Details of record no: 120382

Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T. Aiton

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Record details:

Date: 12 May 2023
Recorder(s):S Long
Collector(s):
Determiner(s):S Long
Confirmer(s):MA Hyde
Herbarium:
Habitat: On a mound of earth that was left on an abandoned road.
Location: Near Sinamatella Camp, Hwange NP.
Location code(s): 5
Outing code:
Planted code: Not planted
Country: Zimbabwe
Quarter Degree Square: 1826C2
Grid reference:
FZ Division: W
Altitude (metres): 981
Notes: This is the first record for the Western division of Zimbabwe. Stephen Long, the finder, reported that "the plant is growing on a mound of earth that was left on an abandoned road a couple of years ago by a DDF roads team so I'd guess the seed fell off a vehicle that had previously been working on a road somewhere in the communal lands".
Latitude, Longitude: -18.689483, 26.273317
Location Accuracy Code: 7

Map of species record

Images:

Image: 15

Calotropis procera
Species id:145910
Image id:15
Image number:40743
Photographer: S Long
Code 1 if image of a herbarium specimen:0
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Image notes:

Image: 16

Calotropis procera
Species id:145910
Image id:16
Image number:40744
Photographer: S Long
Code 1 if image of a herbarium specimen:0
Herbarium in which image taken:
Code 1 if image not to be displayed:0
Image notes:

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Mozambique: Individual record no: 120382: Calotropis procera.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species-record.php?record_id=120382, retrieved 25 February 2024

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