Records determined by Staples

Determinations: 15

The following is a list of the records determined by Staples in species name order.

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NoSpeciesRecord dateRecorder(s)Coll.Det.Conf.HerbariaHabitatLocationLoc code(s) Outing codePlanted code Country QDSGrid ref.FZ DivAlt. (m)NotesLatLongLoc Acc Code
81838Delphinium dasycaulon22 May 1994HH Schmidt
HH Schmidt 1407 GW Staples BISH
Along secondary road to radio transmitting tower. In rocky woodlands, with large boulders, slopes, and open areas. Predominantly granite, well eroded. Chinsali District; 24.5 km NW of junction with Isoka-Mpika road (T2); on the road to Mbesuma Ranch.0Zambia1032C4N1550

Herb; 70 cm, erect. Stems reddish-tan. Flowers bright sky blue. Filaments bluish-white, anthers yellow-brown, pollen white. Locally common among rocks in shade.

82640Ipomoea albivenia17 Apr 1996NB Zimba
NB Zimba 787 GW Staples BISH
Mongu District; 31 km south-east of Mongu Town, 10 km off Mongu-Kaoma Road along old Mongu-Lusaka Road. 0Zambia1523A2B1020

Spreading herb; rare; on deep Kalahari sands; leaves green with cream streaks; fruits light green, enclosed in green hairy calyx.

82643Ipomoea aquatica06 Mar 1996DK Harder
DK Harder 3663 GW Staples BISH
In flooded plain. Sesheke District; Kayanga area, Mahali village, at edge of flooded plain along Machili River; near cross over toward Mulobezi. 0Zambia1625D1B900

Scrambling vine; to 6 m; elastic vines; in ground and floating on water; buds light purple; corolla bright purple.

82646Ipomoea eriocarpa17 Mar 1997B Luwiika
B Luwiika 645 GW Staples B Luwiika BISH
Local ForestGwembe-Munyumbwe District; Collecting in Munyumbwe Local Forest No. 187, 4.9 km from the junction of the Gwembe-Chipepo Road. 0Zambia1627D2S570

Twinning climber. Stems light green; leaves dark green, light underneath; flowers white.

82647Ipomoea eriocarpa24 May 1994CN Nkhoma
CN Nkhoma 258 GW Staples BISH
Riverine forest around small stream surrounded by miombo woodland.Isoka District; Ca. 91.6 km from Isoka-Nakonde Road turnoff to Muyombe. 0Zambia1033A3N1200

Common vine especially along the road in grassland. Fruits enclosed in elongate bracts.

82650Ipomoea papilio25 Feb 1996DK Harder
DK Harder 3503 GW Staples BISH
With limestone rocks and shallow soils. Lusaka District; Lusaka East; Kanyanja; Kafue Powerline Road; S ca. 5 km; then W ca. 2 km to area of old military camp houses. 0Zambia1528C2C1350

Widespread; among rocks; flowering in morning, fading before noon; scrambling along ground among grasses; calyx green; corolla bright pink-purple with lighter streaks; upper stems purple.

82655Ipomoea verbascoidea17 Feb 1995B Luwiika
B Luwiika 35 GW Staples B Luwiika BISH
Collecting from rock outcrop in Jirundu plains/swampSolwezi District; Jirundu National Forestry Reserve (Botanical Reserve). 95 km E of Solwezi/Mwinilunga Road, near the Kambizhi Primary School.0Zambia1125C4W1470

Creeping plant; stem light green; leaves rough on both sides, dark green adaxially, light green abaxially with white hairs; flowers light pink.

82656Ipomoea welwitschii01 Jan 1993MG Bingham
MG Bingham 8750 GW Staples BISH
Lusaka District; Lusaka SE 31 km, Nachitete River, Chileba Village.0Zambia1528D1C1220

82660Jacquemontia tamnifolia20 Feb 1997DK Harder
DK Harder 3829 GW Staples BISH
Collections along roadside in Mutemwa thicket on Kalahari Sand. Livingstone District; ca. 18.1 km W of intersection of Livingstone-Sesheke and Lusaka Road, ca. 3 km W of Simonga ca. 1.5 km E of Makunka. 0Zambia1725D3S930

Occasional, in sun, upright then twining on grasses, stem light purple-pink; calyx deep green; corolla bright blue, light white at base inside, anthers white.

82662Jacquemontia tamnifolia28 Feb 1997HH Schmidt
HH Schmidt 2382 GW Staples BISH
In sandy soils along beaches and shorelines. Sinazongwe District; Chete Island Game Park, on eastern edge of Lake Kariba. In much disturbed Combretum woodland, heavily grazed by elephants and game. 1990ZambiaS530

Vine; twining in vegetation. Calyx green with silver-white hairs. Corolla bright royal blue, anthers white. Occasional.

82663Jacquemontia tamnifolia05 Mar 1997HH Schmidt
HH Schmidt 2450 GW Staples BISH
In Miombo-Terminalia woodland and adjacent dambo areas. Disturbed by cattle grazing and charcoal production. Vertisol soils. Namwala District; Ila National Forest. 11.0 km west of Namwala along motorable dirt track. 0ZambiaS950

Vine; scrambling in vegetation. Stems red-brown. Leaves sandpapery rough. Calyx green with fuzzy white hairs. Corolla sky blue, anthers white. Common.

82664Jacquemontia tamnifolia14 Mar 1997NB Zimba
NB Zimba 1112 GW Staples BISH
Mopane woodland.Gwembe District; Siavonga area, Lukwechele PFA No. 184; 8.9 km along road 502 from road junction with Lusaka Siavonga road in mopane woodland. 0Zambia1628B3S510

Common, among grasses, to 2 m. Leaves green. Flowers blue. Bracts green. Calyx light green. Corolla blue. Anthers cream.

82902Merremia pinnata20 Mar 1996B Luwiika
B Luwiika 367 GW Staples B Luwiika BISH
Kalabo District; In the Lukona local forest; 3.3 km W from Lukona Basic School. 0Zambia1522B4B1140

Sprawling; stems light green with a brown tint at base; leaves light green; flowers light green bracts; anthers brown.

84071Turbina holubii29 Jan 1995DK Harder
DK Harder 2508 GW Staples BISH
Collections in degraded and grazed woodland with limestone outcrops. Lusaka District; Ca. 500 m N of Jellis Farm turn in, on access road from Leopard's Hill Road. 1450Zambia1528A4C1380

Occasional; shrub to 1.5 m tall; stems with purple tinge; young leaves and stems covered with silvery hair; calyx light green; corolla bright purple.

84072Turbina holubii19 Feb 1997NB Zimba
NB Zimba 872 GW Staples BISH
In undifferentiated mopane woodlandLivingstone District; Chief Mukuni. 2.2 km eastward along road to Songwe village, from road junction with Victoria Falls Road. 0Zambia1725D4S960

Shrub; common rocky fringes of woodland, to 1.7 m high. Stems and leaves bluish green. Leaves with white, wooly hairs. Corolla pink. Calyx light green.


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Mozambique: Records determined by Staples., retrieved 24 September 2023

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