Records determined by Peter Bruyns

Determinations: 6

The following is a list of the records determined by Peter Bruyns 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
93965Ceropegia stenantha01 Mar 2003CJH Hines
CJH Hines 1136 PV Bruyns WIND
Caprivi: 10 km south-east of Katima Mulilo on road to Mafuta, about 500 m from main Katima - Ngoma road.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C2922

Creeper; Notes: Small herbaceous creeper found on side of termite mound. Thick milky latex.Flowers dull whitish cream with basal 'chamber' washed pink in mature flowers. Many of the younger flowers have a greener colour. Common. Area of mixed mopane and Burkea woodlands with large termitaria.

94382Ceropegia stenantha24 Feb 1989GL Maggs
GL Maggs 739 PV Bruyns WIND
Caprivi: On banks of Lake Liambezi - mopane woodland.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C40

Herb; Notes: Turning annual herb. Tubers clustered, fleshy, elongate, smooth. Stem: slender, twining, yellow-green, glabrous. Leaves: lanceolate - narrowly ovate, thinly textured, yellow-green, glabrous, 80 x 8 mm, sparse. Flowers clustered, 3 cm long. Petals abaxially yellow. Sepals maroon-dotted.

94399Duvalia polita var. polita27 Mar 1981PV Bruyns
PV Bruyns 2333 PV Bruyns WIND
Caprivi: Katima Mulilo. Zilitenfe north of lake Liambezi.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C40

Notes: Growing in short grass among various species of Acacia, Cpoaifera mopane and Commiphora just outside Zilitenfe settlement.

94649Fockea multiflora16 Mar 2002PF Horn
PF Horn 193A PV Bruyns WIND
Caprivi: Silumbi Village (Just North of Lake Liambezi).0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D30

Climber; Notes: Climber. Much white milky latex. Thick stem.

94038Strophanthus kombe05 Oct 2001CJH Hines
CJH Hines 1118 PV Bruyns WIND
Caprivi: On small track between Katima Mulilo and Kwena village.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C2960

Shrub; 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.

94765Strophanthus kombe05 Nov 2001BA Curtis
BA Curtis 1335 PV Bruyns WIND
Caprivi: Salambala Conservancy.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D40

60 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.


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: Records determined by Peter Bruyns., retrieved 3 March 2024

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