Heteropogon contortus (L.) P. Beauv. ex Roem. & Schult.

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Records of this taxon from all countries are shown in the table below. Cases where the taxon is native, naturalised, possibly planted or definitely planted are all listed.

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Record number No of images Record date Recorder(s) Coll. Det. Conf. Herbaria Habitat Location Loc code(s) Outing code Planted code Country QDS Grid ref. FZ Div Admin prov Alt. (m) Notes Lat Long Loc Acc Code
114481021 Mar 2021MA Hyde
MA Hyde
Grassy open areaOn Common near Celebration Centre10Zimbabwe1731C3 C1529Massive field of this grass-17.78461031.0753847
101887001 May 2019MA Hyde
MA Hyde
Bare earth under treesSmall park opposite Gateway School, Harare10Zimbabwe1731C3 C1504-17.76885631.0270877
100779031 Mar 2019MA Hyde
A Hull
MA Hyde
Open woodland20, Hawkshead Drive, Harare10Zimbabwe1731C1 C1536-17.72402131.1182607
100336006 Mar 2019MA Hyde
MA Hyde
In open grassy areaCorner Hodson and College Roads, New Alexandra Park10Zimbabwe1731C3 C1529-17.78547531.0631317
99656028 Dec 2018MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
MA Hyde
Open sandy areaNear Cleveland Pistol Club10Zimbabwe1731C3 C1580-17.81918731.1665397
95958021 Apr 2018MA Hyde
K van Laeren
T Ndadziira
MA Hyde
Miombo woodland (Brachystegia boehmii and Julbernardia globiflora)Near the Mazowe and Umfurudzi Rivers confluence, near Hippo Pools68
54
0Zimbabwe1731B2 N756-17.08051131.8544067
96189010 Apr 2018BT Wursten
T Castigo
IAI Nuvunga
BT Wursten
In disturbed secondary fringe of shrubs alongside railway track Southern margin of Inhamitanga Forest near railway line, Coutada 12, Cheringoma 83
53
0Mozambique1835A2 MS227-18.23874035.3233806
95693007 Apr 2018MA Hyde
MA Hyde
WoodlandMazvikadei Dam carpark260Zimbabwe1730A2 N1170-17.21946330.3912927
95719107 Apr 2018MA Hyde
MA Hyde
Bare sandy soilsOn top of Mazvikadei Dam wall260Zimbabwe1730A2 N1163Tangled mass of heads-17.21879030.3938227
92338006 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Wooded grassland on kalahari sandC49 in Mudumu National Park, turn off to Lianshulu Lodge205
51
0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823A2 956-18.11357023.4010207
92249005 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Disturbed roadside vergeC8 about 82 km West of Katima Mulilo
51
0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1723D3 963-17.85523023.6407407
91655002 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Mixed woodlandZambezi Private School area, 3 km from Katima Mulilo
51
0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724A4 940-17.49679024.3171507
91127028 Jan 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Disturbed roadside verge on Kalahari sandB8 road through Bwabwata
51
0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821B1 1033-18.08832021.6978107
91151028 Jan 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Disturbed roadside verge on Kalahari sandB8 road through Bwabwata
51
0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1822A1 1016-18.05276022.0609307
91171028 Jan 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Disturbed roadside verge and woodland on kalahari sandB8 road through Bwabwata
51
0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1822A2 1007-18.02000022.2970406
91180028 Jan 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Disturbed roadside verge and woodland on kalahari sandB8 road through Bwabwata
51
0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722C4 999-17.97244022.4970806
91184028 Jan 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Disturbed roadside verge and woodland on kalahari sandB8 road through Bwabwata, near Chetto
51
0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D3 994-17.95422022.5730707
91191028 Jan 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Disturbed roadside verge and woodland on kalahari sandB8 road through Bwabwata
51
0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D4 991-17.88851022.8587706
84509015 Apr 2017BT Wursten
T Castigo
IAI Nuvunga
BT Wursten
Mixed open,somewhat disturbed woodland Camp near Khodzue Gorge, Cheringoma 202
49
0Mozambique1834D2 MS235-18.56547034.8747407
84281012 Apr 2017BT Wursten
IAI Nuvunga
BT Wursten
Roadside woodland near river Boundary stream, Swanepoel Timber Concession, Cheringoma 198
49
0Mozambique1835C1 MS134-18.67510035.1318807
84869128 Apr 2015BT Wursten
T Castigo
BT Wursten
Mixed Miombo woodland.Bunga Camp, base of Mt Bunga, northwestern Gorongosa National Park.14
36
0Mozambique1834C2 MS81-18.59955434.3373357
96744021 Apr 2015BT Wursten
BT Wursten
Disturbed roadside woodland Road from EN1 to Vunduzi East of Mt Gorongosa 0Mozambique1834A4 MS136-18.36487034.3884006
60472206 Apr 2014TJ van der Merwe
BT Wursten
Farm Bokplaas, Inhassoro, on the Temane gasfield0Mozambique2134D4 GI44-21.83250034.9869447
57405016 Feb 2014MA Hyde
Open woodlandCanonkopje Crane and Game Sanctuary0Zimbabwe1730B1 N1270-17.19723030.6083007
90770031 Jan 2014BT Wursten
P Ballings
C Sharp
BT Wursten
P Ballings
PB2150
MSM Sosef
BR

Next to road in woodland on Kalahari sandChesa Forest Reserve, Umguza District.1960Zimbabwe1928C4 W1245-19.99106028.2586707
54374025 Jan 2014MA Hyde
MA Hyde
At drier margin of vleiMonavale Vlei1,770Zimbabwe1731C3 C1460-17.80780031.0111807
66221020 Apr 2013BT Wursten
A Short
LP Oliveira
BT Wursten
BW466
M Stalmans
BR

TCT-Catapú

EOWBL

Open woodland Plateau above Nhagutua Gorge, Gorongosa National Park, Cheringoma 14
38
0Mozambique1834D2 MS217-18.64408034.8142407
49940023 Mar 2013MA Hyde
M Coates Palgrave
Miombo woodlandRoad to quarry, near Mavhuradonha Wilderness Eco-Lodge153
20
0Zimbabwe1631A3 N1110-16.45724031.0441907
49783021 Mar 2013MA Hyde
M Coates Palgrave
Edge of woodlandMavhuradonha Wilderness Eco-Lodge153
20
0Zimbabwe1631A3 N1090-16.46576031.0532407
80560031 Jan 2012AM Isaiah
T Komi
AM Isaiah
T Komi
s.n.
GAB

Botswana National Botanic Garden, Gaberone0Botswana2425D2 SE985Cited in Grasses in the Botswana National Botanic Garden, Isaiah, A.M. & Komi, T. (2015).-24.66726025.9449705
38748010 Jan 2012MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Roadside woodlandNear dam, Lake Kyle Recreational Park75
13
0Zimbabwe2031A3 S1070-20.25991031.0193607
38401008 Jan 2012MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
In grasslandAmongst piles of stone and walls, near Great Enclosure, Great Zimbabwe62
13
0Zimbabwe2030B4 S1120-20.27212030.9334107
38149007 Jan 2012MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Disturbed roadsideBy the lodges, Lake Kyle Recreational Park75
13
0Zimbabwe2031A1 S1090-20.21873031.0086807
27507013 Jan 2010MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Rocky woodlandKhami Ruins69,81
6
0Zimbabwe2028A2 W1300-20.14313028.4230500
27298011 Jan 2010MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
WoodlandRoad from Robins Camp to the Matetsi Safari Area gate, Hwange NP5
6
0Zimbabwe1825D2 W990-18.60772025.9445000
27346011 Jan 2010MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Open woodland with scattered shrubs and small treesBy road from Hwange NP to main Vic Falls / Bulawayo Rd, Matetsi Safari Area
6
0Zimbabwe1825B4 W1060-18.47607025.9042000
27223009 Jan 2010MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Disturbed groundRobins Camp, Hwange NP5
6
0Zimbabwe1825D2 W970-18.62939025.9858200
26859007 Jan 2010MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Sandy roadside vergeBy road from Main Camp to Sinamatella, Hwange NP5
6
0Zimbabwe1826D3 W1070-18.83289026.7287500
26896007 Jan 2010MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Open grassy area with some shrubsBy road from Main Camp to Sinamatella, Hwange NP5
6
0Zimbabwe1826C4 W1040-18.83251026.3594500
26947007 Jan 2010MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Roadside woodlandBy road from Main Camp to Sinamatella, Hwange NP5
6
0Zimbabwe1826C2 W990-18.73579026.2782500
26630005 Jan 2010MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Woodland on Kalahari sand Hwange NP, on loop from Main Camp through Dopi Pan5
6
0Zimbabwe1826D4 W1050-18.82491026.9307300
26571004 Jan 2010MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Disturbed ground near lodges in Acacia erioloba woodlandHwange NP, Main Camp5
6
0Zimbabwe1826D2 W1080-18.73023026.9502500
24529025 May 2009MA Hyde
Open grassy areaSandringham Drive, on corner opposite Shannon Drive 10Zimbabwe1731C3 C1520-17.79460031.0569000
29055018 Jan 2009MA Hyde
Open miombo woodlandChriston Bank near entrance to carpark70Zimbabwe1731C1 C1350-17.58977031.0098100
20742020 Apr 2008MA Hyde
Sandy miombo woodlandKutsaga, nr small recreational hut170Zimbabwe1731C3 UR010175C14700
20615031 Dec 2007MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
P Ballings
PB1338
MA Hyde
P Ballings
MSM Sosef
BR

Colonists on dam wallOn (sloping) wall of upper dam, Hillside Dams, Bulawayo22,81
4
0Zimbabwe2028B1 PH694659W1400-20.19993028.6209706
20377028 Dec 2007MA Hyde
BT Wursten
In damp areas close to small streamBy rd from Tuli to Hwali River bridge9
4
0Zimbabwe2129C3 QF293771S5900
53738128 Dec 2007MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
P Ballings
PB1333
P Ballings
MSM Sosef
BR

On a streambank in dry wooded grasslandAlong road to Tuli9
4
0Zimbabwe2129C3 QF293761S6306
20031323 Dec 2007MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
P Ballings
PB1301
MA Hyde
P Ballings
MSM Sosef
BR

In woodlandMaleme Dam, nr main rd, Matobo National Park19,170
4
0Zimbabwe2028D1 PH572272W1290-20.55055028.5076307
16171028 Apr 2007MA Hyde
RoadsideBy main Harare - Mutare rd by Ruwa Scout Park340Zimbabwe1731C3 UR115223C15300
15083005 Jan 2007MA Hyde
Dry grassland with small shrubs and suffruticesBy railway line just off the Harare to Mutare Rd, nr Bromley0Zimbabwe1831A2 UQ292968C16000
6848014 Aug 2006MA Hyde
On rocks by riverMarowe River, John Galt Village, Nyanga0Zimbabwe1832B3 VQ511722E15600
6316017 Jun 2006MA Hyde
Roadside verge139, Gold Dust Township, Mazvikadei260Zimbabwe1730A2 TR235918N11700
5965029 Apr 2006MA Hyde
Weedy roadsideOld Mazowe Rd0Zimbabwe1730D2 TR820409C14800
5941008 Jan 2006MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Miombo woodlandBy Fern Valley Dam0Zimbabwe1932B1 VP625954E10800
729017 Apr 2005MA Hyde
Open woodlandMaringambizi, Mtoroshanga0Zimbabwe1730B1 TR420928N12700
2942001 Feb 2005MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Open woodlandRimiti West, by rd from Mutare to Birchenough Bridge0Zimbabwe1932B3 VP522479E7600
95451024 Jan 2005S Bartsch
MM Hochobes
S Kruger
ES Klaassen
D Lutombi
ES Klaassen
1439
ES Klaassen
WIND

Okavango, Rundu District: Road from Omega III to Divundu.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1822A2 1021990 cm high; grass; Notes: Tufted, yellow-green, 90 cm high grass. Dried leaves red tinged. Inflorescence terminal. Spikelet awns twisted. Occasional, in full sun, in gravel along roadside.-18.00778022.4219402
93437023 Jan 2005S Bartsch
MM Hochobes
S Kruger
ES Klaassen
D Lutombi
ES Klaassen
1419
ES Klaassen
WIND

Okavango, Rundu District: Road from Kongola Airstrip, in a westerly direction.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1723C1 1010grass; Notes: Tufted grass. Leaves folded in the middle. Ligule a fringe of hairs. Inflorescence a terminal spike. Spikelet awns black, twisted. Occasional.-17.74750023.1319405
93355021 Jan 2005S Bartsch
MM Hochobes
S Kruger
ES Klaassen
D Lutombi
ES Klaassen
1373
ES Klaassen
WIND

Okavango, Rundu District: Omega III, in omuramba.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D4 9971 m high; grass; Notes: Tufted, 1 m high, rhizomatous grass. Leaves folded in middle, ligule a fringe of hairs. Inflorescence a terminal spike. Spikelet awns brown, twisted. Common.-17.84639022.9063905
95398020 Jan 2005S Bartsch
MM Hochobes
S Kruger
ES Klaassen
D Lutombi
ES Klaassen
1334
ES Klaassen
WIND

Okavango, Rundu District: Bagani to Kongola.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1822A1 104580 cm high; grass; Notes: Tufted, 80 cm high grass. Leaves linear, blue-green. Ligule a fringe of hairs. Inflorescence a spike. Awns dark brown to black, twisted. Occasional, in gravel, in full sun along roadverge.-18.04278022.0030602
2723004 Dec 2004MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Short scrubby vegetationCleveland Dam1,30Zimbabwe1731C3 UR039270C15500
29243005 Dec 2002MA Hyde
By path in woodland on rocky hill slopeGreat Zimbabwe, descending from Acropolis by modern path620Zimbabwe2030B4 S00
18820028 Apr 2001MA Hyde
Miombo woodlandNear summit of southern kopje, Meyrick Park, Harare10Zimbabwe1731C3 TR883306C15200
1132210 2001Maputo Elephant Reserve2260Mozambique2632B4 (QDS approximate)M0Listed in SABONET News 7(1), 2001 23-29 Provisional Plant Checklist of the Maputo Elephant Reserve.2
14775030 Jan 2000MA Hyde
M Silva-Jones
A MacNaughtan
Old landsMapor Estate, Odzi130Zimbabwe1932A2 VP383915E10200
26063009 Nov 1996MA Hyde
M Silva-Jones
A MacNaughtan
T Ball
Roadside vergeEmpress Mine, Zhombe CL. Kwekwe District0Zimbabwe1829A4 QK575578C10300
23724009 Aug 1991MA Hyde
In gorgeUmvumvumvu Gorge470Zimbabwe1932D1 VP617406E8500
17279023 Feb 1991MA Hyde
Game Area, Mukuvisi Woodland1,20Zimbabwe1731C3 TR981266C00
17278011 Oct 1986MA Hyde
RoadsideKambanji Drive, Glen Lorne10Zimbabwe1731C1 UR025365C00
17277021 Jun 1986MA Hyde
In woodlandGolden Quarry Rd10Zimbabwe1730D4 TR864284C00
17276010 May 1986MA Hyde
Grassy roadsideBlatherwick Road / Ford Rd10Zimbabwe1731C3 TR975254C00
17275003 May 1986MA Hyde
Grassy roadsideWillowvale Rd10Zimbabwe1731C3 TR891228C00
17274022 Mar 1986MA Hyde
Top of dam wall, Cleveland Dam1,30Zimbabwe1731C3 UR034265C00
17273001 Mar 1986MA Hyde
Dry roadsideKamfinsa Shopping Centre, Arcturus Rd10Zimbabwe1731C3 UR013306C00
17272028 Dec 1985MA Hyde
Cnr Norman Close / Selous Rd, Highlands10Zimbabwe1731C3 C00
17271007 Dec 1985MA Hyde
By hangar. Warren Hills Gliding Club10Zimbabwe1730D4 TR845293C00
17270005 Dec 1985MA Hyde
Cnr Falmouth Rd/ Churchill Avenue10Zimbabwe1731C3 TR941322C00
17267010 Nov 1985MA Hyde
RoadsideCleveland Avenue, Milton Park10Zimbabwe1731C3 TR914290C00
93771014 Feb 1985JA Potgieter
JA Potgieter
55
MAN Müller
WIND

Caprivi: Mahangu Game Park.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1723C4 0Graminoid; Notes: Grass. Sandy loam.-17.87500023.3750005
17269005 Feb 1984MA Hyde
Opposite Lanner Avenue1,80Zimbabwe1731C3 TR953345C00
17268021 Jan 1984MA Hyde
Cnr Glenara Avenue / Hillside10Zimbabwe1731C3 TR975274C00
95196016 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess
11433
JWH Giess
WIND

Caprivi: At Dikundu (19.2 km south of Andara) on harvested mahangu field.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A2 0Graminoid; Notes: Heavy grey-black clay soil.-18.12500021.3750002
94417030 Dec 1958DJB Killick
OA Leistner
DJB Killick
OA Leistner
3196
WIND

Frequent - common in tall grassland.Caprivi: ca 45 miles from Katima on road to Singalamwe (Finaughty's).0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C4 914Erect culms, 1 feet 6 inches - 2 feet.-17.87500024.3750004
295520 Feb 1958OB Miller
OB Miller
5100
SRGH

WoodlandFarm Besna Kobila570Zimbabwe2028B3 W1460 [See note 16]0

Total records found: 85



Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-22

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2022). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Records of: Heteropogon contortus.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species-display.php?species_id=109080, retrieved 17 January 2022

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