Records determined by Alan Paton

Determinations: 51

The following is a list of the records determined by Alan Paton 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
80801Acrotome angustifolia5 Mar 1997HH Schmidt
HH Schmidt 2466 AJ Paton K
In Miombo-Terminalia woodland and adjacent dambo areas. Disturbed by cattle grazing and charcoal production. Vertisol soils. Namwala District; Ila National Forest. 11.0 km west of Namwala along motorable dirt track.0ZambiaS950

Herb; 70 cm, erect. Leaves with white gland dots on lower surface. Calyx cream to green. Corolla white, anthers orange-brown. Fruits four-seeded, brown-black.

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80845Aeollanthus neglectus28 Feb 1997HH Schmidt
HH Schmidt 2416 AJ Paton K
In sandy soils along beaches and shorelines. Sinazongwe District; Chete Island Game Park, on eastern edge of Lake Kariba. In much disturbed Combretum woodland, heavily grazed by elephants and game. 1990ZambiaS550

Herb, 60 cm, erect. Plant strongly aromatic. Leaves whitish below. Calyx pale green, corolla lilac.

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80847Aeollanthus rehmannii7 Mar 1995B Luwiika
B Luwiika 158 AJ Paton B Luwiika K
Kasempa District; Kasempa; Kamusongwe Hill directly adjacent to Kamusongwe Prison; ca. 2 km from city center. 0Zambia1325B4W1470

Herbaceous; ca. 40 cm tall; stems light green, with a maroon tint, with soft white hairs; leaves dark green adaxially, pale green abaxially; inflorescence petals pink with green bracts with a red tint.

-13.44111125.8333335
80849Aeollanthus subacaulis var. subacaulis29 Jan 1995DK Harder
DK Harder 2520 AJ Paton K
Collections from degraded and grazed miombo woodland with macrotermes mounds. Lusaka District; Jellis Farm; c. 1.5 km from main gate towards houses.1450Zambia1528A4C1380

Frequent and widespread; thick, succulent leaves from fleshy root; calyx light green; corolla all white except for purple spots inside on upright petal.

-15.49138928.4441675
80850Aeollanthus subacaulis var. subacaulis22 Feb 1995NB Zimba
NB Zimba 575 AJ Paton K
Mwinilunga District; Lwawu Mission c. 47 km W of Mwinilunga; 4.7 km W of Lwawu mission, along Lushimba River. 0Zambia1124C1W1280

Herb; in woodland; occasional leaves green; stem light green; from large tuber; tuber flesh blood red; flowers white.

-11.61666724.1666675
81407Clerodendrum buchneri14 May 1993MG Bingham
MG Bingham 9379 AJ Paton K
Termite mound. Kaoma, Luena River. 0Zambia1424D4B1150

Ruderal.

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82118Endostemon tereticaulis1 Mar 1997NB Zimba
NB Zimba 1016 AJ Paton K
Brown clay-sandy soils in mopane-Combretum woodland. Sinazongwe District; Kaneule Island on Lake Kariba. 1990Zambia1727B3S530

Herb to 0.5 m high, locally common in woodland understory among grasses. Aromatic. Leaves green, hairy and sticky to feel. Flowers purple.

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82464Haumaniastrum villosum19 May 1993MG Bingham
MG Bingham 9420 AJ Paton K
Shady gully.Balmoral Veterinary Ranch, Lusaka SW ca. 20 km. 0Zambia1528C1C1200

-15.58333328.2000004
82465Haumaniastrum villosum2 Aug 1993MG Bingham
MG Bingham 9586 AJ Paton K
Damp, shady woodland margin. Mkushi District; Changwena Falls. 1350Zambia1329B3C1400

Bracts pale lilac.

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82466Haumaniastrum villosum19 Sep 1993MG Bingham
MG Bingham 9668 AJ Paton K
Mkushi District; David Moffat's Farm, Mwendashi Hills. 0Zambia1329D3C1400

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82467Haumaniastrum villosum17 May 1994DK Harder
DK Harder 3185 AJ Paton K
Collection along river, among rocks, in mushitu and in miombo woodland. Chinsali District; Chipomo Falls National Monument, along Chimanabuwi River. 0Zambia1132C2N1310

Occasional; fetid smelling herb to 1.5 m; in woodland; upper bracts tinged white at base though purple to green at tip; corolla white with tinge of purple.

-11.74944432.4722225
82468Haumaniastrum villosum15 May 1994CN Nkhoma
CN Nkhoma 207 AJ Paton K
Mpika District; North Lwangwa National Park. 8 km from Mwaleshi River on road to Mahula Puku Camp.910Zambia1132D1N940

1.5 m; uncommon herb. Inflorescence white ending in purple.

-11.63722232.6861115
82526Hoslundia opposita19 Nov 1993DK Harder
DK Harder 1976 AJ Paton K
Mushitu dominated by Syzygium, marshes and open waterKasanka National Park; Kalamafiala Forest. 990Zambia1230C1C1170

Shrub in forest patch; calyx green; corolla white, weakly wooded; style white, slightly aromatic.

-12.57888930.2297225
82527Hoslundia opposita12 Mar 1996DK Harder
DK Harder 3688 AJ Paton K
In degraded miombo woodland along drivewayLusaka District; Lusaka East; Jellis Farm ca. 0.5 km from front gate. 1450Zambia1528A4C1320

Occasional; on dambo margin and on termite mounds; calyx light green-yellow; corolla white becoming brown; flesh around fruit orange.

-15.32861128.4377785
82528Hoslundia opposita9 Mar 1997DK Harder
DK Harder 3962 AJ Paton 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

Arching shrub; to 2 m tall; on flanks of termitaria; leaves light green; calyx very light green; corolla all white; fruit light green to cream to soft orange.

-16.49111126.9394445
82529Hoslundia opposita6 Dec 1993MC Merello
MC Merello 976 AJ Paton K
Open woodland at shores of Lake Tanganyika, Chilanga Rocks Campground. Kaputa District; Nsumbu National Park.1080Zambia0830D1N900

Scrambling shrub 3 m tall; perianth white; "generic herbal" fragrance. Very common.

-8.55000030.6166675
82565Hyptis spicigera13 May 1993MG Bingham
MG Bingham 9341 AJ Paton K
SeepageKaoma, Luena River. 0Zambia1424D4B1150

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82784Leucas tettensis9 May 1993MG Bingham
MG Bingham 9313 AJ Paton K
Silt over limestone; savanna.Lusaka WNW 14 km, Yieldingtree Farm. 0Zambia1528A3C1200

-15.36666728.1166675
82785Leucas tettensis17 Mar 1997B Luwiika
B Luwiika 657 AJ Paton 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

Erect to 30 cm. Stems light green to yellowish-green; leaves dark green; flowers white to creamy.

-16.63638927.8183335
82786Leucas tettensis28 Feb 1997HH Schmidt
HH Schmidt 2386 AJ Paton K
In sandy soils along beaches and shorelines. Sinazongwe District; Chete Island Game Park, on eastern edge of Lake Kariba. In much disturbed Combretum woodland, heavily grazed by elephants and game. 1990ZambiaS530

Herb; 1.5 m, erect. Plant with white hairs. Calyx white to green pubescent. Corolla white, pubescent; anthers dark orange-red.

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83037Ocimum centraliafricanum1 Dec 1993CN Nkhoma
CN Nkhoma 90 AJ Paton K
Small meadow surrounded by miombo woodland.Mbala District; 24 km west of Mbala along Mbala-Mpulungu Road to Power Station Road (D549). By stream 12.5 km along road D549. 0Zambia0831C3N1500

Fairly common with fragrant scent. White-pink inflorescence.

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83039Ocimum fimbriatum var. fimbriatum1 Dec 1993MG Bingham
MG Bingham 9807 AJ Paton K
Mopane woodlandNdola Rural District; Munkumpu. 0Zambia1327D2W1100

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83040Ocimum fimbriatum var. fimbriatum27 Nov 1993CN Nkhoma
CN Nkhoma 20 AJ Paton K
Chishimba Falls picnic and camping areaChishimba Falls. Ca 32 km northwest of Kasama at Chishimba Falls picnic and camping area. 13 km from intersection of roads M3 and D20 on road D20 and 2 km south/southwest on access road to power station. 2010Zambia1030B2N1380

Slender plant with white flowers, purple streaks on the petals, brownish anthers.

-10.15277830.9150004
83041Ocimum obovatum subsp. obovatum var. obovatum2 Jan 1994MG Bingham
MG Bingham 9934 AJ Paton K
Jellis' farm; Lusaka SE 20 km. 1450Zambia1528A4C1300

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83043Ocimum obovatum subsp. obovatum var. obovatum9 Dec 1993DK Harder
DK Harder 2277 AJ Paton K
Collections in dambo on both sides of road. Mporokoso District; along Mporokoso-Kasama Road, 63.6 km ESE of intersection of Mporokoso-Nsama-Kasama Roads N of Mporokoso. At bridge over Kasoka River. 0Zambia0930D1N1400

Occasional and widely scattered suffrutex; calyx green, lobes edged in deep purple; corolla tube outside and lower petals light pink; upper petal lobes deeper pink with purple streaks; filaments light pink at base, deeper pink at tip.

-9.55555630.5935565
83044Ocimum obovatum subsp. obovatum var. obovatum27 Nov 1993CN Nkhoma
CN Nkhoma 26 AJ Paton K
Chishimba Falls picnic and camping areaChishimba Falls. Ca 32 km northwest of Kasama at Chishimba Falls picnic and camping area. 13 km from intersection of roads M3 and D20 on road D20 and 2 km south/southwest on access road to power station. 2010Zambia1030B2N1380

Flowers white with purple edges. Purple filaments, brown anthers.

-10.15277830.9150004
83291Plectranthus candelabriformis3 Mar 1997B Luwiika
B Luwiika 573 AJ Paton B Luwiika K
Along the Maamba/Sinazongwe RoadChoma District; Collecting along the Maamba/Sinazongwe Road, 11.4 km from the Choma-Lusaka Road. 0Zambia1627C4S1200

Herb, 50 cm. Stems light green with brown hairs; leaves dark green above, light underneath; flowers red-purple.

-16.86888927.2727785
83294Plectranthus djalonensis19 Mar 1996DK Harder
DK Harder 3720 AJ Paton K
Collection at base of plateau; near cultivations.Mongu District; Bulozi plain; just west of Sir Kamwanawina III Council guest house; Mongu North. 0Zambia1523A1B1050

Occasional; in cassava field; stems red-purple; leaves pale green; pedicels red-purple; corolla tube white, blue on lobes.

-15.24222223.1322225
83295Plectranthus djalonensis20 Mar 1996B Luwiika
B Luwiika 342 AJ Paton B Luwiika K
Kalabo District; In the Lukona local forest; 3.3 km W from Lukona Basic School. 0Zambia1522B4B1140

Herb approx. 30 cm tall; stems soft, light green; leaves light green; flowers purplish blue.

-15.38333322.8666675
83296Plectranthus djalonensis17 Apr 1996NB Zimba
NB Zimba 784 AJ Paton K
Mongu District; 31 km south-east of Mongu Town, 10 km off Mongu-Kaoma Road along old Mongu-Lusaka Road. 0Zambia1523A2B1020

Annual herb; in woodland on Kalahari sands; whole plant light green; stem with sparse white hairs; leaves aromatic; flowers blue with white tints around the bases; calyx green.

-15.23166723.4255565
83297Plectranthus djalonensis8 Mar 1997NB Zimba
NB Zimba 1070 AJ Paton K
Secondary hill miombo soil type. Silted rocks-sandy combination.Choma District; 43.8 km from Choma along Choma-Namwala Road, just adjacent to Ngonga River, Simubara-Marundu Hills. 0Zambia1626B4S1100

Herb, common in open areas in woodland. Stems cream-green with white hairs. Flowers caducous blue to cream.

-16.43333326.9166675
83299Plectranthus esculentus22 Nov 1993DK Harder
DK Harder 2087 AJ Paton K
Collections around Kundalila Falls. Rocky soils, quartz sand and basalt outcrops. Kanona District; Kundalila Falls Picnic Area, 13 km S of Serenje-Mpika Hwy.1210Zambia1330B1C1590

Occasional and locally abundant herb, 1.5 m; no leaves when flowering; calyx light green; all other flower parts yellow.

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79596Plectranthus gracilis19 Apr 2013BT Wursten
A Short
LP Oliveira
BT Wursten BW429 AJ Paton BR
TCT-CatapĂș
EOWBL
In shade of stunted Androstachys on limestone Plateau above Nhagutua Gorge, Gorongosa National Park, Cheringoma 14380Mozambique1834D2MS216

Annual herb with very lax, wiry inflorescence; flowers deep violet purple, on long pedicels

-18.64366034.8147907
83300Plectranthus kapatensis26 Feb 1995DK Harder
DK Harder 2841 AJ Paton K
Collections in forest below Zambezi source and from within recently burned woodland area. Ikelenge District; Zambezi Source National Heritage Site; 18.0 km S of Ikelenge then 4.8 km E on access road from Ikelenge-Mwinilunga Rd. Collections in forest below Zambezi source and from within recently burned woodland area. 1140Zambia1124A4W1500

Occasional; in woodland; to 0.75 m; stems and abaxial leaf surfaces purple; fruit green with purple persistent calyx.

-11.36638924.3722225
83301Plectranthus kapatensis9 Mar 1997DK Harder
DK Harder 4005 AJ Paton 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

Occasional, stems light green with brown hairs; plant regularly galled? with brown "balls" at nodes, covered with golden brown hairs.

-16.44194426.8986115
83310Plectranthus shirensis19 Sep 1993MG Bingham
MG Bingham 9693 AJ Paton K
DamboMkushi District; David Moffat's Farm, Munchiwemba dambo. 0Zambia1329D3C1400

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83410Pycnostachys de-wildemaniana12 Mar 1996DK Harder
DK Harder 3687 AJ Paton K
In degraded miombo woodland along drivewayLusaka District; Lusaka East; Jellis Farm ca. 0.5 km from front gate. 1450Zambia1528A4C1320

Widespread and abundant; weedy; to 2 m tall; stems purple-red at flowerinig; bracteole dark purple; corolla deep purple; foetid smell to plant.

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83411Pycnostachys de-wildemaniana9 Mar 1997DK Harder
DK Harder 3980 AJ Paton 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

Occasional; in open disturbed areas; not common; to 1.5 m tall; base of stem red; calyx and bracts light green, corolla bright blue, with shiny resin dots; slight odor.

-16.44194426.8986115
83412Pycnostachys stuhlmannii29 May 1994DK Harder
DK Harder 3256 AJ Paton K
In seasonal marsh/grassland with drier raised areas with miombo woodlands. Used for dry season pasture. Chinsali District; 25 km E-NE of (D18) Mubanga-Kasama Road and road (RD66) between pumping station at Misale and Chunga villages, nr. Ikola hills. 0Zambia0932D3N1200

Locally abundant; in wet area; 2 m tall, stems brown, fluted; calyx blue; corolla lighter blue; stigma and anthers white.

-9.89250032.5611115
83413Pycnostachys stuhlmannii6 May 1994HH Schmidt
HH Schmidt 1323 AJ Paton K
At Kakulwe stream, seasonally innundated grasslands (dambo). Fine, red, sandy, granitic soils. Serenje District; 7.0 km E-SE of the junction with Serenje-Mpika road, on road to Chisomo. 0Zambia1330A4C1350

Herb; 1.4 m, erect. Stems reddish. Leaves thick, fleshy. Calyx green with red lobes. Flowers blue, anthers blue-black, pollen yellow. Locally abundant.

-13.35555630.3494445
83637Scutellaria schweinfurthii subsp. paucifolia18 Nov 1993DK Harder
DK Harder 1945 AJ Paton K
In seasonally inundated area on deep alluvial soils.Kasanka National Park, Luwombwa River. 990Zambia1230C1C1170

Occasional in burned over grassland; in woodland from woody rhizome; flowers deep purple.

-12.53861130.2277785
83754Stachys pseudonigricans2 Jan 1994MG Bingham
MG Bingham 9935 AJ Paton K
Jellis' farm; Lusaka SE 20 km. 1450Zambia1528A4C1300

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83826Syncolostemon bracteosus4 Jan 1994MG Bingham
MG Bingham 9933 AJ Paton K
Lusaka SSW, Makeni, Bayuni School Road, wasteland. 0Zambia0

Bracts white.

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83828Syncolostemon bracteosus2 Mar 1996DK Harder
DK Harder 3645 AJ Paton K
Collected from mavunda thickets on white, quartz Kalahari sand and in open woodland. Kaoma District; ca. 5 km along road to Luampa Hospital from intersection with Lusaka-Mongu Roads. 0Zambia1424D3B1080

Annual; widespread in abandoned field; upper inflorescence bracts white; calyx green with upper petals with purple markings; corolla mostly white with deep purple edge at opening; strongly aromatic.

-14.98472224.5372225
83830Syncolostemon bracteosus26 Feb 1997B Luwiika
B Luwiika 513 AJ Paton 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

Herb, 50 cm. Stems light green with white hairs, tinted reddish-brown at base; leaves light green; flowers with persistent purple bracts, yellowish-white flowers; woody taproot.

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83831Syncolostemon bracteosus28 Feb 1997HH Schmidt
HH Schmidt 2398 AJ Paton K
In sandy soils along beaches and shorelines. Sinazongwe District; Chete Island Game Park, on eastern edge of Lake Kariba. In much disturbed Combretum woodland, heavily grazed by elephants and game. 1990ZambiaS530

Herb, 50 cm, erect. Stems strongly ribbed. Calyx green, corolla pinkish-white. Fruits white, shiny. Anthers pale purple, filaments white to pale purple. Bracts at stem apex magenta, showy. Common.

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83832Syncolostemon bracteosus19 Feb 1997NB Zimba
NB Zimba 920 AJ Paton K
Brown Kalahari sands soilsLivingstone District; Chief Mukuni Area; 2.1 km along road to Chief Mukuni Palace from junction with Victoria Falls Road in Baikiae forest.0Zambia1725D4S960

Shrub to 0.4 m, common in forest openings. Leaves aromatic. Flowers cream to purple. Fruits green with long white hairs.

-17.91666725.8833335
83833Syncolostemon bracteosus14 Mar 1997NB Zimba
NB Zimba 1113 AJ Paton K
Mopane woodland.Gwembe District; Siavonga area, Lukwechele PFA No. 184; 8.9 km along road 502 from road junction with Lusaka Siavonga road in mopane woodland. 0Zambia1628B3S510

Shrub to 1 m, common among grasses in disturbed open areas, aromatic. Stems green appearing red. Flowers light cream. Bracts purple. Corolla cream.

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83986Tinnea vestita29 Feb 1996B Luwiika
B Luwiika 223 AJ Paton B Luwiika K
Kaoma District; Along the Kaoma/Kasempa road 45.3 km from Kaoma town, near Kimbananga village, Chief Chitwa. 0ZambiaB1290

Shrub; approx. 50 cm tall; leaves dark green with small soft hairs on both sides; bracts light green; petals purple; stigma yellow; stems light green with softr, light brown hairs.

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83987Tinnea vestita14 Feb 1995MM Nawa
MM Nawa 37 AJ Paton K
Near an old camp site. Solwezi District; 78 km west of Solwezi along Solwezi-Mwinilunga Road. Ca. 5.5 km from main road going northwest along the Lumwana east river. 0Zambia1225B2W1410

Occasional in woodland. Flowers purple, leaves opposite; yellow anthers with black spots; floral bracts pink outside.

-12.24361125.8244445
83988Tinnea vestita4 Mar 1996NB Zimba
NB Zimba 761 AJ Paton K
Kaoma District; 80 km S from Luampa Mission along Kaoma-Mulobezi Road. 0ZambiaB1260

Shrub; to 0.3 m; on white Kalahari sands; stem brown and hairy; leaves light green; flower deep red with green tints on the calyx; stamens yellow.

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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Records determined by Alan Paton.
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