List of citations for Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.


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No Record date Recorder(s) Coll. Det. Conf. Herbaria Habitat Location Loc code(s) Outing code Planted code Country QDS Grid ref. FZ Div Zam bot prov Alt. (m) Notes Lat Long Loc Acc Code
83282 Jul 1996G Renehan
G Renehan
G Renehan
Chingola; Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage and Chimpanzee Sanctuary, ca. 57 km NW of Chingola along Kafue River. UTM Coordinates: 557812.985, 8633679.801. 1500Zambia1227B3 WCb0Tree of medium height, ca. 5 m, with spreading crown and curving branches. Bark grey, very rough with vertical fissures. Fruit red/brown pods with many green to brown seeds inside; unripe pod is fuzzy, dried pod is not fuzzy; size ranges from 15-23 cm. Leaves green leathery with notched apice and base, ca. 10 cm in diameter; loses leaves in July-Aug. People eat dried pod. Leaves cooked in pot with water and smoke/steam is inhaled to get rid of coughs or demons. Collected 28 July 1996.-12.33333327.5000004

Total records found: 1

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-18

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2018). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Records of: Piliostigma thonningii., retrieved 21 February 2018

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