Records determined by Pieter Bester

Determinations: 22

The following is a list of the records determined by Pieter Bester 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
109747Bergia decumbens11 Mar 2016H Matimele
W Tokura
H Matimele HM2205 P Bester BNRH
NU
Montane GrasslandMatutuine District, Licuati Forest Reserve, Santaca area Alt.: 72 m0Mozambique2632D1M72

Herb to 50 cm tall, brownish old stems and pale greenish younger ones. Leaves serrated, flowers white, axillary. Plant occurring on a flat plain wooded grassland with Syzygium cordatum, Dicerocaryum forbesii, Hyphaene sp.

-26.53146032.5403907
108507Carissa tetramera2 May 2014A De Castro
A De Castro 1401 P Bester BNRH
Temane district.0Mozambique2135C1GI29

Shrub up to 1 m in height. Dominant shrub in understorey of dense short thicket and tall forest mosaic on light brown loamy sand soils. Dominant trees include Spirostachys africana, Strychnos potatorum, Strychnos madagascariensis, Mimusops obtusifoli

-21.67677835.0506116
109405Combretum umbricola12 Jun 2012P Bester
P Bester 11156 P Bester PRE
BNRH
EOWBL
Gorongosa National Park, 11 km NNW of Conduè and 33 km SW of Inhaminga.0Mozambique1834D2 MS213

Climber with white flowers growing in forest in limestone gorge. In full sun in well-drained loam. Rare.

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108518Diplorhynchus condylocarpon12 Jun 2012P Bester
P Bester 11167 P Bester PRE
BNRH
EOWBL
Gorongosa National Park, 7.8 km NNW from Condué and 36 km SW of Inhaminga, c. 7 km W of ranger's post near Condué.0Mozambique1834D2MS230

Tree 8 m tall; fruit brown with lighter "warty surface". Latex milky yellowish. Common.-x000D- Habitat: Open woodland on a plain. In well-drained sand, in full sun. No biotic effect seen.

-18.66241734.8066946
109751Erica evansii15 Jun 2012P Bester
P Bester 11197 P Bester PRE
BNRH
Chimanimani Mountains, ± 73 km SW of Chimoio.0Mozambique1932B4MS2070

Shrub 1.4 m tall. Flowers pink and brown. Common.-x000D- Habitat: Grassland on a SW-facing mountain slope. In well-drained rocky loam, in full sun. Biotic effect: roadside.

-19.38852832.8178616
108525Funtumia africana9 Jun 2012P Bester
P Bester 11119 P Bester PRE
BNRH
EOWBL
Gorongosa National Park, Muzamba River Gorge, 23 km SW from Inhaminga and 86 km ENE from Gorongosa Town.0Mozambique1834D2MS191

Tree 12 m tall. Rare.-x000D- Habitat: Forest on moderately steep SW-facing limestone hill slope. In well-drained loam, in light shade. No biotic effect seen.

-18.55966734.8730836
108528Holarrhena pubescens8 Jun 2012P Bester
P Bester 11109 P Bester PRE
BNRH
EOWBL
± 10 km SSW of Inhaminga and ± 100 km ENE of Gorongosa Town.0Mozambique1834B4MS285

Tree 2 m tall with green fruit. Occasional.-x000D- Habitat: In open woodland on a plain. In well-drained sand, in full sun. Biotic effect: roadside.

-18.49113934.9908336
108529Holarrhena pubescens13 Jun 2012P Bester
P Bester 11172 P Bester PRE
BNRH
EOWBL
Gorongosa National Park, 5 km NNW from Condué and 37 km SW of Inhaminga.0Mozambique1834D2MS308

Tree 4.2 m tall with green fruit. Occasional.-x000D- Habitat: Open woodland on the gentle NE-facing slope of a plain. In well-drained loam, in light shade. Biotic effect: roadside.

-18.68416934.8210866
108896Impatiens cecilii subsp. cecilii15 Jun 2012P Bester
P Bester 11200 P Bester PRE
BNRH
Chimanimani Mountains, ± 72 km SW of Chimoio.0Mozambique1932B4MS1278

Succulent herb 0.14 m tall. Flowers white to purple or pink. Abundant.-x000D- Habitat: Forest on a SE-facing slope. In damp loam, in medium shade. Biotic effect: roadside.

-19.39331732.8319866
112020Jamesbrittenia carvalhoi15 Jun 2012P Bester
P Bester 11191 P Bester PRE
BNRH
Chimanimani Mountains, ± 68 km WSW of Chimoio.0Mozambique1932B4 MS1672

Herb 0.6 m tall. Flowers white with orange throat. Aromatic. Occasional.-x000D- Habitat: Forest on a SE-facing mountain slope. In damp loam, in light shade. Biotic effect: roadside.

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112022Manulea parviflora var. parviflora11 Apr 2013P Bester
P Bester 11590 P Bester PRE
BNRH
Maputo Elephant Reserve, between Canhe and Gima, ± 25 km SSE of Bela Vista.0Mozambique2632D1M24

Herb, 0.36 m tall. Occasional. Growing in level grassland in well-drained sandy soil in full sun on a plain. Biotic effect: grazed.

-26.56005632.7280006
112100Melhania acuminata var. acuminata9 Jun 2012P Bester
P Bester 11125 P Bester PRE
BNRH
EOWBL
Gorongosa National Park, Muzamba River Gorge, 23 km SW from Inhaminga and 86 km ENE from Gorongosa Town.0Mozambique1834D2MS226

Herb 0.32 m tall with yellow flowers and brown fruit. Abundant.-x000D- Habitat: Open shrubland on a limestone plateau. In well-drained sand, in full sun. Biotic effect: roadside.

-18.56516734.8739176
108558Oncinotis tenuiloba9 Jun 2012P Bester
P Bester 11117 P Bester PRE
BNRH
EOWBL
Gorongosa National Park, Muzamba River Gorge, 23 km SW from Inhaminga and 86 km ENE from Gorongosa Town.0Mozambique1834D2MS233

Climber. Rare..-x000D- Habitat: Forest on a steep NE-facing slope of limestone gorge. In well-drained loam, in deep shade. No biotic effect seen.

-18.55997234.8733336
108148Orbea maculata subsp. maculata3 May 2010JK Welwitch
P Bester A9, Birchenough Bridge0Zimbabwe1932C4 S498

iNaturalist record

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108655Pentarrhinum abyssinicum subsp. abyssinicum6 Apr 2010JE Burrows
SM Burrows
JE Burrows SM Burrows 11663 P Bester K
PRE
LMA
BNRH
Ndzou Camp, Moribane Forest, between Dombe and Sussendenga, Manica Province0Mozambique1933C2MS653

Slender climber in disturbed lowland forest in light shade; flowers with corona white, sepals pale green. Occasional.-x000D- -x000D- Duplicates in: BNRH, K, LMA, PRE

-19.73333333.3386117
93261Periglossum mackenii23 Oct 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 597 P Bester WIND
Caprivi: Middle W Caprivi-grassy omuramba.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D30

Geophyte; Notes: Geophyte, 15 - 20 cm high. stems slender with dense white, short, curled indumentum. Leaves 30 x 1.5 mm, linear, yellow - green, margins involute, subsessile. Flowers in dense, axillary umbels, 4 mm long; peduncle up to 3 cm long.

-17.87500022.6250005
108564Pleiocarpa pycnantha13 Jun 2012P Bester
P Bester 11174 P Bester PRE
BNRH
Levasflor, ± 19 km NE of Condué and ± 21 km SSW of Inhaminga.0Mozambique1834D2MS273

Resprouting at base after fire. Rare.-x000D- Habitat: Forest on a plain. In well-drained loam, in medium shade. Biotic effect: roadside.

-18.58875034.9555006
112277Rhoicissus revoilii11 Jun 2012P Bester
P Bester 11153 P Bester PRE
BNRH
EOWBL
Gorongosa National Park, 11 km NNW from Condué and 33 km SW of Inhaminga, Nhamfisse/Zamambo Gorge.0Mozambique1834D2MS225

Shrub 1.8 m tall. Occasional.-x000D- Habitat: Open woodland on a limestone plateau. In level well-drained sand, in full sun. No biotic effect seen.

-18.63618134.8091506
108576Saba comorensis11 Jun 2012P Bester
P Bester 11152 P Bester PRE
BNRH
EOWBL
Gorongosa National Park, 11 km NNW from Condué and 33 km SW of Inhaminga, Nhamfisse/Zamambo Gorge.0Mozambique1834D2MS161

Climber. Common.-x000D- Habitat: Forest in a limestone gorge. In level well-drained loam, in light shade. No biotic effect seen.

-18.63191734.8088896
108577Saba comorensis12 Jun 2012P Bester
P Bester 11157 P Bester PRE
BNRH
EOWBL
Gorongosa National Park, 11 km NNW from Condué and 33 km SW of Inhaminga, Nhamfisse/Zamambo Gorge.0Mozambique1834D2MS161

Climber with white, pleasantly and sweetly scented flowers; fruit green. Occasional.-x000D- Habitat: Forest on a limestone cliff-top. In level well-drained sand, in full sun. No biotic effect seen.

-18.63191734.8088896
108658Secamone filiformis18 Jun 2012P Bester
P Bester 11204 P Bester PRE
BNRH
Sunset Beach, 5 km S of Chidenguele.0Mozambique2434C3GI41

Climber with green fruit growing next to radio mast, twining amongst other vegetation. Milky latex. Rare.-x000D- Habitat: Thicket on a SW-facing slope. In well-drained sand, in full sun. Biotic effect: disturbed.

-24.95713934.1894176
110857Thalictrum rhynchocarpum15 Jun 2012P Bester
P Bester 11190 P Bester PRE
BNRH
Chimanimani Mountains, ± 72 km WSW of Chimoio.0Mozambique1932B4MS1278

Herb 0.4 m tall. ?Immature flowers cream-coloured. Occasional.-x000D- Habitat: Forest on a SE-facing mountain slope. In damp loam, in light shade. Biotic effect: roadside.

-19.39331732.8319866


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Zimbabwe: Records determined by Pieter Bester.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/utilities/utility-display-determinations-by-person.php?person_id=920, retrieved 28 September 2021

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