Gisekia pharnaceoides L.
var. pharnaceoides

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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
114666006 Feb 2021MA Hyde
MA Hyde
On heap of sandGriffin Road, Gunhill10Zimbabwe1731C3 C1539Presumably introduced from elsewhere?-17.78880031.0696007
68166016 Jan 2015BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
In disturbed sandy soilsOld Runde Bridge, Mwenezi1740Zimbabwe2030D4 S565-20.89410330.7729927
63998004 Jan 2015BT Wursten
P Ballings
C Stockil
L Barrie
T Mutombeni
DL Muzengi
B Madden
C Reimer
BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten

Wooded grassland and mopane scrub.Road Northwest of Tembwahata, Gonarezhou National Park.1600Zimbabwe2132A4 S173Stamens 5-21.28168032.3428787
77052031 Jan 2014BT Wursten
P Ballings
C Sharp
BT Wursten
In mixed deciduous woodland on Kalahari sand.Chesa Forest Land1960Zimbabwe1928C4 W1252-19.99475028.2602507
38813011 Jan 2012MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Roadside verge and adjacent woodland7 kms north of Mvuma on road to Harare
0Zimbabwe1930B1 C1400Stamens 5-19.23867030.5809007
76067213 May 2010D Gwynne-Evans
BT Wursten
In coastal bush. Inhaca Island.1940Mozambique2632B2 M20-26.00550032.9149005
15057005 Jan 2007MA Hyde
Roadside verge, sandy grasslandBy railway line just off the Harare to Mutare Rd, nr Bromley0Zimbabwe1831A2 UQ292968C16000
95500022 Jan 2005MM Hochobes
MM Hochobes
MM Hochobes

Caprivi: Divundu - Kongola main road; turn-off towards Botswana.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1822B2 972Herb; Notes: Procumbent herb. Leaves: linear. Flowers: purple, minute.-18.00611022.9472202
95391020 Jan 2005MM Hochobes
MM Hochobes
MM Hochobes

Caprivi: Caprivi Game Park; side road going off the Divundu-Kongola road towards the Angola border.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1822A1 1044Herb; Notes: Procumbent herb. Flowers: purple, clustered, stamen more than 5. Leaves: linear-lanceolate, bicolourous. Stem: red.-18.02861022.1033302
209112 Jan 2005MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Open sandy woodlandHaka game reserve1,30Zimbabwe1731C3 UR038275C15500
1213112 Jan 2005MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Open sandy woodlandHaka Game Park1,30Zimbabwe1731C3 UR038275C1550Stamens 5 0
18975028 Mar 1997MA Hyde
Open woodlandNear Shashi Wilderness Camp, by Shashi River opposite Tuli Circle90Zimbabwe2129C3 QF268745S580-21.92215029.1952906
30347017 May 1996MA Hyde
RB Drummond
Sandy miombo woodland with extensive patches of cultivationHatfield, Harare10Zimbabwe1731C3 TR950237C1460-17.86790031.0649806
82370008 Dec 1993MC Merello
MC Merello
MC Merello

Dried dambo and grasslands around Lake Mweru Wantipa. Kaputa District; Mweru Wantipa National Park, along main road through park (D-37) 18.6 km south of northern park gate. 940Zambia0829D1 N1000Annual succulent herb; lower stems pinkish; 20 cm tall; grows in clumps; sepals green; petals white fading to yellow; stamens red-violet; leaves white on undersides.-8.68333329.5333335
28921027 Jan 1990MA Hyde
On the side of a trackBy track from Msasa Rd towards the Msasa Recreational Centre, just outside the Mukuvisi Woodland.10Zimbabwe1731C3 TR986264C00
94563009 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs
C Mannheimer

Caprivi: Nsundwa?: South of Schuckmannsburg: - marshy plain along river.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D2 0Herb; Notes: Prostrate herb. Stems trailing, limp, slender but gibbose, terete, green to maroon-tinted, glabrous or with scattered, fine, white indumentum. Leaves opposite but normally tending to cluster, simple, sessile; lamina narrowly ovate to lanceolate, apex minutely apiculate, base cuneate, margin entire, somewhat revolute, midrib abaxially prominent, up to 40 x 30 mm, dull green to yellow-green to maroon-tinted, adaxially glabrous, abaxially with very sparse white adpressed indumentum. Flowers in axillary umbels, small, up to 3 mm in diameter; peduncle 2 - 45 mm long (usually elongating after flowering). Pedicel 4 - 10 mm long. Sepals 5, free, ovate, up to 3 x 1.5 mm, pink with hyaline margins. Petals lacking. Stamens 10; filaments pink; anthers cream-coloured. Common: especially in disturbed areas!.-17.62500024.8750004
297170 Jan 1954OB Miller
OB Miller

In abandoned cultivationFarm Besna Kobila, Matobo570Zimbabwe2028B3 W1430Prostrate herb spreading out 18 inches. Flowers pale pink. [See note 16]0

Total records found: 17

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Records of: Gisekia pharnaceoides., retrieved 18 January 2022

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