Records confirmed by Benny Bytebier

Confirmations: 40

The following is a list of the records confirmed by Benny Bytebier in species name order.

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NoSpeciesRecord dateRecorder(s)Coll.Det.Conf.HerbariaHabitatLocationLoc code(s) Outing codePlanted code Country QDSGrid ref.FZ DivAlt. (m)NotesLatLongLoc Acc Code
106300Brachycorythis buchananii9 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW108 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NDO
NU
Moist edges of open seepage dambo grassland growing in sandy soil Medium-sized seepage dambo c. 60 km SW of Solwezi 580Zambia1226C1 W1270

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106297Brachycorythis congoensis9 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW104 B Bytebier K
NU
Moist edges of open seepage dambo grassland growing in sandy soil Medium-sized seepage dambo c. 60 km SW of Solwezi 580Zambia1226C1 W1271

Suspected species harvested for the Chikanda trade

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106314Brachycorythis inhambanensis10 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW117 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NDO
Very large open dambo grassland growing in the lower lying central area in wet black muck soil Very large open dambo (Muchana dambo) c. 60 km NE of Mwinilunga close to border with DRC 580Zambia1124B3 W1368

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106307Brachycorythis ovata subsp. welwitschii10 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW115 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NU
Very large open dambo grassland growing on drier upper slopes in sandy to sandy loam soil Very large open dambo (Muchana dambo) c. 60 km NE of Mwinilunga close to border with DRC 580Zambia1124B3 W1369

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106321Brachycorythis pleistophylla subsp. pleistophylla12 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW130 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NU
Drier edge of dambo grassland growing in sandy loam soil Medium-sized open dambo near Chimfunsi Wildlife Orphanage c. 53 km W of Chingola 580Zambia1227A4 W1311

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106290Brachycorythis tenuior7 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW97 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NDO
NU
Large open dambo on Kalaharia sand growing amid grasses, Ascolepis sp. and Syzigium guineense subsp. huillense Very large open dambo border the town of Mufumbwe 580Zambia1324B2 W1152

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100601Bulbophyllum fuscum var. melinostachyum8 Feb 2018N Wightman
B Bytebier
F Llarena
B Bytebier High rainfall Miombo woodland Epiphyte and lithophyte in rocky seepage woodland area near to Kalungwishi headwaters 0Zambia0930C4 N1640

Large clumps growing on rocks and tree trunks with Cyrtorchis praetermissa, Cyrtorchis crassiflora, Bulbophyllum expallidum, Tridactyle sp. and Polystachya sp.

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106308Disa equestris10 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW116 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NDO
NU
Very large open dambo grassland growing in the lower lying central area in wet black muck soil Very large open dambo (Muchana dambo) c. 60 km NE of Mwinilunga close to border with DRC 580Zambia1124B3 W1368

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106318Disa equestris12 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW126 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NDO
NU
Open wet dambo grassland growing in black muck soil Large wet open dambo c. 86 km E of Solwezi 580Zambia1227A3 W1317

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106327Disa equestris12 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW132 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NU
Wetter section of dambo grassland growing in moist sandy loam Medium-sized open dambo near Chimfunsi Wildlife Orphanage c. 53 km W of Chingola 580Zambia1227A4 W1310

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106298Disa hircicornis9 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW105 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NDO
NU
Moist to wet mid ranges of open seepage dambo grassland growing in sandy soil Medium-sized seepage dambo c. 60 km SW of Solwezi 580Zambia1226C1 W1267

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106303Disa ornithantha10 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW111 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NDO
NU
OOpen grassland area within Uapaca woodland growing in sandy to sandy loam soil Dry open grassy dambo c. 30 km N of Mwinilunga 580Zambia1124A4 W1458

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106305Disa ornithantha10 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW113 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NU
Very large open dambo grassland growing on drier upper slopes in sandy to sandy loam soil Very large open dambo (Muchana dambo) c. 60 km NE of Mwinilunga close to border with DRC 580Zambia1124B3 W1372

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106313Disa ornithantha11 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW122 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NU
Large open flat dambo grassland growing in Kalahari sand Large open dambo (Kambamba dambo) c. 38 km E of Mwinilunga 580Zambia1124D4 W1485

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113445Disa perplexa31 Mar 2020G Brown
C Peter B Bytebier Luwawa Forest Reserve0Malawi1233B2 N1590

ADU OrchidMap record

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106274Disa welwitschii subsp. welwitschii5 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW78 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NU
Grassland patches in open woodland in full sun growing with Orthochilus walleri and tall grasses in clay to clay loam soils Grassy area approx. 1 hectare in size, c. 2 km south of M18 between Kitwe and Lufwanyama 580Zambia1227C4 W1217

Confirmed species harvest for the Chikanda trade

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106287Disa welwitschii subsp. welwitschii7 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW94 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NU
Large open dambo on Kalaharia sand growing amid grasses, Ascolepis sp. and Syzigium guineense subsp. huillense Very large open dambo border the town of Mufumbwe 580Zambia1324B2 W1151

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106301Disa welwitschii subsp. welwitschii9 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW109 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NU
Open moist to wet grassland area of woodland growing in dark sandy clay soil Open grassy dambo in woodland c. 105 km E of Mwinilunga 580Zambia1125C4 W1439

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106306Disa welwitschii subsp. welwitschii10 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW114 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NU
Very large open dambo grassland growing on drier upper slopes in sandy to sandy loam soil Very large open dambo (Muchana dambo) c. 60 km NE of Mwinilunga close to border with DRC 580Zambia1124B3 W1369

Confirmed species harvest for the Chikanda trade

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106315Disa welwitschii subsp. welwitschii11 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW123 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NU
Drier upper slopes of wet dambo grassland in moist sandy loam Small seepage dambo along small stream c. 70 km E of Mwinilunga 580Zambia1125C3 W1463

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106326Disa welwitschii subsp. welwitschii12 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW131 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NU
Drier edge of dambo grassland growing in sandy loam soil Medium-sized open dambo near Chimfunsi Wildlife Orphanage c. 53 km W of Chingola 580Zambia1227A4 W1311

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106426Eulophia angolensis10 Oct 2018N Wightman
N Wightman NCW57B N Wightman B Bytebier NU
Riverside dambo area under shade of Syzigium sp. along Kalungwishi R. with grasses, Kniphofia grantii, Gladiolus unguiculatus and Eulophia coeloglossa Kalonde Falls, Kawambwa Distr., Luapula Province0Zambia0929D4 N1393

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106427Eulophia coeloglossa12 Oct 2018N Wightman
N Wightman NCW56B N Wightman B Bytebier NU
Riverside dambo area under shade of Syzigium sp. along Kalungwishi R. with grasses, Kniphofia grantii, Gladiolus unguiculatus and Eulophia angolensis Kalonde Falls, Kawambwa Distr., Luapula Province 0Zambia0929D4 N1393

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106283Eulophia cucullata6 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW89 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NU
Edge of degraded large dambo growing with Gladiolus sp. and Orthochilus walleri in clay to sandy loam soil Medium to large dambo c. 2.5 km W of M8 and D181 junction 580Zambia1325B2 W1364

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106289Eulophia flavopurpurea7 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW96 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NU
Large open dambo on Kalaharia sand growing amid grasses, Ascolepis sp. and Syzigium guineense subsp. huillense Very large open dambo border the town of Mufumbwe 580Zambia1324B2 W1152

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106428Eulophia mumbwaensis17 Oct 2018W McCleland
N Wightman
W McCleland N Wightman NCW74 N Wightman B Bytebier NU
Miombo woodland in sandy clay soils Mumbuluma area, Mporokoso Distr., Northern Province 0Zambia0929D1 N1231

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112962Eulophia orthoplectra13 Aug 2020N Wightman
Q Allen
E Banda
B Mwilimu
N Wightman Q Allen E Banda B Mwilimu NCW395 N Wightman B Bytebier NU
Miombo woodland Lusaka East Forestry Reserve, Lusaka Distr., Lusaka Province 1470Zambia1528A4 1289

Lightly degraded Brachystegia woodland in compacted sandy loam soil

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106430Eulophia penduliflora17 Oct 2018W McCleland
N Wightman
W McCleland N Wightman NCW73 N Wightman B Bytebier NU
Miombo woodland in sandy clay soils Mumbuluma area, Mporokoso Distr., Northern Province 0Zambia0929D1 N1226

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106331Habenaria macrura12 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW136 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NDO
NU
Undisturbed miombo woodland along gravel road growing in sandy/gravel soil Woodland bordering dambo near Chimfunsi Wildlife Orphanage c. 55 km W of Chingola 580Zambia1227A4 W1327

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106330Habenaria retinervis12 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW135 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NU
Disturbed miombo woodland bordering dambo growing in sandy loam soil Woodland bordering dambo near Chimfunsi Wildlife Orphanage c. 53 km W of Chingola580Zambia1227A4 W1320

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106334Habenaria retinervis12 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW139 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NU
Undisturbed miombo woodland along gravel road growing in sandy/gravel soil Woodland bordering dambo near Chimfunsi Wildlife Orphanage c. 55 km W of Chingola 580Zambia1227A4 W1327

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106299Habenaria schimperiana9 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW106 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NDO
NU
Moist to very wet lower area of open seepage dambo grassland growing in black muck to peaty soils Medium-sized seepage dambo c. 60 km SW of Solwezi 580Zambia1226C1 W1267

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106310Habenaria tentaculigera10 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW118 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NDO
Very large open dambo grassland growing on drier upper slopes in sandy to sandy loam soil Very large open dambo (Muchana dambo) c. 60 km NE of Mwinilunga close to border with DRC 580Zambia1124B3 W1375

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106333Habenaria uncicalcar12 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW138 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NDO
Undisturbed miombo woodland along gravel road growing in sandy/gravel soil Woodland bordering dambo near Chimfunsi Wildlife Orphanage c. 55 km W of Chingola 580Zambia1227A4 W1327

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106275Habenaria zambesina5 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW80 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NDO
NU
Small to medium sized dambo grassland Grassland beside M18 between Lufwanyama and M8 turnoff growing with Disa welwitschii subsp. welwitschii, Eulophia calantha, Pachycarpus bisacculatus and grasses in clay to clay loam soils580Zambia1227C3 W1248

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106279Habenaria zambesina5 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW84 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NU
Medium sized wet dambo grassland Grassland beside M18 between Lufwanyama and M8 turnoff growing with Stathmostelma pauciflorum and grasses in wet black dambo soil 580Zambia1326A2 W1244

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106286Habenaria zambesina7 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW93 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NU
Large open dambo on Kalaharia sand growing amid grasses, Ascolepis sp. and Syzigium guineense subsp. huillense Very large open dambo border the town of Mufumbwe 580Zambia1324B2 W1151

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106317Habenaria zambesina11 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW125 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NU
Rocky miombo woodland on slope in gravelly sandy loam soil Open woodland c. 1 km from T5 turnoff to Nyambwezu Falls c. 85 km E of Mwinilunga 580Zambia1125C3 W1458

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112966Platycoryne buchananiana12 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW128 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NU
Seasonally wet dambo Chlumbulwa area, Lufwanyama Distr. Copperbelt Provnce 0Zambia1227A3 W1319

Open wet dambo grassland growing in black muck soil

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112967Platycoryne buchananiana8 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NCW102 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NDO
NU
Seasonally wet dambo Lunkunyi area, Zambezi Distr., North-Western Province 0Zambia1323A1 W1049

Open grassy area of woodland growing in sandy to sandy loam soil

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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: Records confirmed by Benny Bytebier.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/utilities/utility-display-confirmations-by-person.php?person_id=1002, retrieved 3 March 2021

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