Records made by Linda Hyde

Records: 7

The following is a list of the records made by Linda Hyde 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
66834 Acacia caffra 9 May 1992 MA Hyde
M Silva-Jones
G Hall
LM Hyde
F Dawe
P Dawe
Formerly miombo woodland Corner of Kirkman Road and Tynwald Road, Harare 1 1 Zimbabwe 1730D4 TR853305 C 1460

This site 'by the Old Bulawayo Road' was well known in the late 80s and 90s and was at that time the only record of this species from Zimbabwe. 4 plants were seen on this visit, varying from very large to a shrub only. The trees were in fruit. The area is becoming more and more built-up and disturbed.

-17.805550 30.974180 6
66835 Acacia hereroensis 9 May 1992 MA Hyde
M Silva-Jones
G Hall
LM Hyde
F Dawe
P Dawe
RB Drummond In open grassland Valley of the Gwebi, Marlborough, near Harare. 1 1 Zimbabwe 1730D2 C 1460

8 trees of various sizes in a colony in the middle of open grassland with few other trees present. The trees were originally found by Ferdi Couto (Maureen Silva-Jones, pers. comm.). Specimens collected on 9 May were shown to Bob Drummond on 17 May 1992 and a careful examination was made, especially to check that were not Acacia polyacantha. Bob agreed that they were A. hereroensis. There already is a specimen from the same place in SRGH dated March 1988, collected by Rolf Hangartner. I understand that subsequently the trees were cut down. Mark Hyde, 3 August 2015.

-17.733380 30.984420 6
28958 Artabotrys brachypetalus 11 Jul 1992 LM Hyde
Sebakwepoort, near Kwekwe 0 Zimbabwe 1829D4 C 1140

In fruit

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60199 (cultivated) Ceiba insignis (cultivated) 3 Aug 2014 LM Hyde
MA Hyde Planted street tree De Villiers Road, Alexandra Park, Harare 1 2 Zimbabwe 1731C3 C 1520

Tree bearing woolly fruits

-17.783070 31.069950 7
66451 Ficus religiosa 1 Aug 2014 MA Hyde
LM Hyde
MA Hyde Epiphytic on a palm tree Tamba-tamba, Princess Drive, Highlands, Harare 1 0 Zimbabwe 1731C3 C 1520

Self-sown

-17.804096 31.089949 7
48643 Macroptilium atropurpureum 14 Dec 2012 LM Hyde
MA Hyde Disturbed ground at edge of yard Pete's Autos, Martin Drive, Msasa, Harare 1 0 Zimbabwe 1731C3 C 1520

-17.843540 31.111160 7
102290 (cultivated) Phoenix canariensis (cultivated) 5 Jun 2019 LM Hyde
MA Hyde In garden Dandaro, Harare 1 2 Zimbabwe 1731C3 C 1528

2 magnificent specimens

-17.780420 31.075431 7


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 Linda Hyde.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/utilities/utility-display-records-by-person.php?person_id=128, retrieved 10 July 2020

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