Records determined by Frances Chase (née Crawford)

Determinations: 6

The following is a list of the records determined by Frances Chase (née Crawford) 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
94555Aeschynomene cristata var. cristata09 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 166 FM Chase (née Crawford) WIND
Caprivi: Nsundwa ?: S. of Schuckmannsburg:- marshy plain along river.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D20

Slender shrub, up to 2.5 m high. Stem slender, erect, unbranched, green, terete with dense indumentum (scabrid yellow hairs with red-brown podia). Leaves alternate, paripinnately decompound; stipules paired, broadly deltoid, apex acute, brown, membranous; petiole 1 cm long, characters as for stem; rachis as for petiole; lamina lanceolate, somewhat falcate, up to 12 x 1.5 cm; pinna ovate, 8 x 2 mm, apex apiculate, base oblique, margin entire, glabrous, subsessile, tend to fold closed along rhachis. Flowers large, showy, 35 mm in diameter, borne in axillary racemes; peduncle : 15 cm, characters as for petiole; pedicel 1-2 cm long. Petals golden yellow to orange. Sepals 5, green, broadly ovate, pubescent. Stamens and stigma not well exerted. Fruit: a pod, up to 100 x 6 mm, flattened, slightly falcate, apex apiculate, clearly constricted between seeds so as to appear segmented, glabrous.

67177Chamaecrista polytricha var. polytricha02 Nov 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
A Mapaura AM728 FM Chase (née Crawford) SRGH
On shallow soil collecting on top of a quartzite rock in quartzite grassland. Plateau above Tsungudzi river, Chimanimani mountains. 168

Low open shrub about 50 cm tall with many branches. Whole plant hairy. Light yellow flowers. Only one plant seen.

93203Cissampelos mucronata09 Apr 2014E Tjiteere
E Tjiteere 14/ch-21 FM Chase (née Crawford) WIND
Widely distributed on flat plain. Growing in well-drained sandy soil in full sun conditions.Caprivi, Mukwe District: Bwabwata National Park, Chetto village, south of the Trans Caprivi Highway.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D30

Annual creeper, 30 cm high. Stem slender, longitudinally grooved, covered in short hair. Leaves simple, smooth margin, dull green, bean-shaped, veins running from the base. Leaf apices round, base cordate.

93442Markhamia obtusifolia23 Jan 2005MM Hochobes
MM Hochobes 1202 FM Chase (née Crawford) WIND
Caprivi: Omega 3; along the road to Kongola.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1723C11013

0.5 m high; Shrub; Suffrutex; Notes: Suffrutex shrub, 0.5m high. Leaves: compound, leaflets opposite, sessile to sub-sessile, tomentose, obovate to elliptic. Inflorescence: a panicle. Flower: opposite, yellow, trumpet-shape.

94571Moringa oleifera06 Oct 2004PF Horn
PF Horn Number unknown FM Chase (née Crawford) WIND
Alien, upright tree - no thick foliage, in garden, probably garden plant. Not seen in wild.Caprivi: M.A.W.R.D, extension office yard at Itomba.2Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D20

Tree, 4 m high. Flowers white, 10-15mm, pea-shaped, sweet smelling, clustered, smooth. Stem, one, twisted, thick, growing upwards. Bark smooth, whitish. Fruit/seeds still green, 8mm diameter 20cm long. Long fluted (grooved) pod with sharp end, round, single, smooth. Sap: none.

95078Ochna arenaria01 Oct 1966KL Tinley
KL Tinley 1510/37 FM Chase (née Crawford) WIND
Caprivi: Western Caprivi Strip: On track between Bagani & N. boundary.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Shrub; Notes: Common shrub up to 3-4 feet in height. Calyx pink, corolla white. In Pterocarpus - Burkea - Guibortia tree savanna.


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Mozambique: Records determined by Frances Chase (née Crawford)., retrieved 4 April 2020

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