Diospyros virgata (G├╝rke) Brenan

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Records of this taxon from all countries 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
69838421 Oct 2015W McCleland
W McCleland
Ngonye Falls, Senanga District.1090Zambia1623D1 B990-16.64970023.5675005
94636028 Feb 2001BA Curtis
BA Curtis
C Mannheimer

Caprivi: Site B2. Near Masiye Village.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D3 015 m high; Tree; Notes: Tree, 15 m high. Bark dark, peeling in blocks, grey. Single stemmed. Burkea woodland. On sandy plain.-17.78806024.6430604
93985025 Jun 2000CJH Hines
CJH Hines
C Mannheimer

Caprivi: 3 km west of Katima Mulilo on Kongola road.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C2 960Shrub; Notes: Area of Burkea woodland. Deep, highly leached Kalahari sands with small termitaria. Shrub. Up to 1.2 m high (maximum). Flowers attached along stem. Pale greenish, white. Very strong smelling in evening. Pleasant sweet smelling. Younger branchlets covered in reddish hairs. Common.-17.53917024.4344405
81955009 May 1994CN Nkhoma
CN Nkhoma
MC Merello

In miombo woodland above meadow. Serenje District; Kundalila Falls. Ca. 65 km from Serenje gas station on road to Mpika, turn to east for 15 km. 1210Zambia1330B1 CC1415Very common short plant with alternate inflorescences on the stem. Cream stamens and pistil. Light green anthers.-13.15250030.7222225
81954025 Nov 1993DK Harder
DK Harder
MC Merello

On rocks and in surrounding miombo woodland; rocky soils, Uapaca woodland.Chinsali District; Shiwa Ng'andu, Mansha River. Collections at Chusa Falls. 1170Zambia1131B1 NMc1470Occasional suffrutex, from large woody root; stems golden-orange pubescent; mature fruit bright orange.-11.15527831.5511115
81953021 Nov 1993DK Harder
DK Harder
MC Merello

Collections in grasslands along stream. Rocky soils, quartz sand and basalt outcrops. Kanona District; Kundalila Falls Picnic Area ca. 13 km S of Serenje-Mpika Hwy. at Kanona. 1210Zambia1330B1 CC1570Suffrutex; stems with black hairs; young fruits hairy, green with a golden sheen.-13.15444430.7194445
81952001 Aug 1993MG Bingham
MG Bingham
Serenje District; Chief Chitambo's. 0Zambia CC00
81951026 Jul 1987MG Bingham
MG Bingham
Chongwe District; Lusaka NE 25km., Kasonde Ranch (Mark Hummel).0Zambia1528A4 CLk1100-15.25000028.4466675
81950022 Jul 1981MG Bingham
MG Bingham
RB Drummond
WoodlandKaoma District0Zambia BW0Woodland, flower.0
81956021 Oct 1972AK Strid
AK Strid
DB Fanshawe
Miombo woodland on whitish Kalahari sand.Barotseland, Kaoma/Mongu District; 78 miles from Mongu along new main road east, Miombo woodland on whitish Kalahari sand.0Zambia BW1050C. 1 m high bush. Frts. spherical, brown.0
95145011 Jun 1971JWH Giess
JWH Giess
JWH Giess

Okavango, Rundu District: At Dikundu (19.5 km south of Andara).0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A2 0Shrub; Notes: Shrub up to 1 m tall. Leaves discolourous, dark green, leathery. Flowers with a strong, sweet, pleasant smell.-18.12500021.3750002

Total records found: 11

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-22

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2022). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Records of: Diospyros virgata.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species-display.php?species_id=210400, retrieved 6 July 2022

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