Records determined by Benny Luwiika

Determinations: 21

The following is a list of the records determined by Benny Luwiika 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
81035Artabotrys monteiroae1 Mar 1995MM Nawa
MM Nawa 162 B Luwiika NB Zimba 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. 0Zambia1124B3 W1230

Shrub; to 2 m; not widespread; in woodland; stem green with small brown hairs; flowers yellow with small brown hairs.

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81495Commiphora angolensis19 Mar 1996B Luwiika
B Luwiika 332 B Luwiika B Luwiika Senanga District; On the road to Kalabo in Mutemwa forest 3.6 km N from the Kalonga Ferry. 0ZambiaB1050

Approx. 4 m tall; stems greyish black; leaves smooth, dark grey; fruits dark green; latex sticky.

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89314Cyperus compressus14 Feb 1999MG Bingham
B Luwiika
MG Bingham B Luwiika 11877 MG Bingham B Luwiika Plain edge grassland and cultivation. Mongu District, Ndau. 0Zambia1522B4B1000

Weed in maize garden.

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82485Heteropogon melanocarpus20 Mar 1996B Luwiika
B Luwiika 356 B Luwiika B Luwiika Kalabo District; In the Lukona local forest; 3.3 km W from Lukona Basic School. 0Zambia1522B4B1140

Appox. 2.5 m tall; in open sand; stems light green with a brown tint and a removable powder; leaves light green; has sweet smell; inflorescence golden brown.

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82538Hylebates cordatus20 Mar 1996B Luwiika
B Luwiika 355 B Luwiika B Luwiika Kalabo District; In the Lukona local forest; 3.3 km W from Lukona Basic School. 0Zambia1522B4B1140

Approx. 40 cm tall; stems light green; leaves smooth, light green; inflorescence yellowish green.

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82661Jacquemontia tamnifolia20 Mar 1996B Luwiika
B Luwiika 338 B Luwiika B Luwiika Kalabo District; Around Lukona Basic School. 0Zambia1522B4B900

Climber; approx. 1 m long; stems light green with a brown tint; leaves light green; flower petals purplish blue.

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82709Kirkia acuminata17 Mar 1997B Luwiika
B Luwiika 654 B Luwiika B Luwiika Local ForestGwembe-Munyumbwe District; Collecting in Munyumbwe Local Forest No. 187, 4.9 km from the junction of the Gwembe-Chipepo Road. 0Zambia1627D2S570

Tree to 10 m x 30 cm DBH. Grey-black bark; leaves light green to yellowish-green; fruits shiny green.

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82734Lantana camara21 Feb 1997B Luwiika
B Luwiika 447 B Luwiika B Luwiika Boiling Pots, rain forestLivingstone District; Victoria Falls, Boiling Pots, rain forest. 1200Zambia1725D4S860

Scrambling shrubs 1-2 m; stems green with short prickly spines; leaves dark green with short hairs on both sides; flowers yellow to bright orange forming a cluster.

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82780Leptocarydion vulpiastrum20 Mar 1996B Luwiika
B Luwiika 377 B Luwiika B Luwiika Kalabo District; In the Lukona local forest; 3.3 km W from Lukona Basic School. 0Zambia1522B4B1140

Approx. 40 cm tall; stems light green with reddish brown tint; leaves dark green; inflorescence light purple to green.

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82932Momordica kirkii20 Mar 1996B Luwiika
B Luwiika 407 B Luwiika B Luwiika Kalabo District; In the Lukona local forest; 3.3 km W from Lukona Basic School. 0Zambia1522B4B1140

Runner; approx. 1.5 m long; stems light green with white hairs; leaves dark green on top, light green underneath; flower petals bright orange.

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83115Ozoroa nitida9 Mar 1995MM Nawa
MM Nawa 200 B Luwiika NB Zimba In degraded woodland on sand, collections along Manyinga River in flooded area. Kabompo District; Kambyenyuna forest along the Kabompo-Mwinilunga Road ca. 11 km from the Loloma Hospital road junction in Manyinga. 0Zambia1324A4B1140

Locally abundant; to 2 m; in woodland; stem brown, and hairy; leaves shiny on upper surface and hairy beneath; small fruits green, brown at the edges; borne in a cluster at the top.

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83168Paropsia brazzeana28 Feb 1995B Luwiika
B Luwiika 116 B Luwiika NB Zimba B Luwiika Mwinilunga District; Ikelenge; Kalene Hills (12.6 km from Ikelenge Mission). 0Zambia1124A1W1440

Tree; ca. 2.5 m; stems/bark brown with short light brown hairs; leaves dark green adaxially, light green, hairy abaxially; inflorescence bracts light green outside and yellow inside, petals yellow.

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83245Phoenix reclinata21 Feb 1997B Luwiika
B Luwiika 461 B Luwiika B Luwiika Boiling Pots, rain forestLivingstone District; Victoria Falls, Boiling Pots, rain forest. 1200Zambia1725D4S860

Palm tree ca. 12 m x 15 cm DBH. Bark/stems greyish-black; leaves dark green, completely glabrous; fruits green ripening to shiny yellow.

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83322Polygala albida subsp. albida9 Mar 1995MM Nawa
MM Nawa 180 B Luwiika NB Zimba In degraded woodland on sand, collections along Manyinga River in flooded area. Kabompo District; Kambyenyuna forest along the Kabompo-Mwinilunga Road ca. 11 km from the Loloma Hospital road junction in Manyinga. 0Zambia1324A4B1140

Occasional; in woodland; stem purple; flowers mainly white but sometimes pink to purple.

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83353Psorospermum febrifugum28 Feb 1995B Luwiika
B Luwiika 126 B Luwiika NB Zimba B Luwiika Mwinilunga District; Ikelenge; Kalene Hills (12.6 km from Ikelenge Mission). 0Zambia1124A1W1440

Tree; ca. 2.5 m tall; bark and stems greyish-black; leaves dark green adaxially, light green abaxially; fruits red.

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83402Pterocarpus angolensis10 Mar 1997DK Harder
B Luwiika
HH Schmidt
NB Zimba
DK Harder B Luwiika HH Schmidt NB Zimba 593 B Luwiika B Luwiika Collecting along the Sinazongwe/Choma RoadChoma District; Collecting along the Sinazongwe/Choma Road, 11.6 km from the junction. 0Zambia1627C4 S1200

Tree, 4 m x 15 cm DBH, copiced. Stems with light grey bark; leaves dark green above, grey-white underneath; fruits with light green wings with brown to khaki bristles in the center.

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83432Rhamnus prinoides18 Feb 1995MM Nawa
MM Nawa 61 B Luwiika NB Zimba Collections from rocky outcrops, Jirundu swamp, and Chana (plain)Solwezi District; Jirundu Botanical Reserve; ca. 110 km NW of Solwezi, then ca. 10 km off the Solwezi-Mwinilunga Road at Kambezi Primary School junction. 0Zambia1125D3W1440

Shrub; to 6 m; multi-branched; weak stems; leaves shiny on upper surface; fruits small, red.

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83671Setaria sphacelata20 Mar 1996B Luwiika
B Luwiika 346 B Luwiika B Luwiika Kalabo District; In the Lukona local forest; 3.3 km W from Lukona Basic School. 0Zambia1522B4B1140

Approx. 35 cm tall; leaves light green with white hairs; stem light green with white hairs; inflorescence golden yellow.

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83784Striga gesnerioides20 Mar 1996B Luwiika
B Luwiika 339 B Luwiika B Luwiika Kalabo District; Around Lukona Basic School. 0Zambia1522B4B900

Herb; approx. 20 cm tall; stems light green; leaves light green; flower petals pink.

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83829Syncolostemon bracteosus20 Mar 1996B Luwiika
B Luwiika 352 B Luwiika B Luwiika Kalabo District; In the Lukona local forest; 3.3 km W from Lukona Basic School. 0Zambia1522B4B1140

Herb; approx. 40 cm tall; stems light green with white hairs; leaves light green, smooth on top, hairy underneath; flowers dark green bracts with white hairs; anthers yellowish green.

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83855Tacca leontopetaloides26 Feb 1997B Luwiika
B Luwiika 521 B Luwiika B Luwiika Between rocksSinazongwe District; Collecting near Siazwela village, Chief Sinazongwe, 4.1 km from Maamba/Sinazongwe Road, turning East at the Sinazeze Shopping Center. 0Zambia1727A2S640

Herb, 1.20 m in between rocks, rare. Stems light green, semi solid; leaves dark green above, light underneath; fruits yellowish-green with a lot of seeds.

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Records determined by Benny Luwiika .
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/utilities/utility-display-determinations-by-person.php?person_id=522, retrieved 15 November 2019

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