Striga gesnerioides (Willd.) Vatke

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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
83783002 Mar 1997DK Harder
DK Harder
3952
I Darbyshire
K

At base of Chilamalila Hill in grazed thorn scrub with large boulders and rocky soils. Gwembe District; 19.1 km W of intersection of road to Sinazongwe and Choma-Maamba Road; then S then E 6.2 km on road towards Sialwala Primary School; also Maamba Waterworks. 0Zambia1727A4 SS450Occasional; near marshy area; purple stems at base; corolla tube red outside; purple on lobes outside and inside; throat of corolla tube red and white.-17.27861127.3816675
83788028 Feb 1997HH Schmidt
HH Schmidt
2384
I Darbyshire
K

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 SS530Herb; 50 cm, erect. Stems dark red-purple tinged with green. Corolla pale purple, white inside throat. Plant semi-succulent. Common.0
83785026 Feb 1997B Luwiika
B Luwiika
505
I Darbyshire
B Luwiika
K

Sinazongwe District; Collecting near Siazwela village, Chief Sinazongwe, 4.1 km from Maamba/Sinazongwe Road turning East at the Sinazeze Shopping Center. 0Zambia1727A2 SS640Herb, 20 cm. Stems light green with a reddish-brown tint towards base; flowers purple.-17.12333327.4355565
83787022 Feb 1997HH Schmidt
HH Schmidt
2358
I Darbyshire
K

Along the escarpment and into the gorge, exiting to the Zambezi River. In Mopane-Terminalia woodland with cambisol-luvisol soil. Kalomo District; 27 km east of the Lusaka-Livingstone Road. On the road to Mukumi Village. 0Zambia SS870Herb; 40 cm, erect. Stems purplish at base, semi-succulent. Bracts tinged with blue. Flowers pink-purple, white in throat with darker pink-purple patches at opening. In rocks in dry streambed.0
83789019 Feb 1997NB Zimba
NB Zimba
919
I Darbyshire
K

Brown Kalahari sands soilsLivingstone District; Chief Mukuni Area; 2.1 km along road to Chief Mukuni Palace from junction with Victoria Falls Road in Baikiae forest.0Zambia1725D4 SS960Parasitic, occasional in the forest understory to 0.3 m high. Stem dull pink. Flowers light purple.-17.91666725.8833335
83786018 Feb 1997HH Schmidt
HH Schmidt
2298
B Verdcourt
K

On the escarpment and down valley to the Zambezi River. Mopane-Terminalia woodland with lithosol-cambisol soils. Livingstone District; Trust Land directly east of Mosi Oa Tunya National Park. Below Victoria Falls, along Sonqwe Gorge, 9.2 km east of the Lusaka-Livingstone Road.106,1200Zambia SS850Herb; 35 cm erect, parasitic. Stems burgundy-purple. Calyx green. Corolla pale purple, white in throat. Uncommon.0
83784020 Mar 1996B Luwiika
B Luwiika
339
B Luwiika
B Luwiika
Kalabo District; Around Lukona Basic School. 0Zambia1522B4 BW900Herb; approx. 20 cm tall; stems light green; leaves light green; flower petals pink.0
83782019 Mar 1996DK Harder
DK Harder
3716
DK Harder
MO

Collection at base of plateau; near cultivations.Mongu District; Bulozi plain; just west of Sir Kamwanawina III Council guest house; Mongu North. 0Zambia1523A1 BW1050Occasional; parasite (on Indigofera?); stems purplish; corolla tube purplish outside; light purple on lobes inside, white in throat.-15.24222223.1322225
83781023 Apr 1993MG Bingham
MG Bingham
9180
MG Bingham
RuderalLusaka E 16 km, Glen Craig farm. 0Zambia1528A4 CLk1200Flowers mauve-15.41666728.4500005
83780004 Apr 1993MG Bingham
MG Bingham
9003
MG Bingham
Kafue town W. 5 km, Kasusu River. 1528C1. 0Zambia1528C1 CLk9800

Total records found: 10



Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-19

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2019). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Records of: Striga gesnerioides.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species-display.php?species_id=152290, retrieved 21 November 2019

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