Records determined by Ralph Clark

Determinations: 22

The following is a list of the records determined by Ralph Clark 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
80854Aeschynomene grandistipulata1 Aug 1993MG Bingham
MG Bingham 9511 B Mackinder VR Clark K
Woodland/dambo ecotone. Mkushi District; Changwena Falls. 1350Zambia1329B3 C1400

Shrub, ca. 2 m tall. Stipules large. Flower orange.

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80856Aeschynomene mimosifolia24 May 1994DK Harder
B Luwiika
CN Nkhoma
HH Schmidt
DK Harder B Luwiika CN Nkhoma HH Schmidt 267 B Mackinder VR Clark K
Riverine forest around small stream surrounded by miombo woodland.Isoka District; Ca. 91.6 km from Isoka-Nakonde Road turnoff to Muyombe. 0Zambia1033A3N1200

1 m tall shrub. Fairly common along the road. Very sticky stems. Yellow inflorescence and flat 2-lobed pods.

-10.35750033.1986115
80859Aeschynomene trigonocarpa9 Mar 1997DK Harder
B Luwiika
HH Schmidt
NB Zimba
DK Harder B Luwiika HH Schmidt NB Zimba 3994 B Mackinder VR Clark 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

Shrub; common; to 2 m; stems red-brown with grey; calyx and bracteole red-purple; standard and wings bright orange; pods light green, darker over seed.

-16.44194426.8986115
80860Aeschynomene trigonocarpa3 Mar 1997DK Harder
B Luwiika
HH Schmidt
NB Zimba
DK Harder B Luwiika HH Schmidt NB Zimba 572 B Mackinder VR Clark 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 2 m. Stems light brown; leaves dark green, smooth; flowers bright yellow.

-16.86888927.2727785
81111Bobgunnia madagascariensis22 May 1994HH Schmidt
HH Schmidt 1417 B Mackinder VR Clark K
Along secondary road to radio transmitting tower. In rocky woodlands, with large boulders, slopes, and open areas. Predominantly granite, well eroded. Chinsali District; 24.5 km NW of junction with Isoka-Mpika road (T2); on the road to Mbesuma Ranch.0Zambia1032C4N1550

Tree 3.5 m x 10 cm DBH. Bark grey, rough. Fruits dark red-brown. Rare in flat, rocky, open areas.

-10.95000032.3775004
82182Eriosema montanum31 Jan 1995MG Bingham
DK Harder
MG Bingham DK Harder 2544 B Mackinder VR Clark K
In miombo woodland once grazed. Soil silty, sand and hard-packed clay. Kabwe Rural District; Chisamba. Ca. 7 km W of Great North Road on road to Wardy Farm, collections on farm between farm house and Wangwe (sp?) River at western edge of property. 0Zambia1528C3C1140

Rare; in miombo woodland; from spindle-shaped tuber; calyx green; standard green with deeper green stripes inside; wings bright yellow; keel light green, dark at apex; mature pods brown-black.

-15.75555628.1422225
82183Eriosema montanum26 Feb 1995DK Harder
B Luwiika
MM Nawa
NB Zimba
DK Harder B Luwiika MM Nawa NB Zimba 2832 B Mackinder VR Clark 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.1140Zambia1124A4W1500

Frequent; in burned area; to 1.5 m; calyx light green; all corolla parts bright yellow.

-11.36638924.3722225
82187Eriosema psoraleoides8 Mar 1997DK Harder
B Luwiika
HH Schmidt
NB Zimba
DK Harder B Luwiika HH Schmidt NB Zimba 1044 B Mackinder VR Clark K
Undifferentiated Miombo-Combretum woodland. Brown Kalahari sands. Choma District; 40.9 km from Choma along Choma-Namwala Road. 0Zambia1626B4S1120

Shrub to 2 m, common on river basin. Leaves deep green, appearing light brown on underside. Stems light brown. Flowers bright yellow. Calyx green.

-16.46666726.9333335
83077Ormocarpum zambesianum18 Feb 1997HH Schmidt
HH Schmidt 2313 B Mackinder VR Clark 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; sprawling to several meters. Stems pale grey-silver. Leaves pale below. Calyx pale green. Standard dull maroon with yellow center. Wings dull maroon; keel creamy-dull maroon.

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83078Ormocarpum zambesianum17 Mar 1997DK Harder
B Luwiika
HH Schmidt
NB Zimba
DK Harder B Luwiika HH Schmidt NB Zimba 644 B Mackinder VR Clark 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

Shrub to 1.5 m. Rare. Stems grey; leaves dark green above, light underneath; flowers yellow with red-brown coloration on the inner lip.

-16.63638927.8183335
83241Philenoptera bussei23 Aug 1992MG Bingham
MG Bingham 8512 B Mackinder VR Clark K
Mumbwa District; Nalusanga. 0Zambia1426D4S1100

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83242Philenoptera violacea23 Feb 1997NB Zimba
NB Zimba 980 B Mackinder VR Clark In secondary miombo and mushitu forestLivingstone District; 13 km NE from the road junction, 26.1 km from Livingstone along Livingstone-Lusaka Road. 0Zambia1726C2S1140

Tree to 12 m tall, occasional in secondary miombo. Bark grey to brown. Leaves greyish green, tough to peel. Fruits greenish grey. Pedicel brown.

-17.63333326.3333335
83243Philenoptera violacea8 Mar 1997NB Zimba
NB Zimba 1061 B Mackinder VR Clark K
Undifferentiated Miombo-Combretum woodland. Brown Kalahari sands. Choma District; 40.9 km from Choma along Choma-Namwala Road. 0Zambia1626B4S1120

Tree to 12 m, on anthill. Stems brown. Leaves green. Fruits pale green and glaucous.

-16.46666726.9333335
83404Pterocarpus brenanii14 Mar 1997NB Zimba
NB Zimba 1117 B Mackinder VR Clark 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

Tree to 6 m, widespread in disturbed woodland. Stems deep brown. Leaves green appearing pale on underside. Fruits light green.

-16.45000028.6666674
83405Pterocarpus lucens subsp. antunesii24 Feb 1997DK Harder
DK Harder 3911 B Mackinder VR Clark K
Collections at falls on sites inundated with falling water and upstreamLivingstone District; Mosi-Oa-Tunia National Park, World Heritage Site. 1060Zambia1725D4S810

Tree; on rim of falls; to 20 m x 45 cm dbh; trunk grey; stems light grey; young fruit light green.

-17.92527825.8633335
83406Pterocarpus rotundifolius subsp. martinii23 Feb 1997NB Zimba
NB Zimba 942 B Mackinder VR Clark K
Livingstone District; along Livingstone-Lusaka Road, 18.9 km from the main water tank in Livingstone-Boma along Livingstone-Lusaka Road. 0Zambia1723C1S1020

Tree to 8 m, occasional in disturbed woodland. Bark exuding sticky brownish resin when cut. Leaves dull green. Flower yellow. Calyx green. Fruits yellowish-green.

-17.66666723.2000004
83455Rhynchosia nyasica22 May 1994DK Harder
B Luwiika
CN Nkhoma
HH Schmidt
DK Harder B Luwiika CN Nkhoma HH Schmidt 1451 B Mackinder VR Clark K
In miombo woodlands, flats and grassy areas. At base of Mututa Ridge. Granitic soils. Chinsali District; 22.4 km NE of junction with Mbesuma Ranch road on road to Chilunda Primary School. 0Zambia0932C4N1180

Herb; 1.5 m, erect. Plant very sticky. Banner yellow with dark purple veins and spot at base. Keel greenish tinged with purple, wings golden yellow. Fruits green, immature. Common.

-9.86444432.3397225
83458Rhynchosia sublobata1 Mar 1997DK Harder
B Luwiika
HH Schmidt
NB Zimba
DK Harder B Luwiika HH Schmidt NB Zimba 989 B Mackinder VR Clark K
Combretum bushy groups. Karoo sandy soils. Sinazongwe District; Chete Island National Park. 1990Zambia1727B3S600

Trailing on the ground amongst grasses, common. Stems green with brown tints, white hairs. Leaves green, with short white hairs. Flowers yellow. Standard with brown streaks. Anthers yellow.

-17.35000027.5166674
83730Sphenostylis erecta subsp. obtusifolia25 Feb 1996MG Bingham
DK Harder
MG Bingham DK Harder 3506 B Mackinder VR Clark K
With limestone rocks and shallow soils. Lusaka District; Lusaka East; Kanyanja; Kafue Powerline Road; S ca. 5 km; then W ca. 2 km to area of old military camp houses. 0Zambia1528C2C1350

Common; among limestone boulders; leaves pale green; stems red-brown; pulvini red; calyx pale green; standard green-yellow-red outside, yellow inside; wings yellow; keel yellow with some green; pods green to light yellow; seeds dull black.

-15.52833328.4550005
83731Sphenostylis stenocarpa7 Mar 1995DK Harder
B Luwiika
MM Nawa
NB Zimba
DK Harder B Luwiika MM Nawa NB Zimba 139 B Mackinder VR Clark B Luwiika K
Kasempa District; Kasempa; Kamusongwe Hill directly adjacent to Kamusongwe Prison; ca. 2 km from city center. 0Zambia1325B4W1470

Creeper ca. 2 m long; leaves dark green; stems dark green with red tint; petals pink; bracts dark green.

-13.44111125.8333335
84159Vigna unguiculata subsp. pawekiae1 Mar 1997DK Harder
B Luwiika
HH Schmidt
NB Zimba
DK Harder B Luwiika HH Schmidt NB Zimba 999 B Mackinder VR Clark K
Combretum bushy groups. Karoo sandy soils. Sinazongwe District; Chete Island National Park. 1990Zambia1727B3S600

Trailing amongst grasses between rocks, rare. Stems brown. Leaves green with brown tints. Flowers pale blue. Standard appearing light green on the outside. Fruits green.

-17.35000027.5166674
84207Xeroderris stuhlmannii1 Mar 1997DK Harder
B Luwiika
HH Schmidt
NB Zimba
DK Harder B Luwiika HH Schmidt NB Zimba 1002 B Mackinder VR Clark K
Karoo sandy stone soils. Combretum-Terminalia bushy groups. Sinazongwe District; Chete Island National Park.1990Zambia1727B3S510

Tree, to 20 m tall, occasional amongst bushy groups. Bark grey. Young branches with brown bark. Leaves light green. Fruits yellow-green. Pedicel brown.

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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 Ralph Clark.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/utilities/utility-display-determinations-by-person.php?person_id=659, retrieved 22 July 2019

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