Tacca leontopetaloides (L.) Kuntze

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Records of this taxon from Zambia 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
69745121 May 2015N Wightman
MG Bingham
N Wightman
Cultivated at Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka from material collected at the old ZAF airport, Lilayi, Lusaka Grassland2Zambia1528C2 CLk1290The tubers are roundish to discoid in shape with no easily discernible growing point -15.53000028.3040005
74216224 Feb 2007N Wightman
N Wightman
Open Woodland Photographed at Chisomo Farms in Central Province Zambia 0Zambia 00
83855026 Feb 1997B Luwiika
B Luwiika
521
B Luwiika
B Luwiika
Between rocksSinazongwe District; Collecting near Siazwela village, Chief Sinazongwe, 4.1 km from Maamba/Sinazongwe Road, turning East at the Sinazeze Shopping Center. 0Zambia1727A2 SS640Herb, 1.20 m in between rocks, rare. Stems light green, semi solid; leaves dark green above, light underneath; fruits yellowish-green with a lot of seeds.-17.12333327.4355565
83854025 Jan 1995DK Harder
DK Harder
2498
Collection near YWAM Camp. Lusaka District; Yielding Tree Farm; ca. 12 km W of intersection of Lumumba and Mungwi Roads; on Mungwi Road and ca. 1 km N of access road. 0Zambia1528A3 CLk1200Rare; herb; from unrecovered corm; corm flesh white; lower petiole light purple and speckled; only remnant of inflorescence; seed brown, shrunken.-15.36555628.1616675
83856024 May 1994CN Nkhoma
CN Nkhoma
264
MC Merello
MO

Riverine forest around small stream surrounded by miombo woodland.Isoka District; Ca. 91.6 km from Isoka-Nakonde Road turnoff to Muyombe. 0Zambia1033A3 NMc120040 cm tall uncommon plant growing by roadside. Cream-colored fruits in 6 lobes.-10.35750033.1986115

Total records found: 5



Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-21

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2021). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Records of: Tacca leontopetaloides.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species-display.php?species_id=115350, retrieved 18 April 2021

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