Records made by Mervyn Lötter

Records: 126

The following is a list of the records made by Mervyn Lötter 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
110394 Acacia sieberiana var. sieberiana 13 May 1998 M Lötter
M Lötter 281 BNRH
Inhaminga, Beira. 0 Mozambique 1834B4 MS 0

Riverine vegetation in miombo woodland. -x000D- Query on plant label re: species.

0.000000 0.000000 2
110395 Acacia sieberiana var. sieberiana 8 Sep 2009 M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 1851 M Lötter BNRH
Moz Hunters Concession, Pundanhar to Nangade. 0 Mozambique 1039D4 N 34

KEW - ProNatura Project.-x000D- Trees 8 m tall with rounded canopy, not flat-topped. Bark papery and flaking, yellowish brown pieces. Rare-x000D- Habitat: Floodplain, open woodland, in soil.

-10.868056 39.919722 6
40516 Aidia micrantha var. msonju 6 Mar 2007 BT Wursten
JE Burrows
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
M Lötter
Evergreen forest Slopes below Nhandore peak, mt Gorongosa. 4 0 Mozambique 1834A3 MS 1305

Unusually large tree, more than 20 m tall, recently fallen in the forest

-18.457666 34.055783 6
19170 Amblygonocarpus andongensis 12 Mar 2007 BT Wursten
JE Burrows
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
M Lötter
BT Wursten Miombo woodland with riverine influences Levasflor, Cheringoma, Mozambique. 88 0 Mozambique 1834D4 MS 200

-18.758983 34.924833 7
109433 Aneilema aequinoctiale 5 Apr 2010 M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 292 BC Turpin BNRH
Moribane forest, 'Agalaea' site. 0 Mozambique 1933C2 MS 555

Climbing herb to 3 m high with yellow flowers. In the foothills of Chimanimani Mountains; at the roadside in dappled shade.

-19.712778 33.349722 6
109435 Aneilema hockii 4 Apr 2010 M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 290 RB Faden BNRH
Save floodplain. 0 Mozambique 2134A2 GI 74

Herb with striped calyx, in open Brachystegia torrei woodland. In shade of tree.

-21.039722 34.261111 6
109438 Aneilema pedunculosum 20 Mar 2009 M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 260 RB Faden BNRH
18 km S of Macomia. 0 Mozambique 1240A3 N 246

An erect herb 20 cm tall with a small, tight terminal inflorescence of tiny flowers and buds. Pedicels blue. Growing on a roadside verge in the shade of a tree.-x000D- [photograph of live plant attached to sheet]

-12.388056 40.125000 6
109439 Aneilema pedunculosum 12 Apr 2010 M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 299 RB Faden BNRH
Chimanimani Gate Camp. 0 Mozambique 1933C1 MS 592

Herb 10 cm tall with lilac flowers in tightly compact heads. Occasional. In humus-rich soil in dappled shade of riverine growth., Occurrence: occasional

-19.586389 33.085000 6
109443 Aneilema welwitschii 14 Apr 2010 M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 303 RB Faden BNRH
Serra Choa. 0 Mozambique 1833A1 MS 1560

Small erect herb with tiny yellow flowers in tightly clustered heads, growing in long grass on forest edge.

-18.015556 33.114167 6
22311 Angraecum cultriforme 10 Mar 2007 BT Wursten
JE Burrows
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
M Lötter
BT Wursten Low-level epiphyte in riverine forest Levasflor Concession, Sofala. 88 0 Mozambique 1834D4 MS 200

6
21955 Aristolochia albida 8 Mar 2007 BT Wursten
JE Burrows
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
M Lötter
BT Wursten P Ballings PB1069 BT Wursten BR
Roadside near margin of sand forest Road East of Casa Banana, Sofala. 0 Mozambique 1834C2 MS 80

-18.502417 34.498747 7
36427 Artabotrys brachypetalus 11 Mar 2007 BT Wursten
JE Burrows
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
M Lötter
JE Burrows Mixed woodland Road to Chiniziuwa River, Cheringoma 0 Mozambique 1835C3 MS 150

-18.950000 35.016670 5
109858 Baphia massaiensis subsp. obovata var. obovata 16 May 1998 M Lötter
M Lötter 297 BNRH
5km S. of Save River along road from Beira to Maputo. 0 Mozambique 2134B1 ? 0

Small tree (2 m tall) growing on deep sands in woodland. -x000D-

0.000000 0.000000 2
31845 (cultivated) Barleria repens (cultivated) 10 Mar 2007 BT Wursten
JE Burrows
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
M Lötter
BT Wursten Brachystegia woodland with riverine influences Levasflor Timber concession, Cheringoma 88 0 Mozambique 1834D4 MS 200

-18.758970 34.928229 6
109022 Bauhinia petersiana 5 Oct 2005 M Lötter
M Lötter 1147 M Lötter BNRH
Nampula town area. 0 Mozambique 1539A1 N 0

Shrub. Flowers white.

0.000000 0.000000 2
109199 Boscia angustifolia var. corymbosa 8 Sep 2009 M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 1848 DJ Goyder BNRH
Moz Hunters Concession, Pundanhar to Nangade. 0 Mozambique 1039D4 N 38

KEW - ProNatura Project.-x000D- 8 m tall, single-stemmed; smooth grey bark. Fruits brown. Occasional-x000D- Habitat: Open woodland. In sandy clay.

-10.878889 39.905278 6
109203 Boscia mossambicensis 2 Apr 2010 M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 2016 M Lötter BNRH
Sand forest along Massingir to Chokwe road. 0 Mozambique 2432A2 GI 158

Shrub 1.5 m tall. Multi-stemmed. Flowers yellow-green, musty-smelling, not that visible and smell noticeable. Flowering near base. Occasional-x000D- Habitat: Closed shrubland, in well-drained sand. In full sun.

-24.145556 32.290833 6
108257 Brachystegia boehmii 9 May 1998 M Lötter
M Lötter 254 BNRH
Miombo with Erythrophleum. 5 km S. of Birchenough Bridge. 0 Zimbabwe 1932C4 S 0

0.000000 0.000000 0
108264 Brachystegia glaucescens 9 May 1998 M Lötter
M Lötter 257 BNRH
Vumba Mountain, Mutare. 63 0 Zimbabwe 1932B2 E 0

Flat topped tree. Smooth, pale bark.

0.000000 0.000000 0
109059 Brachystegia glaucescens 11 Oct 2006 M Lötter
M Lötter 1098 JE Burrows BNRH
Mahate - Bilibiza area. 0 Mozambique 1240C2 N 0

As Brachystegia microphylla in BNRH. Tree, 10 m tall in miombo woodland. Bark pale. C. 39 pairs of leaflets.

0.000000 0.000000 2
109053 Brachystegia manga 4 Oct 2005 M Lötter
M Lötter 1078 M Lötter BNRH
Lioma. 0 Mozambique 1536B2 Z 0

Tree 6 m tall in riparian miombo woodland. Bark smooth, fissuring on old trunk.

0.000000 0.000000 2
109054 Brachystegia manga 17 Oct 2005 M Lötter
M Lötter 1130 M Lötter BNRH
20 km N. of Montpuez from Mueda. 0 Mozambique 1238D4 N 0

Coppice growth.

0.000000 0.000000 2
108269 Brachystegia microphylla 7 Mar 1999 M Lötter
M Lötter 608 BNRH
Miombo Woodland Mwinilunga. 0 Zambia 1124A2 W 0

Tree

0.000000 0.000000 0
108270 Brachystegia microphylla 11 Oct 2006 M Lötter
M Lötter 1098 JE Burrows BNRH
In miombo woodland Mahate - Bilibiza area. 0 Mozambique 1240C2 N 0

Tree, 10 m tall. Bark pale. about 39 pairs of leaflets.

0.000000 0.000000 0
108273 Brachystegia spiciformis 9 May 1998 M Lötter
M Lötter 275 BNRH
Miombo woodland Vumba. 63 0 Zimbabwe 1932B2 E 0

0.000000 0.000000 0
108274 Brachystegia spiciformis 30 Sep 2005 M Lötter
M Lötter 1051 M Lötter BNRH
In coastal woodland Zavorra turn-off. 0 Mozambique 2435A3 GI 0

Tree 3 - 5 m tall. Flowers white.

0.000000 0.000000 0
109063 Brachystegia spiciformis 30 Sep 2005 M Lötter
M Lötter 1051 M Lötter BNRH
Zavorra turn-off. 0 Mozambique 2435A3 GI 0

Tree 3 - 5 m tall in coastal woodland. Flowers white.

0.000000 0.000000 2
108287 Brachystegia torrei 17 Oct 2005 M Lötter
M Lötter 1125 JE Burrows BNRH
In woodland 20 km SW of Mueda. 0 Mozambique 1139C2 N 0

Tree 20 m tall, bark pale, slightly flaking

0.000000 0.000000 0
109073 Brachystegia torrei 17 Oct 2005 M Lötter
M Lötter 1125 JE Burrows BNRH
20 km S.W. of Mueda. 0 Mozambique 1139C2 N 0

Tree 20 m tall in woodland. Bark pale, slightly flaking.

0.000000 0.000000 2
108294 Brachystegia utilis 7 Mar 1999 M Lötter
M Lötter 609 BNRH
40.1 km from Kapiri-Mposhi to Mkushi. 0 Zambia 1328D4 C 0

Tree 15 m tall

0.000000 0.000000 0
75809 Bulbophyllum fuscum var. melinostachyum 9 Mar 2007 BT Wursten
JE Burrows
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
M Lötter
M Coates Palgrave Miombo woodland Near Chalets, Levasflor, Cheringoma. 88 0 Mozambique 1834D4 MS 200

7
66289 Burkea africana 9 Mar 2007 BT Wursten
JE Burrows
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
M Lötter
JE Burrows M Coates Palgrave Miombo woodland Cheringoma escarpment. 0 Mozambique 1834B4 MS 300

Red velvet growth tip

-18.495200 34.981200 6
42498 Calanthe sylvatica 5 Mar 2007 BT Wursten
JE Burrows
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
M Lötter
BT Wursten P Ballings PB439 BT Wursten LMU
In shade on the forest floor among rocks Forested slopes below Nhandore peak, Mt Gorongosa 4 0 Mozambique 1834A3 MS 1205

7
66291 Carissa tetramera 9 Mar 2007 BT Wursten
JE Burrows
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
M Lötter
W McCleland Miombo woodland Road to Levasflor, Cheringoma 88 0 Mozambique 1834D2 MS 250

-18.743760 34.884420 5
110817 Carpolobia goetzei 1 Oct 2005 M Lötter
M Lötter 1116 JE Burrows BNRH
10 km N of Palma towards Rovuma River. 0 Mozambique 1040C2 N 28

2-4 m tall; flowers with purple in upper petals.

-10.690783 40.493650 5
22302 Cassia afrofistula var. patentipila 11 Mar 2007 BT Wursten
JE Burrows
SM Burrows
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
M Lötter
JE Burrows M Coates Palgrave Open Brachystegia woodland Road to Chiniziuwa River, Cheringoma 0 Mozambique 1834D4 MS 170

5
109089 (cultivated) Cassia afrofistula var. afrofistula (cultivated) 22 Oct 2005 M Lötter
M Lötter 1142 JE Burrows BNRH
10 km N. of Inhassora. 0 Mozambique 2134B4 GI 0

1.5 m tall. Flowers splendid yellow.

0.000000 0.000000 2
18103 Cissus rotundifolia 8 Mar 2007 BT Wursten
JE Burrows
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
M Lötter
Climbing in tree on termite hill Road to Casa Banana, Sofala. 0 Mozambique 1834A4 MS 104

-18.477160 34.386740 5
108398 Cleistochlamys kirkii 10 May 1998 M Lötter
M Lötter 264 JE Burrows BNRH
15km north of Dondo, central Mozambique. 0 Mozambique 1934D1 MS 0

Woodland on deep sands. Large woody shrub; bark flaking.

0.000000 0.000000 2
108399 Cleistochlamys kirkii 16 May 1998 M Lötter
M Lötter 298 JE Burrows BNRH
5km south of Sav‚ River on road from Beira to Maputo. 0 Mozambique 2134B1 ? 0

Large woody shrub, bark flaking. -x000D- Habitat: woodland on deep sands.

0.000000 0.000000 2
24853 Combretum zeyheri 12 Mar 2007 BT Wursten
JE Burrows
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
M Lötter
BT Wursten M Coates Palgrave Miombo woodland Levasflor Concession, Cheringoma 88 0 Mozambique 1834D4 MS 200

-18.759280 34.926154 7
109446 Commelina africana 4 Apr 2010 M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 289 RB Faden BNRH
Save Sand forest. 0 Mozambique 2134B1 GI 76

Spreading herb with yellow flowers; glabrous except for cilia on leaf sheath. In dappled shade of Brachystegia torrei sand forest. On a sand bank.

-21.215833 34.670833 6
109447 Commelina africana 11 Apr 2010 M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 297 RB Faden BNRH
Chimanimani Gate Camp. 0 Mozambique 1933C1 MS 592

Erect bushy herb 30 cm tall with yellow flowers and narrow leaves. Growing at campsite in bare sandy soil, still flowering in the afternoon.

-19.586389 33.085000 6
109448 Commelina aspera var. aspera 10 Mar 2009 M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 250 RB Faden BNRH
Ñ 55 km S of Lichinga. 0 Mozambique 1335C4 N 1053

A 20 cm tall, erect herb with yellow flowers, mauve claws and purple filaments. Spathes terminally clustered and acuminate. Leaves partially folded. Growing in Miombo woodland in dappled shade.

-13.784722 35.354722 6
109450 Commelina benghalensis 20 Mar 2009 M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 258 RB Faden BNRH
Ñ 55 km S of Macomia. 0 Mozambique 1240C1 N 179

An uncommon herb with erect stems to 40 cm tall. Flowers blue. Subterranean flowers collected, too! Growing in woodland at the base of a granite outcrop in shade. In deep soil.

-12.663056 40.023333 6
109451 Commelina benghalensis 23 Mar 2009 M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 264 RB Faden BNRH
Nangade. 0 Mozambique 1139B1 N 236

A herb with 1 m long stems scrambling through grass. Tiny blue flowers. Ovate leaves and red cilia on leaf-sheaths.-x000D- [photo of live plant attached to sheet]

-11.021944 39.709167 6
109452 Commelina bracteosa 19 Mar 2009 M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 256 RB Faden BNRH
Reserva de Crusse. 0 Mozambique 1440D2 N 56

A locally common herb with 'variegated' lanceolate leaves, forming a ground cover. Flowers blue. Growing in coastal Androstachys sand forest in the shade next to the gravel road., Occurrence: locally common

-14.703889 40.810000 6
109453 Commelina bracteosa 19 Mar 2009 M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 254 RB Faden BNRH
Reserva de Crusse. 0 Mozambique 1440D2 N 45

A groundcovering herb with blue-green leaves and blue flowers. Locally common.-x000D- Habitat: Growing in coastal Androstachys sand forest in shade along the gravel roadside., Occurrence: locally common

-14.731111 40.813056 6
109454 Commelina bracteosa 24 Mar 2009 M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 265 RB Faden BNRH
Alto Ligonha. 0 Mozambique 1538C1 N 591

A herb with blue flowers and erect shoots. Leaves linear-elliptic. Growing on a steep S-facing granite outcrop; in shallow pockets of soil.

-15.515833 38.188333 6
109457 Commelina diffusa subsp. diffusa 13 Apr 2010 M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 300 RB Faden BNRH
Choa. 0 Mozambique 1833A1 MS 1382

Herb, rooting at the nodes; with tiny blue flowers with conspicuous 3rd petal. Rare. Growing in semi-shade of forest edge next to road on an earth bank., Occurrence: rare

-18.054444 33.126111 6
109459 Commelina erecta 6 Apr 2010 M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 294 RB Faden BNRH
Ndzhou Campsite. 0 Mozambique 1933C2 MS 630

As Commelina erecta erecta in BNRH.Common herb with blue flowers, growing in a clearing in the forest., Occurrence: common

-19.733056 33.338889 6
109462 Commelina erecta 11 Apr 2010 M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 295 RB Faden BNRH
Chimanimani Gate Camp. 0 Mozambique 1933C1 MS 592

As Commelina erecta livingstonii in BNRH. Herb with lilac flowers, lanceolate leaves with light green mid-rib. Growing on the edge of forest near the Little Mussapa River.

-19.586389 33.085000 6
109463 Commelina erecta 26 Mar 2009 M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 266 RB Faden BNRH
Save Sand Forest, 16 km SE of Save River bridge on EN1. 0 Mozambique 2134B1 GI 80

As Commelina erecta livingstonii in BNRH. A trailing herb with blue flowers on ascending shoots. Much-branched. Leaves linear-elliptic. Growing along the road in sand forest.-x000D- [photo of live plant attached to sheet]

-21.212778 34.670556 6
109464 Commelina erecta 4 Apr 2010 M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 291 RB Faden BNRH
Save floodplain. 0 Mozambique 2134A2 GI 74

As Commelina erecta livingstonii in BNRH. Bushy herb with lilac flowers and scabrid leaves; in dappled shade of forest margin.

-21.039722 34.261111 6
109467 Commelina forskaolii 19 Mar 2009 M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 253 RB Faden BNRH
Reserva de Crusse. 0 Mozambique 1440D2 N 45

A blue flowered herb with erect flowering stems 15 cm tall. Growing in coastal Androstachys sand forest in full sun along the gravel roadside.

-14.731111 40.813056 6
109468 Commelina forskaolii 7 Mar 2009 M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 247 RB Faden BNRH
Along the road, EN 1, 10 km S of Chilene. 0 Mozambique 2235C3 GI 97

A mat-forming herb with erect flowering shoots and tiny blue flowers. In coastal thicket on deep sand in deep shade.

-22.769722 35.154444 6
109469 Commelina forskaolii 16 Apr 2010 M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 306 RB Faden BNRH
Changara area, road 103. 0 Mozambique 1633C4 T 485

Herb with tiny blue flowers and blue filaments. Capsules present. Rare - only one plant seen. Growing in rocky, sandy soil next to the road in full sun on a quartzite outcrop., Occurrence: rare

-16.971944 33.320833 6
109470 Commelina neurophylla 14 Apr 2010 M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 302 RB Faden BNRH
Serra Choa. 0 Mozambique 1833A1 MS 1560

Decumbent herb with mauve flowers growing in long grass on forest edge. Scattered.-x000D- [Extract from R.B. Faden's e mail to B.C. Turpin July 2010]-x000D- Turpin 302 Commelina neurophylla C.B.Clarke-x000D- First record from Mozambique. The mountains in eastern Zimb

-18.015556 33.114167 6
109471 Commelina zambesica 20 Mar 2009 M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 257 RB Faden BNRH
Ñ 55 km S of Macomia. 0 Mozambique 1240C1 N 179

An uncommon herb with stems looping along the ground rooting at the nodes. Flowers already over when collected. -x000D- In woodland at the base of granite outcrop in shaded, shallow soil.

-12.663056 40.023333 6
109472 Commelina zambesica 23 Mar 2009 M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 263 RB Faden BNRH
Nangade. 0 Mozambique 1039D1 N 210

A robust herb with large leaves with undulating margins. The big blue flowers have 'cup-hook'-shaped purple stamens [illustration]. Growing at the roadside in tall mixed woodland.

-10.656389 39.746111 6
109473 Commelina zambesica 11 Apr 2010 M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 296 RB Faden BNRH
Chimanimani Gate Camp. 0 Mozambique 1933C1 MS 592

Herb with blue flowers and colourless hairs on leaves. Growing near the Little Mussapa River on edge of forest.

-19.586389 33.085000 6
53082 Corchorus aestuans 8 Mar 2007 BT Wursten
JE Burrows
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
M Lötter
BT Wursten Roadside ditch in alluvial wooded grassland Along road at Mukombeze River floodplain, northern boundary Gorongosa National Park 0 Mozambique 1834D1 MS 45

Young fruit present

-18.546097 34.554478 5
41005 Corchorus trilocularis 8 Mar 2007 BT Wursten
JE Burrows
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
M Lötter
BT Wursten P Ballings PB1064 BT Wursten MO
BR
Roadside ditch in alluvial wooded grassland Along road at Mukombeze River floodplain, northern boundary Gorongosa National Park 14 0 Mozambique 1834D1 MS 45

Young fruit present

-18.546097 34.554478 5
109873 Crotalaria insignis 8 Apr 2010 M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 2035 BNRH
Along trail just after crossing the Mussapa Grande River, leading up on to Chimanimani mountain, Sussendenga district. 0 Mozambique 1933C1 MS 720

Erect shrub 3.5 m tall, branching in top half of plant. Flowers yellow. Rare-x000D- Habitat: Poorly-drained floodplain; in open woodland; in full sun

5
110247 Cryptocarya liebertiana 14 Apr 2010 M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 2066 M Lötter BNRH
Serra Choa Mountain, Barue district. 0 Mozambique 1833A1 MS 1501

Rounded tree on forest margin. Bark dark grey-brown. Leaves largely bi-coloured and glaucous beneath.

-18.002222 33.106667 6
109099 Cryptosepalum maraviense 4 Oct 2005 M Lötter
M Lötter 1071 M Lötter BNRH
Namina area. 0 Mozambique 1438D4 N 0

Suffrutex, 20 cm tall in woodland.

0.000000 0.000000 2
109475 Cyanotis barbata 14 Apr 2010 M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 301 RB Faden BNRH
Choa. 0 Mozambique 1833A1 MS 1501

Erect herb 40 cm tall with cauline leaves. Rosulate leaves absent. Bulb-like root near surface of soil. Localised. Growing on forest edge in long grass. Rocky., Occurrence: locally common

-18.002222 33.106667 6
109477 Cyanotis lanata 8 Apr 2010 M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 2034 RB Faden BNRH
Trail leading up on to Chimanimani Mountain, Banks of Nhamadza River, Chimanimani National Park, Sussendenga district. 0 Mozambique 1933C1 MS 750

Growing in crevices in granite boulders., Occurrence: common

-19.728333 33.041111 6
18043 Dalbergia arbutifolia subsp. arbutifolia 8 Mar 2007 BT Wursten
JE Burrows
SM Burrows
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
M Lötter
BT Wursten Riverine fringe Vanduzi Bridge, Gorongosa 0 Mozambique 1834C1 MS 384

Growing together with Dalbergia fischeri.

-18.624030 34.067320 7
18050 Dalbergia fischeri 8 Mar 2007 BT Wursten
JE Burrows
SM Burrows
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
M Lötter
BT Wursten Riverine fringe Vanduzi bridge, Gorongosa 0 Mozambique 1834C1 MS 384

Growing together with Dalbergia arbutifolia

-18.624030 34.067320 7
109657 Diospyros loureiriana subsp. loureiriana 1 Nov 2009 M Lötter
M Lötter 1944 JE Burrows BNRH
Nacala Dam, 30 km west of Nacala. 0 Mozambique 1440D1 N 72

Tree to 5 m tall, bark grey & rough, flowers whitish; in woodland on sandy soils.

-14.714722 40.525278 7
54027 Drypetes arguta 20 May 2004 M Coates Palgrave
M Lötter
M Coates Palgrave J Maneka s.n. M Lötter TCT-Catapú
Sandforest Catapu, Via Pungue; Block 2 82 0 Mozambique 1835A1 MS 70

Small tree

-18.030389 35.182806 7
110843 Drypetes mossambicensis 13 Oct 2007 M Lötter
M Lötter 1270 M Lötter BNRH
Chokwe to Limpopo River. 0 Mozambique 2433A3 GI 35

Single-stemmed tree, 7 m tall; flowers yellow; in floodplain thicket, savanna.

-24.436000 33.011317 4
25547 Entada chrysostachys 8 Mar 2007 BT Wursten
JE Burrows
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
M Lötter
BT Wursten P Ballings PB1068 JE Burrows M Coates Palgrave BR
Roadside woodland Road West of Casa Banana, Sofala, Mozambique 0 Mozambique 1834A4 MS 140

-18.466667 34.350000 5
16045 Entada rheedii 11 Mar 2007 BT Wursten
JE Burrows
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
M Lötter
JE Burrows M Coates Palgrave Riverine fringe forest Chiniziuwa River, Cheringoma, Sofala. 0 Mozambique 1835C3 MS 103

-18.963801 35.132991 7
109897 Erythrina abyssinica 2 Oct 2005 M Lötter
M Lötter 1061 JE Burrows BNRH
40 km N. of Zambesi River on road (EN 1) to Morrumbala. 0 Mozambique 1735D1 Z 0

Tree 3 m tall. Flowers red.

0.000000 0.000000 2
109902 (cultivated) Erythrina humeana (cultivated) 9 Mar 2007 M Lötter
M Lötter 1173 M Lötter BNRH
Levasflor Logging Concession entrance road. 0 Mozambique 1834D4 MS 0

Tree 2.2 m tall in miombo woodland.

0.000000 0.000000 2
109113 Erythrophleum africanum 17 Oct 2005 M Lötter
M Lötter 1129 JE Burrows BNRH
25 km N. of Montepuez from Mueda. 0 Mozambique 1238D4 N 0

5 m tall, bark pale grey. Flowers cream.

0.000000 0.000000 2
109122 Erythrophleum suaveolens 14 May 1998 M Lötter
M Lötter 289 BNRH
40 km N. of Dondo along road to Inhaminga, Muanza 0 Mozambique 1934B3 MS 0

Big tree (15 m) growing on deep sands in woodland.

0.000000 0.000000 2
109123 Erythrophleum suaveolens 14 Oct 2005 M Lötter
M Lötter 1121 JE Burrows BNRH
20 km N.E. of Mueda. 0 Mozambique 1139C2 N 0

Large tree 20 m tall in miombo woodland.

0.000000 0.000000 2
109124 Erythrophleum suaveolens 13 Oct 2005 M Lötter
M Lötter 1115 JE Burrows BNRH
10 km S. of Rovuma River, near Cabo Delgado lighthouse. 0 Mozambique 1040D1 N 0

10 m tall in Syzygium thicket. Spikes immature.

0.000000 0.000000 2
110835 Faurea rubriflora 8 Apr 2010 M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 2038 M Lötter BNRH
Banks of the Mussapa Grande River, near trail leading up on to Chimanimani Mountain, Chimanimani National Park. 0 Mozambique 1933C1 MS 722

10 m tall. Bark dark grey and rough. Fruiting branches drooping. Common.-x000D- Habitat: In closed woodland in full sun. On river bank, seasonally waterlogged.

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23378 Garcinia kingaensis 6 Mar 2007 BT Wursten
JE Burrows
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
M Lötter
JE Burrows In forest Forested slope below Nhandore Peak, Mt Gorongosa 4 0 Mozambique 1834A3 MS 1400

-18.454579 34.053425 6
18115 Geophila obvallata subsp. ioides 10 Mar 2007 BT Wursten
JE Burrows
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
M Lötter
JE Burrows Brachystegia woodland Levasflor, Cheringoma 88 0 Mozambique 1834D4 MS 200

-18.758706 34.927444 6
75267 Gladiolus crassifolius 25 Mar 2007 BT Wursten
JE Burrows
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
M Lötter
BT Wursten P Ballings PB471 P Goldblatt LMU
Montane grassland Plateau below Nhandore peak, Mt Gorongosa 4 0 Mozambique 1834A3 MS 1710

Very different colour form See here

7
110044 Gladiolus dalenii subsp. dalenii 13 May 1998 M Lötter
M Lötter 287 BNRH
Between Muanza and Chiniziua. 0 Mozambique 1834D4 MS 0

Hydromorphic grassland in open miombo.

2
16390 Habenaria macrandra 5 Mar 2007 BT Wursten
JE Burrows
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
M Lötter
BT Wursten P Ballings PB440 BT Wursten LMU
In forest Forested slopes below Nhandore Peak, Mt Gorongosa 4 0 Mozambique 1834A3 MS 1150

7
41150 Hippocratea africana var. richardiana 8 Mar 2007 BT Wursten
JE Burrows
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
M Lötter
BT Wursten P Ballings PB1060 BT Wursten MO
BR
Margin of sand forest Along road East of Casa Banana 0 Mozambique 1834C2 MS 80

-18.503294 34.499833 7
22231 Hugonia orientalis 9 Mar 2007 BT Wursten
JE Burrows
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
M Lötter
M Coates Palgrave Miombo woodland Near Chalets, Levasflor, Cheringoma. 88 0 Mozambique 1834D4 MS 200

-18.758898 34.925684 7
22163 Hymenocardia acida var. acida 9 Mar 2007 BT Wursten
JE Burrows
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
M Lötter
JE Burrows M Coates Palgrave Miombo woodland Cheringoma Escarpment, Sofala, Mozambique. 0 Mozambique 1834D2 MS 280

-18.539840 34.992880 5
110747 Hymenocardia acida var. acida 11 May 1988 M Lötter
M Lötter 267 BNRH
Muanza, Beira. C. Mozambique. 0 Mozambique 1834D2 MS 0

Woodland on deep sands.

0.000000 0.000000 2
110753 Hymenocardia ulmoides 16 May 1988 M Lötter
M Lötter 293 BNRH
5 km S. of Save River along rd. from Beira to Maputo. 0 Mozambique 2134B1 ? 0

Woodland on deep sands.

0.000000 0.000000 2
109917 Indigofera atriceps subsp. atriceps 11 Mar 2009 M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 1661 M Lötter BNRH
Lulimbo town, ± 103 km N of Unango on road to Rovuma River Bridge. 0 Mozambique 1235A2 N 791

2 m tall; flowers red, growing on the margins of swamp forest dominated by Syzygium owariense.

-12.087467 35.465450 6
109920 Indigofera lyallii subsp. lyallii 9 Apr 2010 M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 2042 BNRH
Along road leading up to Chikukwa within the Chimanimani National Park. 0 Mozambique 1932D2 MS 935

Slender tree 4 m tall with red flowers. On forest margins or riparian edge. Drainage line. Occasional

-19.713611 32.991111 6
30457 Lagynias dryadum 9 Mar 2007 BT Wursten
JE Burrows
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
M Lötter
JE Burrows Mixed miombo woodland. Along Beira Inhaminga road, Cheringoma. 0 Mozambique 1834D2 MS 290

0.000000 0.000000 2
108362 Lannea schweinfurthii var. tomentosa 3 Nov 2009 M Lötter
M Lötter 1954 M Lötter BNRH
Nacala Dam, 30 km west of Nacala. 0 Mozambique 1440D1 N 71

Tree 7 m tall, bark grey, leaves held ca. horizontally; in woodland on sandy soils.

-14.715833 40.526667 7
28711 Laportea aestuans 8 Mar 2007 BT Wursten
JE Burrows
SM Burrows
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
M Lötter
JE Burrows SM Burrows 9970 JE Burrows BNRH
Roadside at sand forest Near Casa Banana, Northern boundary Gorongosa National Park. 14 0 Mozambique 1834C2 MS 77

Robust soft herb to 1.5 m tall on disturbed areas on roadside. Hairs stinging.

-18.503298 34.499806 7
76259 (cultivated) Lonchocarpus sericeus (cultivated) 1 Nov 2009 M Lötter
M Lötter 1933 GP Lewis Riparian woodland, previously disturbed. Below Nacala Dam wall 0 Mozambique 1440D1 N 80

First record in Mozambique as a naturalised tree.

-14.721617 40.533383 7
109224 Maerua juncea subsp. juncea 14 Sep 2009 M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 1912 M Lötter BNRH
Outskirts of Madanda dry forest. 0 Mozambique 2033D1 MS 289

KEW - ProNatura Project.-x000D- Scrambler. Fruit ellipsoid, more or less smooth surface. Occasional-x000D- Habitat: Coastal plain, thicket. In well-drained sandy soil.-x000D- -x000D-

-20.541111 33.697778 6
109225 Maerua juncea subsp. juncea 14 Sep 2009 M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 1913 M Lötter BNRH
Outskirts of Madanda dry forest, along path into forest. 0 Mozambique 2033D1 MS 289

KEW - ProNatura Project.-x000D- Scrambler to 5 m high. Leaves bluish green, narrow. Flowers green-white. Fruit ellipsoid, smooth. Common.-x000D- Habitat: Coastal plain, thicket, sandy soil.

-20.541111 33.697778 6
109226 Maerua kirkii 7 Sep 2009 M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 1833 DJ Goyder BNRH
Moz Hunters Camp entrance road, Pundanhar to Nangade. 0 Mozambique 1039D4 N 116

KEW - ProNatura Project.-x000D- Tree 5 m tall. Bark brown, slightly corky. Fruit covered in waxy bluish layer. Occasional.-x000D- Habitat: Closed woodland, in well-drained sandy soil.

-10.901111 39.871111 6
30450 Manilkara discolor 10 Mar 2007 BT Wursten
JE Burrows
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
M Lötter
JE Burrows Miombo woodland Road to Levasflor, Cheringoma 88 0 Mozambique 1834D2 MS 250

5
110761 Margaritaria discoidea var. nitida 11 May 1998 M Lötter
M Lötter 268 BNRH
Dondo, Beira, C. Mozambique. 0 Mozambique 1934D1 MS 0

Woodland on deep sands.

0.000000 0.000000 2
22350 Mascarenhasia arborescens 10 Mar 2007 BT Wursten
JE Burrows
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
M Lötter
JE Burrows M Coates Palgrave Riverine vegetation in woodland Levasflor Concession, Cheringoma 88 0 Mozambique 1834D4 MS 200

In fruit

-18.759800 34.925533 7
22035 Mimusops obtusifolia 11 Mar 2007 BT Wursten
JE Burrows
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
M Lötter
JE Burrows M Coates Palgrave Roadside margin of forest. Road to Chiniziuwa River, Sofala, Mozambique. 0 Mozambique 1835C3 MS 150

-18.950000 35.016670 5
28543 Mostuea brunonis var. brunonis 5 Mar 2007 BT Wursten
JE Burrows
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
M Lötter
BT Wursten Understorey of forest Forested slope below Nhandore peak, Mt Gorongosa 4 0 Mozambique 1834A3 MS 1230

In fruit

-18.463507 34.053420 6
109481 Murdannia simplex 21 Mar 2009 M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 267 RB Faden BNRH
Palma Camp 26 km W of Palma. 0 Mozambique 1040C3 N 125

A herb with lilac flowers - 3 equal-sized petals - flowering in the late afternoon. Erect stems. Growing in open woodland/Berlinia thicket.-x000D- [photo of live plant attached to sheet]

-10.835278 40.248333 6
15960 Ocotea kenyensis 5 Mar 2007 BT Wursten
JE Burrows
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
M Lötter
JE Burrows Understorey of forest Forested slope below Nhandore peak, Mt Gorongosa 4 0 Mozambique 1834A3 MS 1295

Resprouting young shoots on cut tree

7
15641 Pauridiantha symplocoides 5 Mar 2007 BT Wursten
JE Burrows
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
M Lötter
JE Burrows Understorey of forest Forested slope below Nhandore peak, Mt Gorongosa 4 0 Mozambique 1834A3 MS 1465

6
40187 Pavetta comostyla subsp. comostyla var. inyangensis 6 Mar 2007 BT Wursten
JE Burrows
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
M Lötter
JE Burrows SM Burrows 9920 BT Wursten BNRH
Understorey of evergreen forest Along path on forested slopes below Nhandore peak, Mt. Gorongosa 4 0 Mozambique 1834A3 MS 1450

Shrub to 3 m tall in high-altitude forest understorey. Flowers white. Same shrub collected December 30 2011. See record 40186

5
21478 Philenoptera bussei 9 Mar 2007 BT Wursten
JE Burrows
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
M Lötter
JE Burrows M Coates Palgrave Miombo woodland Cheringoma Escarpment, Mozambique. 0 Mozambique 1834B4 MS 300

-18.495200 34.981200 6
109893 Pleurolobus gangeticus 6 Apr 2010 M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 2024 M Lötter BNRH
Moribane forest, Moribane camp. 0 Mozambique 1933C2 MS 500

Herb 1 m tall. Pink standard, purple keel. Common-x000D- Habitat: Forest on mountain slope in medium shade. In soil.

-19.743889 33.355833 6
22783 Procris crenata 5 Mar 2007 BT Wursten
JE Burrows
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
M Lötter
BT Wursten In forest Forested slope below Nhandore peak, Mt Gorongosa 4 0 Mozambique 1834A3 MS 1285

-18.459853 34.055353 6
75250 Psychotria pumila var. buzica 11 Mar 2007 BT Wursten
JE Burrows
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
M Lötter
BT Wursten Understorey of coastal forest Rd to the Chiniziua River, Sofala. 0 Mozambique 1834D4 MS 180

-18.921408 34.982256 5
109980 Pterocarpus rotundifolius subsp. martinii 16 Apr 2010 M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 2080 M Lötter BNRH
21 km NE of Mungari, towards Lupata Gorge area. 0 Mozambique 1733B1 MS 423

Rounded tree 8 m tall. Bark fissured an brown. Occasional. -x000D- Habitat: Open woodland on a plain. In clay loam.

-17.043333 33.700833 6
22048 Pyrenacantha kirkii 11 Mar 2007 BT Wursten
JE Burrows
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
M Lötter
MA Hyde BT Wursten Sand forest with riverine influences Near the Chiniziua River, Cheringoma, Sofala 0 Mozambique 1835C3 MS 115

-18.966180 35.126880 7
66290 Rhoicissus revoilii 9 Mar 2007 BT Wursten
JE Burrows
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
M Lötter
JE Burrows M Coates Palgrave Miombo woodland Cheringoma escarpment 0 Mozambique 1834B4 MS 300

-18.495200 34.981200 6
112249 Rinorea elliptica 1 Nov 2009 M Lötter
M Lötter 1941 JE Burrows BNRH
Nacala Dam, 30 km west of Nacala. 0 Mozambique 1440D1 N 75

5 m tall, bark smooth; flowers white with a bit of pink colouring. Not common; in woodland thicket on termite mound.

7
109190 Senna singueana 4 Oct 2005 M Lötter
M Lötter 1074 M Lötter BNRH
Lapala area. 0 Mozambique 1538A1 N 0

Tree, 3 m tall in woodland.

0.000000 0.000000 2
22030 Synsepalum brevipes 11 Mar 2007 BT Wursten
JE Burrows
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
M Lötter
JE Burrows M Coates Palgrave Forest that had been logged many years before Road to Chiniziuwa River, Sofala, Mozambique. 0 Mozambique 1835C3 MS 150

-18.950000 35.016670 5
21856 Tabernaemontana elegans 9 Mar 2007 BT Wursten
JE Burrows
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
M Lötter
BT Wursten Mixed miombo woodland Entrance road to Levasflor Concession Camp, Cheringoma 88 0 Mozambique 1834D2 MS 250

-18.745397 34.888667 6
109323 Trema orientale 11 Oct 2005 M Lötter
M Lötter 1093 M Lötter BNRH
Bilibiza area. 0 Mozambique 1240C2 N 0

Tree in sand forest. Leaves bi-coloured; veins and petiole reddish.

0.000000 0.000000 2
108879 Vernonia glabra var. glabra 1 Nov 2009 M Lötter
M Lötter 1935 JE Burrows BNRH
Nacala Dam, 30 km west of Nacala. 0 Mozambique 1440D1 N 72

Erect shrub 40-50 cm tall; flowers blue; in clear-felled woodland

-14.720556 40.526667 7
41175 Vitex buchananii 8 Mar 2007 BT Wursten
JE Burrows
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
M Lötter
BT Wursten P Ballings PB1066 BT Wursten MO
BR
Understorey of sand forest. Along road East of Casa Banana. 0 Mozambique 1834C2 MS 80

-18.503294 34.499833 7
22347 Vitex schliebenii 8 Mar 2007 BT Wursten
JE Burrows
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
M Lötter
BT Wursten P Ballings PB1062 JE Burrows M Coates Palgrave BR
Margin of sand forest. Road East of Casa Banana, northern boundary Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique. 14 0 Mozambique 1834C2 MS 80

-18.503294 34.499833 7
15783 Voacanga africana 11 Mar 2007 BT Wursten
JE Burrows
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
M Lötter
M Coates Palgrave M555 JE Burrows Woodland Along road to Chiniziuwa River, Cheringoma 0 Mozambique 1835C3 MS 152

In fruit

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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 made by Mervyn Lötter.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/utilities/utility-display-records-by-person.php?person_id=246, retrieved 6 December 2021

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