Records made by Blake Goldsmith

Records: 72

The following is a list of the records made by Blake Goldsmith 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
48944 Adiantum raddianum May 1967 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 58/67 SRGH
Growing under cool damp conditions Swynnerton's spring, Chirinda Forest margin, Chipinga district 6 0 Zimbabwe 2032B3 E 1097

Maidenhair fern, leaves fine, of delicate texture with thin shiny black rhachis

0.000000 0.000000 2
35009 Anthospermum vallicola Apr 1968 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 22/68 SRGH
BR
Mt Pene, South of Melsetter (Chimanimani) 0 Zimbabwe 1932D4 E 1735

5
24480 Arthropteris orientalis Apr 1968 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 34/68 SRGH
Amongst shattered rock faces Mt. Pene 0 Zimbabwe 1932D4 VN895906 E 1735

0.000000 0.000000 2
21786 Asclepias cucullata subsp. scabrifolia 1 Nov 1970 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 31/70 SRGH
K
PRE
N slopes of Chiposhamapfumo Range, Tarka Forest Reserve, Chimanimani 0 Zimbabwe 1932D4 E 0

0
35933 Asplenium lobatum Sep 1972 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 34/72 SRGH
Deep shade near water Mermaids Grotto, Mubangazi river, Chimanimani 0 Zimbabwe 1932D4 VN868896 E 1300

0.000000 0.000000 6
35948 Asplenium mannii Feb 1967 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 29/67 SRGH
Epiphyte on fallen Craibia brevicaudata Chirinda forest 6 0 Zimbabwe 2032B3 E 1130

0.000000 0.000000 2
36185 Asplenium rutifolium Feb 1967 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 28/67 SRGH
Epiphyte on fallen Craibia brevicaudata Chirinda forest 6 0 Zimbabwe 2032B3 E 1130

0.000000 0.000000 2
40478 Barleria lugardii Feb 1956 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 45/56 SRGH
Gwampa Forest Reserve, Nkayi District 0 Zimbabwe 1928B2 W 1200

-19.216666 28.750000 5
35340 Basananthe pseudostipulata Oct 1971 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 28/71 R Fernandes A Fernandes SRGH
BR
East of Bunga Fire tower, Tarka Forest Reserve, Melsetter (Chimanimani) 0 Zimbabwe 1932D4 E 1000

0.000000 0.000000 2
15556 Blechnum tabulare Jul 1968 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 105/68 SRGH
Edge of large gwasha, quartzite soil Chimanimani, Mt. Bunga, Tarka Forest Reserve 0 Zimbabwe 1932D4 VN95-93- E 1370

0.000000 0.000000 0
22429 Blotiella natalensis Dec 1964 TM Müller
H Wild
B Goldsmith
TM Müller H Wild B Goldsmith 6621 SRGH
Chimanimani, Haroni Makurupini forest 52 0 Zimbabwe 2033A1 E 0

0.000000 0.000000 0
35398 Crassula alsinoides Nov 1962 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 224/62 SRGH
K
LISC
PRE
EA
Gunguinyane Forest Reserve, Chipinge 0 Zimbabwe 2032B3 E 1065

Cited in Flora Zambesiaca Vol. 7 part 1: 18 (1983)

0.000000 0.000000 2
30188 Cyathea capensis Jun 1972 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 08/1972 SRGH
Cool shaded gwasha under large trees along watercourse Chimanimani, Mt. Pene 0 Zimbabwe 1932D4 E 1700

0
30241 Cyathea thomsonii May 1967 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 57/67 SRGH
Growing in a cool moist place Chipinga, Chirinda forest 6 0 Zimbabwe 2032B3 E 1100

0
80458 Cynanchum umtalense Jan 1962 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 1/62 SRGH
K
B
FI
BR
Margin of forest. Chirinda Forest. 6 0 Zimbabwe 2032B3 E 1200

Type specimen. Cited in A revision of Cynanchum (Liede, 1996: 341)

0.000000 0.000000 2
109566 Dichapetalum madagascariense var. madagascariense 4 Dec 1964 TM Müller
H Wild
B Goldsmith
H Wild 6650 FJ Breteler BNRH
Dombe, Upper R. Lucite, Haroni/Makurupini Forest - P.E.A. [Mozambican] side of Makurupini. 0 Mozambique 2033A1 MS 400

Climber to 20 or 30 feet. Fruits orange.-x000D- -x000D- Haroni/Makurupini Forest, altitude 1000-1300 ft, between the Haroni R. & the Makurupini stream, almost entirely in Rhodesia but the Makurupini rises in Mozambique. Situated at the foot of the extreme southe

2
22555 Dicranopteris linearis Mar 1968 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith Jun-68 SRGH
Common in damp spots on road verges Chimanimani, Tarka Forest reserve 0 Zimbabwe 1932D4 VN95-93- E 1155

0.000000 0.000000 0
35384 Dictyophleba lucida Dec 1964 TM Müller
H Wild
B Goldsmith
TM Müller H Wild B Goldsmith 6617 SRGH
K
BR
Haroni/Makurupini Forest 52 0 Zimbabwe 2033A1 E 400

Cited in Flora Zambesiaca Vol. 7 part 2: 422 (1985)

0.000000 0.000000 2
53168 Diplazium nemorale May 1973 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 8/73 SRGH
On wet slope in rocks & dense shade Muchira river bank, Chimanimani district 0 Zimbabwe 2032B2 E 1600

0.000000 0.000000 2
25637 Elaeodendron croceum Nov 1967 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 128/67 SRGH
Gully forest. Chiredza Gorge (Chpinge district) margin; tree at gorge top. 0 Zimbabwe E 980

Leaves thick, coriaceous, opposite to subopposite. Small white inconspicuous flowers.

0.000000 0.000000 0
49683 Elaphoglossum spathulatum var. spathulatum May 1973 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 10/73 SRGH
On quartside damp rock shade of large trees. Lithophutic fern in small short dense patches. Southern slope of Mount Peni 0 Zimbabwe 1932D4 E 1650

Old fertile leaves quite black on the underside; leaves very hairy, less than 15 cm long

0.000000 0.000000 2
35692 Erica pleiotricha Jun 1968 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 80-68 SRGH
K
BR
Under Philippia and Anthospermum Mt Peni, Melsetter (Chimanimani) 0 Zimbabwe 1932D4 E 1775

2
22596 Gleichenia polypodioides Apr 1970 B Goldsmith
Shady damp patch of gully forest on quartzitic sandstone soil Chimanimani, Tarka Forest reserve 0 Zimbabwe 1932D4 VN95-93- E 1500

0.000000 0.000000 0
34956 Haumaniastrum dissitifolium May 1966 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 60/67 SRGH
K
BR
Open grassland near Msilinge River Gungunyana Forest Reserve, Chipinga 0 Zimbabwe 2032B3 E 915

0.000000 0.000000 2
35315 Helichrysum lepidissimum Jun 1968 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 86/68 SRGH
Tarka Forest Reserve, lower slopes Mt Peni 0 Zimbabwe 1932D4 E 1525

0.000000 0.000000 2
74841 Helichrysum longiramum Jun 1968 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 88/68 SRGH
On lower slopes Mt Peni, along eastern boundary Tarka Forest Reserve, Chimanimani. 0 Zimbabwe 1932D4 E 1525

Fairly common patches up to 4' tall. Flowers yellow.

-19.966660 32.950010 5
74831 Helichrysum rhodellum Jun 1968 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 81/68 SRGH
On edge of Phillipia patch. Mt Peni, Glencoe Forest Reserve, Chimanimani 0 Zimbabwe 1932D4 E 1730

Solitary plant; leaves grey-white woolly hairy; flowers on slender erect stems in tight heads, red with yellow centres

5
90967 Hippocratea parviflora Feb 1955 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 75/55 SRGH
LISC
Gwampa Forest Reserve,Shangani District 0 Zimbabwe 1928B2 W 1237

Cited in Flora Zambesiaca volume 2 part 2:415 (1966)

-19.216700 28.750010 5
73940 Holubia saccata Mar 1972 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 42/72 H-D Ihlenfeldt SRGH
K
M
Nyanyadzi in the Sabi Valley 0 Zimbabwe 1932C4 E 555

Much branched herb with whitish tubular flowers, digitately veined; opposite fetid leaves; winged veined fruits.
Cited in Flora Zambesiaca volume 8 part 3:89 (1988).

-19.781400 32.429700 5
22633 Huperzia dacrydioides May 1973 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith Nov-73 SRGH
Epiphyte, hanging from large branch of Ochna holstii Mt. Peni, upper S-slopes 0 Zimbabwe 1932D4 VN895906 E 1666

0.000000 0.000000 0
22656 Huperzia ophioglossoides May 1973 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith Sep-73 SRGH
Lithophyte on damp quartzite rock in dense shade Chimanimani, Mt. Peni, S-slopes 0 Zimbabwe 1932D4 VN89-90- E 1650

0.000000 0.000000 0
22449 Hypolepis sparsisora Nov 1967 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 119/67 SRGH
Dappled shade banks of Zona R. Chirinda forest 6 0 Zimbabwe 2032B3 E 0

0.000000 0.000000 0
68965 Kedrostis foetidissima Feb 1956 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 88/56 C Jeffrey SRGH
On red kalahari sand in Baikiea timber belt Gwampa Forest Reserve, Shangani 0 Zimbabwe 1928A2 W 1150

Leaves with cordate bases, scabrid; fruit bright red, small

-19.123092 28.475692 6
41686 Lindsaea odorata Dec 1964 TM Müller
H Wild
B Goldsmith
TM Müller H Wild B Goldsmith 6639 SRGH
On wet rock near stream in forest Haroni/Makurupini Forest 52 0 Zimbabwe 2033A1 E 400

Detailed area description attached to label.

0.000000 0.000000 2
40865 Lomariopsis warneckei Nov 1967 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 111/67 SRGH
In damp well-shaded area. Chirinda Forest 6 0 Zimbabwe 2032B3 E 2040

The stem adheres to the tree like a tentacle. One stem had reached 30 feet tall. stems reddish brown.

2
52788 Loxogramme abyssinica Feb 1967 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 24/67 SRGH
Epiphytic fern 100 feet above ground on fallen Celtis durandii Chirinda forest. 6 0 Zimbabwe 2032B3 E 1130

Small simple leaves with only a few found to be fertile. Brown spores occur in narrow rectangles on the top portion of the leaf.

0.000000 0.000000 2
22713 Lycopodiella cernua May 1967 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 49/67 SRGH
Moist road cutting Chirinda forest, outskirts 6 0 Zimbabwe 2032B3 E 1065

0.000000 0.000000 0
37099 Lygodium kerstenii Mar 1967 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 36/67 SRGH
Common along forest edges, attached to trees Chirinda forest outskirts 6 0 Zimbabwe 2032B3 E 1005

0.000000 0.000000 2
29128 Mellera lobulata Oct 1967 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 90/67 SRGH
Along road verges Chirinda Forest 6 0 Zimbabwe 2032B3 E 1100

Tall herb with showy white to delicate mauve flowers of very regular petal lobe arrangement. Foul smelling.

0.000000 0.000000 0
29136 Mellera lobulata Sep 1961 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 71/61 SRGH
A common weed on shaded road verges Chirinda Forest 6 0 Zimbabwe 2032B3 E 1100

Dense patches of this plant have a sour smell. Pure white flowers and tapered petals and a mauvish spot on the lip.

0.000000 0.000000 0
52820 Microsorum punctatum Apr 1969 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 40/69 SRGH
Epiphyte clinging tightly to rough stemmed tree. Enormous where it grows in tree forks. Seen on rock outcrops & living after tree has fallen and decayed. Haroni river under evergreen forest 0 Zimbabwe 2033A1 E 560

Common. Leaves very showy, often over 3' long with both surfaces shiny, darker green above, sporangia in small dots.

0.000000 0.000000 2
25567 Neoschumannia cardinea Nov 1962 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 209/62 SRGH
In forest Chirinda Forest 6 0 Zimbabwe 2032B3 E 1100

See detailed notes on image 2.

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49743 Nephrolepis biserrata Oct 1972 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 39/72 SRGH
Tall fern in good shade under large trees. Lisutu River bank above its confluence with Haroni river 0 Zimbabwe 2033A1 E 700

Fern pinnately compound, tufted, with fronds over 2 metres tall; sori round evenly spaced, not quite marginal, light brown; stipe and rhachis deeply channeled above.

0.000000 0.000000 2
52689 Nephrolepis undulata May 1967 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 56/67 SRGH
Colony in well shaded moist road verge under large pines. Gungunyana Forest Reserve (=Chirinda Forest), Chipinga district. 6 0 Zimbabwe 2032B3 E 940

Single fronds erect and flattened in one plane with pinnate leaves tapering to a broad point and leaflets distinctly overlapping on the undersurface.

0.000000 0.000000 2
97013 Oldenlandia rupicola var. rupicola Sep 1970 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 19/70 SRGH
BR
In shade on perimeter of Gwasha Eastern slope of Mount Peni on Glencoe Forest Reserve, Chimanimani 0 Zimbabwe 1932D4 E 1400

Lax herb, small thin leaves. Flowers pretty mauvish. Whole plant of delicate appearance forming quite dense sward, up to 2 ft high.,

-19.966700 32.900000 5
24521 Oleandra distenta 14 Dec 1972 TM Müller
B Goldsmith
TM Müller B Goldsmith 2069 SRGH
Mixed evergreen forest Chimanimani, Mutsangazi river, W of Mt. Peni 0 Zimbabwe 1932D4 E 900

0.000000 0.000000 0
27652 Osmunda regalis Jul 1967 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 79/67 SRGH
On damp bank near source of Gungunyama river Chipinga, Gungunyana forest reserve 0 Zimbabwe 2032B2 E 0

0.000000 0.000000 0
21835 Pachycarpus bisacculatus Jan 1962 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 25/62 SRGH
K
BM
LISC
PRE
BR
Spangabera (Espungabera), Manica 0 Mozambique 2032B4 0

0.000000 0.000000 0
21813 Pachycarpus chirindensis Jan 1962 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 11/62 SRGH
K
BR
Gungunyana Forest Reserve, Chipinga Dist (Chirinda Forest) 0 Zimbabwe 2032B3 E 1150

0.000000 0.000000 0
21798 Pergularia daemia subsp. daemia Mar 1964 B Goldsmith
Gungunyana Forest Reserve, Chipinga Dist (Chirinda Forest) 0 Zimbabwe 2032B3 E 1150

0.000000 0.000000 0
52876 Pleopeltis macrocarpa Mar 1968 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 15/68 SRGH
Epiphytic fern on tree, in cool shady riverine gully Lionhills Forest Reserve, +/- 10 miles from Melsetter (Mutare) 0 Zimbabwe 1932D4 E 1520

0.000000 0.000000 2
53052 Pleopeltis polypodioides subsp. ecklonii Feb 1967 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 23/67 SRGH
Epiphytic fern growing on the stem of a large Celtis durandii which has fallen 100 feet from the ground Chirinda forest 6 0 Zimbabwe 2032B3 E 1130

Many fronds growing from the stem with the roots forming a fairly dense fibrous layer

0.000000 0.000000 2
107422 Pleurostylia africana Jan 1959 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 3/59 SRGH
K
BM
LISC
BR
On exposed rocky hillside. Urungwe, Kariba 0 Zimbabwe 1629A1 N 610

Cited in Flora Zambesiaca volume 2 part 2, 1966
A tree 30' high. Opposite leaves and branching. Flowers have a nauseating odor which attracts insects including many dragonflies; free flowering with numerous regularly rounded heads; bark rough, dark.

0.000000 0.000000 2
52721 Pneumatopteris unita Nov 1967 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 126/67 SRGH
Banks of Zona river. Chirinda forest. 6 0 Zimbabwe 2032B3 E 1130

Fern with pinnate leaves. Leaflets pointed, long lobed. Small plant developes on tip vegetatively.

0.000000 0.000000 2
22489 Pteridium aquilinum subsp. capense Jan 1967 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 138/67 SRGH
Common in fireguards Chimanimani, Gungunyana Forest Estate. 0 Zimbabwe 2032B2 E 1065

0.000000 0.000000 0
53278 Pteris catoptera Dec 1967 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 141/67 SRGH
Chirinda forest 6 0 Zimbabwe 2032B3 E 0

Fronds pinnate with pinnae mainly alternate & tapered to fine tips. Distinctly pilose on undersurface of pinnae midribs.

0.000000 0.000000 2
53302 Pteris cretica Aug 1969 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 69/69 SRGH
In sandstone rock cracks on edge of the falls. Bridal Veil Falls, Chimanimani district. 64 0 Zimbabwe 1932D4 E 1000

Flattened in one plane & often trifoliolate; sori in blackish lines along leaf margin.

0.000000 0.000000 2
53447 Pteris vittata Jul 1967 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 78/67 SRGH
Fern growing on quartzitic sandstone near the dip tank. Gungunyana Forest Reserve, Chipinga district. 6 0 Zimbabwe 2032B3 E 945

Fronds with pinnae curling at tips; spores in narrow marginal lines; pinnate.

0.000000 0.000000 2
73861 Pterocelastrus echinatus Nov 1969 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 88/69 SRGH
Muchira River, one mile West of Glencoe House, Melsetter (Chimanimani). 0 Zimbabwe 2032B2 E 1200

Tree 40' tall; leaf petioles quite red, possibly due to more sun. Bark pale brown. When bark is lightly scraped it falls off to reveal a bright orange underbark, not slash.

0.000000 0.000000 2
22762 Ptisana fraxinea var. salicifolia Oct 1967 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 110/67 SRGH
On banks of perennial stream, well shaded and permanently damp, not common Chirinda forest 6 0 Zimbabwe 2032B3 E 0

0.000000 0.000000 0
53096 Pyrrosia rhodesiana Feb 1967 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 30/67 SRGH
Epiphytic fern on fallen Craibia brevicaudata, very common Chirinda Forest 6 0 Zimbabwe 2032B3 E 1130

Simple leaves which are densely and conspicuously ferruginous and white pubescent. roots covered in ferruginous straw-like layers.

0.000000 0.000000 2
5521 Rhoicissus tomentosa Dec 1965 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 51/65 SRGH
Evergreen forest Chirinda Forest 6 0 Zimbabwe 2032B3 E 1100

Enormous liane, very common. New leaves are densely tomentose.

0.000000 0.000000 0
41395 Salvinia molesta Jul 1960 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 92/60 SRGH
On water. Light weed bright green in colour covered several acres and resembled a well kept golf course. Kariba, collected on water in the flooded mouth of the Bumi river which enters Lake Kariba 0 Zimbabwe 1728B1 N 460

Upper leaf surface covered in woolly hairs each having a distinct "O" shaped loop at its apex. No secondary growth seen in this area but the specimens have minute Lemna species adhering to them.

0.000000 0.000000 2
74169 Sesamum calycinum subsp. pseudoangolense May 1956 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 98/56 H-D Ihlenfeldt SRGH
K
PRE
Gwampa Forest Reserve, Shangani 0 Zimbabwe 1928B2 W 915

Cited in Flora Zambesiaca volume 8 part 3:100 (1988).

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53889 Synsepalum chimanimani 12 Apr 1964 TM Müller
H Wild
B Goldsmith
TM Müller H Wild B Goldsmith 6645 SRGH
K
BR
Haroni-Makurupini Forest 52 0 Zimbabwe 2033A1 E 396

Slender 12 ft tree; Flowers whitish-red
Cited in Flora Zambesiaca 7(1):217 (1983)

2
48701 Tectaria gemmifera Dec 1964 TM Müller
H Wild
B Goldsmith
TM Müller H Wild B Goldsmith 6630 SRGH
Gemmiferous fern by stream Haroni-Makurupini forest 0 Zimbabwe 2031A1 E 400

0.000000 0.000000 2
48702 Tectaria gemmifera Dec 1967 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 140/67 SRGH
Fern common along shaded road verges Chirinda forest 6 0 Zimbabwe 2032B3 E 0

0.000000 0.000000 2
48706 Tectaria gemmifera Jan 1967 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 142/67 SRGH
Chirinda forest 6 0 Zimbabwe 2032B3 E 1130

Common fern to 3' tall. Vegetative buds evident on fronds

0.000000 0.000000 2
112612 Telosma africana 4 Dec 1964 TM Müller
H Wild
B Goldsmith
TM Müller H Wild B Goldsmith 6660 SRGH
K
Haroni River 52 0 Zimbabwe 2033A1 E 396

Climber, cream green flowers, red on throat outside, sweet scented

-20.011100 33.013700 5
25562 Tephrosia longipes var. drummondii Oct 1968 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 155/68 SRGH
Tarka Forest Reserve 0 Zimbabwe E 1160

0
41593 Vittaria volkensii May 1973 B Goldsmith
B Goldsmith 12/73 SRGH
Epiphyte with Lycopodium dacrydioides Upper Southern slope of mount Peni 0 Zimbabwe 1932D4 E 1666

Fern with simple linear dark green glabrous fronds in tufts. Up to half a meter long, hanging almost vertically.

0.000000 0.000000 2
28723 Zehneria scabra subsp. argyrea var. chirindensis Jun 1961 B Goldsmith
41/61 Weed in grass near old homestead on the forest perimeter. Chirinda Forest 6 0 Zimbabwe 2032B3 E 1100

Small green fruits, turning orange. A climber.

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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Zimbabwe: Records made by Blake Goldsmith.
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