Records determined by Mervyn Lötter

Determinations: 56

The following is a list of the records determined by Mervyn Lötter 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
110392Acacia polyacantha subsp. campylacantha16 Sep 2016T Parker
T Parker 4191 M Lötter LMU
BNRH
US
N'tendele Lodge, Lake Niassa shore, south of Meponda. Tree NE of bar.0Mozambique1334B4N482

Tree, 10 meters tall. Individuals located at the back edge of the sandy beach. Fruit a legume, brown.

-13.47225334.8633536
110395Acacia sieberiana var. sieberiana8 Sep 2009M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 1851 M Lötter BNRH
Moz Hunters Concession, Pundanhar to Nangade.0Mozambique1039D4N34

KEW - ProNatura Project.-x000D- Trees 8 m tall with rounded canopy, not flat-topped. Bark papery and flaking, yellowish brown pieces. Rare-x000D- Habitat: Floodplain, open woodland, in soil.

-10.86805639.9197226
110414Albizia versicolor4 Oct 2007JE Burrows
SM Burrows
JE Burrows SM Burrows 10116 M Lötter BNRH
Ca. 6 km from EN1 on the Nova Mambone road.0Mozambique2134B2GI50

Tree to 6 m tall in open deciduous coastal woodland on clay-sands. Fruit immature, pinkish. Occasional

-21.17361134.7500007
108392Artabotrys brachypetalus27 Dec 2012BJ Pienaar
T Pienaar
BJ Pienaar 2 M Lötter BNRH
Panda district, Plot 220Mozambique2434A1GI79

23.5 cm tall; basal diameter 0.8 cm; canopy 14.2 x 15.2 cm.-x000D- Habitat: Brachystegia spiciformis woodland in deep sand.

-24.11408334.2187506
108393Artabotrys brachypetalus20 Sep 2012T Parker
T Parker 4201 M Lötter LMU
BNRH
US
Mbuna Bay Lodge. In front of Centro Seminario building.0Mozambique1234D4N478

Tree, 7 meters tall. Fruit woody.

-12.79410034.7886676
108395Artabotrys monteiroae14 Jun 2008JE Burrows
SM Burrows
JE Burrows 10578 M Lötter BNRH
Southern edge of Madanda Forest, between Chitobe and Maxungwe.0Mozambique2033D1 MS290

Liane to 6 m tall, in dense thicket on sands. Ripe fruit red.

7
109022Bauhinia petersiana5 Oct 2005M Lötter
M Lötter 1147 M Lötter BNRH
Nampula town area.0Mozambique1539A1N0

Shrub. Flowers white.

0.0000000.0000002
109203Boscia mossambicensis2 Apr 2010M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 2016 M Lötter BNRH
Sand forest along Massingir to Chokwe road.0Mozambique2432A2GI158

Shrub 1.5 m tall. Multi-stemmed. Flowers yellow-green, musty-smelling, not that visible and smell noticeable. Flowering near base. Occasional-x000D- Habitat: Closed shrubland, in well-drained sand. In full sun.

-24.14555632.2908336
109204Boscia mossambicensis7 Jun 2011M van der Bank
OG Maurin
OG Maurin OM3546 M Lötter BNRH
JRAU
Niassa Reserve, Metapiri, woodland vegetation.0Mozambique1237C1N348

Woodland vegetation.-x000D- -x000D- UJ DNA No. UJ06936

-12.55813937.2072786
109053Brachystegia manga4 Oct 2005M Lötter
M Lötter 1078 M Lötter BNRH
Lioma.0Mozambique1536B2Z0

Tree 6 m tall in riparian miombo woodland. Bark smooth, fissuring on old trunk.

0.0000000.0000002
109054Brachystegia manga17 Oct 2005M Lötter
M Lötter 1130 M Lötter BNRH
20 km N. of Montpuez from Mueda.0Mozambique1238D4N0

Coppice growth.

0.0000000.0000002
108274Brachystegia spiciformis30 Sep 2005M Lötter
M Lötter 1051 M Lötter BNRH
In coastal woodlandZavorra turn-off.0Mozambique2435A3GI0

Tree 3 - 5 m tall. Flowers white.

0.0000000.0000000
109063Brachystegia spiciformis30 Sep 2005M Lötter
M Lötter 1051 M Lötter BNRH
Zavorra turn-off.0Mozambique2435A3GI0

Tree 3 - 5 m tall in coastal woodland. Flowers white.

0.0000000.0000002
109215Capparis erythrocarpos var. rosea18 Jun 2012JE Burrows
SM Burrows
JE Burrows 12865 M Lötter BNRH
Quirimba Archipelago, Vamizi Island0Mozambique1140B1N10

Slender spiny climber to 1.5 m high, in dwarf coastal forest on coral rag.

-11.02463340.6705176
109216Capparis erythrocarpos var. rosea27 Dec 2012BJ Pienaar
T Pienaar
BJ Pienaar 15 M Lötter BNRH
Panda district, Plot 230Mozambique2434A1GI83

Habitat: Brachystegia spiciformis woodland in deep sand.

-24.10947234.2002226
48028Crotalaria capensis15 Jun 2010M Coates Palgrave
M van der Bank
OG Maurin
OG Maurin 2692 M Lötter M Coates Palgrave BNRH
TCT-Catapú
Levasflor, ± 400 m SSE of sawmill near the old Maciambose road/Chiniziua (Quessemaza) River crossing 880Mozambique1834D4MS136

-18.75991734.9243897
109871Crotalaria capensis15 Jun 2010M Coates Palgrave
M van der Bank
OG Maurin
MB Chova
JD Filipe
OG Maurin OM2692 M Lötter BNRH
JRAU
Levasflor, ± 400 m SSE of sawmill near the old Maciambose road / Chiniziua (Quessemaza) River Crossing.0Mozambique1834D4MS136

UJ DNA No. UJ05004

-18.75991734.9243896
110247Cryptocarya liebertiana14 Apr 2010M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 2066 M Lötter BNRH
Serra Choa Mountain, Barue district.0Mozambique1833A1MS1501

Rounded tree on forest margin. Bark dark grey-brown. Leaves largely bi-coloured and glaucous beneath.

-18.00222233.1066676
110248Cryptocarya transvaalensis13 Jun 2008JE Burrows
JE Burrows 10559 M Lötter BNRH
Forest patch on stream through which the road passes, ca. 3 km from Espungabera on road to Dombe.0Mozambique2032B4MS650

Evergreen tree to 10 m tall in remnant patch of gallery forest dominated by Newtonia buchananii reaching 25 m tall or more. Fruit purplish, fleshy.

0.0000000.0000002
109099Cryptosepalum maraviense4 Oct 2005M Lötter
M Lötter 1071 M Lötter BNRH
Namina area.0Mozambique1438D4N0

Suffrutex, 20 cm tall in woodland.

0.0000000.0000002
76296Dalbergia fischeri21 Oct 2007J Stevens
M Lötter MG Bingham Ferme Randu, southwest Katanga Province, DRC 0Democratic Republic of Congo0922B41050

-9.31756122.9319944
76297Dalbergia fischeri21 Apr 2008J Stevens
M Lötter MG Bingham Ferme Randu, southwest Katanga Province, DRC 0Democratic Republic of Congo0922B41050

-9.31756122.9319944
76298Dalbergia fischeri20 Nov 2006J Stevens
M Lötter MG Bingham Ferme Randu, southwest Katanga Province, DRC 0Democratic Republic of Congo0922B41050

-9.31756122.9319944
109886Dalbergia lactea10 Jun 2012JE Burrows
M van der Bank
OG Maurin
EJD Schmidt
OG Maurin OM3950 M Lötter BNRH
JRAU
EOWBL
Miombo Forest, near entrance to Gorongosa National Park in direction of the Gorges0Mozambique1834D2MS303

UJ DNA No. UJ09254

-18.69341034.8253406
109889Dalbergia nitidula30 Dec 2012BJ Pienaar
T Pienaar
BJ Pienaar 19 M Lötter BNRH
Panda district, Plot 290Mozambique2434A2GI125

Habitat: Brachystegia spiciformis woodland in deep sand.

-24.14322234.3885286
110843Drypetes mossambicensis13 Oct 2007M Lötter
M Lötter 1270 M Lötter BNRH
Chokwe to Limpopo River.0Mozambique2433A3GI35

Single-stemmed tree, 7 m tall; flowers yellow; in floodplain thicket, savanna.

-24.43600033.0113174
76364Entada abyssinica4 Mar 2008J Stevens
M Lötter MG Bingham Ferme Randu, southwest Katanga Province, DRC 0Democratic Republic of Congo0922B41050

-9.31756122.9319944
76365Entada abyssinica 2004J Stevens
M Lötter MG Bingham Ferme Randu, southwest Katanga Province, DRC 0Democratic Republic of Congo0922B41050

-9.31756122.9319944
109902 (cultivated)Erythrina humeana (cultivated)9 Mar 2007M Lötter
M Lötter 1173 M Lötter BNRH
Levasflor Logging Concession entrance road.0Mozambique1834D4MS0

Tree 2.2 m tall in miombo woodland.

0.0000000.0000002
110835Faurea rubriflora8 Apr 2010M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 2038 M Lötter BNRH
Banks of the Mussapa Grande River, near trail leading up on to Chimanimani Mountain, Chimanimani National Park.0Mozambique1933C1 MS722

10 m tall. Bark dark grey and rough. Fruiting branches drooping. Common.-x000D- Habitat: In closed woodland in full sun. On river bank, seasonally waterlogged.

6
47743Friesodielsia obovata27 Feb 2010M Coates Palgrave
M van der Bank
OG Maurin
OG Maurin 2355 M Lötter M Coates Palgrave BNRH
TCT-Catapú
0.25 kms W of M'Phingwe camp site, linearly.820Mozambique1835A1MS92

-18.04075035.2001677
108404Friesodielsia obovata27 Feb 2010M Coates Palgrave
M van der Bank
OG Maurin
OG Maurin OM2355 M Lötter BNRH
TCT-Catapú
JRAU
Catapu Region, 0.25 km W of M'Phingwe Campsite, linearly.0Mozambique1835A1MS92

UJ DNA No. MvdB4146

-18.04075035.2001676
108409Hexalobus monopetalus var. obovatus11 Jun 2016T Parker
T Parker 4136 M Lötter LMU
BNRH
US
Quirimbas National Park, Taratibu Bush Camp. SW of camp, in forest between inselbergs.0Mozambique1239D3N420

Tree, 14 meters tall, flower buds ready to open, inside many white stamens.

-12.81626439.6944936
109917Indigofera atriceps subsp. atriceps11 Mar 2009M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 1661 M Lötter BNRH
Lulimbo town, ± 103 km N of Unango on road to Rovuma River Bridge.0Mozambique1235A2N791

2 m tall; flowers red, growing on the margins of swamp forest dominated by Syzygium owariense.

-12.08746735.4654506
108362Lannea schweinfurthii var. tomentosa3 Nov 2009M Lötter
M Lötter 1954 M Lötter BNRH
Nacala Dam, 30 km west of Nacala.0Mozambique1440D1N71

Tree 7 m tall, bark grey, leaves held ca. horizontally; in woodland on sandy soils.

-14.71583340.5266677
4207 (cultivated)Lonchocarpus sericeus (cultivated)9 Oct 2005MA Hyde
R Burrett
M Lötter Grassy area at base of rockDomboshawa, nr Interpretative Centre152Zimbabwe1731C1UR057525C1560

0.0000000.0000000
109224Maerua juncea subsp. juncea14 Sep 2009M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 1912 M Lötter BNRH
Outskirts of Madanda dry forest.0Mozambique2033D1MS289

KEW - ProNatura Project.-x000D- Scrambler. Fruit ellipsoid, more or less smooth surface. Occasional-x000D- Habitat: Coastal plain, thicket. In well-drained sandy soil.-x000D- -x000D-

-20.54111133.6977786
109225Maerua juncea subsp. juncea14 Sep 2009M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 1913 M Lötter BNRH
Outskirts of Madanda dry forest, along path into forest.0Mozambique2033D1MS289

KEW - ProNatura Project.-x000D- Scrambler to 5 m high. Leaves bluish green, narrow. Flowers green-white. Fruit ellipsoid, smooth. Common.-x000D- Habitat: Coastal plain, thicket, sandy soil.

-20.54111133.6977786
109227Maerua parvifolia27 Dec 2012BJ Pienaar
T Pienaar
BJ Pienaar 11 M Lötter BNRH
Panda district, Plot 230Mozambique2434A1GI83

43.5 cm tall; basal diameter 0.7; 0.5; 0.3 cm; canopy 71.3 cm x 127.3 cm. -x000D- Habitat: Brachystegia spiciformis woodland in deep sand.

-24.10947234.2002226
109228Maerua triphylla subsp. pubescens18 Jun 2012JE Burrows
SM Burrows
JE Burrows 12855 M Lötter BNRH
Quirimba Archipelago, Vamizi Island0Mozambique1140B1N10

Shrub to 1.5 m high in dwarf coastal forest on coral rag.

-11.02674040.6773206
48027Monanthotaxis buchananii15 Jun 2010M Coates Palgrave
M van der Bank
OG Maurin
OG Maurin 2691 M Lötter M Coates Palgrave BNRH
TCT-Catapú
Levasflor, ± 400 m SSE of sawmill near the old Maciambose road/Chiniziua (Quessemaza) River crossing 880Mozambique1834D4 MS236

7
108411Monanthotaxis buchananii6 Dec 2008JE Burrows
SM Burrows
JE Burrows SM Burrows 11011 M Lötter K
LMA
BNRH
1.8 km along track to Nhica do Rovuma, from the Palma-Pundanhar road, Palma District.0Mozambique1040C3 N127

Spreading woody shrub to 1.5 m tall, flowers bright yellow; in understorey of forest patch, in a mosaic of open coastal Brachystegia/Uapaca nitida/Parinari curatellifolia woodland and evergreen forest patches centred on termitaria; in sandy soils

2
108414Monanthotaxis buchananii15 Jun 2010M Coates Palgrave
M van der Bank
OG Maurin
MB Chova
JD Filipe
OG Maurin OM2691 M Lötter BNRH
JRAU
Levasflor, ± 400 m SSE of sawmill near the old Maciambose road / Chiniziua (Quessemaza) River Crossing.0Mozambique1834D4 MS236

UJ DNA No. UJ05003

6
108424Monodora junodii var. junodii3 Jun 2011M van der Bank
OG Maurin
OG Maurin OM3511 M Lötter LMA
BNRH
JRAU
Niassa Reserve, Metapiri, along Lugenda River.0Mozambique1237C1N315

UJ DNA No. UJ06901

-12.55433337.2105566
54059Opilia amentacea12 Jun 2005M Coates Palgrave
MJ Inacio
M Coates Palgrave MJ Inacio 199 M Lötter TCT-Catapú
SandforestCatapu, Sawmill area close to Via entrada entrance, NW side820Mozambique1835A1MS80

Climber

-18.04483335.2053337
110658Opilia amentacea1 Jan 2012JE Burrows
SM Burrows
JE Burrows 12529 M Lötter BNRH
Pebane District, just S of the southern (Mualama) entrance gate to Gile Reserve.0Mozambique1638C4Z100

Treelet to 2.5 m tall, growing on termite mound in moist miombo woodland.

-16.82081738.3039006
110659Opilia amentacea27 Dec 2012BJ Pienaar
T Pienaar
BJ Pienaar 3 M Lötter BNRH
Panda district, Plot 220Mozambique2434A1GI79

56.4 cm tall; basal diameter 1.1 cm; canopy 85.4 cm x 1.26 m. Not leathery.-x000D- Habitat: Brachystegia spiciformis woodland in deep sand.

-24.11408334.2187506
110660Opilia amentacea29 Dec 2012BJ Pienaar
T Pienaar
BJ Pienaar 18 M Lötter BNRH
Panda district, Plot 270Mozambique2434A2GI81

20.9 cm tall; basal diameter 0.6 cm; canopy 22.5 x 23.4 cm. Leathery form.-x000D- Habitat: Brachystegia spiciformis woodland in deep sand.

-24.12158334.2605566
109951Ormocarpum kirkii15 Jun 2012JE Burrows
SM Burrows
JE Burrows 12822 M Lötter LMA
BNRH
Nampula, Monte Nairuco campsite, 11 km W of Nampula.0Mozambique1539A1N380

Small slender tree to 5 m tall, bark rough, blocked; in degraded mixed miombo woodland on granite-derived soils. Flowers pink-mauve, showy.

-15.03968339.1449836
109893Pleurolobus gangeticus6 Apr 2010M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 2024 M Lötter BNRH
Moribane forest, Moribane camp.0Mozambique1933C2MS500

Herb 1 m tall. Pink standard, purple keel. Common-x000D- Habitat: Forest on mountain slope in medium shade. In soil.

-19.74388933.3558336
109980Pterocarpus rotundifolius subsp. martinii16 Apr 2010M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 2080 M Lötter BNRH
21 km NE of Mungari, towards Lupata Gorge area.0Mozambique1733B1MS423

Rounded tree 8 m tall. Bark fissured an brown. Occasional. -x000D- Habitat: Open woodland on a plain. In clay loam.

-17.04333333.7008336
109190Senna singueana4 Oct 2005M Lötter
M Lötter 1074 M Lötter BNRH
Lapala area.0Mozambique1538A1N0

Tree, 3 m tall in woodland.

0.0000000.0000002
109983Sesbania sesban var. nubica16 Sep 2016T Parker
T Parker 4192 M Lötter LMU
BNRH
US
N'tendele Lodge, Lake Niassa shore, south of Meponda. Found at water's edge along rocky shore.0Mozambique1334B4N480

Small tree, 7 meters tall, flowers yellow. Tree loaded with draping slim legume pods. Common at water's edge; dense regeneration present.

-13.47259634.8635766
109323Trema orientale11 Oct 2005M Lötter
M Lötter 1093 M Lötter BNRH
Bilibiza area.0Mozambique1240C2N0

Tree in sand forest. Leaves bi-coloured; veins and petiole reddish.

0.0000000.0000002
108440Uvaria gracilipes8 Jun 2012JE Burrows
SM Burrows
M van der Bank
OG Maurin
D van der Walt
OG Maurin OM3931 M Lötter BNRH
JRAU
Along EN 1 6 km S of Mavanza0Mozambique2235C3 MS87

UJ DNA No. UJ09208

6
54087Zanthoxylum leprieurii1 May 2004M Coates Palgrave
MJ Inacio
M Coates Palgrave MJ Inacio 55 M Lötter M Coates Palgrave TCT-Catapú
SandforestSantove-3 nr waterpoint820Mozambique1835A1MS90

-18.07600035.1707507


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 determined by Mervyn Lötter.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/utilities/utility-display-determinations-by-person.php?person_id=246, retrieved 9 December 2021

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