Records made by Pieter Bester

Records: 29

The following is a list of the records made by Pieter Bester 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
108308Barleria spinulosa subsp. spinulosa12 Jun 2012P Bester
P Bester 11161 I Darbyshire PRE
BNRH
EOWBL
Gorongosa National Park, 11 km NNW from Condué and 33 km SW of Inhaminga, Nhamfisse/Zamambo Gorge.0Mozambique1834D2MS219

Herb 0.86 m tall with violet-blue flowers. Occasional.-x000D- Habitat: savanna on a limestone cliff-top. In level well-drained, stony gravel, in full sun. No biotic effect seen.

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108316Blepharis maderaspatensis10 Apr 2013P Bester
P Bester 11589 MH Steyn PRE
BNRH
Lumadi Forest area, ± 7.4 km SE of Matias and 26 km W of Bela Vista.0Mozambique2632A4M46

Herb, 0.30 m tall, stems erect. Petals white with blue striations. Occasional. Growing in level open woodland in well-drained sandy soil in full sun on a plain. Biotic effect: grazed.

-26.34413932.4009176
109870Crotalaria barnabassii09 Jun 2012P Bester
P Bester 11123 T Nkonki PRE
BNRH
EOWBL
Gorongosa National Park, Muzamba River Gorge, 23 km SW from Inhaminga and 86 km ENE from Gorongosa Town.0Mozambique1834D2MS226

Herb 0.24 m tall with yellow flowers. Rare.-x000D- Habitat: Grassland on a limestone plateau. In well-drained sand, in full sun. No biotic effect seen.

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108317Dicliptera carvalhoi subsp. carvalhoi15 Jun 2012P Bester
P Bester 11188 I Darbyshire K
PRE
BNRH
Chimanimani Mountains, ± 68 km WSW of Chimoio.0Mozambique1932B4MS1278

Herb 0.35 m tall. Flowers white with purple markings. Rare.-x000D- Habitat: Grassland on a NW-facing mountain slope. In well-drained sand, in full sun. Biotic effect: roadside.

-19.36785032.8606006
108518Diplorhynchus condylocarpon12 Jun 2012P Bester
P Bester 11167 P Bester PRE
BNRH
EOWBL
Gorongosa National Park, 7.8 km NNW from Condué and 36 km SW of Inhaminga, c. 7 km W of ranger's post near Condué.0Mozambique1834D2MS230

Tree 8 m tall; fruit brown with lighter "warty surface". Latex milky yellowish. Common.-x000D- Habitat: Open woodland on a plain. In well-drained sand, in full sun. No biotic effect seen.

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109807Euphorbia indica10 Jun 2012P Bester
P Bester 11129 RH Archer PRE
BNRH
EOWBL
Gorongosa National Park, Muzamba River Gorge, 23 km SW from Inhaminga and 86 km ENE from Gorongosa Town.0Mozambique1834D2MS233

Herb 0.24 m tall with yellow and cream-coloured flowers Occasional.-x000D- Habitat: Open shrubland on a limestone plateau. In well-drained sand, in full sun. No biotic effect seen.

-18.56388934.8687226
108528Holarrhena pubescens08 Jun 2012P Bester
P Bester 11109 P Bester PRE
BNRH
EOWBL
± 10 km SSW of Inhaminga and ± 100 km ENE of Gorongosa Town.0Mozambique1834B4MS285

Tree 2 m tall with green fruit. Occasional.-x000D- Habitat: In open woodland on a plain. In well-drained sand, in full sun. Biotic effect: roadside.

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108529Holarrhena pubescens13 Jun 2012P Bester
P Bester 11172 P Bester PRE
BNRH
EOWBL
Gorongosa National Park, 5 km NNW from Condué and 37 km SW of Inhaminga.0Mozambique1834D2MS308

Tree 4.2 m tall with green fruit. Occasional.-x000D- Habitat: Open woodland on the gentle NE-facing slope of a plain. In well-drained loam, in light shade. Biotic effect: roadside.

-18.68416934.8210866
108321Hypoestes forskaolii subsp. forskaolii10 Jun 2012P Bester
P Bester 11131 KB Vollesen PRE
BNRH
EOWBL
Gorongosa National Park, 4 km NNW of Conduè and 38 km SSW of Inhaminga.0Mozambique1834D2MS306

Herb 0.3 m tall; flowers white with purple markings. Growing in closed woodland in light shade on a plain. In well-drained loam. Occasional.

-18.69350034.8256116
108325Justicia monechmoides10 Jun 2012P Bester
P Bester 11130 KB Vollesen BNRH
Gorongosa National Park, 4 km NNW from Condué and 38 km SSW from Inhaminga, W of ranger's post.0Mozambique1834D2MS306

Herb 0.32 m tall with purple flowers Occasional.-x000D- Habitat: Closed Brachystegia woodland on a plain. In well-drained loam, in light shade. No biotic effect seen.

-18.69350034.8256116
110130Leucas glabrata09 Jun 2012P Bester
P Bester 11120 JJ Meyer PRE
BNRH
EOWBL
Gorongosa National Park, Muzamba River Gorge, 23 km SW from Inhaminga and 86 km ENE from Gorongosa Town.0Mozambique1834D2MS226

Herb 0.32 m tall with white flowers. Occasional.-x000D- Habitat: Open shrubland on a limestone plateau. In well-drained sand, in full sun. No biotic effect seen.

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112100Melhania acuminata var. acuminata09 Jun 2012P Bester
P Bester 11125 P Bester PRE
BNRH
EOWBL
Gorongosa National Park, Muzamba River Gorge, 23 km SW from Inhaminga and 86 km ENE from Gorongosa Town.0Mozambique1834D2MS226

Herb 0.32 m tall with yellow flowers and brown fruit. Abundant.-x000D- Habitat: Open shrubland on a limestone plateau. In well-drained sand, in full sun. Biotic effect: roadside.

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110669Microcoelia exilis12 Jun 2012P Bester
P Bester 11163 C Archer PRE
BNRH
EOWBL
Gorongosa National Park, 11 km NNW from Condué and 33 km SW of Inhaminga, Nhamfisse/Zamambo Gorge.0Mozambique1834D2 MS224

Epiphyte 0.08 m tall with white flowers growing on the bark of various trees including Teclea sp., Androstachys johnsonii and Euphorbia sp. Common.-x000D- Habitat: Open woodland on a limestone plateau, in light shade. No biotic effect seen.

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108327Neuracanthus africanus09 Jun 2012P Bester
P Bester 11114 JE Burrows PRE
BNRH
EOWBL
Gorongosa National Park, Muzamba River Gorge, 23 km SW from Inhaminga and 86 km ENE from Gorongosa Town.0Mozambique1834D2MS223

Suffrutex 0.26 m tall. Occasional.-x000D- Habitat: Open shrubland on a limestone cliff-top. In well-drained loam, in full sun. No biotic effect seen.

-18.56230634.8729176
111279Oldenlandia corymbosa var. caespitosa14 Jun 2012P Bester
P Bester 11180 JE Burrows PRE
BNRH
Catapu, ± 20 km NNE of Inhaminga and ± 28 km SSW of Caia.0Mozambique1835A1MS85

Herb 0.24 m tall; flowers pink to white. Occasional.-x000D- Habitat: Closed woodland on a plain. In well-drained sand, in light shade. Biotic effect: disturbed.

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108558Oncinotis tenuiloba09 Jun 2012P Bester
P Bester 11117 P Bester PRE
BNRH
EOWBL
Gorongosa National Park, Muzamba River Gorge, 23 km SW from Inhaminga and 86 km ENE from Gorongosa Town.0Mozambique1834D2MS233

Climber. Rare..-x000D- Habitat: Forest on a steep NE-facing slope of limestone gorge. In well-drained loam, in deep shade. No biotic effect seen.

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108328Phaulopsis imbricata subsp. imbricata15 Jun 2012P Bester
P Bester 11189 KB Vollesen BNRH
Chimanimani Mountains, ± 68 km WSW of Chimoio.0Mozambique1932B4MS1278

Herb 0.44 m tall. Flowers white. Rare.-x000D- Habitat: Grassland on a NE-facing mountain slope. In well-drained sand, in full sun. Biotic effect: roadside.

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108564Pleiocarpa pycnantha13 Jun 2012P Bester
P Bester 11174 P Bester PRE
BNRH
Levasflor, ± 19 km NE of Condué and ± 21 km SSW of Inhaminga.0Mozambique1834D2MS273

Resprouting at base after fire. Rare.-x000D- Habitat: Forest on a plain. In well-drained loam, in medium shade. Biotic effect: roadside.

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112277Rhoicissus revoilii11 Jun 2012P Bester
P Bester 11153 P Bester PRE
BNRH
EOWBL
Gorongosa National Park, 11 km NNW from Condué and 33 km SW of Inhaminga, Nhamfisse/Zamambo Gorge.0Mozambique1834D2MS225

Shrub 1.8 m tall. Occasional.-x000D- Habitat: Open woodland on a limestone plateau. In level well-drained sand, in full sun. No biotic effect seen.

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108576Saba comorensis11 Jun 2012P Bester
P Bester 11152 P Bester PRE
BNRH
EOWBL
Gorongosa National Park, 11 km NNW from Condué and 33 km SW of Inhaminga, Nhamfisse/Zamambo Gorge.0Mozambique1834D2MS161

Climber. Common.-x000D- Habitat: Forest in a limestone gorge. In level well-drained loam, in light shade. No biotic effect seen.

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108577Saba comorensis12 Jun 2012P Bester
P Bester 11157 P Bester PRE
BNRH
EOWBL
Gorongosa National Park, 11 km NNW from Condué and 33 km SW of Inhaminga, Nhamfisse/Zamambo Gorge.0Mozambique1834D2MS161

Climber with white, pleasantly and sweetly scented flowers; fruit green. Occasional.-x000D- Habitat: Forest on a limestone cliff-top. In level well-drained sand, in full sun. No biotic effect seen.

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108587Strophanthus courmontii11 Jun 2012JE Burrows
SM Burrows
M van der Bank
OG Maurin
P Bester
OG Maurin OM3958 JE Burrows BNRH
JRAU
EOWBL
Gorongosa National Park, close to start of Nhamfisse River Gorge0Mozambique1834D2MS217

UJ DNA No. UJ09263

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112121Strychnos madagascariensis18 Jun 2012P Bester
P Bester 11207 M Jordaan PRE
BNRH
Sunset Beach, 5 km S of Chidenguele.0Mozambique2434C3GI32

As Strychnos gerrardii in BMRH. Tree, 4 m tall; fruit glaucous green (pale green). Growing in campsite (street of dune), on coastal dune in disturbed open woodland on a N-facing slope. In well-drained sand, in full sun. Occasional.

-24.95713934.1894176
112144Strychnos madagascariensis15 Jun 2012P Bester
P Bester 11181 M Jordaan PRE
BNRH
Msikaba Lodge at Chicamba Dam, ± 41 km WNW of Chimoio.0Mozambique1933A1MS631

Tree 3.6 m tall. Growing in garden in front of Lodge Rooms. Occasional.-x000D- Habitat: Savanna on a plain. In well-drained sand, in full sun. Biotic effect: disturbed.

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112180Strychnos xantha13 Jun 2012P Bester
P Bester 11177 P Bester PRE
BNRH
Catapu, ± 20 km NNE of Inhaminga and ± 28 km SSW of Caia.0Mozambique1835A1 MS273

Tree, 4 m tall; fruit green; growing beside the road/railway in closed woodland on a plain. In full sun; in well-drained sand. Occasional.

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110365Turraea zambesica11 Jun 2012P Bester
P Bester 11151 M Jordaan PRE
BNRH
EOWBL
Gorongosa National Park, 11 km NNW of Conduè and 33 km SW of Inhaminga.0Mozambique1834D2 MS138

Tree 6 m tall with yellow fruit; seed orange. Growing in forest in limestone gorge in light shade. In well-drained loam. Occasional.

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108853Vernonia colorata subsp. colorata12 Jun 2012P Bester
P Bester 11170 PPJ Herman PRE
BNRH
EOWBL
Gorongosa National Park, 7.8 km NNW from Condué and 36 km SW of Inhaminga, c. 7 km W of ranger's post near Condué.0Mozambique1834D2MS248

Tree or shrub 4 m tall with purple disc flowers only - most plants just starting to flower. Occasional.-x000D- Habitat: Open woodland on a plain. In well-drained sand, in full sun. Biotic effect: roadside.-x000D- -x000D- J.E. Burrows has a photo of the same plant.

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110877Ziziphus abyssinica13 Jun 2012P Bester
P Bester 11175 M Jordaan PRE
BNRH
Catapu, ± 20 km NNE of Inhaminga and ± 28 km SSW of Caia.0Mozambique1835A1MS273

Tree 4.8 m tall; fruit green with yellow and reddish tinge. Growing on a plain in open woodland in full sun. In well-drained sand. Occasional.

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110880Ziziphus mauritiana17 Jun 2012P Bester
P Bester 11206 M Jordaan PRE
BNRH
3.7 km SSE of Pambarra and 16 km WSW of Vilanculos.0Mozambique2235A1GI24

Single-stemmed tree 4.5 m tall; flowers yellow-green; fruit green, growing between tar road and petrol station in open woodland in full sun. In well-drained sand. Occasional.

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-20

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2020). Flora of Zambia: Records made by Pieter Bester.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/utilities/utility-display-records-by-person.php?person_id=920, retrieved 2 December 2020

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