Records determined by Uiras

Determinations: 21

The following is a list of the records determined by Uiras 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
94470Antidesma venosum10 May 1997A Burke
A Burke 97131 MM Uiras WIND
Caprivi: Katima Mulilo: Kabe.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D10

5 m high; Tree; Notes: Light: full sun. Rare, perennial, woody, indigenous tree. Stem habit is ascending. Not aromatic. Broken twigs have no sap.

95075Bobgunnia madagascariensis6 Oct 1988CJ Ward
CJH Hines
CJ Ward 10348 MM Uiras WIND
Caprivi: Kavango River : Andara.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A21020

3 m high; Tree; Notes: Substrate: soil amongst boulders. Soil: sandy soil and humus. Exposure: full sun. Moisture: floodplain (narrow). Lithology: (soil) and quartzite. Slope: level. Small tree, 3 m tall (others up to 7 m tall x 26 cm diameter at breast height). Common.

93966Chamaecrista absus22 Feb 1983MAN Müller
E Irish
MAN Müller 3142 MM Uiras WIND
Caprivi: Katima Mulilo forestry area.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C20

Notes: Annual herb. Up to 50 cm high. Flowers red. Common.

94384Combretum apiculatum subsp. apiculatum24 Mar 1982MAN Müller
MAN Müller 1955 MM Uiras WIND
Caprivi: Katima Mulilo, outside Nature Conservation's Camp.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C40

6 m high; Tree; Notes: Single-stemmed tree, 6 m high.

93471Croton megalobotrys2 Dec 2002GR Friederich
GR Friederich Number unknown D Lutombi MM Uiras WIND
Caprivi: Kwando River near Singalamwe0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1723C2993

Tree; Notes: 500 cm high. Leaves: simple, alternate, toothed margins, long petiole, apex sharply tapering, base lobed. Stems and bark: smooth, light green, no latex, harsh smell.

94867Margaritaria discoidea var. nitida7 Nov 2001BA Curtis
BA Curtis 1391 MM Uiras WIND
Caprivi: Impalila Island.2080Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1725C3930

Notes: Leaves: obovate, smooth, hairless, alternate, discolorous.

94432Marsdenia macrantha3 Mar 2003CJH Hines
CJH Hines 1143 MM Uiras WIND
Caprivi: About 9 km south-east of Bukalo on the main Bukalo - Muyako road on the south-side of Bukalo channel.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C4933

Creeper; Notes: Common creeper. Usually found on plants associated with small termite mounds. Latex is opaque, not milky. Flowers greenish - cream coloured. When young petals are twisted, many ants on nectaries in flowers. Mixed mopane woodland with numerous small pans. Soils, clay, clay loams.

95620Merremia tridentata subsp. angustifolia28 Nov 1991AB Cunningham
AB Cunningham 2922 MM Uiras WIND
Caprivi: Major east Caprivi. Precise Lizauli.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823A20

Climber; Notes: Climber. Climber in Combretum woodland. Mbukulu name: muthingambo.

95269Panicum maximum7 Oct 1988CJ Ward
CJH Hines
CJ Ward 10361 MM Uiras WIND
Caprivi: Kavango River: Andara.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A21015

grass; Notes: Vegetation type: hygrophilous open herbs. Soil: sand (alluvial). Exposure: full sun. Slope: level. Plant features: early colonizer; stem and sheath purple. Common.

95286Phragmites mauritianus6 Oct 1988CJ Ward
CJH Hines
CJ Ward 10352 MM Uiras WIND
Caprivi: Kavango River: Andara.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A21020

Graminoid; Notes: Vegetation type: open scrub. Soil: sandy soil and boulders. Exposure: full sun. On lower bank of river. Lithology: (soil) and quartzite. Slope: moderate. Plant features: leaves pungent, side branches on older culm appear to have been washed by earlier high river level. Common.

95287Phyllanthus reticulatus var. reticulatus6 Oct 1988CJ Ward
CJH Hines
CJ Ward 10359 MM Uiras WIND
Caprivi: Kavango River: Andara.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A21020

Shrub; Notes: Vegetation type: thicket/woodland. Substrate: soil and boulders. Soil: alluvial, sand/silt and humus. Exposure: partial shade. Lithology: (soil) and quartzite. Slope: gentle. Plant features: shrub; stems several, slender, weak; leaves velvetty; fruit black when ripe. Common. Browsed by mammals.

94027Psydrax livida28 Feb 2003CJH Hines
CJH Hines 1127 MM Uiras WIND
Caprivi: About 500 m from the Katima Mulilo road junction on the main Linyanti road.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C2946

Shrub; Notes: Shrub, up to 1 m high. No flowers or fruit. Younger branchlets greenish. Older branches and stems grey. Young branchlets distinclty hairy. Scarce only one plant in the area. Area of open Kalahari woodland with small patch heavier soils occupied by species more typical of of riverine fringe woodlands. Soils leached kalahari sands and clay loams near termitaria.

93268Rhynchosia sublobata22 Oct 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 590 MM Uiras WIND
Caprivi: Middle West Caprivi - mixed semi-deciduous woodland after a burn.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D30

Herb; Notes: Perennial herb, ca. 0.5 m high. Stems ribbed, densely pubescent. Leaves trifoliolate; pinna rhombic, 30 x 20 mm, dull green, venation prominent with hirsute indumentum; stipules ovate, tapering, caducous. Inflorescence axillary raceme, up to 20 cm long. Flowers 12 - 15 mm long, pendulous; petals pubescent, yellow with maroon streaks.

94575Searsia quartiniana1 Nov 2001BA Curtis
BA Curtis 1275 D Lutombi MM Uiras WIND
Caprivi: Road to Schuckmannsburg - east Caprivi floodplains.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D20

100 cm high; Shrub; Notes: Shrub, 100 cm high.

95669Sesbania microphylla18 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 353 MM Uiras WIND
Caprivi: Inkasa Island: malapo on banks of Linyandi River.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823B30

94577Sesbania sesban var. nubica2 Nov 2001BA Curtis
BA Curtis 1292 MM Uiras WIND
Caprivi0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D20

3 m high; Shrub; Tree; Notes: Wispy tree or single stemmed shrub, 3 m high. Leaflets fairly large. Pods with persistent calyx. Growth form: tree or shrub.

94040Strychnos pungens18 Dec 2002FA von Solms
FA von Solms 9 D Lutombi MM Uiras WIND
Rare.Caprivi Strip0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C20

This shrub is 1.5 m high. Many stems, twisted, thin, growing upwards. Bark: smooth.

95337Syzygium guineense subsp. barotsense6 Oct 1988CJ Ward
CJH Hines
CJ Ward 10346 MM Uiras WIND
Caprivi: Kavango River: Andara.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A21020

7 m high; Tree; Notes: Substrate: soil amongst boulders. Soil: sandy soil and humus. Exposure: full sun. In sandy alluvium amongst boulders. Lithology: (soil) and quartzite. Slope: gentle.Tree, 7 m tall. Common.

94716Tapinanthus oleifolius3 Mar 2001BA Curtis
BA Curtis 762 MM Uiras WIND
Caprivi: Site GH1, mixed woodland near Iowa (Ioma?).0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D30

Parasite. Notes: Parasite of Philenoptera violacea. Also seen on Dichrostachys. Fleshy leaves, dull green, concolorous.

94553Vitex mombassae24 Jan 2008PF Horn
PF Horn Number unknown D Lutombi MM Uiras WIND
Caprivi: On gravel road from Bukalo to Kabbe, near Lusese.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D10

Tree; Notes: Tree about 3 m high. Bark white-grey, very thick and fissured .

94554Ximenia americana var. microphylla28 Feb 1982MAN Müller
MAN Müller 1807 MM Uiras WIND
Caprivi: Katima Mulilo. 15 km from Bukalo on turn off to Muyako, along main road.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D10

3 m high; Shrub; Notes: Many stemmed shrubs forming dense thickets, 3 meter high and 5 meter in diameter.


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 Uiras., retrieved 25 February 2024

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