Records determined by Sylvia Phillips

Determinations: 5

The following is a list of the records determined by Sylvia Phillips 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
79568Eriocaulon abyssinicum9 May 1993MG Bingham
MG Bingham 9338 SM Phillips K
Silt over limestone. Kafue District, Lusaka WNW 14km, Yieldingtree Farm. 0Zambia1528A3C1200

73736Eriocaulon inyangense18 Nov 2015I Darbyshire
A Banze
VR Fijamo
JA Massunde
I Darbyshire 985 SM Phillips K
In damp mossy crevice between sandstone rocks on river margin, edge of riverine forest with Uapaca lissopyrena dominating.Chimanimani foothills, Maronga, Madzireni Forest, Murere River, where path that eventually leads to Mahate meets the river, here the river splitting into three channels, one with rapids, one with shallow slow-flowing water, the third currently dry.440Mozambique1933C3MS310

Erect herb from rosette of leaves. Capitula grey-white.

61724Mesanthemum africanum20 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
J Timberlake JT5969 SM Phillips SRGH
Boggy grassland on peaty sand. Abundant on open pathway with seepage. Slopes of Mt Binga, Chimanimani mountains, Sussundenga Dist. 168320Mozambique1933C3 MS1675

Herb to 30cm, levaes to 10cm. Basal rosette of levaes, fairly rigid. Flower herads whitish, on long stalk. Locally very common.

73695Mesanthemum africanum15 Nov 2015I Darbyshire
A Banze
I Darbyshire 942 SM Phillips K
Riverside moist forest on loose sandy-loam soils. With numerous Uapaca lissopyrena, Millettia stuhlmannii, Breonadia; Funtumia africana common in the understorey. Growing on edge of river amongst Osmunda fronds.Chimanimani foothills, Maronga, Murere River camp, Madzireni Forest.440Mozambique1933C3 MS334

Erect herb, leaves tufted from swollen base. Capitula white turning greyish.

73719Mesanthemum africanum17 Nov 2015J Timberlake
I Darbyshire
A Banze
VR Fijamo
I Darbyshire 966 SM Phillips K
Damp open grassland on leached sandy soils.Chimanimani foothills, Maronga, Madzireni area, west of Chiira River.440Mozambique1933C3 MS366

Tufted perennial herb with dense clump of leaves including dried dead outer leaves. Inflorescence on long culm, capitula white.


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 Sylvia Phillips., retrieved 25 September 2020

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