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.

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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 tettensis10 Jun 2012P Bester
BT Wursten 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.

-18.49113934.9908336
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
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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108325Meiosperma 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.

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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.

-18.03994435.2020286
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.

-18.63191734.8088896
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.

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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, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Records made by Pieter Bester.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/utilities/utility-display-records-by-person.php?person_id=920, retrieved 20 April 2024

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