humic soils in shade. 25-35 plants at flowering maturity, plus some in bud and some seed" Inselberg near dambo at Kapishya, metamorphic rocks. 118580Zambia1031A2 N1438

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106174 Disa hircicornis5 Feb 2017MG Bingham
N Wightman
RE Bone
K Yokoya
MG Bingham N Wightman RE Bone K Yokoya RB449 B Bytebier K
NDO
Grass and sedge dominated dambo. Evidence of burning. Some areas wet underfoot. Clumps of Raffia palm at margins with Melastoms and Syzgium. 10 plants seen in flower across wide area, after intensive searching + plus some seedlings resembling this species Chakwenga Headwater/ 80 mile dambo. 171580Zambia1529A1 C1073

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105833 Disa ornithantha20 Jan 2017N Wightman
RE Bone
K Yokoya
G Mpatwa
N Wightman RE Bone K Yokoya G Mpatwa RB403 B Bytebier K
Dambo (seasonally iundated grassland), ca. 1km sq., dominated by grasses and sedges. Soils peaty. Large open dambo. 580Zambia1125A3 W1491

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106171 Disa walleri28 Jan 2017N Wightman
RE Bone
K Yokoya
V Kunda
N Wightman RE Bone K Yokoya V Kunda RB446 B Bytebier K
Exposed area, anthropogenic grassland along rough margin of air strip (temporarily not in use). Grasses, sedges, legume herbs, Lamiaceae. 1 mature plant seen in flower, and two seedlings (spirit taken for ID only, due to scarcity, and leaf sample i Mutinondo Wilderness Area, air strip margin. 116580Zambia1231A3 N1444

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106135 Disa welwitschii subsp. welwitschii21 Jan 2017N Wightman
RE Bone
K Yokoya
G Mpatwa
N Wightman RE Bone K Yokoya G Mpatwa RB408 B Bytebier K
NDO
Dambo ca. 0.5 km sq in area. Dry and waterlogged soils present. Associated species include Gladiolus and Commelinus, Satyrium sp. (RB407). Kangwena area, Chief Kalilele. 580Zambia1227A1 W1313

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106145 Disa welwitschii subsp. welwitschii25 Jan 2017N Wightman
RE Bone
K Yokoya
N Wightman RE Bone K Yokoya RB420 B Bytebier K
NDO
"Peaty dambo, wet underfoot, dominated by grasses and sedges. Woodland margin with common white Satyrium present (S. kitimboense). Counted 12 mature plants in area 15m x 15 m."Edge of Justin Hostetter and Claire Albrecht Tseke dambo, Mpepo Chief.580Zambia1031A1 N1298

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106163 Disa welwitschii subsp. welwitschii28 Jan 2017N Wightman
RE Bone
K Yokoya
V Kunda
N Wightman RE Bone K Yokoya V Kunda RB441 B Bytebier K
NDO
Dambo, dry underfoot, dominated by grasses. Disa and Brachycorythis seen, and one species of white flowered Satyrium, also Orthochilus trilamellatus. Ca. 30 mature plants seen in bud or in flower, plus juveniles, across a searched area of ca. 300 m b Mutinondo Wilderness Area, Little Chipundo dambo.116580Zambia1231A3 N1442

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106173 Habenaria debeerstiana29 Jan 2017N Wightman
RE Bone
K Yokoya
V Kunda
N Wightman RE Bone K Yokoya V Kunda RB448 B Bytebier K
NDO
Miombo woodland with Protea. Other orchids include Satyrium kitimboense and Habenaria (cf. holubii). 15-20 mature plants seen (in bud or in flower). Mutinondo Wilderness Area, unpaved road from main camp towards Great North Road. 116580Zambia1231A3 N1493

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106161 Habenaria filicornis27 Jan 2017N Wightman
RE Bone
K Yokoya
N Wightman RE Bone K Yokoya RB439 B Bytebier K
NDO
"Wet dambo, flooded, grasses, sedges, Xyris, Polygala, small flowered Nymphaea species in ephemeral pools. Few Chikanda orchid species seen- mostly small green flowered Habenaria species. Locally common- several patches in dambos both sides of road." Dambo to side of unpaved road to Shiwa Ngandu. 20 m to right of road (when facing Shiwa House direction) 117580Zambia1031A2 N1469

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106144 Habenaria holubii24 Jan 2017N Wightman
RE Bone
K Yokoya
F Llarena
N Wightman RE Bone K Yokoya F Llarena RB419 B Bytebier K
"Miombo woodland near dwelling. Only two mature plants found across extensive area." Near dwelling, Justin Hostetter and Claire Albrecht plot. 580Zambia1031A1 N1291

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106169 Habenaria laurentii28 Jan 2017N Wightman
RE Bone
K Yokoya
V Kunda
N Wightman RE Bone K Yokoya V Kunda RB444 B Bytebier K
Miombo woodland: canopy of Brachystegia with sub-canopy of Uapaca. Track of white sand. This species growing in shaded herbaceous layer of woodland floor, on rich humic soils with leaf litter. 11 plants counted in flower or in bud in dense patch ca. Mutinondo Wilderness Area, track between Little Chipundo and Big Chipundo dambo. 116580Zambia1231A3 N1462

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106158 Habenaria schimperiana27 Jan 2017N Wightman
RE Bone
K Yokoya
N Wightman RE Bone K Yokoya RB435 B Bytebier K
Wet dambo, flooded, grasses, sedges, Xyris, Polygala, small flowered Nymphaea species in ephemeral pools. Few Chikanda orchid species seen- mostly small green flowered Habenaria species. Passers-by on bicycles (with umbrellas in the rain) shouting "C Dambo to side of unpaved road to Shiwa Ngandu. 20 m to right of road (when facing Shiwa House direction) 117580Zambia1031A2 N1469

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106146 Habenaria sochensis25 Jan 2017N Wightman
RE Bone
K Yokoya
N Wightman RE Bone K Yokoya RB422 B Bytebier K
NDO
Copse around freshwater pools, ca. 30 m from RB420, peaty soil. Two plants growing side by side in apex of tree (only two seen). Tseke dambo, Mpepo Chief. 580Zambia1031A1 N1298

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106175 Habenaria zambesina5 Feb 2017MG Bingham
N Wightman
RE Bone
K Yokoya
MG Bingham N Wightman RE Bone K Yokoya RB450 B Bytebier K
NDO
Grass and sedge dominated dambo. Evidence of burning. Some areas wet underfoot. Clumps of Raffia palm at margins with Melastoms and Syzgium. This species growing either side of a dry ditch (probably prone to flooding). 10-30 plants seen in ""greenp Chakwenga Headwater/ 80 mile dambo. 171580Zambia1529A1 C1075

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106142 Platycoryne buchananiana24 Jan 2017N Wightman
RE Bone
K Yokoya
J Hostetter
N Wightman RE Bone K Yokoya J Hostetter RB417 B Bytebier K
NDO
"White sand, dry grassland. Grasses sparse with Striga (Orobanchaceae) and sparse clusters of low growing Uapaca trees. Growing with Habenaria sp (RB418). Growing in patches of 20 - 30 plants scattered across grassland, common locally." Edge of Justin Hostetter and Claire Albrecht plot. 580Zambia1031A1 N1299

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106152 Platycoryne buchananiana26 Jan 2017N Wightman
RE Bone
K Yokoya
J Mwaba
N Wightman RE Bone K Yokoya J Mwaba RB430 B Bytebier K
Sandy peat dambo with fine grasses, sedges and other orchids (Platycoryne including RB427, and Disa including RB428). Dambo at Kapishya. 118580Zambia1031A2 N1427

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106156 Polystachya concreta26 Jan 2017N Wightman
RE Bone
K Yokoya
N Wightman RE Bone K Yokoya RB433 B Bytebier K
Plant growing as lithophyte on free standing metamorphic boulder, with Xerophyta, Aloe, Pelargonium, Resnova (Hyacinthaceae). Inselberg near dambo at Kapishya, metamorphic rocks. 118580Zambia1031A2 N1442

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106164 Satyrium buchananii28 Jan 2017N Wightman
RE Bone
K Yokoya
V Kunda
N Wightman RE Bone K Yokoya V Kunda RB442 B Bytebier K
NDO
Dry margin of dambo. 50 m by 30 m area surveyed, > 30 mature plants seen plus juveniles. Mutinondo Wilderness Area, Little Chipundo dambo. 116580Zambia1231A3 N1443

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106137 Satyrium trinerve23 Jan 2017N Wightman
RE Bone
K Yokoya
N Wightman RE Bone K Yokoya RB412 B Bytebier K
Peaty dambo, central area water-logged, with surface water.Dambo opposite Chiwolea village, Chief Kabamba area. 580Zambia1330A1 C1311

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106140 Satyrium trinerve24 Jan 2017N Wightman
RE Bone
K Yokoya
J Hostetter
Bama-Ruben
N Wightman RE Bone K Yokoya J Hostetter Bama-Ruben RB415 DJ Goyder K
"Dambo dominated by grasses and sedges, some Xyris and Eulophia latilabris. Only one 1 mature specimen seen (many juvenile plants in the area)." Dambo in Lukupa - Milungu border area near small holding owned by Justin Hostetter and Claire Albrecht. 580Zambia1031A1 N1287

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106170 Satyrium trinerve28 Jan 2017N Wightman
RE Bone
K Yokoya
V Kunda
N Wightman RE Bone K Yokoya V Kunda RB445 B Bytebier K
"Among tall, waist high, grasses and sedges in central area of dambo on peaty soil pockets, flooded areas but dry underfoot. Ca. 15 mature plants seen, mostly finished flowering." Mutinondo Wilderness Area, Big Chipundo dambo. 116580Zambia1231A3 N1449

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106172 Satyrium volkensii29 Jan 2017N Wightman
RE Bone
K Yokoya
V Kunda
N Wightman RE Bone K Yokoya V Kunda RB447 B Bytebier K
Exposed area, anthropogenic grassland along rough margin of air strip (temporarily not in use). Grasses, sedges, legume herbs, Lamiaceae. Only 1 mature plant seen (spirit taken for ID only, due to scarcity, and leaf sample into silica for DNA extra Mutinondo Wilderness Area, air strip margin. 116580Zambia1231A3 N1443

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Collections made by Ruth Bone.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/utilities/utility-display-collections-by-person.php?person_id=790, retrieved 13 December 2019

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