Records confirmed by Iain Darbyshire

Confirmations: 89

The following is a list of the records confirmed by Iain Darbyshire 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
59347Aeschynomene grandistipulata17 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
A Mapaura AM656 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
On the side of a vertical quartzite sandstone rockfaceNorthern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts 168320Mozambique1933C1 MS1547

A shrub, up about 51cm tall. Yellow flowers with very big stipules.

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59091Anisotes pubinervis22 Jun 2009M Coates Palgrave
M Coates Palgrave 758 MA Hyde M Coates Palgrave I Darbyshire TCT-Catapú
SandforestCatapú, Via Pungue, S side, Plot SAA2820Mozambique1835A1MS90

Suffrutex or groundcover, several patches on an otherwise more or less bare ground in the sandforest

-18.03406735.1891677
59392Anthospermum ammannioides16 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2212 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
Margin of evergreen forest gwasha Northern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts 168320Mozambique1933C1 MS1341

Virgate shrub c. 1,7 m tall. One specimen seen at collection site; frequent in the area.

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59350Anthospermum vallicola17 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2243 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
Among quartzite sandstone boulders and rocks Northwestern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts 168320Mozambique1933C1 MS1640

Small shrub up to 1.7 m tall, branching and densely leave above; leaves linear; flowers in axillary clusters greenish-yellow very small. Several specimens at collection site; locally frequent in the area.

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67008Anthospermum vallicola29 Oct 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
J Timberlake
K Mutasa
BT Wursten BW1062 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
In crevices of large quartzite sandstone rocks Plateau above Mevumodzi Gorge, Eastern Chimanimani Mts 168330Mozambique1933C3 MS1242

Ericoid shrublet up to 1.5 m densely leafy; leaves bright green linear. Frequent throughout

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67009Anthospermum whyteanum29 Oct 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
J Timberlake
K Mutasa
BT Wursten BW1063 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
In crevices of large quartzite sandstone rocks Plateau above Mevumodzi Gorge, Eastern Chimanimani Mts 168330Mozambique1933C3MS1242

Small shrublet up to 60 cm tall; densely covered in small overlapping whorls of needle-like leaves, densely greyish green hairy when young. Frequent throughout

-19.81063033.1044607
30271Barleria ameliae3 Mar 1995MA Hyde
M Silva-Jones
A MacNaughtan
MA Hyde 95.062.05 I Darbyshire K
Sanyati290Zimbabwe1729C4QL488136C870

Flowers orange-yellow. In shade of prickly bush.

0.0000000.0000000
36972Barleria ameliae8 Jan 2010MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
MA Hyde 10.008.01 I Darbyshire Hb M A Hyde
Roadside mopane woodlandBy road from Sinamatella to Mandavu Dam, Hwange NP560Zimbabwe1826C2W940

Flowers orange-yellow

-18.58096026.3125907
49112Barleria crassa subsp. crassa11 Aug 1998MA Hyde
MA Hyde 98.223.10 MA Hyde I Darbyshire K
Summit ridge, Buchwa Mountain580Zimbabwe2030C2TN215176S1400

Common. Flowers purple.

0.0000000.0000006
114407Barleria eylesii1 Jan 2015BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten I Darbyshire On wooded rocky outcrop.Along Masvingo - Beitbridge rd c. 20 km before Ngundu.0Zimbabwe2030D1 S720

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49114Barleria heterotricha subsp. heterotricha16 Feb 1997MA Hyde
MA Hyde 97.047.13 MA Hyde I Darbyshire K
By road among rocksChiturapadzi0Zimbabwe2230B2TL713443S460

Corolla very long, white or very pale blue.

0.0000000.0000006
97150Barleria hydeana8 Aug 2007P English
MA Hyde I Darbyshire Mazuri farm dam wall0Zimbabwe1830C4 C1280

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37073Barleria lugardii7 Jan 2010MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
I Darbyshire Roadside mopane woodlandBy road between Robin's Camp turn-off and Mandavu Dam, Hwange NP560Zimbabwe1826C2W980

Flowers white

-18.71432026.2837307
37068Barleria mackenii8 Jan 2010MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
I Darbyshire Roadside mopane woodlandBy road from Sinamatella to Mandavu Dam, Hwange NP560Zimbabwe1826C2W920

Flowers purple; calyx swollen

-18.59539026.2891107
37064Barleria matopensis9 Jan 2010MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
I Darbyshire On a rocky ridge in shade of shrubs.By road from Sinamatella to Robins Camp turn-off, near Mandavu Dam, Hwange NP560Zimbabwe1826C2W960

-18.64854026.2789107
59713Barleria molensis13 Jul 2014AM Harmsworth
MA Hyde I Darbyshire On a rocky hillsideClose to Muzhwi Dam wall (near Mashava), Zimbabwe0Zimbabwe1930C4 S1020

Shrub/bushes about knee height and I would suspect serpentine soils in that area; have seen veins of asbestos ore in the rocks and other green tinted rocks on the scree slope.

This record is from a site considerably to the east of the Great Dyke and is also the first record for FZ division S.

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113724Barleria molensis23 Jan 2014BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten P Ballings PB3226 BT Wursten I Darbyshire BR
Among rocks Along road at Vanguard Mine, Mberengwa 0Zimbabwe2029D2 S1147

Small shrubs, quite woody and spiny; leaves smallish but very glandular; the flowers white but becoming quite dark purple when dried

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49113Barleria spinulosa subsp. kirkii28 Apr 1995MA Hyde
MA Hyde 95.118.01 MA Hyde I Darbyshire K
Roadside, c. 100 m from Harare/ Bulawayo Road towards Gokwe0Zimbabwe1829B4QK988537C1100

0.0000000.0000006
51618Barleria spinulosa subsp. spinulosa23 Apr 2013BT Wursten
BT Wursten A Short LP Oliveira BW541 I Darbyshire I Darbyshire Tall miombo woodlandAlong track from Nhagutua Gorge to rangerpost, Gorongosa National Park, Cheringoma14380Mozambique1834D2MS310

-18.70071034.8314707
51622Barleria spinulosa subsp. spinulosa22 Apr 2013BT Wursten
G Davies
BT Wursten G Davies A Short LP Oliveira BW518 I Darbyshire I Darbyshire Tall miombo woodlandAlong track from Nhagutua Gorge to rangerpost, Gorongosa National Park, Cheringoma14380Mozambique1834D2MS300

-18.69464034.8230606
35458Barleria ventricosa13 May 2011BT Wursten
S Dondeyne
BT Wursten BW216 I Darbyshire BR
Rocky Brachystegia woodland with riverine influencesAlong path to Mt Binga near Nhamadzi River, lower Chimanimani Mts1680Mozambique1933C1MS725

-19.71345333.0355490
57732Barleria virgula18 Jan 2014P English
P English I Darbyshire On basaltMazunga horse paddock, Bubye Valley Conservancy0Zimbabwe2129D2S590

-21.73058329.8713177
27871Brillantaisia pubescens25 Jul 2007BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten P Ballings PB794 I Darbyshire BR
Riverbank with Acacia xanthophloeaMuzikadzi River along road no5, Gorongosa National Park140Mozambique1834C4 MS22

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59582Canthium oligocarpum subsp. angustifolium24 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2320 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
Undestorey of small patch of evergreen forest on rocky slope; somewhat disturbed by fallen tree Small valley North-east of Mt Binga, Chimanimani Mts 168320Mozambique1933C3 MS0

Small, slender tree, c. 2.5 m tall; stem with straight spines in whorls of 3; leaves dark green, leathery; fruit irregularly 2-lobed, mottled green. Only one specimen seen

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61944Carex spicato-paniculata17 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
A Mapaura AM658B BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
Rocky quartzite sandstone slopeNorthern slopes between Mt Dombe and Mt Peza, Chimanimani Mts168320Mozambique1933C1MS1473

-19.74497233.0157227
59319Cassinopsis tinifolia17 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
H Matimele HM2067 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
Steep slopes of quartzite sandstone rock Northwestern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts 168320Mozambique1933C1MS1668

Small tree, 2 m tall, leaves green, blackish stems, flowers white, fruits blackish unripe, turning black when ripe.

-19.74175033.0129727
61617Centella obtriangularis21 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
A Mapaura AM682 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
Scrambling among grasses among quartzite sandstone rocks.Slopes towards Mt Nhamudimu, Chimanimani Mts 168320Mozambique1933C3 MS1757

Aromatic creeping, scrambling herb

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75075Coleus sessilifolius2 Nov 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
BT Wursten BW1081 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
Among quartzite sandstone rocks in submontane grassland.Along path between Mevumodzi Valley and "The Anthill" plateau, Eastern Chimanimani Mts. 168330Mozambique1933C3 MS1397

Erect glandular, aromatic herb; leaves sessile; flowers white. Ocassional.

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61927Coptosperma neurophyllum14 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
H Matimele HM2050 A Mapaura H Matimele I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
Rocky margins of the small river Near Nhabawa Village, lower Chimanimani Conservation Area.168320Mozambique1933C1MS639

Shrub up to 4 m tall, green leaves, green immature fruits.

-19.70208333.0263617
61938Crassula alticola17 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
A Mapaura AM665 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
Growing among rocks or in sheltered places beside boulders. Northwestern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts168320Mozambique1933C1 MS1671

Succulent with very thick leaves and white flowers growing in clumps. A few plants flowering now. A few plants seen here.

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59277Crassula lanceolata subsp. transvaalensis16 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2223 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
Among rocks in dappled shade in mistbelt Brachystegia tamarindoides woodland on rocky slope Northern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts 168320Mozambique1933C1MS1398

Small, somewhat succulent herb branching from the base c. 12 cm high; branches densely leafy; flowers in axils of leaves, greenish.

-19.74552033.0304907
59464Crassula vaginata17 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2236 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
Among grasses and boulders on quartzite sandstone rocks Northern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts 168320Mozambique1933C1MS1642

Erect, unbranched, succulent herb c. 25 cm high; inflorescence a terminal corymbose head, brownish-red; flowers creamy-white. Only one specimen at this collection site but generally frequent in the area

-19.74274033.0133307
59591Crassula vaginata18 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2249 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
Among grasses in rocky monrtane grassland Opposite slope above valley below Mt Pheza, Chimanimani Mts 168320Mozambique1933C1MS1713

Erect, unbranched, succulent herb up to 25 cm high; inflorescence a terminal corymbose head, brownish-red; flowers creamy-white. Common at collection site

-19.74196033.0102807
62027Crotalaria phylicoides22 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
A Mapaura AM687 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BRLU
LMA
Growing in rock crevices near the top of the mountain. Summit area of Mt Nhamedimu, Chimanimani Mts.168320Mozambique1933C1 MS2164

Yellow flowers with some brown streaks on the lip. Very small dark green trifoliate leaves. The keel not twisted.Up to 15 cm high.

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69809Cryptostephanus vansonii18 Apr 2014A Mapaura
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
J Hadj-Hammou JHH033 BT Wursten I Darbyshire K
Under a quartzite-sandstone rock on moss in dense area of dense vegetation. Small pass on ridge North of Mt Pheza, Chimanimani Mts168320Mozambique1932D2 MS1809

Succulent herb to 50 cm with red berries on a flattened stem. Sheathing at base. Solitary.

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49104Dicliptera heterostegia9 Aug 1998MA Hyde
MA Hyde 98.221.14 MA Hyde I Darbyshire K
Abundant in cleared woodlandTokwe Gorge0Zimbabwe2030D2TN817065S640

Flowers purple, 2-lipped.

0.0000000.0000006
115019Dicliptera heterostegia29 Jun 2021BT Wursten
BT Wursten I Darbyshire Under shade of shrubs in riverine fringeMusicadze river at Muzimu camp. Gorongosa National Park140Mozambique1834C4MS29

-18.92809034.3608306
98316Dicliptera verticillata21 Aug 2018BT Wursten
BT Wursten I Darbyshire Disturbed roadside verge.Hysteria Lane, Area 3, Lilongwe2090Malawi1433B2C1039

-14.00846033.7662007
59360Diclis tenella17 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
J Hadj-Hammou JHH021 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
Growing under quartzite-sandstone cliff in deep shade Northwestern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts 168320Mozambique1933C1MS1600

Creeping annual herb. Flr pale purple-whitish, axillary. Lvs hairy.

-19.74327833.0143617
40116Dyschoriste hildebrandtii6 Feb 2004BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten KB Vollesen I Darbyshire Margin of rocky miombo woodlandNyangombe Falls, Nyanga NP154,1550Zimbabwe1832B30E1600

-18.28474032.6803307
49098Elytraria acaulis4 Mar 1994MA Hyde
MA Hyde 2881 MA Hyde I Darbyshire K
Near gravel pit at 37.2 km on the road from Golden Valley to Sanyati290Zimbabwe1829B1C990

Flowers white, exserted, star-like

-18.10901029.5134706
59173Galopina circaeoides16 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2215 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
Along path at somewhat disturbed forest margin Northern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts 168320Mozambique1933C1MS1351

Slender delicate herb c. 45 cm high; inflorescence a diffuse large panicle; flowers minute greenish. Only one specimen seen

-19.74402033.0271707
59478Gerrardina eylesiana18 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2265 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
On a vertical bank in riverine vegetation by stream Valley below Mt Pheza, Chimanimani Mts 168320Mozambique1933C1MS1663

Small, virgate woody shrub with long hanging branches up to 1.4 m long; leaves shiny, leathery, dark green, often red tinged; flowers minute, greenish-cream, in few-flowered axillary clusters on longish pedicels. Two specimens seen at collection site

-19.74227033.0084607
59359Helichrysum africanum17 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
J Hadj-Hammou JHH019 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
Growing on the edge of a cliff in quartzite grassland. In open. Northwestern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts 168320Mozambique1933C1 MS1589

Small woody shrub, 70-80 cm. Many branches. Flrs bright yellow. Leaves hairy, silvery green. Locally frequent.

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59165Helixanthera woodii16 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2220 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
Margin of forest and mistbelt Brachystegia tamarindoides woodland on rocky slope Northern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts. 168320Mozambique1933C1MS1352

Parasitic shrub growing on Englerophyton magalismontanum; inflorescences in axillary and terminal racemces; fruit ellipsoid wine red. Several specimens seen.

-19.74460033.0309307
59432Heteromorpha arborescens var. montana20 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2274 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
Among large boulders on slope in quartzite grassland Plateau between Mt Nhamudimu and Mt Binga, Chimanimani Mts 168320Mozambique1933C3MS1640

Small tree c. 4 m high; inflorescences in terminal, subglobose heads about 15-20 cm in diameter. Flowers greenish. Two specimens seen

-19.76560033.0789207
49093Hygrophila schulli12 Jul 1996MA Hyde
MA Hyde 96.194.01 MA Hyde I Darbyshire K
In dried-up vleiSanyati Communal Land290Zimbabwe1729C4QL441120C860

Erect spiny plant (painful to walk through)

0.0000000.0000006
59524Ilex mitis var. mitis18 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2258 S Dondeyne I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
Along a rocky stream overhanging the water. Valley below Mt Pheza, Chimanimani Mts 168320Mozambique1933C1MS1654

Small tree c. 5 m tall; leaves glossy dark green above, paler below with deep purple petioles; fruit c. 8 mm in diameter, orange-yellow often with red spots or tinge, together forming large clusters below the leaves. One specimen seen

-19.74176033.0082007
37007Justicia odora7 Jan 2010MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
MA Hyde 10.007.11 BT Wursten I Darbyshire Hb M A Hyde
Roadside mopane woodlandBy road from Main Camp to Sinamatella, Hwange NP560Zimbabwe1826C2W980

Flowers yellow

-18.71432026.2837307
59506Kalanchoe velutina subsp. chimanimaniensis22 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2296 BT Wursten I Darbyshire BR
Among quartzite sandstone rocks in shade under rocky overhang Higher slopes of Mt Nhamudimu, Chimanimani Mts 168320Mozambique1933C1 MS1923

Erect succulent herb c. 45 cm high; inflorescence terminal, densely flowered with 2 minor clusters on side branches; flowers yellow. Only one specimen seen at collection site; generally sporadic in the area

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67186Keetia gueinzii2 Nov 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
BT Wursten BW1087 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
At margin of small rocky ridge of dense woody vegetation among quartzite sandstone rocksPlateau Southwest of Tsungudzi river crossing, Chimanimani Mts.168330Mozambique1933C3MS1466

Scrambling/climbing shrub up to 3.5 m high, profusely flowering; flowers creamy-white, fragrant.

-19.82413033.1048007
67119Kohautia amatymbica29 Oct 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
J Timberlake
BT Wursten BW1060C BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
Submontane grasslandMevumodzi River below gorge, Eastern Chimanimani Mts 168330Mozambique1933C3MS1157

Frequent in the area.

-19.81375033.1486107
37156Lepidagathis nemorosa Mar 2011C Bishop Fortescue
I Darbyshire Near Doma0Zimbabwe1630C4N0

0.0000000.0000002
37141Lepidagathis randii Jun 1957RM Davies
RM Davies 2440 I Darbyshire SRGH
BR
Roadside sandveldUrungwe Reserve0Zimbabwe1220

Herb 1-2 ft high

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37145Lepidagathis randii10 Dec 1957JB Phipps
JB Phipps 787 I Darbyshire SRGH
BR
Grassy areasZwipani, Urungwe0Zimbabwe1629C3N1065

Decumbent herb, globular axillary heads of pale blue flowers; occasional

-16.98333229.2333325
49094Lepidagathis scariosa12 Jul 1996MA Hyde
MA Hyde 96.194.02 MA Hyde I Darbyshire K
In riverine vegetationBy Seke River, Sanyati Communal Land290Zimbabwe1729C4QL608120C880

0.0000000.0000006
113352Nelsonia canescens15 Oct 2020R Taylor
R Taylor I Darbyshire Kwedi East Okavango Community Trust, Okavango Delta.1640Botswana1922B2N964

iNaturalist record

-19.02403222.9859096
59572Oldenlandia cana24 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
J Hadj-Hammou JHH063 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
Edge of forest patch, growing under quartzite-sandstone rock in deep shade Small valley North-east of Mt Binga, Chimanimani Mts 168320Mozambique1933C3 MS1712

Herb, somewhat prostrate, creeping. Growing in cluster, tangled, many stems from base, 5 cm high. Hairy, green stem. Lilac flr with long tube, white streaks in tube.

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59523Oldenlandia rupicola var. rupicola17 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2245 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
In shade under quartzite sandstone rock Northwestern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts 168320Mozambique1933C1MS1660

Decumbent to ascending herb; stems up to 30 cm long; flowers pale mauve

-19.74196033.0124807
74716Olea chimanimani28 Oct 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
J Timberlake
J Timberlake JT6019 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
Sandstone boulder slope, in between rocks. Single tree; fire protected. Mevumodzi River Valley, eastern Chimanimani Mts.168330Mozambique1933C3 MS1271

Small tree to 4m. Branches and leaves lax, leaves leathery. Terminal inflorescence of small white flowers.

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61667Osyridicarpos schimperianus24 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
J Hadj-Hammou JHH062 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
Margin of forest patch in deep shade. Small valley North-east of Mt Binga, Chimanimani Mts 168320Mozambique1933C3MS1712

Climber. Green stem. Creamy white flowers, tubular. Big green calyx. Black spots on leaves. Growing with Smilax.

-19.75858333.0960567
59385Otiophora inyangana subsp. parvifolia17 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2225 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
Among rocks in grass on Quartzite sandy soil Northern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts 168320Mozambique1933C1 MS1551

Low growing woody herb with spreading and ascending branches, up to 30 cm high; leaves opposite reddish purple-tinged at the margins, midrib and petiole. Inflorescences terminal on the branches, several-flowered; Corolla pink. Several specimens at collection site; generally frequent in the area.

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59312Otiophora scabra subsp. scabra16 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2217 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
Mistbelt Brachystegia tamarindoides woodland on rocky slope Northern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts 168320Mozambique1933C1MS1352

One specimen seen at collection site but frequent in the area

-19.74460033.0309307
61889Otiophora scabra subsp. scabra16 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
A Mapaura AM646 A Mapaura I Darbyshire K
Growing in a crevice on the side of a quartzite sandstone rock. The habitat received afternoon to late afternoon sun. On northern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts. 168320Mozambique1933C1MS1354

A strggling plant with lilac flowers. Only one plant was seen at this locality.

-19.74350033.0278337
59545Pavetta umtalensis22 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2302 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
In crags among largs quartzite rocks on steep slope Hillside above Small valley North-east of Mt Binga, Chimanimani Mts 168320Mozambique1933C3 MS1747

Small tree, c. 2.5 m tall; Leaves with large bacterial nodules; flowers in terminal heads, white, 4-merous. One specimen seen

7
61678Pavetta umtalensis17 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele HM2071 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
At base of quartzite sandstone block on cliffs Northwestern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts 168320Mozambique1933C1 MS1716

Shrub up to 2.5 m tall, leaves dark green, fruits dark green. Single individual locally seen

7
59175Peddiea africana16 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2214 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
Understorey of evergreen forest Northern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts 168320Mozambique1933C1MS1350

Shrub c. 1.6 m high; leaves shiny dark green; flowers in terminal umbellate heads, green; calyx long tubular, ribbed; petals absent. One specimen seen in collection site; occasional in suitable habitat in the area

-19.74393033.0291907
74713Pelargonium luridum28 Oct 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
J Timberlake
J Timberlake JT6020 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
Grassland on moderately deep schistose soil. Mevumodzi River Valley, eastern Chimanimani Mts.168330Mozambique1933C3MS1240

Herb to 40cm. Tuber reddish inside. Leaves palmately lobed. Terminal head of spreading white flowers, with tinge of pink. Locally common.

-19.79286133.1353897
59555Platycaulos quartziticola23 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2308 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
Among rocks and boulders in riverbed where flooded at high water level Small valley North-east of Mt Binga, Chimanimani Mts 168320Mozambique1933C3 MS1658

Densely tufted perennial sedge-like plants; up to 60 cm high; inflorescences with brownish bracts, Many large clumps seen

7
62139Platycaulos quartziticola25 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
J Timberlake JT5986 J Timberlake I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
Tufted grassland on white sand by bend in river with sandbanks. By Rio Mfumudzi, Chimanimani Mts. 168320Mozambique1933C3 MS1629

Clumped Restio, wiry shoots to 50cm. Terminal brown inflorescences.

7
64735Polygala wilmsii26 Oct 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
J Timberlake
K Mutasa
BT Wursten BW1032 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
On quartzite sandy soils in rocky montane grassland.Upper ridge Mt Shangani, eastern Chimanimani Mts.168330Mozambique1933C3MS1375

Ascending to sub-erect perennial herb c. 20 high; stems and leaves with spreading long hairs; flowers in dense terminal racemes, pink

-19.83254033.1975007
61674Psychotria zombamontana17 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele HM2070 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
At base of quartzite sandstone block on cliffs Northwestern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts 168320Mozambique1933C1MS1716

Shrub up to 2 m tall, green small leaves, greyish bark, fruits green. Leaves small and leathery, probably due to exposed habit of this specimen.

-19.74166733.0104447
40811Rhinacanthus zambesiacus1 Dec 2007BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten P Ballings PB1015 BT Wursten I Darbyshire BR
Roadside at miombo woodlandAlong road from EN1 to entrance gate Gorongosa National Park0Mozambique1834C3MS153

-18.93481734.1383507
74704Rhipsalis baccifera28 Oct 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
J Timberlake
J Timberlake JT6017 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
In crevices of large quartzite sandstone boulders. Mevumodzi River valley, Eastern Chimanimani Mts168330Mozambique1933C3MS1271

Succulent herb, no leaves. Fruits small, green.

-19.78966733.1349177
61720Rhynchosia monophylla18 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
J Timberlake JT5968 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
Tussock grassland on edge of Uapaca woodland. Slopes of Mt Dombe, Chimanimani mountains, Sussundenga Dist.168320Mozambique1933C1MS1416

Trailing herb under garsses, rooting at nodes. Leaves trifoliate. Flowers axillary, mostly solitary. Standard yellow with red veins, lips bright red. Locally common

-19.74441733.0196677
98718Ruellia prostrata7 Jan 2009MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
C Sharp
BT Wursten I Darbyshire Riverine vegetation.Ruia River, Kariba.0Zimbabwe1628D2N500

-16.54217028.9673307
108005Ruelliopsis setosa1 Mar 2020R Fourie
BT Wursten I Darbyshire Hainaveld, Ngamiland East0Botswana2023C4 N1000

iNaturalist record

5
59547Sericanthe chimanimaniensis22 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2303 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
In crags among largs quartzite rocks on steep slope Hillside above Small valley North-east of Mt Binga, Chimanimani Mts 168320Mozambique1933C3 MS1747

Small shrubby tree c. 2 m high; fruit in axillary clusters green to brown. One specimen seen

7
59024Spermacoce subvulgata var. subvulgata14 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2186 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
On a cliff above a river in rocky miombo woodland Path along Nhamadzi River, lower Chimanimani Conservation Area168320Mozambique1933C1MS732

Erect annual herbs up to 30 cm high; flowers white. Numerous specimens at collecting site.

-19.71282033.0354107
59176Stemodiopsis buchananii var. pubescens16 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
A Mapaura AM651 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
In rock crevice in rocky mist belt Brachystegia woodland on steep rocky slope.Northern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts168320Mozambique1933C1 MS1380

7
59514Streptocarpus grandis subsp. septentrionalis15 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2198 BT Wursten I Darbyshire BR
On vertical mossy rock in deeply shaded riverine forest Along path from Nhamadzi River to Mt Binga, lower Chimanimani Mts 168320Mozambique1933C3 MS1303

Herb with one elongeted pendent leaf, inflorescence arising from the base of the leaf, 15-20 cm high, branched, laxly many-flowered; flowers purple-blue, paler in the corolla throat; glandular hairy on the outside. Several specimens seen at collection site; only one flowering

7
61974Streptocarpus grandis subsp. septentrionalis15 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
J Hadj-Hammou JHH003 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
Growing on vertical mossy gneiss rocks near river. Along path next to Nhamadzi River, lower Chimanimani Conservation Area. 168320Mozambique1933C1 MS1190

Small herb to 10 cm with large basal leaf. Fls purple, small white dots in throat of fls. Straight tube.

7
59466Streptocarpus hirticapsa21 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2287 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
In deep shade under overhanging rock Slopes towards Mt Nhamudimu, Chimanimani Mts 168320Mozambique1933C3 MS1703

Small herb with one large, very hairy leaf and sometimes several small ones; inflorescence arising from the base of the larger leaf, up to c. 8 cm high, erect, branched, dark purple and densely hairy; flowers smallish, white with purple-red stripes and spots. Generally common in the area

7
59475Streptocarpus hirticapsa17 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2234 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
In deep shade under overhanging rock Northern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts 168320Mozambique1933C1 MS1608

Small herb with one large, very hairy leaf and sometimes several small ones; inflorescence arising from the base of the larger leaf, up to c. 8 cm high, erect, branched, dark purple and densely hairy; flowers smallish, white with purple-red stripes and spots. Generally common in the area

7
67020Streptocarpus hirticapsa30 Oct 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
J Timberlake
BT Wursten BW1071 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
In shaded shelter underneath quartzite sandstone rock on steep slope Slopes of "Mt Chimanimani", western side Mevumodzi Valley, Eastern Chimaniamani Mts 168330Mozambique1933C3 MS1589

Stemless herbs; leaves dark green densely hairy; flowers arising from the base of the leaves, mauve with darker spots and streaks. fairly common throughout

7
66966Tephrosia longipes var. drummondii28 Oct 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
J Timberlake
K Mutasa
K Mutasa KM010 BT Wursten I Darbyshire FM Chase (née Crawford) SRGH
K
BR
LMA
Mevumodzi Valley upstream from Eastern Lakes, eastern side of Chimanimani mountains. 168330Mozambique1933C3 MS1328

Herb about 20 cm tall. Stem covered with small brownish hairs. Leaves singular but sometimes trifoliate with small brown hairs on underside. Flowers pink. Young pods developing, about 10 cm long covered in short brownish hairs. Long tuberous root.

7
61610Thesium dolichomeres17 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
J Hadj-Hammou JHH018 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
Rocky grassland on quartzite sandstone. Northern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts168320Mozambique1933C1 MS1589

Erect woody herb to 1 m. Sparsely branched, virgate. Needle-like leaves.

7
74809Thesium whyteanum2 Nov 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
A Mapaura AM731 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
Growing between quartzite rocks in grassland. Near steep drop above river flowing from Bakoramambo towards Mubvumodzi, Chimanimani mountains. 168330Mozambique1933C3MS1434

Plant 50 cm tall with white flowers. Arises from ground as one stem that branches after c. 20 cm. Few plants seen.

-19.82882033.1045507
89334Vernonia cinerea var. cinerea23 Apr 2013BT Wursten
BT Wursten A Short LP Oliveira BW540 I Darbyshire I Darbyshire Tall miombo woodlandAlong track from Nhagutua Gorge to rangerpost, Gorongosa National Park, Cheringoma14380Mozambique1834D2MS310

-18.70071034.8314707


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 Iain Darbyshire.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/utilities/utility-display-confirmations-by-person.php?person_id=325, retrieved 24 September 2021

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