Records made by Penny English

Records: 40

The following is a list of the records made by Penny English 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
98728 Annona stenophylla subsp. nana 18 Nov 2018 P English
MA Hyde BT Wursten In very rocky area that had been burnt. Chizarira NP 161 0 Zimbabwe 1727D4 N 1063

Small bush just coming into leaf

-17.824520 27.755430 7
113330 Asclepias palustris 2 Oct 2020 P English
BT Wursten In burnt grassland. Chelinda area just south of log house at old stables, Nyika National Park. 180 0 Malawi 1033D2 N 2298

Erect plant about 20cm tall. White latex. Flower heads droop. Outer petals greenish white with white and dark pink inside. Paired linear leaves.

-10.586710 33.792580 7
76294 Asystasia retrocarpa 15 Jan 2015 P English
W McCleland Near the Kwalusi staff village, Bubye Valley conservancy 0 Zimbabwe 2130C4 S 580

-21.751900 30.295383 7
76295 Asystasia retrocarpa 19 Feb 2016 P English
W McCleland In very rocky basalt soil, in open ground Near the Kwalusi staff village, Bubye Valley conservancy 0 Zimbabwe 2130C4 S 580

-21.751900 30.295383 7
94975 Barleria coriacea 25 Nov 2017 P English
I Darbyshire In soft basalt soil Less than 1 km E of Karombi tank, Mazunga area of the Bubye Valley Conservancy 0 Zimbabwe 2129D2 S 620

-21.676067 29.963933 7
94976 Barleria coriacea 25 Nov 2017 P English
In soft basalt soil North of Karombi tank / South of turn off to Chamakundau water point, Bubye Valley Conservancy 0 Zimbabwe 2129D2 S 657

-21.598783 29.955583 7
95820 Barleria coriacea 10 Jan 2018 P English
Gutu pan – Mazunga area, Bubye Valley Conservancy 0 Zimbabwe 2130C1 S 622

-21.724517 30.055133 7
97150 Barleria hydeana 8 Aug 2007 P English
MA Hyde I Darbyshire Mazuri farm dam wall 0 Zimbabwe 1830C4 C 1280

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97164 Barleria hydeana 2007 P English
P English Among the rocks and sand along the edge of a river Munyati river near Pitscottie farm, Midlands. 0 Zimbabwe 1830C3 C 0

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57732 Barleria virgula 18 Jan 2014 P English
P English I Darbyshire On basalt Mazunga horse paddock, Bubye Valley Conservancy 0 Zimbabwe 2129D2 S 590

-21.730583 29.871317 7
98721 Calyptrochilum christyanum 17 Nov 2018 P English
P English BT Wursten In mixed deciduous woodland on rocky hill slope toward seasonal stream Chizarira NP 161 0 Zimbabwe 1727D2 N 992

Large clump growing in a Diospyros mespiliformis

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68565 Camptorrhiza strumosa 2002 P English
P English BT Wursten Near the hide at Shumba, Hwange National Park. 5 0 Zimbabwe 1826C4 W 1040

0.000000 0.000000 6
68566 Camptorrhiza strumosa Dec 2010 P English
BT Wursten Near Towa airstrip, Matabeleland South 0 Zimbabwe 2129B4 S 695

-21.437733 29.894200 6
57737 Cephalocroton mollis 17 Nov 2009 P English
MA Hyde On basalt Along the road in the Chamalaya area of the Bubye Valley Conservancy. 0 Zimbabwe 2129D2 S 660

Between the Chamalaya water point and No 25 water point.

-21.566220 29.889520 7
57738 Cephalocroton mollis 6 Feb 2010 P English
MA Hyde On basalt Along the road in the Chamalaya area of the Bubye Valley Conservancy. 0 Zimbabwe 2129D2 S 660

Between the Chamalaya water point and No 25 water point.

-21.566220 29.889520 7
53924 Craterostigma pumilum 24 Nov 2013 P English
MA Hyde BT Wursten Sandveld; predominantly Kirkia woodland with some mopane Ripple Creek section of Bubye Valley Conservancy 0 Zimbabwe 2129B4 S 690

-21.344630 29.986580 6
112637 Cynanchum praecox 25 Aug 2020 P English
P English BT Wursten In a burnt area, on a roadside bank. Road from Chelinda to the Dembo bridge, Nyika National Park. 180 0 Malawi 1033D2 N 2221

Four small plants, only one of which was starting to put out linear leaves. Small brownish yellow flowers on short stalks at ground level. Seems to attract flies, ants and several other bugs but no obvious smell to the plant. White latex present.

-10.535810 33.852890 7
98722 Diospyros mespiliformis 17 Nov 2018 P English
P English BT Wursten In mixed deciduous woodland on rocky hill slope toward seasonal stream Chizarira NP 161 0 Zimbabwe 1727D2 N 992

Large tree

-17.670150 27.897230 7
43443 Distephanus divaricatus 29 May 2010 P English
MA Hyde Base of Silungube Hill, Towla HQ, Bubye Valley Conservancy 0 Zimbabwe 2129B4 S 700

-21.438722 29.889528 7
43444 Distephanus divaricatus 25 May 2010 P English
MA Hyde Along a trail Mt Towla, Bubye Valley Conservancy 0 Zimbabwe 2129B4 S 700

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73088 Felicia clavipilosa subsp. transvaalensis 18 Apr 2016 P English
P English BT Wursten In cracks on sandstone Near Samanyanga camp, Bubye Valley Conservancy 0 Zimbabwe 2130C1 S 570

-21.596917 30.235200 6
113326 Gnidia fastigiata 21 Sep 2020 P English
BT Wursten In grassland. About 375m south of log house at old stables, Chelinda, Nyika National Park. 180 0 Malawi 1033D2 N 2330

About 25cm high. Some plants were just 3-4 stems, others looked quite bushy, with multiple, somewhat woody stems arising, from a central area, and branching several times. Very small leaves about 10-12mm long. On younger plants leaves seemed to clasp lower stem but on larger, more mature plants, the lower stems were bare. Tiny flowers about 3 mm across in leaf axils on distal portion of stems. Petals tipped with pale blue. Yellow in centre.

-10.585050 33.793810 7
73011 Harrisia martinii Oct 2009 P English
BT Wursten Edge of dry open woodland Towla HQ 0 Zimbabwe 2129B4 S 712

Escaped and naturalised from old planted specimens.

-21.432567 29.890617 6
73015 (cultivated) Hylocereus undatus (cultivated) Oct 2009 P English
BT Wursten Climbing into Kirkia acuminata at edge of dry woodland Towla HQ 2 Zimbabwe 2129B4 S 712

One old planted specimen.

-21.432567 29.890617 6
74914 Ipomoea adenioides var. adenioides Jan 2004 P English
N English
P English BT Wursten Mopane woodland c. 2km from Lukosi siding adjoining Hwange National Park 0 Zimbabwe 1826C2 W 835

-18.518417 26.462400 6
77420 Ipomoea tuberculata var. tuberculata Mar 2003 P English
T Sando In yard Staff housing, Sinamatella Camp, Hwange National Park 5 0 Zimbabwe 1826C2 W 990

Flowers creamy yellow with a purplish centre. It grew in our yard at Sinamatella but only flowered with good rains.

-18.587520 26.309634 5
84767 (cultivated) Lagunaria patersonia (cultivated) 20 Sep 2017 P English
MA Hyde Bulawayo Golf Course 81 2 Zimbabwe 2028B1 W 1360

A quite sizable tree with flowers like a medium sized Hibiscus.

-20.173933 28.599900 7
76544 Lepidagathis scabra 10 Apr 2016 P English
I Darbyshire Bubye Valley Conservancy 0 Zimbabwe 2129B4 S 720

It grows in the shade as a small bushy plant not much more than 30cm high. The leaves are very dark green and the flowers grow out of bracts that arise at the leaf axils. There are 3 lower lobes with some patterning on the centre lobe, and a single upper lobe. The colour ranged from pale mauve to a darker mauve in some specimens.

-21.426333 29.880250 7
73214 Monsonia glauca 17 Dec 2013 P English
P English BT Wursten Dry deciduous woodland No. 5 water point scout base, Bubye Valley Conservancy 0 Zimbabwe 2130C1 S 652

-21.523700 30.018667 7
80315 Nicotiana glauca 27 Jul 2017 P English
P English BT Wursten In a dry paddock Near the golf course, Bulawayo. 81 0 Zimbabwe 2028B1 W 1362

-20.173670 28.601720 7
72863 Nuxia oppositifolia 28 Dec 2013 P English
BT Wursten At edge of river Bubye river, near boundary of BVC and Bubiana Conservancy. 0 Zimbabwe 2129B4 S 687

-21.271917 29.910383 7
84889 Oenothera rosea 29 Sep 2017 P English
BT Wursten Growing in damp area Bulawayo golf course, Bulawayo. 81 0 Zimbabwe 2028B1 W 1356

-20.176220 28.597980 6
113346 Polystachya dendrobiiflora 16 Oct 2020 P English
P English BT Wursten in dry grass at the edge of the road. A bit north of Zungwara bridge, Nyika National Park. 180 0 Malawi 1033D1 N 2106

There were several single stemmed plants averaging about 30cm tall. One had multiple very pale pink flowers growing along its stem. Three others had only one or two pink flowers. The lower lobe has a small purplish mark. No leaves evident. Area dry with lots of surface quartzite stones.

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80317 Ranunculus sceleratus 27 Jul 2017 P English
MA Hyde Growing in damp area Bulawayo golf course, Bulawayo. 81 0 Zimbabwe 2028B1 W 1356

Quite a few plants growing in a small localized area. Seems to prefer a damper habitat.

-20.176220 28.597980 7
31953 Raphionacme grandiflora 2000 P English
In kopjes Past Masuma, Hwange NP 5 0 Zimbabwe 1826C4 MK244242 W 0

0.000000 0.000000 0
31955 Raphionacme grandiflora 11 Jan 1997 P English
Turn off to borehole 5, Hwange NP 5 0 Zimbabwe 1826C2 MK279483 W 940

Altitude estimated by me (MAH)

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108133 Romulea camerooniana 15 Mar 2020 P English
BT Wursten In clay soil of the track. Along track to Juniper Forest, Nyika National Park. 180 0 Malawi 1033D2 N 2450

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84978 Schotia brachypetala 27 Aug 2017 P English
P English By a large old termite mound near a river. Near Mtezegwe weir, Bubye Valley Conservancy 0 Zimbabwe 2130A3 S 649

-21.359483 30.183333 6
97159 Spermacoce filifolia 3 Mar 2008 P English
MA Hyde In damp grassy area near a seasonal pan, in mopane woodland in damp grassy area near a seasonal pan, in mopane woodland, Midlands 0 Zimbabwe 1830C3 C 0

Small 4 petal flowers protruding from an oval reddish "cushion" that surrounds the main stem at leaf axils. Petals white with mauve tips. Thin linear leaves widely spaced along stem, in pairs. Pressed specimen is almost 60cm tall.

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51258 Syncolostemon elliottii 14 Dec 2009 P English
MA Hyde In mainly decomposed granite soil Near Brookman's gate, on the Bubye Valley side of the fence between the Bubye Valley/ Bubianna conservancies 0 Zimbabwe 2129B4 S 730

A small shrubby plant, slightly aromatic. The leaves are pale green and very slightly fuzzy, more so on the upper surface. The flowers have a white lower lobe and purplish or white and purple streaked upper lobe. They seem to be paired along the stem rather than whorled. At the terminal end of these stems are pale pink bracts.

-21.313500 29.857383 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 Penny English.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/utilities/utility-display-records-by-person.php?person_id=374, retrieved 21 October 2020

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