Records made by Pieter Bester

Records: 44

The following is a list of the records made by Pieter Bester 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
108308 Barleria spinulosa subsp. spinulosa 12 Jun 2012 P Bester
P Bester 11161 I Darbyshire PRE
BNRH
EOWBL
Gorongosa National Park, 11 km NNW from Condué and 33 km SW of Inhaminga, Nhamfisse/Zamambo Gorge. 0 Mozambique 1834D2 MS 219

Herb 0.86 m tall with violet-blue flowers. Occasional.-x000D- Habitat: savanna on a limestone cliff-top. In level well-drained, stony gravel, in full sun. No biotic effect seen.

-18.642250 34.815417 6
108316 Blepharis maderaspatensis 10 Apr 2013 P Bester
P Bester 11589 MH Steyn PRE
BNRH
Lumadi Forest area, ± 7.4 km SE of Matias and 26 km W of Bela Vista. 0 Mozambique 2632A4 M 46

Herb, 0.30 m tall, stems erect. Petals white with blue striations. Occasional. Growing in level open woodland in well-drained sandy soil in full sun on a plain. Biotic effect: grazed.

-26.344139 32.400917 6
110095 Clerodendrum cephalanthum subsp. swynnertonii 11 Jun 2012 P Bester
P Bester 11146 JJ Meyer PRE
BNRH
EOWBL
Gorongosa National Park, 11 km NNW of Conduè and 33 km SW of Inhaminga. 0 Mozambique 1834D2 MS 111

Tree, 3 m tall with green-white flowers; calyx pinkish purple. Growing in a limestone gorge, in forest, in light shade. In well-drained loam. Occasional.

-18.632167 34.809333 6
109405 Combretum umbricola 12 Jun 2012 P Bester
P Bester 11156 P Bester PRE
BNRH
EOWBL
Gorongosa National Park, 11 km NNW of Conduè and 33 km SW of Inhaminga. 0 Mozambique 1834D2 MS 213

Climber with white flowers growing in forest in limestone gorge. In full sun in well-drained loam. Rare.

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109870 Crotalaria barnabassii 9 Jun 2012 P Bester
P Bester 11123 T Nkonki PRE
BNRH
EOWBL
Gorongosa National Park, Muzamba River Gorge, 23 km SW from Inhaminga and 86 km ENE from Gorongosa Town. 0 Mozambique 1834D2 MS 226

Herb 0.24 m tall with yellow flowers. Rare.-x000D- Habitat: Grassland on a limestone plateau. In well-drained sand, in full sun. No biotic effect seen.

-18.565167 34.873917 6
108317 Dicliptera carvalhoi subsp. carvalhoi 15 Jun 2012 P Bester
P Bester 11188 I Darbyshire K
PRE
BNRH
Chimanimani Mountains, ± 68 km WSW of Chimoio. 0 Mozambique 1932B4 MS 1278

Herb 0.35 m tall. Flowers white with purple markings. Rare.-x000D- Habitat: Grassland on a NW-facing mountain slope. In well-drained sand, in full sun. Biotic effect: roadside.

-19.367850 32.860600 6
108518 Diplorhynchus condylocarpon 12 Jun 2012 P Bester
P Bester 11167 P Bester PRE
BNRH
EOWBL
Gorongosa National Park, 7.8 km NNW from Condué and 36 km SW of Inhaminga, c. 7 km W of ranger's post near Condué. 0 Mozambique 1834D2 MS 230

Tree 8 m tall; fruit brown with lighter "warty surface". Latex milky yellowish. Common.-x000D- Habitat: Open woodland on a plain. In well-drained sand, in full sun. No biotic effect seen.

-18.662417 34.806694 6
109751 Erica evansii 15 Jun 2012 P Bester
P Bester 11197 P Bester PRE
BNRH
Chimanimani Mountains, ± 73 km SW of Chimoio. 0 Mozambique 1932B4 MS 2070

Shrub 1.4 m tall. Flowers pink and brown. Common.-x000D- Habitat: Grassland on a SW-facing mountain slope. In well-drained rocky loam, in full sun. Biotic effect: roadside.

-19.388528 32.817861 6
109807 Euphorbia tettensis 10 Jun 2012 P Bester
BT Wursten 11129 RH Archer PRE
BNRH
EOWBL
Gorongosa National Park, Muzamba River Gorge, 23 km SW from Inhaminga and 86 km ENE from Gorongosa Town. 0 Mozambique 1834D2 MS 233

Herb 0.24 m tall with yellow and cream-coloured flowers Occasional.-x000D- Habitat: Open shrubland on a limestone plateau. In well-drained sand, in full sun. No biotic effect seen.

-18.563889 34.868722 6
108525 Funtumia africana 9 Jun 2012 P Bester
P Bester 11119 P Bester PRE
BNRH
EOWBL
Gorongosa National Park, Muzamba River Gorge, 23 km SW from Inhaminga and 86 km ENE from Gorongosa Town. 0 Mozambique 1834D2 MS 191

Tree 12 m tall. Rare.-x000D- Habitat: Forest on moderately steep SW-facing limestone hill slope. In well-drained loam, in light shade. No biotic effect seen.

-18.559667 34.873083 6
109264 Gymnosporia mossambicensis subsp. mossambicensis 11 Jun 2012 P Bester
P Bester 11144 M Jordaan PRE
BNRH
Gorongosa National Park, 11 km NNW from Condué and 33 km SW of Inhaminga, Nhamfisse/Zamambo Gorge. 0 Mozambique 1834D2 MS 148

Tree 0.4m tall , with cream-coloured flowers and orange fruit, growing in forest understorey. Occasional.-x000D- Habitat: Forest on a N-facing limestone hill slope. In well-drained loam, in dappled shade. No biotic effect seen.

-18.633897 34.807472 6
109271 Gymnosporia mossambicensis subsp. mossambicensis 11 Jun 2012 JE Burrows
SM Burrows
M van der Bank
OG Maurin
P Bester
OG Maurin OM3955 JE Burrows BNRH
JRAU
EOWBL
Gorongosa National Park, Nhamfisse River Gorge mouth (Zamambo Gorge) 0 Mozambique 1834D2 MS 215

UJ DNA No. UJ09260

-18.644890 34.815760 6
108864 Helichrysum candolleanum 10 Apr 2013 P Bester
P Bester 11587 J Ready PRE
BNRH
Lumadi Forest area, ± 7.4 km SE of Matias and 26 km W of Bela Vista. 0 Mozambique 2632A4 M 44

Herb, 0.22 m tall. Bracts white. Occasional. Growing in level open woodland in well-drained sandy soil in full sun on a plain. Biotic effect: none seen.

-26.344167 32.403028 6
108528 Holarrhena pubescens 8 Jun 2012 P Bester
P Bester 11109 P Bester PRE
BNRH
EOWBL
± 10 km SSW of Inhaminga and ± 100 km ENE of Gorongosa Town. 0 Mozambique 1834B4 MS 285

Tree 2 m tall with green fruit. Occasional.-x000D- Habitat: In open woodland on a plain. In well-drained sand, in full sun. Biotic effect: roadside.

-18.491139 34.990833 6
108529 Holarrhena pubescens 13 Jun 2012 P Bester
P Bester 11172 P Bester PRE
BNRH
EOWBL
Gorongosa National Park, 5 km NNW from Condué and 37 km SW of Inhaminga. 0 Mozambique 1834D2 MS 308

Tree 4.2 m tall with green fruit. Occasional.-x000D- Habitat: Open woodland on the gentle NE-facing slope of a plain. In well-drained loam, in light shade. Biotic effect: roadside.

-18.684169 34.821086 6
108321 Hypoestes forskaolii subsp. forskaolii 10 Jun 2012 P Bester
P Bester 11131 KB Vollesen PRE
BNRH
EOWBL
Gorongosa National Park, 4 km NNW of Conduè and 38 km SSW of Inhaminga. 0 Mozambique 1834D2 MS 306

Herb 0.3 m tall; flowers white with purple markings. Growing in closed woodland in light shade on a plain. In well-drained loam. Occasional.

-18.693500 34.825611 6
108896 Impatiens cecilii subsp. cecilii 15 Jun 2012 P Bester
P Bester 11200 P Bester PRE
BNRH
Chimanimani Mountains, ± 72 km SW of Chimoio. 0 Mozambique 1932B4 MS 1278

Succulent herb 0.14 m tall. Flowers white to purple or pink. Abundant.-x000D- Habitat: Forest on a SE-facing slope. In damp loam, in medium shade. Biotic effect: roadside.

-19.393317 32.831986 6
112020 Jamesbrittenia carvalhoi 15 Jun 2012 P Bester
P Bester 11191 P Bester PRE
BNRH
Chimanimani Mountains, ± 68 km WSW of Chimoio. 0 Mozambique 1932B4 MS 1672

Herb 0.6 m tall. Flowers white with orange throat. Aromatic. Occasional.-x000D- Habitat: Forest on a SE-facing mountain slope. In damp loam, in light shade. Biotic effect: roadside.

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108325 Justicia monechmoides 10 Jun 2012 P Bester
P Bester 11130 KB Vollesen BNRH
Gorongosa National Park, 4 km NNW from Condué and 38 km SSW from Inhaminga, W of ranger's post. 0 Mozambique 1834D2 MS 306

Herb 0.32 m tall with purple flowers Occasional.-x000D- Habitat: Closed Brachystegia woodland on a plain. In well-drained loam, in light shade. No biotic effect seen.

-18.693500 34.825611 6
110130 Leucas glabrata 9 Jun 2012 P Bester
P Bester 11120 JJ Meyer PRE
BNRH
EOWBL
Gorongosa National Park, Muzamba River Gorge, 23 km SW from Inhaminga and 86 km ENE from Gorongosa Town. 0 Mozambique 1834D2 MS 226

Herb 0.32 m tall with white flowers. Occasional.-x000D- Habitat: Open shrubland on a limestone plateau. In well-drained sand, in full sun. No biotic effect seen.

-18.565167 34.873917 6
112022 Manulea parviflora var. parviflora 11 Apr 2013 P Bester
P Bester 11590 P Bester PRE
BNRH
Maputo Elephant Reserve, between Canhe and Gima, ± 25 km SSE of Bela Vista. 0 Mozambique 2632D1 M 24

Herb, 0.36 m tall. Occasional. Growing in level grassland in well-drained sandy soil in full sun on a plain. Biotic effect: grazed.

-26.560056 32.728000 6
112100 Melhania acuminata var. acuminata 9 Jun 2012 P Bester
P Bester 11125 P Bester PRE
BNRH
EOWBL
Gorongosa National Park, Muzamba River Gorge, 23 km SW from Inhaminga and 86 km ENE from Gorongosa Town. 0 Mozambique 1834D2 MS 226

Herb 0.32 m tall with yellow flowers and brown fruit. Abundant.-x000D- Habitat: Open shrubland on a limestone plateau. In well-drained sand, in full sun. Biotic effect: roadside.

-18.565167 34.873917 6
110669 Microcoelia exilis 12 Jun 2012 P Bester
P Bester 11163 C Archer PRE
BNRH
EOWBL
Gorongosa National Park, 11 km NNW from Condué and 33 km SW of Inhaminga, Nhamfisse/Zamambo Gorge. 0 Mozambique 1834D2 MS 224

Epiphyte 0.08 m tall with white flowers growing on the bark of various trees including Teclea sp., Androstachys johnsonii and Euphorbia sp. Common.-x000D- Habitat: Open woodland on a limestone plateau, in light shade. No biotic effect seen.

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108327 Neuracanthus africanus 9 Jun 2012 P Bester
P Bester 11114 JE Burrows PRE
BNRH
EOWBL
Gorongosa National Park, Muzamba River Gorge, 23 km SW from Inhaminga and 86 km ENE from Gorongosa Town. 0 Mozambique 1834D2 MS 223

Suffrutex 0.26 m tall. Occasional.-x000D- Habitat: Open shrubland on a limestone cliff-top. In well-drained loam, in full sun. No biotic effect seen.

-18.562306 34.872917 6
111279 Oldenlandia corymbosa var. caespitosa 14 Jun 2012 P Bester
P Bester 11180 JE Burrows PRE
BNRH
Catapu, ± 20 km NNE of Inhaminga and ± 28 km SSW of Caia. 0 Mozambique 1835A1 MS 85

Herb 0.24 m tall; flowers pink to white. Occasional.-x000D- Habitat: Closed woodland on a plain. In well-drained sand, in light shade. Biotic effect: disturbed.

-18.039944 35.202028 6
108558 Oncinotis tenuiloba 9 Jun 2012 P Bester
P Bester 11117 P Bester PRE
BNRH
EOWBL
Gorongosa National Park, Muzamba River Gorge, 23 km SW from Inhaminga and 86 km ENE from Gorongosa Town. 0 Mozambique 1834D2 MS 233

Climber. Rare..-x000D- Habitat: Forest on a steep NE-facing slope of limestone gorge. In well-drained loam, in deep shade. No biotic effect seen.

-18.559972 34.873333 6
108328 Phaulopsis imbricata subsp. imbricata 15 Jun 2012 P Bester
P Bester 11189 KB Vollesen BNRH
Chimanimani Mountains, ± 68 km WSW of Chimoio. 0 Mozambique 1932B4 MS 1278

Herb 0.44 m tall. Flowers white. Rare.-x000D- Habitat: Grassland on a NE-facing mountain slope. In well-drained sand, in full sun. Biotic effect: roadside.

-19.367850 32.860600 6
108564 Pleiocarpa pycnantha 13 Jun 2012 P Bester
P Bester 11174 P Bester PRE
BNRH
Levasflor, ± 19 km NE of Condué and ± 21 km SSW of Inhaminga. 0 Mozambique 1834D2 MS 273

Resprouting at base after fire. Rare.-x000D- Habitat: Forest on a plain. In well-drained loam, in medium shade. Biotic effect: roadside.

-18.588750 34.955500 6
110825 Polygala gazensis 15 Jun 2012 P Bester
P Bester 11199 BC Turpin PRE
BNRH
Chimanimani Mountains, ± 72 km SW of Chimoio. 0 Mozambique 1932B4 MS 1278

Shrub 0.86 m tall. Flowers purple. Rare.-x000D- Habitat: Forest on a SE-facing mountain slope. In damp loam, in light shade. Biotic effect: roadside.

-19.393317 32.831986 6
111485 Psychotria capensis subsp. capensis var. capensis 11 Jun 2012 JE Burrows
SM Burrows
M van der Bank
OG Maurin
M Koekemoer
D van der Walt
P Bester
OG Maurin OM3964 OG Maurin BNRH
JRAU
EOWBL
Gorongosa National Park, Nhamfisse River Gorge (Zamambo Gorge) 0 Mozambique 1834D2 MS 144

UJ DNA No. UJ09272

-18.632280 34.807460 6
112277 Rhoicissus revoilii 11 Jun 2012 P Bester
P Bester 11153 P Bester PRE
BNRH
EOWBL
Gorongosa National Park, 11 km NNW from Condué and 33 km SW of Inhaminga, Nhamfisse/Zamambo Gorge. 0 Mozambique 1834D2 MS 225

Shrub 1.8 m tall. Occasional.-x000D- Habitat: Open woodland on a limestone plateau. In level well-drained sand, in full sun. No biotic effect seen.

-18.636181 34.809150 6
108576 Saba comorensis 11 Jun 2012 P Bester
P Bester 11152 P Bester PRE
BNRH
EOWBL
Gorongosa National Park, 11 km NNW from Condué and 33 km SW of Inhaminga, Nhamfisse/Zamambo Gorge. 0 Mozambique 1834D2 MS 161

Climber. Common.-x000D- Habitat: Forest in a limestone gorge. In level well-drained loam, in light shade. No biotic effect seen.

-18.631917 34.808889 6
108577 Saba comorensis 12 Jun 2012 P Bester
P Bester 11157 P Bester PRE
BNRH
EOWBL
Gorongosa National Park, 11 km NNW from Condué and 33 km SW of Inhaminga, Nhamfisse/Zamambo Gorge. 0 Mozambique 1834D2 MS 161

Climber with white, pleasantly and sweetly scented flowers; fruit green. Occasional.-x000D- Habitat: Forest on a limestone cliff-top. In level well-drained sand, in full sun. No biotic effect seen.

-18.631917 34.808889 6
108658 Secamone filiformis 18 Jun 2012 P Bester
P Bester 11204 P Bester PRE
BNRH
Sunset Beach, 5 km S of Chidenguele. 0 Mozambique 2434C3 GI 41

Climber with green fruit growing next to radio mast, twining amongst other vegetation. Milky latex. Rare.-x000D- Habitat: Thicket on a SW-facing slope. In well-drained sand, in full sun. Biotic effect: disturbed.

-24.957139 34.189417 6
108587 Strophanthus courmontii 11 Jun 2012 JE Burrows
SM Burrows
M van der Bank
OG Maurin
P Bester
OG Maurin OM3958 JE Burrows BNRH
JRAU
EOWBL
Gorongosa National Park, close to start of Nhamfisse River Gorge 0 Mozambique 1834D2 MS 217

UJ DNA No. UJ09263

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112121 Strychnos madagascariensis 18 Jun 2012 P Bester
P Bester 11207 M Jordaan PRE
BNRH
Sunset Beach, 5 km S of Chidenguele. 0 Mozambique 2434C3 GI 32

As Strychnos gerrardii in BMRH. Tree, 4 m tall; fruit glaucous green (pale green). Growing in campsite (street of dune), on coastal dune in disturbed open woodland on a N-facing slope. In well-drained sand, in full sun. Occasional.

-24.957139 34.189417 6
112144 Strychnos madagascariensis 15 Jun 2012 P Bester
P Bester 11181 M Jordaan PRE
BNRH
Msikaba Lodge at Chicamba Dam, ± 41 km WNW of Chimoio. 0 Mozambique 1933A1 MS 631

Tree 3.6 m tall. Growing in garden in front of Lodge Rooms. Occasional.-x000D- Habitat: Savanna on a plain. In well-drained sand, in full sun. Biotic effect: disturbed.

-19.041028 33.065667 6
109850 Synadenium cameronii 12 Jun 2012 P Bester
P Bester 11164 RH Archer JJ Meyer PRE
BNRH
EOWBL
Gorongosa National Park, 11 km NNW from Condué and 33 km SW of Inhaminga, Nhamfisse/Zamambo Gorge. 0 Mozambique 1834D2 MS 219

Succulent 1.8 m tall. Growing in shallow soil between limestone dome and accumulated sandy biotic material. Glands yellow with green flowers. Leaves speckled pink-maroon (especially obvious abaxially). Milky latex. Common.-x000D- Habitat: Open woodland on

-18.642000 34.815444 6
110857 Thalictrum rhynchocarpum 15 Jun 2012 P Bester
P Bester 11190 P Bester PRE
BNRH
Chimanimani Mountains, ± 72 km WSW of Chimoio. 0 Mozambique 1932B4 MS 1278

Herb 0.4 m tall. ?Immature flowers cream-coloured. Occasional.-x000D- Habitat: Forest on a SE-facing mountain slope. In damp loam, in light shade. Biotic effect: roadside.

-19.393317 32.831986 6
110365 Turraea zambesica 11 Jun 2012 P Bester
P Bester 11151 M Jordaan PRE
BNRH
EOWBL
Gorongosa National Park, 11 km NNW of Conduè and 33 km SW of Inhaminga. 0 Mozambique 1834D2 MS 138

Tree 6 m tall with yellow fruit; seed orange. Growing in forest in limestone gorge in light shade. In well-drained loam. Occasional.

-18.633222 34.810667 6
108661 Tylophora apiculata 11 Jun 2012 P Bester
P Bester 11136 PRE
BNRH
EOWBL
Gorongosa National Park, 10 km NNW from Condué and 34 km SW of Inhaminga, Nhamfisse/Zamambo Gorge. 0 Mozambique 1834D2 MS 217

Creeper growing on floor of small patch of forest next to dry riverbed. Rare.-x000D- Habitat: Closed woodland on a limestone plain. In well-drained sand, in light shade. No biotic effect seen.

-18.644528 34.815417 6
108853 Vernonia colorata subsp. colorata 12 Jun 2012 P Bester
P Bester 11170 PPJ Herman PRE
BNRH
EOWBL
Gorongosa National Park, 7.8 km NNW from Condué and 36 km SW of Inhaminga, c. 7 km W of ranger's post near Condué. 0 Mozambique 1834D2 MS 248

Tree or shrub 4 m tall with purple disc flowers only - most plants just starting to flower. Occasional.-x000D- Habitat: Open woodland on a plain. In well-drained sand, in full sun. Biotic effect: roadside.-x000D- -x000D- J.E. Burrows has a photo of the same plant.

-18.669056 34.803361 6
110877 Ziziphus abyssinica 13 Jun 2012 P Bester
P Bester 11175 M Jordaan PRE
BNRH
Catapu, ± 20 km NNE of Inhaminga and ± 28 km SSW of Caia. 0 Mozambique 1835A1 MS 273

Tree 4.8 m tall; fruit green with yellow and reddish tinge. Growing on a plain in open woodland in full sun. In well-drained sand. Occasional.

-18.040278 35.202083 6
110880 Ziziphus mauritiana 17 Jun 2012 P Bester
P Bester 11206 M Jordaan PRE
BNRH
3.7 km SSE of Pambarra and 16 km WSW of Vilanculos. 0 Mozambique 2235A1 GI 24

Single-stemmed tree 4.5 m tall; flowers yellow-green; fruit green, growing between tar road and petrol station in open woodland in full sun. In well-drained sand. Occasional.

-22.026617 35.161292 6


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