Records made by Darrel Plowes

Records: 93

The following is a list of the records made by Darrel Plowes 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
6112Abutilon angulatum var. angulatum DCH Plowes
Nyanyadzi, Save Valley0ZimbabweE

53231Actiniopteris dimorpha subsp. dimorpha07 Sep 1952DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 1472 EACLE Schelpe SRGH
Growing under a rock on side of granite kopjeKora Kora stream, near Absent Farm, Matopos Reserve0Zimbabwe2028D2W0

26539Aerangis appendiculata DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 8016 0Not known

15648Aerangis verdickii var. verdickii03 Apr 1971DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 3459 Christon Bank70Zimbabwe1731C1 C

Epiphyte. Flowers white, with slightly twisted spurs greenish-cream in colour. Leaves rectangular, notched at the apex.

25641Aframomum angustifolium27 Oct 1969DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 3420 In kloof forest on sandstoneOn the Mutsangadzi River, Ngorima TTL, Melsetter.0ZimbabweE1220

Plants growing c. 8 feet tall. Flowers reddish-orange, waxy, in spikes up to 9 inches tall. Rainfall 70 inches per annum.

6281Agelanthus lugardii DCH Plowes
Sebele, 10km North of Gaberone, Botswana0Botswana2425D2SE1000

6282Agelanthus pungu15 Mar 1968DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 2891 6 km W of Mutare0Zimbabwe1832D3E0

Parasite on Julbernardia globiflora. Flowers orange, fading to greenish at the base and tipped with red. Leaves bluish grey-green.

6283Agelanthus pungu DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 1126 South of Gweru0Zimbabwe1929D2C0

6284Agelanthus subulatus DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 8057 South of Ngundu Halt, 100 km South of Masvingo0ZimbabweS

On Pterocarpus angolensis.

35594Aloe inyangensis var. kimberleyana DCH Plowes
Castle Beacon, Vumba50,63,1560Zimbabwe1932B1 E1850

35595Aloe inyangensis var. kimberleyana DCH Plowes
Mtarazi Falls, Nyanga0Zimbabwe1832B4 E1830

35590Aloe plowesii DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 2273 SRGH
Chimanimani Mts.330Zimbabwe1933C3 E0

35591Aloe wildii DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 2128 SRGH
Chimanimani Mts330Zimbabwe1933C3 E0

22310Angraecum conchiferum DCH Plowes
Below the hut, Chimanimani Mts.330Zimbabwe E

15670Anisopappus kirkii12 Aug 1973DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 4465 On lower slopes of Chimanimani Mts0Zimbabwe1932D4E1200

A large bushy erect herb up to 2 m tall. Leaves triangular, twice as long as broad, very slightly pubescent. Inflorescence a corymb, with showy golden yellow flowers 2 cm in diameter.

6262Argyrolobium tomentosum06 Apr 1970DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 3428 In rank grassland on doleriteLemon Kop, Chimanimani0Zimbabwe1932D4E0

Bushes 1-1.5 m tall, with clusters of showy yellow flowers.Calyx and buds maroon. Upper surface of leaves with fine silky hairs.

25485Barleria albostellata14 Mar 1971DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 3456 SRGH
Among granite boulders under Brachystegia glaucescensEastern Matobo Hills0Zimbabwe2028D1W0

Perennial bushes 1.5 m tall. Flowers white. Leaves velvety greyish-green.

34733Barleria gueinzii DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 2095 Mountain Inn, Zoutpansberg, Mpumalanga, South Africa0South Africa0

15657Barleria hirta DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 2225 Nyahodi River, Chimanimani.0ZimbabweE

40612Barleria senensis28 Mar 1973DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 4440 SRGH
Dry stony soilMutema (Mtema) CL, Save valley near Birchenough Bridge0Zimbabwe2032A2E450

Bushy perennial herb, flowers apricot yellow in terminal spikes, the bracts subtending bristles at the base of each flower. Leaves with pairs of stipellar spines at base.

15653Barleria spinulosa subsp. kirkii19 Apr 1965DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 2690 On coarse granite sandveld.Near Mt Rudd, Save Valley0Zimbabwe2032A2E490

With Acacia tortilis and baobabs. Bushy herbs, c. 18 inches tall. Flowers pale blue, 1 inch diameter and tube 1 inch long. Calyx ... [illegible].

6084Berlinianche aethiopica DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 8601 Christmas Pass, Mutare0Zimbabwe1832D3E0

48692Berlinianche aethiopica24 Feb 2012DCH Plowes
S Bellot
S Bellot 19 DCH Plowes S Bellot Open woodland with J. globiflora and B. spiciformis as main species. Mutare, Christmas Pass area, by path towards lodge on south side of A30Zimbabwe1832D3E1238

Endoparasite on Brachystegia spiciformis

48695Berlinianche aethiopica23 Feb 2012DCH Plowes
S Bellot
S Bellot 20 DCH Plowes S Bellot Open woodland with J. globiflora and B. spiciformis as main species. Mutare, Christmas Pass, behind handcraft stand by A30Zimbabwe1832D3E1316

Endoparasite on Brachystegia spiciformis

48696Berlinianche aethiopica25 Feb 2012DCH Plowes
S Bellot
S Bellot 23 DCH Plowes S Bellot Open miombo woodlandMutare, Vumba Road0Zimbabwe1932B1E1007

Endoparasite on Brachystegia spiciformis

48697Berlinianche aethiopica25 Feb 2012DCH Plowes
S Bellot
S Bellot 25 DCH Plowes S Bellot Open miombo woodlandMutare, Vumba Road0Zimbabwe1932B1E1307

Endoparasite on Brachystegia spiciformis

48693Brachystegia spiciformis23 Feb 2012DCH Plowes
S Bellot
S Bellot 17 Open woodland with J. globiflora and B. spiciformis as main species. Mutare, Christmas Pass area, by path towards lodge on south side of A30Zimbabwe1832D3E1238

Tree infected with Berlinianche aethiopica

73918Brillantaisia cicatricosa14 Aug 1962DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 2261 SRGH
In opening in kloof forestNgorima Reserve, Melsetter (Chimanimani) District.0Zimbabwe2032B2E1220

Plants with conspicuous inflorescences about 9" long of long violet coloured flowers; lower lip more purplish in shade except for the inward bulge in the throat which is rusty straw colour. Stems square; leaves opposite, cordate-acuminate, 9" long on 3" petioles. Plants bushy herbs.

7668Calanthe sylvatica DCH Plowes

6447Camellia sinensis DCH Plowes

12456Carphalea pubescens20 Dec 1965DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 2746 SRGH
In a sheltered watercourseAt Kariba Dam, Kariba0ZimbabweN460

52645Christella gueinziana23 May 1954DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 1737 SRGH
A pretty shade loving fern about 18" tall on banks of Tombetyane streamNear absent farm, Eastern Matopos0Zimbabwe2028D2W0

7173Cladostemon kirkii16 Oct 1963DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 2353 SRGH
On a sandstone kopjeDott's Drift, Chisumbanje, Save Valley0ZimbabweE400

14121Coffea racemosa02 Oct 1966DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 2809 SRGH
In dry granite sand near contact with doleriteMpudzi River Bridge, c. 25 miles South of Mutare 0Zimbabwe1932A4E730

Shrubs 3-8 ft. tall; leafless when flowering; bushes ablaze with white (sometimes pink) flowers

32589Coleus caudatus Sep 1966DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 2801 Chimanimani Mts330Zimbabwe E

6263Cordyla africana28 Sep 1965DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 2710 Occasional on banks of the Save RiverNear Chibuwe Irrigation Scheme, Save Valley0Zimbabwe0

Very large shady trees. Masses of golden yellow flowers. Fruit like small mango in appearance, edible. Local name: Mutondo.

25111Crassula setulosa var. setulosa17 May 1972DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 4417 On sheltered vertical banks of damp soil15 km south of Cashel, growing with C. swaziensis.0Zimbabwe1932D4E1600

Plants form low cushions 10 cm diameter. Flower stems 5-8 cm long. Flowers white. Leaves [alternately?] opposite in a series of 4, dull green.

7100Crinum paludosum19 Dec 1971DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 3493 In shallow water on black clay soil.5 km SW of Norton0Zimbabwe1730D3 C1375

A showy species. Flowers white with faint pink stripe on back of each perianth lobe and turning pink with age. Anthers dark. Style and stigma purple for terminal half of length. Leaves only lightly undulate; margins minutely toothed, 30-50 cm long, 3-5 cm wide.

7101Crinum paludosum29 Dec 1964DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 2544 In shallow rain water pans in flat mopane veldChibuwe Irrigation Scheme, Save Valley0Zimbabwe2032A4 E460

Plants 18 inches tall. Flowers white, trumpet-shaped, with faint pink stripe on back of each corolla lobe. Anthers yellow. Apical half of style purple. [illegible]. Leaf margins straight.

6245Crotalaria collina07 Mar 1966DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 2766 SRGH
Nyawari, Nyanga0ZimbabweE

15601Cyrtanthus rhodesianus DCH Plowes
Forest Reserve, Mutare0Zimbabwe E

15602Cyrtanthus rhodesianus DCH Plowes
Mtarazi Falls, Nyanga0Zimbabwe1832B4 E1700

27775Disa baurii03 Oct 1999DCH Plowes
On doleriteWorld's View, Nyanga0Zimbabwe1832B2 E2300

27810Disa ornithantha20 Feb 1965DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 2683 On wet granite slab.Near Trout Hatchery, Nyanga NP54,1550Zimbabwe1832B4 E1830

Plants 10 inches tall, flowers 1 inch diameter. Lateral sepals and extension of dorsal sepal red, interior of latter yellow spotted with red. Lip also yellow and red.

27812Disa woodii DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 2204 Richard's Bay, Natal, South Africa0South Africa

14206Encephalartos manikensis DCH Plowes
Mandea Range, Pungwe Valley0Zimbabwe E

15414Englerina oedostemon DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 8603 Parasitic on Pittosporum viridiflorumChristmas Pass, Mutare0Zimbabwe1832D3 E

14524Erianthemum dregei DCH Plowes
Chimanimani Mts0Zimbabwe1932D4E0

On Julbernardia globiflora

14525Erianthemum ngamicum DCH Plowes
Airport, Gaberone, Botswana0Botswana

14527Erianthemum virescens DCH Plowes
In mopane woodland, on Dichrostachys cinerea.Base of Njelele Pass, 25km East of Gokwe.0Zimbabwe1829A3N1225

15498Erythrina livingstoniana DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 2072 Chibunje, Musikavanhu CL, Save Valley0Zimbabwe2032C2E400

21277Euphorbia confinalis subsp. confinalis DCH Plowes
Nyanyadzi, Save Valley.0ZimbabweE

14519Eureiandra fasciculata17 Nov 1966DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 2831 Trailing over grass and bushesOn basalt, Hippo Mine, Save Valley0Zimbabwe2132A20

Flowers 2 inches, cream coloured with conspicuous yellow anthers at bottom of slight cup; petals spreading. Leaves palmately lobed; lobes linear with occasional linear projections.

15612Gardenia imperialis subsp. imperialis08 Feb 1966DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 2753 SRGH
In swampPungwe valley, Nyanga District0Zimbabwe1832B4E700

15611Gardenia ternifolia subsp. jovis-tonantis var. goetzei DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 2364 Mutare0ZimbabweE

30258Gladiolus juncifolius DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 3445 Chimanimani NP330Zimbabwe E

30480Graderia scabra17 Oct 1960DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 2127 Stapleford, Mutare District0Zimbabwe1832D2E0

30481Graderia scabra DCH Plowes

30260Harveya randii DCH Plowes
World's View, Troutbeck0Zimbabwe1832B2E2200

7151Hibiscus rhodanthus DCH Plowes
Vati, N of Karoi0ZimbabweN

14135Holarrhena pubescens07 Dec 1970DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 3448 SRGH
Mixed woodland on granite sandBikita District0Zimbabwe2031B2S0

14136Holarrhena pubescens06 Dec 1964DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 2507 SRGH
In Julbernardia-Terminalia-Bauhinia woodland, granite sand35 kms South of Mutare0Zimbabwe1932B3E910

18197Impatiens wallerana18 Nov 1965DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 2729 SRGH
On the banks of the Rusitu RiverRusitu Valley, Ngorima CL0ZimbabweE460

21348Ipomoea coscinosperma17 Mar 1953DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 1561 SRGH
Freshly ploughed black vlei soil in mopane veld.Pasture Research Station, Nyamandhlovu0ZimbabweW0

An abundant prostrate creeping weed. Forms mat 2-3 yards across. Flowers white.

48694Julbernardia globiflora23 Feb 2012DCH Plowes
S Bellot
Open woodland with J. globiflora and B. spiciformis as main species. Mutare, Christmas Pass area, by path towards lodge on south side of A30Zimbabwe1832D3E1238

41201Kleinia fulgens DCH Plowes
Echo Cave, Mpumalanga, South Africa.0South Africa0

73897Kleinia fulgens Mar 1961DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 2166 AR Torre SRGH
On dolerite outcrop in granite Brachystegia veld.15 miles SW of Umtali (Mutare)0Zimbabwe1932A2E1067

Succulent leaved herbs with conspicuous orange flowers, c. 18" tall. Leaf margins irregularly toothed.

6522Kniphofia splendida DCH Plowes
Chimanimani Mts0ZimbabweE

34938Leonotis ocymifolia var. raineriana Mar 1972DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 4412 SRGH
On granite soilsErin Forest Reserve, Nyanga0Zimbabwe1832B3E0

35713Littonia modesta DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 2422 Umtata, Transkei, Cape0South Africa 0

37092Lygodium kerstenii30 Aug 1958DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 2043 SRGH
In riverine and high forest; climbing bushes and trees, common Inyanga, Pungwe Valley0Zimbabwe1832B4E0

7017Markhamia zanzibarica DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 2735 Chipangayi River, Save Valley0Zimbabwe

42297Marsilea farinosa subsp. farinosa Oct 1955DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 1878 GOE Launert SRGH
Aquatic growing in damp bed of a small pan on black basaltic sand, pan holds water in summer only. "Pasture?" Research station, Nyamandhlovu district0ZimbabweW0

30476Orbea umbracula16 Apr 2006DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 6322 Dzobo. S Mutare0Zimbabwe E

30477Orbea umbracula DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 3824 On granite sand with Julbernardia30 km S of Odzi, in Marange.0Zimbabwe1932A4 E0

30478Orbea umbracula DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 4245 3km S of Gomira Dip Musikavanhu T.T.L Sabi valley0Zimbabwe

30479Orbea umbracula DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 2083 Open Julbernardia woodland on granite sand.30 km South of Mutare, Zimbabwe. 0Zimbabwe1932B3 E0

27639Osmunda regalis23 May 1954DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 1739 SRGH
Shady site at water edgeMatopos east, Tambetyane stream near absent farm0Zimbabwe2028B4PH83-33-W0

27650Osmunda regalis01 Sep 1958DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 2046 SRGH
Along river, roots in waterInyanga, Pungwe river0Zimbabwe1832B4E730

30266Platycoryne mediocris DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes sn 0Not known

30517Polystachya valentina DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 3443 Chimanimani Mts0Zimbabwe E0

53334Pteris friesii23 May 1954DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 1735 SRGH
In association with other ferns on semi-shaded bed & bank of Tombetyane stream; only one seen growing in enriched granite sand.Near absent Farm, Eastern Matopos0Zimbabwe2028D2W0

Fern standing about 3 ft high

5636Raphia farinifera DCH Plowes
Burma Valley630Zimbabwe1932B2E

30263Satyrium macrophyllum18 Mar 1972DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 4411 In damp soil on roadside, on granite/ dolerite contact.Erin Forest Reserve, Inyanga0Zimbabwe1832B3 E1800

A magnificent species with deep pink flowers and reddish-green bracts about 50-60 cm tall.

6441Scadoxus puniceus DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 2210 Ingwaruma, Lemombo Mts0South Africa 0

6278Siphonochilus aethiopicus25 Nov 1962DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 2282 SRGH
In Brachystegia / Uapaca woodland on granite soilBase of the Burma Valley Pass630Zimbabwe1932B2E840

6279Siphonochilus kirkii17 Dec 1971DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 3485 SRGH
Under bushes on sandstoneHwange0ZimbabweW

35760Sphedamnocarpus pruriens var. pruriens09 Apr 1963DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 2334 SRGH
Pasture Research Centre, Melsetter (Chimanimani)0Zimbabwe1932D4E1370

35503Striga gesnerioides30 Apr 1969DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 3203 SRGH
Wiltshire Estate, between Enkeldoorn (Chivhu) and Buhera, Charter District0Zimbabwe1831C1C0

Cited in Flora Zambesiaca Vol. 8 part 2:131 (1990)

6985Strophanthus petersianus16 Oct 1963DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 2352 SRGH
Base of sanstone kope in Julbernardia woodlandDott's Drift, Chisumbanje, Lower Save Valley0ZimbabweE400

52490Thelypteris confluens23 May 1954DCH Plowes
DCH Plowes 1736 SRGH
Growing among grass etc. on banks of Tom-betyane stream.Near absent farm, Eastern Matopos0Zimbabwe2028D2W0

Common small fern about 18-24" tall

14122Vanwykia remota DCH Plowes
Ruti Dam, Buhera0Zimbabwe1931D1S990

7486Viscum menyharthii DCH Plowes

Growing in Ficus.


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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Mozambique: Records made by Darrel Plowes., retrieved 20 September 2020

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