Amorphophallus mossambicensis (Schott) N.E. Br.

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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
72524128 Jan 2012N Wightman
MG Bingham
N Wightman
Open Woodland Growing naturally on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka 0Zambia1528C2 CLk1290The berries generally contain 1 to 2 seeds which are recalcitrant and germinate within several weeks from ripening. -15.53000028.3040005
72520119 Nov 2011N Wightman
MG Bingham
N Wightman
Open Woodland Growing naturally on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka 0Zambia1528C2 CLk1290Inflorescences can appear from late October through to late December.-15.53000028.3040005
72519118 Nov 2011N Wightman
MG Bingham
N Wightman
Open Woodland Growing naturally on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka 0Zambia1528C2 CLk1290Fully expanded flower shedding pollen the morning after the inflorescence first opened.-15.53000028.3040005
72518116 Nov 2011N Wightman
MG Bingham
N Wightman
Open Woodland Growing naturally on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka 0Zambia1528C2 CLk1290The inflorescence begins to open in the early evening and the spadix emits a carrion-like odour to attract pollinators -15.53000028.3040005
72525125 Feb 2007N Wightman
MG Bingham
N Wightman
Open Woodland Growing naturally on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka 0Zambia1528C2 CLk1290The tubers are generally roundish to depressed globose depending on age and produce rhizomatous offsets as a means of vegetative propagation. -15.53000028.3040005
72521230 Dec 2006N Wightman
MG Bingham
N Wightman
Open Woodland Growing naturally on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka 0Zambia1528C2 CLk1290Fully expanded leaf with ripening seedhead. -15.53000028.3040005
72523126 Dec 2006N Wightman
MG Bingham
N Wightman
Open Woodland Growing naturally on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka 0Zambia1528C2 CLk1290Ripening berries can range in colour from orange to red and are dispersed by birds such as Bulbils.-15.53000028.3040005

Total records found: 7



Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-20

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2020). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Records of: Amorphophallus mossambicensis.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species-display.php?species_id=191160, retrieved 18 September 2020

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