Records made by Edgar Damas

Records: 45

The following is a list of the records made by Edgar Damas 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
96217 Adenia digitata 2 Dec 2017 BT Wursten
P Ballings
T Castigo
LM Mangane
VR Massingue
EA Damas
AC Mamba
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2529 BT Wursten BR
EOWBL
Margin of sand forest Inhamitanga Forest, Cheringoma 83 50 0 Mozambique 1835A2 MS 208

In fruit

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90494 Alchornea laxiflora 2 Dec 2017 BT Wursten
P Ballings
T Castigo
LM Mangane
VR Massingue
EA Damas
AC Mamba
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2526 BT Wursten BR
EOWBL
Disturbed roadside margin in sand forest Inhamitanga Forest, Cheringoma 83 50 0 Mozambique 1835A2 MS 234

female tree.the fruits are green, with three lobules, terminal flowers.

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90495 Alchornea laxiflora 2 Dec 2017 BT Wursten
P Ballings
T Castigo
LM Mangane
VR Massingue
EA Damas
AC Mamba
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2527 BT Wursten BR
EOWBL
Disturbed roadside margin in sand forest Inhamitanga Forest, Cheringoma 83 50 0 Mozambique 1835A2 MS 234

male tree with red flowers below the leaves

-18.211610 35.321950 7
90503 Antidesma venosum 29 Nov 2017 BT Wursten
P Ballings
T Castigo
LM Mangane
VR Massingue
EA Damas
AC Mamba
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2516 BT Wursten BR
EOWBL
Riverine fringe Chironde Camp, Coutada 12, Cheringoma 184 50 0 Mozambique 1835A4 MS 168

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90545 Cleistanthus schlechteri var. schlechteri 4 Dec 2017 BT Wursten
P Ballings
T Castigo
LM Mangane
VR Massingue
EA Damas
AC Mamba
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2539 BT Wursten BR
EOWBL
In patch of sand forest vegetation Along road from Coutada 11 boundary to Chironde, Coutada 12, Cheringoma 184 50 0 Mozambique 1835A4 MS 122

simple alternate leaves, trilobed fruit

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96242 Clerodendrum incisum 6 Dec 2017 BT Wursten
P Ballings
LM Mangane
VR Massingue
EA Damas
AC Mamba
BT Wursten Tall miombo woodland Chironde area, Coutada 12, Cheringoma 184 50 0 Mozambique 1835A4 MS 179

Flowers finished, only calyces and small developing fruit remaining

7
90506 Crinum stuhlmannii subsp. delagoense 6 Dec 2017 BT Wursten
P Ballings
LM Mangane
VR Massingue
EA Damas
AC Mamba
BT Wursten Among grasses at edge of dambo. Chironde area, Coutada 12, Cheringoma. 184 50 0 Mozambique 1835A4 MS 173

Robust perennial herb with large clusters of pinkish-red fruit.

7
96241 Cyperus hemisphaericus 6 Dec 2017 BT Wursten
P Ballings
LM Mangane
VR Massingue
EA Damas
AC Mamba
BT Wursten Tall miombo woodland Chironde area, Coutada 12, Cheringoma 184 50 0 Mozambique 1835A4 MS 179

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90497 Dalbergia melanoxylon 2 Dec 2017 BT Wursten
P Ballings
T Castigo
LM Mangane
VR Massingue
EA Damas
AC Mamba
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2531 BT Wursten BR
EOWBL
Margin of sand forest Inhamitanga Forest, Cheringoma 83 50 0 Mozambique 1835A2 MS 214

Shrub with spines on the trunk, small green leaflets; flowers creamy-white

7
90543 Diospyros senensis 4 Dec 2017 BT Wursten
P Ballings
T Castigo
LM Mangane
VR Massingue
EA Damas
AC Mamba
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2541 BT Wursten BR
EOWBL
In patch of sand forest vegetation Along road from Coutada 11 boundary to Chironde, Coutada 12, Cheringoma 184 50 0 Mozambique 1835A4 MS 125

woody spines on stem, simple alternate leaves; flower buds creamy-white

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90550 Drypetes natalensis var. natalensis 4 Dec 2017 BT Wursten
P Ballings
T Castigo
LM Mangane
VR Massingue
EA Damas
AC Mamba
BT Wursten In patch of sand forest vegetation Along road from Coutada 11 boundary to Chironde, Coutada 12, Cheringoma 184 50 0 Mozambique 1835A4 MS 125

Small tree with clusters of velvety fruit on main trunk; leaves leathery, distinctly asymmetric at the base, sharply toothed.

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90500 Drypetes reticulata 2 Dec 2017 BT Wursten
P Ballings
T Castigo
LM Mangane
VR Massingue
EA Damas
AC Mamba
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2530 BT Wursten BR
EOWBL
In sand forest Inhamitanga Forest, Cheringoma 83 50 0 Mozambique 1835A2 MS 217

Tree with a hairy round fruit

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90547 Entada abyssinica 4 Dec 2017 BT Wursten
P Ballings
T Castigo
LM Mangane
VR Massingue
EA Damas
AC Mamba
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2537 BT Wursten BR
EOWBL
Margin of wooded grassland Along road from Coutada 11 boundary to Chironde, Coutada 12, Cheringoma 184 50 0 Mozambique 1835A4 MS 104

long, creamy-whitish inflorescence. Brown pod breaking up in parts

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90519 Eureiandra fasciculata 6 Dec 2017 BT Wursten
P Ballings
LM Mangane
VR Massingue
EA Damas
AC Mamba
BT Wursten In riverine fringe at the edge of dambo Chironde area, Coutada 12, Cheringoma. 184 50 0 Mozambique 1835A4 MS 172

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90491 Fernandoa magnifica 2 Dec 2017 BT Wursten
P Ballings
T Castigo
LM Mangane
VR Massingue
EA Damas
AC Mamba
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2533 BT Wursten BR
EOWBL
In open mixed woodland Along road from Inhamitanga Forest to Chironde, Coutada 12, Cheringoma 184 50 0 Mozambique 1835A2 MS 236

small tree with dry fruit, long curled papery pods with winged seeds.

7
90507 Garcinia livingstonei 6 Dec 2017 BT Wursten
P Ballings
LM Mangane
VR Massingue
EA Damas
AC Mamba
BT Wursten Wooded vegetation island in dambo Chironde area, Coutada 12, Cheringoma. 184 50 0 Mozambique 1835A4 MS 173

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90571 Glinus oppositifolius var. oppositifolius 29 Dec 2017 BT Wursten
P Ballings
T Castigo
LM Mangane
VR Massingue
EA Damas
AC Mamba
BT Wursten Disturbed roadside margin at edge of dambo Chironde area, Coutada 12, Cheringoma 184 50 0 Mozambique 1835A4 MS 168

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90567 Gonatopus boivinii 29 Dec 2017 BT Wursten
P Ballings
T Castigo
LM Mangane
VR Massingue
EA Damas
AC Mamba
BT Wursten By termite hill in tall miombo woodland Chironde area, Coutada 12, Cheringoma 184 50 0 Mozambique 1835A4 MS 189

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90575 Holarrhena pubescens 29 Nov 2017 BT Wursten
P Ballings
T Castigo
LM Mangane
VR Massingue
EA Damas
AC Mamba
LM Mangane VR Massingue EA Damas AC Mamba PP004 BT Wursten EOWBL
Miombo woodland Chironde area, Coutada 12, Cheringoma 184 50 0 Mozambique 1835A4 MS 174

the leaves are opposite, the flowers are white, the fruit is pod-like and the shrub has latex.

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90566 Jateorhiza palmata 29 Dec 2017 BT Wursten
P Ballings
T Castigo
LM Mangane
VR Massingue
EA Damas
AC Mamba
BT Wursten Tall miombo woodland Chironde area, Coutada 12, Cheringoma 184 50 0 Mozambique 1835A4 MS 186

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90570 Leucas milanjiana 29 Dec 2017 BT Wursten
P Ballings
T Castigo
LM Mangane
VR Massingue
EA Damas
AC Mamba
BT Wursten Disturbed roadside margin at edge of dambo Chironde area, Coutada 12, Cheringoma 184 50 0 Mozambique 1835A4 MS 168

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90551 Mimusops obtusifolia 4 Dec 2017 BT Wursten
P Ballings
T Castigo
LM Mangane
VR Massingue
EA Damas
AC Mamba
BT Wursten By termite mound at margin of wooded grassland Along road from Coutada 11 boundary to Chironde, Coutada 12, Cheringoma 184 50 0 Mozambique 1835A4 MS 104

In bud

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90544 Ochna natalitia 4 Dec 2017 BT Wursten
P Ballings
T Castigo
LM Mangane
VR Massingue
EA Damas
AC Mamba
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2540 BT Wursten BR
EOWBL
In patch of sand forest vegetation Along road from Coutada 11 boundary to Chironde, Coutada 12, Cheringoma 184 50 0 Mozambique 1835A4 MS 122

Green and black fruit held in persistent red calyx lobes

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90569 Ochna natalitia 29 Dec 2017 BT Wursten
P Ballings
T Castigo
LM Mangane
VR Massingue
EA Damas
AC Mamba
BT Wursten Margin of riverine fringe and miombo woodland Chironde area, Coutada 12, Cheringoma 184 50 0 Mozambique 1835A4 MS 189

Distinctly galled

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90505 Pentodon pentandrus var. minor 6 Dec 2017 BT Wursten
P Ballings
LM Mangane
VR Massingue
EA Damas
AC Mamba
BT Wursten Among grasses and sedges n dambo. Chironde area, Coutada 12, Cheringoma. 184 50 0 Mozambique 1835A4 MS 173

Scrambling herb with pale mauve, hairy flowers.

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90541 Phragmites mauritianus 6 Dec 2017 BT Wursten
P Ballings
LM Mangane
VR Massingue
EA Damas
AC Mamba
BT Wursten Among grasses and sedges in dambo. Chironde area, Coutada 12, Cheringoma. 184 50 0 Mozambique 1835A4 MS 173

Leaves with a hard sharp tip

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90502 Psorospermum febrifugum 29 Nov 2017 BT Wursten
P Ballings
T Castigo
LM Mangane
VR Massingue
EA Damas
AC Mamba
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2517 BT Wursten BR
EOWBL
Margin of riverine fringe and miombo woodland Chironde Camp, Coutada 12, Cheringoma 184 50 0 Mozambique 1835A4 MS 168

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96239 Rhynchosia divaricata 29 Nov 2017 BT Wursten
P Ballings
T Castigo
LM Mangane
VR Massingue
EA Damas
AC Mamba
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2515 BT Wursten BR
EOWBL
Margin of miombo woodland and riverine fringe Chironde area, Coutada 12, Cheringoma 184 50 0 Mozambique 1835A4 MS 163

Somewhat scandent herb; flowers maroon and yellow

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96240 Rhynchosia divaricata 6 Dec 2017 BT Wursten
P Ballings
LM Mangane
VR Massingue
EA Damas
AC Mamba
BT Wursten Tall miombo woodland Chironde area, Coutada 12, Cheringoma 184 50 0 Mozambique 1835A4 MS 179

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90498 Rinorea arborea 2 Dec 2017 BT Wursten
P Ballings
T Castigo
LM Mangane
VR Massingue
EA Damas
AC Mamba
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2524 BT Wursten BR
EOWBL
In sand forest Inhamitanga Forest, Cheringoma 83 50 0 Mozambique 1835A2 MS 210

flowers creamy-white to greenish; leaves very much damaged by insects.

7
90499 Rinorea arborea 2 Dec 2017 BT Wursten
P Ballings
T Castigo
LM Mangane
VR Massingue
EA Damas
AC Mamba
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2530 BT Wursten BR
EOWBL
In sand forest Inhamitanga Forest, Cheringoma 83 50 0 Mozambique 1835A2 MS 217

7
90542 Rinorea arborea 4 Dec 2017 BT Wursten
P Ballings
T Castigo
LM Mangane
VR Massingue
EA Damas
AC Mamba
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2542 BT Wursten BR
EOWBL
In patch of sand forest vegetation Along road from Coutada 11 boundary to Chironde, Coutada 12, Cheringoma 184 50 0 Mozambique 1835A4 MS 131

7
90501 Rytigynia umbellulata 29 Nov 2017 BT Wursten
P Ballings
T Castigo
LM Mangane
VR Massingue
EA Damas
AC Mamba
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2545 BT Wursten BR
EOWBL
Riverine fringe Chironde Camp, Coutada 12, Cheringoma 184 50 0 Mozambique 1835A4 MS 168

Small shrubs c. 1.6 m tall with horizontal branches; flowers in axillary clusters, creamy-green

7
90565 Siphonochilus aethiopicus 29 Nov 2017 BT Wursten
P Ballings
T Castigo
LM Mangane
VR Massingue
EA Damas
AC Mamba
BT Wursten Tall miombo woodland Chironde area, Coutada 12, Cheringoma 184 50 0 Mozambique 1835A4 MS 186

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90492 Strophanthus kombe 2 Dec 2017 BT Wursten
P Ballings
T Castigo
LM Mangane
VR Massingue
EA Damas
AC Mamba
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2532 BT Wursten EOWBL
Margin of sand forest Inhamitanga Forest, Cheringoma 83 50 0 Mozambique 1835A2 MS 210

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90493 Strophanthus petersianus 2 Dec 2017 BT Wursten
P Ballings
T Castigo
LM Mangane
VR Massingue
EA Damas
AC Mamba
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2523 BT Wursten BR
EOWBL
Margin of sand forest Inhamitanga Forest, Cheringoma 83 50 0 Mozambique 1835A2 MS 210

shrub/liane, flower is white with modified petals like a tail.

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90548 Syzygium guineense subsp. guineense 4 Dec 2017 BT Wursten
P Ballings
T Castigo
LM Mangane
VR Massingue
EA Damas
AC Mamba
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2536 BT Wursten BR
EOWBL
By termite mound at margin of wooded grassland Along road from Coutada 11 boundary to Chironde, Coutada 12, Cheringoma 184 50 0 Mozambique 1835A4 MS 104

Same family as Jambalao

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90576 Tabernaemontana elegans 29 Nov 2017 BT Wursten
P Ballings
T Castigo
LM Mangane
VR Massingue
EA Damas
AC Mamba
LM Mangane VR Massingue EA Damas AC Mamba PP005 BT Wursten EOWBL
Miombo woodland Chironde area, Coutada 12, Cheringoma 184 50 0 Mozambique 1835A4 MS 174

Medium tree with latex the leaves are green and opposite

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90496 Tapura fischeri var. pubescens 2 Dec 2017 BT Wursten
P Ballings
T Castigo
LM Mangane
VR Massingue
EA Damas
AC Mamba
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2522 BT Wursten BR
EOWBL
Margin of sand forest Inhamitanga Forest, Cheringoma 83 50 0 Mozambique 1835A2 MS 210

white inflorescence with a strong smell

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90504 Thunbergia schimbensis 29 Nov 2017 BT Wursten
P Ballings
T Castigo
LM Mangane
VR Massingue
EA Damas
AC Mamba
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2545 BT Wursten BR
EOWBL
Tall miombo woodland Chironde area, Coutada 12, Cheringoma 184 50 0 Mozambique 1835A4 MS 174

Flowers white

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90488 Torenia thouarsii 6 Dec 2017 BT Wursten
P Ballings
LM Mangane
VR Massingue
EA Damas
AC Mamba
BT Wursten Among grasses and sedges n dambo. Chironde area, Coutada 12, Cheringoma. 184 50 0 Mozambique 1835A4 MS 173

herb with 2-lipped flowers, white and pink; calyx winged.

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90540 Urena lobata 6 Dec 2017 BT Wursten
P Ballings
LM Mangane
VR Massingue
EA Damas
AC Mamba
BT Wursten Among grasses and sedges in dambo. Chironde area, Coutada 12, Cheringoma. 184 50 0 Mozambique 1835A4 MS 173

Mostly dry plants from previous year with new leaves just appearing

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90539 Vernonia glabra var. glabra 6 Dec 2017 BT Wursten
P Ballings
LM Mangane
VR Massingue
EA Damas
AC Mamba
BT Wursten Among grasses and sedges in dambo. Chironde area, Coutada 12, Cheringoma. 184 50 0 Mozambique 1835A4 MS 173

Mostly dry plants from previous year with new leaves just appearing at the base

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90573 Vitex payos 29 Nov 2017 BT Wursten
P Ballings
T Castigo
LM Mangane
VR Massingue
EA Damas
AC Mamba
LM Mangane VR Massingue EA Damas AC Mamba PP002 BT Wursten EOWBL
Miombo woodland Chironde area, Coutada 12, Cheringoma 184 50 0 Mozambique 1835A4 MS 186

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90489 Voacanga thouarsii 6 Dec 2017 BT Wursten
P Ballings
LM Mangane
VR Massingue
EA Damas
AC Mamba
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2543 BT Wursten BR
EOWBL
Wooded vegetation island in dambo Chironde area, Coutada 12, Cheringoma. 184 50 0 Mozambique 1835A4 MS 173

Small tree resembling Tabernaemontana but with much larger white flowers.

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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 made by Edgar Damas.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/utilities/utility-display-records-by-person.php?person_id=1071, retrieved 20 September 2020

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