Records made by Nicholas Wightman

Records: 117

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

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NoSpeciesRecord dateRecorder(s)Coll.Det.Conf.HerbariaHabitatLocationLoc code(s) Outing codePlanted code Country QDSGrid ref.FZ DivAlt. (m)NotesLatLongLoc Acc Code
74178Albuca kirkii06 Dec 2015N Wightman
N Wightman Roadside grassland By the old ZAF airport near Lilayi 0Zambia1528C2C1307

Plants can often be found in areas prone to annual fires

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

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

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

Bulb showing the fibrous neck.

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90781Aloe mkushiana06 Nov 2017N Wightman
Q Allen
R Monge
N Wightman R Monge Gorge cliff face Near vertical gorge cliff face on the west facing side of the Mkushi River 0Zambia1429C1 C947

Recently described by Tom McCoy in Cactus and Succulent Journal, 89(6): 276-279.

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

Mature bulbs displaying long neck

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

The pure white flowers open about an hour after sunset.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Inflorescences can appear from late October through to late December.

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

Fully expanded leaf with ripening seedhead.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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88213Aristolochia hockii10 Nov 2017N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Lusaka National Park0Zambia1528C2 C1300

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74184Ascolepis protea var. bellidiflora12 Mar 2012N Wightman
MG Bingham Wetland margin In a roadside wetland margin approximately 20 west of Katete town 0Zambia1431B2E1046

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79785Brachycorythis buchananii21 Jan 2017N Wightman
RE Bone
K Yokoya
G Mpatwa
MG Bingham Dambo/Grassland Roadside dambo between Solwezi and Chingola (Solwezi Distr., Northwestern Province) 0Zambia1227A4 W1307

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79786Brachycorythis buchananii21 Jan 2017MG Bingham
N Wightman
RE Bone
K Yokoya
MG Bingham Dambo/Grassland Chakwenga Headwaters, 100-129 km E of Lusaka 1710Zambia C0

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94053Brachycorythis ovata subsp. welwitschii20 Jan 2017N Wightman
RE Bone
K Yokoya
G Mpatwa
MG Bingham Dry dambo Roadside dambo between Mwinilunga and Solwezi (Mwinilunga District) 0Zambia1125C3 W1486

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

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94054Bulbophyllum expallidum01 Mar 2018N Wightman
B Bytebier
F Llarena
N Wightman B Bytebier F Llarena High rainfall Miombo woodland Epiphyte on various trees in rocky seepage area near to Kalungwishi headwaters 0Zambia0930C4 N1638

Plants collected off trees cleared along transmission line following D39 road developments and flowered at Dabuyu Farms, Lilayi.

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

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94055Centrostigma clavatum04 Feb 2018N Wightman
B Bytebier
N Wightman B Bytebier Perennial wet peaty dambo Dambo above Kundalila Falls, Serenje District. 1210Zambia1330B1 C1502

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

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69730Ceropegia papillata06 Jul 2012N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Thicket Cultivated from material existing on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka 2Zambia1528C2C1290

The thin pods split along a the edge to release the narrow seeds, each with a tuft of hair to aid dispersion

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69731Ceropegia papillata04 Oct 2015N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Thicket Cultivated from material existing on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka 2Zambia1528C2C1290

The tubers are roundish to discoid in shape usually with a projection from the centre where the annual stems emerge.

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74186Ceropegia purpurascens05 May 2016N Wightman
N Wightman Open Woodland/Thicket Growing naturally on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka 0Zambia1528C2C1290

Tubers appear to be stoloniferous in habit

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69732Ceropegia stenantha25 May 2015N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Thicket Cultivated from material existing on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka.2Zambia1528C2C1290

The fleshy roots emerge from a short rhizome

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

Clumped habit

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

Single habit

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

Plant found growing in riverine habitat

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

Close up of the dense inflorescence

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90782Chlorophytum minor31 Mar 2017MG Bingham
N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Wooded rocky escarpment ledge Wooded rocky escarpment ledge downstream of Kabwelume Falls on the Kalungwishi River (Mporokoso District) 1340Zambia0929C2 N1115

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74193Chlorophytum pusillum01 Feb 2014N Wightman
N Wightman Woodland among rocks On the northern slope of the Munali Hills, Chikankata District 0Zambia1528C3S1166

Plant with immature seedpods found growing just above a drainage basin of the Munali Hills

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74195Chlorophytum pusillum16 May 2015N Wightman
N Wightman Woodland among rocks Cultivated at Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka from material collected in the Munali Hills, Chikankata District 2Zambia1528C2C1290

The indistinct rhizome with numerous stout tuberous roots

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90783Chlorophytum sphacelatum var. hockii29 Mar 2017MG Bingham
N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Miombo woodland Understory of miombo woodland growing amongst grasses and herbs near Kalungwishi River between Lumangwe and Kabwelume Falls 122,1340Zambia0929C2N1185

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72526Clerodendrum capitatum27 Feb 2007N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Open Woodland Growing naturally on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka0Zambia1528C2C1290

The terminal inflorescences typically appear towards the middle of the rains lasting into the early dry season

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72529Clerodendrum capitatum07 Jun 2014N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Open Woodland Growing naturally on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka0Zambia1528C2C1290

Unripe four lobed fruits.

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

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

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

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

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79787Cynorkis debilis26 Jan 2017N Wightman
RE Bone
K Yokoya
MG Bingham High rainfall Miombo Woodland Kapishya Springs Lodge, forested inselberg (Chinsali Distr., Muchinga Province) 1180Zambia1131B1 N1441

Determined as Cynorkis hanningtonii

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74196Cyrtorchis crassifolia15 Nov 2015N Wightman
MG Bingham Miombo Woodland Growing low down on the tree trunk near the carpark of the Lazy-J Ranch wilderness area 0Zambia1528A4 C1322

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94056Disa aequiloba05 Feb 2018N Wightman
B Bytebier
N Wightman B Bytebier Moist dambo grassland Mutinondo Wilderness Lodge, in one of the dambos (Mpika District) 1160Zambia1231A4 N1467

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

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94058Disa aequiloba07 Feb 2018N Wightman
B Bytebier
F Llarena
N Wightman B Bytebier F Llarena Moist dambo grassland Upper slopes of Ilunda dambo (Kasama District) 0Zambia1031A1 N1302

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

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79788Disa engleriana26 Jan 2017N Wightman
RE Bone
K Yokoya
MG Bingham Dambo/Grassland/High rainfall Miombo Woodland Kapishya Springs Lodge, forested inselberg (Chinsali Distr., Muchinga Province) 1180Zambia N0

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

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79800Disa erubescens subsp. carsonii26 Jan 2017N Wightman
RE Bone
K Yokoya
MG Bingham Dambo/Grassland Kapishya Springs Lodge, dambo by Mansha river (Chinsali Distr., Muchinga Province) 1180Zambia N0

Subspecies not yet confirmed.
Tubers of this species are used in the preparation of a local Zambian dish called Chikanda with wild populations threatened by overharvesting.

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79791Disa roeperocharoides02 Oct 2017MG Bingham
N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Dambo/Grassland Growing in the dambo in the Lazy-J Ranch wilderness area 1450Zambia C0

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

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79792Disa verdickii20 Jan 2017N Wightman
RE Bone
K Yokoya
G Mpatwa
MG Bingham Dambo/Grassland Roadside dambo between Mwinilunga and Solwezi (Mwinilunga Distr., Northwestern Province) 0Zambia W0

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

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79793Disa walleri29 Jan 2017N Wightman
RE Bone
K Yokoya
MG Bingham High rainfall Miombo Woodland Mutinondo Wilderness Lodge, beside the airstrip runway (Mpika Distr., Muchinga Province) 1160Zambia N0

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

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94057Disperis breviloba11 Feb 2018N Wightman
B Bytebier
F Llarena
N Wightman B Bytebier F Llarena Brachystegia woodland/Dambo In sandy seepage area among Drosera sp. and grasses on the edge of Bangweulu Wetlands.1130Zambia1229B1 N1178

Plants only approx. 15 cm tall and mostly single flowered or rarely with two flowers.

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79789Disperis katangensis var. katangensis29 Jan 2017N Wightman
RE Bone
K Yokoya
MG Bingham Miombo Woodland Kapishya Springs Lodge, forested inselberg (Chinsali Distr., Muchinga Province) 1180Zambia1131B1 N1443

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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94059Eulophia gonychila30 Oct 2016MG Bingham
N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Brachystegia woodland Open Brachystegia woodland in rocky outcrops (Lusaka District) 0Zambia1528C2 C1310

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74199Eulophia livingstoniana15 Nov 2015N Wightman
MG Bingham Miombo Woodland Growing in Miombo woodland in the Lazy-J Ranch wilderness area 1450Zambia1528A4 C1322

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74200Eulophia speciosa15 Nov 2015N Wightman
MG Bingham Miombo Woodland Growing in Miombo woodland in the Lazy-J Ranch wilderness area 1450Zambia1528A4 C1322

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90784Euphorbia luapulana07 Jan 2017N Wightman
T McCoy
N Wightman T McCoy Rocky riverside outcrop Rocky outcrop downstream of Musonda Falls on the Luongo River 1320Zambia1028D2 N1104

Photo taken at the type locality for the species

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

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

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72530Gladiolus serapiiflorus03 Jan 2016MG Bingham
N Wightman
J Alfonsi
MG Bingham N Wightman Grassland Lusaka National Park, Lusaka. 0Zambia1528A4 C1290

Plant found growing by the roadside amid grasses

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

Flowers usually open singulary on each branch.

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

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

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

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

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79795Habenaria debeerstiana29 Jan 2017N Wightman
RE Bone
K Yokoya
MG Bingham Open Woodland Roadside leading to Mutinondo Wilderness Lodge (Mpika Distr., Muchinga Province) 1160Zambia N0

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

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94062Habenaria edgarii24 Jan 2018N Wightman
RE Bone
K Yokoya
B Bytebier Dambo/Woodlands In light shade of miombo remnant along village path near Lukupa River (Kasama Distr., Northern Province) 0Zambia1031A1 N1303

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

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79790Habenaria goetzeana24 Jan 2017N Wightman
RE Bone
K Yokoya
MG Bingham Open Woodland/Grassland Sandy grassland area near Lukupa river just N of Kasama (Kasama Distr., Northern Province) 0Zambia1031A1 N1297

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79794Habenaria macroplectron27 Jan 2017N Wightman
RE Bone
K Yokoya
MG Bingham Dambo/Grassland KShiwa N'gandu, dambo along the roadside leading to the main house (Chinsali Distr., Muchinga Province) 1170Zambia N0

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

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94063Habenaria macroplectron09 Feb 2018N Wightman
B Bytebier
F Llarena
N Wightman B Bytebier F Llarena Perennial wet peaty dambo Koshima dambo (Kawambwa District) 0Zambia0929D4 N1433

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

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79796Habenaria macrura28 Jan 2017N Wightman
RE Bone
K Yokoya
MG Bingham Open Woodland Mutinondo Wilderness Lodge, along the road leading to the airstrip (Mpika Distr., Muchinga Province) 1160Zambia N0

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

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79802Habenaria stenorhynchos02 May 2017MG Bingham
N Wightman
RE Bone
K Yokoya
MG Bingham Dambo/Grassland Chakwenga Headwaters, 100-129 km E of Lusaka 1710Zambia C0

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

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79803Habenaria zambesina02 May 2017MG Bingham
N Wightman
RE Bone
K Yokoya
MG Bingham Dambo/Grassland Chakwenga Headwaters, 100-129 km E of Lusaka 1710Zambia C0

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

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

Plant found growing near a seepage area by farm roadside

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

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

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69019Huernia levyi06 Jan 2016N Wightman
MG Bingham At margin of termite mound thicket.Plant collected from Kafue Fisheries, Lat -15.738889, Long 28.103888, elevation 984 m0Zambia1528C1984

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

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69735Hypoxis goetzei15 Nov 2009N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman GrasslandCultivated at Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka from material collected at the old ZAF airport, Lilayi, Lusaka.2Zambia1528C2 C1290

Flowers usually emerge before the leaves and open on sunny days and remain closed on overcast days.

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69736Hypoxis goetzei19 Nov 2011N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman GrasslandCultivated at Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka from material collected at the old ZAF airport, Lilayi, Lusaka.2Zambia1528C2 C1290

An individual plant can produce numerous inflorescences even after the emergence of the leaves.

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69737Hypoxis goetzei21 May 2015N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman GrasslandCultivated at Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka from material collected at the old ZAF airport, Lilayi, Lusaka.2Zambia1528C2 C1290

The rhizomes produce thick contractile roots but are not usually buried very deep below the soil surface.

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72537Kalaharia uncinata10 Aug 2012N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Open Woodland/Grassland Growing naturally on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka 0Zambia1528C2C1290

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

Mottled and solid green leaved plants growing together in habitat

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

Close up of the dense inflorescence

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

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90786Monadenium herbaceum30 Mar 2017MG Bingham
N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Open woodland Open woodland in sandy soil by Kundabwika Falls 1240Zambia0929A2 N1028

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90788Monadenium hirsutum30 Mar 2017MG Bingham
N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Open woodland Open woodland in rocky outcrops by Kundabwika Falls 1240Zambia0929A2 N1040

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

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79797Platycoryne macroceras29 Jan 2017N Wightman
RE Bone
K Yokoya
MG Bingham Dambo/Grassland Mutinondo Wilderness Lodge, in seepage area on the inselberg close to reception and dining area (Mpika Distr., Muchinga Province) 1160Zambia1231A4 N1456

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79799Platycoryne macroceras26 Jan 2017N Wightman
RE Bone
K Yokoya
MG Bingham Dambo/Grassland Kapishya Springs Lodge, dambo by Mansha river (Chinsali Distr., Muchinga Province)1180Zambia1131B1 N1430

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67277Plectranthus mirabilis30 Jul 2015N Wightman
MG Bingham Kasama0Zambia0

0.0000000.0000000
74214Plumbago zeylanica23 May 2015N Wightman
N Wightman Open Woodland/Thicket Along a village path near Chipepo village close to Lake Kariba 0Zambia1627D4S491

-16.82363827.8599226
94064Radinosiphon leptostachya08 Feb 2018N Wightman
B Bytebier
F Llarena
N Wightman B Bytebier F Llarena High rainfall Miombo woodland Rocky seepage woodland area near to Kalungwishi headwaters 0Zambia0930C4 N1640

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

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79798Satyrium buchananii28 Jan 2017N Wightman
RE Bone
K Yokoya
MG Bingham Dambo/Grassland Mutinondo Wilderness Lodge, in one of the dambos (Mpika Distr., Muchinga Province) 1160Zambia N0

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

0
79801Satyrium carsonii24 Jan 2017N Wightman
RE Bone
K Yokoya
MG Bingham Open Woodland Open Uapaca woodland just N of Kasama (Kasama Distr., Northern Province) 0Zambia N0

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

0
32854Savannosiphon euryphyllus 2010N Wightman
Farm 401a, Plot 67, Lilayi, just south of Lusaka0Zambia C0

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

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

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

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

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

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

-15.54500028.3663894
69741Siphonochilus longitubus21 Apr 2015N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Woodland Cultivated at Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka from material collected at Chisomo Farms in Central Province Zambia 2Zambia1528C2C1290

The short rhizome from which emerge the numerous roots with tuberous swellings (a feature not known in similar S. rhodesicus)

-15.53000028.3040005
72539Siphonochilus longitubus06 Dec 2009N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Open Woodland Cultivated at Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka from material collected at Chisomo Farms in Central Province Zambia 2Zambia1528C2C1290

Plant flowering with emerging leaf

-15.53000028.3040005
72541Siphonochilus longitubus20 Nov 2014N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Open Woodland Cultivated at Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka from material collected at Chisomo Farms in Central Province Zambia 2Zambia1528C2C1290

Single flower in profile.

-15.53000028.3040005
90790Streptocarpus rhodesianus26 Jan 2017N Wightman
RE Bone
K Yokoya
N Wightman RE Bone K Yokoya In shelter of rocky outcrops Sheltered rocky ledge in inselberg by Kapishya Springs Lodge 1180Zambia1131B1N1440

-11.16842431.6048746
79401Strophanthus eminii30 Mar 2017N Wightman
N Wightman NW6371 N Wightman MG Bingham Mporokoso District, Kalungwishi River, Kundabwika Falls. 1240Zambia0929C2 N1115

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79402Strophanthus eminii30 Mar 2017N Wightman
N Wightman NW6439 N Wightman MG Bingham Mporokoso District, Kalungwishi River, Kundabwika Falls. 1240Zambia0929C2 N1115

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

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

-15.53000028.3040005
69744Stylochaeton puberulus20 Oct 2015N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Open woodland Cultivated from material existing on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka. 2Zambia1528C2C1290

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

-15.53000028.3040005
69745Tacca leontopetaloides21 May 2015N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Cultivated at Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka from material collected at the old ZAF airport, Lilayi, Lusaka Grassland2Zambia1528C2C1290

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

-15.53000028.3040005
74216Tacca leontopetaloides24 Feb 2007N Wightman
N Wightman Open Woodland Photographed at Chisomo Farms in Central Province Zambia 0Zambia0

0.0000000.0000000
74218Vernonia adoensis var. adoensis17 May 2012N Wightman
N Wightman Open Woodland/Grassland Growing naturally on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka 0Zambia1528C2C1290

Determined as Vernonia adoensis

-15.52154328.2665376
74220Vernonia adoensis var. adoensis22 Feb 2007N Wightman
N Wightman Open Woodland/Grassland Photographed at Chisomo Farms in Central Province Zambia 0Zambia0

0.0000000.0000000
74221Vernonia amygdalina08 Jul 2014N Wightman
N Wightman Open Woodland/Grassland Growing naturally on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka 0Zambia1528C2C1290

-15.52154328.2665376
69751Walleria mackenziei21 May 2015N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Open woodland Cultivated at Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka from material collected at Kachubwa village, Katete District, Eastern Province Zambia 2Zambia1528C2 C1290

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

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74224Walleria nutans09 Dec 2015N Wightman
N Wightman Open Woodland/Grassland Cultivated at Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka from material collected near the old ZAF airport, Lilayi, Lusaka 2Zambia1528C2 C1290

Nodding flowers are often half hidden under the foliage

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74225Walleria nutans05 May 2016N Wightman
N Wightman Open Woodland/Grassland Cultivated at Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka from material collected near the old ZAF airport, Lilayi, Lusaka 2Zambia1528C2 C1290

Mature warty seeds and adventitious stem tuber on senescenced shoot.

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Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2018). Flora of Zambia: Records made by Nicholas Wightman.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/utilities/utility-display-records-by-person.php?person_id=383, retrieved 15 December 2018

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