Records made by Guarino

Records: 6

The following is a list of the records made by Guarino 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
93296 Acanthosicyos naudinianus 24 Apr 1994 GL Maggs
L Guarino
GL Maggs 1047 WIND
Caprivi: West Caprivi: 41,5 km from Kongola to Bagani along 'Golden Highway' B8. 0 Namibia (Caprivi Strip) 1722D4 0

Creeper; Notes: Vigorous creeper, growing on fine, grey sand in disturbed area on road verge. Also found in adjoining Aristida/Hyparrhenia grassland. Only male flowers seen, no fruits. Insect pollinators collected for identification. Locally abundant. Some individuals with leaves grey-green, prostrate; others deeper in bush with leaves yellow-green, upright, less incised.

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93735 Citrullus lanatus 23 Apr 1994 GL Maggs
L Guarino
GL Maggs 1046 WIND
Caprivi: East Caprivi: (Site 6) 13,5 km from the turn-off to Lianshulu (D3511) from the main tarred road between Katima- Kongola (B8). 0 Namibia (Caprivi Strip) 1723C4 980

Creeper; Notes: Prostrate, annual creeper. Great variation in leaves from deeply lobed to almost unlobed. Petals golden yellow. Fruits vary from pale green to dark green banded. Flesh pale green, not bitter but somewhat mealy. Sikululu (Lozi) is flesh made into porridge by local people. Seeds dispersed by elephants. Growing in mulapo grassland on road verge. Soil pH 8.

-17.920280 23.337500 5
93214 Corallocarpus bainesii 24 Apr 1994 GL Maggs
L Guarino
GL Maggs 1048 WIND
Caprivi: West Caprivi: 79, 3 km from Kongola to Bagani along 'Golden Highway' B8. 0 Namibia (Caprivi Strip) 1722D3 1000

Climber; Notes: Climber on Acacia, sparse, only 1 individual found. Leaves 3-palmatilobate. Flowers clustered, minute with golden yellow petals. Fruits green, glaucous, 1 cm long. Growing together with Zehneria marlothii in Eragrostis grass-stand on fringes of mixed semi-deciduous woodland. Fine pale grey sand. Also seen: Acanthosicyos naudinianus, Citrullus lanatus.

-17.948610 22.597220 5
95438 Corallocarpus bainesii 24 Apr 1994 GL Maggs
L Guarino
GL Maggs 1050 WIND
Caprivi: West Caprivi: (Site 8) 106 km from Kongola to Bagani along 'Golden Highway' B8. 0 Namibia (Caprivi Strip) 1822A2 1030

Climber; Notes: Climber in dense Acacia undergrowth, together with Zehneria marlothii. Locally sparse. Leaves soft, palmately lobed. Fruits pointed, bright red when mature. Rootstock elongated, strong smelling when cut. Also seen: Acanthosicyos naudinianus, Citrullus lanatus. 2 Sheets: sheet2

-18.031670 22.256390 2
93782 Momordica balsamina 23 Apr 1994 GL Maggs
L Guarino
GL Maggs 1045 WIND
Caprivi: East Caprivi: (Site 6) 13,5 km from turn-off to Lianshulu (D3511) from main tarred road between Katima - Kongola (B8). 0 Namibia (Caprivi Strip) 1723C4 0

Climber; Notes: Also seen: Acanthosicyos naudinianus, Citrullus lanatus. Growing in Terminalia sericea wooded grassland with Aristida meridionalis, Sporobolus sp, dominants. Soil pH8. Annual climber on Acacia shrub. Locally abundant, but only 1 individual with ripe fruit. Leaves deeply incised, foetid when crushed. Flowers with creamy-yellow petals. Fruits with acute apex, dark green with white flecks ripening to bright red. Photos. Pollinating insects collected.

-17.920280 23.337500 5
93516 Zehneria marlothii 23 Apr 1994 GL Maggs
L Guarino
GL Maggs 1044 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: East Caprivi: (Site 5) Singalamwe, floodplain below village at Birkinstock's camp. 0 Namibia (Caprivi Strip) 1723C2 980

Climber; Notes: Delicate annual limber on undergrowth shrubs. Leaves deltoid in outline, 3 - 5 lobed, thin, slightly scabrous adaxially. Flowers minute; petals creamy white. Fruits globose although slightly flattened. Also seen: Citrullus lanatus, Momordica balsamina, Cucumis anguria, C metuliferus, Acanthosicyos naudinianus.

-17.625000 23.375000 5


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 Guarino.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/utilities/utility-display-records-by-person.php?person_id=1126, retrieved 18 February 2020

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