Records made by Comeni

Records: 28

The following is a list of the records made by Comeni 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
73622 Aidia micrantha var. msonju 13 Nov 2015 I Darbyshire
A Banze
T Comeni
I Darbyshire 867 NMJ Davies K
LMA
Ndzou
Overhanging dry riverbed at moist forest margin. Chimanimani foothills, Maronga, Madzireni Forest, Murere River, from camp moving upstream; along dry watercourse with sandstone boulders and steep shaded banks. 44 0 Mozambique 1933C3 MS 278

Shrubby tree. Flowers slightly over here but seen elsewhere, creamy-white. Fruits chestnut-brown when mature, held above horizontal leafy branches.

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73633 Alchornea hirtella 13 Nov 2015 I Darbyshire
A Banze
T Comeni
I Darbyshire 878 I Darbyshire K
LMA
Ndzou
Shrub layer of moist forest with Maranthes, Newtonia, Khaya, Millettia stuhlmannii and Funtumia africana, Drypetes (Darbyshire 862); including forest margin near river. Chimanimani foothills, Maronga, Madzireni Forest, Murere River, from camp moving upstream 44 0 Mozambique 1933C3 MS 377

Scrambling shrub with arching branches. Leaves softly hairy, bright green. Female flowers with long red stigmas, elsewhere green. Fruits green, 3-lobed.

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73634 Alchornea hirtella 13 Nov 2015 I Darbyshire
A Banze
T Comeni
I Darbyshire 879 I Darbyshire K
LMA
Ndzou
Shrub layer of moist forest with Maranthes, Newtonia, Khaya, Millettia stuhlmannii and Funtumia africana, Drypetes (Darbyshire 862); including forest margin near river. Chimanimani foothills, Maronga, Madzireni Forest, Murere River, from camp moving upstream 44 0 Mozambique 1933C3 MS 377

Male flowers of Darbyshire 878. Scrambling shrub with arching branches; inflorescence axes reddish, flowers minute, green.

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73639 Aphloia theiformis 13 Nov 2015 I Darbyshire
A Banze
T Comeni
I Darbyshire 884 I Darbyshire K
LMA
Margin of riverine forest, amongst large sandstone boulders on riverbank, in crevices in full sun with Podocarpus sp., Diospyros sp., Erythroxylum sp. Chimanimani foothills, Maronga, Madzireni Forest, Murere River, from camp moving upstream 44 0 Mozambique 1933C3 MS 377

Shrub or small tree to 3 m tall, several seen on rocks by river. Sterile voucher for identification.

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73637 Citrus limon 13 Nov 2015 I Darbyshire
A Banze
T Comeni
I Darbyshire 882 I Darbyshire K
LMA
Margin of riverine forest, amongst large sandstone boulders on riverbank, in crevices in full sun with Podocarpus sp., Diospyros sp., Erythroxylum sp. Chimanimani foothills, Maronga, Madzireni Forest, Murere River, from camp moving upstream 44 0 Mozambique 1933C3 MS 377

Shrub with harsh spines. Sweet smelling sap when stem cut. Leaves bright green. A naturalised Citrus?

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73619 Cleistanthus polystachyus subsp. milleri 13 Nov 2015 I Darbyshire
A Banze
T Comeni
I Darbyshire 863 I Darbyshire K
LMA
Ndzou
Riverine moist forest with Uapaca lissopyrena, Breonadia, Maranthes, Khaya, Millettia stuhlmannii and Newtonia. Riverine fringes including amongst boulders, in shade. Chimanimani foothills, Maronga, Madzireni Forest, Murere River, from camp moving upstream 44 0 Mozambique 1933C3 MS 276

Shrub to 4 m tall. Leaves dark green and glossy above. Fruits green with fuscous short hairs; stigmas brown green.

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73626 Craterispermum schweinfurthii 13 Nov 2015 I Darbyshire
A Banze
T Comeni
I Darbyshire 871 I Darbyshire K
LMA
Understorey of moist forest with Maranthes, Newtonia, Khaya, Millettia stuhlmannii and Funtumia africana, growing with Drypetes (Darbyshire 862), Alchornea etc. Chimanimani foothills, Maronga, Madzireni Forest, Murere River, from camp moving upstream 44 0 Mozambique 1933C3 MS 278

Straggling shrub with pendulous branches. Young fruits only, green. Inflorescence supra-axillary.

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73631 Danthoniopsis chimanimaniensis 13 Nov 2015 I Darbyshire
A Banze
T Comeni
I Darbyshire 876 M Xanthos K
LMA
Ndzou
Margin of riverine forest, amongst large sandstone boulders on riverbank, in crevices in full sun. Chimanimani foothills, Maronga, Madzireni Forest, Murere River, from camp moving upstream 44 0 Mozambique 1933C3 MS 377

Tussocky grass dominating small crevices in exposed boulders.

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73632 Dianella ensifolia 13 Nov 2015 I Darbyshire
A Banze
T Comeni
I Darbyshire 877 I Darbyshire K
LMA
Ndzou
Ground layer of moist forest with Maranthes, Newtonia, Khaya, Millettia stuhlmannii and Funtumia africana, Drypetes (Darbyshire 862). Chimanimani foothills, Maronga, Madzireni Forest, Murere River, from camp moving upstream 44 0 Mozambique 1933C3 MS 377

Shortly rhizomatous perennial herb; leaves distichous from base, with sharp margin. Flowers with sky-blue reflexed tepals; stamens yellow. Fruits juicy, metallic purple-blue, very striking.

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73627 Dictyophleba lucida 13 Nov 2015 I Darbyshire
A Banze
T Comeni
I Darbyshire 872 DJ Goyder K
LMA
Understorey of moist forest with Maranthes, Newtonia, Khaya, Millettia stuhlmannii and Funtumia africana, growing with Drypetes (Darbyshire 862), Alchornea etc. Chimanimani foothills, Maronga, Madzireni Forest, Murere River, from camp moving upstream 44 0 Mozambique 1933C3 MS 278

Shrublet to 50 cm tall with white exudate; erect unbranched stems from long rhizomes. Sterile voucher for identification.

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73615 Diospyros natalensis subsp. natalensis 13 Nov 2015 I Darbyshire
A Banze
T Comeni
I Darbyshire 859 I Darbyshire K
LMA
Ndzou
Riverine moist forest with Uapaca lissopyrena, Breonadia, Maranthes, Khaya, Millettia stuhlmannii and Newtonia. Amongst sandstone boulders in dry watercourse next to river. Associated species include Phoenix reclinata, Psychotria sp., Tricalysia sp. (Darb Chimanimani foothills, Maronga, Madzireni Forest, Murere River, from camp moving upstream 44 0 Mozambique 1933C3 MS 276

Shrub to 2.5 m tall, often smaller; dense foliage, many branches. Flowers c. 0.5 cm diam., 3 cream-coloured petals, pale green calyx.

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73618 Drypetes arguta 13 Nov 2015 I Darbyshire
A Banze
T Comeni
I Darbyshire 862 I Darbyshire K
LMA
Ndzou
Understorey of moist forest with Maranthes, Newtonia, Khaya, Millettia stuhlmannii and Funtumia africana. Chimanimani foothills, Maronga, Madzireni Forest, Murere River, from camp moving upstream 44 0 Mozambique 1933C3 MS 276

Shrub or small tree 2-4 m tall. Fruits green with bronze-brown coloured hairs, 2-lobed.

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73630 Erythroxylum emarginatum 13 Nov 2015 I Darbyshire
A Banze
T Comeni
I Darbyshire 875 I Darbyshire K
LMA
Ndzou
Margin of riverine forest, amongst large sandstone boulders on riverbank, in crevices in full sun with Podocarpus sp., Diospyros sp. Chimanimani foothills, Maronga, Madzireni Forest, Murere River, from camp moving upstream 44 0 Mozambique 1933C3 MS 377

Shrub to 2.5 m, Flowers white, with whorl of white ?nectaries at base of petals; stamens white. Fruits glossy green.

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73625 Eugenia natalitia 13 Nov 2015 I Darbyshire
A Banze
T Comeni
I Darbyshire 870 I Darbyshire K
LMA
Ndzou
Understorey of moist forest with Maranthes, Newtonia, Khaya, Millettia stuhlmannii and Funtumia africana, growing with Drypetes (Darbyshire 862), Alchornea etc. Chimanimani foothills, Maronga, Madzireni Forest, Murere River, from camp moving upstream 44 0 Mozambique 1933C3 MS 278

Small shrub, 50-100 cm tall. Creamy-white flowers.

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73629 Hydrocotyle sibthorpioides 13 Nov 2015 I Darbyshire
A Banze
T Comeni
I Darbyshire 874 I Darbyshire K
LMA
Growing over damp mossy rocks on shaded bank of dry channel, with Torenia sp., Centella asiatica, Justicia tenella. Chimanimani foothills, Maronga, Madzireni Forest, Murere River, from camp moving upstream; along dry watercourse with sandstone boulders and steep shaded banks. 44 0 Mozambique 1933C3 MS 278

Trailing slender herb. Minute green flowers and fruit.

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73620 Impatiens wallerana 13 Nov 2015 I Darbyshire
A Banze
T Comeni
I Darbyshire 864 I Darbyshire K
LMA
Ndzou
Steep shaded bank of dry watercourse adjacent to Murere River, growing amongst ferns. Chimanimani foothills, Maronga, Madzireni Forest, Murere River, from camp moving upstream; along dry watercourse with sandstone boulders and steep shaded banks. 44 0 Mozambique 1933C3 MS 278

Fleshy decumbent herb. Flowers deep pink throughout within, paler pink and with greenish tinge externally, spur green-pink. Fruit green. See sketch in field book plus photos.

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73636 Justicia betonica 13 Nov 2015 I Darbyshire
A Banze
T Comeni
I Darbyshire 881 I Darbyshire K
LMA
Ndzou
Margin of riverine forest, amongst large sandstone boulders on riverbank, in crevices in full sun with Podocarpus sp., Diospyros sp., Erythroxylum sp. Chimanimani foothills, Maronga, Madzireni Forest, Murere River, from camp moving upstream 44 0 Mozambique 1933C3 MS 377

Erect herb to 1.5 m tall (usually less), stiff branches erect. Fruiting only; bracts pale green, inflorescences 1-sided.

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73628 Justicia tenella 13 Nov 2015 I Darbyshire
A Banze
T Comeni
I Darbyshire 873 I Darbyshire K
LMA
Ndzou
Growing amongst sandstone boulders in dry riverbed and on riverbanks; growing with abundant Diodea sarmentosa, Torenia sp., Ageratum conyzoides, Commelina ?benghalensis, Centella asiatica. Chimanimani foothills, Maronga, Madzireni Forest, Murere River, from camp moving upstream; along dry watercourse with sandstone boulders and steep shaded banks. 44 0 Mozambique 1933C3 MS 278

Trailing or spreading herb. Bracts green, turning pale green. Plants mainly in fruit.

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73616 Nuxia oppositifolia 13 Nov 2015 I Darbyshire
A Banze
T Comeni
I Darbyshire 860 I Darbyshire K
LMA
Ndzou
Riverine moist forest with Uapaca lissopyrena, Breonadia, Maranthes, Khaya, Millettia stuhlmannii and Newtonia. Amongst sandstone boulders in dry watercourse next to river. Chimanimani foothills, Maronga, Madzireni Forest, Murere River, from camp moving upstream 44 0 Mozambique 1933C3 MS 276

Shrub to 2.5 m tall, widely branched. Leaves sticky when pressed, glossy. In bud only, green.

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73638 Oldenlandia goreensis var. goreensis 13 Nov 2015 I Darbyshire
A Banze
T Comeni
I Darbyshire 883 I Darbyshire K
LMA
Ndzou
Margin of riverine forest, amongst large sandstone boulders on riverbank, in crevices in full sun. Chimanimani foothills, Maronga, Madzireni Forest, Murere River, from camp moving upstream 44 0 Mozambique 1933C3 MS 377

Annual herb, trailing over rocks and in crevices. In fruit only, green.

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73643 Peddiea africana 13 Nov 2015 I Darbyshire
A Banze
T Comeni
I Darbyshire 888 I Darbyshire K
LMA
Ndzou
Shrub layer of moist forest with Maranthes, Newtonia, Khaya, Millettia stuhlmannii and Funtumia africana, Drypetes (Darbyshire 862); including forest margin near river. Chimanimani foothills, Maronga, Madzireni Forest, Murere River, from camp moving upstream 44 0 Mozambique 1933C3 MS 346

Shrub to 2 m tall, dark green foliage. Mature fruits black (at first green); plants mostly only with old withered flowers.

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73617 Phyllanthus nummulariifolius var. nummulariifolius 13 Nov 2015 I Darbyshire
A Banze
T Comeni
I Darbyshire 861 I Darbyshire K
LMA
Ndzou
Riverine moist forest with Uapaca lissopyrena, Breonadia, Maranthes, Khaya, Millettia stuhlmannii and Newtonia. Amongst sandstone boulders in dry watercourse next to river. Chimanimani foothills, Maronga, Madzireni Forest, Murere River, from camp moving upstream 44 0 Mozambique 1933C3 MS 276

Slender annual herb, sometimes much-branched. Female flowers with 5 pale green tepals. Fruits green with yellow-green stigmas.

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73641 Rinorea convallarioides subsp. convallarioides 13 Nov 2015 I Darbyshire
A Banze
T Comeni
I Darbyshire 886 I Darbyshire K
LMA
Ndzou
Margin of riverine forest, amongst large sandstone boulders on riverbank, in crevices in full sun with Podocarpus sp., Diospyros sp., Erythroxylum sp. Chimanimani foothills, Maronga, Madzireni Forest, Murere River, from camp moving upstream 44 0 Mozambique 1933C3 MS 377

Untidy small shrub to 1 m. Axillary inflorescences yellowish-green. Fruits brown, widely splitting into 3 valves.

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73635 Rinorea ilicifolia subsp. ilicifolia 13 Nov 2015 I Darbyshire
A Banze
T Comeni
I Darbyshire 880 I Darbyshire K
LMA
Ndzou
Shrub layer of moist forest with Maranthes, Newtonia, Khaya, Millettia stuhlmannii and Funtumia africana, Drypetes (Darbyshire 862); including forest margin near river. Chimanimani foothills, Maronga, Madzireni Forest, Murere River, from camp moving upstream 44 0 Mozambique 1933C3 MS 377

Shrub c. 1.5 m tall. Flower buds only, green.

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73642 Rinorea ilicifolia subsp. ilicifolia 13 Nov 2015 I Darbyshire
A Banze
T Comeni
I Darbyshire 887 I Darbyshire K
LMA
Ndzou
Margin of riverine forest, amongst large sandstone boulders on riverbank, in crevices in full sun with Podocarpus sp., Diospyros sp., Erythroxylum sp. Chimanimani foothills, Maronga, Madzireni Forest, Murere River, from camp moving upstream 44 0 Mozambique 1933C3 MS 377

Perhaps the same as Darbyshire 880. Shrub to 1.5 m tall, erect branches. Fruits green, 3-lobed.

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73623 Torenia thouarsii 13 Nov 2015 I Darbyshire
A Banze
T Comeni
I Darbyshire 868 I Darbyshire K
LMA
Ndzou
Growing amongst sandstone boulders in dry riverbed and on riverbanks; growing with abundant Diodea sarmentosa, Ageratum conyzoides, Commelina ?benghalensis, Centella asiatica. Chimanimani foothills, Maronga, Madzireni Forest, Murere River, from camp moving upstream; along dry watercourse with sandstone boulders and steep shaded banks. 44 0 Mozambique 1933C3 MS 278

Annual herb, much branched. Corolla pure white, calyx markedly winged.

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73614 Tricalysia coriacea subsp. angustifolia 13 Nov 2015 I Darbyshire
A Banze
T Comeni
I Darbyshire 858 NMJ Davies K
LMA
Ndzou
Riverine moist forest with Uapaca lissopyrena, Breonadia, Maranthes, Khaya, Millettia stuhlmannii and Newtonia. Amongst sandstone boulders in dry watercourse next to river. Chimanimani foothills, Maronga, Madzireni Forest, Murere River, from camp moving upstream 44 0 Mozambique 1933C3 MS 276

Shrub to 2 m tall, leaves bright yellowish-green. Fruits bright red when mature, fleshy.

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73621 Tristemma mauritianum var. mauritianum 13 Nov 2015 I Darbyshire
A Banze
T Comeni
I Darbyshire 865 I Darbyshire K
LMA
Ndzou
Steep shaded bank of dry watercourse adjacent to Murere River. Chimanimani foothills, Maronga, Madzireni Forest, Murere River, from camp moving upstream; along dry watercourse with sandstone boulders and steep shaded banks. 44 0 Mozambique 1933C3 MS 278

Herb to 2 m. Corolla pale mauve; filaments green-white, anthers yellow.

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Records made by Comeni.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/utilities/utility-display-records-by-person.php?person_id=928, retrieved 14 December 2019

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