Details of record no: 82427

Gomphocarpus fruticosus (L.) W.T. Aiton
subsp. rostratus (N.E. Br.) Goyder & Nicholas

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Record details:

Date: 10 Aug 1961
Recorder(s):EB Best
Collector(s):EB Best
Determiner(s):DJ Goyder
Habitat: Polder wall - soil black clay. Full sun. Well drained.
Location: Kafue Pilot Polder
Location code(s):
Outing code:
Planted code: Not planted
Country: Zambia
Quarter Degree Square: 1527D4
Grid reference:
FZ Divisions (Flora Zambesiaca): S
Current administrative provinces: S
Altitude (metres): 914
Notes: Large woody herb or shrub to 15 feet. Flowers white or pale greenish white. Stem exuding milky juice on wounding. Locally frequent. Fruit opening to expose long silky awns of seeds.
Latitude, Longitude: -15.766667, 27.916667
Location Accuracy Code: 5

Map of species record

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Individual record no: 82427: Gomphocarpus fruticosus., retrieved 24 April 2024

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