Records determined by Mary Merello

Determinations: 84

The following is a list of the records determined by Mary Merello 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
80870Agauria salicifolia22 Nov 1993DK Harder
DK Harder 2099 MC Merello 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

Occasional shrub along stream; petioles pink; calyx light green; lobes tipped in pink; young fruits light green.

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81088Bersama abyssinica subsp. engleriana25 Nov 1993DK Harder
DK Harder 2150 MC Merello 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 at edge of wet forest area bordering woodland; calyx light green; petals white; stigma and style green; past flowers fade to light green.

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81099Biophytum abyssinicum22 Nov 1993DK Harder
DK Harder 2083 MC Merello 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

Rare along secondary stream; calyx green and striped red; petals light purple.

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81131Boscia salicifolia29 Nov 1993DK Harder
DK Harder 2182 MC Merello 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

Rare tree, weak-wooded; young fruit green turning a light orange.

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81132Boscia salicifolia07 Dec 1993CN Nkhoma
CN Nkhoma 133 MC Merello 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. 1080Zambia0830C2N1000

Uncommon tree 15-20 m tall. White-green fruits.

-8.59194430.4711115
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.1080Zambia0830C2N915

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

-8.60000030.4833334
81228Burttia prunoides30 Nov 1993CN Nkhoma
CN Nkhoma 60 MC Merello MO
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

Uncommon tree. Calyx bilobed. Bronze petals, long pistil above furry ovary.

-8.69500031.2694444
81230Cadaba kirkii29 Nov 1993DK Harder
DK Harder 2185 MC Merello 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

Occasional shrub in woodland; fruits opening along sutures and exposing bright orange aril; "pods" somewhat sticky and deep green.

-8.59722231.2394445
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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81250Cassipourea mollis01 Dec 1993CN Nkhoma
CN Nkhoma 120 MC Merello 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

Shrub with green inflorescence and red-seeded fruit.

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81268Centemopsis gracilenta24 Feb 1995MM Nawa
MM Nawa 93 MC Merello MO
Mavunda thicketMwinilunga District; along Mwinilunga-Luwawu Mission Road; ca. 26 km from Luwawu Mission.0Zambia1124C1W1230

Rare; in thicket; white flowers; superior ovary; long, narrow leaves.

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81305Chaetachme aristata01 May 1994DK Harder
DK Harder 3025 MC Merello G McPherson MO
Collections from along W edge of mushitu. Ndola Rural District; 4.6 km W of Lukoshi at intersection of roads to St. Anthony's Mission and Mukumpu School, Kabunda village, Manda mushitu. 0Zambia1327B4W1230

Rare; lianescent shrub in deep shade; tepals green; anthers yellow-orange; fruit light orange.

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81317Chamaecrista mimosoides09 Mar 1995DK Harder
B Luwiika
MM Nawa
NB Zimba
DK Harder B Luwiika MM Nawa NB Zimba 175 MC Merello MO
In degraded woodland on sand, collections along Manyinga River in flooded area. Kabompo District; Kambyenyuna forest along the Kabompo-Mwinilunga Road ca. 11 km from the Loloma Hospital road junction in Manyinga. 0Zambia1324A4B1140

Very common; in woodland; stem reddish and green; stipules; petals bright yellow.

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81323Chironia laxiflora24 May 1994CN Nkhoma
CN Nkhoma 254 MC Merello MO
In riverine forest along dried up streams in miombo woodland. Isoka District; 95.3 km from Isoka turnoff to Muyombe. 0Zambia1033A3N1320

1 m tall; uncommon herb with pink petals and yellow anthers. Stamens shorter than the white pistil.

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81399Cleome hirta26 May 1994DK Harder
DK Harder 3240 MC Merello MO
Collections at turn out along roadside, in steep woodland and in valley bottoms with seasonal water.Isoka District; ca. 84 km E-SE of intersection of Mpika-Nakonde Highway (Great North Hwy.) on road to (RD72). Connecting to Muyombe (M14), in Fungwe National Forest, # 429. 0Zambia1033A3N1050

Weak-wooded shrub to 1.5 m; also seen in disturbed cultivated fields; calyx red-purple; corolla pink with purple stripe medially and longitudinally; filaments purple; anthers yellow; fruits light green with purple; stems purple.

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81542Crassula vaginata01 Mar 1995MM Nawa
MM Nawa 148 MC Merello MO
Collections in riverine forest along stream and in adjacent woodland. Mwinilunga District; Lisombo Botanical Reserve along the Lisombo stream ca. 26 km from Ikelenge in Kafweko area; west of Ikelenge. 0Zambia1124B3W1230

Occasional; alongside a path; in woodland; flowers with small white petals; leaves and stem very succulent.

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81719Cucumis hirsutus23 Nov 1993DK Harder
DK Harder 2105 MC Merello 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

Rare in woodland; male flowers only; calyx green; corolla light yellow; anthers yellow.

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81725Cussonia arborea31 Oct 1993DK Harder
DK Harder 1842 MC Merello 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

Frequent shrub to 2 m, occasionally branched bark tan; petals light green, gynoecium darker green.

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81914Diospyros kirkii31 Oct 1993DK Harder
DK Harder 1847 MC Merello 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

Frequent tree to 10 m, black-grey, shallowly fissured bark; young plant parts, axillary buds; calyx lobes and outer corolla tube covered with brownish-red hairs; fruits green, flesh light yellow with sticky sap; interior of corolla tube waxy white.

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81915Diospyros kirkii05 Nov 1993DK Harder
DK Harder 1858 MC Merello 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 15 m, square-blocked dark bark; leaves light green; young parts, calyx and outer surface of corolla tube with brown hairs; corolla lobes light green.

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81916Diospyros kirkii07 May 1994DK Harder
DK Harder 3042 MC Merello MO
In Mopane/Combretum woodland on quartz/mica soils; very drySerenje District; 10.9 km N of Chisomo village. 0Zambia1330D1C600

Frequent, tree to 6 m; fruit green-yellow.

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81917Diospyros kirkii16 May 1994DK Harder
DK Harder 3137 MC Merello MO
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

Tree; 10 m x 20 cm dbh; thick grey bark; fruit yellow when ripe.

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81923Diospyros lycioides subsp. sericea17 Nov 1993DK Harder
DK Harder 1920 MC Merello MO
On sandy soils in seasonally inundated flood plain. Collections in riverine forest. Kasanka National Park, along Musande River near confluence of Musande and Luwombwa Rivers.990Zambia1230C1C1170

Occasional slender tree; calyx green; petals white turning yellow with age.

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81928Diospyros mespiliformis17 Nov 1993DK Harder
DK Harder 1927 MC Merello MO
On sandy soils in seasonally inundated flood plain. Collections in riverine forest. Kasanka National Park, along Musande River near confluence of Musande and Luwombwa Rivers.990Zambia1230C1C1170

Frequent tree to 6 m, spreading; calyx light green; corolla yellow-green; shallowly fissured grey bark.

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81929Diospyros mespiliformis19 Nov 1993DK Harder
DK Harder 1975 MC Merello MO
Mushitu dominated by Syzygium, marshes and open waterKasanka National Park; Kalamafiala Forest. 990Zambia1230C1C1170

Tree in small forest patch in grassland; calyx light green; outer corolla covered in white to brown hairs; petal lobes light green, fragrant. N.V. "muchenge"

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81930Diospyros mespiliformis25 Nov 1993DK Harder
DK Harder 2154 MC Merello 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 in woodland to 8 m; black branches; leaves green above, lighter below; midrib yellow; cauliflorous fruit, green under easily removable brown-black pubescence.

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81931Diospyros mespiliformis29 Nov 1993DK Harder
DK Harder 2189 MC Merello 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; above falls; leaves deep green and shiny above, duller, lighter below; with young fruit only; calyx light green; young fruit light green with shiny brown hairs.

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81958Diospyros zombensis16 Nov 1993DK Harder
DK Harder 1911 MC Merello 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

Occasional tree to 5 m; calyx green; petals white; stigma white; young fruit and elongated calyx green.

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81959Diospyros zombensis07 May 1994DK Harder
DK Harder 3052 MC Merello MO
Brachystegia miombo on broken quartz soil. Serenje District; 16 km N of Chisomo Village on Chisomo-Serenje Road. 0Zambia1330D1C960

Occasional along sandy wash; shrub to 2 m; persistent calyx red-brown; fruit deep green.

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81960Diospyros zombensis15 May 1994CN Nkhoma
CN Nkhoma 214 MC Merello MO
Mpika District; North Lwangwa National Park. 8 km from Mwaleshi River on road to Mahula Puku Camp.910Zambia1132D1N940

Uncommon shrub of 4 m with dark green unripe fruit. Loose bracts enclosing fruit.

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81961Diospyros zombensis25 May 1994CN Nkhoma
CN Nkhoma 313 MC Merello MO
Stream and riverine forest dominated by bamboo, surrounded by hilly miombo woodland. Isoka District; 86.5 km from the Isoka-Nakonde Road turnoff to Muyombe. 0Zambia1033A3N1020

Occasional shrub among rocks along the stream. Fruit dark green; leaves dark green on top, light green below.

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81992Dissotis cryptantha29 May 1994DK Harder
DK Harder 3254 MC Merello MO
In seasonal marsh/grassland with drier raised areas with miombo woodlands. Used for dry season pasture. Chinsali District; 25 km E-NE of (D18) Mubanga-Kasama Road and road (RD66) between pumping station at Misale and Chunga villages, nr. Ikola hills. 0Zambia0932D3N1200

Weak-wooded shrub from cut trunk; stems brown; young twigs red; calyx red, very hairy; petals deep purple; anthers all yellow; stigma purple-pink.

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82039Drosera affinis20 Nov 1993DK Harder
DK Harder 2018 MC Merello 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

Infrequent among rocks above falls; secretory hairs red; petals red to pink-purple (?).

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82040Drosera affinis09 Dec 1993DK Harder
DK Harder 2256 MC Merello 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

Abundant herb between grasses; calyx light purple-pink; petals pink; secretory hairs red.

-9.23333330.1500004
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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82089Elaeodendron buchananii26 May 1994DK Harder
DK Harder 3223 MC Merello MO
Collections along Kabundi stream in Fungwe National Forest # 429 and in woodland. Isoka District; ca. 87 km E/SE of intersection of Mpika-Nakonde Highway (Great North Road) on road to (RD72) Muyombe connecting to Muyombe (M14), collections along Kabundi stream in Fungwe National Forest # 429 and in woodland. 0Zambia1033A3N1020

Tree to 5 m along stream; leaves deep green above; lighter below; fruit, single-seeded, hard, light green.

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82090Elaeodendron buchananii26 May 1994DK Harder
DK Harder 3233 MC Merello MO
Collections at turn out along roadside, in steep woodland and in valley bottoms with seasonal water.Isoka District; ca. 84 km E-SE of intersection of Mpika-Nakonde Highway (Great North Hwy.) on road to (RD72). Connecting to Muyombe (M14), in Fungwe National Forest, # 429. 0Zambia1033A3N1050

Shrub to 10 m wide; leaves deep green; fruit hard and light green.

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82205Erythroxylum emarginatum22 Nov 1993DK Harder
DK Harder 2090 MC Merello 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

Occasional shrub among rocks and at margin of riverine forest; young growth slightly red; calyx green; petals light green-white; flowers cleistogamous (?) never fully open; corolla turns bright red when receptive; protogynous.

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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.

-8.68333329.5333335
82414Gnidia chrysantha17 May 1994DK Harder
DK Harder 3205 MC Merello MO
Collection along river, among rocks, in mushitu and in miombo woodland. Chinsali District; Chipomo Falls National Monument, along Chimanabuwi River. 0Zambia1132C2N1310

Rare in dambo; to 0.75 m tall; leaves yellow-green; inflorescence bracts green; corolla tubes light red outside; deep red on lobes of older flowers; light orange-red on new flowers.

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82415Gnidia chrysantha29 May 1994DK Harder
DK Harder 3267 MC Merello MO
In seasonal marsh/grassland with drier raised areas with miombo woodlands. Used for dry season pasture. Chinsali District; 25 km E-NE of (D18) Mubanga-Kasama Road and road (RD66) between pumping station at Misale and Chunga villages, nr. Ikola hills. 0Zambia0932D3N1200

Widespread, occasional in wet grassland; bracts light green at base, red-purple at lobe; corolla bright yellow.

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82416Gnidia chrysantha09 May 1994CN Nkhoma
CN Nkhoma 196 MC Merello MO
In miombo woodland above meadow. Serenje District; Kundalila Falls. Ca. 65 km from Serenje gas station on road to Mpika, turn to east for 15 km. 1210Zambia1330B1C1415

Uncommon annual with yellow inflorescence found in the dambo.

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82425Gnidia microcephala24 May 1994CN Nkhoma
CN Nkhoma 247 MC Merello MO
In riverine forest along dried up streams in miombo woodland. Isoka District; 95.3 km from Isoka turnoff to Muyombe. 0Zambia1033A3N1320

60 cm tall occasional herb with small leaves and pink petals.

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82434Grewia micrantha18 Nov 1993DK Harder
DK Harder 1952 MC Merello MO
Collections in riverine forest. Kasanka National Park, along Musande River. Along eastern shore approx. 1.5 km S of Musande Tent Camp. 990Zambia1230C1C1170

Rare weak-wooded tree to 5 m; all plant parts (vegetative) covered with brown hairs; calyx light yellow-green tinged on tips with red above; shorter corolla same colors; filaments and anthers yellow; stigma and style green.

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82454Harungana madagascariensis17 May 1994DK Harder
DK Harder 3181 MC Merello MO
Collection along river, among rocks, in mushitu and in miombo woodland. Chinsali District; Chipomo Falls National Monument, along Chimanabuwi River. 0Zambia1132C2N1310

Occasional shrub to 2.5 m; on sand; young stem, petiole, midrib, peduncles and minor veins with brown hairs; young fruit light green.

-11.74944432.4722225
82455Harungana madagascariensis24 May 1994CN Nkhoma
CN Nkhoma 275 MC Merello MO
Around stream dominated by bamboo and surrounding miombo woodland. Isoka District; 88.1 km from Isoka-Nakonde Road turnoff to Muyombe. 0Zambia1033A3N1180

1.5 m tall shrub by the bridge. Brown vein on underside of leaves. Small green fruits.

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82668Jasminum streptopus09 Mar 1995MM Nawa
MM Nawa 204 MC Merello MO
In degraded woodland on sand, collections along Manyinga River in flooded area. Kabompo District; Kambyenyuna forest along the Kabompo-Mwinilunga Road ca. 11 km from the Loloma Hospital road junction in Manyinga. 0Zambia1324A4B1140

Shrub; to 70 cm; in woodland; stem green, with small, white hairs; fruits shiny, green, in pairs; locally abundant.

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82733Lannea discolor01 Dec 1993CN Nkhoma
CN Nkhoma 109 MC Merello 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

Shrub with light green fruits. Grey underside of leaf.

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82842Maerua kirkii05 Dec 1993DK Harder
DK Harder 2200 MC Merello 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; shrub at river's edge; deep green, rough leaves; primary and secondary veins yellow on adaxial surface; young fruits green becoming orange; seeds with deep red aril.

-8.69222230.5488895
82865Markhamia obtusifolia18 Nov 1993DK Harder
DK Harder 1943 MC Merello MO
In seasonally inundated area on deep alluvial soils.Kasanka National Park, Luwombwa River. 990Zambia1230C1C1170

Occasional small tree in small groupings; light brown-gold pubescence over all plant parts; weakly-wooded; calyx light yellow-green; corolla yellow with deep red stripes on lobes and in throat.

-12.53861130.2277785
82868Maytenus undata22 Nov 1993DK Harder
DK Harder 2098 MC Merello 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

Rare shrub in riverine forest margin; with mature fruit only; infructescence stalk red; inflated fruit light yellow-white with red; orange-brown seeds with white aril at attachment.

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82893Memecylon flavovirens13 May 1994DK Harder
DK Harder 3108 MC Merello 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

Occasional in woodland, shrub to 4 m; persistent calyx and fruit light green; abaxial leaf surface dull, light green.

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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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82943Monotes africanus29 May 1994DK Harder
DK Harder 3280 MC Merello MO
Near Ikola hills in seasonal marsh and grassland area; grazed. Chinsali District; ca. 15 km E-NE of (D18) Mubanga-Kasama Road (RD66) between pumping station at Misale and Chunga villages.0Zambia0932C4N1230

Coppiced tree, frequent in woodland; petioles yellow; calyx bracts banana yellow; fruit same turning red. DNA sample.

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82955Monotes katangensis17 May 1994DK Harder
DK Harder 3184 MC Merello MO
Collection along river, among rocks, in mushitu and in miombo woodland. Chinsali District; Chipomo Falls National Monument, along Chimanabuwi River. 0Zambia1132C2N1310

Tree, occasional; to 10 m; on rocky sandy soil; bark grey; calyx bright red; petals yellow-white; DNA sample.

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82956Monotes katangensis17 May 1994DK Harder
DK Harder 3206 MC Merello MO
Collection along river, among rocks, in mushitu and in miombo woodland. Chinsali District; Chipomo Falls National Monument, along Chimanabuwi River. 0Zambia1132C2N1310

Occasional; tree 10 m x 30 cm dbh; rough leaves; calyx green; anthers and petals light yellow; sweetly fragrant. DNA sample.

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82957Monotes katangensis09 May 1994CN Nkhoma
CN Nkhoma 160 MC Merello MO
In miombo woodland above meadow. Serenje District; Kundalila Falls. Ca. 65 km from Serenje gas station on road to Mpika, turn to east for 15 km. 1210Zambia1330B1C1415

Common tree ca. 12 m tall; small fruit borne on 5 cm stalk in red elongated bracts.

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83015Nuxia oppositifolia05 Nov 1993DK Harder
DK Harder 1855 MC Merello G McPherson 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

Occasional herb at edge of pond among rocks, weakly woody; calyx green; petals white; filaments and anthers white.

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83049Olax dissitiflora06 Nov 1993DK Harder
DK Harder 1868 MC Merello RD Noyes Along roadside. Thicket vegetation on Kalahari sands.Simonga village, along Nakatindi Road (Livingstone-Sesheke Road), ca. 20 km W of Livingstone. 0Zambia1725D4S0

Occasional shrub to 4 m tall; older bark grey; younger shoots red-brown; calyx green; petals white, fertile; anthers yellow; staminodes white, sweetly fragrant.

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83050Olax dissitiflora06 Nov 1993DK Harder
DK Harder 1869 MC Merello RD Noyes Along roadside. Thicket vegetation on Kalahari sands.Simonga village, along Nakatindi Road (Livingstone-Sesheke Road), ca. 20 km W of Livingstone. 0Zambia1725D4S0

Occasional shrub to 2 m tall; young fruits green, some fruits with style attached.

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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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83091Osyridicarpos schimperianus25 May 1994CN Nkhoma
CN Nkhoma 309 MC Merello G McPherson MO
Stream and riverine forest dominated by bamboo, surrounded by hilly miombo woodland. Isoka District; 86.5 km from the Isoka-Nakonde Road turnoff to Muyombe. 0Zambia1033A3N1020

Very weak-stemmed climber, ca. 2.5 m. Thicket-forming shrub, common along stream, rocks. Stem green; flowers small, tiny. Unripe fruits green, hard. Ripe fruits white, soft.

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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.

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83104Oxalis oligotricha27 Nov 1993CN Nkhoma
CN Nkhoma 21 MC Merello 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

Small plant with pink petals, light green stamen and pistil.

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83109Oxygonum dregeanum subsp. strictum01 Dec 1993CN Nkhoma
CN Nkhoma 115 MC Merello 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

Uncommon plant with yellow-white inflorescence.

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83110Oxygonum dregeanum subsp. strictum09 May 1994CN Nkhoma
CN Nkhoma 158 MC Merello MO
In miombo woodland above meadow. Serenje District; Kundalila Falls. Ca. 65 km from Serenje gas station on road to Mpika, turn to east for 15 km. 1210Zambia1330B1C1415

45 cm tall plant, white inflorescence, stamens shorter than pistil.

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83164Parinari curatellifolia16 May 1994DK Harder
DK Harder 3135 MC Merello MO
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

Tree to 5 m x 20 cm dbh; frequent; abaxial leaf surface white, midrib brown; fruits deep green with brown lenticels.

-11.83555631.4233335
83209Peddiea fischeri24 Feb 1995MM Nawa
MM Nawa 111 MC Merello MO
Collection from miombo woodland, dambo and adjacent marsh/swamp. Mwinilunga District; ca. 6.5 km from Lwawu Mission in dambo near road. 0Zambia1124D2W1300

Shrub; to 70 cm; in woodland adjacent to dambo; leaves shiny; flower long, narrow; petals light green; stigma yellow.

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83210Pelargonium luridum21 Nov 1993DK Harder
DK Harder 2066 MC Merello 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. 1210Zambia1330B1C1570

Rare in woodland from bulb (?); bracts red-purple, lower tepals light purple-rose; stigma pink; calyx green, pink at tip.

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83321Polygala africana09 Dec 1993DK Harder
DK Harder 2254 MC Merello 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

Herb in recently burned area; petals purple; young fruits light green.

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83350Psorospermum febrifugum31 Oct 1993DK Harder
DK Harder 1845 MC Merello G McPherson 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

Frequent shrub to 3 m, underside of leaves, twigs and outer calyx lobes covered with brownish hairs; corolla lobes whitish, fuzzy; nectaries at base of petals bright orange; anthers yellow; young fruits red with deeper red spots.

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83351Psorospermum febrifugum18 Nov 1993DK Harder
DK Harder 1941 MC Merello MO
In seasonally inundated area on deep alluvial soils.Kasanka National Park, Luwombwa River. 990Zambia1230C1C1170

Common tree to shrub; red-golden hairs on shoots; calyx light green-red; petals white outside with minute stripes outside, furry inside; fruit bright red.

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83428Rawsonia lucida21 Nov 1993DK Harder
DK Harder 2030 MC Merello 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

Tree to 8 m along rock wall and in deep shade; leaves deep green glossy above, lighter duller below; calyx yellow and white at edges; anthers yellow; filaments white; petals yellow at base; fruits light green.

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83558Schinziella tetragona09 May 1994CN Nkhoma
CN Nkhoma 198 MC Merello MO
In miombo woodland above meadow. Serenje District; Kundalila Falls. Ca. 65 km from Serenje gas station on road to Mpika, turn to east for 15 km. 1210Zambia1330B1C1415

Meadow plant with white terminal inflorescence.

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83638Sebaea grandis09 Dec 1993DK Harder
DK Harder 2284 MC Merello 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. 0Zambia0930D1N1410

Occasional, widely scattered herb from fleshy root; lowest part of stem red; calyx green; corolla tube green at base, light yellow-green at middle; lobes white.

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83856Tacca leontopetaloides24 May 1994CN Nkhoma
CN Nkhoma 264 MC Merello MO
Riverine forest around small stream surrounded by miombo woodland.Isoka District; Ca. 91.6 km from Isoka-Nakonde Road turnoff to Muyombe. 0Zambia1033A3N1200

40 cm tall uncommon plant growing by roadside. Cream-colored fruits in 6 lobes.

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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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84015Trema orientalis27 Nov 1993CN Nkhoma
CN Nkhoma 10 MC Merello 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

Shrub with shiny, short hairs on stem and leaves, small light green fruits.

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84184Wahlenbergia abyssinica20 Nov 1993DK Harder
DK Harder 2001 MC Merello 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

Suffrutex in recently burned area; petals reddish purple; style purple; petals turn from red-purple to yellow; capsule longitudinally striped.

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84187Wahlenbergia capitata07 May 1994DK Harder
DK Harder 3057 MC Merello MO
Brachystegia miombo on broken quartz soil. Serenje District; 16 km N of Chisomo Village on Chisomo-Serenje Road. 0Zambia1330D1C960

Frequent herb to 0.5 m; calyx green; petals white at base, blue on lobes; style white at base, blue at tip; extruded pollen yellow.

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84188Wahlenbergia capitata10 Mar 1997B Luwiika
B Luwiika 588 MC Merello B Luwiika MO
Collecting along the Sinazongwe/Choma RoadChoma District; Collecting along the Sinazongwe/Choma Road, 11.6 km from the junction. 0Zambia1627C4S1200

Herb, 30 cm, in marsh areas. Stems light green, hard with white sticky hairs; leaves light green, smooth above, hairy underneath; flowers purplish-blue.

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84194Wahlenbergia napiformis03 Mar 1997B Luwiika
B Luwiika 579 MC Merello B Luwiika MO
Along the Maamba/Sinazongwe RoadChoma District; Collecting along the Maamba/Sinazongwe Road, 11.4 km from the Choma-Lusaka Road. 0Zambia1627C4S1200

Herb, 1 m, common in wet areas. Stems and leaves dark green; flowers light purple; roots white woody.

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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.

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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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