Records determined by Martin Xanthos

Determinations: 20

The following is a list of the records determined by Martin Xanthos 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
62034Bulbostylis hispidula22 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
AM690 M Xanthos SRGH
K
BR
LMA
Growing in very shallow soil which was East facing slopes of Mt Nhamedimu, Chimanimani Mts. 168320Mozambique1933C1MS1842

Leaves hairy with a single inflorescence. Common in the area.

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61727Coleochloa setifera21 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
J Timberlake JT5972 M Xanthos SRGH
K
BR
LMA
Grassy gully in sandstone rocks. Small hill near base of Mt Nhamedimu, Chimanimani mountains, Sussundenga Dist. 168320Mozambique1933C3MS1730

Clumped sedge to 20cm. Flowers ± finished, but with nutlets. Forming strong fibrous tufts on rock surfaces, hard to split.

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61728Coleochloa setifera22 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
J Timberlake JT5978 M Xanthos SRGH
K
BR
LMA
On sandstone rocks. Below summit of Mt Nhamudima, Chimanimani mountains, Sussundenga Dist. 168320Mozambique1933C1MS2047

Tufted sedge to 20cm high, with fibrous root mat adhering to rock shelves. Inflorescenece/fruits dark brown. Very common.

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74088Coleochloa setifera17 Nov 2015J Timberlake
I Darbyshire
A Banze
VR Fijamo
JA Massunde
J Timberlake 6146 M Xanthos K
LMA
Ndzou
Brachystegia microphylla woodland among white Chimanimani sandstone boulders.Sussundenga Dist., Maronga, Madzirene area under Headman Comene, c.1 km W of Rio Thiegunvu. wp 548.440Mozambique1933C3MS376

Small tufted sedge forming dense clumps or tufts on rocks.

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73631Danthoniopsis chimanimaniensis13 Nov 2015I Darbyshire
A Banze
T Comeni
I Darbyshire 876 M Xanthos K
LMA
Ndzou
Margin of riverine forest, amongst large sandstone boulders on riverbank, in crevices in full sun.Chimanimani foothills, Maronga, Madzireni Forest, Murere River, from camp moving upstream440Mozambique1933C3 MS377

Tussocky grass dominating small crevices in exposed boulders.

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73992Danthoniopsis chimanimaniensis9 Nov 2015A Banze
A Banze 343 M Xanthos K
LMA
Mutondo forest, along Mudzira river on the rocks.Chimanimani, Mutonda forest, Chef Mahate.440Mozambique1933C1 MS662

Grass about 0.70 to 1 m tall, greenish inflorescence, rare at the local.

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74722Danthoniopsis chimanimaniensis27 Oct 2014J Timberlake
K Mutasa
J Timberlake JT5990 M Xanthos SRGH
K
BR
LMA
Among quartzite boulders by river in coarse sandy soil. Rio Mucano by Rio Mufomodzi, Chimanimani mountains. 168330Mozambique1933C3 MS1108

Strongly tufted grass to 1.5m. Styems yellow-green. Awned inflorescence, glumes purplish, anthers yellow-brown.

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74727Elionurus muticus27 Oct 2014J Timberlake
K Mutasa
J Timberlake JT5997A M Xanthos SRGH
K
BR
LMA
Quartzite grassland, sandstone. Mudzunzo locality, between rios Mucano and Mufomodzi, Chimanimani mountains. 168330Mozambique1933C3MS1152

Grass to 40cm,tufted, hard to dig out. Inflorescence very narrow, purple-tinged, anthers hanging out. When seeding, glumes opening widely, very hairy, whitish.

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73687Eriochrysis pallida15 Nov 2015I Darbyshire
A Banze
I Darbyshire 932 M Xanthos K
LMA
Ndzou
Small area of open wet grassland with patch of swamp forest with Uapaca lissopyrena and Syzygium cordatum; drier parts of grassland cut and burnt fairly recently. Thick peaty soil, drying out in some areas.Chimanimani foothills, Maronga, between Comeni's compound and Murere River.440Mozambique1933C3MS270

Tufted grass, erect. Spikelets golden-brown due to dense soft hairs.

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62143Fuirena stricta var. stricta25 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
J Timberlake JT5985 M Xanthos SRGH
K
BR
LMA
Peaty marshy grassland. Growing in middle of path in peat + water + Eriocaulon. Slopes of Mt Binga on gariempero path, Chimanimani Mts. 168320Mozambique1933C3MS1655

Tufted sedge to 30cm. Stems spreading, dark green. Nutlets green/brown, terminal and axillary. Locally common.

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73689Imperata cylindrica15 Nov 2015I Darbyshire
A Banze
I Darbyshire 935 M Xanthos K
LMA
Ndzou
Small area of open wet grassland with patch of swamp forest with Uapaca lissopyrena and Syzygium cordatum; drier parts of grassland cut and burnt fairly recently. Thick peaty soil, drying out in some areas.Chimanimani foothills, Maronga, between Comeni's compound and Murere River.440Mozambique1933C3MS270

Erect, usually single-stemmed grass. Spikes white-woolly.

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98347Melinis nerviglumis2 Jul 2015A Banze
A Banze 273 M Xanthos K
LMA
Thequeza forest, above the mountain.450Mozambique1933C3MS549

Grass, about 50 - 100 cms tall, green reddish inflorescence.

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73711Melinis repens17 Nov 2015J Timberlake
I Darbyshire
A Banze
VR Fijamo
I Darbyshire 958 M Xanthos K
LMA
Ndzou
Low ridge with numerous outcrops of quartzite, with open Brachystegia microphylla woodland; other common trees include Diplorhynchus, Vangueria and Syzygium guineense. Coarse sandy soils, recent widespread burning. Quartzite rocks with abundant ColeochloaChimanimani foothills, Maronga, Madzireni area, ridge west of Chiira River.440Mozambique1933C3MS376

Tufted perennial with grey-green foliage; pale yellow-brown spikelets.

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98336Oplismenus compositus24 Jun 2015A Banze
A Banze 260 M Xanthos K
LMA
Moribane forest, Mpunga, along Ntave river84450Mozambique1933C2MS505

Grass about 80 cms tall, inflorescence green yellowish.

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73742Panicum brevifolium18 Nov 2015I Darbyshire
A Banze
I Darbyshire 991 M Xanthos K
LMA
Ndzou
Riverside moist forest on loose sandy-loam soils. With numerous Uapaca lissopyrena, Millettia stuhlmannii, Breonadia; Funtumia africana common in the understorey. Growing on damp riverside sands.Chimanimani foothills, Maronga, Murere River camp, Madzireni Forest.440Mozambique1933C3MS334

Trailing and spreading rhizomatous grass. Spikelets pale green.

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74075Panicum dregeanum13 Nov 2015J Timberlake
VR Fijamo
J Timberlake 6133 M Xanthos K
LMA
Ndzou
Swamp grassland; frequently burnt.Sussundenga Dist., Maronga, Comene forest near Rio Mucoco. wp 510.440Mozambique1933C3MS271

Tufted perennial grass to 1 m.

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74728Rhytachne rottboellioides27 Oct 2014J Timberlake
K Mutasa
J Timberlake JT5997B M Xanthos SRGH
K
BR
LMA
Quartzite grassland, sandstone. Mudzunzo locality, between rios Mucano and Mufomodzi, Chimanimani mountains. 168330Mozambique1933C3MS1152

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74042Setaria megaphylla9 Nov 2015J Timberlake
A Banze
VR Fijamo
JA Massunde
JA Massunde JM155 M Xanthos K
LMA
Ndzou
Floresta semi-aberta quase miombo, solos franco arrenoso com maior predominancia da Brachystegia spiciformis, Julbernardia e Erythrophleum suaveolensisFloresta Mahate na zona de Mutonda proximo da residencia do regulo Mahate440Mozambique1933C1MS676

Capim com cerca de 1m de altura, raizes fasciculada, aglomerado mais de 5 planta num solo fertil

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74800Trachypogon spicatus2 Nov 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
A Mapaura AM732 M Xanthos SRGH
K
BR
LMA
In wet quartzite grassland. Soak zone of a small stream. Along stream about 200 m before it enters river flowing from Bakoramambo towards Mubvumodzi, Chimanimani mountains. 168330Mozambique1933C3MS1409

Plants to 70 cm tall. Showy inflorescence with anthers falling easily. Yellow anthers appear to be arranged in rows on one side of inflorescence. Locally common.

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74729Tristachya leucothrix27 Oct 2014J Timberlake
K Mutasa
J Timberlake JT5998 M Xanthos SRGH
K
BR
LMA
Quartzite grassland, sandstone. Mudzunzo locality, between rios Mucano and Mufomodzi, Chimanimani mountains. 168330Mozambique1933C3MS1152

Grass to 1m, densely tufted. Roots fibrous. Inflorescence long-awned. Rows of raised glands on glume with long spreading hairs. Lot of old burnt shoots at base.

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Records determined by Martin Xanthos.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/utilities/utility-display-determinations-by-person.php?person_id=774, retrieved 28 May 2020

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