Pycnostachys urticifolia Hook.

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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
229880 Mukuvisi Woodlands1,20Zimbabwe1731C3 C00
281420 Edge of forestChirinda Forest60Zimbabwe2032B3 E00
708200 Mount Mulanje1790Malawi1535D3 S00
98365025 Jun 2015J Timberlake
L Nkuna
J Timberlake
I Darbyshire
A Banze
AJ Zombamele



Grassy valley. Edge of swamp grassland.Sussundenga Dist., Chimanimani foothills, Mpunga Centro, valley of Rio Tave, by sacred Ngurume forest. wp216
0Mozambique1933C4 MS491Herb to 150 cm. Leaves aromatic. Terminal tight clustered inflorescence, flowers bright blue, bracts spiny.-19.75050033.3104727
42853102 Sep 2012BT Wursten
S Dondeyne
A Uetela
At the base of granite inselbergWhaleback near Zembe along Sussundenga road
0Mozambique1933A2 MS682-19.21506233.3978787
34080101 Jan 2011BT Wursten
P Ballings
Steep rocky seepage slope dominated by Coleochloa and XerophytaAbove Mermaids Falls, Aberfoyle 73
0Zimbabwe1832B4 E771-18.29667232.9776107
32777018 Sep 2010MA Hyde
M Coates Palgrave
S Fawcett
Scrub/ regenerating forestNear golf course, Aberfoyle Lodge73
0Zimbabwe1832B4 E840-18.29140032.9644207
113780023 Apr 2018BT Wursten
BT Wursten
Secondary grassland and bracken scrub Morumbodzi Falls,lower slopes Mt Gorongosa 71
0Mozambique1834A3 MS932 -18.48281034.0446207
37921027 Dec 2011MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
RoadsideRoad from Mt Selinda to Espungabera border post
0Zimbabwe2032B4 E980-20.41890032.7560307
107042027 Nov 2019BT Wursten
P Ballings
JM Machinga
BT Wursten
Rocky Brachystegia-Uapaca woodlandAlong road from Nhabawa to Chikukwa, Chimanimani National Reserve168
0Mozambique1932D2 MS983-19.71291032.9912207
41918108 Jul 2007S Dondeyne
S Dondeyne
In secondary vegetation of cleared mountain forest Along trail above Garuzo hotel, going to the waterfall, Mt Garuzo, Manica0Mozambique1833C3 MS1000-18.93641233.1671577
37021219 Jun 2007BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten

Margin of evergreen forest Southeastern ridge above Cavalo, Mt Gorongosa40Mozambique1834A3 MS1005-18.46950334.1730817
37947027 Dec 2011MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
RoadsideRoad from Mt Selinda to Espungabera border post
0Zimbabwe2032B3 E1020-20.41129032.7195707
38770010 Jan 2012MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
On whalebackNear dam, Lake Kyle Recreational Park75
0Zimbabwe2031A3 S1080-20.26079031.0198007
74669101 Nov 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
J Timberlake
BT Wursten
In wooded grassland on mountain slope.Western slope Mt Shangani above Mutandani River Valley, eastern Chimanimani Mts.168
0Mozambique1933C3 MS1099Old dry flowering spikes-19.81708033.1763507
33530025 Dec 2010BT Wursten
P Ballings
Roadside vegetationHadange River crossing, rd to Outward Bound, Chimanimani
0Zimbabwe1932D4 E1130-19.77336032.9841207
74672018 May 1976E Senderayi
E Senderayi


Makaholi Experimental Station, Camp, Masvingo District.0Zimbabwe1930D4 S1180Cited in Flora Zambesiaca volume 8 part 8: 330 (2013).-19.84996030.7666905
37019220 Jul 2007BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Rocky outcrop among rocks and grassesSoutheastern ridge above Cavalo, Mt Gorongosa40Mozambique1834A3 MS1210-18.47889234.1638647
107248001 Dec 2019BT Wursten
P Ballings
JM Machinga
BT Wursten
In rocky submontane grasslandAlong path to Mt Binga above Nhamadzi River crossing, Chimanimani National Reserve168
0Mozambique1933C3 MS1241New addition to the Chimanimani Checklist-19.75111033.0585107
54784019 Oct 1997MA Hyde
M Silva-Jones
P Haxen
Open woodlandIvordale Farm
0Zimbabwe1731C2 UR321454C12506
37502004 Jan 2012MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Forest edgeNear Freshwater Rd, Vumba63,156
0Zimbabwe1932B2 E1370-19.09193032.7611707
54498018 Feb 2001MA Hyde
M Silva-Jones
MA Hyde
M Silva-Jones
Open sandy woodlandSerui Source Farm
0Zimbabwe1830B1 TR611047C14006
299950 May 1953OB Miller
OB Miller

Alongside rocks Besna Kobila, Matobo570Zimbabwe2028B3 W1430Shrub 7-8 ft high. Flowers vivid blue. Seeds black, minute = Miller 1790. [See note 16]0
74301017 Jul 2016MA Hyde
M Coates Palgrave
MA Hyde
Sandy miombo woodland amongst rocksHarava Dam49
0Zimbabwe1731C3 C1433-17.98552431.1036617
29422020 Jun 2010MA Hyde
Open sandy woodlandChedgelow Farm0Zimbabwe1731C3 C1440-17.96544031.1215800
31900018 Dec 2010MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
In drier parts of vleiChakoma, NE of Harare720Zimbabwe1731C1 C1470-17.69705031.1896300
1531019 Jun 2005MA Hyde
In grasslandKutsaga170Zimbabwe1731C3 UR012179C14800
4658031 Dec 2005MA Hyde
Open sandy groundVal D'Or120Zimbabwe1731C4 UR172269C15200
4352008 Feb 2003MA Hyde
Open sandy miombo woodlandCleveland Dam1,30Zimbabwe1731C3 UR037268C15400
16227028 Apr 2007MA Hyde
Sandy miombo woodlandRuwa Scout Park340Zimbabwe1731C3 UR116225C15400
20692012 Apr 2008MA Hyde
Amongst rocks in miombo woodlandVal D'Or120Zimbabwe1731C4 UR171272C15400
67440026 Sep 2015MA Hyde
BT Wursten
M Coates Palgrave
Miombo woodland with scattered rocksHaka Game Park1,30Zimbabwe1731C3 C1540-17.83097031.1552807
665213 May 2004MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Vegetation island on rocksDomboshawa150Zimbabwe1731C1 UR056525C15700
746700 Apr 1956RM Davies
RM Davies


Harare - Marondera rd near Jamaica Inn.0Zimbabwe1831A2 C1570Cited in Flora Zambesiaca volume 8 part 8: 330 (2013).-18.07684031.3464206
31740011 Nov 2010MA Hyde
Edge of vleiRydal Court, Ruwa0Zimbabwe1731C4 C1580-17.92588031.2879700
15055005 Jan 2007MA Hyde
Amongst coarse grasses by roadsideBy railway line just off the Harare to Mutare Rd, nr Bromley0Zimbabwe1831A2 UQ292968C16000
67304120 Sep 2015MA Hyde
BT Wursten
M Coates Palgrave
Edge of damCalderwood Park, Peterhouse School0Zimbabwe1831B1 C1610-18.21000031.6228207
3229018 Sep 2005MA Hyde
In rocky miombo woodlandRuzawi School, nr Marondera0Zimbabwe1831B1 UQ462827C16200
27686015 Nov 2009MA Hyde
In rocky miombo woodlandNr Ruzawi School0Zimbabwe1831B1 C1620-18.23857031.5484800
18389018 Feb 2007MA Hyde
Open woodlandNr Ruzawi School, Marondera0Zimbabwe1831B1 UQ465828C16300
14439018 Sep 1998MA Hyde
M Silva-Jones
A MacNaughtan
High rainfall, lichen-covered miombo woodlandBetween Marondera and Macheke0Zimbabwe1831B1 UQ630904C16600
30664015 Aug 2010MA Hyde
M Coates Palgrave
Open area at base of large rockGosho Park700Zimbabwe1831B1 C1670-18.18344031.6244600
6479023 Jul 2006MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
In miombo woodlandBy main Harare/Mutare Rd west of Marondera0Zimbabwe1831B1 UQ626901C16800
74671031 Jul 1955NC Chase
NC Chase


Mt Nhuri, Mutasa South.0Zimbabwe1832D3 E1740Cited in Flora Zambesiaca volume 8 part 8: 330 (2013).-18.76329032.6645706
57054015 Jan 2014BT Wursten
P Ballings
T Thomsen
F Thomsen
Shrubby margin of granite rock areaMt Chinaka, Juliasdale1630Zimbabwe1832B3 E1882-18.36796632.6464637
6799013 Aug 2006MA Hyde
In cracks and vegetation island on rocky granite slopeN slopes of Chinaka, nr Juliasdale1630Zimbabwe1832B3 VQ627694E19000

Total records found: 46

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: Pycnostachys urticifolia., retrieved 29 January 2022

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