Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott

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Mozambique records: View all records (19)

Records of this taxon from Mozambique are shown in the table below. Cases where the taxon is native, naturalised, possibly planted or definitely planted are all listed.

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Record number No of images 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
107122028 Nov 2019BT Wursten
P Ballings
JM Machinga
BT Wursten
In riverbed greatly disturbed by floods after cycloneNhabawa River, Chimanimani National Conservation Area bufferzone.168
59
0Mozambique1933C1 MS713Both planted and naturalised-19.70466033.0246407
79695228 Oct 2017BT Wursten
A Mapaura
J Timberlake
K Mutasa
BT Wursten
In small stream bed in grasslandMuvumodzi Valley near Eastern Lakes, eastern Chimanimnai Mts.168
33
0Mozambique1933C3 MS1246Extensive now naturalised colony, probably originally introduced as foodsource for goldminers. -19.79260033.1352707
68666030 Nov 2015BT Wursten
T Castigo
CBS Antonio
BF Pondeca
CF de Brito Langa
BT Wursten
BW1450
BT Wursten
BR

TCT-CatapĂș

EOWBL

Among rocks in water by seasonally flooded sandbank.Vunduzi River near Bunga Ranger Camp, Gorongosa National Park. 14
40
0Mozambique1834C2 MS70-18.60266134.3347977
84851110 May 2015BT Wursten
T Castigo
BT Wursten
On rocky river bank at pool by waterfall.River below Nharizengere Falls, northwestern Gorongosa National Park.14
36
0Mozambique1834C1 MS173-18.71325034.2156507
85129007 May 2015BT Wursten
T Castigo
BT Wursten
Along riverbank in water Nharizengere River at Zebra Camp, northwestern Gorongosa National Park 14
36
0Mozambique1834C1 MS297Naturalised from original planted specimens as food source for nearby village.-18.69493034.2076107
58425129 Oct 2013BT Wursten
S Dondeyne
K Dekoninck
BT Wursten
Disturbed riverine vegetationMutucuto River crossing, footpath from Muwawa to Zomba
31
0Mozambique1933C4 MS152-19.85929033.2705407
58141025 Oct 2013BT Wursten
S Dondeyne
K Dekoninck
BT Wursten
Open swamp areaZomba Community
31
0Mozambique1933C4 MS157Very large colonies, dominant in swamp -19.87301033.2526807
58040024 Oct 2013BT Wursten
S Dondeyne
K Dekoninck
BT Wursten
Marshy area along riverAlong footpath from Muwawa to Zomba
31
0Mozambique1933C4 MS159-19.84726933.2913257
58066024 Oct 2013BT Wursten
S Dondeyne
K Dekoninck
BT Wursten
Sandy riverbankAlong footpath from Muwawa to Zomba
31
0Mozambique1933C4 MS152-19.85929033.2705407
57743021 Oct 2013BT Wursten
S Dondeyne
K Dekoninck
BT Wursten
Roadside ditchBy airport road near turn-off to main Beira-Chimoio road
31
0Mozambique1934D4 MS12Large colony in roadside ditch-19.78395534.8795537
43232007 Sep 2012BT Wursten
S Dondeyne
In riverbedBy bridge near Youth Sports Centre, Manica.
18
0Mozambique1832D4 MS715-18.93580632.8721647

Total records found: 11



Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Records of: Colocasia esculenta.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species-display.php?species_id=112040, retrieved 28 November 2020

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