Strophanthus kombe Oliv.

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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
372105 Dec 2004BT Wursten
National Botanic Gardens, Harare1,212Zimbabwe1731C3 CPlanted in Botanic Gardens0
67687210 Oct 2015TC Buruwate
BT Wursten
Growing on anthill in seasonally water-logged panNiassa Game Reserve0Mozambique N00
72284011 Dec 2015BT Wursten
J Guyton
J Guyton
JAG_15_679A
BT Wursten
Sand ForestSand Forest, Gorongosa National Park Loop14
41
0Mozambique1834C4 MS0Small tree. Very hairy leaves, dark on top and light on bottom.-18.96016034.3422707
731440 0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C2 0Cited in Bruyns (2014), Apocynaceae of Namibia2
731450 0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D4 0Cited in Bruyns (2014), Apocynaceae of Namibia2
731460 2080Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1725C3 0Cited in Bruyns (2014), Apocynaceae of Namibia2
93275021 Oct 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs
277
S Kruger
WIND

Caprivi: Middle W Caprivi.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D3 01 m high; Shrub; Notes: Shrub, 1 m high. Stems profusely branched from base, bark purplish brown with cream-coloured longitudinal fissures, transverse ridges at nodes, young branchlets red-brown with dense, short, white, pubescent indumentum. Leaves opposite ( appearing clustered on compressed dwarf shoots), simple, petiole short, 1 - 2 mm long, adax. Grooved , stout, slightly curved with dense, white velutinous indumentum, lamina obovate to elliptic, apex acute to minutely apiculate. Occasional notched, base cuneate to decurrent, margin entire to sinuate, 2,5-6x1-2,5 cm, adax. Bright green, densely velutinous, abax. Dull pale green, densely velutinous, midrib prominent, soft and velvety to the touch. Flowers past. Fruit a bilobed follicle, borne to main axis, each lobe cylindrical- cuneate, 18 cm long, 1, 5 cm at base tapering to apex, soft and leathery, purplish brown with white lenticular markings, constricted at junction of 2 mericarps with fine yellowish, flocculose indumentum.-17.87500022.6250005
94365013 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs
272
S Kruger
WIND

Caprivi: 7 km along turn-off to Chinchimane from National Road.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C3 0Shrub; Notes: Shrub, up to 1 m high. Stems profusely branched from base; bark purplish-brown with cream-coloured longitudinal fissures, transverse ridges at nodes; young branchlets red-brown with dense, short, white pubescent indumentum. Leaves opposite (appearing clustered on compressed dwarf shoots), simple; petiole short, 1-2 mm long, adaxially grooved, stout, slightly curved, with dense white velutinous indumentum; lamina obovate to elliptic, apex acute to minutely apiculate, occasionally notched, base cuneate to decurrent, margin entire to sinuate, 2.5 - 6 x 1 - 2.5 cm, adaxially bright green, densely velutinous, abaxially dull pale green, densely velutinous, midrib prominent, soft and velvety to the touch. Flowers past. Fruit a bilobed follicle, borne perpendicular to main axis; each lobe cylindrical-cuneate, 18 cm long, 1.5 cm at base tapering to apex, soft and leathery, purplish-brown with white lenticular markings, constricted at junction of 2 mericarps, with fine yellowish flocculose indumentum.-17.87500024.1250004
94455027 Feb 2001BA Curtis
BA Curtis
678
S Rügheimer
WIND

Caprivi: Near Chaka village, Salambala Conservancy, east Caprivi.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C4 02 m high; Shrub; Notes: Scrambling shrub, perennial. Height: 1-2 m (either a self standing shrub up to 1 m, or clambering in/over plants up to 2 m). Leaves: simple dark green above, pale and velvety below, very short petiole, decussate. Stem and bark: stiff, dark brown. Fruit and seed: two pods resembling the horns of a bull, large, brown, with white flecks when mature. Vegetation: closed/open woodland.-17.85806024.4700004
94713030 Dec 2000K Sharpe
K Sharpe
7
C Mannheimer
WIND

Caprivi: Ngoma floodplains.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D3 0Tree; Notes: Small tree, with leaves only.-17.87500024.6250004
94765005 Nov 2001BA Curtis
BA Curtis
1335
PV Bruyns
WIND

Caprivi: Salambala Conservancy.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D4 060 cm high; Shrub; Notes: Shrub, 60 cm high. Stem: smooth. Flower: tubular with long trailing pinky-orange trails about 8 cm long, flower is white with 5 pinky-orange bands inside. Fruit/seed: pods long like a bulls horn, but now split open, reddish with white flecks; seeds flattened with green like plumed tail.-17.91278024.7966704
108590019 Oct 2005JE Burrows
SM Burrows
JE Burrows
SM Burrows
9275
JE Burrows
BNRH

Catapu, Inhamitanga, Sofala Province.0Mozambique1735C3 MS0Scrambling shrub to liane, in sand forest and deciduous woodland on sands. Flowers; pale, sulphury-yellow.-x000D- Photo attached to sheet 2.-x000D- 2
52840227 Apr 2013BT Wursten
LP Oliveira
BT Wursten
In remnant sand forestRoad to Mueredzi, Gorongosa National Park, Muanza14
38
0Mozambique1834D3 MS50In fruit-18.93392034.5880506
108594004 Apr 2010JE Burrows
SM Burrows
JE Burrows
SM Burrows
11630
JE Burrows
BNRH

Save Sand Forest, EN1 just north of turnoff to Nova Mambone, Inhambane Province0Mozambique2134B1 GI60Robust climber to 6 m high, lacking a milky sap; on sandy soils in understorey and margins of deciduous sand forest dominated by Brachystegia torrei-21.21833334.6697227
108592018 Dec 2006JE Burrows
SM Burrows
JE Burrows
SM Burrows
9667b
JE Burrows
BNRH

Save Sand Forest, ca. 20 km south of Save River Bridge off EN1.0Mozambique2134B1 GI73Deciduous climber to 4 m high in thicket on sands-21.21611134.6702787
47759028 Feb 2010M Coates Palgrave
M van der Bank
OG Maurin
OG Maurin
2371
M Coates Palgrave
TCT-Catapú

1.18kms SEE of Catapu on gravel road. (linearly).820Mozambique1835A1 MS74-18.04450035.2045567
108597028 Feb 2010M Coates Palgrave
M van der Bank
OG Maurin
OG Maurin
OM2371
M Coates Palgrave
BNRH

JRAU

1.18 km ESE of Catapu on gravel road (linearly).0Mozambique1835A1 MS74UJ DNA No. MvdB4162-18.04450035.2045566
54076012 Nov 2006M Coates Palgrave
JA White
Sand forestVia Simon, between Simons house and big fig, E side 820Mozambique1835A1 MS80Shrub/liane-18.04241735.2060837
65666027 Apr 2015MA Hyde
M Coates Palgrave
TM Müller
M Coates Palgrave
In sand forestOn Suni North trail, Catapu, Mozambique82
35
0Mozambique1835A1 MS80-18.03905035.2063407
108596025 Nov 2008J Timberlake
H Matimele
FM Chase (née Crawford)
FM Chase (née Crawford)
FC235
DJ Goyder
BNRH

Quiterajo. Namacubi Forest, c. 2 km W of Quiterajo.0Mozambique1140C4 N90Dry Caesalp-dominated coastal forest. High in canopy.-x000D- Leaves opposite, very hairy. Flowers yellow with red-yellow stripes in throat. Petals extended. Latex present, clear, turning yellow. Uncommon.-x000D- Photos: 2928, 2929, 2930, Occurrence: uncommon-11.76750040.3947226
65738030 Apr 2015MA Hyde
M Coates Palgrave
TM Müller
MA Hyde
In woodlandCatapu, Mozambique82
35
0Mozambique1835A1 MS100-18.05551035.1854907
48265008 Apr 2012MA Hyde
M Coates Palgrave
WoodlandNear old borrow pit, near Via Pungue, Catapu82
17
0Mozambique1835A1 MS110-18.04011035.1913707
108595019 Apr 2010JE Burrows
SM Burrows
JE Burrows
SM Burrows
11838
JE Burrows
BNRH

Chiwawiu Hill, east of Cua Cua Lodge on old track to Mopeia Velha, east of Caia.0Mozambique1735C4 Z120Robust liane to 7 m tall; occasional in light shade of tall woodland-forest mosaic dominated by Millettia stuhlmannii, Sterculia quinqueloba, S. appendiculata, Kirkia acuminata, Pterocarpus angolensis and Acacia nigrescens-17.79805635.4186117
65914124 Apr 2015BT Wursten
T Castigo
BT Wursten
BW1239
BT Wursten
T Castigo
BR

TCT-Catapú

EOWBL

Exposed clearing on steep wooded rocky slope Slopes of Mt Bunga, northwestern Gorongosa National Park. 14
36
0Mozambique1834C2 MS155-18.59866034.3430907
68707101 Dec 2015CF de Brito Langa
CF de Brito Langa
CBL009
BT Wursten
BR

TCT-Catapú

EOWBL

Exposed clearing on steep wooded rocky slope Slopes of Mt Bunga, northwestern Gorongosa National Park. 14
40
0Mozambique1834C2 MS155Same plant as 65914; now in full flower. -18.59866034.3430907
64041004 Jan 2015BT Wursten
P Ballings
C Stockil
L Barrie
T Mutombeni
DL Muzengi
B Madden
C Reimer
BT Wursten
Riverine fringe by large pan.Tembwahata pans, Gonarezhou National Park.1600Zimbabwe2132A4 S170-21.29624832.3582077
65717029 Apr 2015MA Hyde
M Coates Palgrave
TM Müller
M Coates Palgrave
Roadside, edge of forestInhamitanga Forest, Mozambique83
35
0Mozambique1835A2 MS170-18.18654035.3680407
96435003 Apr 2017BT Wursten
T Castigo
BT Wursten
Margin of sandforest.Inhamitanga Forest Reserve, Marromeu 83
48
0Mozambique1835A2 MS172 -18.16447035.4082706
90492102 Dec 2017BT Wursten
P Ballings
T Castigo
LM Mangane
VR Massingue
EA Damas
AC Mamba
BT Wursten
P Ballings
PB2532
BT Wursten
EOWBL

Margin of sand forest Inhamitanga Forest, Cheringoma 83
50
0Mozambique1835A2 MS210-18.20343035.3371806
84306028 Mar 2017BT Wursten
T Castigo
BT Wursten
Margin of sandforest Inhamitanga Forest Reserve, Cheringoma 83
48
0Mozambique1835A2 MS214-18.20679035.3308107
108591014 Oct 2005JE Burrows
SM Burrows
JE Burrows
SM Burrows
s.n.
JE Burrows
BNRH

Negamano road, c.70km from Mueda "Negamano thicket", Cabo Delgado Province.0Mozambique1139C1 N300Deciduous climber in completely deciduous thicket. Flowers, pale-yellowish.2
68873107 Jan 2015BT Wursten
P Ballings
C Stockil
L Barrie
T Mutombeni
DL Muzengi
B Madden
BT Wursten
Very mixed open deciduous woodlandJamanda Wilderness Area, Mahenye1730Zimbabwe2132A2 E331-21.20239832.3189207
108593019 Nov 2008JE Burrows
SM Burrows
JE Burrows
SM Burrows
10658
JE Burrows
BNRH

On the EN1 roughly north of Gorongosa Mtn opp. two truck tyres marked F.T.S.0Mozambique1834A1 MS369Straggly shrub to 1.5 m high, growing in rock crevice on gneiss outcrop in Afzelia/Kirkia woodland on sandy soils. Sterile.-18.22305634.1925007
36585014 Jan 2011MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Open sandy slope between alluvium and jesseMana Pools, by main road to camp59
9
0Zimbabwe1529C2 N370-15.74850029.3616607
36599014 Jan 2011MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
In jesse bushMana Pools, by main road to camp59
9
0Zimbabwe1529C4 N370-15.75245029.3661107
68294023 May 2015M Coates Palgrave
H Dawson
Sandstone ridgeAfter turn-off to Tafika Camp, Zambezi Valley, Sapi Safari Area590Zimbabwe1529D2 N370-15.62211729.8444337
53651031 Aug 2013M Coates Palgrave
B Clegg
M Coates Palgrave
B Clegg
Sandveld woodlandMalilangwe Wildlife Reserve30
24
0Zimbabwe2131B2 S375-21.05443331.9100837
36625014 Jan 2011MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
In jesse bushMana Pools, by main road to camp59
9
0Zimbabwe1529C4 N390-15.76913029.3659307
63237006 Jan 2015BT Wursten
P Ballings
T Mutombeni
BT Wursten
On rocky outcropChipote, Mahenye, Ndowoyo CL.0Zimbabwe2132A2 E397-21.11504432.2905587
36725016 Jan 2011MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Jesse bushMana Pools, by main road to camp59
9
0Zimbabwe1529C4 N400-15.79857029.3594707
36710016 Jan 2011MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Jesse bushMana Pools, by main road to camp, at point bend in road59
9
0Zimbabwe1529C4 N410-15.78917029.3579007
572451 Nov 2010D Schroeter
BT Wursten
Near Rhino Safari Camp, Matusadona0Zimbabwe1628C4 N495-16.77941828.4797377
25308007 Jan 2009MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Riverine vegetationNyaodza River bridge (southern end), Matiti Pool, near Kariba0Zimbabwe1629C1 N500-16.58973029.0829700
36788017 Jan 2011MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Between Rukomeche River bridge and western edge of QDS 1629A2
9
0Zimbabwe1629A2 N5002
25240007 Jan 2009MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Mopane woodlandKariba0Zimbabwe1628D2 N520Climbing in tree.-16.52135028.9307100
21711201 Oct 2006BT Wursten
Foot of granite hillTonorai primary School, rd to Birchenough Bridge, Save Valley0Zimbabwe1932C4 5500
5899208 Jan 2006MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Open woodland on low rocky ridgeBetween Hot Springs Resort and Odzi R.310Zimbabwe1932C2 VP440275E5900
62537020 Oct 2014M Coates Palgrave
C Sharp
P Ndlovu
M Coates Palgrave
M814
M Coates Palgrave
BUL

Disturbed area next to the roadByo-Vic Falls Rd0Zimbabwe1826B3 W700-18.37991726.6378507
83799024 Feb 1997DK Harder
DK Harder
3922
AJM Leeuwenberg
WAG

Collections at falls on sites inundated with falling water and upstreamLivingstone District; Mosi-Oa-Tunia National Park, World Heritage Site. 1060Zambia1725D4 S810Occasional; on edge of falls; to 5 m; 20 cm dbh; outer/phloem latex milky white; center cortical latex clear, golden exudate; older stems grey, younger stems dark black-brown with white lenticels; paired fruit dull green with lighter brown lenticels, each to 40 cm long; exudate from cut fruit clear, yellow.-17.92527825.8633335
94899009 Nov 2001BA Curtis
BA Curtis
1435
PRE

WIND

Caprivi: Impalila Island.2080Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1725C3 930Climber; Notes: Climber with rough, dark chocolate brown stems with large white lenticels. Leaves opposite and decussate, thick, crinkled, discolorous, very hairy below. Hairs wiry. Flowers creamy white with pink and yellow throat and very long trailing edges to petals. Pods large like cows horns.-17.78330025.2075005
94038005 Oct 2001CJH Hines
CJH Hines
1118
PV Bruyns
WIND

Caprivi: On small track between Katima Mulilo and Kwena village.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C2 960Shrub; Notes: Shrub, generally about 1 - 1.5 m in height, but some plants with long branches extending up to 3 cm. Flowers: white at base of petal, petals long and tendril-like. Reverse (back) side of petals purple-red, front side of tendril portion yellow-cream. Stamens fused to corolla tube forming a reddish-orange pattern on the inside of corolla tube. Female parts 5-segmented, yellow. Basal bracts purple. Young flower buds bright pink to reddish-purple, up to 10 cm long. Flowers terminal on short branchlets which tend to be reddish in colour. Large 2 horned pod with white streaks (made up of many lenticels?). No leaves on plant. Bark smooth with distinct lenticels, purplish grey. Common on duplex soils, with shallow surface sands and heavy clay loams lower down. Area dominated by mopane.-17.60000024.3255605
76253029 Dec 2016MA Hyde
T Alegria
MA Hyde
Sparwling shrubEwanrigg Botanic Garden282Zimbabwe1731C2 C1305-17.69522231.3299887
114049011 Oct 2020MA Hyde
M Coates Palgrave
T Alegria
J Van Bel
MA Hyde
In gardenCommercial section, National Botanic Garden1,212Zimbabwe1731C3 C1511In flower-17.80227531.0539227

Total records found: 53



Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Records of: Strophanthus kombe.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species-display.php?species_id=145200, retrieved 4 March 2021

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