Records determined by Bodine

Determinations: 31

The following is a list of the records determined by Bodine 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
80794Acanthosicyos naudinianus2 Mar 1996DK Harder
DK Harder 3646 S Bodine MO
Collected from mavunda thickets on white, quartz Kalahari sand and in open woodland. Kaoma District; ca. 5 km along road to Luampa Hospital from intersection with Lusaka-Mongu Roads. 0Zambia1424D3 B1080

Common, prostrate vine among grasses; leaves and shoots pale green; fruit juicy; pale yellow-green flesh, light orange around seeds. "Cucumber" scent to flesh.

80795Acanthosicyos naudinianus16 Mar 1996B Luwiika
B Luwiika 285 S Bodine B Luwiika MO
Mongu District; In the Miulwe Plain, 44.5 km E of Mongu town on south side of Mongu-Lusaka Road. 0Zambia B1110

A runner; approx. 2 m long; stems light green with soft white hairs; leaves dark green abaxially and adaxially; bracts light green; petals, stigma and anthers yellow; fruits dark green with hard/tough spines, yellow inside.

81411Clerodendrum frutectorum9 Dec 1993PP Smith
PP Smith 84 S Bodine MO
Upper escarpment miombo woodland.North Luangwa National Park. 910Zambia1132C1N1200

Erect herb (50 cm), flowering (white).

81421Coccinia adoensis5 Feb 1995DK Harder
DK Harder 2584 S Bodine MO
Collections in woodland and grassland around mouth of cave and on adjacent rocky hillside. Lusaka District; Shimabala Cave, National Heritage Site; ca. 1 km N of Kafue Road near Chilanga Cement housing; ca. 10 km S of Chilanga and 23 km S of Lusaka. 1430Zambia1528C1C1200

Occasional; vine on short shrubs; fruit green at base with black spots; as fruit matures, turns yellow then orange as it disintegrates and exposes seeds in red-orange flesh.

81524Corallocarpus bainesii18 Feb 1997HH Schmidt
HH Schmidt 2294 S Bodine MO
On the escarpment and down valley to the Zambezi River. Mopane-Terminalia woodland with lithosol-cambisol soils. Livingstone District; Trust Land directly east of Mosi Oa Tunya National Park. Below Victoria Falls, along Sonqwe Gorge, 9.2 km east of the Lusaka-Livingstone Road.106,1200ZambiaS850

Vine; climbing on vegetation. Plant white-glaucous. Leaves thick, fleshy, slightly scabrous. Fruits dull red at maturity. DNA sample.

81525Corallocarpus bainesii1 Mar 1997NB Zimba
NB Zimba 1027 S Bodine MO
Brown clay-sandy soils in mopane-Combretum woodland. Sinazongwe District; Kaneule Island on Lake Kariba. 1990Zambia1727B3S530

Twining to 2 m, rare in woodland. Stems bluish green. Leaves light green. Fruits creamy-green.

81526Corallocarpus bainesii14 Mar 1997NB Zimba
NB Zimba 1104 S Bodine MO
Mopane woodland.Gwembe District; Siavonga area, Lukwechele PFA No. 184; 8.9 km along road 502 from road junction with Lusaka Siavonga road in mopane woodland. 0Zambia1628B3S510

Vine, common in woodland understory creeping to 2 m. Stems bluish green. Flowers greenish yellow. Tepals light green. Anthers yellow. Fruits bluish green ripening to orange.

81716Ctenolepis cerasiformis28 Feb 1997HH Schmidt
HH Schmidt 2430 S Bodine MO
In sandy soils along beaches and shorelines. Sinazongwe District; Chete Island Game Park, on eastern edge of Lake Kariba. In much disturbed Combretum woodland, heavily grazed by elephants and game. 1990ZambiaS550

Vine; climbing in vegetation. Leaves pale white-green below. Fruits bright red, fleshy.

81720Cucumis hirsutus10 Nov 1993MC Merello
MC Merello 926 S Bodine MO
Disturbed woodlandsDisturbed woodlands of Yieldingtree Farm, lands on southwest side of road, 14 km northwest of Lusaka on Botha's Rust Road (Mungwi Road). 1Zambia1528A3C1170

Vine on cleared slope; (once cultivated) foliage bluish; petals white, yellow in centre. Flowers fade very quickly.

81721Cucumis hirsutus24 May 1994CN Nkhoma
CN Nkhoma 243 S Bodine MO
In riverine forest along dried up streams in miombo woodland. Isoka District; 95.3 km from Isoka turnoff to Muyombe. 0Zambia1033A3N1320

Uncommon prostrate vine ca. 1.5 m long near the stream. Rough surface leaves and yellow inflorescence.

81722Cucumis hirsutus16 Feb 1995NB Zimba
NB Zimba 540 S Bodine MO
Rocky habitatSolwezi District; Mulilanshima Hill along Solwezi-Mwinilunga Road. 0Zambia1125C4W1470

A creeper growing in rocky habitat. Leaves green, very rough to the touch. Fruits hairy, green.

81723Cucumis hirsutus19 Feb 1997NB Zimba
NB Zimba 874 S Bodine MO
In undifferentiated mopane woodlandLivingstone District; Chief Mukuni. 2.2 km eastward along road to Songwe village, from road junction with Victoria Falls Road. 0Zambia1725D4S960

Vine along stream margins in woodland. All aerial parts pubescent, white hairs. Flowers yellow.

81900Diospyros abyssinica subsp. abyssinica24 Oct 1992MG Bingham
MG Bingham 8584 S Bodine MO
Fulawula Village; Nachitete River, Lusaka SE 31 km. 0Zambia1528D1C1220

81901Diospyros abyssinica subsp. abyssinica7 May 1952F White
F White 2758 S Bodine MO
Growing in patch of montane forest on slopes of valley occupied by headwaters of Chire River, Kangampande Mt., Nyika Plateau.Lundazi. Growing in patch of montane forest on slopes of valley occupied by headwaters of Chire River, Kangampande Mt., Nyika Plateau.0ZambiaE2134

Small (juvenile) tree, 10 m high with narrow crown. Slash-OB: 0.3 cm thick, black, crumbling; IB: yellow; wood white, very hard. Leaves dark green, glossy above, pale green with darker venation below.

81903Diospyros abyssinica subsp. abyssinica3 Aug 1967JM Mutimushi
JM Mutimushi 2007 S Bodine MO
Kitwe District0Zambia1228C4W0

Shrub or small tree 15 m high & 2-3' diam. from ant hill.

81918Diospyros kirkii2 Mar 1997DK Harder
DK Harder 3944 S Bodine MO
At base of Chilamalila Hill in grazed thorn scrub with large boulders and rocky soils. Gwembe District; 19.1 km W of intersection of road to Sinazongwe and Choma-Maamba Road; then S then E 6.2 km on road towards Sialwala Primary School; also Maamba Waterworks. 0Zambia1727A4S450

Tree; to 8 m x 25 cm dbh; multi-trunked, grey bark; fruit dull green to tinged in red; all vegetative parts with short pubescence.

81919Diospyros kirkii26 Feb 1997B Luwiika
B Luwiika 524 S Bodine B Luwiika MO
Sinazongwe District; Collecting near Siazwela village, Chief Sinazongwe, 4.1 km from Maamba/Sinazongwe Road, turning East at the Sinazeze Shopping Center. 0Zambia1727A2S640

Tree, 5 m. Bark greyish-black; leaves shiny dark green; fruits dark green with reddish-brown tint.

81932Diospyros mespiliformis15 Mar 1997DK Harder
DK Harder 4044 S Bodine MO
Collection along valley bottom above Musaya stream, in Tonga (Sigongo) Reserve. Siavonga District; Zambezi Escarpment; along Malenga stream; ca. 14.4 km W of intersection of T2 (Kafue-Chirundu Road) and road to Siavonga/Kariba (MI5). 0Zambia1628B3S730

Tree; along stream; bark grey; leaves dark green above, duller lighter below; fruit deep green to blackish; flesh watery; cotyledon white.

82222Eugenia malangensis18 Nov 1993DK Harder
DK Harder 1935 S Bodine MO
In seasonally inundated area on deep alluvial soils.Kasanka National Park, Luwombwa River. 990Zambia1230C1C1170

Frequent in patches; immature seeds green with red tint; seed edible when ripe and black.

82223Eugenia malangensis6 May 1994HH Schmidt
HH Schmidt 1301 S Bodine MO
Miombo woodland in fine, red, sandy soils. Serenje District; ca. 5.0 km NE of Serenje at junction with Serenje-Mpika road (T2), on road to Chisomo (RD 223). 0Zambia1330A4C1440

Herb; 40 cm, erect from woody base. Leaves thick, coriaceous, glossy above, dull below. Fruits green, hard, glandular, immature. Common.

82694Kedrostis limpompensis19 Feb 1997NB Zimba
NB Zimba 888 S Bodine MO
In undifferentiated mopane woodlandLivingstone District; Chief Mukuni. 2.2 km eastward along road to Songwe village, from road junction with Victoria Falls Road. 0Zambia1725D4S960

Rare, creeping on stream margins in mopane woodland. Stems bluish green, glaucous. Leaves yellowish green, rough to touch. Fruits fleshy, green ripening to red.

82737Lantana trifolia5 Feb 1995DK Harder
DK Harder 2608 S Bodine MO
Collections from within disturbed and undisturbed forest habitat. Mwekera Forest College; (Mwekera) Botanical Reserve; ca. 0.25 km NE of Mwekera Dam/Reservoir; near bee house. 0Zambia1228C4W1320

Frequent perennial in open woodland; to 3 m; shrub; stems sometimes tinged purple; corolla white on lobes and tube; yellow throat.

82930Momordica cardiospermoides21 Feb 1997B Luwiika
B Luwiika 468 S Bodine B Luwiika MO
Boiling Pots, rain forestLivingstone District; Victoria Falls, Boiling Pots, rain forest. 1200Zambia1725D4S860

Trailing on rocks. Stems light green; leaves glabrous, light green; flowers bright yellow petals turning purplish-black at base; fruits dark green with greyish-white spots, hard flesh inside, dark hard seeds.

82933Momordica kirkii28 Feb 1997HH Schmidt
HH Schmidt 2379 S Bodine MO
In sandy soils along beaches and shorelines. Sinazongwe District; Chete Island Game Park, on eastern edge of Lake Kariba. In much disturbed Combretum woodland, heavily grazed by elephants and game. 1990ZambiaS530

Vine; climbing in vegetation; shaded areas. Plant with white hairs. Calyx black with white veins, corolla white throat with pale orange lobes. Anthers pale yellow. Occasional.

82934Momordica kirkii4 Mar 1996NB Zimba
NB Zimba 768 S Bodine MO
Under forest thickets on sandy soil;Sesheke District; Mulobezi, 27 km west of Mulobezi, 7 km off the Mulobezi-Sesheke Road, 2 km from Namena Settlement in Kazu National Forest. 0ZambiaB1020

Vine; common; whole plant green and hairy; flowers orange; bracts black.

83401Pterocarpus angolensis28 Feb 1995B Luwiika
B Luwiika 129 S Bodine B Luwiika MO
Mwinilunga District; Ikelenge; Kalene Hills (12.6 km from Ikelenge Mission). 0Zambia1124A1 W1440

Tree; ca. 4 m tall; bark and stems greyish-brown; leaves smooth, dark green on both side; fruits winged, yellowish-green, with stiff yellowish-brown hairs in the center.

83839Syzygium guineense subsp. huillense28 Feb 1996DK Harder
DK Harder 3608 S Bodine MO
Collections from S side of road in boggy grass plain of white sand at edge, central wet, bog area and surrounding woodland. Kaoma District; ca. 22.4 km W of Kaoma turnoff on Lusaka-Mongu Road. 0Zambia1424D3B1080

Occasional; suffrutex; early woody; fruit light green; turning purple when ripe; edible.

83840Syzygium guineense subsp. huillense18 Mar 1996DK Harder
DK Harder 3750 S Bodine MO
In Kalahari woodland and sand plainMongu District; Lukulo plain near Namilia village, Katabo L.F. (RD. 305) road and 35.1 km E from intersection of Mongu-Senanga Roads. 0Zambia1523A4B0

Suffretex; forming large colonies; underground stems brown; calyx green; petals and anthers white; fruit green becoming purple.

83841Syzygium guineense subsp. huillense16 Mar 1996B Luwiika
B Luwiika 299 S Bodine B Luwiika MO
In Hymenocardia chipia thickets. Mongu District; Off the Mongu-Kaoma road in Ituku Plain in Hymenocardia chipia thickets. 0Zambia1424C4B1140

Shrub approx. 15 cm tall; stems woody, light green towards the top and brown at base; fruits yellowish green when immature.

84172Vitex doniana29 May 1994DK Harder
DK Harder 3247 S Bodine MO
in seasonal marsh/grassland along road. Collections in grassland and on raised woodland areas.Chinsali District; 30.2 km E-NE of intersection of (D18) Mubanga-Kasama Road and road (RD66) pumping station at Misale and Chunga villages, nr. Ikola hills.0Zambia0932D3N1200

Tree; 10 m x 20 cm dbh; adaxial leaf surfaces glossy green; duller with black spots abaxially; fruits soft around hard center; persistent calyx dull green-brown.

84229Zehneria marlothii6 Mar 1996DK Harder
DK Harder 3658 S Bodine MO
In Baikiaea forest with Baphia; somewhat disturbed. Sesheke District; Nanga National Forest; ca. 29 km NW of Mulobezi Boma and 17.5 km N of intersection of Sesheke Road and Schili Roads. 0Zambia1625C1B900

Widespread; in disturbed area and in shady understory with tendrils; petals white; very succulent stems; fruit a dull, light green.


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Records determined by Bodine., retrieved 14 April 2024

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