Records made by Mary Merello

Records: 60

The following is a list of the records made by Mary Merello 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
80745 Acacia karroo 31 Oct 1993 DK Harder
MC Merello
DK Harder MC Merello 1836 RE Gereau MO
Collections along road and stream in degraded and interplanted woodland. Lusaka: Yielding Tree Farm, ca. 12 km W of Lusaka on Mungwi Road Farmlands N of road. 0 Zambia 1528A3 C 1200

Common shrub to 3 m; brown bark; filaments bright yellow.

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80855 Aeschynomene mimosifolia 19 Nov 1993 DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
M Mupeta
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma M Mupeta 1977 DK Harder MO
In miombo vegetation on sand Kasanka National Park; c. 11 km E of Musande Tent Camp and 4 km W of pontoon over Kasanka River. 99 0 Zambia 1230C2 C 1170

Occasional suffrutex from woody root; calyx light green with purple tint; all petals orange-yellow except keel which is green; young pod green.

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80857 Aeschynomene nyassana 20 Nov 1993 DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 2000 DK Harder MO
Collections around Kundalila Falls. Rocky soil, quartz sand, basalt outcrops. Kanona District; Kundalila Falls Picnic Area, 13 km S of Serenje-Mpika Hwy. at Kanona. 121 0 Zambia 1330B1 C 1590

Abundant suffrutex from woody root; in recently burned area; calyx yellow reddish tipped; standard yellow with dark red stripes without, less stripes within; wings yellow; keel yellow; stems red.

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80858 Aeschynomene nyassana 27 Nov 1993 DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 27 DK Harder MO
Chishimba Falls picnic and camping area Chishimba Falls. Ca 32 km northwest of Kasama at Chishimba Falls picnic and camping area. 13 km from intersection of roads M3 and D20 on road D20 and 2 km south/southwest on access road to power station. 201 0 Zambia 1030B2 N 1380

Slender plant with soft prickles. Outer and innermost petals yellow with brown streaks. 2 side petals with less streaks.

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80866 Afzelia quanzensis 18 Nov 1993 DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
M Mupeta
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma M Mupeta 1947 DK Harder MO
In seasonally inundated area on deep alluvial soils. Kasanka National Park, Luwombwa River. 99 0 Zambia 1230C1 C 1170

Frequent tree in woodland; light tan; calyx light yellow and green; "standard" green on back, orange turning red on front; all other petals and flower parts green.

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80890 Albizia adianthifolia 21 Nov 1993 DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 2042 RE Gereau MO
Collections below falls along Kaombe River in riverine forest. Rocky soils, quartz sand, basalt outcrops. Kundalila Falls Picnic Area, 13 km S of Serenje-Mpika Hwy. 121 0 Zambia 1330B1 C 1370

Occasional large tree to 10 m; calyx green; corolla tube white; male flowers, stamen on long column, red; female flowers, may be sterile; central flower white filaments, fertile?; anthers red.

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80896 Albizia harveyi 6 Nov 1993 SM Chisumpa
DK Harder
MC Merello
SM Chisumpa DK Harder MC Merello 1867 RE Gereau MO
Along roadside. Thicket vegetation on Kalahari sands. Simonga village, along Nakatindi Road (Livingstone-Sesheke Road), ca. 20 km W of Livingstone. 0 Zambia 1725D4 S 0

Tree almost leafless, 3 m tall; leaflets light green; young shoots, inflorescences and buds tinged red; anthers white, sweetly fragrant.

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80921 Amblygonocarpus andongensis 6 Nov 1993 SM Chisumpa
DK Harder
MC Merello
SM Chisumpa DK Harder MC Merello 1876 RE Gereau MO
Along roadside in woodland (miombo) Simonga Village, along Nakatindi Road (Livingstone-Sesheke Road) approx. 32 km W from Livingstone. . 0 Zambia 1725D4 S 0

Tree, 10 m with red-brown bark; petiole and petiolules brown-red; leaflets light green; corolla creamy white; anthers yellow. Seed fried as ground nut substitute. Pods powdered and administered against termites.

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81113 Bobgunnia madagascariensis 21 Nov 1993 DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 2048 DK Harder MO
Collections in grasslands along stream. Rocky soils, quartz sand and basalt outcrops. Kanona District; Kundalila Falls Picnic Area ca. 13 km S of Serenje-Mpika Hwy. at Kanona. 121 0 Zambia 1330B1 C 1570

Tree to 5 m, rough, dark bark; golden hairs on petiole and petiolule and midrib; banner white with green at base; calyx green with darker hairs; filaments orange.

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81114 Bobgunnia madagascariensis 9 Dec 1993 DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 2226 DK Harder MO
At bridge over Nchelenje River. Collections in dambo on E side of river. Mporokoso District; along Mporokoso-Kasama Road, 95 km ESE of intersection of Mporokoso-Nsama-Kasama Roads N of Mporokoso. 0 Zambia 0930A4 N 1590

Frequent tree to 7 m; rough grey bark, infected with round galls; pods green, to 30 cm long.

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81115 Bobgunnia madagascariensis 7 Nov 1993 DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 910 DK Harder MO
Woodlands, somewhat disturbed by fire and cutting. 2 km northeast of Choma along the Livingstone-Lusaka Road. 0 Zambia 1627C3 S 1290

Slender tree to 3 m tall; bark grey; buds golden brown, pubescent, banner white with yellow stripes from centre inside; anthers and filaments yellow-orange, young fruits light-green.

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81121 Boerhavia diffusa 6 Dec 1993 MC Merello
MC Merello 961 Wet forest along Lake Tanganyika Kaputa District; Nsumbu National Forest, Kampasa Rain Forest, wet forest along Lake Tanganyika. 108,200 0 Zambia 0830D1 N 870

Prostrate vining herb, contains white latex; younger stems pinkish; leaf with white undersides, young fruits green; petals pinkish-lavender, anthers yellow. Uncommon, grows in open, rocky area.

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81164 Brachystegia allenii 30 Nov 1993 DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 56 FJ Breteler WAG
Miombo woodland with some human disturbance. Mbala District; Mpulungu Protected Forest Area. 17.3 km northwest of Mbala-Tanzania road intersection with road to Kalambo Falls. 31.7 km from intersection at Sunga village. 125 0 Zambia 0831C2 N 840

Common tree up to 10 m tall with sweet flower scent. Long white stamens and hairy pistil.

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81179 Brachystegia spiciformis 29 Nov 1993 DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 2162 DK Harder MO
Collections along road to Kalombo Falls. Ridgetop miombo woodland with large boulders and sandy soils. Mbala District; Lungu Protected Forest Area. 125 0 Zambia 0831C1 N 1560

Occasional tree 10 m, in miombo; calyx light green; petals (?) light white-green; young fruits light green with brown hairs; fruits and old flowers slightly fragrant.

-8.621667 31.246389 5
81249 Cassipourea malosana 6 Dec 1993 MC Merello
MC Merello 965 MC Merello MO
Forest of steep, rocky dry water fall Kaputa Region, Nsumbu National Forest, Nkamba Bay Valley Area. 108 0 Zambia 0830C2 N 915

Tree 6 m; foliage dark green glossy above, lighter beneath; sepals light yellow-green, ovary darker green; stigma brown; uncommon.

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81336 Chlorophytum colubrinum 8 Dec 1993 MC Merello
MC Merello 1002 I Nordal Disturbed miombo woodland. Kaputa District; Mweru Wantipa National Park, along main road through park (D-37) 8 km north of the southern park gate. 94 0 Zambia 0829C4 N 1100

Perennial from small, white bulb and tuberous white roots; base of plant blood red, horizontal streaking; stigma, style, filaments and tepals white, anthers yellow; grows among rocks.

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81341 Chlorophytum gallabatense 6 Dec 1993 MC Merello
MC Merello 967 F Toka Forest of steep, rocky dry water fall Kaputa Region, Nsumbu National Forest, Nkamba Bay Valley Area. 108 0 Zambia 0830C2 N 915

Perennial herb 50 cm tall; foliage thinly succulent; glossy above, glaucous beneath; perianth green; anthers yellow; filaments white; fruits green, occasional. Found between rocks. Roots thick and fleshy.

-8.600000 30.483333 4
81586 Crossopteryx febrifuga 2 Dec 1993 MC Merello
MC Merello 942 D Bridson K
Forest patches among cultivated areas Mbala District; Mpulungu Protected Forest Area No. 45, off Mbala-Mpulungu Road along dirt road D13 6.4 km from beginning. 0 Zambia 0831C3 N 930

Tree 3 m; buds cream-colored; open flowers greenish-cream colour; calyx green; young fruits green, capsular dries brown and splits. Frequent.

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81607 Crotalaria caudata 13 May 1994 DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 3086 DK Harder MO
Collections in riverine miombo forest and in surrounding miombo woodlands on sandy soils on Mwaleshi River. Mpika District; Mano Camp just outside and N of North Luangwa N.P. 91 0 Zambia 1132C1 N 1110

Common, weak-wooded, in grassland; to 1.5 m; stems purple; standard at base bright yellow turning orange to deep brown; pods green then brown.

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81714 Cryptosepalum maraviense 19 Nov 1993 DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
M Mupeta
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma M Mupeta 1989 DK Harder MO
In miombo vegetation on sand Kasanka National Park; ca. 11 km E of Musande Tent Camp and 4 km W of pontoon over Kasanka River. 99 0 Zambia 1230C2 C 1170

Frequent suffrutex from woody root; stem and pulvini reddish; pedicel red; 3 tepals white turning pink with age; anthers black; young fruits green. N.V. "ulupapi"

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81720 Cucumis hirsutus 10 Nov 1993 MC Merello
MC Merello 926 S Bodine MO
Disturbed woodlands Disturbed woodlands of Yieldingtree Farm, lands on southwest side of road, 14 km northwest of Lusaka on Botha's Rust Road (Mungwi Road). 1 Zambia 1528A3 C 1170

Vine on cleared slope; (once cultivated) foliage bluish; petals white, yellow in centre. Flowers fade very quickly.

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81762 Cyperus digitatus subsp. auricomus 8 Dec 1993 MC Merello
MC Merello 988 C Archer PRE
Dried dambo and grasslands around Lake Mweru Wantipa. Kaputa District; Mweru Wantipa National Park, along main road through park (D-37) 18.6 km south of northern park gate. 94 0 Zambia 0829D1 N 1000

Clumping sedge of sandy lake shore to 1 m tall; spikes light golden-yellow; leaves with white undersides.

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81970 Diplorhynchus condylocarpon 8 Dec 1993 MC Merello
MC Merello 1000 AJM Leeuwenberg WAG
Disturbed miombo woodland. Kaputa District; Mweru Wantipa National Park, along main road through park (D-37) 8 km north of the southern park gate. 94 0 Zambia 0829C4 N 1100

Large tree 15 m; calyx green, petals cream in bud, white when open, slightly fragrant; leaves glossy above, dull and lighter beneath; contains white latex. Common.

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82001 Dolichos kilimandscharicus subsp. kilimandscharicus 1 Dec 1993 DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 71 DK Harder MO
Miombo woodland in hilly topography. Mbala District; 24 km west of Mbala along Mbala-Mpulungu Road to Power Station Road (D549). By stream 3 km along road D549. 0 Zambia 0831C3 N 1320

Locally common plant with yellow-green pods turning brown-purple; stem purple.

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82002 Dolichos kilimandscharicus subsp. kilimandscharicus 1 Dec 1993 DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 104 DK Harder MO
Open woodland Mbala District; 24 km west of Mbala along Mbala-Mpulungu Road to Power Station Road (D549). Open woodlands between 22.6-25.6 km along D549 becoming road RD2. 0 Zambia 0831C3 N 1740

Common plant with stem green to purple. Inflorescence light yellow with purple streaks. Wings almost completely purple.

-8.933333 31.183333 5
82071 Ekebergia benguelensis 7 Nov 1993 MC Merello
MC Merello 913 MC Merello MO
Woodlands, somewhat disturbed by fire and cutting. 2 km northeast of Choma along the Livingstone-Lusaka Road. 0 Zambia 1627C3 S 1290

Tree 4 m, foliage glaucous beneath; bark reddish-brown; young fruits yellow-green flushed with red.

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82120 Entada abyssinica 25 Nov 1993 DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 2144 RE Gereau MO
On rocks and in surrounding miombo woodland; rocky soils, Uapaca woodland. Chinsali District; Shiwa Ng'andu, Mansha River. Collections at Chusa Falls. 117 0 Zambia 1131B1 N 1470

Tree 10 m; rough, grey bark, thornless; calyx light green; filaments white; anthers light yellow; inflorescence turning orange then brown.

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82121 Entada abyssinica 27 Nov 1993 DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 15 RE Gereau MO
Chishimba Falls picnic and camping area Chishimba Falls. Ca 32 km northwest of Kasama at Chishimba Falls picnic and camping area. 13 km from intersection of roads M3 and D20 on road D20 and 2 km south/southwest on access road to power station. 201 0 Zambia 1030B2 N 1380

Tree 5-6 m with sweet flower scent; white filaments with yellow anthers ageing to yellow flowers.

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82188 Eriosema rhynchosioides 23 Nov 1993 DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 2111 DK Harder MO
Collections around Kundalila Falls; below falls, in rocky soils and quartz sand, basalt outcrops. Kanona District; Kundalila Falls Picnic Area, 13 km S of Serenje-Mpika Hwy. at Kanona. 121 0 Zambia 1330B1 C 1590

Occasional among rocks in sand; stems red-purple; calyx green; standard yellow and extensively reddish outside, yellow at base, orange at tip and striped red between inside; wings reddish over yellow at base, yellow at tip; keel light green.

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82469 Euploca katangensis 8 Dec 1993 MC Merello
MC Merello 987 MO
Dried dambo and grasslands around Lake Mweru Wantipa. Kaputa District; Mweru Wantipa National Park, along main road through park (D-37) 18.6 km south of northern park gate. 94 0 Zambia 0829D1 N 1000

Perennial clump forming herb 5 cm tall; corollas bright yellow. Common.

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82370 Gisekia pharnaceoides var. pharnaceoides 8 Dec 1993 MC Merello
MC Merello 984 MC Merello MO
Dried dambo and grasslands around Lake Mweru Wantipa. Kaputa District; Mweru Wantipa National Park, along main road through park (D-37) 18.6 km south of northern park gate. 94 0 Zambia 0829D1 N 1000

Annual succulent herb; lower stems pinkish; 20 cm tall; grows in clumps; sepals green; petals white fading to yellow; stamens red-violet; leaves white on undersides.

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82471 Heliotropium ovalifolium 8 Dec 1993 MC Merello
MC Merello 985 JS Miller MO
Dried dambo and grasslands around Lake Mweru Wantipa. Kaputa District; Mweru Wantipa National Park, along main road through park (D-37) 18.6 km south of northern park gate. 94 0 Zambia 0829D1 N 1000

Perennial 70 cm tall; foliage grey-blue color; corollas white, yellow in centers.

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82518 Holarrhena pubescens 2 Dec 1993 MC Merello
MC Merello 938 AJM Leeuwenberg WAG
Disturbed forested ridge along Lake Tanganyika at Mbete Bay in Kalini Ridge. Mbala District; Mpulungu Protected Forest Area No. 45, 9.9 km along dirt road D13 (off Mbala-Mpulungu Road). 200 0 Zambia 0831D3 N 870

Shrubby tree 2.5 m tall; flowers white; calyx light green; foliage velvetly soft.

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82519 Holarrhena pubescens 6 Dec 1993 MC Merello
MC Merello 960 AJM Leeuwenberg WAG
Wet forest along Lake Tanganyika Kaputa District; Nsumbu National Forest, Kampasa Rain Forest, wet forest along Lake Tanganyika. 108,200 0 Zambia 0830D1 N 870

Slender tree 4 m; foliage light green glossy above, dull beneath; calyx green, corolla white; flowers fragrant; contains white latex. Very abundant in thickets, less common in open areas.

-8.583333 30.500000 5
82529 Hoslundia opposita 6 Dec 1993 MC Merello
MC Merello 976 AJ Paton K
Open woodland at shores of Lake Tanganyika, Chilanga Rocks Campground. Kaputa District; Nsumbu National Park. 108 0 Zambia 0830D1 N 900

Scrambling shrub 3 m tall; perianth white; "generic herbal" fragrance. Very common.

-8.550000 30.616667 5
82570 Indigofera antunesiana 7 Nov 1993 DK Harder
MC Merello
DK Harder MC Merello 915 DK Harder MO
Woodlands, somewhat disturbed by fire and cutting. 2 km northeast of Choma along the Livingstone-Lusaka Road. 0 Zambia 1627C3 S 1290

Suffrutex 40-50 cm tall foliage glaucous; wings red; banner cream-white with slight red at base, keel white tinged with red on edges; fruits spiraled, blue-green (glaucous).

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82571 Indigofera antunesiana 21 Nov 1993 DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 2062 BD Schrire K
Collections in grasslands along stream. Rocky soils, quartz sand and basalt outcrops. Kanona District; Kundalila Falls Picnic Area ca. 13 km S of Serenje-Mpika Hwy. at Kanona. 121 0 Zambia 1330B1 C 1570

Occasional in woodland; calyx green; standard white outside, purple-red at base, red in center and white at tip inside; wings pink; keel white.

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82628 Indigofera spicata 8 Dec 1993 DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 980 Dried dambo and grasslands around Lake Mweru Wantipa. Kaputa District; Mweru Wantipa National Park, along main road through park (D-37) 18.6 km south of northern park gate. 94 0 Zambia 0829D1 N 1000

Prostrate perennial herb; sepals light green; all petals white at base; coral towards tips; fruits green flushed with red at apex. Uncommon.

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82672 Julbernardia globiflora 16 May 1994 DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 3136 FJ Breteler WAG
Miombo woodland species mixed with cultivated ornamentals. Mpika District; Mpika town, Chitulika [Ministry of Local Govt. & Housing Hostels] ca. 2 km west of Serenje-Mpika Road, collections within encampment. 0 Zambia 1131C4 N 1200

Frequent; to 8 m; leaves glossy; pods with velvety brown hairs, bark deeply fissured.

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82918 Mimosa pigra 8 Dec 1993 DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 991 RE Gereau MO
Dried dambo and grasslands around Lake Mweru Wantipa. Kaputa District; Mweru Wantipa National Park, along main road through park (D-37) 18.6 km south of northern park gate. 94 0 Zambia 0829D1 N 1000

Shrub, armed; 70-80 cm tall; flowers pale pink, fruits golden-green; leaves close when touched.

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82919 Mimosa pigra 18 Nov 1993 DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
M Mupeta
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma M Mupeta 1932 RE Gereau MO
In seasonally inundated area on deep alluvial soils. Kasanka National Park, Luwombwa River. 99 0 Zambia 1230C1 C 1170

Frequent shrub at edge of water; flowers pink with yellow pollen; pods golden-green, maturing dark brown-black.

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82993 Neorautanenia mitis 2 Dec 1993 DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 953 DK Harder MO
Disturbed forest along stream bed. Mbala District; Mpulungu Protected Forest Area No. 45, along dirt road D13 1.7 km west of its intersection with Mbala-Mpulungu Road. 0 Zambia 0831C3 N 1040

Perennial vine, prostrate, with erect leaves 25 cm tall; blue-grey under sides with sandpaper texture; calyx green tinged with purple; banner green streaked with purple; wings purple, keel white, anthers orange-yellow; stamens white; young pods with a golden-brown pubescence.

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83054 Olax obtusifolia 2 Dec 1993 MC Merello
MC Merello 945 MC Merello RD Noyes MO
Forest patches among cultivated areas Mbala District; Mpulungu Protected Forest Area No. 45, off Mbala-Mpulungu Road along dirt road D13 6.4 km from beginning. 0 Zambia 0831C3 N 930

Tree 4 m; foliage glaucous; bark blackish-grey; young fruits green and ridged.

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83217 Peltophorum africanum 18 Nov 1993 DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
M Mupeta
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma M Mupeta 1953 DK Harder MO
Collections in riverine forest. Kasanka National Park, along Musande River. Along eastern shore approx. 1.5 km S of Musande Tent Camp. 99 0 Zambia 1230C1 C 1170

Tree of miombo to 8 m; calyx light green with darker brown hairs outside, lighter green inside; petals bright yellow; anthers yellow-orange.

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83220 Peltophorum africanum 5 Nov 1993 DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
M Mupeta
E Tmngonga
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma M Mupeta E Tmngonga 1857 DK Harder MO
In miombo woodland along stream (seasonal) at permanent pool. Musi-oa Tunia National Park, along road to Songwe Gorge ca. 4 km SW of intersection with Zimbabwe-Livingstone Road. 106 0 Zambia 1725D4 S 870

Frequent tree to 4 m tall; young parts curved with light brown hairs; calyx light green; corolla bright yellow; filaments yellow-green; anthers yellow.

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83227 Pericopsis angolensis 7 Nov 1993 DK Harder
MC Merello
DK Harder MC Merello 911 DK Harder MO
Woodlands, somewhat disturbed by fire and cutting. 2 km northeast of Choma along the Livingstone-Lusaka Road. 0 Zambia 1627C3 S 1290

Slender tree 3.5 m tall; leaves glaucous; buds covered with a golden brown pubescence; sepals green-brown; petals white with purple stripes; banner with lime-green spot in center surrounded by dark purple patch, anthers yellow, filaments green.

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83228 Pericopsis angolensis 29 Nov 1993 DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 2188 DK Harder MO
Collections right above falls, in surrounding forest and along road in sandy soil in miombo woodland. Mbala District; Lungu Protected Forest Area; Kalambo Falls National Heritage site. 125 0 Zambia 0831C1 N 1230

Tree 10 m; on steep slopes calyx olive-green; petioles and petiolules with brown pubescence; calyx lobes white inside; standard white with purple veins on both sides; wings white; keel white; young pods green.

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83229 Pericopsis angolensis 1 Dec 1993 DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 107 DK Harder MO
Open woodland Mbala District; 24 km west of Mbala along Mbala-Mpulungu Road to Power Station Road (D549). Open woodlands between 22.6-25.6 km along D549 becoming road RD2. 0 Zambia 0831C3 N 1740

Tree with brown calyx and purple-streaked petals. Stamens and pistil green.

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83230 Pericopsis angolensis 16 Nov 1993 DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
M Mupeta
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma M Mupeta 1906 DK Harder MO
Collections in small mushitu forest and mixed miombo with large termite mounds. Kasanka National Park, ca. 1 km E of Musande Tent Camp. 99 0 Zambia 1230C1 C 1260

Frequent miombo tree to 10 m; sometimes tipped up and growing horizontally; all surfaces including up to calyx covered with golden hairs; white standard streaked with deep purple with light green middle spot; wings purple; keel white with purple stripes. N.V. "umvbanga"

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83385 Psydrax livida 2 Dec 1993 MC Merello
MC Merello 934 D Bridson K
Disturbed forested ridge along Lake Tanganyika at Mbete Bay in Kalini Ridge. Mbala District; Mpulungu Protected Forest Area No. 45, 9.9 km along dirt road D13 (off Mbala-Mpulungu Road). 200 0 Zambia 0831D3 N 870

Tree 6-8 m; flowers white, slightly fragrant, visited by many flies and bees; stigmas yellowish exerted; branches smooth. Frequent.

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83809 Strychnos innocua 8 Dec 1993 MC Merello
MC Merello 999 AJM Leeuwenberg WAG
Disturbed miombo woodland. Kaputa District; Mweru Wantipa National Park, along main road through park (D-37) 8 km north of the southern park gate. 94 0 Zambia 0829C4 N 1100

Tree 15 m; light grey bark; calyx light green; petals thick avocado green color (tinged slightly red in bud); white cottony pubescence in flower center; stimga yellow; style white (persistent in young fruits), anthers yellow. Uncommon.

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83814 Strychnos matopensis 6 Dec 1993 MC Merello
MC Merello 970 AJM Leeuwenberg WAG
Forest of steep, rocky dry water fall Kaputa Region, Nsumbu National Forest, Nkamba Bay Valley Area. 108 0 Zambia 0830C2 N 915

Vine in tree tops at heights of 2-3 m; calyx green, corolla white. Frequent.

-8.600000 30.483333 4
83860 Tamarindus indica 5 Dec 1993 DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
M Mupeta
E Tmngonga
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma M Mupeta E Tmngonga 2212 DK Harder MO
In small patch of thick forest on north side of falls and up slope towards Nsamba Lodge. Kaputa District; Nsumbu National Park, along Lufubu River at Mwepwe Falls (Kafuna Falls). 108 0 Zambia 0830D1 N 900

Occasional tree 15 m tall; rough grey and black bark; leaflets light green; calyx green at base with yellow-orange lobes; standard closed to an open tube, orange with red veins; filaments red-green; ovary light green.

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83901 Teclea nobilis 6 Dec 1993 MC Merello
MC Merello 956 MC Merello MO
Wet forest along Lake Tanganyika Kaputa District; Nsumbu National Forest, Kampasa Rain Forest, wet forest along Lake Tanganyika. 108,200 0 Zambia 0830D1 N 870

Tree 6 m; young fruits light green. Common.

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83944 Terminalia stenostachya 2 Dec 1993 MC Merello
MC Merello 948 CCH Jongkind WAG
Disturbed forest along stream bed. Mbala District; Mpulungu Protected Forest Area No. 45, along dirt road D13 1.7 km west of its intersection with Mbala-Mpulungu Road. 0 Zambia 0831C3 N 1040

Tree 6 m; some buds red, some cream-colored, open flowers white, feathery dirty-white "staminode" at base of flower; fragrance of musky-honey, winged fruits pinkish-red becoming greener around the seed.

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84078 Tylosema fassoglense 10 Nov 1993 DK Harder
MC Merello
DK Harder MC Merello 924 FJ Breteler WAG
Disturbed woodlands Disturbed woodlands of Yieldingtree Farm, lands on southwest side of road, 14 km northwest of Lusaka on Botha's Rust Road (Mungwi Road). 0 Zambia 1528A3 C 1170

Prostrate leafless vine spreading 2-4 m in all directions, stems red; petals yellow, young fruits red. Common.

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84147 Vigna luteola 19 Nov 1993 DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
M Mupeta
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma M Mupeta 1972 DK Harder MO
Mushitu dominated by Syzygium, marshes and open water Kasanka National Park; Kalamafiala Forest. 99 0 Zambia 1230C1 C 1170

Rare twiner in grass and at edge of smaller ponds; stems tinged red; calyx green; standard green outside, yellow inside; wings yellow; keel lighter yellow; closed buds tinged purple at tip.

-12.578889 30.229722 5
84201 Waltheria indica 8 Dec 1993 MC Merello
MC Merello 992 MC Merello MO
Dried dambo and grasslands around Lake Mweru Wantipa. Kaputa District; Mweru Wantipa National Park, along main road through park (D-37) 18.6 km south of northern park gate. 94 0 Zambia 0829D1 N 1000

Perennial herb to 75 cm tall; petals yellow; calyx green.

-8.683333 29.533333 5
84232 Ziziphus abyssinica 10 Nov 1993 MC Merello
MC Merello 925 MC Merello MO
Disturbed woodlands Disturbed woodlands of Yieldingtree Farm, lands on southwest side of road, 14 km northwest of Lusaka on Botha's Rust Road (Mungwi Road). 0 Zambia 1528A3 C 1170

Sprawling shrub 2 m; armed; young branches reddish-brown; leaves glossy above, golden brown soft pubescent beneath; flowers yellow-green.

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84237 Zonotriche inamoena 2 Dec 1993 MC Merello
MC Merello 947 RD Noyes MO
Disturbed forest along stream bed. Mbala District; Mpulungu Protected Forest Area No. 45, along dirt road D13 1.7 km west of its intersection with Mbala-Mpulungu Road. 0 Zambia 0831C3 N 1040

Perennial grass along roadside to 1 m tall; calyx green covered with soft golden hairs; awns green at apex, purple at base; anthers cream-white.

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