Records determined by Kaj Vollesen

Determinations: 87

The following is a list of the records determined by Kaj Vollesen 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
74868Adenia lobata subsp. rumicifolia5 Oct 1997MG Bingham
MG Bingham 7493 KB Vollesen K
Lusaka SE 13km., Protea Hill Farm. 1490Zambia1528A4C1300

Male flower buds (green)

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80460Aeschynomene nyassana18 May 2010L Merrett
L Merrett LM_450 KB Vollesen K
Miombo woodland. Tree layer: Julbernadia paniculata, Brachystegia floribunda, B. longifolia, Protea angolensis var. divericata, P. angolensis var. trichanthera, Parinari curatellifolia, Ekebergia benguelensis, Syzygium guineense subsp. macrocarpum, Bobgunnia (Swartzia) madagascariensis, Uapaca kirkiana, Ochna pulchra, Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia, Garcinia huillensis, Rourea orientalis. Herb layer: Hypoestis forskaoli, Psychotria spithamea, Inula glomerata, Schistostephium artemisiifolium, Hibiscus rhodanthus, Psychotria djumaensis, Cyphostemma kerkvoordei. Sandy loam soil. Mutinondo Widerness Area, Mayense Main Camp: Along drive to Mafone rd. 1160Zambia1231A4N1488

Herb with many pink thorny, sticky branches and leaf stalks from a single stem from a woody rootstock. Leaves long upto +-30cm with +-40 pairs of grey green leaflets +-5x8mm, evenly spaced, slightly overlapping, louvered all along rachis. Leaflets notched at tips, stalkless, cordate. Fruit: sunglass shaped, translucent with on kidney shaped seed visible in each compartment.
3 examples noticed within Mutinondo

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80468Alysicarpus zeyheri21 Apr 2013L Merrett
L Merrett LM1531 KB Vollesen K
Miombo woodland. Tree layer: Julbernadia paniculata, Brachystegia floribunda, B. longifolia, Ekebergia benguelensis, Uapaca kirkiana, Ochna schweinfurthiana, Phyllocosmus leaireanus, Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia, Xylopia odoratissima, Pleurostylia africana, Garcinia huillensis, Rourea orientalis, Strychnos cocculoides, S. pungens, Hippocratea parvifolia. Herb layer: Pentanisia sykesii, Ectadiopsis oblongifolia. Sandy loam soil. Mutinondo Widerness Area, Mayense Main Camp: Woodland near camp 1160Zambia1231A4N1451

Single stemmed herb, pale stem, stipules pinkish and sheathlike, leavs single leaflets.
Only noticed this season

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80469Alysicarpus zeyheri19 Apr 2013L Merrett
L Merrett LM1502 KB Vollesen K
Miombo woodland. Tree layer: Julbernadia paniculata, Brachystegia floribunda, B. longifolia, Parinari curatellifolia, Ekebergia benguelensis, Uapaca kirkiana, U. nitida, Faurea rochetiana, Faurea saligna, Ochna schweinfurthiana, Protea angolensis var. divericata, P. angolensis var. trichanthera, Phyllocosmus leaireanus, Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia, Xylopia odoratissima, Pleurostylia africana, Garcinia huillensis, Rourea orientalis, Rothmannia engleriana, Strychnos spinosa, S. pungens, Herb layer: Hypoestis forskaoli, Psychotria spithamea, Inula glomerata, Schistostephium artemisiifolium, Hibiscus rhodanthus, Psychotria djumaensis, Cyphostemma kerkvoordei, C. junceum Sandy loam soil. Mutinondo Widerness Area, Mayense Main Camp: Along path between dry river bed and Mayense Rock 1160Zambia1231A4N1455

Herb, lax stems >1m long, single leaflets along stem, upper +- third of stem rachis with pink flowers and bead shaped fruit in strings of 3, calyx rustic with fur lined margins.
Only seen this season

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108301Anisotes pubinervis13 Jun 2012JE Burrows
SM Burrows
JE Burrows 12818 KB Vollesen K
BNRH
JRAU
EOWBL
Road from Inhamitanga to Marromeu, from Streblus section eastwards.0Mozambique1835A2MS163

Herbaceous shrub 1 m tall, flowers deep red; in shade of tall mixed lowland sand forest.

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81067Barleria lugardii18 Feb 1997HH Schmidt
HH Schmidt 2315 KB Vollesen K
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

Shrub; 1.0 m, erect in rocky crevices and steep slopes. Stems silver-grey, smooth. Leaves whitish below. Calyx pale green. Corolla pale purple, white in throat. Anthers purple. DNA sample.

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81068Barleria matopensis22 Feb 1997HH Schmidt
HH Schmidt 2368 KB Vollesen K
In Terminalia-Commiphora woodland disturbed by grazing. In lithosol-cambisol soils. Kalomo District; 15 km east of the Lusaka-Livingstone Road, on the road to Mukumi Village. 0ZambiaS1050

Shrub; 70 cm, erect. Stems light grey. Leaves thick waxy. Calyx pale green, corolla white in throat, sky blue lobes. Anthers dull brown tinged with blue.

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81069Barleria matopensis18 Mar 1997HH Schmidt
HH Schmidt 2549 KB Vollesen K
In miombo woodland, open meadow areas and streamside communities. Loose, well-drained substrate, lithosol-cambisol soils. Gwembe District; Travelling northwest on Gwembe/Munyumbwe Road. Ca. 24.2 km from Munyumbwe. 0Zambia1627D1S1150

Shrub; 2.0 m, erect. Stems pale brown. Leaves glaucous below. Calyx green at base, lobes cream. Corolla white with pale purple blush. Anthers purple. Flowers sweetly fragrant.

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75983Blepharis acanthodioides15 Oct 2016T Rulkens
OJ Baptista
KB Vollesen Heavily grazed mosaic vegetation (pasture and shrub), soil texture mixed (sand and clay)Valley of Limpopo River, Bilene district, Gaza province.0Mozambique2433C4GI16

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81103Blepharis glumacea9 May 1994CN Nkhoma
CN Nkhoma 147 KB Vollesen K
In miombo woodland above meadow. Serenje District; Kundalila Falls. Ca. 65 km from Serenje gas station on road to Mpika, turn to east for 15 km. 1210Zambia1330B1C1415

Uncommon annual ca. 30 cm, white stamens with dark anthers, purple petals, light green sepals with brown streaks.

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81104Blepharis leendertziae14 Mar 1997NB Zimba
NB Zimba 1143 KB Vollesen K
Mopane woodland.Gwembe District; Siavonga area, Mutulanganga PFA No. 183, 35.4 km from Siavonga Boma along Siavonga-Lusaka Road in mopane woodland. 0Zambia1628B3S420

Shrub, rare, among grasses. Flowers light blue. Bracts green and spiny. Petals light purple.

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94474Blepharis leendertziae28 Feb 1982MAN Müller
MAN Müller 1811a KB Vollesen WIND
Growing in shade of Colophospermum mopane.Caprivi, Katima Mulilo: About 17 km from Muyako on road to Bukalo.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C40

Stem-succulents, 0.10 m high. Flowers dark yellow with dark-brown markings.

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81105Blepharis maderaspatensis17 Apr 1996NB Zimba
NB Zimba 799 KB Vollesen K
Soil: Kalahari sands.Mongu District; 74.1 km south-east of Mongu; 52.5 km off Mongu-Kaoma Road along old Mongu-Lusaka Road in Cryptosepalum forest. 0ZambiaB1080

Twining herb; rare; in Mavunda thickets on Kalahari sands; stems brown-green; leaves green; flowers white with green spiky bracts.

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81106Blepharis tenuiramea7 May 1994DK Harder
DK Harder 3043 KB Vollesen K
In Mopane/Combretum woodland on quartz/mica soils; very drySerenje District; 10.9 km N of Chisomo village. 0Zambia1330D1C600

Frequent herb to 30 cm; black spines on inflorescence bracts; calyx green; corolla light purple-white outside; purple inside.

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81107Blepharis tenuiramea15 Mar 1997DK Harder
DK Harder 4058 KB Vollesen K
Collection at site rocky red, sandy soil with petrified wood pieces. Siavonga District; Chirundu National Fossil Forest; ca. 1 km S of intersection of Chirundu-Lusaka Road and road to Siavonga/Kariba. National Heritage Site. 0Zambia1628B3S470

Occasional, herb, among grasses; fine sandy soils; lower stems brown; bracts green; exposed labiate petal purple on lobes, white in throat; anther dark brown, hairy.

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81108Blepharis tenuiramea20 Mar 1996B Luwiika
B Luwiika 349 KB Vollesen B Luwiika K
Kalabo District; In the Lukona local forest; 3.3 km W from Lukona Basic School. 0Zambia1522B4B1140

Herb; approx. 25 cm tall; stems light green with white hairs; leaves dark green on top, grey underneath; flowers purplish blue with spiny bracts.

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95074Blepharis tenuiramea25 Feb 1956B de Winter
W Marais
B de Winter 4862 KB Vollesen WIND
Growing in sandy soil.Okavango, Rundu District: Andara Mission Station.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Annual, erect herb. Flower clusters borne at base of stems.

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73919Brillantaisia pubescens12 Jul 1969LC Leach
IC Cannell
LC Leach IC Cannell 14324 KB Vollesen SRGH
In shade on forest floor.c. 2 miles SW of Maringue, Sofala.0Mozambique1734C4 MS200

Erect herb up to 2' high; flowers mauve.

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81207Buchnera hispida9 Mar 1997DK Harder
DK Harder 3976 KB Vollesen K
Collections on rocky hills of broken quartz in disturbed miombo. Choma District; 45 km N along Namwala-Choma Roads from intersection of Choma-Namwala and Choma-Lusaka Roads, then W (ca. 1.2 km N of Ngonga stream) 2.4 km on road to Macha Mission (Sikweshina) in Mulundeka Hills. 0Zambia1626B4S1230

Rare, among grasses, pale green; calyx green; corolla tube green outside, bright purple on lobes, green in throat.

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81408Clerodendrum buchneri11 Feb 1995DK Harder
DK Harder 2670 KB Vollesen K
Collections along Kifubwa River in forest and on shallow soils in woodland. Kifubwa (Chifubwa) Gorge National Monument. Ca. 4.6 km along Kyalalankuba Rd. south of Solwezi and ca. 2 km S of entrance to Solwezi Teacher Training College. National Heritage Site. 0Zambia1226A2W1230

Occasional, but widespread in grasses; woody root on sand; leaves deep green; inflorescence bracts purple; corolla tube and lobes white; anthers reddish; very fragrant; immature fruit light green.

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81535Crabbea velutina24 Feb 1997DK Harder
DK Harder 3912 KB Vollesen K
Collections at falls on sites inundated with falling water and upstreamLivingstone District; Mosi-Oa-Tunia National Park, World Heritage Site. 1060Zambia1725D4S810

Occasional; in both wet and dry sites; scrambling; young herbaceous stems red; inflorescence bracts spiny and light green.

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81536Crabbea velutina15 Mar 1997DK Harder
DK Harder 4057 KB Vollesen K
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

Early woody; spreading on ground; woody stems brown to black; bracts light green with purple; in bud only; corolla white (?).

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81537Crabbea velutina26 Feb 1997B Luwiika
B Luwiika 509 KB Vollesen B Luwiika K
Sinazongwe District; Collecting near Siazwela village, Chief Sinazongwe, 4.1 km from Maamba/Sinazongwe Road turning East at the Sinazeze Shopping Center. 0Zambia1727A2S640

Shrub, 15 cm. Stems light green, tinted brown towards base, with white hairs; leaves dark green above, light underneath; inflorescence bracts light green.

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81538Crabbea velutina22 Feb 1997HH Schmidt
HH Schmidt 2361 KB Vollesen K
In Terminalia-Commiphora woodland disturbed by grazing. In lithosol-cambisol soils. Kalomo District; 15 km east of the Lusaka-Livingstone Road, on the road to Mukumi Village. 0ZambiaS1050

Herb, 40 cm, erect from woody base. Leaves with prominent midvein below. Plant rough, hairy. Flowering bracts with bristles. Flower buds cream-yellow. Among rocks.

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21298Crossandra mucronata10 Oct 1951BR Thompson
BR Thompson 91/51 KB Vollesen SRGH
Mtilikwe River, at base of kopje, Ndanga0Zimbabwe2031A1S980

Small flowering shrub

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80477Crotalaria alexandri10 Apr 2012L Merrett
L Merrett LM_716 KB Vollesen K
Cleared woodland: Herb layer: Pentanisia sykesii, Centaurea praecox, Combretum sericeum, Adenodolichos punctatus, Cryptosepalum maraviense, Droogmansia pteropsus, Vigna antunesii (nuda), Hibiscus rhodanthus, Tricliceras longipedunculatum, Gladiolus melleri, Triumfetta welwitchii, Trichodesma physaloides, Thunbergia lathyroides, Aneilema nicholsonii, Cynoglossum geometricum, Disa walleri, Habenaria sp., Ectadiopsis sp. Sandy loam soil. Mutinondo Widerness Area, Mayense Main Camp: Airstrip 1160Zambia1231A4N1430

Herb +-12cm tall, single stem, leaf covered; leaves: trifoliate, grey-green, hair covered, thick stalk +- length of leaflets; leaflets: compact, thick, stalkless, +-1cm long, +-7times width, widest near tip, curving to pointed tip and narrow base. Flowers growing from axils and top of plant, outside bud and petals orange covered with with white hairs, standard pale yellow with red-orange marks near base, keel yellow tip upwards.
Occasionally seen

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80478Crotalaria alexandri22 Mar 2013L Merrett
L Merrett LM_1309 KB Vollesen K
"On granite outcrop. Tree level: Brachystegia spiciformis, Pterocarpus angolensis, Ficus ingens , Ozoroa insignis subsp. reticulate, Cussonia arborea, Lannea discolour, Ochna puberula, Rothmania manganjae, Vangueria infausta, Vangueriopsis lanciflora, Zanha Africana, Shrub and climber level: Strychnos inocua , Vernonia bellinghamii, Heteromorpha aborescens, Pavetta schumanniana , Adenia gummifera , Xerophyta equisetoides, Lippea woodii, Vitex madiensis, V. mombassae,Herb level: Achyranthes aspera, Lefebvrea sp., Anisopappus africanus, Cyphia mazoensis, Ipomoea pileata, Kalanchoe lanceolata, Tephrosia lepida subsp. lepida, Pycnostachys stuhlmanii, Nervilia adolfi, Pentas nobilis , Basananthe baumii, Psychotria spithamea. " Mutinondo Widerness Area, Mayense Main Camp: Near bar on lodge rock 1160Zambia1231A4N1461

Dwarf annual herb, haircovered, leaves trifoliate, leaflet margins curved up forming miniature toboggan runs. Flowers pale yellow, red marks at base of standard.
Locally common

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80486Crotalaria anthyllopsis28 Mar 2013L Merrett
L Merrett LM1374 KB Vollesen K
Base of granite outcrop. Brachystegia spiciformis, Vangueriopsis lanciflora, Strychnos spinosa, Vitex mombassae, V. madiensis, Indigofera rhynochocarpa, Xerophyta equisetoides, Pavetta schumanniana, Anisopappus africanus, Felicia welwitschii. Mutinondo Widerness Area, Mayense Main Camp: lodge rock near upper store rooms 1160Zambia1231A4N1453

Clumps of hair covered plants creeping along ground. Flowers in clusters of hair covered dark burgundy-brown calyces, pale yellow with burgundy stripes.
Only noticed at this site

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84719Crotalaria lachnocarpoides21 Apr 2013L Merrett
L Merrett LM1534 KB Vollesen K
Gallery Forest. Tree level: Garcinia smeathmannii, Englerophyton magalismontanum, Trichocladus ellipticus, Brachystegia spiciformis, Uapaca sansibarica. Herb level in opening: Lamiaceae sp., Haumaniastrum sp., Dicliptera pumila, Justicia sp. Sandy loam soil. Mutinondo Widerness Area, Mayense Main Camp: Near Middle Big Cipundu crossing. 1160Zambia1231A4N1427

Scrambling bush covered with soft light coloured hairs, flowers pale yellow, dark burgundy near base of standard and keel.
First record at MWA

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81814Cyphostemma rhodesiae30 Sep 1972AK Strid
AK Strid 2239 KB Vollesen K
Waste-ground, small maize fields, and remnants of miombo woodland.Lusaka District; Univ. of Zambia Campus, Handsworth Court residential area, 1300 m.0ZambiaC1300

Stout herb, c 1 m high. Flowers greenish yellow.

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81850Dicliptera melleri31 Oct 1993DK Harder
DK Harder 1843 KB Vollesen K
Collections along road and stream in degraded and interplanted woodland.Lusaka: Yielding Tree Farm, ca. 12 km W of Lusaka on Mungwi Road Farmlands N of road. 0Zambia1528A3C1200

Frequent suffrutex from somewhat fleshy rootstock; prostrate calyx light green, margin with white bristly hairs; upper corolla light green-white with light purple streaks; anthers light purple.

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81851Dicliptera pumila24 Aug 1992MG Bingham
MG Bingham 8514 KB Vollesen K
Mumbwa District; Chief Mulendema's. 0ZambiaS1100

Mauve flowers.

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82043Duosperma crenatum26 Feb 1997B Luwiika
B Luwiika 502 KB Vollesen B Luwiika K
Sinazongwe District; Collecting near Siazwela village, Chief Sinazongwe, 4.1 km from Maamba/Sinazongwe Road turning East at the Sinazeze Shopping Center. 0Zambia1727A2S640

Shrub, 50 cm. Stems woody, light green with brown tint; leaves light green; flowers white to creamy.

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82044Duosperma crenatum17 Mar 1997B Luwiika
B Luwiika 629 KB Vollesen B Luwiika K
Local ForestGwembe-Munyumbwe District; Collecting in Munyumbwe Local Forest No. 187, 4.9 km from the junction of the Gwembe-Chipepo Road. 0Zambia1627D2S570

Suffrutex to 30 cm. Stems light green to creamy; leaves light green above, grey/green underneath; flowers white to creamy.

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82045Duosperma crenatum18 Feb 1997HH Schmidt
HH Schmidt 2332 KB Vollesen K
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

Herb; 50 cm from woody base. Stems peeling. Calyx pale green to white. Corolla green-white, lower lip with magenta spot. Anthers dirty cream. Flowers sweetly fragrant. DNA sample.

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82046Duosperma crenatum19 Feb 1997NB Zimba
NB Zimba 873 KB Vollesen K
In undifferentiated mopane woodlandLivingstone District; Chief Mukuni. 2.2 km eastward along road to Songwe village, from road junction with Victoria Falls Road. 0Zambia1725D4S960

Shrub to 30 cm. Stems light brown. Leaves green, rough to touch. Flowers with cream to light yellow labellum, with brown tints.

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82048Dyschoriste albiflora13 May 1994DK Harder
DK Harder 3099 KB Vollesen K
Collections in riverine miombo forest and in surrounding miombo woodlands on sandy soils on Mwaleshi River.Mpika District; Mano Camp just outside and N of North Luangwa N.P. 910Zambia1132C1N1110

Occasional shrub in grassland to 1.5 m; stems tinged in purple; calyx lobes edged in purple, capsules also purple.

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82049Dyschoriste albiflora3 Mar 1997B Luwiika
B Luwiika 580 KB Vollesen B Luwiika K
Along the Maamba/Sinazongwe RoadChoma District; Collecting along the Maamba/Sinazongwe Road, 11.4 km from the Choma-Lusaka Road. 0Zambia1627C4S1200

Shrub to 1 m. Stems light green with brown hairs; leaves light green; flowers light yellow. Common.

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82050Dyschoriste albiflora25 May 1994CN Nkhoma
CN Nkhoma 293 KB Vollesen K
Hilly area along Lualizi stream. Miombo woodland. Isoka District; Turnoff on the Isoka-Nakonde Road, ca. 18.9 km towards Muyombe. 0Zambia1032B3N930

Shrub ca. 1 m tall, occasional along the stream. Bracts light green; petals white and long fading to brown; fruit small, oval-shaped, covered with bracts.

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82052Dyschoriste hildebrandtii3 Mar 1997B Luwiika
B Luwiika 578 KB Vollesen B Luwiika K
Along the Maamba/Sinazongwe RoadChoma District; Collecting along the Maamba/Sinazongwe Road, 11.4 km from the Choma-Lusaka Road. 0Zambia1627C4S1200

Shrub to 1 m. Common in wet areas. Stems light brown to dark brown; leaves light green with brown tint; flowers light yellow to golden brown, changing to glowing light green at evening time.

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82053Dyschoriste hildebrandtii22 Feb 1997HH Schmidt
HH Schmidt 2359 KB Vollesen K
In Terminalia-Commiphora woodland disturbed by grazing. In lithosol-cambisol soils. Kalomo District; 15 km east of the Lusaka-Livingstone Road, on the road to Mukumi Village. 0ZambiaS1050

Shrub; 50 cm, erect. Wood brittle. Stems grey, peeling. Leaves pale below. Calyx light green, corolla cream tinged with purple. Anthers dirty yellow. In shaded area.

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82054Dyschoriste hildebrandtii23 Feb 1997NB Zimba
NB Zimba 935 KB Vollesen K
Livingstone District; along Livingstone-Lusaka Road, 18.9 km from the main water tank in Livingstone-Boma along Livingstone-Lusaka Road. 0Zambia1723C1S1020

Shrub to 0.5 m, occasional amongst grasses in woodland. Stems brown. Leaves green with brown tints. Flowers light yellow. Corolla tube appearing brown-yellow. Calyx yellowish green.

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35069Dyschoriste trichocalyx subsp. verticillaris13 May 2011BT Wursten
S Dondeyne
KB Vollesen Rocky Brachystegia woodland with riverine influencesNear Nhamadzi River, lower Chimanimani Mts, Mozambique1680Mozambique1933C1MS750

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82102Elytraria acaulis2 Mar 1997DK Harder
DK Harder 3949 KB Vollesen K
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

Rosette-forming; inflorescence bracts only; roots fleshy; white; inflorescence light, dull green.

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73970Holarrhena pubescens6 Nov 2015A Banze
A Banze 321 KB Vollesen I Darbyshire K
LMA
Open woodland at the slop hills, with brownish soils.Chimanimani, foothills Mahate forest.440Mozambique1933C1MS591

Small shrub about 2 m tall, with white flowers with good smell.

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65841Hygrophila abyssinica4 Jul 1997J Timberlake
MG Bingham
J Timberlake MG Bingham 11483 KB Vollesen K
J
MRSC
Recently flooded area Mongu District, Bulozi Plain, Mota River. 0Zambia1522B4B1000

Mat forming herb, not aromatic, flower purple.

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65858Hygrophila abyssinica6 Sep 2012MG Bingham
MG Bingham 14227 KB Vollesen K
Herb rooted between rocks in stream bed. Chongwe District, Rufunsa Game Ranch, Mwambashi river bank. 0Zambia1529A4C950

Herb rooted between rocks in stream bed.

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82534Hygrophila abyssinica17 May 1994DK Harder
DK Harder 3189 KB Vollesen K
Collection along river, among rocks, in mushitu and in miombo woodland. Chinsali District; Chipomo Falls National Monument, along Chimanabuwi River. 0Zambia1132C2N1310

Occasional among rocks, in crevices in full sun; outer corolla tube yellow-orange, lobes purple, throat yellow.

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65862Hygrophila cataractae24 Sep 2008MG Bingham
MG Bingham 13554 KB Vollesen K
Sticky aromatic herbin rocks Mporokoso District, Kalungwishi River, Lumangwe Falls. 1220Zambia0929C2N1200

Perennial herb rooted in cracks in pavement above falls.

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82535Hygrophila cataractae21 Sep 1987IF La Croix
IF La Croix 4807 KB Vollesen K
0Zambia1100

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65863Hygrophila didynama6 Sep 2012MG Bingham
MG Bingham 14228 KB Vollesen K
On damp streambank. Chongwe District, Rufunsa Game Ranch, Mwambashi river bank. 0Zambia1529A4C950

Corolla pale mauve and brown.

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108321Hypoestes forskaolii subsp. forskaolii10 Jun 2012P Bester
P Bester 11131 KB Vollesen PRE
BNRH
EOWBL
Gorongosa National Park, 4 km NNW of Conduè and 38 km SSW of Inhaminga.0Mozambique1834D2MS306

Herb 0.3 m tall; flowers white with purple markings. Growing in closed woodland in light shade on a plain. In well-drained loam. Occasional.

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82658Isoglossa eylesii12 Feb 1995NB Zimba
NB Zimba 526 KB Vollesen K
In miombo woodlandSolwezi District; 18.2 km along St. Francis Road past Chief Kapizimpanga Village (Palace). 0Zambia1226D1W0

Small subshrub to 0.5 m; in miombo woodland; leaves hairy and rough; flowers white appearing pinkish at base; inflorescence very hairy.

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82667Jasminum streptopus6 Mar 1996DK Harder
DK Harder 3651 KB Vollesen K
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

Herb; in shady understory; young fruit green, shiny.

-16.69666725.2333335
82681Justicia elegantula18 Mar 1996DK Harder
DK Harder 3744 KB Vollesen K
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

Trailing; near termite mound; rooting at nodes; corolla bright purple-red; streaked purple/white in throat.

-15.42611123.4872225
82682Justicia exigua17 Mar 1997B Luwiika
B Luwiika 661 KB Vollesen B Luwiika K
Local ForestGwembe-Munyumbwe District; Collecting in Bbondo Local Forest, 27.4 km from the Gwembe-Chipepo Road. 0Zambia1627D2S680

Herb, spreading on the ground; leaves dark green above, light underneath; flowers white.

-16.58333327.9666675
82683Justicia kirkiana20 Feb 1997DK Harder
DK Harder 3880 KB Vollesen K
Degraded Baikiaea forest.Livingstone District; ca. 34.8 km W of intersection of Lusaka Road and Livingstone-Sesheke Roads in Livingstone then ca. 1 km S on road to Mandia School, road through Katombora L.F. #30; in degraded Baikiaea forest. 0Zambia1725C4S840

Widespread and frequent, annual; calyx green with stiff white hairs; corolla "landing platform" yellow, with darker green longitudinal streaks; in throat longitudinal stripes are red-purple.

-17.78361125.3886115
82684Justicia kirkiana22 Feb 1997HH Schmidt
HH Schmidt 2360 KB Vollesen K
In Terminalia-Commiphora woodland disturbed by grazing. In lithosol-cambisol soils. Kalomo District; 15 km east of the Lusaka-Livingstone Road, on the road to Mukumi Village. 0ZambiaS1050

Herb; 30 cm, erect. Leaves paler below. Flowering bracts hirsute with stiff white hairs. Calyx light green, corolla pale yellow with blue-green veins on lower lip and purple veins on upper lip. Anthers green to cream-yellow, tailed. Common in grassy areas.

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82685Justicia kirkiana1 Mar 1997NB Zimba
NB Zimba 1007 KB Vollesen K
Karoo sandy stone soils. Combretum-Terminalia bushy groups. Sinazongwe District; Chete Island National Park.1990Zambia1727B3S510

Common, to 1 m amongst grasses. Leaves green, with white hairs on the under surface. Flowers light yellow. Bracts green.

-17.31666727.5500004
108325Justicia monechmoides10 Jun 2012P Bester
P Bester 11130 KB Vollesen BNRH
Gorongosa National Park, 4 km NNW from Condué and 38 km SSW from Inhaminga, W of ranger's post.0Mozambique1834D2MS306

Herb 0.32 m tall with purple flowers Occasional.-x000D- Habitat: Closed Brachystegia woodland on a plain. In well-drained loam, in light shade. No biotic effect seen.

-18.69350034.8256116
82686Justicia nyassana26 May 1994DK Harder
DK Harder 3209 KB Vollesen K
Collections along Kabundi stream in Fungwe National Forest # 429 and in woodland. Isoka District; ca. 87 km E/SE of intersection of Mpika-Nakonde Highway (Great North Road) on road to (RD72) Muyombe connecting to Muyombe (M14), collections along Kabundi stream in Fungwe National Forest # 429 and in woodland. 0Zambia1033A3N1020

Occasional on banks of river; annual, corolla tube white, lower lip light purple with darker purple splotches at throat, upper lip light purple.

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82687Justicia phyllostachys21 Nov 1993DK Harder
DK Harder 2058 KB Vollesen K
Collections in grasslands along stream. Rocky soils, quartz sand and basalt outcrops. Kanona District; Kundalila Falls Picnic Area ca. 13 km S of Serenje-Mpika Hwy. at Kanona. 1210Zambia1330B1C1570

Herb in tall grasses; internodes red; calyx green; outer corolla surface green; "landing platform" purple with white stripes; upper petals purple with green and white stripes; anthers yellow.

-13.15444430.7194445
82688Justicia phyllostachys24 May 1994CN Nkhoma
CN Nkhoma 261 KB Vollesen K
Riverine forest around small stream surrounded by miombo woodland.Isoka District; Ca. 91.6 km from Isoka-Nakonde Road turnoff to Muyombe. 0Zambia1033A3N1200

Occasional 1 m plant with grooved stem. White flowers with pink splash. Cream-colored stamens and pistil.

-10.35750033.1986115
82689Justicia phyllostachys25 May 1994CN Nkhoma
CN Nkhoma 325 KB Vollesen K
Stream and riverine forest dominated by bamboo, surrounded by hilly miombo woodland. Isoka District; 86.5 km from the Isoka-Nakonde Road turnoff to Muyombe. 0Zambia1033A3N1020

Herb ca. 1 m tall, common along the roadside. Inflorescence bright pink; stem green.

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82691Justicia striata16 Mar 1996B Luwiika
B Luwiika 300 KB Vollesen B Luwiika K
In Hymenocardia chipia thickets. Mongu District; Off the Mongu-Kaoma road in Ituku Plain in Hymenocardia chipia thickets. 0Zambia1424C4B1140

Shrub; approx. 20 cm tall; stems soft, light green; leaves smooth, dark green on top, light green underneath; flower petals bright purple inside, pink outside forming a corolla tube; calyx green.

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82692Justicia striata14 May 1994HH Schmidt
HH Schmidt 1356 KB Vollesen K
Fine sand to rocky soils, primarily granite, feldspar and mica.Mpika District; North Luangwa National Park; Elephants Playground; ca. 14.0 km SE of Mano Camp. 910Zambia1132D2N880

Herb; 60 cm, erect. Stems prominently ribbed. Calyx green. Corolla white with magenta stripes on lower lip at base of throat. Anthers cream. Common.

-11.67355632.7666675
82869Megalochlamys hamata22 Feb 1997HH Schmidt
HH Schmidt 2352 KB Vollesen K
Along the escarpment and into the gorge, exiting to the Zambezi River. In Mopane-Terminalia woodland with cambisol-luvisol soil. Kalomo District; 27 km east of the Lusaka-Livingstone Road. On the road to Mukumi Village. 0ZambiaS870

Herb; 1.0 m, spreading to erect. Leaves paler below. Bracts pale green with white, stiff hairs on margin. Bracts closely ascending. Corolla sky blue lobes, white throat. Anthers dirty yellow. Fruit single 'pod'.

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82870Megalochlamys hamata1 Mar 1997NB Zimba
NB Zimba 994 KB Vollesen K
Combretum bushy groups. Karoo sandy soils. Sinazongwe District; Chete Island National Park. 1990Zambia1727B3S600

Shrub to 0.3 m, rare among bushy groups. Stems grey-green. Leaves light green. Flowers blue. Bracts green. Anthers yellow.

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82872Melasma calycinum9 Dec 1993DK Harder
DK Harder 2232 KB Vollesen K
At bridge over Katutwa River, in dambo on both sides of the road. Deep black soils. Mporokoso District; along Mporokoso-Kasama Road, 33.5 km ESE of intersection of Mporokoso-Nsama-Kasama Roads N of Mporokoso. 0Zambia0930A4N1470

Occasional in more recently burned area; slightly woody root bright orange; calyx light green with purple veining; petals very light pink with dark purple-red tinge on lobes; anthers light yellow-pink.

-9.43333330.4185565
29118Mellera nyassana28 Aug 1975S Worsley
S Worsley sn KB Vollesen SRGH
Brachystegia boehmii and B. glaucescens woodland on sandy soilNear Umfuli R., North of Chakari0Zimbabwe1729D4 N0

One metre shrub with mauve flowers. Strong aromatic scent like Vicks. Mis-det. as Strobilanthopsis linifolia.

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82898Merremia palmata17 Feb 1995B Luwiika
B Luwiika 60 KB Vollesen B Luwiika K
Collecting from rock outcrop in Jirundu plains/swampSolwezi District; Jirundu National Forestry Reserve (Botanical Reserve). 95 km E of Solwezi/Mwinilunga Road, near the Kambizhi Primary School.0Zambia1125C4W1470

Runner, stems light green; to ca. 50 cm; leaves thin, long, green; flowers yellow, petals tubular.

-11.91250025.4861115
108328Phaulopsis imbricata subsp. imbricata15 Jun 2012P Bester
P Bester 11189 KB Vollesen BNRH
Chimanimani Mountains, ± 68 km WSW of Chimoio.0Mozambique1932B4MS1278

Herb 0.44 m tall. Flowers white. Rare.-x000D- Habitat: Grassland on a NE-facing mountain slope. In well-drained sand, in full sun. Biotic effect: roadside.

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80487Rhynchosia monophylla21 Apr 2013L Merrett
L Merrett LM1520 KB Vollesen K
On granite rock. Tree level: Combretum psidioides, Ficus ingens, Erythrina abyssinica, Parinari curatellifolia Shrub level: Vitaceae, Xerophytum equisetoides. Herb level: Coleochloa setifera, Myrothamnus flabillifolia, Lannea edulis, Euphorbia debilispina, Gladiolus sp.. Mutinondo Widerness Area, Mayense Main Camp: On Caterpillar rock 1160Zambia1231A4N1580

Herb, lax stems >1m long, single leaflets along Herb, ground cover; flowers: standard pale yellow with dark red lines, wings red fading to yellow base; fruit: length twice width, flattened, beaked, purplish looped veins.
First record for MWA

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83505Ruspolia seticalyx11 Mar 1997HH Schmidt
HH Schmidt 2497 KB Vollesen K
In miombo woodland and adjacent riverine community. Disturbed by human habitation. Kalomo District; Travelling northwest on the Kalomo Road (D 714), toward the southern entrance to Kafue National Park. Ca. 65 km from Kalomo. 1000ZambiaS1080

Herb; 70 cm, erect from woody base. Leaves pale below. Calyx green. Corolla dull pink-orange with dark red spot on lower lobe. Anthers dark purple. In grassy areas, shaded, under trees.

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108331Ruspolia seticalyx9 Jun 2012JE Burrows
SM Burrows
JE Burrows 12726 KB Vollesen K
BNRH
Western edge of the Cheringoma Plateau, Inhaminga area, Mazamba River Gorge.0Mozambique1834D2MS200

Occasional soft shrub to 1.5 m tall, flowers pink-red, in gulley in gallery forest in deep limestone gorge.

-18.56088334.8733506
83698Spermacoce dibrachiata6 May 1994HH Schmidt
HH Schmidt 1290 KB Vollesen K
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; 1.0 m, erect. Stems red to green, rough pubescent. Leaves pale green above, whitish-green below, rough hairy. Involucre green, tinged with red. Flowers purple, anthers white. Common.

-13.26361130.2827785
83699Spermacoce dibrachiata27 May 1994HH Schmidt
HH Schmidt 1467 KB Vollesen K
In open grasslands, dambos, and adjacent cultivated fields. Oxosolic soils, derived from basalt and volcanic rock. Isoka District; 36.8 km SE of Tunduma on the Tunduma-Chitipa (Malawi) road (M14). At the southern edge of the Mpande Hills. 0Zambia0932D2N1400

Herb; 60 cm, erect. Stems purple-red, hairy. Calyx green. Corolla blue-purple, some white morphs present. Anthers white. Very common. Locally used to treat pneumonia.

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83774Striga asiatica25 Feb 1996DK Harder
DK Harder 3534 KB Vollesen K
Open woodland near habitations, deep miombo soils with some limestone outcrops. Lusaka District; Lusaka East; Kanyanja; Senyame Farm; Kafue Powerline Road; ca. 5 km S then ca. 3.5 km W to open woodland near habitations, deep miombo soils with some limestone outcrops. 0Zambia1528C2C1350

Occasional; herb; among grasses; calyx light green; corolla light yellow-orange outside, bright red inside on lobes, lighter in throat.

-15.56472228.4886115
83793Strobilanthopsis linifolia17 May 1994DK Harder
DK Harder 3152 KB Vollesen K
Collection along river, among rocks, in mushitu and in miombo woodland. Chinsali District; Chipomo Falls National Monument, along Chimanabuwi River. 0Zambia1132C2N1310

Frequent; woody shrub to 0.5 m among rocks; flaky light brown bark; calyx light green; tube of corolla pink and brown outside; pink-purple on lobes; anthers yellow.

-11.74944432.4722225
83794Strobilanthopsis linifolia22 May 1994HH Schmidt
HH Schmidt 1425 KB Vollesen K
In disturbed, rocky woodland, edges of cultivated fields. At base of Mututa Ridge. Chinsali District; Ca. 54.0 km NW of junction with Isoka-Mpika road (T2) and road to Mbesuma Ranch. 5.6 km NE of junction with Mbesuma Ranch road on road to Chilunda Primary School, ca. 0.5 km SW of Tomo village. 0Zambia0932C4N1250

Herb; 60 cm, erect. Stems tan-grey. Corolla purple with yellow throat and whitish veins. Anthers yellow. Plant with fetid odor. Common on rocky outcrops.

-9.87638932.2913895
83970Thunbergia alata15 May 1994CN Nkhoma
CN Nkhoma 224 KB Vollesen K
Mpika District; North Lwangwa National Park. 8 km from Mwaleshi River on road to Mahula Puku Camp.910Zambia1132D1N940

Small rare vine twining along grass. Violet corolla tube ending in yellow.

-11.63722232.6861115
83971Thunbergia crispa9 Mar 1997DK Harder
DK Harder 3963 KB Vollesen K
Collections in roadside, degraded miombo on micaceous soils.Choma District; ca. 38.2 km N on M11 of intersection Choma-Namwala Road and Choma-Lusaka Roads, ca. 5.6 km S of Ngonga stream. 0Zambia1626B4S1200

Occasional; small shrub; to 0.5 m; in fruit only, softly woody; capsule dull green.

-16.49111126.9394445
83972Thunbergia huillensis23 Feb 1995B Luwiika
B Luwiika 82 KB Vollesen B Luwiika K
Protected Forest AreaMwinilunga District; Nkunyi Protected Forest Area; 9.04 km from Lwawu-Mwinilunga Junction. On Kabompo-Mwinilunga Road (D286). 0Zambia1124C4W1410

Runner; to ca. 60 cm long; leaves opposite, rough and dark green adaxially, light green abaxially; flowers yellow, tubular; rare; in woodland.

-11.87777824.3655565
83973Thunbergia huillensis1 Mar 1995MM Nawa
MM Nawa 152 KB Vollesen K
Collections in riverine forest along stream and in adjacent woodland. Mwinilunga District; Lisombo Botanical Reserve along the Lisombo stream ca. 26 km from Ikelenge in Kafweko area; west of Ikelenge. 0Zambia1124B3W1230

Occasional; in woodland; on the ground; flower yellow, scented; scanty white hairs on the green stem.

-11.27111124.6388895
83982Thunbergia petersiana1 Dec 1993CN Nkhoma
CN Nkhoma 67 KB Vollesen K
Miombo woodland in hilly topography. Mbala District; 24 km west of Mbala along Mbala-Mpulungu Road to Power Station Road (D549). By stream 3 km along road D549. 0Zambia0831C3 N1320

Small locally common plant ca. 45 cm tall. Light green calyx with prominent veins. Corolla yellow at base turning violet.

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27906Thunbergia schimbensis3 Jan 1970S Mavi
S Mavi 1304 KB Vollesen BR
On wet vleiMarange T.T.L.0Zimbabwe1932A4E0

Ruellia. Herb with white flowers.

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27910Thunbergia schimbensis13 Dec 2007BT Wursten
KB Vollesen I Darbyshire Catapu, Mozambique820Mozambique1835A1MS100

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