Records determined by Crosby

Determinations: 3

The following is a list of the records determined by Crosby 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
94740Barleria senensis26 Jul 1985SE Chadwick
SE Chadwick 160 MJAW Crosby WIND
Growing in well-drained, fine, loose, dusty sandy soil.Botswana: Serondela, Banks of Chobe river.0Botswana1725C3935

Sprawling shrub up to 1.5 meter, however mainly only tips erect to 15 cm. Branches angular at nodes. Internodes straight. Plant thorny, particularly inflorescence. Flowers pale orange. Stamens, pollen & style also the same orange.

94810Ceratotheca sesamoides15 Mar 1987IJ Barnard
IJ Barnard 309 MJAW Crosby WIND
Caprivi: Kubu Lodge, river side Chobe-Zambezi confluence.2080Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1725C3930

0.5 m high; Notes: Plant 0.5 m high. Pink hairy flower.

95678Kalaharia uncinata24 Jul 1985SE Chadwick
SE Chadwick 154 MJAW Crosby WIND
Botswana: Linyanti Camp, Chobe Park. Near Linyanti Swamp, Siameisso. Dark grey sandy soil, loose and fine. 50 m from Linyanti Swamp.0Botswana1823B40

Shrub; Notes: Well-drained. Small spreading shrub to 30 cm. Hairy stem and leaves with sticky glandstalks on calyx. Stem ridged with 3 brown recurved thorns at nodes. 1 Thorn at each leaf node. Leaves opposite. 2 - 3 branches from each node, opposite. Flowers bright orange - petals with yellow bases. Stamens cream, becoming red near anther. Stigma red, bilobed. Fruit green, shiny, with hairs. Fruit becoming red-brown. Up to 4 septal in fruit, with one seed in each loculus. Calyx persistent in fruit. Many amber-yellow ants walking over stem.


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 Crosby., retrieved 1 March 2024

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