Records made by Maggs

Records: 226

The following is a list of the records made by Maggs 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
94776Acacia ataxacantha20 Mar 1989GL Maggs
GL Maggs 750 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Impilila Island.2080Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1725C3930

Tree; Notes: Shrubby tree, 4 - 5 m high. Bark pale grey. Spines not stipular, scattered along branchlets, hooked. Stipules caducous. Leaves bipinnate, pinna 10 - 12 pairs, 8 cm long. Leaflets elongate - ovate, 5 x 1 mm, base oblique, fresh green, glabrous, close-ranked. Pod flattened, up to 20 x 3 cm, red-green to brilliant red becoming brown.

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94306Acacia fleckii15 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 266 S Kruger WIND
Caprivi: 7 km along turn-off to Chinchimane from national road - mopane woodland on marshy, wet substrate.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C30

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95539Acacia nigrescens02 Dec 1990GL Maggs
GL Maggs 883 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: East Caprivi. Mvubu Camp, on bank of Kwando River back-water, near Balelwa.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823A20

Tree; Notes: Tall tree, plentiful in riverine woodland. Ethnobotanical Voucher : Mukotokoto (Lozi). Ash from thorns crushed, rubbed on baby's stomach to ease cramps; njou (Kwe) -bark+knobs for stomach ache.

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93296Acanthosicyos naudinianus24 Apr 1994GL Maggs
L Guarino
GL Maggs 1047 WIND
Caprivi: West Caprivi: 41,5 km from Kongola to Bagani along 'Golden Highway' B8.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D40

Creeper; Notes: Vigorous creeper, growing on fine, grey sand in disturbed area on road verge. Also found in adjoining Aristida/Hyparrhenia grassland. Only male flowers seen, no fruits. Insect pollinators collected for identification. Locally abundant. Some individuals with leaves grey-green, prostrate; others deeper in bush with leaves yellow-green, upright, less incised.

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95541Acanthosicyos naudinianus02 Dec 1990GL Maggs
GL Maggs 892 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Lisalimezi.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823A20

Creeper; Notes: Mopane woodland. Armed creeper, profuse. Leaves 7-palmate, densely hirsute. Ethnobotanical specimen: Sikoko (Lozi). Not eaten by Lozi people; Kha (Kwe) fruits eaten but tubers poisonous..

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93943Acanthospermum hispidum05 May 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 423 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Lisikili, south-east of Katima Mulilo.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C20

Herb; Notes: Bushy, annual herb, 30 cm high. Stems rigid, articulated, dichotomously branched, green-brown with dense, white, scabrous indumentum. Leaves opposite but often clustered, simple, subsessile; lamina obovate, apex acute, base cuneate, margin entire but sinuate, dull green, thinly textured both surfaces densely pubescent, persistent, up to 30 x 12 mm. Inflorescence solitary, axillary, subsessile, partially hidden by foliar leaves, 7-8 mm in diameter. Florets yellow, inconspicuous. Fruit a spiny achene. (Exotic - from Brazil = a weed in cultivated fields)

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94586Acrotome angustifolia10 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 198 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Near Ngoma: in Terminalia sericea woodland.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D30

Herb; Notes: Annual herb, 30 - 50 cm high when in flower. Stems unbranched, 4-angled, green with dense, short, white adpressed indumentum. Leaves opposite, simple, subsessile; lamina narrowly elliptic, apex acute, base cuneate, margin irregularly dentate, 40-100 x 6-12 mm, dull yellow-green with dark green venation, with dense, short, white, hirsutellous indumentum becoming glabrate , aromatic. Flowers densely verticillate at apex in 1-2 whorls, bilabiate. Petals fused, cream-coloured. Sepals 5, free, linear, spine-tipped, densely pubescent, persistent. Stamens 2. Abundant in disturbed areas.

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95041Acrotome angustifolia22 Mar 1987GL Maggs
GL Maggs 74 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Kavango: near Andara Mission.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Herb; Notes: Erect herb tending to become woody at base. Leaves lanceolate, dentate, clustered at nodes. Flowers small, cream-coloured, clustered in globose inflorescences. Aromatic.

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94555Aeschynomene cristata var. cristata09 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 166 FM Chase (née Crawford) WIND
Caprivi: Nsundwa ?: S. of Schuckmannsburg:- marshy plain along river.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D20

Slender shrub, up to 2.5 m high. Stem slender, erect, unbranched, green, terete with dense indumentum (scabrid yellow hairs with red-brown podia). Leaves alternate, paripinnately decompound; stipules paired, broadly deltoid, apex acute, brown, membranous; petiole 1 cm long, characters as for stem; rachis as for petiole; lamina lanceolate, somewhat falcate, up to 12 x 1.5 cm; pinna ovate, 8 x 2 mm, apex apiculate, base oblique, margin entire, glabrous, subsessile, tend to fold closed along rhachis. Flowers large, showy, 35 mm in diameter, borne in axillary racemes; peduncle : 15 cm, characters as for petiole; pedicel 1-2 cm long. Petals golden yellow to orange. Sepals 5, green, broadly ovate, pubescent. Stamens and stigma not well exerted. Fruit: a pod, up to 100 x 6 mm, flattened, slightly falcate, apex apiculate, clearly constricted between seeds so as to appear segmented, glabrous.

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93184Albizia harveyi21 Oct 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 575 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Middle West Caprivi - mixed semi-deciduous woodland after a burn.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D30

Tree; Notes: Tall tree, 12 m high. Bark fissured longitudinally; branchlets red-brown, glaucous. Leaves bi- (pari-) pinnate, prominent gland on petiole; leaflets 6-7 x 1-1.5 mm, discoloured, falcate. Inflorescence globose, axillary; flowers white; stamen filaments 20 mm long.

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94789Andropogon eucomus subsp. eucomus18 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 332 WIND
Caprivi: Inkasa Island: malapo on banks of Linyanti River.2080Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1725C3930

Graminoid; Notes: short, densely-tufted, perennial grass, up to 80 cm high when in flower. Culm erect but basally usually geniculate, terete, slender, green to straw-coloured but becoming conspicuously purple-tinted when exposed, glabrous, nodes deep purple-banded but glabrous, branched. Leaf blade tightly folded, 70 - 120 mm long, gradually tapering to acute apex, 3 - 4 mm broad, acutely arranged but can recurve slightly at apex, hard and scabrous to the touch, bright-green to blue-green, margin thickened, minutely setulose, can also have basally scattered, long, white, sericeous hairs, base undifferentiated to very slightly notched. Ligule an arc shaped ridge bearing a fringe of short, white, densely packed hairs with long, white sericeous hairs conspicuous on collar. Leaf sheath loosely circumculmate, often open to base, blue-green with hyaline margins, 70 mm long, canaliculate, glabrous, persistent. Inflorescence with racemes digitately clustered, cuneate in outline. Raceme 2.5 - 6 cm long, 3 mm wide. Spikelets arranged alternately along axis, narrowly ellipsoid, 2. 5 x 0.5 mm, masked by conspicuous awns. Glumes membranous, purple-brown with dense, long, white, sericeous indumentum.

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93186Aneilema johnstonii14 Dec 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 648 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: West Caprivi - East of Chetto base in Baphia - Bauhinia shrub-veld.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D30

Herb; Notes: Perennial herb, tufted, 30 cm high. Leaves sessile, bright green, lanceolate-elliptic, apex acute, base sheathed and ciliate. Inflorescence terminal, whorled panicle, unsheathed. Sepals 3, green, broadly ovate. Petals 3 (1 much reduced), orange-yellow.

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94791Aristida adscensionis18 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 352 WIND
Caprivi: Inkasa Island: malapo on banks of Linyandi River.2080Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1725C3930

Graminoid; Notes: Sparely tufted perennial grass, up to 0,75 m high when flower. Culms basally geniculate but otherwise steeply ascending, terete, smooth, glabrous, relatively sturdy although' slender, yellow-green to straw-coloured purple-tinted towards nodes to deep purple and basally prominently gibbose, branched. Leaf blade linear, somewhat expanded but mostly rolled, tapering to fine tip, dull green but with conspicuous abaxial white ribs, up to 20 cm long but mostly shorter, often withering at apex, base not auriculate - simply rounded and slightly notched, glabrous, rigid and erect but not spine-tipped. Ligule an inconspicuous, dense fringe of short, white hairs not continuous on collar. Leaf sheath 6-7 cm long, loosely circumculmate, margins hyaline, keeled, glabrous, dull to yellow-green, conspicuously white ribbed basally deep purple-tinted, persistent. Inflorescence a spicate panicle, narrowly ovate to lanceolate in outline, about 15/2,5 cm. Secondary axis verticillately arranged to main axis, 2,5-4 cm long, glabrous, steeply ascending and adpressed against main axis. Spikelets 2-flowers, lanceolate, 8-10/0, 75-1 mm, paired = 1 sessile; 1 stalked. Glumes membranous, straw-coloured to green or often deep purple-tinted, glabrous, persistent. Awn splitting to geniculate, 12-25 mm long, purple; column lacking.

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94311Aristida scabrivalvis subsp. scabrivalvis18 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 350 WIND
Caprivi: Livingstone. Inkasa Island: malapo on banks of Linyandi River.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C30

Graminoid; Notes: Basally tufted annual grass, up to 50 cm high when in flower. Culms basally geniculate but apically steeply ascending, slender but sturdy, terete, smooth, glabrous, bright green to conspicuously purple-tinted especially towards nodes, branched. Leaf blade linear, 10-12 cm long tapering to a fine, spiny tip but which is rapidly withering, bright green with prominent white abax, ribbing folded or rolled, seldom expanded, erect to apically reflexed, at most 2-3 mm wide, glabrous, base rounded. Ligule a narrow ridge bearing a short fringe of white hairs, collar with long white inconspicuous sericeous indumentum. Leaf sheath overlapping basally to form cushion-like growth form, apically exposing culm, 3-5-4 cm long, dull green to strongly purple-tinted at base, white-ribbed, upper margin with scattered long white sericeous indumentum otherwise glabrous, persistent, not tightly circumculmate but relatively open and keeled. Inflorescence a delicate, open panicle, broadly ovate to deltoid in outline, up to 25/12 cm when fully open, young inflorescence enclosed by upper leaf. Secondary axis whorled at least basally, up to 12 cm long, steeply ascending to spreading, slender but rigid, sinuous, glabrous, with black callus at point of junction. Spikelets narrowly avoid, 8-10/1 mm (without awns), solitary or paired, stalked or sessile, grouped at tips of later axis. Glumes membranous, heterogenous, glabrous, straw-coloured to deep purple, persistent. Awn branches 10-12 mm long, slender, glabrous, straight to geniculate. Lemma minutely setulose, purple. Lower glume 6 mm, aristate, broad; upper glume 8 mm, aristate, narrower. Anthers 12 mm long.

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95545Asystasia gangetica subsp. micrantha21 Dec 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 672 GL Maggs WIND
Growing on river/stream bank.Caprivi, Katima Mulilo: Balelwa: banks of channel.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823A20

Annual herb. Stems brittle, with dense, white, curly indumentum. Leaves ovate, apex tapering and acute, ca. 40 x 20 mm, yellow-green, venation prominent, with dense, white, adpressed indumentum. Inflorescence axillary raceme. Flowers large, subsessile, up to 20 mm long and 18 mm long, petals cream-coloured, deep purple speckled in throat.

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93193Baphia massaiensis subsp. obovata var. obovata21 Oct 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 564 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Middle West Caprivi.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D30

Shrub; Notes: Tall, bushy shrub, 2-4 m high. Bark reddish brown. Leaves obovate, bright green with prominent yellowish venation, up to 45 x 30 mm. Flowers sweet-smelling, plentiful, cream-coloured. Mixed semi-deciduous woodland after a burn.

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95546Bauhinia macrantha02 Dec 1990GL Maggs
GL Maggs 893 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Lisalimezi. In woodland.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823A20

1 m high; Shrub; Notes: Shrub about 1 m high. Flowers showy. Petals white, frilled. Growing in association with mopane. Isunde (Lozi): roots are used to treat backache.

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94313Bauhinia urbaniana03 May 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 393 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: 1 km along turn-off to Chinchimane from National Road.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C30

Shrub; Notes: Densely branched shrub, 1-2 m high. Bark grey; young branchlets with dense, white, pulverulent indumentum. Leaves alternate, bilobed; petiole 5-7 mm long, adaxially concave, grey-green with dense white indumentum; lamina circular, apex deeply cleft, base cordate, margin entire, coriaceous, adaxially yellow to grey-green, glabrous, abaxially with dense, white, velutinous indumentum especially on prominent venation. Flowers in terminal and axillary racemes, showy, fragrant, borne in profusion. Petals 5, free, obovate, bases clawed, margins sinuate, white to deep rose pink. Sepals 5, green to pink-tinted, densely pubescent, glandular. Stamens 5, well exerted. Mixed woodland.

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94600Berchemia discolor10 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 211 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Near Ngoma: in Terminalia sericea woodland.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D30

Tree; Notes: Tall tree, 6 m high. Stems dark brown; branches knobbly due to leaf base scars, floccose indumentum; young branchlets bright green, rigid, terete with dense white short velutinous indumentum. Leaves opposite to subopposite, simple; petiole slender, almost geniculate, bright green to brown-tinted, adaxially grooved, twisted, densely velutinous; stipule minutely deltoid, brown membranous, caducous; lamina ovate to circular, apex attenuate to rounded to notched, base truncate to cuneate to rounded, margin entire but sinuate, 40-60 x 35-40 mm, thinly textured, adaxially glossy green, glabrous, abax. grey-green, glabrous, midrib prominent with lateral veins merging into margin. Flowers past. Fruit an ovoid-elongate berry, apiculate (style remains), 10 x 5 mm, green glaucous, glabrous, cupular remains of perianth at base, axillary (1/axil). Edible = muzinzila (Lozi)

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95547Berchemia discolor02 Dec 1990GL Maggs
GL Maggs 881 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: East Caprivi. Mvubu Camp, on bank of Kwando River back-water, near Balelwa. Along river.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823A20

Tree; Notes: Lush, medium sized tree. Fruits eaten; chinjere (KWE) fruits eaten fresh or made into cooldrink. Ethnobotanical Voucher specimen: Muzinzila (Lozi). Fairly abundant.

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93195Bergia pentheriana23 Oct 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 598 S Kruger WIND
Caprivi: Middle west Caprivi.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D30

Herb; Notes: Prostrate perennial herb, basally thick and woody. Stems trailing to terminally ascending, minutely hirsute; branchlets erect. Leaves opposite to whorled; lamina ovate-elliptic, about 8 x 3 mm, denticulate, coriaceous; petiole round; stipules linear, ciliate. Flowers axillary, minute, clustered. Grassy omuramba.

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93196Bobgunnia madagascariensis21 Oct 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 582 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Middle West Caprivi.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D3 0

Tree; Notes: Medium tree, 3-5 m high; bark grey, rough. Leaves imparipinnate; leaflets 5-7, alternate, ovate, 35 x 17 mm, grey-green, densely pubescent; petiole with dense yellowish indumentum. Flowers showy, up to 40 mm in diameter, in much-branched, sparse sprays. Petal 1, white. Mixed semi-deciduous woodland after a burn.

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95548Boscia albitrunca01 Dec 1990GL Maggs
GL Maggs 873 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: East Caprivi. Mvubu Camp, on bank of Kwando River back water, near Balelwa.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823A20

Tree; Notes: Medium sized tree in riverine vegetation. Ethnobotanical Voucher Specimen: Katembokolo (Lozi) - fruits not eaten; sgwere (Kwe) - roots placed in milk to promote curdling.

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94801Brachiaria deflexa18 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 327 WIND
Caprivi: Inkasa Island: malapo on banks of Linyandi river.2080Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1725C3930

30 cm high; Graminoid; Notes: Erect, annual grass, up to 30 cm high when in flower. Culm erect to somewhat geniculate, much branched, slender, terete, yellow-green with long, white, sericeous indumentum especially conspicuous at dark-banded nodes. Leaf blade lanceolate, tapering to narrow apex over a length of 50 - 100 mm, up to 10 mm wide, thin and softly textured, expanded, ascending to somewhat recurved, bright green, covered on both surfaces by fine, white, short, downy indumentum, margins white with long straight, white hairs, base rounded. Ligule an inconspicuous brown, membranous ridge with short, white, straight hairs. Leaf sheath tightly circumculmate from collar region, overlapping, 25 - 50 mm long, paler green with relatively dense long, white, sericeous indumentum. Inflorescence a panicle of spaced racemes, up to 200 x 80 mm, elliptic in outline, enclosed initially in upper leaf sheath. Racemes 50 mm long, alternately arranged on main axis at intervals of 3 - 30 mm; secondary axis slender, sinuate with dense, short, white, velutinous indumentum. Spikelets paired, minutely ovoid, 2 x 1.5 mm, apex acute. Glumes tightly clasped, membranous, pale green to purple tinted. Stigma branches apically exerted, deep purple.

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93963Bridelia cathartica subsp. melanthesoides05 May 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 417 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Maningimanzi, south-east of Katima Mulilo.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C20

Tree; Notes: Small, densely-branched tree, ca. 2 m high. Bark rust-grey; twigs zigzag, densely pubescent. Leaves simple, alternate; petiole yellow-green, 4-7 mm long, perpendicular to axis, pubescent; lamina obovate, apex rounded to slightly acute, base cuneate, margin entire and involute, 20-80 x 12-60 mm, adaxially glossy dark green, glabrous; abaxially grey-green, midrib prominent, very minutely velutinous. Flowers in axillary clusters, minute 3 mm in diameter, green-yellow, separate androecium and gynoecium. Sepals 5, free, persistent.

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94378Calostephane divaricata24 Feb 1989GL Maggs
GL Maggs 733 C Mannheimer WIND
Caprivi: East Caprivi. On banks of Lake Liambezi.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C40

Herb; Notes: Annual herb. Height: about 30 cm high. Stems erect, about glabrous, winged. Leaves simple; lamina ovate, about 30 x 12 mm, fresh green, glabrous, 3-veined at base, margin serrate; petiole winged. Capitulum terminal, heterogamous, about 20 mm in diameter. Ray florets golden-yellow. Involucral bracts 1-2 rows. Growing in Mopane woodland on banks of Lake Liambezi.

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95635Cardiospermum halicacabum var. halicacabum15 Feb 1989GL Maggs
GL Maggs 716 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Lupala Island - forest at ranger station.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823B30

Creeper; Notes: Annual, straggling creeper. Stems limp, fresh green, minutely hirsute, grooved. Leaves opposite; lamina trifoliolate; leaflets fresh green, margin incised, sparsely hirsute. Inflorescence axillary corymb with 2 coiled tendrils at apex of penduncle, 3-flowered. Flowers creamy white, 4 mm in diameter. Fruit an inflated, membranous capsule, cordiform, 15 mm long.

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94809Cassia abbreviata subsp. beareana20 Mar 1989GL Maggs
GL Maggs 748 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Impilila Island.2080Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1725C3930

Tree; Notes: Medium tree, 5-6 m high. Bark grey-brown. Leaves paripinnate; leaflets ovate-elliptic, 35 x 20 mm, dull green, discoloured, margin entire, apex rounded to notched, glabrescent. Fruit a pod, elongate, cylindric, 20 x 2 cm, yellow-brown, velutinous.

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94317Cenchrus ciliaris18 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 351 WIND
Caprivi: Inkasa Island: malapo on banks of Linyandi River.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C30

Graminoid; Notes: Bushy-perennial grass, up to 50 cm when in flower. Culms basally pronounced geniculate to ascending, rooting from prostrate lower nodes, straw-coloured to pale green, internodes short, terete, glabrous, nodes gibbose, red-brown-banded. Leaf blade lanceolate, expanded, 100 x 7 mm, blue-green, abaxially white-ribbed, margin white, thickened tapering to delicate apex, base auriculate, glabrous. Ligule fringed with short white hairs, continuous and longer on collar. Leaf sheath yellowish, 5 cm long, deeply canaliculate, loosely circumculmate, keeled, glabrous, persistent and fibrous. Inflorescence a spicate raceme, narrowly ovate to elongate in outline, 60 - 100 x 15 mm, initially enclosed by upper leaf. Spikelets stalked, arranged or verticillate, dense, ellipsoid, surrounded by dense clusters of purplish bristles (sinuate, 1 - 1.5 cm long, fine, glabrous or setulose), 3 - 4.5 mm long, awnless.

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94382Ceropegia stenantha24 Feb 1989GL Maggs
GL Maggs 739 PV Bruyns WIND
Caprivi: On banks of Lake Liambezi - mopane woodland.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C40

Herb; Notes: Turning annual herb. Tubers clustered, fleshy, elongate, smooth. Stem: slender, twining, yellow-green, glabrous. Leaves: lanceolate - narrowly ovate, thinly textured, yellow-green, glabrous, 80 x 8 mm, sparse. Flowers clustered, 3 cm long. Petals abaxially yellow. Sepals maroon-dotted.

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94606Chamaecrista mimosoides10 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 197 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Near Ngoma: in Terminalia sericea woodland.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D30

Herb; Notes: Small, bushy, annual herb, up to 30 cm high. Stem basally slightly woody, densely branched, dark brown to green-brown with dense white velutinous indumentum. Leaves alternate, paripinnate; stipules paired, linear, acutely tapering, 6 mm long; petiole short, 5 mm long, stout, densely pubescent; rhachis 2 - 6 cm long, straight to ascending apically bearing 40 pinna pairs; lamina lanceolate in broad outline; pinna somewhat falcate, 4-5 x 1-1.5 mm, apex apiculate, base oblique, folded closed along midrib, yellow-green with dense, short, white, curly indumentum. Flowers solitary, axillary, 7 mm in diameter; petals 5, free, pale yellow, obovate; sepals 5, greenish, densely pubescent. Pod flattened, elongate, apiculate, up to 30 x 4 x 1mm.

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94609Chamaecrista mimosoides09 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 197 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Near Ngoma.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D30

Herb; Notes: Small bushy annual herb, up to 30 cm high. Stem basally slightly woody, densely branched, dark brown to green-brown with dense white velutinous indumentum. Leaves alternate, paripinnate; stipules paired, linear, acutely tapering, 6 mm long; petiole short, 5 mm long, stout, densely pubescent; rachis 2-6 cm long, straight to ascending apical bearing 40 pinna pairs; lamina lanceolate in broad outline; pinna somewhat falcate, 4-5 x 1-1.5 mm, apex apiculate, base oblique, folded closed along midrib, yellow-green with dense, short, white, curly indumentum. Flowers solitary, axillary, 7 mm in diameter; petals 5, free, pale yellow, obovate; sepals 5, greenish, densely pubescent. Pod flattened, elongate, apiculate, up to 30 x 4 x 1 mm.

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95552Chamaecrista mimosoides21 Dec 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 665 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Balelwa - banks of channel.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823A20

Herb; Notes: Tall, lanky annual herb, 1 - 1.5 m high. Stem olive-green, ribbed, hirsute. Leaves imparipinnate; leaflets 4 x 1 mm, slightly falcate, 30 - 40 pairs. Flowers axillary, solitary, 12 mm in diameter, petals golden yellow. Pod ca. 30 x 1.5 mm, densely pubescent, beaked.

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94318Chloris gayana18 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 337 WIND
Caprivi: Inkasa Island: malapo on banks of Linyandi River.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C30

Graminoid; Notes: Tall, tufted perennial grass, up to 1,5 m high when in flower. Culms erect, sturdy, terete, slightly reed-like, terete, partially exposed esp. apically, pale dull green, discolouring to yellow at nodes which are dark brown-banded and swollen, glabrous although node occasionally minutely and sparsely pubescent. Leaf blade linear to narrowly lanceolate gradually tapering to sharp tip over a length of 50 cm, expanded to slightly involute to tightly rolled, widest at base: 5 - 7 mm, dull green with white pulverulent indumentum, not rigid but recurved to curling, base rounded and not conspicuously auriculate. Ligule a brown membranous ridge with scattered long white hairs more conspicuous on collar regions. Leaf sheath 70 - 90 mm long, not overlapping dull green to pink-tinted near base, persistent, relatively open almost to base, glabrous. Inflorescence complex tiered digitate arrangement of racemes, 6 - 10/whorl, borne on slender peduncle. Raceme 8 - 12 cm long ascending, flexuous, and usually recurved somewhat at tip. Spikelets borne in 2 rows on undersurface of axis, minutely ellipsoid, 2,5 - 3 x 1 mm. Glume membranous, deep purple, minutely pubescent with white ciliate indumentum, yellowish awn exerted about 2 mm beyond spikelet. 2 flowers/spikelet. Base of raceme axis densely pubescent with long white hairs scattered over entire length.

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94610Chloris virgata09 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 189 WIND
Caprivi: Near Ngoma: In Terminalia sericea woodland.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D30

Graminoid; Notes: Annual grass, 40 cm when in flower. Culm geniculate, terete, bright green but nodes purple, smooth, glabrous. Leaf blades basally densely tufted, relatively short, no more than 10 cm long, often folded, relatively hard with scabrid margin, dull green to maroon-tinted, basal margin tending to hyaline. Ligule inconspicuous. Leaf sheath overlapping, about same length as blade, glabrous. Inflorescence 7 - 11 digitately compound spikes, about 9 cm long, vertical; borne on slender peduncle up to 15 cm long. Spikelet about 1 mm long, 1 awn/lemma, green to blackish with dense, long, white indumentum; initially sheathed.

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94813Chloris virgata18 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 339 WIND
Caprivi: Inkasa Island: malapo on banks of Linyandi River.2080Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1725C3930

Graminoid; Notes: Basally tufted and stoloniferous annual grass, up to 0,5 m when in flower. Culms basally prostrate but then steeply ascending, rooting from lower prostrate nodes, slender and not conspicuously gibbose, smooth and glabrous, partially exposed along upper regions, blue-green to purple-tinted especially near nodes which are deep purple-tinted, branched. Leaf blades lanceolate, 35 - 120 mm long, tapering to apex, broadest at base, 4 - 8 mm wide, folded, blue-green, occasionally purple-tinted, margins white, base rounded and notched, both surfaces with long, white, bulbous-based indumentum. Ligule a membranous ridge with sparse white indumentum, collar with dense, long, white, straight indumentum extending along upper margin of sheath and lower margin of blade. Leaf sheath loosely circumculmate, keeled at base, about glabrous, except for scattered ciliate indumentum, shallowly canaliculate. Inflorescence complex, digitate arrangement of spicate racemes borne on slender, short peduncle, 1 - 7,5 cm long, subtended at base and initially enclosed by upper lamina. Racemes 5 - 7, 7 - 8,5 cm long, steeply ascending but flexuous. Spikelets 2 - flowered, arranged in 2 rows along axis; short stalk bearing long, white, sericeous indumentum. Lower glume membranous, glabrous, greenish white to apically purple-rimmed. Awns long, yellowish, glabrous, straight, slender, up to 12 mm long.

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94814Chrysopogon nigritanus18 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 388 WIND
Caprivi: Inkasa Island: Malopo on banks of Linyandi River.2080Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1725C3930

Graminoid; Notes: Tall, tufted, perennial grass, up to 1.25m high, when in flower with creeping, woody rhizome. Culms erect, thickened, rigid and somewhat reed-like, smooth, glabrous, unbranched. Leaf blade exceptionally long, up to 1 m long, tightly folded, 10 mm wide, dull green, base not auriculate, adaxially with dense, white adpressed hairs, abaxially glabrous, apically expanded, rigid and erect, margins scabrous. Ligule a narrow, membranous ridge. Leaf sheath shorter than blade, 10 cm long, basally tightly circumculmate but apically pulling away from culm and conjunction with blade not clearly defined. Inflorescence an open panicle narrowly ovate in outline, 30 x 5 cm; peduncle 50 cm long, beige to purple-tinted. Racemes whorled, up to 10 cm long, ascending purplish. Spikelets paired, lower spikelet awned. Glumes with purple spines, reddish in colour imparting a characteristic crimson hue to entire inflorescence. Base of stalk with tuft of hairs. Corr. nom.: EK 23.06.2003.

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95554Chrysopogon nigritanus02 Dec 1990GL Maggs
GL Maggs 890 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: East Caprivi. Mvubu Camp, on bank of Kwando River back-water, near Balelwa.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823A20

Graminoid; Notes: Tall, robust perennial grass, plentiful on edge of flood-plain. Flowering past. Ethnobotanical specimen: Sivamba (Lozi): roots placed in water (and roots of mupanda) given to cattle to cure stomach cramps. Corr. nom.: EK 23.06.2003.

0.0000000.0000002
95555Citropsis daweana02 Dec 1990GL Maggs
GL Maggs 877 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Eastern Caprivi: Mvubu Camp, on bank of Kwando River back water, near Balelwa.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823A20

Notes: Armed shrub, limited to riverine vegetation. Ethnobotanical voucher specimen: nzani (Lozi) - roots 'power' medicine for men.

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93735Citrullus lanatus23 Apr 1994GL Maggs
L Guarino
GL Maggs 1046 WIND
Caprivi: East Caprivi: (Site 6) 13,5 km from the turn-off to Lianshulu (D3511) from the main tarred road between Katima- Kongola (B8).0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1723C4980

Creeper; Notes: Prostrate, annual creeper. Great variation in leaves from deeply lobed to almost unlobed. Petals golden yellow. Fruits vary from pale green to dark green banded. Flesh pale green, not bitter but somewhat mealy. Sikululu (Lozi) is flesh made into porridge by local people. Seeds dispersed by elephants. Growing in mulapo grassland on road verge. Soil pH 8.

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93969Cleome hirta12 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 230 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Forestry Reserve, west of Katima Mulilo.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C20

Herb; Notes: Erect, lanky, annual herb, up to m high. Stems rigid, terete yet deeply fluted, yellow-green, unbranched, with dense, short, straight white indumentum, glandular. Leaves alternate, 5-palmatisect; petiole short, up to 2 mm long, yellow, densely pubescent; lamina circular in broad outline, up to 2 x 2 cm; pinnae unequal, narrowly obovate to oblanceolate, apex rounded to minutely apiculate, base cuneate, 4-20 x 0.5-2 mm dull olive-green, margin entire to revolute, dense white hispidullous indumentum on both surfaces, glandular. Flowers solitary but concentrated terminally, axillary, strongly descending, showy. Petals 5, free, posterior 2 much enlarged, obovate and narrowly clawed, pale pink with yellow and deep purple markings, 16 mm long. Stamens 10, well exerted. Fruit a capsule, falcate, 65-120 x 2-3 mm, apiculate, slightly flattened, green, pubescent, dehiscing along 2 seams. Seeds globose, dark-brown to black, 2 mm in diameter, verrucose.

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93737Cocculus hirsutus03 Dec 1990GL Maggs
GL Maggs 906 WIND
Caprivi: West Caprivi. Kwando camp ('Doppies'): on dune abutting onto flood plain.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1723C40

Notes: Twiner, plentiful in undergrowth. Leaves obovate, pubescent. Ethnobotanical Voucher Specimen: gurutea (Kwe) leaves cookes like spinach. Stems used for making baskets.

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94611Colophospermum mopane10 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 200 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Near Ngoma: in Terminalia sericea woodland.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D30

Tree; Notes: Tall tree, 8 m high. Bark dark grey, deeply fluted; young branchlets rust-brown, glabrous. Leaves alternate, bilobed; leaflets somewhat folded, drooping, elongate deltoid - falcate in outline dull olive-green, glabrous, dotted with pellucid glands, 60 x 20 mm, third leaflet rudimentary, base oblique, apex acute, margin entire, main vein from base. Flowers in short axillary racemes, pale-green, small: 6 - 8 mm in diameter; petals lacking; sepals broadly ovate; stamens numerous, well exerted. Fruit a pod, flattened, reniform, coriaceous, red-coloured, glandular and viscous, aromatic = resinous. Seed flattened, glandular.

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95557Colophospermum mopane02 Dec 1990GL Maggs
GL Maggs 887 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: E Caprivi. Mvubu camp, on bank of Kwando River back-water, near Balelwa.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823A20

Tree; Notes: Tall tree, plentiful. Ethnobotanical Voucher Specimen: Mopani (Lozi) wood for building. Bark used for twine. Cataepillars (mahangu) cleaned, dried in the sun, fried and eaten as relish.

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94612Combretum apiculatum subsp. apiculatum16 Feb 1989GL Maggs
GL Maggs 729 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: 26 km to Ngoma from Bukalo - mixed woodland.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D30

Tree; Notes: Small tree, 6 m high. Bark dark grey, somewhat rough. Leaves: opposite, lamina elliptic, 80 x 35 mm, glossy, glabrous, fresh green, venation prominent, margin entire, apex apiculate, base rounded. Flowers past. Fruit a 4 - winged samara, 25 x 20 mm, dark rusty brown, shiny.

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93970Combretum apiculatum subsp. leutweinii17 Oct 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 546 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Katima Mulilo: Nature Conservation Offices: on banks of Zambezi River.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C20

3 m high; Tree; Notes: Small, rounded tree, 3 m high. Bark grey-brown; branchlets opposite, perpendicular to axial branch. Leaves simple, arrangement varies from sub-opposite to fascicled; petiole smooth, yellow-green; lamina ovate, ca. 50 x 25 mm, apex acute to apiculate, base cuneate, margin entire but sinuate, yellow-green, glossy, slightly viscose, venation prominent, thinly textured. Flowers insignificant, small, 4-6 mm long in dense, axillary, spicate racemes 20-40 mm long; buds ca. 1.5 mm in diameter; calyx cupular, 4-lobed; petals absent; stamens 8 (4 well-exerted; 4 adnate to calyx lobes); style initially well-exerted; ovary cylindrical, inferior.

-17.62500024.3750005
95558Combretum hereroense subsp. hereroense02 Dec 1990GL Maggs
GL Maggs 889 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: East Caprivi. Mvubu Camp, on bank of Kwando river back water, near Balelwa.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823A20

Tree; Notes: Medium to tall tree, plentiful.

-18.12500023.3750002
95559Combretum imberbe02 Dec 1990GL Maggs
GL Maggs 884 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: East Caprivi. Mvubu Camp, on bank of Kwando River back-water, near Balelwa.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823A20

Tree; Notes: Tall tree, plentiful. Ethnobotanical voucher specimen. Muzwili (Lozi), Muvimba (Subiya). Wood for poles (better than mopane), also for carving and fuel.

-18.12500023.3750002
95637Combretum imberbe18 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 340 S Kruger WIND
Caprivi: Inkasa Island: malapo on banks of Linyandi River.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823B30

-18.37500023.6250002
93209Combretum molle21 Oct 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 581 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Middle West Caprivi.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D30

Tree; Notes: Medium tree. Leaves broadly ovate-elliptic, coriaceous, apex apiculate, densely pubescent but becoming glabrescent adaxially, 70 x 45 mm, dark green, venation prominent. Flowers yellow; spikes 50 mm long. Mixed semi-deciduous woodland after a burn.

-17.87500022.6250005
93972Combretum mossambicense17 Oct 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 547 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Katima Mulilo: Nature Conservation Offices: on banks of Zambezi River.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C20

Shrub; Notes: Straggling shrub, 1-2.5 m high. Bark pale grey; branchlets pubescent to pulverulent. Leaves largely absent during flowering and or fruiting stages. Flowers past. Fruit a 5-winged samara, ovoid in broad outline, ca. 30 x 20 mm, pale green to cream to brown when mature, succulent becoming papery; central portion 30 x 10 mm; wing ca. 7.5 mm wide.

-17.62500024.3750005
95560Combretum mossambicense02 Dec 1990GL Maggs
GL Maggs 882 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: East Caprivi. Mvubu Camp, on bank of Kwando River back water, near Balelwa.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823A20

Shrub; Notes: Straggling shrub. Ethnobotanical Voucher Specimen: Sirutombola Lozi) - no known uses.

-18.12500023.3750002
95561Combretum zeyheri02 Dec 1990GL Maggs
GL Maggs 895 WIND
Okavango, Rundu District: Lisalimezi - mopane woodland.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823A20

Tree; Notes: Small tree, coppicing, plentiful. Sterile = ethnobotanical voucher specimen. Mukenge (Lozi) - roots placed in water to keep off ancestral spirits (see Euclea).

-18.12500023.3750002
94819Commiphora africana var. africana21 Mar 1989GL Maggs
GL Maggs 766 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Impilila Island.2080Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1725C3930

Shrub; Notes: Shrub. Bark greyish. Branchlets spine-tipped. Leaves 3 - foliolate. Leaflets obovate, terminally 30 x 22 mm, laterally smaller, finely velutinous, apex rounded, margin crenate.

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93212Commiphora angolensis13 Dec 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 640 C Mannheimer WIND
Caprivi: West Caprivi - east of Chetto.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D30

Shrub; Notes: Small, spiny shrub, 1 m high. Branches slightly zig-zag, lateral branchlets spine-tipped. Leaves trifoliolate; middle leaflet much larger, obovate, margin creno-denticulate; bicoloured. Fruit a berry, ovoid, dark green (immature).

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94322Commiphora glandulosa15 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 276 C Mannheimer WIND
Caprivi: 10 km along turn-off to Chinchimane from national road - mopane woodland on marshy, wet substrate.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C30

Shrub; Notes: Tall bushy shrub, up to 3 m high - growing in fairly open, grassed area in mopane woodland. Stem dark grey; lateral branches spine-tipped, borne perpendicular to axis, gnarled due to remains of dwarf shoots, 2-6 cm long. Leaves tightly clustered on dwarf shoots, simple; petiole yellow-green, adaxially flattened and slightly winged, short, 2-3 mm long; lamina obovate, apex rounded to truncate, base cuneate, margin conspicuously dentate along upper margins, both surfaces glossy, bright green, glabrous, with venation relatively conspicuous as yellow adaxial markings, somewhat coriaceous. Flowers past. Fruit a berry, subglobose, slightly asymmetrical.

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94624Conyza bonariensis30 Nov 1990GL Maggs
GL Maggs 870 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: East Caprivi. Sila Village, dry floodplain near Ibbu.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D30

Herb; Notes: All annual herb, in moist conditions between reeds. Ethnobotanical Voucher Specimen: Mozweze (Lozi) - indication of good soil to plant mealies, infused in water and given to cows to increase milk production.

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93214Corallocarpus bainesii24 Apr 1994GL Maggs
L Guarino
GL Maggs 1048 WIND
Caprivi: West Caprivi: 79, 3 km from Kongola to Bagani along 'Golden Highway' B8.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D31000

Climber; Notes: Climber on Acacia, sparse, only 1 individual found. Leaves 3-palmatilobate. Flowers clustered, minute with golden yellow petals. Fruits green, glaucous, 1 cm long. Growing together with Zehneria marlothii in Eragrostis grass-stand on fringes of mixed semi-deciduous woodland. Fine pale grey sand. Also seen: Acanthosicyos naudinianus, Citrullus lanatus.

-17.94861022.5972205
95438Corallocarpus bainesii24 Apr 1994GL Maggs
L Guarino
GL Maggs 1050 WIND
Caprivi: West Caprivi: (Site 8) 106 km from Kongola to Bagani along 'Golden Highway' B8.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1822A21030

Climber; Notes: Climber in dense Acacia undergrowth, together with Zehneria marlothii. Locally sparse. Leaves soft, palmately lobed. Fruits pointed, bright red when mature. Rootstock elongated, strong smelling when cut. Also seen: Acanthosicyos naudinianus, Citrullus lanatus. 2 Sheets: sheet2

-18.03167022.2563902
94324Craterostigma plantagineum15 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 279 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: 7 km along turn-off to Chinchimane from National Road.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C3 0

Notes: Low-growing, sub-aquatic perennial, 50-80 mm when in flower. Stem compact. Roots fibrous, red-coloured. Leaves fascicled, simple, subsessile; lamina elliptic, apex acute, base cuneate to decurrent, margin entire and conspicuously ciliate, 4 x 1 cm, adaxially yellow-green with scattered white adpressed indumentum, abaxially purple-tinted with dense indumentum of same type as above, fairly erect and not prostrate on substrate, coriaceous. Flowers borne in axillary racemes with normally only 1 flower opening at a time, 5 mm in diameter, bilabiate; peduncle slender, green, 3-4 cm long, densely pubescent. Floral bracts foliaceous, paired, green, conspicuously ciliate and pubescent; petals fused, blue to purplish with white puckered striations and yellow throat. Terminalia sericea predominant.

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95638Crotalaria flavicarinata12 May 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 515 S Kruger WIND
Caprivi: Lupala island - flood plain.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823B30

Herb; Notes: Tall erect herb, 60-75 cm high when in flower. Stems rigid, fluted, basally woody, yellow-green masked by dense, short, silvery, velutinous indumentum. Leaves alternate, trifoliate, petiole long, slender, up to 25 x 1 mm, ascending to spreading, densely velutinous; lamina deltoid-circular in broad outline; pinna obovate to elliptic, apex round to minutely apiculate, base cuneate, margin entire, adaxially glabrous, yellow-green, pellucid-gland-dotted, abaxially grey-green, densely pubescent, midrib prominant, 10-40 x 3-15 mm, median segment slightly larger than lateral 2. Inflorescence a terminal raceame, 20-40 mm long. Flowers about 2 cm long, slightly pendulous. Sepals 5, fused, about 8 mm long, dark green, pubescent. Petals yellow; standard purple streaked, wings slightly orange tinted. Pod elongated, inflated 20 x 8 mm, beaked. Seeds flattened, yellow-brown, shiny smooth, notched about 7-8/pod.

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93977Crotalaria podocarpa12 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 238 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Forestry Reserve, west of Katima Mulilo.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C20

0.5 m high; Herb; Notes: Bushy herb, m high. Stems basally somewhat woody, densely branched, yellow-green to brown with dense long white hirsute indumentum young branchlets velutinous. Leaves alternate, trifoliolate; petiole slender, 10 - 45 mm long, rigid, acute, yellowish, densely pubescent; stipules deltoid, up to 15 x 3 mm, green, foliaceous, caducous; lamina circular in broad outline; pinnae shortly stalked ( 1-1.5 mm long), unequal, 5-60 x 1-10 mm, medianally larger, narrowly ovate, apex rounded to delicately apiculate, base cuneate to obliquely rounded, margin entire, ciliate, dull green, adaxially glabrous, abaxially with long white sericeous indumentum concentrated along prominent midrib. Inflorescence an axillary raceme, 3-20 cm long. Flowers large, almost 2 cm long, slightly pendulous. Petals golden yellow, standard purple tinted. Pod inflated, up to 35 x 15 cm, greenish with purple sutures thickened and prominent, shortly apiculate glabrous. Seeds numerous, in single dorsal row, rectangular, brown, 1 mm long, verrucose.

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93978Crotalaria sphaerocarpa subsp. sphaerocarpa12 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 228 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Forestry Reserve, west of Katima Mulilo.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C2 0

Herb; Notes: Annual herb, 30 cm when in flower. Stem erect, slender, green to brown, terete with dense white, short, adpressed indumentum, tends to branch rigidly near apex to form bushy herb. Leaves alternate, trifoliolate; stipules paired, minute, 2 mm long linear; petiole 1, 5 cm long, slender but fairly rigid supporting leaf in acute position; pinna narrowly ovate to lanceolate, apex minutely apiculate, base rounded, margin entire, up to 30 x 4 mm, dull green, (median pinna slightly larger than lateral pair) abaxially sparsely pubescent with prominant midrib, adaxially glabrous. Flowers in axillary racemes, small, cm in length, slightly pendulous. Petals dull yellow to apricot. Sepals minute, dull green, densley pubescent, persistent. Fruit: a pod, short, ovoid 7 x 3 mm, densly pubescent, style apically persistent. Seeds reniform.

5
94560Crotalaria sphaerocarpa subsp. sphaerocarpa09 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 168 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Nsundwa?: S. of Schuckmannsberg:- marshy plain along river.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D2 0

Herb; Notes: Annual herb, 30 cm when in flower. Stem erect, slender, terete, green to brown-tinted with dense white, short, adpressed indumentum, tends to branch rigidly near apex to form bushy herb. Leaves alternate, trifoliolate; stipules paired, minute, 2 mm long, linear; petiole 1.5 cm long, slender but fairly rigid supporting leaf in acute position; pinna narrowly ovate to lanceolate, apex minutely apiculate, base rounded, margin entire, up to 30 x 4 mm, dull green, (median pinna slightly larger than lateral pair) abaxially sparsely pubescent with prominent midrib, adaxially glabrous. Flowers in axillary racemes, small, cm in length, slightly pendulous. Petals dull yellow to apricot. Sepals minute, dull green, densely pubescent, persistent. Fruit: a pod, short, ovoid, 7 x 3 mm, densely pubescent, style apically persistent. Seeds reniform.

4
95563Crotalaria sphaerocarpa subsp. sphaerocarpa21 Dec 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 661 MM Le Roux WIND
Caprivi: Balelwa - banks of channel.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823A2 0

Herb; Notes: Straggling herb. Flowers 1 cm long, not opening completely, cuneate in broad outline, pale yellow tinged with purple streaks, densely pubescent, pendulous. Pod globular, apiculate, densely pubescent, somewhat inflated.

2
93979Crotalaria steudneri12 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 228 MM Hochobes WIND
Caprivi: Forestry Reserve, west of Katima Mulilo.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C20

Herb; Notes: Annual herb, 30 cm when in flower. Stem erect, slender, terete, green to brown-tinted with dense white, short, adpressed indumentum, tends to branch rigidly near apex to form bushy herb. Leaves alternate, trifoliolate; stipules paired, minute, 2 mm long, linear; petiole 1.5 cm long, slender but fairly rigid supporting leaf in acute position; pinna narrowly ovate to lanceolate, apex minutely apiculate, base rounded, margin entire, up to 30 x 4 mm, dull green, (median pinna slightly larger than lateral pair), abaxially sparsely pubescent with prominent midrib, adaxially glabrous. Flowers in axillary racemes, small, cm in length, slightly pendulous. Petals dull yellow to apricot. Sepals minute, dull green, densely pubescent, persistent. Fruit: a pod, short, ovoid, 7 x 3 mm, densely pubescent, style apically persistent. Seeds reniform.

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93980Croton megalobotrys17 Oct 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 545 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Katima Mulilo - Nature Conservation Offices: on banks of Zambezi River.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C20

Tree; Notes: Small, bushy tree, 3-4 m high. Bark greyish; branchlets with prominent lenticels. Leaves simple, alternate; petioles ca. 25 mm long, curved with dense white stellate indumentum; lamina cordiform, ca. 50 x 30 mm, apex acute, base cordate with pair of stalked glands, margin dentate, adaxially dark green, sparsely stellate, abaxially silver with dense silvery stellate indumentum. Flowers in axillary, spicate racemes of length ca. 30 mm, insignificant, ca. 5 mm in diameter, globose; pedicel 3-6 mm long, slender; sepals 5, free, green, adaxially concave; petals slightly exerted beyond calyx, white-green, pubescent; stamens numerous, curled, exerted.

-17.62500024.3750005
95566Croton megalobotrys02 Dec 1990GL Maggs
GL Maggs 878 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: East Caprivi. Mvubu Camp, on bank of Kwando river back-water, near Balelwa.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823A20

Tree; Notes: Medium-sized tree in riverine woodland. Ethnobotanical Voucher specimen. Mutuwatuwa (Lozi): roots used in various remedies, also fish poison.

-18.12500023.3750002
94326Cyanotis foecunda13 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 278 S Bartsch WIND
Caprivi: 7 km along turn-off to Chinchimane from National Road.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C30

-17.87500024.1250004
94395Cyathula orthacantha24 Feb 1989GL Maggs
GL Maggs 737 S Bartsch WIND
Caprivi: On banks of Lake Liambezi - mopane woodland.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C40

Herb; Notes: Bushy annual herb, up to 1 m high; plentiful on disturbed land along road verge. Stems rigid, ribbed, hirsute, dull yellow-green, much branched. Leaves opposite; lamina ovate-elliptic, 80 x 25 mm, apex gradually tapering, dark green with dense white hirsute indumentum. Inflorescence terminal, spicate panicle. Bracts spinescent, densely lanose.

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93215Cycnium tubulosum23 Oct 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 594 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: West Caprivi (middle): grassy omuramba.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D30

200 mm high; Herb; Notes: Annual herb, hemiparasitic on grass roots, 200 mm high. Leaves sessile, lanceolate, irregularly and minutely toothed, glabrous, green but becoming black when dry. Flowers solitary, large, showy, 3.5 cm in diameter, lilac-pink; sepals persistent.

-17.87500022.6250005
94561Cycnium tubulosum09 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 165 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Nsundwa ?: S. of Schuckmannsburg:- marshy plain along river.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D20

Herb; Notes: Annual herb, 30 cm when in flower; hemiparasite on grass roots. Stems erect, green, slender, terete, glabrous. Leaves opposite, simple, subsessile; lamina lanceolate, apex acute, base cuneate, margin irregularly dentate at base (certain teeth appear as filiform protuberances especially in older leaves), dull olive-green, up to 80 x 7 mm, glabrous on both surfaces. Flowers in axillary/terminal racemes with paired arrangement, large, showy, up to 30 mm in diameter; peduncles 35-50 cm long. Petals 5, fused ( posterior 2; anterior 3), purple-pink but white-cream to yellow in throat, tube abaxially densely pubescent, glandular. Sepals 5, fused, green, glabrous, 8 mm long, persistent and enlarging somewhat around fruit. Pedicel 1 cm long, slender. Fruit bilocular capsule, dehiscing apically; dark brown.

-17.62500024.8750004
95639Cycnium tubulosum17 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 302 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Nkasa Island: forest 'Island' on bank of Linyandi River.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823B30

Herb; Notes: Annual herb, 30 cm when in flower; hemiparasite on grass roots. Stems erect, green, slender, terete, glabrous. Leaves opposite, simple, subsessile; lamina lanceolate, apex acute, base cuneate, margin irregularly dentate at base (certain teeth appear as filiform protrubrances especially in older leaves), dull olive-green, up to 80 x 7 mm, glabrous on both surfaces. Flowers in axillary/terminal racemes with paired arrangement, large, showy, up to 30 mm in diameter; penduncles 35-50 cm long. Petals 5, fused (posterior 2; anterior 3), purple-pink but white-cream to yellow in throat, tube abaxially densely pubescent, glandular. Sepals 5, fused, green, glabrous, 8 mm long, persistent and enlarging somewhat around fruit. Pedicel 1 cm long, slender. Fruit bilocular capsule, dehiscing apically, dark brown.

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94494Cymbopogon caesius subsp. caesius10 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 219 WIND
Caprivi: 2 km north of Bukalo on road to Katima Mulilo - grassy malapo.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D10

Graminoid; Notes: Tall, tufted, perennial grass, up to 1.5 m high when in flower. Culms erect, rigid, reed-like, terete, yellowish with brown-banded nodes, glabrous smooth. Leaf blade expanded, gradually tapering over a length of up to 30 cm, up to 1.5 cm wide canaliculate, dull green, stiff, glabrous, rounded at base to constrict at collar. Ligule a narrow membranous ridge, dark brown, glabrous. Leaf sheath 120 mm long, tightly circumculmate but not overlapping, glabrous. Inflorescence a compound panicle, 15 - 20 cm long. Raceme up to 3 cm long, enclosed in narrowly ovate, membranous sheath. Spikelets narrowly ellipsoid, 3 x 1 mm; glumes greenish, not all awned. Awns long, fine, purple-based. Pollen golden yellow.

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94831Cymbopogon caesius subsp. caesius18 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 330 WIND
Caprivi: Inkasa Island: malapo on banks of Linyanti river.2080Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1725C3930

Graminoid; Notes: Tall, tufted perennial grass, up to 1.75 m high when in flower. Culms basally prostrate, rooting from lower nodes, markedly geniculate to ascending but never entirely erect, sturdy, reed-like, terete straw-coloured with nodes dark brown-banded, smooth and glabrous, unbranched. Leaf blade narrowly lanceolate, 10 - 30 x ca. 1 cm, gradually tapering, expanded but margins revolute, stiff and harsh to the touch, glabrous but for sparse pulverulent indumentum, margins white, minutely prickled, blue-green, base rounded and slightly notched. Ligule a narrow, brown, membranous ridge, glabrous. Leaf base 80 - 120 mm long, not overlapping nor tightly circumculmate, basally imbricate otherwise open, blue-green to purple-tinted at base, persistent, canaliculate, glabrous. Inflorescence a false panicle, up to 12 cm long, narrowly ellipsoid in outline. Racemes spicate, paired, subtended by foliaceous spathe: 1.5 - 2 (2.5) cm long, lanceolate. Peduncle slender, yellow, glabrous. Spikelets paired, not all awned, ellipsoid, somewhat laterally flattened, 5 x 1.5 mm, greenish; awn basally black with paler upper potion, curved, slender, glabrous, relatively inconspicuous although well exerted. Glumes membranous with dense white indumentum especially along margins; pedicles with similar indumentum.

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94327Cynodon dactylon18 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 369 WIND
Caprivi: Inkasa Island: malapo on banks of Linyandi River.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C30

Graminoid; Notes: Perennial, low-growing grass with woody, creeping rhizome. Culms basally woody and prostrate, often rooting from lower, geniculate nodes, upper portions steeply ascending, almost entirely enclosed by leaf bases, much-branched. Leaf blade linear, 5 - 12 cm long, gradually tapering to acute apex, expanded to slightly revolute to tightly rolled, at most 2, 5 mm wide, erect, fairly rigid, dull blue-green, glabrous or with long, white, somewhat adpressed indumentum, margins white, thickened, hard to the touch, slightly spine-tipped, base about undifferentiated. Ligule a membranous ridge bearing sparse white indumentum, more conspicuous on collar region. Leaf sheath overlapping, about 4 centimetre long, relatively tightly circumculmate, blue-green to yellowish at base, glabrate to pubescent, persistent and spiny around rhizome. Inflorescence a digitate racemose arrangement, borne on a slender, erect peduncle. Raceme about 4 centimetre long, about 1,5 mm wide, 4 - 7 inflorescence, ascending but never spreading, straight to apically reflexed, not rigid. Spikelets minutely ovoid, about 1,5 x 1 mm, densely arranged on axis. Glumes membranous, straw-coloured to green to purple-tinted, awnless, glabrous. Stigma branches laterally exerted.

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94630Cyperus margaritaceus16 Feb 1989GL Maggs
GL Maggs 725 C Mannheimer WIND
Caprivi: 17 Km to Ngoma from Bukalo.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D30

sedge; Notes: Sedge, up to 50 cm high. Leaves filiform, rolled, grey-green, basally purple-tinted and membranous, glabrous, persistent. Peduncle erect, relatively rigid. Spikelets about 3 / cluster, ovoid, flattened, about 10 x 6 mm, creamy white. Brackets inconspicuous, linear. Growing in mixed Terminalia sericea / Combretum woodland.

-17.87500024.6250004
95568Cyperus margaritaceus21 Dec 1998GL Maggs
GL Maggs 681 C Mannheimer WIND
Caprivi: East Caprivi, Balelwa - on banks of channel.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823A20

sedge; Notes: Low-growing sedge, about 30 cm high. Leaves narrow, grey-green, glabrous, glaucous (also bracts). Inflorescence: globose cluster of spikelets of about 20 mm in diameter. Spikelet narrowly ovate, laterally flattened, about 10 x 4 mm, white to green tinted bracts.

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94328Dactyloctenium giganteum15 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 271 WIND
Caprivi: 7 km along turn-off to Chinchimane from National Road.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C30

Graminoid; Notes: Annual grass, tufted, up to 0,5 m high, when in flower. Culms erect to slightly geniculate at base, unbranched, relatively slender, terete, almost entirely enclosed by leaf sheaths, nodes green-brown-banded, somewhat intended. Leaf blade narrowly lanceolate, 10 - 20 cm long, gradually tapering, at most 10 mm broad but normally narrower, expanded, softly textured, bright green, mostly ascending but occasionally recurved, about glabrous, margins harshly scabrous due the thickened edges bearing stiff, long, white, bulbous-based hairs, base slightly auriculate, dark-brown tinted. Ligule a membranous, narrow, brown frill bearing long, white, conspicuous indumentum. Leaf base not tightly circumculmate, often open to base, 50 - 90 mm long, overlapping pale dull green, about glabrous. Inflorescence a spike arranged digitately (3 - 5) at terminal end of peduncle, about 6 cm long, somewhat ascending to spreading; peduncle slender, erect, terete, glabrous, enveloped by upper leaf to large extent. Spikelets arranged densely on undersurface of axis, ellipsoid but laterally flattened, interspersed with long, white hairs; awns longer than spikelets, slightly bent, sturdy, greenish; base of secondary axis blackish with dense, white velutinous indumentum. Anthers about 1 mm long, bearing orange-yellow pollen. Terminalia sericea woodland.

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94832Dalbergia melanoxylon21 Mar 1989GL Maggs
GL Maggs 765 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Impilila Island.2080Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1725C3930

Shrub; Notes: Straggling shrub, 2 m high. Stems much branched, armed; bark pale. Leaves clustered, imparipinnate. Leaflets obcordiform to obovate, dark green, glabrous, 14 x 8 mm.

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93219Dicerocaryum eriocarpum14 Dec 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 649 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: West Caprivi - east of Chetto base in Baphia - Bauhinia shrub-veld.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D30

Creeper; Notes: Prostrate creeper with trailing annual stems and perennial rootstock. Leaves more or less circular, olive-green, margins irregularly incised, 20 x 20 - 25 mm. Flowers tubular, showy, pale pink specked with maroon in throat, 25 - 30 mm long. Fruit discoidal with 2 sharp thorns adaxially.

-17.87500022.6250005
95569Dicerocaryum eriocarpum01 Dec 1990GL Maggs
GL Maggs 872 H-D Ihlenfeldt WIND
Caprivi: East Caprivi. Mvubu Camp, on bank of Kwando River back-water, near Balelwa.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823A20

Creeper; Notes: Annual creeper. Plentiful on disturbed soil. Ethnobotanical voucher specimen: Liseto (Lozi) = shampoo?

-18.12500023.3750002
93756Dioscorea asteriscus03 Dec 1990GL Maggs
GL Maggs 903 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: West Caprivi. Kwando Camp ('Doppies'): on dune abutting onto flood-plain.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1723C40

Notes: Twiner in undergrowth. Leaves cordiform, thin, glabrous. Sterile material - ethnobotanical voucher specimen. Dinga (Kwe) = tuber eaten once bark is removed.

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94330Diospyros chamaethamnus03 May 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 394 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: 1 km along turn-off to Chinchimane from national road. Mixed woodland.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C30

Shrub; Notes: Low-growing, woody, half-shrub, up to m high. Stems yellow-green, glabrous but basally ferruginously velutinous. Leaves alternate, simple; petiole stout, yellow-green, 3-5 mm long, obliquely striate; lamina oblong, ca. 6 x 2 cm, apex rounded, base cuneate, margin entire, discoloured, glabrous, venation prominent. Flowers in basal, axillary clusters, tubular, fragrant, androecium or gynoecium. Petals white, apically recurved. Sepals densely brown velutinous, subtended basally by 2-3 ovate bracts.

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93757Dipcadi glaucum03 Dec 1990GL Maggs
GL Maggs 910 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: West Caprivi. Kwando Camp ('Doppies'): on dune abutting flood-plain.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1723C40

Geophyte; Notes: Bulb, plentiful. Leaves 6, broad 45 mm, green to glaucous, glabrous. Sterile-ethnobotanical voucher specimen: Govo (Kwe)=leaves cooked and eaten like spinach. Bulb not eaten (only by porcupines!).

-17.87500023.3750005
93222Diplorhynchus condylocarpon21 Oct 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 579 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Middle West Caprivi.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D30

Tree; Notes: Medium tree, 4-5 m high. Branchlets reddish brown, grooved. Leaves opposite; lamina elliptic to broadly ovate, up to 70 x 45 mm, bright green, glabrous, margin entire, broadly tapering. Inflorescence a terminal scorpioid cyme. Flowers creamy white, 8 mm in diameter, pentamerous, sweet-smelling. Mixed semi-deciduous woodland after a burn.

-17.87500022.6250005
94497Distephanus divaricatus10 May 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 440 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: 30 Km south of Katima Mulilo on Bukalo Road.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D10

Creeper; Notes: Woody creeper. Young branchlets with dense, short, white, woolly indumentum, terete to angled and ribbed. Leaves spirally arranged, simple; Petiole stout, adaxially grooved, densely pulverulent, up to 10 mm long; lamina ovate to cordiform, ca. 60 x 45 mm, broadly tapering to acute apex, base rounded to cordate (narrowly curate down petiole), adaxially olive green, minutely / sparsely pubescent; adaxially silvery, venation prominent, densely pubescent. Capitula in scorpioid cymes ( = corymbs), ellipsoid, ca. 15 x 8 mm, homogenous, disc florets 10 - 12 mm long, 5 - merous. Stigma 5-branched, well-exerted. Pappus prominent, white, straight, about 10 mm long. Involucral bract 4-6-whorled, lanceolate-ovate, green, foliaceous with white, arachnoid pubescence. Growing in forest island on termite mound.

-17.62500024.6250004
94333Enneapogon cenchroides18 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 354 WIND
Caprivi: Inkasa Island: malapo on banks of Linyandi River.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C30

Graminoid; Notes: Densely tufted annual grass, up to 0,75 m high when in flower. Culms basally somewhat geniculate but apically steeply ascending, branched, slender but sturdy, terete, dark green, white-ribbed with very dense white velutinous indumentum, nodes not gibbose, can be deep purple-tinted with a whorl of longer white hairs. Leaf blades narrowly lanceolate to linear, tapering whip-like to a very fine, flexuous tip, mostly expanded but can also be folded or slightly rolled, dark green with conspicuous white abx. venation, densely pubescent on both surfaces, soft and tender, base rounded to somewhat auriculate, 70 - 150 x 2 - 4 mm. Ligule a dense fringe of soft, white hairs, continuous on brown, membranous collar. Leaf sheath closely overlapping at base but exposing stem on upper portions (3-) 6 (-10) cm long, dark green to yellowish at base, conspicuously white-ribbed, densely pubescent, loosely circumculmate, keeled, persistent. Inflorescence a spicate panicle borne on densely velutinous peduncle, subtended at base of peduncle by upper leaf, narrowly ovate to lanceolate in outline, 70 - 120 x 7 - 12 mm. Racemes 2,5 - 3 centimetre long, steeply ascending and adpressed against main axis. Spikelets narrowly ovoid, 5 - 7 x 1 millimetre, densely clustered, subsessile, 2-flowered. Glumes membranous, greenish to straw-coloured with deep purple apex and venation, persistent. Lemma 9-awned; awns straight to geniculate, dark purple with white, bristly feathered indumentum. Anthers 1 - 1,5 mm long, apically exerted.

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94842Eragrostis lappula18 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 334 WIND
Caprivi: Inkasa Island: malapo on banks of Linyandi River.2080Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1725C3930

Graminoid; Notes: Tufted, perennial grass, up to 1 mm high when in flower. Culms sturdy, erect to basally slightly geniculate but then sharply ascending, yellow-green, nodes brown-banded, smooth, glabrous. Leaf blades 6 - 30 cm long, linear, tightly rolled and gradually tapering to a sharp tip, basally somewhat expanded but not differentiated at collar, yellow-green ciliate with long, white, straight hairs concentrated along basal margin, fairly erect and rigid, persistent. Ligule a narrow membranous ridge bearing dense white indumentum which extends onto collar region. Leaf sheath overlapping at basal region of culm only, about 7 cm long, tightly clasping, canaliculate, about glabrous except for upper margin at collar junction, yellowish to conspicuously maroon-tinted at base. Inflorescence an open panicle, broadly ovoid in outline, about 20 x 8 cm, borne on slender peduncle, 20 - 30 cm long. Secondary axis alternate to basally whorled, slender, flexuous, glabrous but for conspicuous long, white, bristle-like indumentum at junction with main axis, 3 - 4 cm long. Spikelets stalked to subsessile, ovate to narrowly ovate, 5 - 12 x 2 - 3 mm. Lower glumes purple-tinted with long white bulbous-based hairs along margin, awnless.

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93989Eragrostis pallens13 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 250 WIND
Caprivi: Lutalo, west of Katima Mulilo - mopane woodland.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C20

Graminoid; Notes: Tall, erect, tufted, perennial grass, up to 1,5 m high when in flowr. Culm erect to slightly geniculate at base, unbranched, reed-like, terete, yellow-green, glabrous, glaucous. Leaf blade tightly rolled and tapering to a fine tip, up to 30 cem long, old leaves shrivelled and persistent at base, yellow- to dull-green, glabrous, base notched. Ligule a narrow, brown rim with sparse, short white hairs. Leaf sheath open but becoming imbricate around culm towards base, margin hyaline, fresh green, glabrous. Inflorescence a panicle, ovate in broad outline, 400 x 150 mm, secondary axis alternate but tending to be basally whorled glabrous, tertiary axis slender and undulate. Spikelets laterally flattened, ovoid. Flowers up to 5 x 1 mm, awnless. Glumes yellow to dark green, glabrous.

-17.62500024.3750005
93990Eragrostis porosa13 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 253 WIND
Caprivi: Lutalo, west of Katima Mulilo - mopane woodland.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C20

Graminoid; Notes: Slender, tufted annual grass, up to 40 cm high when in flower. Culms somewhat geniculate but generally ascending, yellow-green but nodes conspicuously purple-banded, smooth and glabrous, terete, only shortly exposed. Leaf blade expanded basally but rolled somewhat at extreme apex, bright green, softly textured with long, white, silky hairs especially abaxially, narrowly ovate to lanceolate, about 120 x 5 mm acutely arranged and not recurved. Ligule an inconspicuous ridge; collar purplish with long, white, stiff indumentum. Leaf sheath short, 3 - 4,5 cm long, sticky, bright green to purple-tinted at base, with long white hairs, not overlapping, tightly circumculmate along entire length. Inflorecence a panicle, narrowly ovoid in outline, 9 - 15 x 2 - 4,5 cm; peduncle entirely concealed by uppermost leaf; secondary axis alternate tending to be whorled and erect at base, at most 3 cm long, slender, undulate, sticky, cluster of long white hairs at junction with main axis. Spikelets minute, laterally flattened, ovate, 1,50 x 0,5 mm, pale green.

-17.62500024.3750005
94334Eragrostis superba15 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 272 WIND
Caprivi: 7 km along turn-off to Chinchimane from National Road - Terminalia sericea woodland.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C30

Graminoid; Notes: Tall, tufted, perennial grass, up to 1,5 m high when in flower. Culms ascending but relatively geniculate at base, rooting from nodes of procumbent culms, sturdy terete, greenish to straw-coloured to purple-tinted, smooth, glabrous, arising from creeping, woody rhizome. Leaf blades linear, tapering gradually to needle-like tip, 10 - 40 cm long, folded out commonly tightly involuted never expanded, blue-green, hard in texture, ascending, rigid, about glabrous, base notched. Ligule a membranous, narrow are fringed with dense, cream-coloured hairs, about 1,5 mm long, extending onto collar region. Leaf sheath tightly circumculmate, yellow-green to distinctly purple at base, up to 10 cm long, canaliculate, glabrous, persistent. Inflorescence an open panicle, 30 - 40 cm long, borne on long slender peduncle. Raceme arranged basally at 6 - 10 cm intervals, more congested terminally, up to 180 mm long, slender, drooping. Spikelets pendulous, ovoid, laterally flattened, up to 15 x 8 millimetre, flowers arranged basally at 6 - 10 cm intervals, more congested terminally, up to 180 mm long, slender, drooping. Spikelets pendulous, ovoid, laterally flattened, up to 15 x 8 mm, flowers arranged alternately in 2 rows. Glumes membranous, cream to purple with green ribs, glabrous, awns lacking.

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94844Eragrostis viscosa18 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 384 WIND
Caprivi: Inkasa Island: malapo on banks of Linyandi River.2080Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1725C3930

Graminoid; Notes: Erect, annual, up to 40 cm high when in flower. Culms semi-erect to somewhat geniculate, sturdy, terete, with long white indumentum, glandular and terete, with long white indumentum, glandular and sticky, bright green with purple tints at nodes. Leaf blades expanded, tapering gradually towards apex, bright green, 5 - 15 cm x 5 mm, with long, white, straight hairs concentrated abaxially, base auriculate with conspicuous band of long, white, straight hairs on collar. Ligule membranous but fringed along upper margin with white hairs. Leaf sheath circumculmate, glandular, relatively densely pubescent, about 50 mm long, not overlapping. Inflorescence a sticky, open, panicle, narrowly ovoid in outline, about 15 x 3 cm, sheathed at base by foliaceous spathe. Secondary axes delicate, sinuate, not whorled, at most 3 cm long, basally erect but expanding towards middle of axis. Spikelets awnless, minutely ovoid but laterally flattened, 4 - 8 flowered, about 1,5 mm long. Glumes purple, ciliate.

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94501Eriochloa fatmensis10 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 218A WIND
Caprivi: ca. 2km north of Bukalo, on the road to Katima Mulilo, grassy malapo.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D10

0.5 m high; Graminoid; Notes: (F. Poaceae) Tufted annual, ca. 0,5m high when in flower. Culms erect, slender, yellow-green, glabrous except for white pubescent indumentum at nodes. Leaf blade linear-lanceolate, expanded, rapidly withering at apex, up to 200*6mm, glabrous, soft and tender, yellow-green, basally rounded. Ligule inconspicuous with fringe of dense, white, straight hairs. Leaf sheath yellow-green, ca. 5cm long, overlapping, not tightly circumculmate, canaliculate, glabrous to sparsely pubescent. Inflorescence a panicle of spaced racemes, ca. 10*2,5cm. Raceme lax, spicate ca. 3,5cm long, erect. Spikelets loosely arranged in 2 rows, ovoid, apex tapering, 3*1mm, awned; glumes pale green, densely pubescent. Stalk purple-banded at apex (=callus) with long, white, straight hairs. Awn ca. 2,5mm long. Stigma purple, exerted just below apex.

-17.62500024.6250004
93232Eriosema pauciflorum21 Oct 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 571 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Middle West Caprivi - mixed semi-deciduous woodland after a burn.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D30

subshrub; Notes: Sub-shrub, up to m, with extensive subterranean root-stock. Stems with dense yellow pubescence. Leaves trifoliolate; leaflets elliptic-obovate, grey-green, 35 x 10 mm. adaxially with adpressed silvery hairs, puckered, abaxially venation prominent; stipule ovate, membranous, 6 x 3 mm. Flowers 12 mm long, in racemes, yellowish with maroon markings. Pods ovoid, 15 x 6 mm, densely sericeous.

-17.87500022.6250005
95624Erlangea misera25 Oct 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 626 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Popa Falls, on east bank of Okavango, north of Bagani.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821B10

Herb; Notes: Annual herb, about 75 cm high. Stems ribbed, densely hirsute, much branched. Leaves sessile; lamina obovate, about 50 x 20 mm, yellow-green margins dentate, densely hirsute. Inflorescence capitula in corymb-like arrangement, homogamous, about 1 cm in diameter; petals purple.

-18.10220021.6556004
93760Erythrococca menyharthii03 Dec 1990GL Maggs
GL Maggs 911 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: West Caprivi. Kwando Camp ('Doppies'): on dune abutting.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1723C40

subshrub; Notes: Erect, bushy subshrub. Leaves ovate, apices gradually tapering, tomentose. Ethnobotanical Voucher Specimen: ninaghovo (Kwe) - leaves cooked and eaten like spinach.

-17.87500023.3750005
95573Erythrococca menyharthii21 Dec 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 676 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Balelwa - banks of channel.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823A20

Shrub; Notes: Straggling shrub; bark pale grey; branchlets green and densely pubescent. Leaves ovate, thin, olive-green, 2 - 4 cm long, irregularly dentate, adaxially glabrous, abaxially densely pubescent; stipules linear, 1 - 2 mm long, caducous. Inflorescence axillary panicle. Flowers minute, 1.5 - 2 mm in diameter; petals 4, greenish.

-18.12500023.3750002
95574Euclea divinorum02 Dec 1990GL Maggs
GL Maggs 879 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: East Caprivi: Mvubu Camp, on bank of Kwando River back-water, near Balelwa.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823A20

Tree; Notes: Small to medium-sized tree. Ethnobotanical Voucher Specimen: matokola (Lozi): used to exorcize ghosts. Wood not used as fuel cause it cause bad luck; tshutshora (Kwe).

-18.12500023.3750002
93234Eulophia livingstoniana13 Dec 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 644 S Rügheimer WIND
Caprivi: East of Chetto.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D3 0

Geophyte; Notes: Geophyte, up to 0.75 m when in flower, growing among thorny thicket; rhizome horizontally elongate, much-branched, with dense fibrous roots. Leaves lanceolate. Inflorescence a raceme. Flowers 2 - 2.5 cm in diameter; perianth segments mauve-pink.

5
93235Eulophia speciosa13 Dec 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 645 S Rügheimer WIND
Caprivi: East of Chetto.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D3 0

Geophyte; Notes: Geophyte, up to 1 m high when in flower, growing within dense thorny shrubbery. Leaves elongate-ovate, bright green, glabrous. Inflorescence a raceme, unbranched. Flowers 30 mm in diameter; perianth segments golden yellow.

5
93994Evolvulus alsinoides var. alsinoides05 May 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 422 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Lisikili, south-east of Katima Mulilo.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C20

Herb; Notes: Prostrate herb. Stems trailing, limp, slender, dark green but masked by dense, long, white, sericeous indumentum. Leaves alternate, simple; petiole 1-2 mm long, densely sericeous; lamina ovate, apex minutely apiculate, base rounded, margin entire, grey-green, both surfaces with dense silvery adpressed hairs. Flowers solitary, axillary, campanulate, small, 5-6 mm in diameter. Petals 5, fused, blue. Sepals 5, free, ovate, 2 x 1 mm, densely pubescent, persistent. Fruit a capsule, globose, 5-sutured, white and brittle, dehiscent. Seeds numerous, yellow-brown, deltoid to irregular.

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93995Ficus burkei21 Mar 1987GL Maggs
GL Maggs 64 GL Maggs WIND
Rundu District: Katima Mulilo. On bank of Zambesi River at Katima.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C2 0

Notes: Tall tree, 8-10 m high. Leaves narrowly ovate, glossy, glabrous. Figs small, plentiful, clustered on branches. Corr. nom.: S. Rgheimer 5.2007.

5
94646Ficus pygmaea30 Nov 1990GL Maggs
GL Maggs 868 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: East Caprivi. Sila Village, dry flood-plain near Ibbu.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D3 0

Notes: Small, half-shrub, growing especially in moist conditions. Ethnobotanical Voucher Specimen: Kuzukuha (Lozi). Fruits are edible. Also a good-luck charm when mixed with other herbs.

4
95575Ficus pygmaea21 Dec 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 658 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Balelwa - banks of channel.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823A2 0

Notes: 50 cm high. Densely velutinous on stem and leaves. Leaf narrowly ovate, discoloured, 5 x 1.5 cm, venation prominent, adaxially glossy and scabrous, abaxially soft and velutinous. Figs 1-2 / axis, ovoid, green flushed with deep maroon, densely pubescent.

2
95576Fimbristylis complanata21 Dec 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 682 C Mannheimer WIND
Caprivi: East Caprivi. Balelwa: on banks of channel.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823A20

sedge; Notes: Tall, tufted sedge. Height: about 0.5 m high. Leaves relatively inconspicuous, grey-green to yellowish-green, glabrous to sparsely pubescent, linear, apex acute, basis persistent. Inflorescence: lax panicle with scorpioid branching; spikelets 6-8 mm, reddish brown; spikelets caducous.

-18.12500023.3750002
95643Fimbristylis complanata21 Dec 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 331 C Mannheimer WIND
Caprivi: Inkasa island: malapo on banks of Linyandi River.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823B30

-18.37500023.6250002
95577Flueggea virosa subsp. virosa21 Dec 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 685 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Balelwa - banks of channel.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823A20

Shrub; Notes: Densely branched undergrowth shrub, 1 - 2 m high. Branchlets rigid, grey-brown. Leaves obovate, 22 x 12 mm, bright green to grey-green, glabrous, apex truncate. Flowers past. Fruit a berry, globose, axillary, solitary on long slender stalk.

-18.12500023.3750002
93996Friesodielsia obovata05 May 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 416 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Maningimanzi, south-east of Katima Mulilo.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C20

Tree; Notes: Small, bushy tree, up to 4 m high. Bark greyish; young twigs with fine, pubescent indumentum. Leaves alternate, simple; petiole 5-8 mm long, usually curved, yellow-green, pubescent; lamina broadly obovate, apex rounded to truncate, base rounded, margin entire, adaxially bright green, sparsely pubescent to glabrate, abaxially grey-green with dense downy pubescence, venation prominent. Flowers past. Fruits monocarpic, each lobe finger-like, 1-seeded, bright red when ripe, tart but pleasant in taste.

-17.62500024.3750005
95578Friesodielsia obovata16 Sep 1992GL Maggs
GL Maggs 901 WIND
Caprivi: Lisalimezi - mopane woodland.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823A20

1.5 m high; Shrub; Notes: Ethnobotanical Voucher Specimen. Muchinga (Lozi) fruits eaten. Treatment for gall (= niyoko (L) ) - roots boiled in water, cooled and then drunk to promote vomiting.

0.0000000.0000002
94563Gisekia pharnaceoides var. pharnaceoides09 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 169 C Mannheimer WIND
Caprivi: Nsundwa?: South of Schuckmannsburg: - marshy plain along river.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D20

Herb; Notes: Prostrate herb. Stems trailing, limp, slender but gibbose, terete, green to maroon-tinted, glabrous or with scattered, fine, white indumentum. Leaves opposite but normally tending to cluster, simple, sessile; lamina narrowly ovate to lanceolate, apex minutely apiculate, base cuneate, margin entire, somewhat revolute, midrib abaxially prominent, up to 40 x 30 mm, dull green to yellow-green to maroon-tinted, adaxially glabrous, abaxially with very sparse white adpressed indumentum. Flowers in axillary umbels, small, up to 3 mm in diameter; peduncle 2 - 45 mm long (usually elongating after flowering). Pedicel 4 - 10 mm long. Sepals 5, free, ovate, up to 3 x 1.5 mm, pink with hyaline margins. Petals lacking. Stamens 10; filaments pink; anthers cream-coloured. Common: especially in disturbed areas!.

-17.62500024.8750004
93239Gladiolus magnificus17 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 295 S Bartsch WIND
Caprivi: 10 km along Ngozi turn-off from National road.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D3 0

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93240Grewia avellana13 Dec 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 639 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: West Caprivi - east of Chetto.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D30

Shrub; Notes: Rounded shrub, ca. 1 m tall; branchlets with golden brown pubescence. Lamina small, 20 x 12 mm, margin crenulate, apex acute, base oblique, venation prominent. Flowers 2 - 3 per axil; petals inconspicuous. Sepals adaxially white, glabrous; abaxially grey-green, sericeous, 10 - 12 mm long. Fruit 1 - 2-lobed, blackish, more or less glabrous.

-17.87500022.6250005
94849Grewia bicolor20 Mar 1989GL Maggs
GL Maggs 745 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Impalila Island.2080Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1725C3930

Shrub; Notes: Straggling shrub, 3 m high. Bark dark grey, peeling; branchlets deep red-brown. Leaves elliptic, 60 x 30 mm, margin denticulate, base slightly oblique; adaxially dull green, with minute stellate hairs; abaxially silvery green, densely velutinous. Fruit 1 or 2-lobed, green-brown.

-17.78330025.2075005
94850Grewia flavescens var. flavescens21 Mar 1989GL Maggs
GL Maggs 773 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Impilila Island.2080Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1725C3930

Shrub; Notes: Small spreading shrub, 1 m high. Bark red-brown. Leaves elliptic ovate, margin dentate, 30 x 15 mm, olive green, dense stellate indumentum on both surfaces. Flowers past. Fruit a berry, globose to 2 - lobed, yellow-brown, with dense stellate indumentum.

-17.78330025.2075005
95582Grewia olukondae21 Dec 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 674 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Balelwa - banks of channel.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823A20

Shrub; Notes: Rounded shrub. Stems with dense yellow pubescent indumentum. Leaves alternate; lamina broadly ovate to almost circular, up to 80 x 65 mm, margin irregularly dentate, with dense stellate indumentum. Flowers in axillary clusters, 25 mm in diameter. Petals yellow, shorter than sepals.

-18.12500023.3750002
94001Grewia pachycalyx05 May 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 415 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Maningimanzi, south-east of Katima Mulilo.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C20

Tree; Notes: Small bushy tree, up to 3 m high. Bark grey-brown; young twigs with brown stellate indumentum. Leaves alternate, simple; petiole stout, up to 1 cm long with dense white stellate indumentum; lamina broadly elliptic, apex attenuate, base rounded to cuneate, margin sharply but irregularly dentate, bright green, adaxially puckered with fine intercostal stellate indumentum, abaxially prominently veined, 100 x 50 mm; stipule lanceolate, 1 cm long, densely pubescent, persistent. Flower in axillary clusters, showy, 3.5-4 cm in diameter. Pedicels extremely stout. Petals 5, white, crinkly. Sepals 5, fleshy, adaxially white, abaxially green, prominent, recurved. Stamens numerous, in broad central column, 12 mm high. Fruit 4-lobed berry.

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94510Grewia retinervis10 May 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 437 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: 15 km south of Bukalo along Ngoma road; in Terminalia sericea woodland.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D10

Shrub; Notes: Densely branched shrub. Bark dark grey, obscurely cracked; young branchlets slightly zigzag, very densely pubescent. Leaves alternate, simple; stipules linear, paired, 2-3 mm long, caducous; petiole stout, 1.5-2 mm long, densely velutinous; lamina elliptic to obovate, up to 35 x 15 mm, apex acute, base obscurely rounded, margin denticulate, adaxially dark green, abaxially paler olive-green with prominent reticulate venation, both surfaces with brownish stellate indumentum affording a harsh, scabrous texture. Flowers past. Fruit a berry, globose, unlobed, fleshy, yellow to red-brown, stellate indumentum becoming glabrate, axillary, 1 per cluster, 1 cm in diameter.

-17.62500024.6250004
94659Grewia retinervis10 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 205 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Near Ngoma: In Terminalia sericea woodland.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D30

Shrub; Notes: Tall shrub, up to 2.5 m high. Stems woody with red-brown bark peeling off in grey papery layers; lateral branchlets often geniculate, red-brown with dense brown indumentum. Leaves alternate, simple; petiole short, 2 mm long, densely pubescent; stipule linear, caducous; lamina ovate-elliptic, apex acute, base rounded, slightly oblique, margin denticulate, 35 x 20 mm, dull olive-green, adaxially sparsely pubescent, abaxially conspicuously pubescent especially along reticulate venation. Flowers clustered in 2-4 's, axillary, at most 15 mm in diameter. Petals 5, free, narrowly obovate, shorter than sepals. Sepals 5, free, yellow to yellow-green, pubescent, lanceolate, 10-12 mm long, strongly recurved. Stamens numerous, golden yellow in central cluster. Fruit a berry, globose, undivided, 5 mm in diameter, green. sparsely pubescent.

-17.87500024.6250004
94565Gunillaea rhodesica09 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 171 C Mannheimer WIND
Caprivi: Nsundwa?: South of Schuckmannsburg:- marshy plain along river.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D20

Herb; Notes: Perennial herb, 30 cm high. Stem basally fairly woody; young stem green with scattered white indumentum, rigid and much branched from base. Leaves spirally arranged (occasionally clustered) simple, sessile; lamina narrowly ovate, apex acute, base cuneate, margin irregularly dentate, up to 30 x 3 mm (but usually much smaller), dull yellow-green with scattered, white indumentum, midrib abaxially conspicuous. Flowers in sparse terminal racemes, campanulate, slightly pendulous small, 4 mm in diameter, 7 mm long. Petals 5, fused, blue with white bases. Sepals 5, free, minute, 2.5 mm long, persistent. Stigma clavate, white, conspicuous. Fruit an elongate, cuneiform capsule, slightly falcate, 15 x 1-2.5 mm, sepals apically persistent.

-17.62500024.8750004
94511Heliotropium ovalifolium09 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 183 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi, Katima Mulilo: Grassy malapa near loma.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D10

Annual herb, up to 0.60 m when in flower. Stems tend to prostrate but apically always erect, green, ? terete with dense white adpressed indumentum. Leaves alternate, simple (occasionally clustered); lamina ovate to obovate, apex acute, base cuneate, margin entire, ? 40 x 10 mm, dull grey-green with dense white adpressed indumentum on both surfaces but especially abaxially, midrib abaxially prominent; petiole stout, rigid, up to 1 cm long, very densely pubescent. Flowers minute, up to 2 mm in diameter, in axillary 2-forked spikes tightly coiled but unfurling with maturity, subtended by persistent, foliaceous bracts. Petals 5, fused, creamy white. Sepals 5, free, minute, densely pubescent, persistent. Fruit: achene, globose, ? 1.5 mm in diameter, densely pubescent.

-17.62500024.6250004
94338Hemarthria altissima18 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 375 WIND
Caprivi: Inkasa Island: malopo on banks of Linyanti River.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C30

Graminoid; Notes: Prostrate, creeping, perennial grass growing along water stream. Culms limp, prostrate, ascending somewhat apically to bear inflorescence, much branched, bright green with geniculate nodes dark-banded, glabrous, rooting from lower nodes. Leaf blade narrowly lanceolate, gradually tapering but apex obtuse, 10 - 20 cm long, up to 4 mm wide, expanded or folded, tip often withering and curled, bright green to purple-tinted, conspicuously white-ribbed, more or less glabrous, margins scabrous, base somewhat auriculate with collar brown and membranous. Ligule a membranous ridge bearing a short fringe of hairs, not extending onto collar. Leaf sheath loosely circumculmate, keeled, margins hyaline, upper margin densely ciliate, blue to bright green with various degree of purple-tinting, glabrous. Inflorescence a cylindrical spike, 10 - 12 x 2 - 3 mm, erect, rigid, straight to somewhat falcate. Spikelets sessile, densely arranged along axis, ovoid but flattened, ca. 5 x 1,5 mm. Glumes grey-green to purple, coriaceous, glaucous, adpressed against axis but apically reflexed. Stigma branches laterally exerted. Awnless.

-17.87500024.1250004
93244Hermannia eenii21 Oct 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 569 S Rügheimer WIND
Caprivi: Middle West Caprivi.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D30

Herb; Notes: Creeping herb. Stems trailing, with dense yellowish hirsute indumentum. Leaves ovate, 20 x 12 mm, margins dentate, with stellate indumentum. Flowers solitary, axillary, long-stalked, 8 mm long. Petals pale pink with darker central band, shorter than sepals and stamens. Mixed semi-deciduous woodland after a burn.

-17.87500022.6250005
95587Hermannia glanduligera02 Dec 1990GL Maggs
GL Maggs 875 S Bartsch WIND
Caprivi: East Caprivi. Mvubu Camp, on bank of Kwando River, back water, near Balelwa.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823A20

Herb; Notes: Annual herb, plentiful on disturbed land. Leaves viscous, aromatic. Ethnobotanical voucher specimen: Mukumbambe (Lozi) - leaves placed in fire (burning coals)/rubbed on skin as mosquito repellant.

-18.12500023.3750002
93245Hibiscus caesius21 Oct 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 568 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Middle West Caprivi.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D30

Herb; Notes: Lanky annual herb. Stems ribbed, densely hirsute. Leaves 5-palmate; pinna ovate to elliptic, margin dentate, sparsely hirsute especially along venation; petiole 25-40 mm long, slender. Flower solitary, axillary, 60 mm in diameter, yellow with dark purple centre. Epicalyx > 5. Mixed semi-deciduous woodland after a burn.

-17.87500022.6250005
95588Hibiscus calyphyllus21 Dec 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 677 S Bartsch WIND
Caprivi: Balelwa - banks of channel.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823A20

Herb; Notes: Bushy herb; stems erect or trailing, densely pubescent, ribbed. Leaves ovate, apex acute, margin dentate, bright green with sparse stellate indumentum. Flower solitary, axillary, showy, up to 80 mm in diameter, cream with dark maroon centre. Epicalyx 5.

-18.12500023.3750002
94515Hibiscus trionum09 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 184 S Bartsch WIND
Caprivi: Grassy malapa near Ioma.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D10

Herb; Notes: Annual herb, 40 cm when in flower. Stems erect, rigid, terete, green, slightly canaliculate with dense long, white, straight, rigid indumentum. Leaves alternate, trifoliolate; petiole slender, 1.5-2.5 cm long, indumentum as above; stipule linear, 6 mm long, green, caducous; lamina cordiform; pinna obovate, apex truncate, base cuneate, margin irregularly crenate to lobed, median pinna = up to 20 x 12 mm, laterally up to 15 x 10 mm, bright green with pinkish edging, adaxially glabrous, abaxially with sparse adpressed indumentum, venation prominent. Flowers past, solitary, axillary/terminal. Sepals 5, persistent, ovate, fused, margins green, costally maroon-purple, intercostally hyaline, densely pubescent. Epicalyx segments directly beneath calyx, linear, green, 10 x 1 mm, densely pubescent and ciliate. Fruit: 4-lobed capsule, globose, densely pubescent.

-17.62500024.6250004
95589Hoslundia opposita21 Dec 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 678 C Mannheimer WIND
Caprivi: Balelwa - banks of channel.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823A20

subshrub; Notes: Straggly subshrub, 1 m or more. Stems brittle, 4-angled, initially with short brown indumentum. Lamina ovate, 50 x 18 mm, gradually tapering, dark green, more or less glabrous, thinly textured, margin coarsely dentate. Inflorescence axillary/terminal panicle; branchlets opposite. Flower 8 mm long, bilabiate, yellow-cream.

-18.12500023.3750002
95648Hoslundia opposita06 Dec 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 637 C Mannheimer WIND
Caprivi: Nkasa Island - 'Chivumu' - on banks of pool.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823B30

Herb; Notes: Perennial herb, up to 1 m high. Stems rigid, 4-angled; branchlets densely pubescent. Lamina ovate - elliptic, 50 x 20 mm, dark green, margin dentate, minutely pubescent. Inflorescence terminal panicle. Flowers 6 mm long; sepals fused, extending 2/3 of length.

-18.37500023.6250002
94340Hyperthelia dissoluta16 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 291 WIND
Caprivi: 32 km along Chinchimane turn-off from National road.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C30

Graminoid; Notes: Tall, erectly tufted perennial grass, up to 1.5 m when in flower. Culms basally slightly geniculate but generally ascending, reed-like, hollow, sturdy, rigid, pale green to yellowish straw-coloured, terete, glaucous, glabrous, nodes not conspicuously gibbose, dark-banded, unbranched. Leaf blade linear, up to 50 cm long, expanded to involute but seldom rolled, dull bluish-green, reddish tinted, tapering gradually to very fine apex, minutely setulose especially along margins, rigid and hard to the touch, base not auriculate. Ligule membranous ridged with scattered, soft, white indumentum continuous onto collar region. Leaf sheath apically with 2 projections on either side of culm, upper margin with long white ciliate indumentum, open and keeled, imbricate at base, deeply canaliculate, straw-coloured with pink-red tinge, glabrous. Inflorescence a complex arrangement of spathulate racemes in spathulate panicle, elongate in broad outline, 25 - 35 x 2.5 cm. Spathes red to yellow-brown glabrous. Spikelets narrowly ellipsoid, 10 x 1 - 1.5 mm, heterogenous; female spikelet bearing long, twisted, hairy awn, sessile; male spikelet stalked, awnless. Glumes glabrous, occasionally ciliate; stalks densely pubescent.

-17.87500024.1250004
94518Hyperthelia dissoluta10 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 220 WIND
Caprivi: 2 km of Bukalo on road to Katima Mulilo grassy malapo.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D10

Graminoid; Notes: Tall, tufted, perennial grass, up to 2 m high when in flower. Culms erect, reed-like, terete, pinkish yellow, slightly glaucous, glabrous, nodes orange-brown-banded, stiff, rigid. Leaf blade inconspicuous between dense peduncles, expanded, gradually tapering over a length of up to 35 cm, broadest at base, 12 mm, auriculate, smooth but parchment-like to the touch, glabrous, adaxially canaliculate. Ligule a narrow, rounded, membranous, brown ridge. Leaf sheath short, mostly 10 cm long, not overlapping, glabrous, dull green but brown to purple-tinted at base. Inflorescence an axillary panicle, 20 - 25 cm long, borne on short, slender peduncle, usually 80 - 100 mm long, pinkish yellow. Raceme sheathed; spathe lanceolate 80 mm long, as for leaf blade. Spikelet large, ellipsoid, 20 mm long with single awn. Awn long, undulate, up to 10 cm long, dark brown, apically contorted, covered in short dense bristles. Stigma purple-black.

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94859Hyperthelia dissoluta18 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 389 WIND
Caprivi: Inkasa Island: malapo on banks of Linyanti river.2080Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1725C3930

Graminoid; Notes: Tall tufted, perennial grass, up to 1.5 m when in flower. Culm erect to slightly geniculate at base reed-like, terete, dull green to beige with nodes marked by purplish band, glabrous. Leaf blade tightly rolled, basally concentrated, 10 - 15 cm long, base clearly auriculate, dull green, glabrous, rigid, margins scabrous. Ligule a membranous ridge without indumentum, pale brown. Leaf base loosely circumculmate, becoming only slightly imbricate at extreme base, glabrous. Inflorescence an open, interrupted panicle, subtended by foliaceous spathe, up to 50 cm long. Racemes subtended by foliaceous spathes, 20 cm long, ca. 4 - 6 spikelets per raceme. Spikelet subtended by lanceolate spathe, 3-flowered, 1 cm long. Awn twisted, yellowish, bent, 80 mm long with dense white adpressed indumentum. Stalks with dense, white, bristly indumentum.

-17.78330025.2075005
93902Indigofera arenophila17 Mar 1989GL Maggs
GL Maggs 742 S Bartsch WIND
Caprivi: Lutala: south of Mpacha.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C10

Herb; Notes: Annual herb, plentiful on disturbed land. Stems erect to prostrate, ribbed, densely lanose. Leaves opposite; lamina ovate to elliptic, apex sharply acute, densely sericeous, 8 x 2 mm. Flowers solitary 4 mm long, deep rosy pink. Pods 6 x 1.5 mm, cylindrical, densely pubescent, dehiscent, beaked.

-17.62500024.1250005
93247Indigofera baumiana21 Oct 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 570 MM Uiras WIND
Caprivi: Middle West Caprivi - mixed semi-deciduous woodland after a burn.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D30

Herb; Notes: Erect to sprawling herb. Stems with dense white sericeous indumentum. Leaves alternate, imparipinnate; petiole 1 cm long; leaflets ovate, 15 x 10 mm, yellow-green, densely sericeous, apex apiculate; stipules linear, up to 12 x 1 mm. Inflorescence a compact, spicate raceme, 22 mm long. Flowers pink, subtended by hirsute bracts.

-17.87500022.6250005
94008Indigofera charlieriana subsp. charlieriana var. charlieriana12 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 227 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Forestry Reserve, west of Katima Mulilo.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C20

Herb; Notes: Annual herb, 30 cm high. Stems slender, terete, much branched from base, yellow-green with dense white adpressed indumentum. Leaves alternate, imparipinnately dicompound; petiole slender, 10 mm long, grey-green with dense white indumentum; rhachis 1.5 - 4 cm long bearing 1 - 3 pairs of pinnae and 1 terminal pinna; stipule minutely lanceolate, < 1 cm long, caducous; lamina broadly ovate in outline; pinna narrowly ovate, apex rounded to minutely apiculate, base rounded, slightly oblique, up to 35 x 6 mm, terminally larger, dull grey-green with dense white adpressed indumentum on both surfaces, shortly stalked. Inflorescence an axillary, spicate raceme, 50 - 80 cm long. Flowers small, up to 4 mm long, alternately arranged, pendulous, pubescent. Petals purple. Sepals 5, free, filiform. Fruit a pod, densely pubescent.

-17.62500024.3750005
93775Indigofera flavicans03 Dec 1990GL Maggs
GL Maggs 909 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: West Caprivi. Kwando Camp ('Doppies'): on dune abutting onto flood-plain.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1723C40

Notes: Prostrate annual. Leaves with dense silvery indumentum. Young shoots with yellow-green indumentum. Ethnobotanical Voucher spec.: Txaba (Kwe). Roots boiled in water used to treat diarrhoea.

-17.87500023.3750005
94566Jasminum fluminense09 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 173 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Nsundwa ?: South of Schuckmannsburg:- marshy plain along river.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D20

Creeper; Notes: Creeper. Stems basally woody with conspicuous, white, elongate lenticels; young branchlets flaccid, twining, dark green with very dense short white indumentum, terete. Leaves opposite, trifoliolate; petiole slender, curved, 1 cm long, further characters as for stem; petiolule up to 8 mm long, laterally, 17 mm terminally; pinna ovate, apex apiculate, base rounded, margin entire, terminally 40-60 x 17-48 mm, laterally 20-35 x 17-28 mm, dark dull green with dense white indumentum, 3-5- veined from base. Flowers in axillary/terminal panicles, tubular, showy, 25 mm long, 20 mm in diameter, fragrant; peduncle 25 - 40 mm long, pedicels 2 - 3 mm long. Petals 8, fused, white. Sepals 4, fused, green, 2 mm long, persistent. Fruit 2-lobed berry with clear constriction between the two, each lobe globose, 6 mm in diameter, green, glabrous, smooth, fleshy.

-17.62500024.8750004
94424Justicia betonica24 Feb 1989GL Maggs
GL Maggs 732 S Bartsch WIND
Road verge.Caprivi, Katima Mulilo District: On banks of Lake Liambezi - mopane woodland.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C40

Annual herb. Stems rigid, articulated, fresh green, sparsely pubescent. Leaves lamina ovate-elliptic, 50 x 20 mm, densely hirsute, apex tapering. Inflorescence terminal spicate raceme, 70 mm long. Bracts foliaceous, apex slightly spinescent, cream to pale green, ovate, 12 x 5 mm. Flowers 2-lipped, pale yellow with maroon in throat. Stamens 2.

-17.87500024.3750004
94341Justicia exigua15 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 280 C Mannheimer WIND
Caprivi, Katima Mulilo District: Some 7 km along turn-off to Chinchimane from National Road.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C30

-17.87500024.1250004
94522Kedrostis foetidissima06 May 1995GL Maggs
GL Maggs 224b GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: On way from Bukalo to Schuckmannsburg. On outskirts of big vlei with Sesbania and Ficus.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D10

Creeper; Notes: Creeping on black soil. Only one plant seen. Tiny yellow flowers, round fruits: green when immature and orange/red when ripe. Fruits often in clusters. Leave rhombic shape, hard to the touch.

-17.62500024.6250004
94567Kohautia caespitosa subsp. brachyloba09 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 167 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Nsundwa?: South of Schuckmannsburg:- marshy plain along river.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D20

Herb; Notes: Annual herb, 40 - 50 cm high when in flower. Stems slender, green, terete, erect, unbranched, glabrous. Leaves opposite but mostly clustered, simple, sessile; lamina linear to narrowly lanceolate, apex acute, base cuneate, margin entire but slightly revolute, up to 40 x 2 mm, dull green, glabrous on both surfaces. Flowers small, in terminal panicles (= dichasia tending to corymb-like arrangement); peduncle 10 - 20 cm long, characters as for stem. Petals 4, pale brown, fused to form basal tube with free apices, 3 mm in diameter, 15 mm long. Sepals 4, fused, minute. Pedicel 5 - 10 mm long to lacking (normally 1 flower of dichasium stalked, the other sessile). Fruit a capsule, globose, 2-lobed, 2 x 3 mm with 4 apical horns, dehiscing along apical suture.

-17.62500024.8750004
95591Kohautia caespitosa subsp. brachyloba21 Dec 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 656 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Balelwa - banks of channel.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823A20

Herb; Notes: Habitat: banks of channel. Annual herb, 40 cm high. Leaves 3 - 4 cm long, glossy and glutinous. Stipules 5 mm long, interpetiolar, bifurnicate. Flowering branch well-extended, foliaceous near base, dichasium. Flowers 1-1.5 cm long, tubular; tube brown-red; petals 4, free tips extended, cream with central brown band. Capsule flattened - globular with 4 apical horns, 4 lobed, 5 x 8 mm.

-18.12500023.3750002
94568Kosteletzkya buettneri09 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 164 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Nsundwa ?: S. of Schuckmannsburg:- marshy plain along river.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D20

Herb; Notes: Tall, lanky herb, up to 1.5 m high. Stem erect, rigid, terete, green with fine, white indumentum. Leaves alternate, simple; lamina narrowly ovate to lanceolate, apex acute, base rounded, margin irregularly dentate, 75-100 x 15-25 mm, dull olive-green with scabrid indumentum on both surfaces, venation abaxially prominent, 3-veined from base; petiole 5-8 mm long, green, densely pubescent. Flowers usually solitary (although 2 buds are normally formed/axillary), axillary but concentrated terminally, large, 35 mm in diameter, showy. Petals 5, free, obovate, cream-white, crinkled. Sepals 5, fused, ovate, olive-green and densely pubescent, persistent. Epicalyx segments directly beneath calyx, narrowly linear, up to 5 x 0.5 mm, densely pubescent, persistent. Stamens in central column, 10-12 mm long; pollen golden yellow. Fruit: a capsule, 5-lobed, somewhat inflated, discoidal, 1 cm in diameter, pubescent especially along central rib of each lobe; borne on stalk up to 3 cm long.

-17.62500024.8750004
93249Lannea edulis var. edulis21 Oct 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 578 ES Klaassen WIND
Caprivi: Middle West Caprivi.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D30

subshrub; Notes: Sub-shrub, up to 0.75 m high. Stem a woody underground, much branched organ. Leaves appearing after flower, very large, pinnate. Flowers past. Fruit a berry 1 cm long, apiculate. Mixed semi deciduous woodland after a burn.

-17.87500022.6250005
95652Lantana angolensis06 Dec 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 635 C Mannheimer WIND
Caprivi: Nkasa Island - 'Chivumu' - on banks of pool.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823B30

Herb; Notes: Perennial herb. Stems erect, much-branched (opposite), initially densely hispid. Leaves opposite; lamina ovate, dark olive-green, crinkly due to deep venation, margin scalloped to dentate. Inflorescence axillary, spicate, 2 cm long; bracts foliaceous. Nutlets irregularly facetted more or less ovoid.

-18.37500023.6250002
94012Lapeirousia schimperi12 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 234 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Forestry Reserve, west of Katima Mulilo.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C2 0

Geophyte; Notes: Geophyte, 1 m high when in flower. Leaves arranged in 2 rows, linear, 40 x 10 mm, gradually tapering to fine tip which usually withers, glabrous, clearly ribbed, yellow-green. Inflorescence a densely branched panicle, borne on stout peduncle. Flower large, showy, subtended by foliaceous bracts, 35 mm long. Petals 6, fused, creamy white; tube long: 15 cm, slender: 1.5 - 2mm, often purple tinted, slightly curved; free tips ovate, 30 x 5-6 mm. Anthers 3, 10 mm long. Stigma branches 3, clavate.

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94674Limeum fenestratum var. fenestratum10 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 209 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Near Ngoma: in Terminalia sericea woodland.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D30

Herb; Notes: Annual herb, 50 cm when in flower. Stems slender, erect, virtually unbranched, green, glaucous, glabrous. Leaves alternate (but usually clustered at nodes), simple, sessile; lamina filiform, (4-) 15-25 (-70) x 1 mm, apex acute, base narrowly cuneate, margin entire, dull green glabrous, rapidly drying out. Flowers in axillary, compound dichasia tending to corymb-like arrangement, small, 2.5 mm long. Petals white, inconspicuous, not exerted beyond sepals. Sepals 4, free, brown-green with hyaline margins, minutely ovate, persistent. Fruit a discoidal achene, 2 mm in diameter, brown, verrucose/pitted, encircled by a membranous wing, 2 mm wide. Abundant in disturbed area.

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94346Markhamia obtusifolia16 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 294 WIND
Caprivi: 32 Km along Chinchimane turn-off from National Road.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C30

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94868Markhamia zanzibarica20 Mar 1989GL Maggs
GL Maggs 743 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Impilila Island.2080Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1725C3930

Tree; Notes: Small, slender tree, 5 m high. Bark rough. Leaves imparipinnate; obovate in broad outline; leaflets 5/7, ovate to circular, up to 80 x 70 mm, olive-green, glabrous to finely pubescent. Fruit a capsule, slender, elongate, dark brown with white lenticels.

-17.78330025.2075005
95595Marsdenia macrantha01 Dec 1990GL Maggs
GL Maggs 871 S Bartsch WIND
Caprivi: East Caprivi. Mvubu Camp on bank of Kwando River near Balelwa.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823A20

Creeper; Notes: Woody creeper, twining in shrubby undergrowth. Leaves paired, ovate elliptic with pale yellow pubscence. Flowers apparantly solitary, axcillary, 10 mm long, perianth segs, cream-green, furry, recurved.

-18.12500023.3750002
94348Melinis repens subsp. repens18 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 370 WIND
Caprivi: Inkasa Island, Malapo on banks on Linyandi River.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C30

Perennial grass, up to 75 cm high when in flower. Inflorescence an open panicle, ovate in outing, 110 x 70 mm main axis erect but strongly sinuate, 2-flowered. Culms basally geniculate but steeply ascending otherwise erect, branched, slender but rigid, terete, dull green, nodes slightly gibbose and densely pubescent. Leaf blade lanceolate, up to 150 x 4 mm, usually expanded but margins tending to involute, dull green, glabrous, apex delicately tapered and withering, base slightly auriculate. Ligule a dense fringe of short, cream-coloured hairs especially long and conspicuous on collar. Leaf sheath tightly circumculmate, dull green to straw-coloured prominently ribbed, glabrous, persistent and fibrous at base. Racemes alternate, never whorled, ascending, at most 90 mm long, axis delicate, sinuate. Spikelets solitary, urn-shaped, 5 x 2 mm stalk apically cupular. Glumes scale-like, 1/3 of spikelet length. Lemma straw-coloured, densely sericeous with long silvery white to reddish hairs, awned.

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94529Melinis repens subsp. repens10 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 208 HH Kolberg WIND
Growing in Mopane woodland.Caprivi: Near Ibbu.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D10

Annual grass, up to 50 cm high when in flower. Inflorescence an open panicle, 70 mm long, borne on slender peduncle obscured by lower leaf blade. Leaf blade narrowly tapering, folded, up to 200 x 8 mm, softly textured with very sparsely scattered white indumentum, margin tends to ciliate especially. Leaf sheath overlapping, same length as blade with long, white straight hairs. Culm slender, erect with scattered, fine, white indumentum, yellow-green with occasional purple tints, nodes purple with a band of fine white hairs. Spikelet ovoid, 2.5 mm long enclosed by long silky hairs often with pink tinge, awn lacking. Spikelet stalk fine undulating. Anthers exerted, 1.5 mm long, golden yellow. Ligule a band of dense white hairs with longer silky hairs on collar.

-17.62500024.6250004
93251Merremia tridentata subsp. angustifolia22 Oct 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 589 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Middle West Caprivi.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D30

Notes: Twining annual. Stem limp, slender, glabrous. Lamina lanceolate - linear, up to 40 x 1.5 mm, apex apiculate, base hastate, margin entire but dentate at base. Flowers solitary by reduction, axillary, pendulous, bell-shaped, 15 mm long; petals yellow. Mixed semi-deciduous woodland after a burn.

-17.87500022.6250005
93782Momordica balsamina23 Apr 1994GL Maggs
L Guarino
GL Maggs 1045 WIND
Caprivi: East Caprivi: (Site 6) 13,5 km from turn-off to Lianshulu (D3511) from main tarred road between Katima - Kongola (B8).0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1723C40

Climber; Notes: Also seen: Acanthosicyos naudinianus, Citrullus lanatus. Growing in Terminalia sericea wooded grassland with Aristida meridionalis, Sporobolus sp, dominants. Soil pH8. Annual climber on Acacia shrub. Locally abundant, but only 1 individual with ripe fruit. Leaves deeply incised, foetid when crushed. Flowers with creamy-yellow petals. Fruits with acute apex, dark green with white flecks ripening to bright red. Photos. Pollinating insects collected.

-17.92028023.3375005
94682Momordica balsamina30 Nov 1990GL Maggs
GL Maggs 869 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: East Caprivi: Sila village, dry floodplain near Ibbu.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D30

Creeper; Notes: Creeper, relatively abundant. Ethnobotanical voucher specimen. Malischa (Lozi), fruits edible when ripe, leaves not eaten used as treatment for nose bleed. Gweghobo (Kwe), fruits eaten fresh.

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94572Mukia maderaspatana09 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 174 WIND
Caprivi: Nsundwa, south of Schuckmannsburg.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D20

Creeper; Notes: Herbaceous creeper. Stems twining, limp, slender, ribbed with dense, white, scabrid hairs, articulated, monopodially branched; tendrils slender, twisted. Leaves alternate, simple; petiole slender, 2 cm long. curved; lamina sagittate, apex apiculate, base hastate, margin denticulate, 45 x 40 mm, dull green, dense white indumentum on both surfaces but especially on abaxial venation. Flowers small, in dense axillary clusters, subsessile 3-5 (-8)/cluster, 1.5 mm in diameter. Petals yellow-orange. Sepals densely pubescent. Fruit a berry globose, 1 cm in diameter, smooth, glabrate, red when ripe. Seeds ovoid, flattened, grey, verruculate. Marshy plain along river.

-17.62500024.8750004
93784Mundulea sericea03 Dec 1990GL Maggs
GL Maggs 902 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: East Caprivi. Kongola, along main road to Katima Mulilo.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1723C40

Tree; Notes: Slender tree, 2 m high. Leaves imparipinnate, leaflets obovate, adaxial bright green and glabrous, abaxial densely sericous. Inflorescence a terminal raceme. Flowers purple, pendulous; standard pubescent.

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94018Nesaea dinteri subsp. elata10 May 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 438 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: 30 km south of Katima Mulilo on Bukalo road:- on banks of waterhole.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C20

Herb; Notes: Annual herb, up to 30 cm high but mostly shorter. Stem erect, somewhat square in cross section, yellow-green to deep maroon, glabrous, smooth. Leaves opposite, simple, subsessile; lamina lanceolate, 10-50 x 0.5-4 mm, apex acute, base hastate, margin entire but tends to involute, dull green to maroon, glabrous, smooth, slightly succulent, midrib prominent. Inflorescence an umbel, axillary, (2-) 3 (-5)- flowered. Flowers small, 2.5-3 mm in diameter. Calyx campanulate, 4-lobed. Petals purple, 4, free, broadly obovate. Stamens 4; filaments purple, slender, curved, 1.5-2 mm long: anthers yellow, subglobose. Style extended, ca. 3.5 mm long. Capsule globose, surrounded by persistent calyx.

-17.62500024.3750005
93252Ochna cinnabarina13 Dec 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 641 S Kruger WIND
Caprivi: West Caprivi - east of Chetto.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D30

subshrub; Notes: Subshrub, 50 cm high. Branches pale grey, lenticels conspicuous. Leaves clustered on short branchlets; lamina elliptic - ovate, margin serrate, slightly sinuate, midrib red and prominent, glabrous, 25 x 8 mm. Flowers axillary, solitary; bracts petaloid green to reddish.

-17.87500022.6250005
95598Ochna pulchra subsp. pulchra02 Dec 1990GL Maggs
GL Maggs 898 GL Maggs WIND
Okavango, Rundu District: Lisalimezi - mopane woodland.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823A20

4 m high; Tree; Notes: Small tree, 4 m high. Sterile specimen-ethnobotanical voucher spec: munyelenyele (Lozi), good strong wood for making porridge sticks sghara (Kwe) oil extracted from seed kernels.

-18.12500023.3750002
94353Panicum coloratum var. coloratum18 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 371 WIND
Caprivi: Inkasa Island: malapo on banks of Linyandi River.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C30

grass; Notes: Tall, tufted, perennial grass, up to 1 m and taller when in flower. Culms erect, basally slightly geniculate, sturdy, terete, reel-like, pale to yellow-green but occasionally purple-dotted, nodes deep purple, with dense, long, white, straight indumentum especially at nodes, unbranched. Leaf blade lanceolate, 20-25 cm x 8-12 mm, broadest in middle tapering gradually to apex, base narrowed slightly, auriculate, midvein prominent, expanded margin white, thickened, ciliate, otherwise fresh green, appearing tender and soft, somewhat scabrous to the touch, veins of both surfaces with dense, long, white, straight, bulbous-based hairs, intercostally glabrous, collar brown, membranous, bearing conspicuous long, white indumentum. Ligule a dense fringe of longish, straight, white hairs. Leaf sheath overlapping only near base, loosely circumculmate, keeled, imbricate only near base, green becoming straw-coloured, densely pubescent. 10 cm long, persistent. Inflorescence an open panicle, ovate in broad outline, 20-25 x 7-12 cm; peduncle basally subtended by upper leaf. Secondary axis basally whorled otherwise alternate along main axis, point of junction with velutinous indumentum, acutely ascending and never spreading, slender, sinuate, glabrous. Spikelets paired, erect, minutely ovoid, 2.4-3 x 1-1.5 mm, apex aristate. Glumes pale green to purple-tinted, membranous, densely pubescent; lower glume length of spikelet, deep purple. Awnless. Stigma branches apically exerted.

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94686Panicum maximum09 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 190 WIND
Caprivi: Near Ngoma. In Terminalia sericea woodland.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D30

Graminoid; Notes: Perennial grass, up to 1.5 m when in flower. Culm slender, mostly erect, bright green, canaliculate, glabrous. Leaf blade ca. 20 x 2 cm, soft and tender, bright green with scattered white adpressed indumentum. Ligule with dense, white indumentum. Leaf sheath with very dense long white indumentum especially conspicuous along margin, somewhat imbricate. Inflorescence an open panicle, 30 cm long. Borne on slender, glabrous peduncle, 2 mm long, ovoid, glabrous; stalks slender, twisted. In Terminalia sericea woodland.

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94875Panicum novemnerve18 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 336 WIND
Caprivi: Inkasa Island: malapo on banks of Linyandi River.2080Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1725C3930

Notes: Tall, tufted perennial grass, up to 1 m high when in flower with slender, creeping rhizome. Culms erect but basal nodes tend to be slightly geniculate, sturdy, terete, exposed internodes, green with nodes dark brown-banded, striate with dense, long, white, straight, bulbous-based indumentum (verrucose due to persistent hair bases). Leaf blade linear to narrowly lanceolate, tapering gradually to bluntish tip, 15-25(-30) cm long, 4-6 mm wide, expanded, margins somewhat involute, bright green with soft downy adpressed indumentum and also indumentum type as found on culm on both surfaces, base conspicuously auriculate with brown collar region. Ligule an inconspicuous membranous arc bearing a fringe of short white hairs, more prominent on collar. Leaf sheath clasping basally but open near nodes, not overlapping, dull green with slight tinting basally, conspicuously pubescent with same hair types as previous described, deeply canaliculate. Inflorescence an open panicle, rotund-ovate in outline, about 23 x 18 cm, borne on long, slender peduncle, spathe lacking. Main axis rigid and sturdy but terminally delicate and sinuous. Secondary axis ascending, alternately arranged, occasionally whorled, up to 20 cm long. Racemes 25 cm long. Spikelets paired (1 often reduced), minutely ellipsoid, about 2 x 1-1.5 mm. Glumes membranous, glabrous, awnless, 7 - veined, pale green. Caryopsis ellipsoid but adaxially flattened, apex acute, smooth shiny, dark brown, 1 mm long.

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94876Panicum trichonode18 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 342 WIND
Caprivi: Inkasa Island: malapo on banks of Linyandi River.2080Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1725C3930

grass; Notes: Tall tufted perennial up to 1 metre high when in flower. Culms somewhat geniculate at base but generally steeply ascending to erect, smooth and glabrous, covered over entire length by leaf sheaths, green to purple-tinted unbranched. Leaf blades 10-25 cm long, linear to narrowly lanceolate mostly folded but occasionally expanded, gradually tapering to a fine tip, fresh bright green, fairly hard and rigid, glabrous except for lower margins with long white straight indumentum, also somewhat denticulate (=remains of bulbous-based hairs), base rounded to slightly auriculate. Ligule a rim of dense, short, white, straight hairs, mostly confined and not extending onto collar. Leaf sheath 70-110 mm long, overlapping, loosely circumculmate, deeply canaliculate, glabrous, dull green but strongly red-brown to purple-tinted. Inflorescence a panicle, narrowly flabelliform to ovate in outline, 9-14 cm x 3-5 centimetre, initially enclosed in and later peduncle basally subtended by upper leaf. Racemes (25-)40(-60) mm long, alternately arranged on main axis; secondary axis steeply ascending, flexuous, glabrous. Spikelets minutely ovoid, 2.5-3 x 1.5 mm paired, 1 sessile and 1 stalked, stalk apically cupular, pale green, often purple-tinted, glabrous, awnless although upper glume apically aristate. Stigma branches apically exerted, deep purple.

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94354Pavetta lasiopeplus15 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 275 S Kruger WIND
Caprivi: 10 km along turn-off to Chinchimane from national road - mopane woodland on marshy, wet substrate.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C30

Shrub; Notes: Scandent, densely branched shrub, up to 2 m high, growing on termite mound. Branches opposite; young branchlets green, glabrous, terete to laterally flattened. Leaves opposite or clustered on short lateral branchlets, simple, subsessile; stipules intermolar, narrowly linear, 3-4 mm long, caducous; lamina narrowly obovate to elliptic, apex acute, base decurrent, margin entire but somewhat sinuate, 25-60 x 5-20 mm, bright green, glabrous and smooth on both surfaces, soft to the touch, midrib abaxially prominent. Flowers past. Fruit a berry, ovoid, glossy, glabrous, green, indented, 7 mm long, crowned by persistent calyx, borne in terminal globose heads. Sepals 4, ovate, recurved. Filed in WIND under Pavetta zeyheri

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94687Pavonia senegalensis16 Feb 1989GL Maggs
GL Maggs 731 S Bartsch WIND
Caprivi: 26 km to Ngoma from Bukalo - mixed woodland.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D30

Herb; Notes: Straggling herb, plentiful on road verge. Stems prostrate to ascending with dense yellow-brown stellate hairs. Petiole slender, 70 mm long, with dense stellate indumentum. Stipules linear, caducous. Lamina almost circular to 5-palmatilobate, margin dentate, olive-green, discoloured, densely pubescent. Flowers axillary, solitary, showy, 60 mm in diameter. Epicalyx segments 20 x 1 mm.

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94688Peltophorum africanum10 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 206 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Near Ngoma in Terminalia sericea woodland.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D30

Tree; Notes: Tall tree, 8 m high. Stems grey-brown. Branches mostly descending, young branchlets with dense rust-brown velutinous indumentum. Leaves alternate, paripinnate-bipinnately decompound. Petiole slender, abaxially grooved, bulbous at base, yellowish, densely pubescent, 20 - 45 mm long; rhachis as for petiole, 60 mm long, bearing mostly 4 pairs of rhachillae. Rhachillae as for petiole, 60 - 70 mm long, slightly curved to straight, bearing 12 - 22 pinnule pairs, extending beyond apical pair. Lamina ovate in broad outline, 130 x 70 mm. Pinna narrowly ovate in broad outline, slightly falcate, 70 x 12 mm. Pinnules paired, ovate, apex minutely acuminate, base rounded, slightly oblique, shortly stalked, 7 x 3 mm, margin entire grey-green, abaxially darker, smooth, glabrous, abaxially minutely pubescent, midrib conspicuous. Flowers past. Fruit a pod, flattened, ellipsoid, 80 x 20 mm, yellow-green with dense ferruginous indumentum, canaliculate, often pendulous.

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95601Peltophorum africanum02 Dec 1990GL Maggs
GL Maggs 900 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Lisalimezi.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823A20

Notes: Mopane woodland. Tall tree, 10 m high. Leaves bipinnate. Flowers yellow, profuse. Ethnobotanical oucher specimen: musilo (Lozi, Subiya) - no known uses.

-18.12500023.3750002
94880Perotis patens18 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 385 WIND
Caprivi: Inkasa Island: malapo on banks of Linyandi River.2080Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1725C3930

Graminoid; Notes: Tall, tufted, annual grass, up to 1 m high when in flower. Culm erect and shortly articulated, branched, terete, sturdy, smooth, glabrous, beige to purple-tinged. Leaf blade broadly sagittate, short, 5 x 1 cm, dull grey-green with purple tinges, expanded, usually not reflexed, clearly ciliate with margins harshly scabrid, abaxially, conspicuously striate, base auriculate. Ligule an inconspicuous membranous ridge without indumentum. Leaf sheath beige to pale green, glabrous, up to 4 cm long, not overlapping, margins not imbricate or touching although circumculmate. Inflorescence a dense spike, up to 25 cm long, initially sheathed by foliar spathe, rapidly withering; peduncle 10 cm long. Spikelets 2-awned, narrowly ovoid, up to 3 x 0,5 mm, initially adpressed against axis but 1 prior to falling. Awns pale green but later discolouring to deep purple, flexuous, unbristled.

-17.78330025.2075005
94574Persicaria madagascariensis09 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 172 C Mannheimer WIND
Caprivi: Nsundwa ?: South of Schuckmannsburg:- marshy plain along river.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D20

Herb; Notes: Straggling annual herb, up to 40 cm when in flower. Stems flaccid, trailing but terminally erect, green to pink-tinted with long white indumentum, older portions surrounded by old leaf bases. Leaves spirally arranged, simple, sessile; lamina narrowly ovate to elliptic, apex tapering, base amplexicaulate, dull yellow-green, margin entire, ciliate, densely pubescent with fine, white, adpressed hairs on both surfaces, midrib abaxially prominent, diverging into numerous veins in sheath, sheath conspicuously fringed, up to 16 x 3 cm. Flowers in dense terminal spikes (usually dichasia), 50 mm long, borne on peduncles 1 - 9 cm long, brown, densely pubescent; flowers minute, 5 mm long. Perianth segments 5, ovate, free, pale pink, 4 x 2 mm. Stamens 5. Ovary black, hard, ovoid. Floral bract brown, pubescent, conspicuously ciliate, ovate.

-17.62500024.8750004
93262Philenoptera violacea23 Oct 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 599 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: West Caprivi (middle): grassy omuramba.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D30

Tree; Notes: Tall tree, 8 m high. Bark pale grey. Branchlets greyish, pubescent. Leaves 3-foliolate - upper pinna 140 x 50 mm; lateral pinna 60 x 20 mm, grey-green, abaxially velutinous. Inflorescence a panicle, drooping, 220 x 100 mm. Flowers pendulous, 1 cm long; sepals fused, grey, velutinous; petals blue-lilac.

-17.87500022.6250005
94024Philenoptera violacea17 Oct 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 549 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Katima Mulilo: Nature Conservation Offices: on banks of Zambezi River.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C20

Tree; Notes: Tall tree, ca. 8 m high. Bark grey, flaky. Leaves alternate, 5-pinnatisect; stipules linear, paired, membranous, pale green to brown, 6 mm long, petiole sturdy, perpendicular to branchlet, terete to adaxially flattened, velutinous, basally pronouncedly swollen; rachis as for petiole; petiolule up to 4 mm long, sturdy, terminally articulated; pinna narrowly ovate, 20-140 x 15-50 mm, terminally largest, discoloured, venation prominent giving puckered appearance. Flowers in pendulous much-branched panicle (ca. 20 cm long), 8-10 mm long. Petals lilac.

-17.62500024.3750005
95594Philenoptera violacea02 Dec 1990GL Maggs
GL Maggs 888 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: East Caprivi. Mvubu Camp, on bank of Kwando River back-water, near Balelwa.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823A20

Notes: Tall tree. Ethnobotanical specimen. Common name: tcho (Kwe), mupanda (Lozi) - wood-peg, to mark site of new home. Leaves placed in boiling water to increase milk production in cows.

-18.12500023.3750002
94355Phragmites mauritianus18 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 368 WIND
Caprivi: Inkasa Island: malapo on banks on Linyandi River.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C30

Graminoid; Notes: Tall, tufted, perennial grass, up to 1.5 m high when in flower. Culms reed-like, hollow, sturdy, rigid, erect, terete, basally up to 8 - 10 mm in diameter, smooth, yellow-green to straw-coloured, nodes dark-banded, glabrous, not conspicuously gibbose, enveloped over entire length. Leaf blade lanceolate, up to 30 cm long but mostly shorter, expanded, coriaceous, fairly rigid, smooth, blue-green, glaucous, glabrous, deeply canaliculate, tapering, gradually to fine tip usually withering, broadest in middle - up to 1.5 cm, base narrowed auriculate with collar membranous, brown-black, densely pubescent. Ligule a membranous ridge bearing a fringe of short, cream-coloured hairs, long, white, curly hairs of collar extended down upper sheath margin. Leaf sheath tightly circumculmate, imbricate from upper region, deeply canaliculate, glabrous, usually straw-coloured. Inflorescence a relatively dense panicle, 40 - 50 x 6 - 8 cm, ovate in broad outline, borne on rigid peduncle. Secondary axis alternate, clustered, dense whorl of long white hairs at point of junction, up to 15 cm long delicate, acutely ascending, never spreading. Spikelets narrowly ovoid to slightly lanceolate, 15 x 1 mm, often paired, erect. Lower glume 1/3 of spikelet, membranous, hyaline to straw-coloured but mostly dark purple, glabrous, Awn rigid, straight, sharp tipped, extending up to 6 mm beyond spikelet.

-17.87500024.1250004
95604Pycreus polystachyos var. polystachyos 21 Dec 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 683 C Mannheimer WIND
Caprivi: East Caprivi. Balelwa - on banks of channel.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823A20

sedge; Notes: Tall sedge, about 0.75 m high, growing in damp mulapo. Leaves linear, folded, ribbed, yellow-green. Inflorescence: rounded, compact head, about 3 cm in diameter; spikelets narrowly ovate, about 6 x 1 mm, golden-brown. Inflorescence bracts foliaceous, 80 - 120 x 3 mm, rigid, extended.

-18.12500023.3750002
93268Rhynchosia sublobata22 Oct 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 590 MM Uiras WIND
Caprivi: Middle West Caprivi - mixed semi-deciduous woodland after a burn.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D30

Herb; Notes: Perennial herb, ca. 0.5 m high. Stems ribbed, densely pubescent. Leaves trifoliolate; pinna rhombic, 30 x 20 mm, dull green, venation prominent with hirsute indumentum; stipules ovate, tapering, caducous. Inflorescence axillary raceme, up to 20 cm long. Flowers 12 - 15 mm long, pendulous; petals pubescent, yellow with maroon streaks.

-17.87500022.6250005
95666Rhynchospora holoschoenoides18 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 333 C Mannheimer WIND
Caprivi: Inkasa Island Malapo on banks of Linyandi River.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823B30

-18.37500023.6250002
94029Rourea orientalis29 Nov 1990GL Maggs
GL Maggs 865 WIND
Caprivi: East Caprivi. Maningimanzi: south east of Katima Mulilo, along Zambezi River.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C20

Shrub; Notes: Shrub, 1 m high. Leaves pinnate. Leaflets yellow-green, velutinous. Flowers past. Fruit a capsule, yellow-green, 1,5 cm long, smooth, splitting open along middle suture. Seed wiht red aril. Abundant.

-17.62500024.3750005
95607Ruellia patula02 Dec 1990GL Maggs
GL Maggs 899 E Tripp WIND
Mopane woodland.Caprivi, Katima Mulilo District: Lisalimezi.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823A20

Herb, stems basally woody. Flowers orange, solitary, axillary.

-18.12500023.3750002
94360Schmidtia pappophoroides16 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 290 WIND
Caprivi: 32 km along Chinchimane turn-off from National Road.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C30

Graminoid; Notes: Tufted perennial grass, up to 75 cm high when in flower. Culms erect to steeply ascending, branched sturdy and rigid, terete, covered over entire length by leaf bases. Leaf blade lanceolate, tapering over a length of 20 cm to a fine tip, up to 1 cm wide, expanded to somewhat revolute along margins, blue-green, glaucous, margins white, thickened with minute setulose indumentum, both surfaces with varying degree of long white downy indumentum, base rounded. Ligule a ridged fringe of dense, short, white indumentum not extending onto yellowish collar region. Leaf sheath 8 cm long, overlapping, loosely circumculmate, keeled but imbricate at base, canaliculate, densely pubescent, basally purple-tinted. Inflorescence a dense panicle narrowly elliptic, 180 x 30 mm, borne on slender peduncle subtended at base by upper leaf. Racemes adnate along main axis or ascending never spreading 6 cm long, alternate or clustered. Spikelets narrowly ellipsoid, apex sharply acute, 10 x 1 mm. Glumes membranous, dark green, glaucous, upper glume > lower glume. 6 flowers/spikelet. Lemma densely pubescent, apex deeply lacerate with 5 awns inserted between lobes; awns dark brown, straight to curved, rigid, glabrous. Palea ovate, membranous, about glabrous. Caryopsis ovoid, flattened on one side, smooth, shiny, glabrous, yellow-brown, 1,5 - 2 x 1 mm.

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94890Schmidtia pappophoroides18 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 391 WIND
Caprivi: Inkasa Island: Malapo on banks of Linyandi River.2080Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1725C3930

Graminoid; Notes: Tufted, perennial grass up to 0,75 m high when in flower. Culms ascending to strongly geniculate at base, often rooting from prostrate nodes, upper nodes conspicuously crimson-banded. Rhizome globose, surrounded by densely velutinous leaf remains. Leaf blade lanceolate, 200 x 10 mm, usually expanded blue-green with margins whitish glabrous although margins appear minutely setulose, hard and scabrous to the touch. Ligule inconspicuously fimbriate. Leaf sheath blue-green to red-purple tinted, shallowly canaliculate and white-ribbed, finely pubescent, loosely circumculmate, basally imbricate, overlapping, 5 cm long. Inflorescence a relatively dense panicle, narrowly ovate in outline, 160 x 50 mm. Raceme 50 mm long, ascending, not rigid. Spikelet stalked, ovoid to slightly cucuform, 1 cm long, densely pubescent, awned. Glumes membranous, green-ribbed, persistent.

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95319Sesbania cinerascens17 Mar 1987GL Maggs
GL Maggs 55 GL Maggs WIND
Okavango, Rundu District: Landbou Rest Camp along Okavango River, W of Andara.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1821A20

Shrub; Notes: Shrub, 1 - 2 m high, growing directly in water. Leaves pinnate, folded closed. Flowers yellow, paplionate, in pendulous panicles.

-18.12500021.3750002
95669Sesbania microphylla18 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 353 MM Uiras WIND
Caprivi: Inkasa Island: malapo on banks of Linyandi River.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823B30

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94538Setaria pumila10 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 218 ES Klaassen WIND
Caprivi: 2 km north of Bukalo on road to Katima Mulilo - grassy malapo.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D10

Notes: Erect, tufted, annual grass, up to 1 m when in flower. Culms erect to slightly geniculate, yellow-green but conspicuously purple-tinted at nodes, glabrous, slender. Leaf blade bright green, gradually tapering over a length of 12 - 20 cm, soft and tender, glabrous, normally expanded, rounded basally at collar. Ligule a band of dense, white, silky hairs, 1 mm high. Leaf sheath 6 cm long, glabrous, tightly clasping around culm. Inflorescence a compact spike, 40 - 70 mm long and 5 mm wide, borne on very slender erect, glabrous peduncle, up to 50 cm long. Spikelets densely arranged, ellipsoid, 2 mm long, without awn, but interspersed by long, stiff hairs, yellow-green but rapidly discolouring to dark purple; glumes pale green to pale pink-tinted.

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94361Setaria sphacelata18 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 348 WIND
Caprivi: Inkasa Island: malapo on banks of Linyanti River.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C30

Notes: Erectly tufted, perennial grass, up to 1 m high when in flower. Culms erect to slightly geniculate at basal nodes, unbranched, terete, relatively sturdy, scarcely gibbose, fresh to yellow-green, nodes dark brown-banded canaliculate, glabrous. Leaf blade narrowly lanceolate to linear, tapering to an acute apex over a length of 10 - 15 cm, expanding to rolled, 4 mm wide, dull blue-green, margins white and thickened, minutely setulose along veins with scattered, long, white, bulbous based hairs, base narrowed and indented to auriculate. Ligule a fringe of short, white, dense hairs, not conspicuous on collar although basal margins of blade bear copious long, white hairs. Leaf sheath loosely circumculmate, keeled but basally imbricate not overlapping: culm apically exposed, blue-green, indumentum of various frequencies to almost glabrous persistent. Inflorescence a spicate raceme, 70 - 120 x 5 - 8 mm borne on deeply canaliculate, slender peduncle, spathe lacking. Spikelets ellipsoid, 2 - 2.5 x 1 - 1.5 mm arranged verticillately around axis. Stalks apically cupular, densely but minutely pubescent as is axis with long, stiff, yellowish clustered bristles. Entire inflorescence scabrous in texture due to setulose bristles. Glumes membranous, pale green to purple, glabrous, awnless.

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94704Setaria sphacelata09 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 187 WIND
Caprivi: Near Ngoma: In Terminalia sericea woodland.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D30

Notes: Perennial grass, up to 1.5 m when in flower. Culms erect, basally rigid and sturdy, terete, yellow-green, gibbose, nodes brown. Leaf blade generally folded, apex tending to wilt, fairly short, about 15 cm long, softly textured, smooth, dull green, young blades with long, soft, white ciliate indumentum. Ligule brown, membranous. Leaf sheath as long as blade, dull green tending to yellow at base. Inflorescence a spike, 12 cm long, borne on peduncle up to 25 cm long. Spikelets small, 2 mm long, ovoid, green to purple-tipped, interspersed with long yellow, bristly hairs.

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94893Setaria verticillata18 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 338 WIND
Caprivi: Inkasa Island: malapo on banks of Linyanti River.2080Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1725C3930

Graminoid; Notes: Tufted annual grass up to 1 m high when in flower. Culms basally geniculate but ascending, bright green to yellowish, nodes brown and swollen, glabrous, branched, slightly flattened, exposed along upper length. Leaf blades bright, fresh green, lanceolate, 15 - 25 cm long, up to 1 cm wide (in middle portion), narrowing and auriculate at base tapering gradually to blunt tip, expanded, margin white and scabrous due to minute setulose indumentum, both surfaces with dense, long, white indumentum, distinctly ribbed, not rigid but reflexed and limp, harsh to the touch. Ligule a narrow membranous ridge masked by dense white straight indumentum continuous on collar. Leaf sheath 50 - 60 mm, not overlapping, loosely circumculmate, distinctly ridged, yellowish green with dense, long, white mainly adpressed indumentum. Inflorescence a contracted panicle appearing spicate, up to 60 x 12 mm borne on a slender peduncle, 55 - 60 mm long. Racemes short, up to 8 mm long, verticillately arranged along axis. Spikelets ellipsoid, 1.5 - 2 mm long, alternately but irregularly arranged on axis interspersed with long, barbed, yellowish spines, up to 12 mm long. Glume thinly membranous, green, glabrous. Entire inflorescence harsh and scabrous to the touch.

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94707Solanum tettense var. renschii10 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 214 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Near Ngoma: In Terminalia sericea woodland.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D30

Shrub; Notes: Shrub, 1.5 m high. Branches green-brown with white floccose indumentum especially conspicuous on young branchlets which also bear dense, pale brown, stellate indumentum and scattered, straight prickles. Leaves spirally arranged, simple; petiole slender, adaxially grooved, yellow-green, 10-20 mm long, curved, densely pubescent; lamina ovate, apex acute, base rounded but oblique, margin entire, sinuate, 30-55 x 12-20 mm, dull yellowish olive-green with dense brownish, stellate hairs on both surfaces tending to become adaxially glabrate, venation abaxially prominent, yellowish, furry to the touch. Flowers past. Fruit a berry in axillary, scorpioid cymes, usually 2-3/cluster, globose, fleshy, up to 1 cm in diameter, shiny, orange-red when mature, poisonous. Sepals 4, fused, persistent at fruit base. Seeds many, cream-coloured, flattened, discoidal, 2-3 mm in diameter, embedded in fleshy pulp.

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94578Sopubia mannii var. tenuifolia09 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 170 C Mannheimer WIND
Caprivi: Nsundwa ?: South of Schuckmannsburg:- marshy plain along river.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D20

Herb; Notes: Annual herb, up to 75 cm when in flower. Stems slender, erect, unbranched, terete but slightly ribbed, green, glabrous. Leaves clustered, simple, sessile; lamina linear, apex acute, base cuneate, margin entire, tends to be revolute, up to 60 x 2 mm, dull green, glabrous. Flowers in terminal racemes, densely arranged, especially terminally, showy, 2 cm in diameter. Petals 5, free, obovate, pale pink with purple bases. Sepals 5, fused, green, ciliate along free upper margins, persistent. Stamens with filaments maroon, contorted; anthers large, ovoid, fused. Fruit a capsule, 2-lobed, ovoid, 6 mm long with style persistent.

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94364Sporobolus ioclados18 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 373 WIND
Caprivi: Inkasa Island: malapo on banks of Linyandi River.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C30

50 cm high; Graminoid; Notes: Tufted and stoloniferous perennial grass, up to 50 cm high when in flower. Culms basally geniculate but steeply ascending, often rooting from lower prostrate nodes, terete, smooth, glabrous, pale green, nodes not conspicuously gibbose. Leaf blade lanceolate, 7 - 10 cm long, tapering gradually to a bluntish tip. ca. about 4 mm wide, basally slightly auriculate, dull green, margins white, thickened, minutely barbed, glabrous elsewhere. Ligule a membranous ridge a dense fringe of whitish hairs; collar with conspicuous long, white, hairs, occasionally continuous down upper margin of sheath. Leaf sheath dull green with scattered long, white indumentum but ultimately glabrescent, loosely circumculmate, basally keeled, persistent, 5 cm long. Inflorescence an open panicle, ovate in outline, 15 - 20 x 6 - 8 cm, initially ensheathed by upper leaf. Secondary axis whorled at 1 - 2 cm intervals, delicate, sinuate, spreading 1 to main axis. Spikelets paired (although often obscured due to early falling), minutely ovoid with apex acute, 1,5 x 0,5 mm, most often pendulous; stalk apically cupular, persistent. Glumes glabrous membranous, dark green. Awnless.

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94709Sporobolus ioclados09 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 190A WIND
Caprivi: Near Ngoma; In Terminalia sericea woodland.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D30

0.5 m high; Graminoid; Notes: Tufted to somewhat stoloniferous, perennial grass, up to 0,5 m when in flower. Culms geniculate ascending, rooting from lower nodes, glabrous, branched. Leaves basally tufted. Leaf blade narrowly lanceolate, 70 x 3 - 4 mm, grey-green, margins thickened, scabrous, conspicuously hispid, mostly folded. Ligule membranous, somewhat fimbriate with long white hairs continuous on collar. Leaf sheath tightly circumculmate, overlapping basally, blue-green, glabrous but for margins, persistent. Inflorescence narrowly ovate panicle, 150 x 60 mm, 2 secondary axis whorled at 1 -2 cm intervals, ascending, slender, sinuate pedicels apically thickened. Spikelets paired, narrowly ovate, acute, 1,5 cm long, awnless, entirely deciduous.

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94898Sporobolus spicatus18 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 383 WIND
Caprivi: Inkasa Island: malapo on banks of Linyandi River.2080Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1725C3930

Graminoid; Notes: Shorty-tufted, spiny, perennial grass, stoloniferous, forming over dense cover, 40 - 50 cm high when in flower. Culms erect to geniculate, rooting at nodes, slender, terete, glabrous, dull yellow-green. Leaves basal with bases persistent. Leaf blade tightly rolled, conspicuously spine-tipped, rigid and erect, grey-green, 20 - 150 mm long, slightly auriculate and yellow at base, abax. with long, white hairs especially basally also conspicuously ciliate. Ligule a narrow fringe of white hairs, 1 mm wide. Leaf sheath short, at most 40 mm long, not circumbulmate glabrous but finely ciliate along margin. Inflorescence a contracted panicle, spicate, 10 - 12 cm x 3 mm, borne on long, slender, articulated peduncle. Lateral spikes up to 1 cm long, erect against apex. Spikelets awnless, minute, 2 mm long, densely arranged, entirely deciduous.

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94712Striga asiatica09 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 196 S Kruger WIND
Caprivi: Near Ngoma.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D30

Herb; Notes: Annual herb, hemiparasitic on grass roots, 15-20 cm high. Stems erect, unbranched, slender with dense, short, white hispid indumentum. Leaves alternate to clustered, simple, sessile; lamina narrowly ovate, apex acute, base cuneate, up to 20 x 2.5 - 3 mm, dark green (not discolouring to black upon desiccation) with extremely dense, scabrous, short, white indumentum along margins and midribs. Flowers solitary, axillary, showy, bilabiate. Petals 5, fused, scarlet, sepals 5, lanceolate, hyaline but green ribbed, persistent.

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93274Striga bilabiata23 Oct 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 596 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: West Caprivi (middle): grassy omuramba.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D30

Parasite; Notes: Hemiparasite on grass roots, 30 cm high. Stem erect, much-branched with hirsute indumentum. Leaves linear, 12 x 2.5 mm, densely hirsute, sessile. Flowers solitary, axillary, bilabiate; petals mauve. Sepals 5, free, 6 x 1 mm, persistent.

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93275Strophanthus kombe21 Oct 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 277 S Kruger WIND
Caprivi: Middle W Caprivi.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D30

1 m high; Shrub; Notes: Shrub, 1 m high. Stems profusely branched from base, bark purplish brown with cream-coloured longitudinal fissures, transverse ridges at nodes, young branchlets red-brown with dense, short, white, pubescent indumentum. Leaves opposite ( appearing clustered on compressed dwarf shoots), simple, petiole short, 1 - 2 mm long, adax. Grooved , stout, slightly curved with dense, white velutinous indumentum, lamina obovate to elliptic, apex acute to minutely apiculate. Occasional notched, base cuneate to decurrent, margin entire to sinuate, 2,5-6x1-2,5 cm, adax. Bright green, densely velutinous, abax. Dull pale green, densely velutinous, midrib prominent, soft and velvety to the touch. Flowers past. Fruit a bilobed follicle, borne to main axis, each lobe cylindrical- cuneate, 18 cm long, 1, 5 cm at base tapering to apex, soft and leathery, purplish brown with white lenticular markings, constricted at junction of 2 mericarps with fine yellowish, flocculose indumentum.

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94365Strophanthus kombe13 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 272 S Kruger WIND
Caprivi: 7 km along turn-off to Chinchimane from National Road.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C30

Shrub; Notes: Shrub, up to 1 m high. Stems profusely branched from base; bark purplish-brown with cream-coloured longitudinal fissures, transverse ridges at nodes; young branchlets red-brown with dense, short, white pubescent indumentum. Leaves opposite (appearing clustered on compressed dwarf shoots), simple; petiole short, 1-2 mm long, adaxially grooved, stout, slightly curved, with dense white velutinous indumentum; lamina obovate to elliptic, apex acute to minutely apiculate, occasionally notched, base cuneate to decurrent, margin entire to sinuate, 2.5 - 6 x 1 - 2.5 cm, adaxially bright green, densely velutinous, abaxially dull pale green, densely velutinous, midrib prominent, soft and velvety to the touch. Flowers past. Fruit a bilobed follicle, borne perpendicular to main axis; each lobe cylindrical-cuneate, 18 cm long, 1.5 cm at base tapering to apex, soft and leathery, purplish-brown with white lenticular markings, constricted at junction of 2 mericarps, with fine yellowish flocculose indumentum.

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94900Strychnos madagascariensis21 Mar 1989GL Maggs
GL Maggs 764 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Impilila Island.2080Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1725C3930

Tree; Notes: Medium compact tree, 6 m high. Bark smooth, greyish; with knobby dwarf shoots. Leaves elliptic - obovate, 50 x 25 mm, abaxially dark shiny green, coriaceous, abaxially Sparsely velutinous, 3 - veined at base.

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95612Strychnos potatorum02 Dec 1990GL Maggs
GL Maggs 886 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: East Caprivi. Mvubu Camp, on bank of Kwando River back-water, near Balelwa.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823A20

Shrub; Notes: Straggling shrub. Leaves ovate, paired. Ethnobotanical Voucher specimen. Lozi: 'Mulombelombe'. Fruits used for washing.

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94717Terminalia mollis16 Feb 1989GL Maggs
GL Maggs 730 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: 26 km to Ngoma from Bukalo - mixed woodland.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D30

Tree; Notes: Medium tree, 8 m high. Bark dark grey, fissured; branchlets velutinous. Leaves terminally clustered; lamina large, 150 x 65 mm, obovate, dull grey-green, densely velutinous abaxially and adaxially along venation, apex acute. Flowers past. Fruit elliptic, flattened, 75 x 35 mm, grey-brown, densely velutinous.

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95617Terminalia sericea02 Dec 1990GL Maggs
GL Maggs 896 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Lisalimezi - mopane woodland.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823A20

Tree; Notes: Tall tree, plentiful. Ethnobotanical Voucher specimen. Muhono (Lozi), wood for building, also yokes & axce-handles. Root bark used to make twine, boiled with palm leaves to stain. Tcherc (Kwe) = bark of roots & branches for twine.

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93931Trachypogon spicatus13 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 251 WIND
Caprivi: Lutalo, west of Katima Mulilo.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C10

Graminoid; Notes: Tall, erectly tufted, perennial grass, up to 1.25 m when in flower. Culm erect to slightly geniculate at base, terete, sturdy and reed-like, green-yellow maturing to straw-coloured, striate but glabrous, nodes purple-banded with a ring of long, white, straight silky hairs. Leaf blade tightly rolled and needle-like tapering to a sharp apex, dull grey-green with scattered, long white hairs, base somewhat auriculate but not pronounced so. Ligule membranous, orange-brown, well-exerted, 3-lobed with long purplish hairs extending onto collar. Leaf sheath open and only slightly imbricate basally, yellow-green with dense long white straight indumentum (hairs with bulbous podia). Inflorescence 1(-2) - spicate racemes, up to 30 cm long (1 raceme shorter than the other), closely arranged, erect, sheath lacking. Spikelet paired; upper spikelet with awn: pale yellow, sinuate with dense white indumentum; lower spikelet awnless. Glumes green, membranous, densely pubescent. Pedicel with basal cluster of dense white bristles. Anthers 4 mm long bearing bright golden yellow pollen.

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94549Trachypogon spicatus10 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 221 WIND
Caprivi: 2 km of Bukalo on road to Katima Mulilo, grassy malapo.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D10

2 m high; Graminoid; Notes: Tall, tufted, perennial grass, up to 2 m high when in flower. Culm erect, rigid, reed-like, terete, unbranched, yellowish to blue-green to purplish tinted, glabrous, nodes purple-brown with fringe of dense, white, silky, ascending hairs, 4 mm long. Leaf blade inconspicuous, rolled over entire length of 20 cm, scattered white setose hairs especially along margin, stiff and hard to the touch. Ligule brown, membranous, extending as 2 projections along culm at collar conjunction with rolled lamina base, projections 1 cm long, linear. Leaf sheath grey-green, canaliculate, somewhat glaucous, practically glabrous. Inflorescence a compound panicle of digitate racemes, borne on stout peduncle up to 10 cm long glabrous. Raceme up to 25 cm long, swollen purple structure at base. Spikelets large, ellipsoid, arranged alternately, 6 x 1.5 mm. Glume green to pale purple, ribbed, pubescent. Awn long, undulate 50 mm long, basally with pinnately arranged, stiff long white bristles, apically more slender of whiplash structure, minutely setulose. Anthers large, 4 x 1 mm conspicuous, bearing golden yellow pollen.

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94909Trachypogon spicatus18 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 390 WIND
Caprivi: Inkasa Island: malapo on banks of Linyandi river.2080Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1725C3930

1 m high; Graminoid; Notes: Tall, erectly tufted perennial grass, 1 m or higher when in flower. Culms erect, terete, reed-like, smooth, glabrous, straw-coloured to purplish tinted nodes dark brown-banded with conspicuous whorl of erect, long, white, straight hairs, unbranched. Leaf blades linear, up to 65 cm long, tightly rolled, tapering to an extremely fine, whip-like apex, grey-green, glabrous base conspicuously auriculate with collar developed into 2 narrow, elongate projections. Ligule an inconspicuous brown membranous ridge, glabrous. Leaf sheath tightly circumculmate over entire length, up to 30 cm long, grey-green to purplish tinted, shallowly canaliculate, glabrous, persistent and woody at base around rhizome. Inflorescence a panicle, flabelliform in outline, 250 x 80 mm, borne on sturdy, often contorted, spathed peduncle. Racemes 20 cm x 7 - 8 mm, arranged closely and digitately not rigid, most often reflexed, axis clearly articulated, marked by banding and hair whorls. Spikelets paired, narrowly ovate, 7 - 8x 1 - 2 mm, each subtended by a dense whorl of long white hairs. Glumes membranous pale to dark green to purple-tinted, densely pubescent, 7-veined black-pitted. Lower flower with aristate apex; upper flower conspicuously awned. Awn extremely long, up to 7.5 cm long, rigid, whip-like, contorted, densely pubescent, basally yellow-brown. Anthers large, up to 3 mm long, apically exerted. Stigma branches laterally exerted.

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93284Tragia okanyua21 Oct 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 572 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Middle West Caprivi.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D30

Herb; Notes: Trailing herb; stems limp, apically tendrilled, densely hirsute. Leaves ovate, gradually tapering to acute apex, base cordate, dark green, venation prominent, margin dentate; petiole 2-4 cm long. Inflorescence axillary, spicate. Flowers minute, sexes separate. Mixed semi-deciduous woodland after a burn.

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94366Tragus berteronianus18 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 349 WIND
Caprivi: Inkasa Island: malapo on banks of Linyandi River.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C30

Graminoid; Notes: Basally tufted annual grass, up to 35 cm high when in flower. Culms basally geniculate and prostrate, rooting from lower nodes, otherwise ascending to bear inflorescence, terete, smooth, glabrous, yellow-green to straw-coloured, nodes purple-black-banded, exposed esp. apically, branched. Leaf blades shortly lanceolate, at most 5 cm long , but usually shorter, gradually tapering to form a bluntish apex, broadest at base ( 4 mm), base auriculate, margin white, thickened bearing conspicuous long, white, straight to falcate, bulbous-based setaceous hairs, both surfaces bright green, shallowly canaliculate, glabrous but scabrous to the tough. Ligule a membranous ridge bearing a fringe of short white hairs, scattered long, white hairs on collar region. Leaf sheath tightly circumculmate, imbricate over entire length not overlapping, canaliculate, glabrous, 2 cm long. Inflorescence spicate raceme, 7 - 12 cm x 5 mm. Spathulate in outline, basally subtended by upper leaf. Spikelets densely arranged along axis, ovoid, 1,5 x 1 mm, paired, 2-flowered. Glumes green to purple-tinted, margins and adax. Surface prominently spiny, awnless, but apex aristate, entirely deciduous.

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94552Tristachya rehmannii10 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 224 ES Klaassen WIND
Caprivi: 2 km north of Bukalo on road to Katima Mulilo - grassy malapo.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D10

Graminoid; Notes: Tall, erect, tufted, perennial grass, 1.5 m high when in flower. Culms erect, reed-like, terete, sturdy, dull blue-green, glabrous, node notched and purple banded. Leaf blade slightly revolute, apex tapered, glabrous, short, about 150 mm long. Ligule a fringe of dense white hairs, about 2 mm long. Leaf sheath longer than blade, about 20 cm long, circumculmate and imbricate at base, glabrous. Inflorescence a panicle, about 30 cm long, cuneate in broad outline, secondary axis whorled at base, slender, green to purple-tinted, undulate, about ascending along main axis, scabrous, 3 spikelets arranged terminally. Spikelets 2-flowered, awned. Awn long, about 80 mm long, twisted and bent, with minute white indumentum. Lemma with apex aristate, shorter, bent, 25 mm long, fine and glabrous. Lower glume ovate, up to 20 x 2,5 mm with conspicuous bulbous-based bristles along margins; upper glume with soft, minute, downy, white indumentum. Seed narrowly ellipsoid, 10 x 1 mm, dark brown, densely pubescent, apiculate, long yellowish hairy cluster at attachment point.

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94367Urochloa trichopus15 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 270 WIND
Caprivi: 7 km along the turn-off to Chinchimane from the National road.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C30

Graminoid; Notes: Tufted annual grass, up to 60 cm when in flower. Culms ascending but slightly geniculate at base, fresh-green becoming straw-coloured, relatively slender, terete, with scattered long, white indumentum, nodes broadly brown-banded with dense, short, white velutinous indumentum. Leaf blades narrowly elliptic to lanceolate, gradually tapering to an acute apex, expanded, 80-200 x 7-15 mm, softly textured, bright green, mostly ascending but occasionally spreading, glabrous, margin hyaline, minutely sinuate with conspicuous stiff, white, falcate, bulbous-based indumentum, base somewhat auriculate. Ligule a semi-circular ridge bearing a fringe of long, white, stiff hairs extending conspicuously onto the collar. Leaf sheath about 60 mm long, overlapping, paler green, with dense, long, white, indumentum, imbricate at base but otherwise loosely arranged around culm. Inflorescence a panicle of spaced racemes, ellipsoid in outline, 10-15 cm long, borne on extremely slender, glabrous peduncle. Spathe lacking. Raceme about 9 cm long, not rigid, alternate, densely velutinous at point of junction between primary and secondary axes. Spikelet ellipsoid 4 x 2 mm, apex aristate. Glumes membranous, greenish, with long white indumentum concentrated at base and along margins. 2 flowers/spikelet, lower sterile, upper both male and female. Stigma branches dark brown. Spikelets arranged in 2 rows. Terminalia sericea woodland.

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94723Urochloa trichopus09 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 186 WIND
Caprivi: Near Ngoma.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D30

Graminoid; Notes: Tender, tufted, perennial grass, up to 50 cm when in flower. Culms thick, fairly flaccid, mainly prostrate, bright green, canaliculate with dense long white indumentum. Leaf blade broadly linear, up to 40 x 2 cm, yellow-green with white adpressed indumentum, thinly textured. Ligule a dense band of long white hairs. Leaf sheath about 10 cm long, fairly loosely circumculmate. Inflorescence a spaced raceme, up to 3cm long. Spikelets arranged alternately in 2 rows, small, about 1.5 mm long, ovoid, 2-flowered. (lower male, upper female) Glume green to pink, smaller than spikelet. Lemma with fine white, inconspicuous indumentum, apex aristate. Anthers large, 1 mm long, well exerted; pollen golden yellow. In Terminalia sericea woodland.

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93805Vangueria cyanescens03 Dec 1990GL Maggs
GL Maggs 904 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Western Caprivi. Kwando Camp ('Doppies'): on dune abutting onto flood-plain.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1723C40

Shrub; Notes: Small bushy shrub. Leaves ovate-elliptic, glabrous, thin. Flowers white in dense clusters. Ethnobotanical Voucher specimen: chwere (Kwe) = fruits eaten.

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94725Vangueria infausta subsp. infausta10 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 202 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Near Ngoma.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D30

Shrub; Notes: Densely branched, tall shrub, 2 m high. Bark grey to reddish-brown, young branchlets with dense, yellow-brown, hispidellous indumentum. Leaves opposite, simple; petiole short, 2 - 3 mm long, sturdy, dense, pubescent; stipule interpetiolar, narrowly lanceolate, 80 - 115 x 35 - 60 mm, apex acute, occasionally rounded, base cuneate, margin entire, ciliate, adaxially dark green, pubescent to glabrate, abaxially olive green with dark green venation, extremely dense hispidellous indumentum. Fruit globose, axillary, normally solitary, hard, apically scarred, 1.5 - 2 cm in diameter. In Terminalia woodland.

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94726Vangueria proschii10 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 202 MH Steyn WIND
Caprivi: Near Ngoma: In Terminalia sericea woodland.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D30

Shrub; Notes: Densely branched, tall shrub, 2 m high. Bark grey to reddish brown; young branchlets with dense, yellow-brown, hispidulous indumentum. Leaves opposite, simple; petiole short, 2-3 mm long, sturdy, densely pubescent; stipule interpetiolar, narrowly lanceolate, 8 mm long, dark brown, membranous; lamina ovate to elliptic, 80-115 x 35-60 mm, apex acute, occasionally rounded, base cuneate, margin entire, ciliate adaxially dark green, pubescent to glabrate, abaxially olive-green with dark green venation, extremely dense hispidulous indumentum. Fruit globose, axillary, normally solitary, hard, apically scarred, 1.5-2 cm in diameter.

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93806Vangueriopsis lanciflora03 Dec 1990GL Maggs
GL Maggs 908 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: West Caprivi. Kwando Camp ('Doppies'): on dune abutting onto floodplain.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1723C40

Tree; Notes: Small tree. Leaves elliptic, densely tomentose. Stipules deltoid with long tapering apices, about 1 cm long. Fruits eaten.

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95619Vernonia amygdalina21 Dec 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 684 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Balelwa, banks of channel.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823A20

Tree; Notes: Small tree, about 3 m high. Bark grey-brown; branchlets with grey, pulverulent indumentum. Leaves dark dull green, ovate, discoloured, about 60 x 25 mm, apex acute, margin minutely toothed, venation prominent, fine white pulverulent indumentum. Inflorescence axillary / terminal corymbs. Flowering past. Seed 3-4 mm long; pappus bristle-like.

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94013Vernonia glabra var. glabra21 Mar 1987GL Maggs
GL Maggs 65 ES Klaassen WIND
Caprivi: About 30km West of Katima Mulilo along the national road.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C20

Herb; Notes: Tall sturdy herb, 1-1.5 m high. The leaves are narrowly ovate-lanceolate, dentate with greyish tinge. Inflorescence a corymb-ray florets purple. Involucral bracts somewhat spiny.

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94025Vernonia poskeana subsp. poskeana26 Apr 1989GL Maggs
GL Maggs 781 ES Klaassen WIND
Caprivi: Forestry area, just outside Katima Mulilo.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C20

Notes: Mixed semi-deciduous woodland.

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93287Vernonia rosenii21 Oct 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 576 N Swelankomo WIND
Caprivi: West Caprivi. Middle West Caprivi.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D30

Herb; Notes: Perennial herb, low-growing with woody underground stem and fibrous roots. Leaves sessile, narrowly obovate, margin entire to denticulate. Capitulum up to 15 mm in diameter, homogamous; disc florets purple. Habitat: mixed semi-deciduous woodland after a burn.

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95687Wahlenbergia undulata18 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 324 S Kruger WIND
Caprivi: Inkasa island, malapo on banks of Linyandi river.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823B40

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94051Ximenia americana var. microphylla10 May 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 441 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: 30 km south of Katima Mulilo on Bukalo road: forest island on termite mound.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C20

Shrub; Notes: Densely branched shrub, 2 m high. Young branchlets perpendicular green to purplish, smooth, glaucous; lateral branchlets perpendicular to main axis, spine-tipped. Leaves alternate (often clustered), simple; petiole twisted, adaxially grooved/flattened, smooth, glabrous; lamina ovate to narrowly ovate, up to 40 x 12 mm, apex rounded to truncate, base rounded, margin entire, glabrous, glaucous, grey-green, midrib abaxially prominent. Spines straight, 8-20 mm long. Flowers in axillary clusters, 8 mm in diameter. Sepals 4, free, smooth, green-yellow, ovate. Petals 4, white, conspicuously bearded. Stamens 8. Fruits an ellipsoid, drupaceous berry.

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94730Ximenia americana var. microphylla10 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 204 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Near Ngoma: In Terminalia sericea woodland.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D30

Shrub; Notes: Densely branched, spinescent shrub, 1.5 m high. Bark pale grey, fluted; lateral branches perpendicular, spine-tipped. Leaves clustered on dwarf shoots, simple; petiole 3-6 mm long, adaxially grooved; lamina ovate, 40 x 15 mm, usually folded along midrib, grey, glaucous, glabrous, midrib abaxially conspicuous. Flowers past. Fruit a berry, solitary, axillary, ovoid, 2.5-3 x 3 cm, fleshy, bright orange when ripe, 1-seeded, sour-tasting but refreshing.

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95621Ximenia americana var. microphylla02 Dec 1990GL Maggs
GL Maggs 880 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Eastern Caprivi. Mvubu Camp, on bank of Kwando River back water, near Balelwa.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823A20

Shrub; Notes: Dense shrub. Ethnobotanical voucher specimen. Mutenta (Lozi). Ffruit eaten, oil extracted from kernels. Root bark used to stain palm leaves for baskets. Kwaxere ( Kwe) - fruit eaten fresh.

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93290Ximenia caffra var. caffra13 Dec 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 643 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: West Caprivi - east of Chetto.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D30

Shrub; Notes: Densely bushy shrub, 1.25 m high. Leaves dark dull green, velutinous, ovate, midrib prominent, mostly folded, apex notched, 40 x 20 mm. Viciously armed. Fruits fleshy, drupaceous, brilliant red when ripe, ovoid, 30 x 15 - 20 mm, extremely sour.

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93292Xylopia tomentosa21 Oct 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 567 S Austaller WIND
Caprivi: Middle West Caprivi.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D30

Shrub; Notes: Straggly shrub, 1.5 m high. Branches russet; branchlets with yellowish velutinous indumentum. Leaves ovate, up to 42 x 20 mm, glabrous except for midrib. Flower past. Fruit apocarpic, splitting to reveal red-arillate reniform seed. Mixed deciduous woodland after burn.

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93516Zehneria marlothii23 Apr 1994GL Maggs
L Guarino
GL Maggs 1044 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: East Caprivi: (Site 5) Singalamwe, floodplain below village at Birkinstock's camp.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1723C2980

Climber; Notes: Delicate annual limber on undergrowth shrubs. Leaves deltoid in outline, 3 - 5 lobed, thin, slightly scabrous adaxially. Flowers minute; petals creamy white. Fruits globose although slightly flattened. Also seen: Citrullus lanatus, Momordica balsamina, Cucumis anguria, C metuliferus, Acanthosicyos naudinianus.

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94732Ziziphus mucronata subsp. mucronata10 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 203 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Near Ngoma: in Terminalia sericea woodland.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D30

Tree; Notes: Tree up to 5 m high. Bark pale grey, young branchlets densely tomentose. Leaves alternate, simple; petiole up to 15 mm long, densely tomentose; lamina ovate, 55 x 30 mm, apex acute, base markedly oblique, conspicuously 3-veined, margin denticulate, olive-green with minute, short, white adpressed indumentum to glabrate. Prickles paired, 1 straight 1 falcate. Flowers in axillary clusters, small, 3 mm in diameter. Fruit a berry, globose, 4 mm in diameter, style and perianth persistent.

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95623Ziziphus mucronata subsp. mucronata02 Dec 1990GL Maggs
GL Maggs 897 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: Lisalimezi - mopane woodland.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1823A20

Tree; Notes: Densely branched small tree, armed. Sterile: ethnobotanical voucher specimen. Muchalo (Lozi, Sisubiya) Munganga. Fruits eaten by children. Xaro (Kwe): fruits crushed, placed in water for sore teeth.

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94733Zornia milneana16 Feb 1989GL Maggs
GL Maggs 719 GL Maggs WIND
Caprivi: 7 km to Ngoma from Bukalo, mopane woodland along roadside.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D30

Herb; Notes: Annual herb, 30 cm high. Stem basally woody, otherwise densely hirsute, much branched. Leaves 4-foliolate, leaflets narrowly obovate to lanceolate, 30 x 3 mm, adaxially glabrous, abaxially pubescent, glandular along margin. Inflorescence axillary spikes. Flowers up to 8 mm long, subtended by foliaceous bract, bright yellow. Pod segmented.

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