Collections made by Mary Merello

Records: 93

The following is a list of the records made by Mary Merello 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
80745Acacia karroo31 Oct 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
DK Harder MC Merello 1836 RE Gereau MO
Collections along road and stream in degraded and interplanted woodland.Lusaka: Yielding Tree Farm, ca. 12 km W of Lusaka on Mungwi Road Farmlands N of road. 0Zambia1528A3C1200

Common shrub to 3 m; brown bark; filaments bright yellow.

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80855Aeschynomene mimosifolia19 Nov 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
M Mupeta
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma M Mupeta 1977 DK Harder MO
In miombo vegetation on sandKasanka National Park; c. 11 km E of Musande Tent Camp and 4 km W of pontoon over Kasanka River. 990Zambia1230C2C1170

Occasional suffrutex from woody root; calyx light green with purple tint; all petals orange-yellow except keel which is green; young pod green.

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80857Aeschynomene nyassana20 Nov 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 2000 DK Harder MO
Collections around Kundalila Falls. Rocky soil, quartz sand, basalt outcrops. Kanona District; Kundalila Falls Picnic Area, 13 km S of Serenje-Mpika Hwy. at Kanona.1210Zambia1330B1C1590

Abundant suffrutex from woody root; in recently burned area; calyx yellow reddish tipped; standard yellow with dark red stripes without, less stripes within; wings yellow; keel yellow; stems red.

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80858Aeschynomene nyassana27 Nov 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 27 DK Harder MO
Chishimba Falls picnic and camping areaChishimba Falls. Ca 32 km northwest of Kasama at Chishimba Falls picnic and camping area. 13 km from intersection of roads M3 and D20 on road D20 and 2 km south/southwest on access road to power station. 2010Zambia1030B2N1380

Slender plant with soft prickles. Outer and innermost petals yellow with brown streaks. 2 side petals with less streaks.

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80866Afzelia quanzensis18 Nov 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
M Mupeta
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma M Mupeta 1947 DK Harder MO
In seasonally inundated area on deep alluvial soils.Kasanka National Park, Luwombwa River. 990Zambia1230C1C1170

Frequent tree in woodland; light tan; calyx light yellow and green; "standard" green on back, orange turning red on front; all other petals and flower parts green.

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80890Albizia adianthifolia21 Nov 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 2042 RE Gereau MO
Collections below falls along Kaombe River in riverine forest. Rocky soils, quartz sand, basalt outcrops. Kundalila Falls Picnic Area, 13 km S of Serenje-Mpika Hwy. 1210Zambia1330B1C1370

Occasional large tree to 10 m; calyx green; corolla tube white; male flowers, stamen on long column, red; female flowers, may be sterile; central flower white filaments, fertile?; anthers red.

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80896Albizia harveyi06 Nov 1993SM Chisumpa
DK Harder
MC Merello
SM Chisumpa DK Harder MC Merello 1867 RE Gereau MO
Along roadside. Thicket vegetation on Kalahari sands.Simonga village, along Nakatindi Road (Livingstone-Sesheke Road), ca. 20 km W of Livingstone. 0Zambia1725D4S0

Tree almost leafless, 3 m tall; leaflets light green; young shoots, inflorescences and buds tinged red; anthers white, sweetly fragrant.

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80921Amblygonocarpus andongensis06 Nov 1993SM Chisumpa
DK Harder
MC Merello
SM Chisumpa DK Harder MC Merello 1876 RE Gereau MO
Along roadside in woodland (miombo)Simonga Village, along Nakatindi Road (Livingstone-Sesheke Road) approx. 32 km W from Livingstone. . 0Zambia1725D4S0

Tree, 10 m with red-brown bark; petiole and petiolules brown-red; leaflets light green; corolla creamy white; anthers yellow. Seed fried as ground nut substitute. Pods powdered and administered against termites.

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81063Baphia bequaertii25 Nov 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 2147 On rocks and in surrounding miombo woodland; rocky soils, Uapaca woodland.Chinsali District; Shiwa Ng'andu, Mansha River. Collections at Chusa Falls. 1170Zambia1131B1N1470

Tree to 9 m; all plants parts covered with brown hairs; young pods brown with golden-brown pubescence.

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81064Baphia capparidifolia subsp. bangweolensis27 Nov 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 42 DK Harder MO
Chishimba Falls picnic and camping areaChishimba Falls. Ca 32 km northwest of Kasama at Chishimba Falls picnic and camping area. 13 km from intersection of roads M3 and D20 on road D20 and 2 km south/southwest on access road to power station. 2010Zambia1030B2N1380

A vine with white inflorescence. 3 free petals and 2 fused together and a blotch of orange on the inner wall. Sweet scent.

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81066Baphia speciosa08 Dec 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 978 RE Gereau MO
Open thicketsKaputa District; Mweru Wantipa National Park, along main road through park (D-37) 4 km south of the northern park entrance. Open thicket. 940Zambia0829D1 N1020

Thick, vining shrub of open thickets, 3 m tall; petals white, banner with yellow patch inside; sepals brown and pubescent, slightly fragrant flowers; foliage dark green glossy above; dull beneath, filaments white, anthers yellow-orange; pistil green; fruits green. Common.

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81113Bobgunnia madagascariensis21 Nov 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 2048 DK Harder MO
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 C1570

Tree to 5 m, rough, dark bark; golden hairs on petiole and petiolule and midrib; banner white with green at base; calyx green with darker hairs; filaments orange.

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81114Bobgunnia madagascariensis09 Dec 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 2226 DK Harder MO
At bridge over Nchelenje River. Collections in dambo on E side of river. Mporokoso District; along Mporokoso-Kasama Road, 95 km ESE of intersection of Mporokoso-Nsama-Kasama Roads N of Mporokoso. 0Zambia0930A4 N1590

Frequent tree to 7 m; rough grey bark, infected with round galls; pods green, to 30 cm long.

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81115Bobgunnia madagascariensis07 Nov 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 910 DK Harder MO
Woodlands, somewhat disturbed by fire and cutting. 2 km northeast of Choma along the Livingstone-Lusaka Road.0Zambia1627C3 S1290

Slender tree to 3 m tall; bark grey; buds golden brown, pubescent, banner white with yellow stripes from centre inside; anthers and filaments yellow-orange, young fruits light-green.

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81121Boerhavia diffusa06 Dec 1993MC Merello
MC Merello 961 Wet forest along Lake TanganyikaKaputa District; Nsumbu National Forest, Kampasa Rain Forest, wet forest along Lake Tanganyika. 108,2000Zambia0830D1N870

Prostrate vining herb, contains white latex; younger stems pinkish; leaf with white undersides, young fruits green; petals pinkish-lavender, anthers yellow. Uncommon, grows in open, rocky area.

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81164Brachystegia allenii30 Nov 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 56 FJ Breteler WAG
Miombo woodland with some human disturbance.Mbala District; Mpulungu Protected Forest Area. 17.3 km northwest of Mbala-Tanzania road intersection with road to Kalambo Falls. 31.7 km from intersection at Sunga village. 1250Zambia0831C2N840

Common tree up to 10 m tall with sweet flower scent. Long white stamens and hairy pistil.

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81179Brachystegia spiciformis29 Nov 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 2162 DK Harder MO
Collections along road to Kalombo Falls. Ridgetop miombo woodland with large boulders and sandy soils.Mbala District; Lungu Protected Forest Area. 1250Zambia0831C1N1560

Occasional tree 10 m, in miombo; calyx light green; petals (?) light white-green; young fruits light green with brown hairs; fruits and old flowers slightly fragrant.

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81187Brachystegia stipulata05 Dec 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
M Mupeta
E Tmngonga
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma M Mupeta E Tmngonga 2216 DK Harder MO
In small patch of thick forest on north side of falls and up slope towards Nsamba Lodge. Kaputa District; Nsumbu National Park, along Lufubu River at Mwepwe Falls (Kafuna Falls).1080Zambia0830D1N900

Frequent tree to 8 m; in woodland on rocky soil; young pods light green.

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81227Burttia prunoides06 Dec 1993MC Merello
MC Merello 966 MC Merello MO
Forest of steep, rocky dry water fallKaputa Region, Nsumbu National Forest, Nkamba Bay Valley Area.1080Zambia0830C2 N915

Slender tree 5 m; petioles golden brown at base and apex; fruits golden brown, pubescent. Uncommon here but abundant in thickets.

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81249Cassipourea malosana06 Dec 1993MC Merello
MC Merello 965 MC Merello MO
Forest of steep, rocky dry water fallKaputa Region, Nsumbu National Forest, Nkamba Bay Valley Area.1080Zambia0830C2N915

Tree 6 m; foliage dark green glossy above, lighter beneath; sepals light yellow-green, ovary darker green; stigma brown; uncommon.

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81328Chlorophytum africanum06 Dec 1993MC Merello
MC Merello 973 I Nordal Forest of steep, rocky dry water fallKaputa Region, Nsumbu National Forest, Nkamba Bay Valley Area.1080Zambia0830C2N915

Perennial herb from thick succulent roots; 10-20 cm tall; tepals white, filaments white, anthers yellow; leaf edge light yellow-brown; young fruits green. Common in grasslands.

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81336Chlorophytum colubrinum08 Dec 1993MC Merello
MC Merello 1002 I Nordal Disturbed miombo woodland.Kaputa District; Mweru Wantipa National Park, along main road through park (D-37) 8 km north of the southern park gate. 940Zambia0829C4N1100

Perennial from small, white bulb and tuberous white roots; base of plant blood red, horizontal streaking; stigma, style, filaments and tepals white, anthers yellow; grows among rocks.

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81341Chlorophytum gallabatense06 Dec 1993MC Merello
MC Merello 967 F Toka Forest of steep, rocky dry water fallKaputa Region, Nsumbu National Forest, Nkamba Bay Valley Area.1080Zambia0830C2N915

Perennial herb 50 cm tall; foliage thinly succulent; glossy above, glaucous beneath; perianth green; anthers yellow; filaments white; fruits green, occasional. Found between rocks. Roots thick and fleshy.

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81431Combretum aureonitens08 Dec 1993MC Merello
MC Merello 994 CCH Jongkind WAG
Open thicketsKaputa District; Mweru Wantipa National Park, along main road through park (D-37) 22.3 km south of the northern park entrance. 940Zambia0829D1N1000

Tree 6-8 m tall, with wide-spreading canopy; tepals yellow-green with brown scales; stamens and pistils yellow; fruits yellow-green at wings turning golden brown near centre; covered with brown scales. Common.

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81586Crossopteryx febrifuga02 Dec 1993MC Merello
MC Merello 942 D Bridson K
Forest patches among cultivated areasMbala District; Mpulungu Protected Forest Area No. 45, off Mbala-Mpulungu Road along dirt road D13 6.4 km from beginning. 0Zambia0831C3N930

Tree 3 m; buds cream-colored; open flowers greenish-cream colour; calyx green; young fruits green, capsular dries brown and splits. Frequent.

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81592Crotalaria abscondita25 Nov 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 2134 DK Harder MO
On rocks and in surrounding miombo woodland; rocky soils, Uapaca woodland.Chinsali District; Shiwa Ng'andu, Mansha River. Collections at Chusa Falls. 1170Zambia1131B1N1470

Frequent semi-woody herb from taproot; leaves silvery-grey; stems purple-black; calyx purple; standard yellow with red colour at tip outside, yellow with purple stripes inside; wings yellow with red-purple stripes at tip; keel yellow-green; pods inflated green to yellow with purple coloration on upper surfaces.

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81607Crotalaria caudata13 May 1994DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 3086 DK Harder MO
Collections in riverine miombo forest and in surrounding miombo woodlands on sandy soils on Mwaleshi River.Mpika District; Mano Camp just outside and N of North Luangwa N.P. 910Zambia1132C1N1110

Common, weak-wooded, in grassland; to 1.5 m; stems purple; standard at base bright yellow turning orange to deep brown; pods green then brown.

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81667Crotalaria pallida var. obovata06 Dec 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
M Mulimo
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma M Mulimo 975 DK Harder MO
Open woodland at shores of Lake Tanganyika, Chilanga Rocks Campground. Kaputa District; Nsumbu National Park.1080Zambia0830D1N900

Shrub on sandy shores of lake, 1 m tall; wings and banner petals yellow; banner with maroon stripes outside; keel yellow with maroon stripes, filaments, stigma and style green-white; anthers yellow, fruits green tinged with red.

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81691Crotalaria umbellifera09 Dec 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 2271 DK Harder MO
At bridge over confluence of Mwita and Chalima Rivers. Collections in dambo on both sides of the road. Mporokoso District; along Mporokoso-Kasama Road, 52.8 km ESE of intersection of Mporokoso-Nsama-Kasama Roads N of Mporokoso. 0Zambia0930B3 N1400

Locally abundant but not widespread from woody roots; stems slightly purple at base; pedicels green; calyx light green, tinged light purple on lobes; standard red-purple with darker streaks outside; bright purple inside; wings yellow; keel light green-purple at beak.

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81692Crotalaria vanmeelii21 Nov 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 2047 DK Harder MO
Collections below falls along Kaombe River in riverine forest. Rocky soils, quartz sand, basalt outcrops. Kundalila Falls Picnic Area, 13 km S of Serenje-Mpika Hwy. 1210Zambia1330B1 C1370

Occasional herb/suffrutex from taproot; calyx green; standard yellow with red stripes outside, yellow inside with red spot; wings yellow with red spots; keel yellow with red spots; pods green.

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81714Cryptosepalum maraviense19 Nov 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
M Mupeta
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma M Mupeta 1989 DK Harder MO
In miombo vegetation on sandKasanka National Park; ca. 11 km E of Musande Tent Camp and 4 km W of pontoon over Kasanka River. 990Zambia1230C2C1170

Frequent suffrutex from woody root; stem and pulvini reddish; pedicel red; 3 tepals white turning pink with age; anthers black; young fruits green. N.V. "ulupapi"

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81720Cucumis hirsutus10 Nov 1993MC Merello
MC Merello 926 S Bodine MO
Disturbed woodlandsDisturbed woodlands of Yieldingtree Farm, lands on southwest side of road, 14 km northwest of Lusaka on Botha's Rust Road (Mungwi Road). 1Zambia1528A3C1170

Vine on cleared slope; (once cultivated) foliage bluish; petals white, yellow in centre. Flowers fade very quickly.

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81762Cyperus digitatus subsp. auricomus08 Dec 1993MC Merello
MC Merello 988 C Archer PRE
Dried dambo and grasslands around Lake Mweru Wantipa. Kaputa District; Mweru Wantipa National Park, along main road through park (D-37) 18.6 km south of northern park gate. 940Zambia0829D1N1000

Clumping sedge of sandy lake shore to 1 m tall; spikes light golden-yellow; leaves with white undersides.

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81847Dialium angolense25 Nov 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 2142 DK Harder MO
On rocks and in surrounding miombo woodland; rocky soils, Uapaca woodland.Chinsali District; Shiwa Ng'andu, Mansha River. Collections at Chusa Falls. 1170Zambia1131B1 N1470

Tree to 10 m; grey bark on branches; legumes dark brown-black; velvety pulvinus brown.

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81937Diospyros mweroensis08 Dec 1993MC Merello
MC Merello 998 MC Merello MO
Open thicketsKaputa District; Mweru Wantipa National Park, along main road through park (D-37) 22.3 km south of the northern park entrance. 940Zambia0829D1 N1000

Slender tree 6 m; cauliflorous; calyx green with brown pubescence; petals cream-white with a brown pubescence on the outside; stamens and pistils "dirty" white colour; slight fragrance. Uncommon.

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81970Diplorhynchus condylocarpon08 Dec 1993MC Merello
MC Merello 1000 AJM Leeuwenberg WAG
Disturbed miombo woodland.Kaputa District; Mweru Wantipa National Park, along main road through park (D-37) 8 km north of the southern park gate. 940Zambia0829C4N1100

Large tree 15 m; calyx green, petals cream in bud, white when open, slightly fragrant; leaves glossy above, dull and lighter beneath; contains white latex. Common.

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82001Dolichos kilimandscharicus subsp. kilimandscharicus01 Dec 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 71 DK Harder MO
Miombo woodland in hilly topography. Mbala District; 24 km west of Mbala along Mbala-Mpulungu Road to Power Station Road (D549). By stream 3 km along road D549. 0Zambia0831C3N1320

Locally common plant with yellow-green pods turning brown-purple; stem purple.

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82002Dolichos kilimandscharicus subsp. kilimandscharicus01 Dec 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 104 DK Harder MO
Open woodlandMbala District; 24 km west of Mbala along Mbala-Mpulungu Road to Power Station Road (D549). Open woodlands between 22.6-25.6 km along D549 becoming road RD2. 0Zambia0831C3N1740

Common plant with stem green to purple. Inflorescence light yellow with purple streaks. Wings almost completely purple.

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82004Dolichos petiolatus02 Dec 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 952 DK Harder MO
Disturbed forest along stream bed.Mbala District; Mpulungu Protected Forest Area No. 45, along dirt road D13 1.7 km west of its intersection with Mbala-Mpulungu Road. 0Zambia0831C3N1040

Herb from bulbous root; 30 cm tall; calyx white with green at base; banner white with thin magenta stripes in centre and at base; wings and keel white with magenta patch at tip; filaments stigma and style white; anthers yellow-orange; pods light green. Frequent.

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82005Dolichos petiolatus19 Nov 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
M Mupeta
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma M Mupeta 1984 DK Harder MO
In miombo vegetation on sandKasanka National Park; ca. 11 km E of Musande Tent Camp and 4 km W of pontoon over Kasanka River. 990Zambia1230C2C1170

Infrequent suffrutex from woody taproot; leaflets silvery below; calyx yellow with red coloration; standard green with red streaks outside; wings purple; keel white.

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82015Dolichos xiphophyllus09 Dec 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 2259 DK Harder MO
Collections on both sides of road in dambo and among rocks on upper slope. Mporokoso District; along Mporokoso-Kasama Road, 59.9 km ESE of intersection of Mporokoso-Nsama-Kasama Roads N of Mporokoso. At bridge over Kasanshi River. 0Zambia0930A1N1470

Occasional suffrutex; lower stems purple; purple also at nodes and junction of leaflets; pedicels light purple-green; calyx same; standard light purple with green outside, deep purple spot at claw; wings deep purple; keel white at base to light purple at beak.

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82071Ekebergia benguelensis07 Nov 1993MC Merello
MC Merello 913 MC Merello MO
Woodlands, somewhat disturbed by fire and cutting. 2 km northeast of Choma along the Livingstone-Lusaka Road.0Zambia1627C3S1290

Tree 4 m, foliage glaucous beneath; bark reddish-brown; young fruits yellow-green flushed with red.

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82120Entada abyssinica25 Nov 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 2144 RE Gereau MO
On rocks and in surrounding miombo woodland; rocky soils, Uapaca woodland.Chinsali District; Shiwa Ng'andu, Mansha River. Collections at Chusa Falls. 1170Zambia1131B1N1470

Tree 10 m; rough, grey bark, thornless; calyx light green; filaments white; anthers light yellow; inflorescence turning orange then brown.

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82121Entada abyssinica27 Nov 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 15 RE Gereau MO
Chishimba Falls picnic and camping areaChishimba Falls. Ca 32 km northwest of Kasama at Chishimba Falls picnic and camping area. 13 km from intersection of roads M3 and D20 on road D20 and 2 km south/southwest on access road to power station. 2010Zambia1030B2N1380

Tree 5-6 m with sweet flower scent; white filaments with yellow anthers ageing to yellow flowers.

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82123Entada bacillaris var. bacillaris01 Dec 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 69 RE Gereau MO
Miombo woodland in hilly topography. Mbala District; 24 km west of Mbala along Mbala-Mpulungu Road to Power Station Road (D549). By stream 3 km along road D549. 0Zambia0831C3N1320

Common shrub/tree with white inflorescence turning yellow. Strong fragrance.

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82188Eriosema rhynchosioides23 Nov 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 2111 DK Harder MO
Collections around Kundalila Falls; below falls, in rocky soils and quartz sand, basalt outcrops. Kanona District; Kundalila Falls Picnic Area, 13 km S of Serenje-Mpika Hwy. at Kanona. 1210Zambia1330B1C1590

Occasional among rocks in sand; stems red-purple; calyx green; standard yellow and extensively reddish outside, yellow at base, orange at tip and striped red between inside; wings reddish over yellow at base, yellow at tip; keel light green.

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80453Euphorbia debilispina10 Sep 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
DK Harder MC Merello 920 K
MO
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82241Euphorbia debilispina10 Nov 1993MC Merello
MC Merello 920 Disturbed woodlandsDisturbed woodlands of Yieldingtree Farm, lands on southwest side of road, 14 km northwest of Lusaka on Botha's Rust Road (Mungwi Road). 0Zambia1528A3 C1170

Succulent subshrub 7 cm tall, on rocks; perianth yellow; contains white latex. LIVE COLLECTION.

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82469Euploca katangensis08 Dec 1993MC Merello
MC Merello 987 MO
Dried dambo and grasslands around Lake Mweru Wantipa. Kaputa District; Mweru Wantipa National Park, along main road through park (D-37) 18.6 km south of northern park gate. 940Zambia0829D1N1000

Perennial clump forming herb 5 cm tall; corollas bright yellow. Common.

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82370Gisekia pharnaceoides var. pharnaceoides08 Dec 1993MC Merello
MC Merello 984 MC Merello MO
Dried dambo and grasslands around Lake Mweru Wantipa. Kaputa District; Mweru Wantipa National Park, along main road through park (D-37) 18.6 km south of northern park gate. 940Zambia0829D1N1000

Annual succulent herb; lower stems pinkish; 20 cm tall; grows in clumps; sepals green; petals white fading to yellow; stamens red-violet; leaves white on undersides.

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82471Heliotropium ovalifolium08 Dec 1993MC Merello
MC Merello 985 JS Miller MO
Dried dambo and grasslands around Lake Mweru Wantipa. Kaputa District; Mweru Wantipa National Park, along main road through park (D-37) 18.6 km south of northern park gate. 940Zambia0829D1N1000

Perennial 70 cm tall; foliage grey-blue color; corollas white, yellow in centers.

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82518Holarrhena pubescens02 Dec 1993MC Merello
MC Merello 938 AJM Leeuwenberg WAG
Disturbed forested ridge along Lake Tanganyika at Mbete Bay in Kalini Ridge. Mbala District; Mpulungu Protected Forest Area No. 45, 9.9 km along dirt road D13 (off Mbala-Mpulungu Road). 2000Zambia0831D3N870

Shrubby tree 2.5 m tall; flowers white; calyx light green; foliage velvetly soft.

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82519Holarrhena pubescens06 Dec 1993MC Merello
MC Merello 960 AJM Leeuwenberg WAG
Wet forest along Lake TanganyikaKaputa District; Nsumbu National Forest, Kampasa Rain Forest, wet forest along Lake Tanganyika. 108,2000Zambia0830D1N870

Slender tree 4 m; foliage light green glossy above, dull beneath; calyx green, corolla white; flowers fragrant; contains white latex. Very abundant in thickets, less common in open areas.

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82529Hoslundia opposita06 Dec 1993MC Merello
MC Merello 976 AJ Paton K
Open woodland at shores of Lake Tanganyika, Chilanga Rocks Campground. Kaputa District; Nsumbu National Park.1080Zambia0830D1N900

Scrambling shrub 3 m tall; perianth white; "generic herbal" fragrance. Very common.

-8.55000030.6166675
82530Humularia apiculata22 Nov 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 2070 DK Harder MO
Collections around Kundalila Falls. Rocky soils, quartz sand and basalt outcrops. Kanona District; Kundalila Falls Picnic Area, 13 km S of Serenje-Mpika Hwy.1210Zambia1330B1C1590

Weak-wooded shrub in woodland, among rocks; bracts light green at base, light red in the middle, green at fringe; calyx light green; standard, wings and keel yellow; stems reddish.

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82570Indigofera antunesiana07 Nov 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
DK Harder MC Merello 915 DK Harder MO
Woodlands, somewhat disturbed by fire and cutting. 2 km northeast of Choma along the Livingstone-Lusaka Road.0Zambia1627C3S1290

Suffrutex 40-50 cm tall foliage glaucous; wings red; banner cream-white with slight red at base, keel white tinged with red on edges; fruits spiraled, blue-green (glaucous).

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82571Indigofera antunesiana21 Nov 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 2062 BD Schrire K
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. 1210Zambia1330B1C1570

Occasional in woodland; calyx green; standard white outside, purple-red at base, red in center and white at tip inside; wings pink; keel white.

-13.15444430.7194445
82580Indigofera atriceps subsp. glandulosissima13 May 1994DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 3084 BD Schrire K
Collections in riverine miombo forest and in surrounding miombo woodlands on sandy soils on Mwaleshi River.Mpika District; Mano Camp just outside and N of North Luangwa N.P. 910Zambia1132C1N1110

Frequent shrub to 2 m; stems brown; inflorescence before flowering dark brown; calyx green, standard brick red with darker red spot at base inside, wings brick red; keel white, brick red at beak.

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82628Indigofera spicata08 Dec 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 980 Dried dambo and grasslands around Lake Mweru Wantipa. Kaputa District; Mweru Wantipa National Park, along main road through park (D-37) 18.6 km south of northern park gate. 940Zambia0829D1N1000

Prostrate perennial herb; sepals light green; all petals white at base; coral towards tips; fruits green flushed with red at apex. Uncommon.

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82633Indigofera sutherlandoides01 Dec 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 84 BD Schrire K
Miombo woodland in hilly topography. Mbala District; 24 km west of Mbala along Mbala-Mpulungu Road to Power Station Road (D549). By stream 6.2 km along road D549. 0Zambia0831C3N1320

Common legume with pink petals, light green stamens and pistil.

-8.93555631.1741675
82672Julbernardia globiflora16 May 1994DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 3136 FJ Breteler WAG
Miombo woodland species mixed with cultivated ornamentals.Mpika District; Mpika town, Chitulika [Ministry of Local Govt. & Housing Hostels] ca. 2 km west of Serenje-Mpika Road, collections within encampment. 0Zambia1131C4N1200

Frequent; to 8 m; leaves glossy; pods with velvety brown hairs, bark deeply fissured.

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82895Memecylon flavovirens02 Dec 1993MC Merello
MC Merello 944 MC Merello MO
Forest patches among cultivated areasMbala District; Mpulungu Protected Forest Area No. 45, off Mbala-Mpulungu Road along dirt road D13 6.4 km from beginning. 0Zambia0831C3N930

Tree 5-6 m; foliage a slightly yellowing (anemic)- glaucous color; glossy; peduncles pink, buds greenish-white, calyx green; (anthers purple, not seen on this individual). Common.

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82917Millettia eetveldeana var. brevistipellata07 Dec 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 140 DK Harder MO
In green thickets on flat landKaputa District; Nsumbu National Park. 11.6 km from Nkamba Lodge west, 4.4 km southwest from bridge on road to park gate at Nsumbu in green thickets on flat land. 1080Zambia0830C2N850

Occasional tree of 5-6 m tall with purple-brown bracts and purple petals, white filament and green-yellow anthers.

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82918Mimosa pigra08 Dec 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 991 RE Gereau MO
Dried dambo and grasslands around Lake Mweru Wantipa. Kaputa District; Mweru Wantipa National Park, along main road through park (D-37) 18.6 km south of northern park gate. 940Zambia0829D1N1000

Shrub, armed; 70-80 cm tall; flowers pale pink, fruits golden-green; leaves close when touched.

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82919Mimosa pigra18 Nov 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
M Mupeta
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma M Mupeta 1932 RE Gereau MO
In seasonally inundated area on deep alluvial soils.Kasanka National Park, Luwombwa River. 990Zambia1230C1C1170

Frequent shrub at edge of water; flowers pink with yellow pollen; pods golden-green, maturing dark brown-black.

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82928Mitracarpus hirtus02 Dec 1993MC Merello
MC Merello 939 D Bridson K
Disturbed forested ridge along Lake Tanganyika at Mbete Bay in Kalini Ridge. Mbala District; Mpulungu Protected Forest Area No. 45, 9.9 km along dirt road D13 (off Mbala-Mpulungu Road). 2000Zambia0831D3N870

Perennial herb to 30 cm tall from taproot; calyx green; petals white; anthers light yellow; on sands along lake front (beach).

-8.80000031.5000004
82940Monotes adenophyllus02 Dec 1993MC Merello
MC Merello 950 MC Merello MO
Disturbed forest along stream bed.Mbala District; Mpulungu Protected Forest Area No. 45, along dirt road D13 1.7 km west of its intersection with Mbala-Mpulungu Road. 0Zambia0831C3N1040

Tree 8 m, grey bark, buds green; inflorescence bracts brown and wanting; shiny brown gland at base of leaf blade where it meets the petiole on the upper surface. Common.

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82993Neorautanenia mitis02 Dec 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 953 DK Harder MO
Disturbed forest along stream bed.Mbala District; Mpulungu Protected Forest Area No. 45, along dirt road D13 1.7 km west of its intersection with Mbala-Mpulungu Road. 0Zambia0831C3N1040

Perennial vine, prostrate, with erect leaves 25 cm tall; blue-grey under sides with sandpaper texture; calyx green tinged with purple; banner green streaked with purple; wings purple, keel white, anthers orange-yellow; stamens white; young pods with a golden-brown pubescence.

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83054Olax obtusifolia02 Dec 1993MC Merello
MC Merello 945 MC Merello RD Noyes MO
Forest patches among cultivated areasMbala District; Mpulungu Protected Forest Area No. 45, off Mbala-Mpulungu Road along dirt road D13 6.4 km from beginning. 0Zambia0831C3N930

Tree 4 m; foliage glaucous; bark blackish-grey; young fruits green and ridged.

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83103Oxalis oligotricha02 Dec 1993MC Merello
MC Merello 951 MC Merello MO
Disturbed forest along stream bed.Mbala District; Mpulungu Protected Forest Area No. 45, along dirt road D13 1.7 km west of its intersection with Mbala-Mpulungu Road. 0Zambia0831C3N1040

Herb 25 cm tall; calyx green, petals magenta, flowers erect, fruits drooping. Common. Found on hillside of dry stream bed.

-8.81666731.1333335
83217Peltophorum africanum18 Nov 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
M Mupeta
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma M Mupeta 1953 DK Harder MO
Collections in riverine forest. Kasanka National Park, along Musande River. Along eastern shore approx. 1.5 km S of Musande Tent Camp. 990Zambia1230C1C1170

Tree of miombo to 8 m; calyx light green with darker brown hairs outside, lighter green inside; petals bright yellow; anthers yellow-orange.

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83220Peltophorum africanum05 Nov 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
M Mupeta
E Tmngonga
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma M Mupeta E Tmngonga 1857 DK Harder MO
In miombo woodland along stream (seasonal) at permanent pool. Musi-oa Tunia National Park, along road to Songwe Gorge ca. 4 km SW of intersection with Zimbabwe-Livingstone Road. 1060Zambia1725D4S870

Frequent tree to 4 m tall; young parts curved with light brown hairs; calyx light green; corolla bright yellow; filaments yellow-green; anthers yellow.

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83227Pericopsis angolensis07 Nov 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
DK Harder MC Merello 911 DK Harder MO
Woodlands, somewhat disturbed by fire and cutting. 2 km northeast of Choma along the Livingstone-Lusaka Road.0Zambia1627C3S1290

Slender tree 3.5 m tall; leaves glaucous; buds covered with a golden brown pubescence; sepals green-brown; petals white with purple stripes; banner with lime-green spot in center surrounded by dark purple patch, anthers yellow, filaments green.

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83228Pericopsis angolensis29 Nov 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 2188 DK Harder MO
Collections right above falls, in surrounding forest and along road in sandy soil in miombo woodland. Mbala District; Lungu Protected Forest Area; Kalambo Falls National Heritage site.1250Zambia0831C1N1230

Tree 10 m; on steep slopes calyx olive-green; petioles and petiolules with brown pubescence; calyx lobes white inside; standard white with purple veins on both sides; wings white; keel white; young pods green.

-8.59722231.2394445
83229Pericopsis angolensis01 Dec 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 107 DK Harder MO
Open woodlandMbala District; 24 km west of Mbala along Mbala-Mpulungu Road to Power Station Road (D549). Open woodlands between 22.6-25.6 km along D549 becoming road RD2. 0Zambia0831C3N1740

Tree with brown calyx and purple-streaked petals. Stamens and pistil green.

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83230Pericopsis angolensis16 Nov 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
M Mupeta
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma M Mupeta 1906 DK Harder MO
Collections in small mushitu forest and mixed miombo with large termite mounds. Kasanka National Park, ca. 1 km E of Musande Tent Camp.990Zambia1230C1C1260

Frequent miombo tree to 10 m; sometimes tipped up and growing horizontally; all surfaces including up to calyx covered with golden hairs; white standard streaked with deep purple with light green middle spot; wings purple; keel white with purple stripes. N.V. "umvbanga"

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83347Pseudoprosopis fischeri07 Dec 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma 136 RE Gereau MO
In green thickets on flat landKaputa District; Nsumbu National Park. 11.6 km from Nkamba Lodge west, 4.4 km southwest from bridge on road to park gate at Nsumbu in green thickets on flat land. 1080Zambia0830C2 N850

Common tree ca. 6 m tall with sweet-smelling flowers. White inflorescence and yellow anthers.

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83385Psydrax livida02 Dec 1993MC Merello
MC Merello 934 D Bridson K
Disturbed forested ridge along Lake Tanganyika at Mbete Bay in Kalini Ridge. Mbala District; Mpulungu Protected Forest Area No. 45, 9.9 km along dirt road D13 (off Mbala-Mpulungu Road). 2000Zambia0831D3N870

Tree 6-8 m; flowers white, slightly fragrant, visited by many flies and bees; stigmas yellowish exerted; branches smooth. Frequent.

-8.80000031.5000004
83453Rhynchosia luteola var. verdickii10 Nov 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
DK Harder MC Merello 928 DK Harder MO
Disturbed woodlandsDisturbed woodlands of Yieldingtree Farm, lands on southwest side of road, 14 km northwest of Lusaka on Botha's Rust Road (Mungwi Road). 0Zambia1528A3C1170

Climbing, vining shrub 1 m tall; sepals maroon, banner dark maroon with white edges, wings white with red stripe in middle; keel white flushed with pale red; pods green with red veins.

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83809Strychnos innocua08 Dec 1993MC Merello
MC Merello 999 AJM Leeuwenberg WAG
Disturbed miombo woodland.Kaputa District; Mweru Wantipa National Park, along main road through park (D-37) 8 km north of the southern park gate. 940Zambia0829C4N1100

Tree 15 m; light grey bark; calyx light green; petals thick avocado green color (tinged slightly red in bud); white cottony pubescence in flower center; stimga yellow; style white (persistent in young fruits), anthers yellow. Uncommon.

-8.91666729.4333335
83814Strychnos matopensis06 Dec 1993MC Merello
MC Merello 970 AJM Leeuwenberg WAG
Forest of steep, rocky dry water fallKaputa Region, Nsumbu National Forest, Nkamba Bay Valley Area.1080Zambia0830C2N915

Vine in tree tops at heights of 2-3 m; calyx green, corolla white. Frequent.

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83860Tamarindus indica05 Dec 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
M Mupeta
E Tmngonga
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma M Mupeta E Tmngonga 2212 DK Harder MO
In small patch of thick forest on north side of falls and up slope towards Nsamba Lodge. Kaputa District; Nsumbu National Park, along Lufubu River at Mwepwe Falls (Kafuna Falls).1080Zambia0830D1N900

Occasional tree 15 m tall; rough grey and black bark; leaflets light green; calyx green at base with yellow-orange lobes; standard closed to an open tube, orange with red veins; filaments red-green; ovary light green.

-8.69222230.5488895
83875Tapiphyllum burnettii06 Dec 1993MC Merello
MC Merello 963 D Bridson K
Forest of steep, rocky dry water fallKaputa Region, Nsumbu National Forest, Nkamba Bay Valley Area.1080Zambia0830C2N915

Small shrub 3 m; calyx light green, buds white and "downy soft". Uncommon.

-8.60000030.4833334
83901Teclea nobilis06 Dec 1993MC Merello
MC Merello 956 MC Merello MO
Wet forest along Lake TanganyikaKaputa District; Nsumbu National Forest, Kampasa Rain Forest, wet forest along Lake Tanganyika. 108,2000Zambia0830D1N870

Tree 6 m; young fruits light green. Common.

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83944Terminalia stenostachya02 Dec 1993MC Merello
MC Merello 948 CCH Jongkind WAG
Disturbed forest along stream bed.Mbala District; Mpulungu Protected Forest Area No. 45, along dirt road D13 1.7 km west of its intersection with Mbala-Mpulungu Road. 0Zambia0831C3N1040

Tree 6 m; some buds red, some cream-colored, open flowers white, feathery dirty-white "staminode" at base of flower; fragrance of musky-honey, winged fruits pinkish-red becoming greener around the seed.

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83979Thunbergia lancifolia07 Nov 1993MC Merello
MC Merello 914 KB Vollesen K
Woodlands, somewhat disturbed by fire and cutting. 2 km northeast of Choma along the Livingstone-Lusaka Road.0Zambia1627C3S1290

Suffrutex, 40-50 cm tall; base of stems white; corolla lobes dark blue-violet inside and outside, throat dark yellow inside cream yellow out; sepals green, fruits green.

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84022Trichilia prieuriana06 Dec 1993MC Merello
MC Merello 958 MC Merello MO
Wet forest along Lake TanganyikaKaputa District; Nsumbu National Forest, Kampasa Rain Forest, wet forest along Lake Tanganyika. 108,2000Zambia0830D1N870

Tree 6 m; fruits chalky, white-green in color; frequent.

-8.58333330.5000005
84034Tricliceras brevicaule var. brevicaule02 Dec 1993MC Merello
MC Merello 941 RD Noyes MO
Forest patches among cultivated areasMbala District; Mpulungu Protected Forest Area No. 45, off Mbala-Mpulungu Road along dirt road D13 6.4 km from beginning. 0Zambia0831C3N930

Perennial herb 10 cm tall, veins on upper surface of leaves red; calyx light green with clear to light pink glands; petals bright yellow-orange; anthers same; stamens green; fruits 3-sided, green. Growing on edge of cultivated field. Occasional.

-8.78333331.1166675
84078Tylosema fassoglense10 Nov 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
DK Harder MC Merello 924 FJ Breteler WAG
Disturbed woodlandsDisturbed woodlands of Yieldingtree Farm, lands on southwest side of road, 14 km northwest of Lusaka on Botha's Rust Road (Mungwi Road). 0Zambia1528A3C1170

Prostrate leafless vine spreading 2-4 m in all directions, stems red; petals yellow, young fruits red. Common.

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84147Vigna luteola19 Nov 1993DK Harder
MC Merello
CN Nkhoma
M Mupeta
DK Harder MC Merello CN Nkhoma M Mupeta 1972 DK Harder MO
Mushitu dominated by Syzygium, marshes and open waterKasanka National Park; Kalamafiala Forest. 990Zambia1230C1C1170

Rare twiner in grass and at edge of smaller ponds; stems tinged red; calyx green; standard green outside, yellow inside; wings yellow; keel lighter yellow; closed buds tinged purple at tip.

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84201Waltheria indica08 Dec 1993MC Merello
MC Merello 992 MC Merello MO
Dried dambo and grasslands around Lake Mweru Wantipa. Kaputa District; Mweru Wantipa National Park, along main road through park (D-37) 18.6 km south of northern park gate. 940Zambia0829D1N1000

Perennial herb to 75 cm tall; petals yellow; calyx green.

-8.68333329.5333335
84232Ziziphus abyssinica10 Nov 1993MC Merello
MC Merello 925 MC Merello MO
Disturbed woodlandsDisturbed woodlands of Yieldingtree Farm, lands on southwest side of road, 14 km northwest of Lusaka on Botha's Rust Road (Mungwi Road). 0Zambia1528A3C1170

Sprawling shrub 2 m; armed; young branches reddish-brown; leaves glossy above, golden brown soft pubescent beneath; flowers yellow-green.

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84237Zonotriche inamoena02 Dec 1993MC Merello
MC Merello 947 RD Noyes MO
Disturbed forest along stream bed.Mbala District; Mpulungu Protected Forest Area No. 45, along dirt road D13 1.7 km west of its intersection with Mbala-Mpulungu Road. 0Zambia0831C3N1040

Perennial grass along roadside to 1 m tall; calyx green covered with soft golden hairs; awns green at apex, purple at base; anthers cream-white.

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