Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.

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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
824560 Jul 1996G Renehan
G Renehan
G Renehan
Chingola; Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage and Chimpanzee Sanctuary, ca. 57 km NW of Chingola along Kafue River. UTM Coordinates: 557812.985, 8633679.801. 1500Zambia1227B3 WCb0Common shrub 1-2 m in height primarily growing along fencelines, roads and in grassland. Trunk grey, rough flaking in pieces ca. 6 cm in diameter. Leaf elliptic opposite leaf with tapering apice and rounded, slightly lobed bark up to 18 cm in length by 9 cm in width, yellow-green to green with prominent yellow to red central vein. Fruit small (2 mm) berries, clustered with ca. 200+ berries per branch, yellow in color ripening to red. New leaves green with fuzzy brown underside arising in leaf axils. Local name (Bemba) "Kafifi". Roots mixed with bark of Brachystegia longifolia, boiled with H2O and used to treat bilharzia (Schistosomiasis). Cattle eating leaves causes photosensitization (due to liver damage). Collected 21 July 1996 along fenceline near 14 acre enclosure.-12.33333327.5000004
82453026 Feb 1995DK Harder
DK Harder
RE Gereau

Collections in riverine forest above source and in surrounding woodland of Uapaca, Aframomum; Pteridium. Ikelenge District; Zambezi Source National Heritage Site; 18.0 km S of Ikelenge then 4.8 km E on access road from Ikelenge-Mwinilunga Rd. 1140Zambia1124A4 WNw1500Occasional; in woodland; to 2.5 m; abaxial leaf surfaces brown; in bud only; inflorescence with red-brown hairs.-11.36638924.3722225
82455024 May 1994CN Nkhoma
CN Nkhoma
MC Merello

Around stream dominated by bamboo and surrounding miombo woodland. Isoka District; 88.1 km from Isoka-Nakonde Road turnoff to Muyombe. 0Zambia1033A3 NMc11801.5 m tall shrub by the bridge. Brown vein on underside of leaves. Small green fruits.-10.36861133.1825005
82454017 May 1994DK Harder
DK Harder
MC Merello

Collection along river, among rocks, in mushitu and in miombo woodland. Chinsali District; Chipomo Falls National Monument, along Chimanabuwi River. 0Zambia1132C2 NMc1310Occasional shrub to 2.5 m; on sand; young stem, petiole, midrib, peduncles and minor veins with brown hairs; young fruit light green.-11.74944432.4722225

Total records found: 4

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Records of: Harungana madagascariensis.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species-display.php?species_id=140420, retrieved 2 December 2023

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