Records determined by Nicholas Wightman

Determinations: 141

The following is a list of the records determined by Nicholas Wightman in species name order.

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NoSpeciesRecord dateRecorder(s)Coll.Det.Conf.HerbariaHabitatLocationLoc code(s) Outing codePlanted code Country QDSGrid ref.FZ DivAlt. (m)NotesLatLongLoc Acc Code
108027Aeollanthus subacaulis var. subacaulis21 Jan 2020N Wightman
N Wightman Open rocky clearing in Miombo woodland Lumbo Forest Reserve, Kasama Distr., Northern Province 0Zambia1030B2N1257

Growing in rocky/stony sandy soil amongst grasses and Xerophyta sp. in undisturbed miombo woodland

-10.13257930.8056656
74178Albuca kirkii06 Dec 2015N Wightman
N Wightman Roadside grassland By the old ZAF airport near Lilayi 0Zambia1528C2C1307

Plants can often be found in areas prone to annual fires

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74180Albuca kirkii12 Oct 2015N Wightman
N Wightman Roadside grassland Cultivated at Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka from material collected near the old ZAF airport, Lilayi, Lusaka 2Zambia1528C2C1290

Close up of the flower showing the green central band on each tepal

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74181Albuca kirkii05 May 2016N Wightman
N Wightman Roadside grassland Cultivated at Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka from material collected near the old ZAF airport, Lilayi, Lusaka 2Zambia1528C2C1290

Bulb showing the fibrous neck.

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69724Ammocharis tinneana15 Jul 2012N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Open woodlandCultivated from material existing on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka 2Zambia1528C2 C1290

Mature bulbs displaying long neck

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69725Ammocharis tinneana17 Nov 2014N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Open woodlandCultivated from material existing on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka 2Zambia1528C2 C1290

The pure white flowers open about an hour after sunset.

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69726Ammocharis tinneana18 Nov 2014N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Open woodlandCultivated from material existing on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka2Zambia1528C2 C1290

By the first morning, the flowers have developed a slight pink tinge.

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69727Ammocharis tinneana29 Nov 2014N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Open woodlandCultivated from material existing on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka 2Zambia1528C2 C1290

The inflorescence sometimes opens in succession leading to a contrast of the new and old flowers.

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69728Ammocharis tinneana29 Dec 2014N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Open woodlandCultivated from material existing on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka 2Zambia1528C2 C1290

The infructescence develops quickly after fertilization producing sometimes dozens of seeds.

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69729Ammocharis tinneana02 Jan 2015N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Open woodlandCultivated from material existing on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka. 2Zambia1528C2 C1290

Seeds are irregular in shape due to their development and can range from pea-sized to over 1cm across.

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72518Amorphophallus mossambicensis16 Nov 2011N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Open Woodland Growing naturally on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka 0Zambia1528C2C1290

The inflorescence begins to open in the early evening and the spadix emits a carrion-like odour to attract pollinators

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72519Amorphophallus mossambicensis18 Nov 2011N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Open Woodland Growing naturally on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka 0Zambia1528C2C1290

Fully expanded flower shedding pollen the morning after the inflorescence first opened.

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72520Amorphophallus mossambicensis19 Nov 2011N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Open Woodland Growing naturally on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka 0Zambia1528C2C1290

Inflorescences can appear from late October through to late December.

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72521Amorphophallus mossambicensis30 Dec 2006N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Open Woodland Growing naturally on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka 0Zambia1528C2C1290

Fully expanded leaf with ripening seedhead.

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72523Amorphophallus mossambicensis26 Dec 2006N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Open Woodland Growing naturally on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka 0Zambia1528C2C1290

Ripening berries can range in colour from orange to red and are dispersed by birds such as Bulbils.

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72524Amorphophallus mossambicensis28 Jan 2012N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Open Woodland Growing naturally on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka 0Zambia1528C2C1290

The berries generally contain 1 to 2 seeds which are recalcitrant and germinate within several weeks from ripening.

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72525Amorphophallus mossambicensis25 Feb 2007N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Open Woodland Growing naturally on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka 0Zambia1528C2C1290

The tubers are generally roundish to depressed globose depending on age and produce rhizomatous offsets as a means of vegetative propagation.

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108028Biophytum sensitivum20 Jan 2020N Wightman
N Wightman Riverine bank Chipili area, below Kalonde Falls, Kawambwa Distr., Luapula Province 0Zambia0929D4N1309

Growing on flood susceptible river bank along the Kalungwishi R. in medium to light shade in clayish loam soil.

-9.78262629.8703706
100534Brachycorythis inhambanensis10 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman Wet dambo in black muck soil Muchana dambo, Mwinilunga Distr., North-Western Province 0Zambia1124B3 W1368

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106314Brachycorythis inhambanensis10 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW117 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NDO
Very large open dambo grassland growing in the lower lying central area in wet black muck soil Very large open dambo (Muchana dambo) c. 60 km NE of Mwinilunga close to border with DRC
58
0Zambia1124B3 W1368

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100535Brachycorythis lastii17 Oct 2018N Wightman
N Wightman Thick leaf litter in sandy soil on riverine island Riverine island by Mumbuluma Rapids, Mporokoso Distr., Northern Province 0Zambia0929D1 N1232

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100537Brachycorythis pleistophylla subsp. pleistophylla12 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman Moist dambo grassland in sandy loam soil Chashala dambo on road to Chimfunsi Nature Reserve, Chingola Distr., Copperbelt Province 1500Zambia1227A4 W1311

Tubers of this species are possibly used in the preparation of a local Zambian dish called Chikanda with wild populations threatened by overharvesting.

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106321Brachycorythis pleistophylla subsp. pleistophylla12 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW130 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NU
Drier edge of dambo grassland growing in sandy loam soil Medium-sized open dambo near Chimfunsi Wildlife Orphanage c. 53 km W of Chingola
58
0Zambia1227A4 W1311

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100538Brachycorythis pubescens07 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman Dry to moist dambo in sandy loam soil Mufumbwe Plain (dambo), Mufumbwe Distr., North-Western Province 0Zambia1324B2 W0

Tubers of this species are possibly used in the preparation of a local Zambian dish called Chikanda with wild populations threatened by overharvesting.

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106292Brachycorythis pubescens07 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW99 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NDO
NU
Large open dambo on Kalaharia sand growing amid grasses, Ascolepis sp. and Syzigium guineense subsp. huillense Very large open dambo border the town of Mufumbwe
58
0Zambia1324B2 W1152

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106319Brachycorythis pubescens12 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW127 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NU
Open wet dambo grassland growing in black muck soil Large wet open dambo c. 86 km E of Solwezi
58
0Zambia1227A3 W1317

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100544Brachycorythis tenuior07 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman Dry to moist dambo in sandy loam soil Mufumbwe Plain (dambo), Mufumbwe Distr., North-Western Province 0Zambia1324B2 W1151

Tubers of this species are possibly used in the preparation of a local Zambian dish called Chikanda with wild populations threatened by overharvesting.

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106290Brachycorythis tenuior07 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW97 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NDO
NU
Large open dambo on Kalaharia sand growing amid grasses, Ascolepis sp. and Syzigium guineense subsp. huillense Very large open dambo border the town of Mufumbwe
58
0Zambia1324B2 W1152

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76275Bulbostylis macra18 Dec 2016N Wightman
N Wightman MG Bingham Lusaka N Park0Zambia1528C2C1314

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100546Chlorophytum calyptrocarpum04 Feb 2018N Wightman
B Bytebier
N Wightman Sandy seepage zone among rocky outcrop Kundalila Falls, Serenje Distr., Central Province 1210Zambia1330B1C1509

-13.15471330.7006106
100547Chlorophytum cameronii var. pterocaulon06 Feb 2018N Wightman
B Bytebier
F Llarena
N Wightman Wet dambo in black muck soil Luchindasi dambo, Mungwi area, Kasama Distr., Northern Province 0Zambia1031B3N1216

-10.34492831.5290806
100549Chlorophytum galpinii var. matabelense05 Feb 2018N Wightman
B Bytebier
N Wightman Rocky outcrop in soil pocket By dining area of Mutinondo Lodge, Mpika Distr., Muchinga Province 1160Zambia1231A4N1458

-12.45493331.2914066
74187Chlorophytum longifolium13 Jan 2007N Wightman
N Wightman Open Woodland/Grassland By the old ZAF airport near Lilayi 0Zambia1528C2C1307

Clumped habit

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74188Chlorophytum longifolium17 Jan 2016N Wightman
N Wightman Open Woodland/Grassland Cultivated at Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka from material collected near the old ZAF airport, Lilayi, Lusaka 2Zambia1528C2C1290

Single habit

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74190Chlorophytum macrophyllum11 Jan 2012N Wightman
N Wightman Woodland Near Kalongasola village north west of Katete town. 0Zambia1331D4E786

Plant found growing in riverine habitat

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74192Chlorophytum macrophyllum18 Dec 2015N Wightman
N Wightman Woodland Cultivated at Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka from material collected near Kalongasola village, Katete District 2Zambia1528C2C1290

Close up of the dense inflorescence

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107816Clerodendrum ternatum12 Dec 2019N Wightman
N Wightman Rocky miombo woodland Along Mulungushi River, Chibombo Distr., Central Province 0Zambia1428D4C562

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69733Costus spectabilis28 Apr 2012N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman WoodlandCultivated at Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka from material collected at Chisomo Farms in Central Province Zambia 2Zambia1528C2C1290

The vertical rhizome can reach over 30cm in length and 2.5cm wide but are brittle and easily broken

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69734Costus spectabilis10 May 2015N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman WoodlandCultivated at Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka from material collected at Chisomo Farms in Central Province Zambia2Zambia1528C2C1290

Developing rhizomes adapt to obstacles during growth and can become misshapen.

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108031Crinum subcernuum21 Jan 2020N Wightman
N Wightman Riverine bank floodplain Lumbo Forest Reserve, Kasama Distr., Northern Province 0Zambia1030B2 N1266

Growing on flood prone riverbanks along the Lukulu R. in sandy to clayish soils

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107819Cyanastrum johnstonii09 Jan 2020N Wightman
N Wightman Light shade amongst rocks Dabuyu Farms, Lilayi, Lusaka 2Zambia1528C2C1290

Cultivated from material originally collected by Mike Bingham at the Mansa Research Station

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108034Cyphostemma rhodesiae18 Feb 2020N Wightman
N Wightman Open woodland Dabuyu Farms, Lilayi, Lusaka Distr., Lusaka Province 0Zambia1528C2C1262

Naturally growing in the plant nursery section of Dabuyu Farms, Lilayi, Lusaka

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100579Disa equestris10 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman Wet dambo in black muck soil Muchana dambo, Mwinilunga Distr., North-Western Province 0Zambia1124B3 W1368

Tubers of this species are used in the preparation of a local Zambian dish called Chikanda with wild populations threatened by overharvesting.

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100580Disa equestris12 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman Wet dambo in black muck soil Kikana area, Solwezi Distr., North-Western Province 0Zambia1227A3 W1317

Tubers of this species are used in the preparation of a local Zambian dish called Chikanda with wild populations threatened by overharvesting.

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106308Disa equestris10 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW116 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NDO
NU
Very large open dambo grassland growing in the lower lying central area in wet black muck soil Very large open dambo (Muchana dambo) c. 60 km NE of Mwinilunga close to border with DRC
58
0Zambia1124B3 W1368

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106318Disa equestris12 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW126 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NDO
NU
Open wet dambo grassland growing in black muck soil Large wet open dambo c. 86 km E of Solwezi
58
0Zambia1227A3 W1317

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106327Disa equestris12 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW132 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NU
Wetter section of dambo grassland growing in moist sandy loam Medium-sized open dambo near Chimfunsi Wildlife Orphanage c. 53 km W of Chingola
58
0Zambia1227A4 W1310

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106298Disa hircicornis09 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW105 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NDO
NU
Moist to wet mid ranges of open seepage dambo grassland growing in sandy soil Medium-sized seepage dambo c. 60 km SW of Solwezi
58
0Zambia1226C1 W1267

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100581Disa ornithantha10 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman Dry to moist dambo in sandy to sandy loam soil Muchana dambo, Mwinilunga Distr., North-Western Province 0Zambia1124B3 W1372

Tubers of this species are used in the preparation of a local Zambian dish called Chikanda with wild populations threatened by overharvesting.

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106303Disa ornithantha10 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW111 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NDO
NU
OOpen grassland area within Uapaca woodland growing in sandy to sandy loam soil Dry open grassy dambo c. 30 km N of Mwinilunga
58
0Zambia1124A4 W1458

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106305Disa ornithantha10 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW113 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NU
Very large open dambo grassland growing on drier upper slopes in sandy to sandy loam soil Very large open dambo (Muchana dambo) c. 60 km NE of Mwinilunga close to border with DRC
58
0Zambia1124B3 W1372

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106313Disa ornithantha11 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW122 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NU
Large open flat dambo grassland growing in Kalahari sand Large open dambo (Kambamba dambo) c. 38 km E of Mwinilunga
58
0Zambia1124D4 W1485

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106274Disa welwitschii subsp. welwitschii05 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW78 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NU
Grassland patches in open woodland in full sun growing with Orthochilus walleri and tall grasses in clay to clay loam soils Grassy area approx. 1 hectare in size, c. 2 km south of M18 between Kitwe and Lufwanyama
58
0Zambia1227C4 W1217

Confirmed species harvest for the Chikanda trade

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106277Disa welwitschii subsp. welwitschii05 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW81 N Wightman K
NDO
Small to medium sized dambo grassland Grassland beside M18 between Lufwanyama and M8 turnoff growing with Habenaria zambesina, Eulophia calantha, Pachycarpus bisacculatus and grasses in clay to clay loam soils
58
0Zambia1227C3 W1248

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106287Disa welwitschii subsp. welwitschii07 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW94 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NU
Large open dambo on Kalaharia sand growing amid grasses, Ascolepis sp. and Syzigium guineense subsp. huillense Very large open dambo border the town of Mufumbwe
58
0Zambia1324B2 W1151

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106301Disa welwitschii subsp. welwitschii09 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW109 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NU
Open moist to wet grassland area of woodland growing in dark sandy clay soil Open grassy dambo in woodland c. 105 km E of Mwinilunga
58
0Zambia1125C4 W1439

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106306Disa welwitschii subsp. welwitschii10 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW114 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NU
Very large open dambo grassland growing on drier upper slopes in sandy to sandy loam soil Very large open dambo (Muchana dambo) c. 60 km NE of Mwinilunga close to border with DRC
58
0Zambia1124B3 W1369

Confirmed species harvest for the Chikanda trade

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106315Disa welwitschii subsp. welwitschii11 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW123 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NU
Drier upper slopes of wet dambo grassland in moist sandy loam Small seepage dambo along small stream c. 70 km E of Mwinilunga
58
0Zambia1125C3 W1463

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106326Disa welwitschii subsp. welwitschii12 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW131 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NU
Drier edge of dambo grassland growing in sandy loam soil Medium-sized open dambo near Chimfunsi Wildlife Orphanage c. 53 km W of Chingola
58
0Zambia1227A4 W1311

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69746Drimia indica20 Dec 2014N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Grassland Cultivated from material existing on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka 2Zambia1528C2C1290

Mature bulbs are loose with easily separated scales (which can be used for propagation) though they produce enough seed that it is usually not needed

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69747Drimia indica31 Aug 2012N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Grassland Cultivated from material existing on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka 2Zambia1528C2C1290

The inflorescence appears in July to August as the cool dry season transitions into the hot dry season.

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69749Drimia indica25 Nov 2006N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Grassland Cultivated from material existing on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka. 2Zambia1528C2C1290

The linear leaves appear with the arrival of the rains and are an attractive bluish green colour.

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69750Drimia indica06 Nov 2014N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Grassland Cultivated from material existing on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka 2Zambia1528C2C1290

The black papery winged seeds ripen before the rains and are wind distributed.

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105773Drimia sanguinea09 Sep 2019N Wightman
N Wightman Collected from disturbed woodland being cleared for agriculture growing in sandy loam Cultivated at Dabuyu Farms 2Zambia1528C2C1290

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105774Drimia sanguinea14 Aug 2019N Wightman
N Wightman Collected in undisturbed open miombo woodland on Kalahari sand on road to Kalengwa Mine, North-Western Province Cultivated at Dabuyu Farms 2Zambia1528C2C1290

Original location:Lat:-13.306722, Long:25.086128 Zambian prov. Nw, Altitude:1190

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107822Endostemon obtusifolius12 Dec 2019N Wightman
N Wightman Rocky miombo woodland Along Mulungushi River, Chibombo Distr., Central Province 0Zambia1428D4C562

-14.80014028.8919856
106426Eulophia angolensis10 Oct 2018N Wightman
N Wightman NCW57B N Wightman B Bytebier NU
Riverside dambo area under shade of Syzigium sp. along Kalungwishi R. with grasses, Kniphofia grantii, Gladiolus unguiculatus and Eulophia coeloglossa Kalonde Falls, Kawambwa Distr., Luapula Province0Zambia0929D4 N1393

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106283Eulophia cucullata06 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW89 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NU
Edge of degraded large dambo growing with Gladiolus sp. and Orthochilus walleri in clay to sandy loam soil Medium to large dambo c. 2.5 km W of M8 and D181 junction
58
0Zambia1325B2 W1364

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100588Eulophia flavopurpurea07 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman Dry to moist dambo in sandy loam soil Mufumbwe Plain (dambo), Mufumbwe Distr., North-Western Province 0Zambia1324B2 W1152

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106289Eulophia flavopurpurea07 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW96 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NU
Large open dambo on Kalaharia sand growing amid grasses, Ascolepis sp. and Syzigium guineense subsp. huillense Very large open dambo border the town of Mufumbwe
58
0Zambia1324B2 W1152

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107823Eulophia guineensis05 Dec 2019N Wightman
N Wightman Miombo woodland Lilayi Lodge, Lusaka Distr., Lusaka Province 0Zambia1528C2 C1305

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107824Eulophia norlindhii05 Dec 2019N Wightman
N Wightman NcW157 N Wightman NU
Miombo woodland Lilayi Lodge, Lusaka Distr., Lusaka Province 0Zambia1528C2 C1302

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102576Freesia grandiflora15 Apr 2019N Wightman
N Wightman Natural habitat:open woodland and scrub usually in rocky areas Cultivated at Dabuyu Farms from material collected in Shimabala, Zambia 2Zambia1528C2 C1290

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106637Gladiolus dalenii subsp. dalenii29 Apr 2019N Wightman
N Wightman Grown in open grassland in sandy loam soil Lilayi, Lusaka Distr., Lusaka Province 2Zambia1528C2 C1265

Cultivated at Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka

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102577Gladiolus erectiflorus15 Apr 2019N Wightman
N Wightman Natural habitat is usually Brachystegia woodlandCultivated at Dabuyu Farms from material collected by Mkushi Gorge, Zambia 2Zambia1528C2 C1290

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105775Gladiolus erectiflorus11 Jun 2017N Wightman
Q Allen
RR Monge
N Wightman Undisturbed miombo woodland in rocky to gravelly soilRidge above Mkushi River, Lunsemfwa area, Mkushi Distr. 0Zambia1429C1 C996

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90785Gladiolus gregarius02 Oct 2017MG Bingham
N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Miombo woodland among rocks Understory of miombo woodland in rocky outcrops at Lazy-J Ranch 1450Zambia1528A4 C1340

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90787Gladiolus gregarius29 Mar 2017MG Bingham
N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Miombo woodland among rocks Understory of miombo woodland among rocky patches near Kalungwishi River between Lumangwe and Kabwelume Falls 122,1340Zambia0929C2 N1165

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100596Gladiolus melleri15 Oct 2018N Wightman
N Wightman Margin of dambo and miombo woodland in sandy to clay loam soil Lumangwe Falls area, Mporokoso Distr., Northern Province 1220Zambia0929C2 N1170

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100598Glossostelma carsonii11 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman Dry to moist dambo in sandy loam soil Lumwana area, Mwinilunga Distr., North-Western Province 0Zambia1125C3W1460

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72533Grewia pachycalyx17 Jan 2016N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Open Woodland/Grassland Growing naturally on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka 0Zambia1528C2C1290

Flowers usually open singulary on each branch.

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94060Habenaria cornuta08 Feb 2018N Wightman
B Bytebier
F Llarena
N Wightman B Bytebier F Llarena Wet dambos and grasslands Roadside dambo along M3 (Kasama District).0Zambia1030B2 N1232

Tubers of this species are possibly used in the preparation of a local Zambian dish called Chikanda with wild populations may be threatened by overharvesting.

6
94061Habenaria cornuta10 Feb 2018N Wightman
B Bytebier
F Llarena
N Wightman B Bytebier F Llarena Wet dambos and grasslands Roadside dambo along D94 (Mansa District) 0Zambia1129A3 N1215

Tubers of this species are possibly used in the preparation of a local Zambian dish called Chikanda with wild populations may be threatened by overharvesting.

6
101712Habenaria kilimanjari11 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman Moist edge of inundated grassland in sandy loam soilNyikongola dambo, Chimwishi area, Mwinilunga Distr., North-Western Province 0Zambia1124D1 W1432

Tubers of this species are possibly used in the preparation of a local Zambian dish called Chikanda with wild populations threatened by overharvesting.

6
106311Habenaria kilimanjari11 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW120 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NDO
NU
Drier upper edges of a wet, inundated grassland growing in sandy to sandy loam soil Medium-sized dambo (Nyikongola dambo) c. 16 km E of Mwinilunga
58
0Zambia1124D1 W1432

6
107825Habenaria magnirostris18 Dec 2019N Wightman
E Banda
N Wightman E Banda NcW166 N Wightman K
Perennial wet dambo grassland Chakwenga Headwaters and Nyabutaye Peat Bog, Rufunsa Distr., Lusaka Province 1710Zambia1529A2 C1082

Picture showing the rostellum mid-lobe standing in front of the anthers.

6
101740Habenaria schimperiana09 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman Wet dambo in peaty soil Kapuba area, Solwezi Distr., North-Western Province 0Zambia1226C1 W1268

Tubers of this species are used in the preparation of a local Zambian dish called Chikanda with wild populations threatened by overharvesting.

6
106299Habenaria schimperiana09 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW106 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NDO
NU
Moist to very wet lower area of open seepage dambo grassland growing in black muck to peaty soils Medium-sized seepage dambo c. 60 km SW of Solwezi
58
0Zambia1226C1 W1267

6
106275Habenaria zambesina05 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW80 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NDO
NU
Small to medium sized dambo grassland Grassland beside M18 between Lufwanyama and M8 turnoff growing with Disa welwitschii subsp. welwitschii, Eulophia calantha, Pachycarpus bisacculatus and grasses in clay to clay loam soils
58
0Zambia1227C3 W1248

6
106279Habenaria zambesina05 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW84 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NU
Medium sized wet dambo grassland Grassland beside M18 between Lufwanyama and M8 turnoff growing with Stathmostelma pauciflorum and grasses in wet black dambo soil
58
0Zambia1227C3 W1244

6
106286Habenaria zambesina07 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW93 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NU
Large open dambo on Kalaharia sand growing amid grasses, Ascolepis sp. and Syzigium guineense subsp. huillense Very large open dambo border the town of Mufumbwe
58
0Zambia1324B2 W1151

6
106317Habenaria zambesina11 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW125 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NU
Rocky miombo woodland on slope in gravelly sandy loam soil Open woodland c. 1 km from T5 turnoff to Nyambwezu Falls c. 85 km E of Mwinilunga
58
0Zambia1125C3 W1458

6
72536Hibiscus ovalifolius22 Feb 2007N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Open Woodland/Grassland Chisomo Farms in Central Province 0ZambiaC0

Plant found growing near a seepage area by farm roadside

0.0000000.0000000
74203Hibiscus ovalifolius07 Mar 2016N Wightman
N Wightman Open Woodland Growing naturally on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka 0Zambia1528C2C1290

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74205Hibiscus rhodanthus22 Aug 2015N Wightman
N Wightman Miombo Woodland Growing in Miombo woodland on the property of Robin and Jo Pope 0Zambia1528C2C1337

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108071Holothrix longiflora19 Jan 2020N Wightman
N Wightman Rocky miombo woodland Chipili area, rocky Miombo woodland around Kalonde Falls, Kawambwa Distr., Luapula Province 0Zambia0929D4 N1390

Growing in rocky miombo woodland in larger soil pockets in sandy loam soil with higher leaf litter concentrations

6
74207Hypericophyllum compositarum19 Apr 2015N Wightman
N Wightman Roadside grassland Along the roadside of Shantumbu Rd. near the boundary fence of Lusaka National Park 0Zambia1528C2C1305

-15.53045328.3421066
101797Impatiens assurgens26 Jan 2017N Wightman
RE Bone
K Yokoya
N Wightman Riverside dambo in moist sandy loam soil By Mansa River by Kapishya Hot Springs Lodge, Shiwa N'gandu Distr., Muchinga Province 1180Zambia1131B1N1430

-11.16969931.6061426
107826Kanahia laniflora12 Dec 2019N Wightman
N Wightman Cracks in riverside rocky outcrops Along Mulungushi River, Chibombo Distr., Central Province 0Zambia1428D4C535

-14.80217728.8964366
102584Lapeirousia erythrantha15 Apr 2019N Wightman
N Wightman Natural habitat is open woodland and scrub usually in rocky areas Cultivated at Dubuyu Farms from material collected north-west of Katete, Zambia2Zambia1528C2 C1290

Chikanda is a local Zambian foodstuff made from the dried ground tubers of a range of terrestrial orchids in the genera Disa, Habenaria, Satyrium, Brachycorythis and Platycoryne

5
74210Ledebouria revoluta11 Jan 2012N Wightman
N Wightman Open Woodland Near Kalongasola village north west of Katete town 0Zambia1331D4E786

Mottled and solid green leaved plants growing together in habitat

-13.81890531.9411596
74211Ledebouria revoluta10 Oct 2015N Wightman
N Wightman Open Woodland Cultivated at Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka from material collected near Kalongasola village, Katete District 2Zambia1528C2C1290

Close up of the dense inflorescence

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101799Ludwigia abyssinica07 Mar 2019N Wightman
N Wightman Wet dambo in black muck soil Chimpempe, Kawambwa Distr., Luapula Province 0Zambia0929C2N1192

-9.55205629.4463056
74212Maerua juncea subsp. juncea06 Aug 2012N Wightman
N Wightman Open Woodland/Thicket At Munga Lodge in Livingstone 0Zambia1725D4S898

-17.87918725.8601016
106639Nervilia adolphi var. adolphi06 Nov 2019N Wightman
N Wightman Plants were collected from degraded miombo woodland Shimabala area, Kafue Distr., Lusaka Province 2Zambia1528C1 C1056

Cultivated at Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka

1
101802Nervilia kotschyi var. kotschyi15 Oct 2018MG Bingham
N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Undisturbed miombo woodland Lumangwe Falls area, Mporokoso Distr., Northern Province 1220Zambia0929C2 N1161

6
107828Orthochilus euanthus05 Dec 2019N Wightman
N Wightman Miombo woodland Lilayi Lodge, Lusaka Distr., Lusaka Province 0Zambia1528C2 C1307

6
101803Orthochilus milnei10 Oct 2018N Wightman
N Wightman Riverside grassy area in sandy loam soil Riverside dambo above Kalonde Falls, Kawambwa Distr., Luapula Province 0Zambia0929D4 N1384

6
101804Orthochilus walleri05 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman Margin of undisturbed miombo woodland and dambo in sandy loam soil Kanyamfimbolo Village area, Lufwanyama Distr., Copperbelt Province 0Zambia1227C4 W1214

6
106276Orthochilus walleri05 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW79 N Wightman K
NDO
NU
Grassland patches in open woodland in full sun growing with Disa welwitschii subsp. welwitschii and tall grasses in clay to clay loam soils Grassy area approx. 1 hectare in size, c. 2 km south of M18 between Kitwe and Lufwanyama
58
0Zambia1227C4 W1217

6
90789Pancratium tenuifolium12 Jul 2017N Wightman
N Wightman Open woodland/grassland Disturbed grassland area next to Kafue Rd. in Chilanga across from Munda Wanga 0Zambia1528C2 C1218

6
101815Parinari capensis subsp. capensis11 Feb 2018N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman Road verge in gravel soil Bangweulu Wetlands, Samfya Distr., Luapula Province 1120Zambia1229B2N1167

-12.08826229.7517126
74214Plumbago zeylanica23 May 2015N Wightman
N Wightman Open Woodland/Thicket Along a village path near Chipepo village close to Lake Kariba 0Zambia1627D4S491

-16.82363827.8599226
101818Polystachya concreta28 Mar 2017N Wightman
N Wightman Epiphytically growing on Brachystegia sp. in undisturbed miombo woodland. Woodland between Lumangwe and Kabwelume Falls, Mporokoso Distr., Northern Province 122,1340Zambia0929C2 N1171

6
101819Polystachya modesta07 Mar 2019N Wightman
N Wightman Epiphytically growing on Brachystegia sp. in lightly disturbed miombo woodland Lomashi, Mporokoso Distr., Northern Province 0Zambia0929C2 N1190

6
101820Polystachya modesta08 Mar 2019N Wightman
N Wightman Lithophytically growing in shade of small tree on rocky outcrop by riverside Ntumbachusi Falls, Kawambwa Distr., Luapula Province 1270Zambia0928D4 N1208

6
105777Protea angolensis var. angolensis10 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman Dry upper edges of dambo in Kalahari sand Muchana dambo, Mwinilunga Distr., North-Western Province 0Zambia1124B3W0

Found growing near and flowering at the same time as Protea matonchiana.

-11.40340724.6779946
94064Radinosiphon leptostachya08 Feb 2018N Wightman
B Bytebier
F Llarena
N Wightman B Bytebier F Llarena High rainfall Miombo woodland Rocky seepage woodland area near to Kalungwishi headwaters 0Zambia0930C4 N1640

Tubers of this species are possibly used in the preparation of a local Zambian dish called Chikanda with wild populations may be threatened by overharvesting.

6
101859Rangaeris muscicola10 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman High rainfall Miombo woodland Ikungu area, Mwinilunga Distr., North-Western Province 0Zambia1124B3 W1495

6
106645Rhynchosia hirta17 Aug 2019N Wightman
N Wightman Growing wild in shade of Khaya nyasica in sandy loam soil Dabuyu Farms, Lilayi, Lusaka Distr. Lusaka Province 0Zambia1528C2C1262

-15.52146728.2655836
107830Satyrium breve18 Dec 2019N Wightman
E Banda
N Wightman E Banda NcW167 N Wightman K
Perennial wet dambo grassland Chakwenga Headwaters and Nyabutaye Peat Bog, Rufunsa Distr., Lusaka Province 1710Zambia1529A2 C1082

6
106188Satyrium kitimboense05 Feb 2018N Wightman
B Bytebier
N Wightman B Bytebier BB3543 N Wightman K
NDO
NU
Miombo woodland; On side of road in sandy soil. Along the road towards the camp.
58
0Zambia1231A3 N1470

6
106280Satyrium kitimboense06 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW86 N Wightman K
NDO
Undisturbed miombo woodland growing with Fadogia fushioides and grasses in sandy/rocky soil Woodland c. 1 km N of Kamakunka village
58
0Zambia1326A1 W1390

6
101862Satyrium volkensii12 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman Undisturbed miombo woodland in rocky sandy loam soil Semu area, by Chimfunsi Nature Reserve, Chingola Distr., Copperbelt Province 1500Zambia1227A4 W1320

Tubers of this species are possibly used in the preparation of a local Zambian dish called Chikanda with wild populations threatened by overharvesting.

6
106281Satyrium volkensii06 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW87 N Wightman K
NDO
NU
Undisturbed miombo woodland growing with sparse grasses in sandy/rocky soil Woodland c. 1 km N of Kamakunka village
58
0Zambia1326A1 W1387

6
106328Satyrium volkensii12 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW133 N Wightman K
NU
Disturbed miombo woodland bordering dambo growing in sandy loam soil Woodland bordering dambo near Chimfunsi Wildlife Orphanage c. 53 km W of Chingola
58
0Zambia1227A4 W1320

6
106332Satyrium volkensii12 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW137 N Wightman K
NDO
Undisturbed miombo woodland along gravel road growing in sandy/gravel soil Woodland bordering dambo near Chimfunsi Wildlife Orphanage c. 55 km W of Chingola
58
0Zambia1227A4 W1327

6
74215Savannosiphon euryphyllus05 May 2016N Wightman
N Wightman Open Woodland/Thicket Growing naturally on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka 0Zambia1528C2 C1290

6
69738Scadoxus multiflorus subsp. multiflorus21 May 2015N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Open woodland Cultivated from material existing on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka. 2Zambia1528C2 C1290

Old bulbs have a rhizomatous nature as they grow from which sometimes offset bulbs can develop.

5
69739Scadoxus multiflorus subsp. multiflorus07 Dec 2015N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Open woodland Cultivated from material existing on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka. 2Zambia1528C2 C1290

The blooms of Scadoxus multiflorus subsp. multiflorus being pollinated by a species of sunbird.

5
76592Scleria bulbifera18 Dec 2016N Wightman
NW-4300 N Wightman MG Bingham Lusaka National Park0Zambia1528C2C1314

-15.54500028.3663894
107832Spermacoce sphaerostigma05 Mar 2019N Wightman
J Simbeya
N Wightman J Simbeya Perennial wet dambo grassland Munshimbwe area, Mporokoso Distr., Northern Province 0Zambia0930C1N1388

-9.61354430.0222986
101863Stathmostelma pauciflorum05 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman Moist to wet dambo in black muck soil Ingwe area, Kasempa Distr., North-Western Province 0Zambia1326A2W1230

-13.02005326.4762876
69743Stylochaeton puberulus16 Aug 2012N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Open woodland Cultivated from material existing on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka 2Zambia1528C2C1290

The infructescence develops just under the soil surface and when ripe, the berries detach easily and have a sweet fruity aroma

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69744Stylochaeton puberulus20 Oct 2015N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Open woodland Cultivated from material existing on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka. 2Zambia1528C2C1290

The numerous fleshy roots emerge from a short vertical rhizome (the inflorescence is unusally elongated from growing in a mounded vegetable row)

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69745Tacca leontopetaloides21 May 2015N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Cultivated at Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka from material collected at the old ZAF airport, Lilayi, Lusaka Grassland2Zambia1528C2C1290

The tubers are roundish to discoid in shape with no easily discernible growing point

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74216Tacca leontopetaloides24 Feb 2007N Wightman
N Wightman Open Woodland Photographed at Chisomo Farms in Central Province Zambia 0Zambia0

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107833Tricliceras glanduliferum11 Dec 2019N Wightman
N Wightman Rocky miombo woodland Along Mulungushi River, Chibombo Distr., Central Province 0Zambia1428D4C536

-14.80272628.8962466
101864Trochomeria polymorpha15 Oct 2018N Wightman
N Wightman Disturbed miombo woodland along path Lumangwe Falls area, Mporokoso Distr., Northern Province 1220Zambia0929C2N1169

-9.54355829.3889196
74221Vernonia amygdalina08 Jul 2014N Wightman
N Wightman Open Woodland/Grassland Growing naturally on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka 0Zambia1528C2C1290

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69751Walleria mackenziei21 May 2015N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Open woodland Cultivated at Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka from material collected at Kachubwa village, Katete District, Eastern Province Zambia 2Zambia1528C2C1290

The irregularly shaped tubers cluster closely together and are usually quite deep in the soil (circa. 20-30cm)

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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: Records determined by Nicholas Wightman.
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