Cleome hirta (Klotzsch) Oliv.

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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
81402028 Feb 1997HH Schmidt
HH Schmidt
In sandy soils along beaches and shorelines. Sinazongwe District; Chete Island Game Park, on eastern edge of Lake Kariba. In much disturbed Combretum woodland, heavily grazed by elephants and game. 1990Zambia SS550Herb; 1.0 m, erect. Plant glandular sticky. Leaves shiny. Flowers pale purple. Fruits green, immature. Occasional.0
81400020 Feb 1997DK Harder
DK Harder
Degraded Baikiaea forest.Livingstone District; ca. 34.8 km W of intersection of Lusaka Road and Livingstone-Sesheke Roads in Livingstone then ca. 1 km S on road to Mandia School, road through Katombora L.F. #30; in degraded Baikiaea forest. 0Zambia1725C4 SS840Widespread but only occasional; usually along roadside; to 1 m; aromatic, sticky; pedicel purple-red, calyx green at base, purple on lobes; petals white with purple-red line medially, filaments a lighter red-purple; ovary light green with longitudinal red-purple line.-17.78361125.3886115
81401029 Feb 1996B Luwiika
B Luwiika
B Luwiika
Kaoma District; Along the Kaoma/Kasempa road. 0Zambia BW1290Approx. 1.5 m tall; in abandoned field; stems light green; leaves light green; petals four (4), purple; pods light green.0
81398004 Jan 1995MG Bingham
MG Bingham
MG Bingham
Grasmere Farm, Lusaka W. 35 km. 0Zambia1527B4 CLk1150-15.35000027.9666675
81399026 May 1994DK Harder
DK Harder
MC Merello

Collections at turn out along roadside, in steep woodland and in valley bottoms with seasonal water.Isoka District; ca. 84 km E-SE of intersection of Mpika-Nakonde Highway (Great North Hwy.) on road to (RD72). Connecting to Muyombe (M14), in Fungwe National Forest, # 429. 0Zambia1033A3 NMc1050Weak-wooded shrub to 1.5 m; also seen in disturbed cultivated fields; calyx red-purple; corolla pink with purple stripe medially and longitudinally; filaments purple; anthers yellow; fruits light green with purple; stems purple.-10.37583333.1475005
81397008 May 1993MG Bingham
MG Bingham
MG Bingham
RuderalChalimbana; Lusaka E. 20 km. 1420Zambia1528A4 CLk12000
81396027 Apr 1993MG Bingham
MG Bingham
MG Bingham
Kaoma District; Lui River, Maindende village, Kaoma-Mongu 81 km. 0Zambia1524A3 BW1150Weed.-15.33333324.1333335

Total records found: 7

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: Cleome hirta., retrieved 8 December 2021

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