Records made by Lari Merrett

Records: 46

The following is a list of the records made by Lari Merrett 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
80460 Aeschynomene nyassana 18 May 2010 L Merrett
L Merrett LM_450 KB Vollesen K
Miombo woodland. Tree layer: Julbernadia paniculata, Brachystegia floribunda, B. longifolia, Protea angolensis var. divericata, P. angolensis var. trichanthera, Parinari curatellifolia, Ekebergia benguelensis, Syzygium guineense subsp. macrocarpum, Bobgunnia (Swartzia) madagascariensis, Uapaca kirkiana, Ochna pulchra, Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia, Garcinia huillensis, Rourea orientalis. Herb layer: Hypoestis forskaoli, Psychotria spithamea, Inula glomerata, Schistostephium artemisiifolium, Hibiscus rhodanthus, Psychotria djumaensis, Cyphostemma kerkvoordei. Sandy loam soil. Mutinondo Widerness Area, Mayense Main Camp: Along drive to Mafone rd. 116 0 Zambia 1231A4 N 1488

Herb with many pink thorny, sticky branches and leaf stalks from a single stem from a woody rootstock. Leaves long upto +-30cm with +-40 pairs of grey green leaflets +-5x8mm, evenly spaced, slightly overlapping, louvered all along rachis. Leaflets notched at tips, stalkless, cordate. Fruit: sunglass shaped, translucent with on kidney shaped seed visible in each compartment.
3 examples noticed within Mutinondo

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74630 Afrocarum imbricatum 4 Nov 2011 L Merrett
L Merrett 611 J Osborne K
Dambo: Syzigium guineense, Uapaca sansibarica, Protea garguedii, P. welwitschii, Pankiaka carsonii, Habenaria filicornis, Gardenia subacaulis, Parinari capensis, Justicia elegantula, Ascolepsis protea. Mpika district, Mutinondo Wilderness Area, Mayense Main Camp: Horse crossing lower Little Chipundu 116 0 Zambia 1231A4 N 1434

Herb with straight fleshy stems, leaves jagged serrations and tip, widest at base, length +-1cm <1.5 times width, louvered up stem. Flouwers cream umbrels.<br /> Common

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80468 Alysicarpus zeyheri 21 Apr 2013 L Merrett
L Merrett LM1531 KB Vollesen K
Miombo woodland. Tree layer: Julbernadia paniculata, Brachystegia floribunda, B. longifolia, Ekebergia benguelensis, Uapaca kirkiana, Ochna schweinfurthiana, Phyllocosmus leaireanus, Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia, Xylopia odoratissima, Pleurostylia africana, Garcinia huillensis, Rourea orientalis, Strychnos cocculoides, S. pungens, Hippocratea parvifolia. Herb layer: Pentanisia sykesii, Ectadiopsis oblongifolia. Sandy loam soil. Mutinondo Widerness Area, Mayense Main Camp: Woodland near camp 116 0 Zambia 1231A4 N 1451

Single stemmed herb, pale stem, stipules pinkish and sheathlike, leavs single leaflets.
Only noticed this season

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80469 Alysicarpus zeyheri 19 Apr 2013 L Merrett
L Merrett LM1502 KB Vollesen K
Miombo woodland. Tree layer: Julbernadia paniculata, Brachystegia floribunda, B. longifolia, Parinari curatellifolia, Ekebergia benguelensis, Uapaca kirkiana, U. nitida, Faurea rochetiana, Faurea saligna, Ochna schweinfurthiana, Protea angolensis var. divericata, P. angolensis var. trichanthera, Phyllocosmus leaireanus, Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia, Xylopia odoratissima, Pleurostylia africana, Garcinia huillensis, Rourea orientalis, Rothmannia engleriana, Strychnos spinosa, S. pungens, Herb layer: Hypoestis forskaoli, Psychotria spithamea, Inula glomerata, Schistostephium artemisiifolium, Hibiscus rhodanthus, Psychotria djumaensis, Cyphostemma kerkvoordei, C. junceum Sandy loam soil. Mutinondo Widerness Area, Mayense Main Camp: Along path between dry river bed and Mayense Rock 116 0 Zambia 1231A4 N 1455

Herb, lax stems >1m long, single leaflets along stem, upper +- third of stem rachis with pink flowers and bead shaped fruit in strings of 3, calyx rustic with fur lined margins.
Only seen this season

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75920 Aristea angolensis 21 Dec 2011 L Merrett
L Merrett 630 Kew Staff K
Dambo: Syzigium guineense, Uapaca sansibarica, Protea garguedii, P. welwitschii, Pankiaka carsonii, Habenaria filicornis, Gardenia subacaulis, Parinari capensis, Justicia elegantula, Ascolepsis protea. Mutinondo Wilderness Area, Mayense Main Camp: Little Chipundu dambo 116 0 Zambia 1231A4 N 1434

Monocot. Leaves: light grey-green, long slender, spreading from base. Flower stalk +-1m tall; flowers: widely spaced towards top of stalk, ppetals x 6 blue +-8mmx10mm, rounded to slightly tapered tips.

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75921 Aristea angolensis 1 Jan 2013 L Merrett
L Merrett 1167 Kew Staff K
Dambo: Syzygium cordatum, Syzygium guineense, Uapaca sansibarica, Protea garguedii, P. welwitschii, Gnidia chrysantha, Conyza welwitschi, Desmodium barbatum, Gardenia subacaulis. Mutinondo Wilderness Area, Mayense Main Camp: Little Chipundu dambo 116 0 Zambia 1231A4 N 1434

Mono. Tubers below, leaves graas-like from base, variable lengths, fanning out along one plane, tallest central, shorter to the sides, flower stalk +-15cm above leaves, blue flowers, 6 petals, alternating from larger to smaller, yellow anthers central.

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79623 Ascolepis densa 15 Apr 2013 L Merrett
L Merrett LM_1472 MG Bingham L Merrett K
Miombo woodland. Mutinondo Wilderness Area 116 0 Zambia 1231A4 N 1430

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84843 Bulbostylis contexta Oct 2012 L Merrett
L Merrett 1006 K
Rocky hills Mpika District, Mutinondo Wilderness 0 Zambia N 0

0.000000 0.000000 0
79591 Bulbostylis hispidula 19 Mar 2013 L Merrett
L Merrett LM1289 MG Bingham L Merrett K
Mutinondo Wilderness Area 116 0 Zambia 1231A4 N 1430

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85070 Bulbostylis pilosa 2014 L Merrett
Bauters
Chinsala
L Merrett Bauters Chinsala 138, 186 K
Mpika District, Mutinondo Wilderness Area 0 Zambia N 0

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79711 Carex macrophyllidion 19 Apr 2013 L Merrett
Bauters
L Merrett LM1491 MG Bingham L Merrett K
Mutinondo Wilderness Area 116 0 Zambia 1231A4 N 1430

Bauters 137, 148, Merrett 1491, 1849.

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79778 Coleochloa setifera 22 Apr 2013 L Merrett
MG Bingham L Merrett Rocky hills Mutinondo Wilderness Area 116 0 Zambia 1231A4 N 1430

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80477 Crotalaria alexandri 10 Apr 2012 L Merrett
L Merrett LM_716 KB Vollesen K
Cleared woodland: Herb layer: Pentanisia sykesii, Centaurea praecox, Combretum sericeum, Adenodolichos punctatus, Cryptosepalum maraviense, Droogmansia pteropsus, Vigna antunesii (nuda), Hibiscus rhodanthus, Tricliceras longipedunculatum, Gladiolus melleri, Triumfetta welwitchii, Trichodesma physaloides, Thunbergia lathyroides, Aneilema nicholsonii, Cynoglossum geometricum, Disa walleri, Habenaria sp., Ectadiopsis sp. Sandy loam soil. Mutinondo Widerness Area, Mayense Main Camp: Airstrip 116 0 Zambia 1231A4 N 1430

Herb +-12cm tall, single stem, leaf covered; leaves: trifoliate, grey-green, hair covered, thick stalk +- length of leaflets; leaflets: compact, thick, stalkless, +-1cm long, +-7times width, widest near tip, curving to pointed tip and narrow base. Flowers growing from axils and top of plant, outside bud and petals orange covered with with white hairs, standard pale yellow with red-orange marks near base, keel yellow tip upwards.
Occasionally seen

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80478 Crotalaria alexandri 22 Mar 2013 L Merrett
L Merrett LM_1309 KB Vollesen K
"On granite outcrop. Tree level: Brachystegia spiciformis, Pterocarpus angolensis, Ficus ingens , Ozoroa insignis subsp. reticulate, Cussonia arborea, Lannea discolour, Ochna puberula, Rothmania manganjae, Vangueria infausta, Vangueriopsis lanciflora, Zanha Africana, Shrub and climber level: Strychnos inocua , Vernonia bellinghamii, Heteromorpha aborescens, Pavetta schumanniana , Adenia gummifera , Xerophyta equisetoides, Lippea woodii, Vitex madiensis, V. mombassae,Herb level: Achyranthes aspera, Lefebvrea sp., Anisopappus africanus, Cyphia mazoensis, Ipomoea pileata, Kalanchoe lanceolata, Tephrosia lepida subsp. lepida, Pycnostachys stuhlmanii, Nervilia adolfi, Pentas nobilis , Basananthe baumii, Psychotria spithamea. " Mutinondo Widerness Area, Mayense Main Camp: Near bar on lodge rock 116 0 Zambia 1231A4 N 1461

Dwarf annual herb, haircovered, leaves trifoliate, leaflet margins curved up forming miniature toboggan runs. Flowers pale yellow, red marks at base of standard.
Locally common

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80486 Crotalaria anthyllopsis 28 Mar 2013 L Merrett
L Merrett LM1374 KB Vollesen K
Base of granite outcrop. Brachystegia spiciformis, Vangueriopsis lanciflora, Strychnos spinosa, Vitex mombassae, V. madiensis, Indigofera rhynochocarpa, Xerophyta equisetoides, Pavetta schumanniana, Anisopappus africanus, Felicia welwitschii. Mutinondo Widerness Area, Mayense Main Camp: lodge rock near upper store rooms 116 0 Zambia 1231A4 N 1453

Clumps of hair covered plants creeping along ground. Flowers in clusters of hair covered dark burgundy-brown calyces, pale yellow with burgundy stripes.
Only noticed at this site

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84719 Crotalaria lachnocarpoides 21 Apr 2013 L Merrett
L Merrett LM1534 KB Vollesen K
Gallery Forest. Tree level: Garcinia smeathmannii, Englerophyton magalismontanum, Trichocladus ellipticus, Brachystegia spiciformis, Uapaca sansibarica. Herb level in opening: Lamiaceae sp., Haumaniastrum sp., Dicliptera pumila, Justicia sp. Sandy loam soil. Mutinondo Widerness Area, Mayense Main Camp: Near Middle Big Cipundu crossing. 116 0 Zambia 1231A4 N 1427

Scrambling bush covered with soft light coloured hairs, flowers pale yellow, dark burgundy near base of standard and keel.
First record at MWA

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85003 Crotalaria shirensis 26 Mar 2013 L Merrett
L Merrett LM1340 MG Bingham K
Miombo woodland. Tree layer: Julbernadia paniculata, Brachystegia floribunda, B. longifolia, Parinari curatellifolia, Ekebergia benguelensis, Uapaca kirkiana, U. nitida, Faurea rochetiana, Faurea saligna, Ochna schweinfurthiana, Protea angolensis var. divericata, P. angolensis var. trichanthera, Phyllocosmus leaireanus, Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia, Xylopia odoratissima, Pleurostylia africana, Garcinia huillensis, Rourea orientalis, Rothmannia engleriana, Strychnos spinosa, S. pungens, Herb layer: Hypoestis forskaoli, Psychotria spithamea, Inula glomerata, Schistostephium artemisiifolium, Hibiscus rhodanthus, Psychotria djumaensis, Cyphostemma kerkvoordei, C. junceum. Sandy loam soil. Mutinondo Widerness Area, Mayense Main Camp: On track at end of airstrip 116 0 Zambia 1231A4 N 1442

"Annual Dwarf herb, thread-thin stems changing direction at leaf junctions, leaves with single leaflet, flowers yellow with red markings at base of standard.
Not common

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79417 Cyperus angolensis 23 Oct 2012 L Merrett
L Merrett LM_1012 Kew Staff K
Miombo woodland In front of Mayense Main Camp, Mutinondo Wilderness Area 116 0 Zambia 1231A4 N 1434

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79831 Cyperus pectinatus 21 Jun 2013 L Merrett
L Merrett LM1642 MG Bingham L Merrett K
Mutinondo Wilderness Area 116 0 Zambia 1231A4 N 1430

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79712 Eleocharis variegata 9 Apr 2013 L Merrett
L Merrett LM1382 MG Bingham L Merrett K
Mutinondo Wilderness Area 116 0 Zambia 1231A4 N 1430

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79713 Eleocharis variegata 27 Apr 2013 L Merrett
L Merrett LM1487 MG Bingham L Merrett K
Mutinondo Wilderness Area 116 0 Zambia 1231A4 N 1430

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75364 Fadogia stenophylla subsp. odorata 19 Oct 2012 L Merrett
L Merrett 975 Kew Staff K
Dambo: Syzigium guineense, Uapaca sansibarica, Protea garguedii, P. welwitschii, Gardenia subacaulis, Parinari capensis, Justicia elegantula, Ascolepsis protea, Eriocaulon sp., Fuirena stricta Mutinondo Wilderness Area, Kankonde Self-catering Camp: Dambo along river west of Kankonde Camp 116 0 Zambia 1231A3 N 1379

Herb +-30cm tall, single yellow-green stem, whirls of three leaves, largest towards top, leaves midrib yellow, blades rounded, curved upwards, pale green below, tips upwards, flowers cream yellow, short stalked, tucked away at axils between stam and leaf. Threats: Unusual

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79625 Fuirena umbellata 25 Oct 2012 L Merrett
L Merrett LM1020 MG Bingham L Merrett K
Dambo, riverine Mutinondo Wilderness Area 116 0 Zambia 1231A4 N 1430

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79626 Fuirena umbellata 3 Apr 2013 L Merrett
L Merrett LM1383 MG Bingham L Merrett K
Dambo, riverine Mutinondo Wilderness Area 116 0 Zambia 1231A4 N 1430

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75366 Gnidia chrysantha 26 Jan 2011 L Merrett
L Merrett 594 J Osborne K
Dambo: Syzigium guineense, Uapaca sansibarica, Protea garguedii, P. welwitschii, Pankiaka carsonii, Habenaria filicornis, Gardenia subacaulis, Parinari capensis, Justicia elegantula, Ascolepsis protea. Mpika District, Mutinondo Wilderness Area, Mayense Main Camp: Big Chipundu Dambo 116 0 Zambia 1231A4 N 1434

Single stemmed upright herb +-35cm tall from a woody rootstock, slender leaves similar lengths (+-1.5cm x2mm) up stem, distance between leaves decreases towards top, 6 wide triangular sepals, domed grouped of seeds in center. Threads: Common

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75368 Gnidia chrysantha 13 Apr 2013 L Merrett
L Merrett 594 J Osborne K
Dambo. Tree level: Syzigium guineense, Uapaca sansibarica, Herb layer: Gardenia subacaulis, Ascolepsis protea, A. angolensis, Gnidia chrysantha, Conyza welwitschi, Wahlenbergia sp., Hypoxis sp., Desmodium barbatum, Parinari capensis, Justicia elegantula. Sandy loam soil. Mpika District, Mutinondo Wilderness Area, Mayense Main Camp: Big Chipundu 116 0 Zambia 1231A4 N 1468

Herb with bright yellow flowers and grey-silver seedhead. Threats: Common

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75371 Gnidia kraussiana var. kraussiana 24 Sep 2008 L Merrett
L Merrett 594 J Osborne K
Burnt old village site next to dambo, Mpika District, Mutinondo Wilderness Area, Mayense Main Camp: Big Chipundu Dambo edge, Caterpillar side 116 0 Zambia 1231A4 N 1455

Suffrutex. fleshy yellowish hair covered stems +-30cm tall, lens-shaped leaves, width 1/3 length, evenly spaced along stems +- 2cm, leaves +- 45 degrees to stem, increasing in size along stem ending up as long as or longer than interleaf space. Flower heads at top, subspjerical cluster of about 50 bright yellow waxy flowers; flower: 5 petals, petals widest at base tapering gently to tip.

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80487 Rhynchosia monophylla 21 Apr 2013 L Merrett
L Merrett LM1520 KB Vollesen K
On granite rock. Tree level: Combretum psidioides, Ficus ingens, Erythrina abyssinica, Parinari curatellifolia Shrub level: Vitaceae, Xerophytum equisetoides. Herb level: Coleochloa setifera, Myrothamnus flabillifolia, Lannea edulis, Euphorbia debilispina, Gladiolus sp.. Mutinondo Widerness Area, Mayense Main Camp: On Caterpillar rock 116 0 Zambia 1231A4 N 1580

Herb, lax stems >1m long, single leaflets along Herb, ground cover; flowers: standard pale yellow with dark red lines, wings red fading to yellow base; fruit: length twice width, flattened, beaked, purplish looped veins.
First record for MWA

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79809 Rhynchospora candida 24 Oct 2012 L Merrett
L Merrett LM1031 MG Bingham L Merrett K
Dambo Mutinondo Wilderness Area 116 0 Zambia 1231A4 N 1430

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79808 Rhynchospora candida 12 Apr 2013 L Merrett
L Merrett LM1431 MG Bingham L Merrett K
Dambo Mutinondo Wilderness Area 116 0 Zambia 1231A4 N 1430

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79810 Rhynchospora candida 21 Dec 2012 L Merrett
L Merrett LM1090 MG Bingham L Merrett K
Dambo Mutinondo Wilderness Area 116 0 Zambia 1231A4 N 1430

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80178 Schoenoplectus confusus var. rogersii 22 Oct 2012 L Merrett
L Merrett LM_985 MG Bingham L Merrett K
Mutinondo Wilderness Area 116 0 Zambia 1231A4 N 1430

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79716 Scleria bulbifera 27 Mar 2013 L Merrett
L Merrett LM1354 MG Bingham L Merrett K
Mutinondo Wilderness Area 116 0 Zambia 1231A4 N 1430

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79717 Scleria bulbifera 15 Apr 2013 L Merrett
L Merrett LM1459 MG Bingham L Merrett K
Mutinondo Wilderness Area 116 0 Zambia 1231A4 N 1430

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79718 Scleria dregeana 12 Apr 2013 L Merrett
L Merrett LM1428 MG Bingham L Merrett K
Mutinondo Wilderness Area 116 0 Zambia 1231A4 N 1430

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79725 Scleria flexuosa 20 Mar 2013 L Merrett
L Merrett LM1301 MG Bingham L Merrett K
Mutinondo Wilderness Area 116 0 Zambia 1231A4 N 1430

Determinated as Scleria remota

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79726 Scleria melanomphala 6 Apr 2013 L Merrett
L Merrett LM1392 MG Bingham L Merrett K
Mutinondo Wilderness Area 116 0 Zambia 1231A4 N 1430

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79727 Scleria melanomphala 8 Apr 2013 L Merrett
L Merrett LM1400 MG Bingham L Merrett K
Mutinondo Wilderness Area 116 0 Zambia 1231A4 N 1430

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79728 Scleria melanomphala 10 Apr 2013 L Merrett
L Merrett LM1407 MG Bingham L Merrett K
Mutinondo Wilderness Area 116 0 Zambia 1231A4 N 1430

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79729 Scleria melanomphala 26 Jan 2013 L Merrett
MG Bingham L Merrett Mutinondo Wilderness Area, Musamfushi 116 0 Zambia 1231A4 N 1430

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79719 Scleria paupercula 30 Nov 2013 L Merrett
L Merrett LM1695 MG Bingham L Merrett K
Mutinondo Wilderness Area 116 0 Zambia 1231A4 N 1430

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79720 Scleria pergracilis 15 Apr 2013 L Merrett
L Merrett LM1457 MG Bingham L Merrett K
Mutinondo Wilderness Area 116 0 Zambia 1231A4 N 1430

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79721 Scleria pooides 25 Oct 2012 L Merrett
L Merrett LM1027 MG Bingham L Merrett K
Mutinondo Wilderness Area 116 0 Zambia 1231A4 N 1430

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79722 Scleria rehmannii 14 Apr 2013 L Merrett
L Merrett LM1441 MG Bingham L Merrett K
Mutinondo Wilderness Area 116 0 Zambia 1231A4 N 1430

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79723 Scleria rehmannii 10 Apr 2013 L Merrett
L Merrett LM1406 MG Bingham L Merrett K
Mutinondo Wilderness Area 116 0 Zambia 1231A4 N 1430

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79724 Scleria welwitschii 23 Oct 2012 L Merrett
L Merrett LM1008 MG Bingham L Merrett K
Mutinondo Wilderness Area 116 0 Zambia 1231A4 N 1430

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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Records made by Lari Merrett.
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