Murdannia simplex (Vahl) Brenan

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Records of this taxon from all countries 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
107193030 Nov 2019BT Wursten
P Ballings
JM Machinga
BT Wursten
Old termite mound in mixed miombo woodlandRoad before Nhabawa Village, Chimanimani Conservation area bufferzone168
59
0Mozambique1933C1 MS714-19.70178033.0355407
107182029 Nov 2019BT Wursten
P Ballings
JM Machinga
BT Wursten
Wet rocky forested patch by seepage streamAlong road from Nhabawa to Chikukwa, Chimanimani National Reserve168
59
0Mozambique1932D2 MS968-19.71484032.9849907
101796224 Feb 2019BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
P Ballings
PB2917
P Ballings
BR

Rocky Brachystegia-Uapaca woodland Path to Chisanga Falls, Nyika National Park 180
57
0Malawi1033D1 N1890-10.54186033.6939506
99600026 Dec 2018MA Hyde
BT Wursten
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
MA Hyde
BT Wursten
In vleiMonavale Vlei1,770Zimbabwe1731C3 C1457-17.80743631.0100247
99394023 Dec 2018MA Hyde
BT Wursten
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
MA Hyde
BT Wursten
By path on rocky slopes in miombo woodlandNgomakurira, Chinhamora CL360Zimbabwe1731C1 C1443-17.55649931.2357287
99853121 Dec 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
At edge of rocky ledge and grassland by river.Nyangombe Swimming Pool, Nyanga National Park. 54,1550Zimbabwe1832B3 E1707-18.28101032.7236107
102558020 Dec 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
On rocky outcrop at margin of Brachystegia woodland and montane grassland.Road to Troutbeck close to Nyanga road turn-off1550Zimbabwe1832B3 E1782-18.26022032.7318907
99889012 Dec 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
In grassland at margin of vlei. Sheba Vlei at entrance of Forestry Estate, Stapleford. 0Zimbabwe1832D2 E1578-18.74691032.7988207
98960019 Nov 2018MA Hyde
M Coates Palgrave
MA Hyde
RoadsideBetween Headlands and Macheke on main Harare to Mutare road0Zimbabwe1831B2 C1554-18.18553931.9617157
91579231 Jan 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Wooded grassland on kalahari sand, next to roadD3508 Kalimbeza rd just after turnoff from B8
51
0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C2 936-17.55742024.3588307
90837021 Jan 2018MA Hyde
M Coates Palgrave
T Alegria
MA Hyde
Sandy miombo woodland among rocksMbizi Game Park0Zimbabwe1731C3 C1473-17.96296031.1336537
90595127 Mar 2017BT Wursten
T Castigo
BT Wursten
In open woodland.Along road from Chironde Camp to Mungari Airstrip, Coutada 12 184
48
0Mozambique1835A4 MS99-18.38602035.4675807
80088026 Mar 2017BT Wursten
T Castigo
BT Wursten
Wooded grassland at margin of dambo somewhat disturbed by former settlement Along road from Chironde Camp to Mungari Airstrip, Coutada 12 184
48
0Mozambique1835A4 MS131-18.37692035.4013807
80190110 Apr 2016BT Wursten
J Guyton
BT Wursten
In wooded patch by termite hill in grassland Near boundary stream Coutada 10 and Coutada 12 184
42
0Mozambique1835C2 MS64-18.67105035.4606306
73693015 Nov 2015I Darbyshire
A Banze
I Darbyshire
940
I Darbyshire
K

LMA

Ndzou

Riverside moist forest on loose sandy-loam soils. With numerous Uapaca lissopyrena, Millettia stuhlmannii, Breonadia; Funtumia africana common in the understorey.Chimanimani foothills, Maronga, Murere River camp, Madzireni Forest.
44
0Mozambique1933C3 MS334Decumbent herb, stems fleshy, rooting at lower nodes. Corolla opens in late afternoon, lilac, petals reflexed, slightly darker towards base; tufts of purple hairs at base of stamens; filaments white, anthers purple.-19.96688933.1041677
73973006 Nov 2015A Banze
A Banze
324
I Darbyshire
K

LMA

Riverine moist forest, along Mudzira river, with Albizia versicolor, Erythroxylum sp.Chimanimani, foothills Mahate forest.
44
0Mozambique1933C1 MS402A herb about 30 to 40 cm tall, with purple flowers, fruiting.-19.67183333.1956676
64090114 Feb 2015TC Buruwate
BT Wursten
In dambo.Niassa Game Reserve.0Mozambique1237A2 N505Very deep purple flowers.-12.10866037.3220807
62918018 Jan 2015MA Hyde
BT Wursten
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
In Brachystegia boehmii woodlandSouthern Cross Farm, Chegutu0Zimbabwe1830A1 C1170-18.11192030.2047807
67896016 Jan 2015BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
In sandy soils in open deciduous woodlandNear Rhino Hotel, Old Runde Bridge.1740Zimbabwe2030D4 S565 -20.89463830.7723307
109482005 Jan 2015JE Burrows
SM Burrows
JE Burrows
14500
BC Turpin
LMA

BNRH

US

Marracuene, on outskirts of town on N side of new carriageway to Maputo.0Mozambique2532D3 M10Locally common monocot with mauve flowers, in short grass meadow on coastal floodplain, on sandy-loam seasonally moist soils.-25.76868332.6721176
105714002 Nov 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
BT Wursten
In montane grasslandPlateau North of deep gorge on Mevumodzi tributary, Chimanimani Mts.168
33
0Mozambique1933C3 MS1401-19.82899033.1068006
66960027 Oct 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
J Timberlake
K Mutasa
K Mutasa
KM008
DJ Goyder
SRGH

K

BR

LMA

Along river bankMuvhumozi River, eastern Chimanimani mountains 168
33
0Mozambique1933C3 MS1134Herb about 30 cm tall. Flowers lilac with 3 petals. Anthers and stigma exposed when in full bloom. Lateral roots. Leaves with parallel veins with a reddish green upperside. -19.81508333.1473067
64820125 Oct 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
J Timberlake
K Mutasa
BT Wursten
Rocky Brachystegia woodland on steep slopeSlopes of Mt Shangani, Mandzundzu, Chimanimani Conservation Area.168
33
0Mozambique1933C3 MS1024-19.83845933.2104487
59453016 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
J Timberlake
JT5962
J Timberlake
RB Faden
SRGH

K

BR

LMA

Grassy slopes above Brachystegia microphylla woodland Base of cliff below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani mountains, Sussundenga Dist. 168
32
0Mozambique1933C1 MS1401Slightly succulent herb. White fleshy roots. Leaves mostly basal, often reddish. Flowers in a terminal head, pale purple. -19.74572233.0303067
57463016 Feb 2014MA Hyde
LawnNear main house, Canonkopje Crane and Game Sanctuary0Zimbabwe1730B1 N1270-17.19882030.6080507
65295028 Jan 2014BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Seasonally wet areas in open deciduous woodland Along Fort Usher road, Matobo 0Zimbabwe2028B3 W1452-20.41402028.5763807
71395025 Jan 2014BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
In sandy dry riverbed Along Zvishavane - Mbalabala road 0Zimbabwe2029B3 W1121-20.46673029.5826507
73027025 Jan 2014BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
In sandy dry riverbed Bridge crossing along Zvishavane - Mbalabala road 0Zimbabwe2029A4 W1097-20.49183729.4166217
62163020 Jan 2014BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Disturbed roadside vegetation Along Masvingo road c. 5 km North of Mvuma 0Zimbabwe1930B1 C1396-19.22609030.5937907
57039115 Jan 2014BT Wursten
P Ballings
T Thomsen
F Thomsen
In shallow soil pockets on granite rockMt Chinaka, Juliasdale1630Zimbabwe1832B3 E1899-18.36886032.6471107
58335027 Oct 2013BT Wursten
S Dondeyne
K Dekoninck
BT Wursten
Open rocky woodland on quartziteMagorogodo hills, Zomba Community
31
0Mozambique1933C3 MS416-19.91087233.1682857
52823027 Apr 2013BT Wursten
LP Oliveira
BT Wursten
A Short
LP Oliveira
BW604
BT Wursten
Sandy clearing in remnant sand forestRoad to Mueredzi, Gorongosa National Park, Muanza. 14
38
0Mozambique1834D3 MS51-18.93392034.5880506
49960023 Mar 2013MA Hyde
M Coates Palgrave
Miombo woodlandRoad to quarry, near Mavhuradonha Wilderness Eco-Lodge153
20
0Zimbabwe1631A3 N1110-16.45832031.0422207
51046009 Jan 2013MA Hyde
BT Wursten
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
Somewhat degraded miombo woodlandBy road from Nyanga to Troutbeck54,155
22
0Zimbabwe1832B2 E1880-18.24463032.7706207
50555004 Jan 2013MA Hyde
BT Wursten
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
Miombo woodlandBy the road from Nyanga to Troutbeck54,155
22
0Zimbabwe1832B3 E1860-18.25430032.7495507
50665004 Jan 2013MA Hyde
BT Wursten
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
On rocky slope in patches of woodlandBy road to Inyangombe Falls, near Udu Dam54,155
22
0Zimbabwe1832B3 E1720-18.28217032.7018807
50178126 Dec 2012MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Open Brachystegia boehmii woodlandHippo Pools, by road in to camp
21
0Zimbabwe1731B2 N770-17.07177031.8574307
49983024 Dec 2012MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Open miombo woodlandRoadside stop, by Harare to Shamva Road, Saratoga Farm
21
0Zimbabwe1731C2 C1250-17.63349031.4007207
51526211 Nov 2012NR Crouch
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Red Wall Cave area, Chimanimani330Zimbabwe1933C3 E1741-19.76306033.0251306
39205016 Jan 2012MA Hyde
BT Wursten
J Varden
In open miombo woodlandTingwa Raphia Palm Botanical Reserve76,79
14
0Zimbabwe1630D2 N1300-16.59721030.8244407
39016114 Jan 2012MA Hyde
BT Wursten
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
J Varden
In open miombo woodlandKopje Tops, Mavhuradonha Wilderness Area76
14
0Zimbabwe1630D2 N1220-16.58018030.8495407
38745010 Jan 2012MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
On whalebackMutirikwi CL, Murray MacDougall Drive
13
0Zimbabwe2031A3 S1140-20.25093031.0465207
38771010 Jan 2012MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
On whalebackNear dam, Lake Kyle Recreational Park75
13
0Zimbabwe2031A3 S1080-20.26079031.0198007
38024127 Dec 2011MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Roadside bank of grassland and shrubsRoad from Mt Selinda to Espungabera border post
10
0Zimbabwe2032B3 E1040-20.41509032.7085907
37729026 Dec 2011MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
In open disturbed areaBy road from Swynnerton Memorial to main road, Chirinda Forest6
10
0Zimbabwe2032B3 E1080-20.42420032.7009507
34276004 Jan 2011BT Wursten
P Ballings
Somewhat disturbed Brachystegia woodlandRoad from Penhalonga to Small Bridge Dam
8
0Zimbabwe1832D3 E1472-18.80898032.6822007
34407004 Jan 2011BT Wursten
P Ballings
Margin of vleiEntrance of Sheba Forestry Estate
8
0Zimbabwe1832D2 E1562-18.74838032.7907107
34468004 Jan 2011BT Wursten
P Ballings
Rocky Brachystegia woodlandAlong road from Small Bridge to Penhalonga
8
0Zimbabwe1832D3 E1642-18.78665032.6968807
34121102 Jan 2011BT Wursten
P Ballings
Uapaca-Brachystegia woodland with riverine influences Nyamkombe River bridge, road to Katiyo
8
0Zimbabwe1833A3 E595-18.38148033.0330207
34247102 Jan 2011BT Wursten
P Ballings
Mixed riverine-miombo woodlandPungwe River at Katiyo Tea Estate
8
0Zimbabwe1832B4 E640-18.39899032.9811807
33951030 Dec 2010BT Wursten
P Ballings
Marshy area, full sunEdge of Aberfoyle Golf course73
8
0Zimbabwe1832B4 E822-18.29432032.9676007
33488024 Dec 2010BT Wursten
P Ballings
Secondary grassland in cleared Brachystegia woodlandRhodes' Street, Chimanimani
8
0Zimbabwe1932D4 E1585-19.80497032.8607307
33416022 Dec 2010BT Wursten
P Ballings
Brachystegia woodlandRoad to Nyamuakwarara River, John Meikle Research Station210
8
0Zimbabwe1832D2 E1175-18.70169032.8790407
32719017 Sep 2010MA Hyde
Grassy areaEdge of golf course, Aberfoyle Lodge73
7
0Zimbabwe1832B4 E830-18.29375032.9673707
41877218 May 2010D Gwynne-Evans
BT Wursten
Lower slopes Mt Mabu870Mozambique1636A4 Z760-16.29660336.4222336
26513013 Dec 2009MA Hyde
Miombo woodlandVal D'Or120Zimbabwe1731C4 C1540-17.84015031.2735700
109480011 Dec 2009JE Burrows
BC Turpin
JE Burrows
BC Turpin
11573
BC Turpin
BNRH

Albizia Campsite, Licuati Forest Reserve, Bela Vista.0Mozambique2632A4 M53Erect herb with pale lilac flowers opening in the early evening. Growing in sandy soils on margins of Licuati Thicket.-26.34472232.4730567
109481021 Mar 2009M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin
267
RB Faden
BNRH

Palma Camp 26 km W of Palma.0Mozambique1040C3 N125A herb with lilac flowers - 3 equal-sized petals - flowering in the late afternoon. Erect stems. Growing in open woodland/Berlinia thicket.-x000D- [photo of live plant attached to sheet]-10.83527840.2483336
19116020 Jan 2008MA Hyde
In sandy grasslandJust to S of Mukuvisi River, Mukuvisi Woodland1,20Zimbabwe1731C3 TR979256C14900
40944101 Dec 2007BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
P Ballings
PB1016
BT Wursten
LMU

Roadside verge in deciduous woodlandAlong road from EN1 to entrance gate Gorongosa National Park.0Mozambique1834C3 MS130-18.94345034.1570007
15240007 Jan 2007MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Submontane grasslandSlopes of Chinziwa near Cloudlands' Forest37,63,1560Zimbabwe1932B1 VP708909E16900
15331007 Jan 2007MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Submontane grasslandSummit of Chinziwa37,63,1560Zimbabwe1932B1 VP702912E18100
15156006 Jan 2007MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Mixed rocky grassland and woodlandMaonza, Vumba63,1560Zimbabwe1932B2 VP823856E13400
15078005 Jan 2007MA Hyde
In grassy vleiBy railway line just off the Harare to Mutare Rd, nr Bromley0Zimbabwe1831A2 UQ292968C16000
40941222 Nov 2006BT Wursten
BT Wursten
Roadside near stream crossingMorumbodzi river crossing, road to Morumbodzi Falls, lower slopes Mt Gorongosa.0Mozambique1834C1 MS430-18.54002834.0201617
5598019 Mar 2006MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Sandy miombo woodlandVal D'Or120Zimbabwe1731C4 UR172268C15300
40456031 Jan 2006BT Wursten
P Ballings
C Sharp
T Vanderuit
BT Wursten
Moist depression in Brachystegia woodlandPath to Tessa's Pool, Chimanimani. 33,660Zimbabwe1932D4 E11002
18349007 Jan 2006MA Hyde
BT Wursten
RoadsideVumba rd near Mountain Lodge63,1560Zimbabwe1932B2 VP787856E15200
4637031 Dec 2005MA Hyde
In woodlandVal D'Or, nr southern end of dam wall120Zimbabwe1731C4 UR172271C1520In flower0
2110031 Jan 2005MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Brachystegia utilis woodlandEssex Rd, Vumba630Zimbabwe1932B2 VP853909E9800
2424014 Jan 2005MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Vlei edgeMtoroshanga Pass0Zimbabwe1730B1 TS574007N15500
551106 Feb 2004BT Wursten
Rd to Nyangombe Falls, Nyanga NP540Zimbabwe1832B3 E00
4355008 Feb 2003MA Hyde
Open sandy miombo woodlandCleveland Dam1,30Zimbabwe1731C3 UR037268C15400
18874005 Apr 2001MA Hyde
In rocky woodland by waterfallBally Vaughan, Goromonzi District0Zimbabwe1731C2 UR276497C13300
82980017 Feb 1995B Luwiika
B Luwiika
44
RB Faden
B Luwiika
US

Collecting from rock outcrop in Jirundu plains/swampSolwezi District; Jirundu National Forestry Reserve (Botanical Reserve). 95 km E of Solwezi/Mwinilunga Road, near the Kambizhi Primary School.0Zambia1125C4 W1470Upright; red at the base; roots fibrous, white; leaves sheathed at base; red-brown at base, green towards the tip; stems light green to reddish-brown, hard, round; common; in the swampy area.-11.91250025.4861115
82979031 Jan 1995DK Harder
DK Harder
2549
RB Faden
US

In miombo woodland once grazed. Soil silty, sand and hard-packed clay. Kabwe Rural District; Chisamba. Ca. 7 km W of Great North Road on road to Wardy Farm, collections on farm between farm house and Wangwe (sp?) River at western edge of property. 0Zambia1528C3 C1140Occasional herb from thickened roots; leaves reddish at bases; pedicels light pink-purple; calyx light green; petals purple; anthers yellow; style white; immature fruits light green to light purple.-15.75555628.1422225
82976004 Jan 1995MG Bingham
MG Bingham
10262
MG Bingham
Grasmere Farm, Lusaka W. 35 km. 0Zambia1527B4 C1150-15.35000027.9666675
6562021 Feb 1994MA Hyde
Vegetation islands on rocky granite slopeDomboshawa150Zimbabwe1731C1 UR059525C15800
82978029 Nov 1993DK Harder
DK Harder
2168
RB Faden
US

Collections along road to Kalombo Falls. Ridgetop miombo woodland with large boulders and sandy soils.Mbala District; Lungu Protected Forest Area. 1250Zambia0831C1 N1560Frequent and widely scattered herb from fleshy root; lower nodes red; nodes of inflorescence and base of calyx purple; calyx lobes green; petals light purple; anthers yellow.-8.62166731.2463895
82977019 Nov 1993DK Harder
DK Harder
1983
RB Faden
US

In miombo vegetation on sandKasanka National Park; ca. 11 km E of Musande Tent Camp and 4 km W of pontoon over Kasanka River. 990Zambia1230C2 C1170Infrequent suffrutex from fleshy roots; nodes purple; pedicel and base of calyx purple-black; at anthesis calyx translucent green; petals light purple; filaments white; anthers blue.-12.55277830.2666675
63759016 Nov 1963EA Robinson
EA Robinson
R 5825
Peat bogChakwenga Headwaters area1710Zambia1529A2 C1075From E.A.Robinson's collection written by Bob Drummond-15.15210029.3537004
95252017 Jan 1956B de Winter
H-J Wiss
B de Winter
4306
WIND

Caprivi: Andara: along Mill stream at Andara Mission Station.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A2 0Notes: Flowers blue with 2 fertile stamens and 3 staminades with elongate connective; yellow base of fertile stamens with purple hairs.Quoted in:Prodromus einer Flora von Sdwestafrika 157:11 (1967).-18.12500021.3750002
296240 Feb 1953OB Miller
OB Miller
1587
SRGH

Besna Kobila, Matopos570Zimbabwe2028B3 W1430Sappy herb 16 inches high. Flowers blue. [See note 16]0
232180 Mukuvisi Woodland1,20Zimbabwe1731C3 C00
283570 Edge of forestChirinda Forest60Zimbabwe2032B3 E00
701510 Mount Mulanje1790Malawi1535D3 S00

Total records found: 86



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: Murdannia simplex.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species-display.php?species_id=112850, retrieved 8 August 2020

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