Brachystegia spiciformis Benth.

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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
96362015 Apr 2018BT Wursten
T Castigo
IAI Nuvunga
BT Wursten
In tall miombo woodlandAlong road to Mpawe Village,Coutada 12, Cheringoma 184
53
0Mozambique1835A4 MS164-18.42934035.3523307
96377015 Apr 2018BT Wursten
T Castigo
IAI Nuvunga
BT Wursten
In tall miombo woodlandAlong road to Mpawe Village,Coutada 12, Cheringoma 184
53
0Mozambique1835A4 MS157Giant specimen with dense vegetation of shrubs and lianas underneath and many large epiphytes. -18.42977035.3531707
108284008 Oct 2017T Parker
T Parker
4381
T Parker
WAG

LMU

BNRH

US

RoadsideAbout 50 km before highway to Ilha de Mozambique, on road from Angoche.0Mozambique1439B4 N311Large tree; flowers white.-14.48461139.9007227
80475011 Apr 2017BT Wursten
IAI Nuvunga
BT Wursten
Tall miombo woodland Swanepoel Concession, Cheringoma 198
49
0Mozambique1835C1 MS239-18.55079035.0298807
96500031 Mar 2017BT Wursten
T Castigo
BT Wursten
Margin of woodland and grassy dambo edge Along loop road North-east of Chironde Camp, Coutada 12 184
48
0Mozambique1835A4 MS112-18.32911035.4494907
80340025 Mar 2017BT Wursten
T Castigo
BT Wursten
Disturbed margin of tall miombo woodland Chironde Camp, Coutada 12 184
48
0Mozambique1835A4 MS170-18.32754035.3576607
108283028 Oct 2016T Parker
T Parker
4248
JE Burrows
LMU

BNRH

US

Mountain slopeSlope of Mount Sanga, NE side.0Mozambique1235A4 N1188Small tree.-12.36571035.3536007
108281012 Jun 2016T Parker
T Parker
4143
T Parker
LMU

BNRH

US

Miombo woodland.Quirimbas National Park, Taratibu Bush Camp,on road out of Taratibu, about 4 km from the first village.1660Mozambique1239D3 N400Tree, sterile, bark used for fibre, house construction. Velvet underneath leaflets.-12.83567139.6915817
108282012 Jun 2016T Parker
T Parker
4148
T Parker
LMU

BNRH

US

Miombo woodland.Quirimbas National Park, Taratibu Bush Camp. On road out of Taratibu, about 4 km before the first village.1660Mozambique1239D3 N400Tree, fruit with ragged edges. -12.83567139.6915817
109069012 Jun 2016T Parker
T Parker
4143
JE Burrows
LMU

BNRH

US

Quirimbas National Park, Taratibu Bush Camp. Miombo woodland, on road out of Taratibu, about 4 km from the first village.0Mozambique1239D3 N400Tree, sterile, bark used for fiber, house construction. Velvet underneath leaflets.-12.83567139.6915816
109070012 Jun 2016T Parker
T Parker
4148
MS Mothogoane
LMU

BNRH

US

Quirimbas National Park, Taratibu Bush Camp. On road out of Taratibu, about 4 km before the first village.0Mozambique1239D3 N400Tree, fruit with ragged edges. Miombo woodland.-12.83567139.6915816
108280011 Feb 2016T Parker
T Parker
4027
T Parker
LMU

BNRH

Roadside Gorongosa National Park. On Road from EN1 to Gate 1 on the way to Chitengo Camp. 0.4 km from highway.140Mozambique1834C3 MS159Tree about 7 meters tall. Green immature fruit.-18.93483334.1374337
109068011 Feb 2016T Parker
T Parker
4027
MS Mothogoane
LMU

BNRH

Gorongosa National Park. On Road from EN1 to Gate 1 on the way to Chitengo Camp. 0.4 km from highway.0Mozambique1834C3 MS159Roadside tree, about 7 meters tall. Green immature fruit.-18.93483334.1374337
84971513 Nov 2015S Holt
S Holt
Open coastal forest and shrublandMunavalate, Vilanculos Distr., Inhambane, Mozambique0Mozambique2135C3 GI30The bark from the young branches and trunks is used locally as rope for building the traditional round houses. Here is a strip of bark seen together with a ripe fruit from the same tree.-21.92144735.1064476
98399001 Jul 2015J Timberlake
VR Fijamo
L Nkuna
J Timberlake
6108
J Timberlake
K

LMA

Ndzou

Millettia-Brachystegia open woodland.Sussundenga Dist., Chimanimani foothills, Zomba-Muranga area, near Tekeza forest. On quartzite. wp280
45
0Mozambique1933C3 MS383Spreading canopy tree to 10 m, branching low. Bark dark, flaking. Leaves glossy green, terminal pair largest; buds rounded.-19.90169433.1898337
98383030 Jun 2015J Timberlake
JA Massunde
J Timberlake
6092
J Timberlake
K

LMA

Ndzou

Dry forest on hillside with Pteleopsis, Albizia, and understory of Englerophytum. On quartzite.Sussundenga Dist., Chimanimani foothills, Zomba area, Muriro village, edge of Tekeza forest. wp267
45
0Mozambique1933C3 MS438Shrub to 1.5 m. Leaves glossy green, 2-3 pinnae pairs; stipular bud somewhat flattened.-19.90908333.1899727
66296007 May 2015BT Wursten
T Castigo
BT Wursten
BW1360
T Castigo
BR

TCT-Catapú

EOWBL

Disturbed areas at edge of compound Zebra Ranger Camp, northwestern Gorongosa National Park 14
36
0Mozambique1834C1 MS306-18.69484034.2087807
108279012 Nov 2014JE Burrows
SM Burrows
JE Burrows
14383
JE Burrows
LMA

BNRH

On sands forming its own woodlands.10 km from Tome south to Funhalouro.0Mozambique2234C2 GI135Locally dominant tree to 8 m high with spreading crown and rough dark grey bark , new leaves folded, pendulous, yellow-green; on sands forming its own woodlands. A strange form, atypical of true Brachystegia spiciformis.-22.59353334.2744676
109067012 Nov 2014JE Burrows
SM Burrows
JE Burrows
14383
JE Burrows
LMA

BNRH

10 km from Tome south to Funhalouro.0Mozambique2234C2 GI135Locally dominant tree to 8 m high with spreading crown and rough dark grey bark bark, new leaves folded, pendulous, yellow-green; on sands forming its own woodlands.-x000D- A strange form, atypical of true Brachystegia spiciformis.-x000D- -22.59353334.2744676
64998027 Oct 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
J Timberlake
K Mutasa
BT Wursten
Mixed Uapaca-Brachystegia woodland with some riverine influences.Plateau above Mucandue River, not far from juction with Muvumodzi River, eastern Chimanimani Mts. (Main camp during second CEPF Chimanimani expedition)168
33
0Mozambique1933C3 MS1130-19.81500533.1534347
61721017 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
J Timberlake
JT5965
J Timberlake
SRGH

K

BR

LMA

Rocky slope on sandstone, mostly tussock grass Northern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts168
32
0Mozambique1933C1 MS1582Patch of low-branching trees to 4m high. Trunks heavily crusted with lichens. Buds large, ovoid; sometimes much smaller. Six pairs of leaflets. Rachis softly but sparsely hairy. Leaves glossy green, leathery. Some pink-flushed young growth. Pods woody, massive. -19.74350033.0149727
60883221 Feb 2014S Holt
S Holt
Open fragmented coastal forestVilankulo, Inhambane, Mozambique0Mozambique2135C4 GI15Common-21.94817235.3164797
58393028 Oct 2013BT Wursten
S Dondeyne
K Dekoninck
BT Wursten
Rocky hillside with Brachystegia tamarindoides woodlandMagorogodo hills, Zomba Community
31
0Mozambique1933C3 MS514-19.90896633.1882077
58265027 Oct 2013BT Wursten
S Dondeyne
K Dekoninck
BT Wursten
Rocky hillside with Brachystegia tamarindoides woodlandMagorogodo hills, Zomba Community
31
0Mozambique1933C3 MS515-19.90901533.1879937
52216019 Apr 2013BT Wursten
BT Wursten
Tall miombo woodlandAlong track from Nhagutua Gorge to rangerpost, Gorongosa National Park, Cheringoma 14
38
0Mozambique1834D2 MS300Very tall specimen; full of epiphytic orchids and Rhipsalis.-18.71013934.8335117
48076118 Jun 2010M Coates Palgrave
M van der Bank
OG Maurin
OG Maurin
2743
M Coates Palgrave
BNRH

TCT-Catapú

Road 213 Inhamitanga-Chupanga, 4.36 km from Inhamitanga (SE direction).0Mozambique1835A1 MS258-18.23883335.1895567
109066018 Jun 2010M Coates Palgrave
M van der Bank
OG Maurin
J Verissimo
OG Maurin
OM2743
M Coates Palgrave
BNRH

JRAU

Road 213 Inhamitanga-Chupanga, 4.36 km from Inhamitanga (SE direction).0Mozambique1835A1 MS258UJ DNA No. UJ05055-18.23883335.1895566
47972114 Jun 2010M Coates Palgrave
M van der Bank
OG Maurin
OG Maurin
2634
M Coates Palgrave
BNRH

TCT-Catapú

Levasflor, 10 km N of Condue on road 213, turnoff to small forest concession road, 4.48 km SE of turnoff in a straight line.880Mozambique1834D2 MS246-18.66805634.9166397
109065014 Jun 2010M Coates Palgrave
M van der Bank
OG Maurin
OG Maurin
OM2634
M Coates Palgrave
BNRH

JRAU

Levasflor, 10 km N of Condue on road 213, turn-off to small forest concession road, 4.48 km SE of turn-off in a straight line.0Mozambique1834D2 MS246UJ DNA No. UJ04946-18.66805634.9166396
108275010 Dec 2008J Timberlake
H Matimele
FM Chase (née Crawford)
C De Sousa
J Timberlake
5694
BNRH

Brachystegia woodland, dominant treePalma district, track from Palma to Nhica do Rovuma, 32 km WSW of Palma.0Mozambique1040C3 N133Tree to 10 m, spreading canopy, branching low. Bark rough, fissured grey. Leaves with 4 pinnae pairs. Young pods green, massive, woody, strongly ridged on one side-10.80416740.1897227
109064010 Dec 2008J Timberlake
H Matimele
FM Chase (née Crawford)
C de Sousa
J Timberlake
5694
BNRH

Palma district, track from Palma to Nhica do Rovuma, 32 km WSW of Palma.0Mozambique1040C3 N133Tree to 10 m, spreading canopy, branching low. Bark rough, fissured grey. Leaves with 4 pinnae pairs. Young pods green, massive, woody, strongly ridged on one side. Dominant tree in Brachystegia woodland.-10.80416740.1897226
108297007 Jun 2008JE Burrows
JE Burrows
10445
BF Drewe
BNRH

Growing with Julbernardia globiflora to form a coastal miombo woodland forming a mosaic with coastal grassland; about 7 km from the sea, locally abundantAbout 25km along entrance road to Pomene0Mozambique2335B1 GI76Spreading dwarf tree to 4 m.-23.05633335.5016677
109062007 Jun 2008JE Burrows
JE Burrows
10445
JE Burrows
BNRH

Ca. 25 km from Pomene along entrance road, Inhambane Province.0Mozambique2335B1 GI76Spreading dwarf tree to 4 m tall, growing with Julbernardia globiflora to form a coastal miombo woodland, forming a mosaic with coastal grassland; about 7 km from the sea. Locally abundant.-23.06055635.5002787
108274030 Sep 2005M Lötter
M Lötter
1051
M Lötter
BNRH

In coastal woodlandZavorra turn-off.0Mozambique2435A3 GI0Tree 3 - 5 m tall. Flowers white.0
109063030 Sep 2005M Lötter
M Lötter
1051
M Lötter
BNRH

Zavorra turn-off.0Mozambique2535A3 GI0Tree 3 - 5 m tall in coastal woodland. Flowers white.2
54010013 Feb 2005M Coates Palgrave
JA White
MJ Inacio
M Coates Palgrave
JA White
MJ Inacio
s.n.
M Coates Palgrave
TCT-Catapú

Miombo woodlandVia Ntiga, close to Rio Tissadze bridge2, 300 m E, 10 m N of the path820Mozambique1835A1 MS80Tree-18.18222235.1488897

Total records found: 36



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: Brachystegia spiciformis.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species-display.php?species_id=126660, retrieved 12 August 2020

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