Habenaria schimperiana A. Rich.

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Zambia records: View all records (15)

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
101740309 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman
Wet dambo in peaty soil Kapuba area, Solwezi Distr., North-Western Province 0Zambia1226C1 WNw1268Tubers of this species are used in the preparation of a local Zambian dish called Chikanda with wild populations threatened by overharvesting. 6
106299009 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
NcW106
N Wightman
B Bytebier
K

NDO

NU

Moist to very wet lower area of open seepage dambo grassland growing in black muck to peaty soils Medium-sized seepage dambo c. 60 km SW of Solwezi
58
0Zambia1226C1 WNw12676
106158027 Jan 2017N Wightman
RE Bone
K Yokoya
N Wightman
RE Bone
K Yokoya
RB435
B Bytebier
K

Wet dambo, flooded, grasses, sedges, Xyris, Polygala, small flowered Nymphaea species in ephemeral pools. Few Chikanda orchid species seen- mostly small green flowered Habenaria species. Passers-by on bicycles (with umbrellas in the rain) shouting "C Dambo to side of unpaved road to Shiwa Ngandu. 20 m to right of road (when facing Shiwa House direction) 117
58
0Zambia1131A2 NMc14696
82445017 Feb 1995B Luwiika
B Luwiika
76
PJ Cribb
B Luwiika
K

Collecting from rock outcrop in Jirundu plains/swampSolwezi District; Jirundu National Forestry Reserve (Botanical Reserve). 95 km E of Solwezi/Mwinilunga Road, near the Kambizhi Primary School.0Zambia1125C4 WNw1470Terrestrial; in flat plains; ca. 25 cm tall; stems soft light green; leaves light green, sheathed at base; flowers white.5

Total records found: 4



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: Habenaria schimperiana.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species-display.php?species_id=117020, retrieved 21 January 2022

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