Ampelocissus obtusata (Welw. ex Baker) Planch.
subsp. kirkiana (Planch.) Wild & R.B. Drumm.

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Zambia records: View all records (40)

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
80928010 Mar 1997B Luwiika
B Luwiika
602
B Verdcourt
B Luwiika
K

Collecting along the Sinazongwe/Choma RoadChoma District; Collecting along the Sinazongwe/Choma Road, 11.6 km from the junction. 0Zambia1627C4 SS1200Vine, climbing to 3 m, rare. Stems smooth red-brown, woody; leaves smooth, dark green above, light underneath; fruits purplish-black when ripen.-16.86888927.2735565
80929010 Mar 1997B Luwiika
B Luwiika
606
B Verdcourt
B Luwiika
K

Collecting along the Sinazongwe/Choma RoadChoma District; Collecting along the Sinazongwe/Choma Road, 11.6 km from the junction. 0Zambia1627C4 SS1200Vine, rare, climbing to 2 m. Stems woody, light green with dark brown tint; fruits light green, ripening to blood red; leaves rough, dark green above, light underneath.-16.86888927.2735565
80927028 Feb 1996DK Harder
DK Harder
3573
B Verdcourt
K

Collections in degraded miombo woodland on Kalahari sand. Kaoma District; ca. 6.4 km NE of Kaoma on Kaoma-Kasempa Road 2 km S of Kalamba village.0Zambia1424D2 BW1200Vine; sometimes climbing, young stems with red coloration; fruit green, yellow to red to purple.-14.73722224.7836115
80926005 Feb 1995DK Harder
DK Harder
2581
Collections in woodland and grassland around mouth of cave and on adjacent rocky hillside. Lusaka District; Shimabala Cave, National Heritage Site; ca. 1 km N of Kafue Road near Chilanga Cement housing; ca. 10 km S of Chilanga and 23 km S of Lusaka. 1430Zambia1528C1 CLk1200Occasional; in woodland; adaxial surface shiny, deep green, lower, lighter, hairy; inflorescence branched, brown; fruit light green.-15.65277828.2375005
80925004 Feb 1995DK Harder
DK Harder
2555
Collections in bird sanctuary near dam and sink hole; in degraded but now recovering woodland, on quartz and mica soils. Lusaka District; Jellis Farm ca. 15 km W of Lusaka off Leopard's Hill Rd.1450Zambia1528A4 CLk1230Occasional; climber on short shrubs. Young fruit green with brown patches on surface.-15.49500028.4544445
80930022 May 1994HH Schmidt
HH Schmidt
1455
B Verdcourt
K

In miombo woodlands, flats and grassy areas. At base of Mututa Ridge. Granitic soils. Chinsali District; 22.4 km NE of junction with Mbesuma Ranch road on road to Chilunda Primary School. 0Zambia0932C4 NMc1180Vine, prostrate along ground. Stems reddish. Fruits pinkish-red. Uncommon in woodland flats.-9.86444432.3397225
80931018 Feb 1994PP Smith
PP Smith
284
Valley riverine woodland.North Luangwa National Park. 910Zambia1132C3 NMc700Ground creeper.-11.76666732.1666675

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: Ampelocissus obtusata.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species-display.php?species_id=137820, retrieved 17 May 2021

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