Collections made by Mervyn Lötter

Records: 48

The following is a list of the records made by Mervyn Lötter in species name order. The records are of species which occur in Zambia (either as a native/naturalised species or as a cultivated species).

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NoSpeciesRecord dateRecorder(s)Coll.Det.Conf.HerbariaHabitatLocationLoc code Outing codePlanted code Country QDSGrid ref.FZ DivAlt. (m)NotesLatLongLoc Acc Code
110394Acacia sieberiana var. sieberiana13 May 1998M Lötter
M Lötter 281 BNRH
Inhaminga, Beira.0Mozambique1834B4MS0

Riverine vegetation in miombo woodland. -x000D- Query on plant label re: species.

0.0000000.0000002
110395Acacia sieberiana var. sieberiana08 Sep 2009M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 1851 M Lötter BNRH
Moz Hunters Concession, Pundanhar to Nangade.0Mozambique1039D4N34

KEW - ProNatura Project.-x000D- Trees 8 m tall with rounded canopy, not flat-topped. Bark papery and flaking, yellowish brown pieces. Rare-x000D- Habitat: Floodplain, open woodland, in soil.

-10.86805639.9197226
108396Artabotrys stolzii13 Apr 2010M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 2061 M Lötter BNRH
Serra Choa Mountain, Barue district.0Mozambique1733C3MS1473

Scrambler 8 m high. Occasional-x000D- Habitat: drainage line in forest. Medium shade.

-17.99694433.0908336
109858Baphia massaiensis subsp. obovata var. obovata16 May 1998M Lötter
M Lötter 297 BNRH
5km S. of Save River along road from Beira to Maputo.0Mozambique2134B1?0

Small tree (2 m tall) growing on deep sands in woodland. -x000D-

0.0000000.0000002
109022Bauhinia petersiana05 Oct 2005M Lötter
M Lötter 1147 M Lötter BNRH
Nampula town area.0Mozambique1539A1N0

Shrub. Flowers white.

0.0000000.0000002
109199Boscia angustifolia var. corymbosa08 Sep 2009M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 1848 DJ Goyder BNRH
Moz Hunters Concession, Pundanhar to Nangade.0Mozambique1039D4N38

KEW - ProNatura Project.-x000D- 8 m tall, single-stemmed; smooth grey bark. Fruits brown. Occasional-x000D- Habitat: Open woodland. In sandy clay.

-10.87888939.9052786
109203Boscia mossambicensis02 Apr 2010M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 2016 M Lötter BNRH
Sand forest along Massingir to Chokwe road.0Mozambique2432A2GI158

Shrub 1.5 m tall. Multi-stemmed. Flowers yellow-green, musty-smelling, not that visible and smell noticeable. Flowering near base. Occasional-x000D- Habitat: Closed shrubland, in well-drained sand. In full sun.

-24.14555632.2908336
108257Brachystegia boehmii09 May 1998M Lötter
M Lötter 254 BNRH
Miombo with Erythrophleum.5 km S. of Birchenough Bridge.0Zimbabwe1932C4S0

0.0000000.0000000
109042Brachystegia floribunda03 Oct 2005M Lötter
M Lötter 1062 M Lötter BNRH
20 km to Guru‚ from Errego.0Mozambique1537C1Z0

Tree, 15 m tall in miombo woodland. Buds starting near top of tree.

0.0000000.0000002
108264Brachystegia glaucescens09 May 1998M Lötter
M Lötter 257 BNRH
Vumba Mountain, Mutare.630Zimbabwe1932B2E0

Flat topped tree. Smooth, pale bark.

0.0000000.0000000
109059Brachystegia glaucescens11 Oct 2006M Lötter
M Lötter 1098 JE Burrows BNRH
Mahate - Bilibiza area.0Mozambique1240C2N0

As Brachystegia microphylla in BNRH. Tree, 10 m tall in miombo woodland. Bark pale. C. 39 pairs of leaflets.

0.0000000.0000002
109053Brachystegia manga04 Oct 2005M Lötter
M Lötter 1078 M Lötter BNRH
Lioma.0Mozambique1536B2Z0

Tree 6 m tall in riparian miombo woodland. Bark smooth, fissuring on old trunk.

0.0000000.0000002
109054Brachystegia manga17 Oct 2005M Lötter
M Lötter 1130 M Lötter BNRH
20 km N. of Montpuez from Mueda.0Mozambique1238D4N0

Coppice growth.

0.0000000.0000002
108269Brachystegia microphylla07 Mar 1999M Lötter
M Lötter 608 BNRH
Miombo WoodlandMwinilunga.0Zambia1124A2W0

Tree

0.0000000.0000000
108270Brachystegia microphylla11 Oct 2006M Lötter
M Lötter 1098 JE Burrows BNRH
In miombo woodlandMahate - Bilibiza area.0Mozambique1240C2N0

Tree, 10 m tall. Bark pale. about 39 pairs of leaflets.

0.0000000.0000000
108273Brachystegia spiciformis09 May 1998M Lötter
M Lötter 275 BNRH
Miombo woodlandVumba.630Zimbabwe1932B2E0

0.0000000.0000000
108274Brachystegia spiciformis30 Sep 2005M Lötter
M Lötter 1051 M Lötter BNRH
In coastal woodlandZavorra turn-off.0Mozambique2435A3GI0

Tree 3 - 5 m tall. Flowers white.

0.0000000.0000000
109063Brachystegia spiciformis30 Sep 2005M Lötter
M Lötter 1051 M Lötter BNRH
Zavorra turn-off.0Mozambique2535A3GI0

Tree 3 - 5 m tall in coastal woodland. Flowers white.

0.0000000.0000002
108294Brachystegia utilis07 Mar 1999M Lötter
M Lötter 609 BNRH
40.1 km from Kapiri-Mposhi to Mkushi.0Zambia1328D4C0

Tree 15 m tall

0.0000000.0000000
110817Carpolobia goetzei01 Oct 2005M Lötter
M Lötter 1116 JE Burrows BNRH
10 km N of Palma towards Rovuma River.0Mozambique1040C2N28

2-4 m tall; flowers with purple in upper petals.

-10.69078340.4936505
108398Cleistochlamys kirkii10 May 1998M Lötter
M Lötter 264 JE Burrows BNRH
15km north of Dondo, central Mozambique.0Mozambique1934D1MS0

Woodland on deep sands. Large woody shrub; bark flaking.

0.0000000.0000002
108399Cleistochlamys kirkii16 May 1998M Lötter
M Lötter 298 JE Burrows BNRH
5km south of Sav‚ River on road from Beira to Maputo.0Mozambique2134B1?0

Large woody shrub, bark flaking. -x000D- Habitat: woodland on deep sands.

0.0000000.0000002
109099Cryptosepalum maraviense04 Oct 2005M Lötter
M Lötter 1071 M Lötter BNRH
Namina area.0Mozambique1438D4N0

Suffrutex, 20 cm tall in woodland.

0.0000000.0000002
109477Cyanotis lanata08 Apr 2010M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 2034 RB Faden BNRH
Trail leading up on to Chimanimani Mountain, Banks of Nhamadza River, Chimanimani National Park, Sussendenga district.0Mozambique1933C1MS750

Growing in crevices in granite boulders., Occurrence: common

-19.72833333.0411116
109893Desmodium gangeticum06 Apr 2010M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 2024 M Lötter BNRH
Moribane forest, Moribane camp.0Mozambique1933C2MS500

Herb 1 m tall. Pink standard, purple keel. Common-x000D- Habitat: Forest on mountain slope in medium shade. In soil.

-19.74388933.3558336
110843Drypetes mossambicensis13 Oct 2007M Lötter
M Lötter 1270 M Lötter BNRH
Chokwe to Limpopo River.0Mozambique2433A3GI35

Single-stemmed tree, 7 m tall; flowers yellow; in floodplain thicket, savanna.

-24.43600033.0113174
109897Erythrina abyssinica02 Oct 2005M Lötter
M Lötter 1061 JE Burrows BNRH
40 km N. of Zambesi River on road (EN 1) to Morrumbala.0Mozambique1735D1Z0

Tree 3 m tall. Flowers red.

0.0000000.0000002
109902Erythrina humeana09 Mar 2007M Lötter
M Lötter 1173 M Lötter BNRH
Levasflor Logging Concession entrance road.0Mozambique1834D4MS0

Tree 2.2 m tall in miombo woodland.

0.0000000.0000002
109113Erythrophleum africanum17 Oct 2005M Lötter
M Lötter 1129 JE Burrows BNRH
25 km N. of Montepuez from Mueda.0Mozambique1238D4N0

5 m tall, bark pale grey. Flowers cream.

0.0000000.0000002
109122Erythrophleum suaveolens14 May 1998M Lötter
M Lötter 289 BNRH
40 km N. of Dondo along road to Inhaminga, Muanza0Mozambique1934B3MS0

Big tree (15 m) growing on deep sands in woodland.

0.0000000.0000002
109123Erythrophleum suaveolens14 Oct 2005M Lötter
M Lötter 1121 JE Burrows BNRH
20 km N.E. of Mueda.0Mozambique1139C2N0

Large tree 20 m tall in miombo woodland.

0.0000000.0000002
109124Erythrophleum suaveolens13 Oct 2005M Lötter
M Lötter 1115 JE Burrows BNRH
10 km S. of Rovuma River, near Cabo Delgado lighthouse.0Mozambique1040D1N0

10 m tall in Syzygium thicket. Spikes immature.

0.0000000.0000002
110044Gladiolus dalenii subsp. dalenii13 May 1998M Lötter
M Lötter 287 BNRH
Between Muanza and Chiniziua.0Mozambique1834D4 MS0

Hydromorphic grassland in open miombo.

2
108838Grangea zambesiaca02 Nov 2009M Lötter
M Lötter 1951 M Lötter BNRH
Nacala Dam, 30 km west of Nacala.0Mozambique1440D1N67

Shrublet with flat to rounded habit, 10-30 cm tall, flowers yellow, nodding; abundant along dam margin in area disturbed by fluctuating water level.

-14.71222240.5238897
110747Hymenocardia acida var. acida11 May 1988M Lötter
M Lötter 267 BNRH
Muanza, Beira. C. Mozambique.0Mozambique1834D2MS0

Woodland on deep sands.

0.0000000.0000002
110753Hymenocardia ulmoides16 May 1988M Lötter
M Lötter 293 BNRH
5 km S. of Save River along rd. from Beira to Maputo.0Mozambique2134B1?0

Woodland on deep sands.

0.0000000.0000002
109917Indigofera atriceps subsp. atriceps11 Mar 2009M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 1661 M Lötter BNRH
Lulimbo town, ± 103 km N of Unango on road to Rovuma River Bridge.0Mozambique1235A2N791

2 m tall; flowers red, growing on the margins of swamp forest dominated by Syzygium owariense.

-12.08746735.4654506
108362Lannea schweinfurthii var. tomentosa03 Nov 2009M Lötter
M Lötter 1954 M Lötter BNRH
Nacala Dam, 30 km west of Nacala.0Mozambique1440D1N71

Tree 7 m tall, bark grey, leaves held ca. horizontally; in woodland on sandy soils.

-14.71583340.5266677
109223Maerua aethiopica08 Sep 2009M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 1855 DJ Goyder BNRH
13 km NE of Nangade.0Mozambique1039D3N177

KEW - ProNatura Project.-x000D- Scrambler to 2 m. Fruits green. Stems green, smooth. Rare-x000D- Habitat: Open woodland, in sandy loam.

-10.98777839.7472226
109224Maerua juncea subsp. juncea14 Sep 2009M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 1912 M Lötter BNRH
Outskirts of Madanda dry forest.0Mozambique2033D1MS289

KEW - ProNatura Project.-x000D- Scrambler. Fruit ellipsoid, more or less smooth surface. Occasional-x000D- Habitat: Coastal plain, thicket. In well-drained sandy soil.-x000D- -x000D-

-20.54111133.6977786
109225Maerua juncea subsp. juncea14 Sep 2009M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 1913 M Lötter BNRH
Outskirts of Madanda dry forest, along path into forest.0Mozambique2033D1MS289

KEW - ProNatura Project.-x000D- Scrambler to 5 m high. Leaves bluish green, narrow. Flowers green-white. Fruit ellipsoid, smooth. Common.-x000D- Habitat: Coastal plain, thicket, sandy soil.

-20.54111133.6977786
109226Maerua kirkii07 Sep 2009M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 1833 DJ Goyder BNRH
Moz Hunters Camp entrance road, Pundanhar to Nangade.0Mozambique1039D4N116

KEW - ProNatura Project.-x000D- Tree 5 m tall. Bark brown, slightly corky. Fruit covered in waxy bluish layer. Occasional.-x000D- Habitat: Closed woodland, in well-drained sandy soil.

-10.90111139.8711116
110761Margaritaria discoidea var. nitida11 May 1998M Lötter
M Lötter 268 BNRH
Dondo, Beira, C. Mozambique.0Mozambique1934D1MS0

Woodland on deep sands.

0.0000000.0000002
109160Mezoneuron angolense05 Oct 2005M Lötter
M Lötter 1145 M Lötter BNRH
Ilha de Moçambique road to Pemba/Nampula turn-off.0Mozambique1440C4N125

Climber 5 m tall.

-14.92043340.3960505
109980Pterocarpus rotundifolius subsp. martinii16 Apr 2010M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 2080 M Lötter BNRH
21 km NE of Mungari, towards Lupata Gorge area.0Mozambique1733B1MS423

Rounded tree 8 m tall. Bark fissured an brown. Occasional. -x000D- Habitat: Open woodland on a plain. In clay loam.

-17.04333333.7008336
109190Senna singueana04 Oct 2005M Lötter
M Lötter 1074 M Lötter BNRH
Lapala area.0Mozambique1538A1N0

Tree, 3 m tall in woodland.

0.0000000.0000002
109323Trema orientalis11 Oct 2005M Lötter
M Lötter 1093 M Lötter BNRH
Bilibiza area.0Mozambique1240C2N0

Tree in sand forest. Leaves bi-coloured; veins and petiole reddish.

0.0000000.0000002
108879Vernonia glabra var. glabra01 Nov 2009M Lötter
M Lötter 1935 JE Burrows BNRH
Nacala Dam, 30 km west of Nacala.0Mozambique1440D1N72

Erect shrub 40-50 cm tall; flowers blue; in clear-felled woodland

-14.72055640.5266677


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: Collections made by Mervyn Lötter.
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