Collections made by Smith

Records: 10

The following is a list of the records made by Smith in species name order. The records are of species which occur in Mozambique (either as a native/naturalised species or as a cultivated species).

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NoSpeciesRecord dateRecorder(s)Coll.Det.Conf.HerbariaHabitatLocationLoc code Outing codePlanted code Country QDSGrid ref.FZ DivAlt. (m)NotesLatLongLoc Acc Code
67921Dipcadi longifolium19 Feb 1975PA Smith
PA Smith 1250 SRGH
In open floodplain, sandy soil, moderately compactedAt Xamatshaa Island, Okavango Delta1640Botswana1922B2N970

1.5-2 ft. tall plants. Greenish flowers.

77303Hippocratea indica21 Feb 1985PA Smith
PA Smith 4656 SRGH
In rocky ground on basalt outcrop in mixed woodland.Commissioners Kop.0Botswana1725C3N935

Shrub with very small flowers.

94293Hippocratea parviflora26 Feb 1983PA Smith
PA Smith 4144 SRGH
In sandy soil on the edge of a Mopane patch on the crest of an undulation.Near the TFC Savuti-Selinda road0Botswana1823C2N953

Shrublet to 40 cm tall forming a group (connected by rhizomes?). No Flowers or fruits available. In very open (tree/scrub) grassland.

68972Kedrostis foetidissima18 Feb 1975PA Smith
PA Smith 1261 SRGH
From an antheap on the floodplain on the North side of Island, at the base of a Sclerocarya treeXamatshaa Island, Okavango Delta1640Botswana1922B2N971

A small herb giving off an unpleasant smell. Fruit red.

68982Kedrostis leloja20 Feb 1990PA Smith
PA Smith 5218 SRGH
In Acacia hebeclada thicket on a ridge extending into floodplainBodumatau floodplain, Okavango Delta1640Botswana1923A4N950

Creeper rooted in hard loam with Cynodon grass

68986Kedrostis leloja25 Feb 1973PA Smith
PA Smith 451 SRGH
On a termitarium within the floodplainGwetshaa Island, Okavango Swamp1640Botswana1923A1N900


68987Kedrostis leloja10 Jan 1980PA Smith
PA Smith 2947 SRGH
Creeper scrambling over large boulders and partly entwining other vegetation on steep rocky slope. West slope of one of the larger Kgwebe Hills0Botswana2023C1N1030

Fruit deep reddish-orange in colour (mature). Flowers with greenish petals with bright orange centres.

80187Oplismenus burmannii14 May 1973PA Smith
PA Smith 583 SRGH
Moanachira, Okavango Delta1640Botswana1923A1N961

Cited in Flora Zambesiaca Volume 10 part 3, 1989: 6.

41407Salvinia molesta09 Feb 1987PA Smith
PA Smith 4960 SRGH
Free-floating, mat forming aquatic fern in Madiba, channels and Swamps in Xini0Botswana1923A4N0

An introduced weed, the subject of an eradication campaign in this area

74111Sesamothamnus lugardii20 Nov 1978PA Smith
PA Smith 2517 H-D Ihlenfeldt SRGH
Among Commiphora sp. and Catophractes alexandri in hard loamy soil in open grassland with few small Terminalia prunoides.!5.5 km from Mopipi village bound on track to Rysana Pan0Botswana2125A1SE918

Tree 2-3.5 m tall with trunk swollen at base but tapering into branches like a baobab. Dark yellowish-green papery bark. Flowers trumpet-shaped white inside but tinged purplish outside.


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: Collections made by Smith., retrieved 29 June 2022

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