Records determined by Nigel Robson

Determinations: 16

The following is a list of the records determined by Nigel Robson 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
82079Ekebergia capensis9 Oct 1947JPM Brenan
JPM Brenan 8079 NKB Robson On rocky slope by shore of L. BangweuluFort Rosebery District; on rocky slope by shore of L. Bangweolo in the Rest House Garden by Samfya Mission1120Zambia1129B3W0

77280Hippocratea indica14 Aug 1951JA Whellan
JA Whellan 514 NKB Robson SRGH
In mopane woodlandSebungwe,Zhanwa.0Zimbabwe1728B2N800

Climber up to 20 ft, closely appressed to trunks of Colophospermum mopane.

77292Hippocratea indicaNo dateRM Davies
RM Davies s.n.(32074) NKB Robson SRGH
Near River bank.Shangani River, Shangani District.0Zimbabwe1827C2W920

5 petals; 3 stamens

77295Hippocratea indica14 Oct 1951BR Thompson
BR Thompson 114/51 NKB Robson SRGH
In riverbedChiredzi River, Ndanga District.0Zimbabwe2031A2S870

Small tree.

77301Hippocratea indica13 Jan 1959DJB Killick
OA Leistner
DJB Killick OA Leistner 3345 NKB Robson SRGH
In dense bushMpilila Island, Eastern Caprivi2080Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1725C3930

Woody scrambler; rare.

77304Hippocratea indica21 Jul 1950NC Chase
NC Chase 2231 NKB Robson SRGH
On stony ridge.c. 1/2 mile from Zambezi River, Msusa, Baroda District (this location no longer exists and has been submerged in Lake Cahora Bassa since 1975).0Mozambique1531D1T317

Rambling shrub up to 8'. Leaves opposite, simple. Fruit a capsule; seeds winged.

77305Hippocratea indica7 Apr 1961A Balsinhas
L Marrime
A Balsinhas L Marrime 356 NKB Robson SRGH
Distrito de Mozambique, Napula: Campo experimental do CICA0Mozambique1539A2Z0

Trepadeira vivaz (Perennial climber). Flores amarelas (yellow flowers).

122753Ochna arenaria20 Sep 1945H Wild
H Wild 58 NKB Robson SRGH
Mount Pleasant, Harare.10Zimbabwe1731C3C0

Prostrate woody shrub. Pink flowers. [Collected by F. C. Greatrex; collector number is Hiram Wild's].

112316Ochna leptoclada17 Dec 1926F Eyles
F Eyles 4577 NKB Robson SRGH
Salisbury, Hillside No. 4510Zimbabwe1731C3C1463

Shrublet; calyx accrescent, crimson; fruit green, then black

73851Pterocelastrus echinatus1 Nov 1951NC Chase
NC Chase 3619 NKB Robson SRGH
In erosion gully on clay soilsNyamuziwa Falls, Nyanga National Park54,1550Zimbabwe1832B4E1940

Shrub or small tree; flowers insignificant.

73852Pterocelastrus echinatus13 Oct 1950KE Bennett (née Sturgeon)
KE Bennett (née Sturgeon) 30436 NKB Robson SRGH
At base of kopje amongst rocksThe Corner, Chimanimani Mts650Zimbabwe1932D2E1249

Shrub c. 5' high in green fruit.

73853Pterocelastrus echinatus8 May 1958NC Chase
NC Chase 6901 NKB Robson SRGH
Growing against large bouldersOn path to source Bundi River, "Stonehenge", Chimanimani National Park.330Zimbabwe1933C3E1828

10 ft tree; leaves dark green. In fruit, a small yellowish, spined berry.

73854Pterocelastrus echinatus1 Feb 1957JB Phipps
JB Phipps 369 NKB Robson SRGH
In damp gully with stream among Themeda veld.Upper Bundi plain, Chimanimani National Park330Zimbabwe1933C3E1615

Shrub; flowers cream.

73855Pterocelastrus echinatus8 Aug 1947I Farquhar
I Farquhar 25/47 NKB Robson SRGH
Banti Forest Reserve.0Zimbabwe1932B4E1620

Tree to 25', D.B.H. 5". Bark dark grey; yellowish hard wood; branching angular.

73857Pterocelastrus echinatus31 Jul 1955NC Chase
NC Chase 5697 NKB Robson SRGH
On boulderSlopes of Mt Nhuri, Mtasa South Reserve0Zimbabwe1832D3E1606

1 ft shrub on boulder; appears stunted; leaves glossy; flowers pale yellow, insignificant.

73864Pterocelastrus echinatus6 Feb 1958AV Hall
AV Hall 382 NKB Robson SRGH
In riverineNear Martin's Falls, Chimanimani Mts1680Mozambique1933C3MS1525

Bush to 2 m. Flowers pale cream.


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 Nigel Robson ., retrieved 25 February 2024

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