Flora of Zimbabwe: Utilities: Location search results

Results for Location: 143 (Chipongwe Cave, Shimabala)

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Family Name No Record date Recorder(s) Coll. Det. Conf. Herbaria Habitat Location Loc code(s) Outing code Planted code Country QDS Grid ref. FZ Div Alt. (m) Notes Lat Long Loc Acc Code
VitaceaeAmpelocissus obtusata subsp. kirkiana 809265 Feb 1995DK Harder
DK Harder
2581
Collections in woodland and grassland around mouth of cave and on adjacent rocky hillside. Lusaka District; Shimabala Cave, National Heritage Site; ca. 1 km N of Kafue Road near Chilanga Cement housing; ca. 10 km S of Chilanga and 23 km S of Lusaka. 1430Zambia1528C1 C1200Occasional; in woodland; adaxial surface shiny, deep green, lower, lighter, hairy; inflorescence branched, brown; fruit light green.-15.65277828.2375005
Apocynaceae subfamilies Asclepiadoideae and SecamonoideaeCeropegia stenantha 812975 Feb 1995DK Harder
DK Harder
2592
DJ Goyder
K

Collections in woodland and grassland around mouth of cave and on adjacent rocky hillside. Lusaka District; Shimabala Cave, National Heritage Site; ca. 1 km N of Kafue Road near Chilanga Cement housing; ca. 10 km S of Chilanga and 23 km S of Lusaka. 1430Zambia1528C1 C1200Occasional; climber to 3 m; from fleshy roots; stems and all floral parts light green; sap clear.-15.65277828.2375005
VitaceaeCissus integrifolia 813745 Feb 1995DK Harder
DK Harder
2577
RE Gereau
G Beamish
MO

Collections in woodland and grassland around mouth of cave and on adjacent rocky hillside. Lusaka District; Shimabala Cave, National Heritage Site; ca. 1 km N of Kafue Road near Chilanga Cement housing; ca. 10 km S of Chilanga and 23 km S of Lusaka. 1430Zambia1528C1 C1200High climbing vine; to 10 m; stems green with lighter tan patches; fruits light red-pink when mature; yellow flesh around seed.-15.65277828.2375005
CucurbitaceaeCoccinia adoensis 814215 Feb 1995DK Harder
DK Harder
2584
S Bodine
MO

Collections in woodland and grassland around mouth of cave and on adjacent rocky hillside. Lusaka District; Shimabala Cave, National Heritage Site; ca. 1 km N of Kafue Road near Chilanga Cement housing; ca. 10 km S of Chilanga and 23 km S of Lusaka. 1430Zambia1528C1 C1200Occasional; vine on short shrubs; fruit green at base with black spots; as fruit matures, turns yellow then orange as it disintegrates and exposes seeds in red-orange flesh.-15.65277828.2375005
EuphorbiaceaeCroton menyharthii 816985 Feb 1995DK Harder
DK Harder
2588
Kew Staff
K

Collections in woodland and grassland around mouth of cave and on adjacent rocky hillside. Lusaka District; Shimabala Cave, National Heritage Site; ca. 1 km N of Kafue Road near Chilanga Cement housing; ca. 10 km S of Chilanga and 23 km S of Lusaka. 1430Zambia1528C1 C1200Occasional; shrub; to 2.5 m tall; leaves bright green above; silvery-white below; new leaves brown; immature fruits light silver-green with brown-black spots.-15.65277828.2375005
MoraceaeDorstenia cuspidata var. cuspidata 820245 Feb 1995DK Harder
DK Harder
2573
C Berg
WAG

Collections in woodland and grassland around mouth of cave and on adjacent rocky hillside. Lusaka District; Shimabala Cave, National Heritage Site; ca. 1 km N of Kafue Road near Chilanga Cement housing; ca. 10 km S of Chilanga and 23 km S of Lusaka. 1430Zambia1528C1 C1200Occasional; perennial; herb; in cracks between rocks; stems reddish-brown; latex of petiole and corm white; immature fruits tan; processes light green; upper leaf surfaces deep green and shiny; lower, duller, lighter.-15.65277828.2375005
Malvaceae: Byttnerioideae, Helicteroideae & SterculioideaeHermannia tigreensis 824805 Feb 1995DK Harder
DK Harder
2568
Collections in woodland and grassland around mouth of cave and on adjacent rocky hillside. Lusaka District; Shimabala Cave, National Heritage Site; ca. 1 km N of Kafue Road near Chilanga Cement housing; ca. 10 km S of Chilanga and 23 km S of Lusaka. 1430Zambia1528C1 C1200Occasional; in shallow soil; annual; calyx green; petals light yellow; immature fruit light green.-15.65277828.2375005
Fabaceae subfamily PapilionoideaeIndigofera dyeri var. parviflora 825935 Feb 1995DK Harder
DK Harder
2569
BD Schrire
Collections in woodland and grassland around mouth of cave and on adjacent rocky hillside. Lusaka District; Shimabala Cave, National Heritage Site; ca. 1 km N of Kafue Road near Chilanga Cement housing; ca. 10 km S of Chilanga and 23 km S of Lusaka. 1430Zambia1528C1 C1200Rare; annual; in shallow soil; calyx light green; corolla brick red; immature pod light green (one plant only).-15.65277828.2375005
OrobanchaceaeOrobanche minor 830815 Feb 1995DK Harder
DK Harder
2590
DK Harder
MO

Collections in woodland and grassland around mouth of cave and on adjacent rocky hillside. Lusaka District; Shimabala Cave, National Heritage Site; ca. 1 km N of Kafue Road near Chilanga Cement housing; ca. 10 km S of Chilanga and 23 km S of Lusaka. 1430Zambia1528C1 C1200Rare; yet locally abundant parasite (hemi) with Stapelia (host?); stem purple; petals deep pink with light pink throat; capsules deep purple.-15.65277828.2375005
TecophilaeaceaeWalleria mackenziei 842005 Feb 1995DK Harder
DK Harder
2566
CS Bjora
I Nordal
Collections in woodland and grassland around mouth of cave and on adjacent rocky hillside. Lusaka District; Shimabala Cave, National Heritage Site; ca. 1 km N of Kafue Road near Chilanga Cement housing; ca. 10 km S of Chilanga and 23 km S of Lusaka. 1430Zambia1528C1 C1200Occasional; perennial; in shallow soil with quartz rocks; from fleshy corm (not collected); tepals light purple; anthers coalesced and yellow basally, a thin black band, then white-tipped.-15.65277828.2375005

Number of records found: 10


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Utilities: Location search results: Chipongwe Cave, Shimabala.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/utilities/utility-location-query.php?location_id=143, retrieved 23 June 2024

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