Records made by Tony Benn

Records: 31

The following is a list of the records made by Tony Benn 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
112886Acacia erioloba18 Jan 2020T Benn
T Benn Sedibeng Village0Botswana2525C1SE1179

iNaturalist record

112901Acacia erioloba02 Oct 2018T Benn
WA Roland BT Wursten Locality may be occasionally flooded after heavy rainLedumadum, North Gaborone0Botswana2425D2SE1025

iNaturalist record

108141Acacia nigrescens03 Dec 2018T Benn
T Benn Serowe0Botswana2226B3SE1118

iNaturalist record

108014Alectra orobanchoides02 Mar 2020T Benn
T Benn BT Wursten Growing underneath Catophractes shrubs. Serowe0Botswana2226B3SE1176

iNaturalist record

115485Blepharis maderaspatensis19 Apr 2009T Benn
T Benn BT Wursten North of Kgale Hill, Gaberone0Botswana2425D2SE1049

iNaturalist record

75022Chamaecrista absus29 Dec 2009T Benn
BT Wursten In open unused urban areaGaborone0Botswana2425D2SE1026

108134Cissus quadrangularis06 Mar 2019T Benn
T Benn rocky sides of riverSerowe0Botswana2226B3SE1145

iNaturalist record

75285Coronopus integrifolius08 Sep 2016T Benn
BT Wursten Damp area below a small lake in park. Soil always slightly wet due to seepage.Small park in Broadhurst, Extention 21, Gaborone.0Botswana2425D2 SE993

113806Denekia capensis07 Jan 2021T Benn
T Benn BT Wursten edge of pan. Ledumadumane Gaborone0Botswana2425D2SE1023

iNaturalist record About 15 small plants seen in a small area. They are about 10-20 cm tall.

112907Dichrostachys cinerea03 Jun 2020T Benn
T Benn BT Wursten Extension 19, Gaborone0Botswana2425D2SE1029

iNaturalist record

75281Drimia altissima12 Dec 2008T Benn
BT Wursten Open flat area on hillside.Serowe, Central District.0Botswana2226B3SE1176

Plants about 1.2m tall.

75302Euphorbia tirucalli15 Aug 2008T Benn
MA Hyde Near Serowe, Botswana1Botswana2226B3SE1130

"Though it has been used for hedging almost every yard in Serowe I have not seen mature trees here before" - Tony Benn, 9 September 2016

75980Glinus lotoides var. virens11 Jan 2009T Benn
BT Wursten In open rocky soil.Along Yacht Club access road, Gaborone Dam.0Botswana2425D2SE1001

75191Gnaphalium purpureum22 Aug 2016T Benn
BT Wursten Disturbed ground in residential area.Gaborone West.0Botswana2425D2SE1035

This species has apparently not been recorded from Botswana before.

76545Ipomoea bolusiana29 Jan 2017T Benn
BT Wursten In open wooded area.Along A1 opposite Extension 16, Gaborone.0Botswana2425D2SE1034

108085Jasminum stenolobum28 Dec 2019T Benn
T Van Der Merwe BT Wursten Serowe0Botswana2226B3SE1205

iNaturalist record

75318Limeum fenestratum var. fenestratum02 May 2010T Benn
BT Wursten On flat sandy soilGaborone0Botswana2425D2SE1030

Very common

75215 (cultivated)Macroptilium atropurpureum (cultivated)27 Mar 2010T Benn
BT Wursten Among shrubs by seasonal riverbed.Mmopane, Gaborone0Botswana2425D2SE1006

This appears to be a first record for Botswana as a naturalised species.

108207Scabiosa columbaria18 Jan 2020T Benn
BT Wursten Abundant in dark grey soil near riverSedibeng Village0Botswana2525C1SE1178

iNaturalist record

114431Schoenoplectus muricinux31 Mar 2021T Benn
C Archer Edge of water filled panLedumadumane Gaborone0Botswana2425D2SE1024

iNaturalist record

108092Sclerocarya birrea subsp. caffra04 Jan 2020T Benn
T Benn Serowe0Botswana2226B3SE1139

iNaturalist record

108093Sclerocarya birrea subsp. caffra11 Nov 2019T Benn
RH Archer A group of trees growing between rocksAt base of Kgale hill, Gaberone0Botswana2425D2SE1040

iNaturalist record

75205Sebaea pentandra var. burchellii11 Jul 2009T Benn
BT Wursten In open mineral rich grassy area that is seasonally waterlogged in summer. Serowe, Central District.0Botswana2226B3SE1144

75207Sebaea pentandra var. burchellii15 Aug 2008T Benn
BT Wursten Rocky riverbed on hillsideSerowe, Central District.0Botswana2226B3SE1157

75208Sebaea pentandra var. burchellii07 Jul 2009T Benn
BT Wursten Grassy area in dry winter that is seasonally wet in summer Serowe, Central District.0Botswana2226B3SE1129

75025Stenostelma capense12 Dec 2008T Benn
BT Wursten Near a seasonal river.Serowe, Central District0Botswana2226B3SE1103

Only one plant seen.

75965Stylosanthes fruticosa14 Dec 2001T Benn
BT Wursten Mahalapye0Botswana2326B2SE1035

113805Stylosanthes fruticosa07 Jan 2021T Benn
T Benn BT Wursten Edge of partly filled grassy pan after very good rainsLedumadumane Gaborone0Botswana2425D2SE1023

iNaturalist record

101810Tribulus terrestris13 Feb 2019BT Wursten
P Ballings
T Benn
BT Wursten T Van Der Merwe BT Wursten Very disturbed waste ground under treesFuel Station, Rumphi. 0Malawi1133B2N1072

113714Waltheria indica03 Dec 2020T Benn
T Benn BT Wursten Extension 15, Gaborone0Botswana2425D2SE1026

iNaturalist record

76546Zornia milneana29 Jan 2017T Benn
T Benn BT Wursten On open sandy soil.Near dry streambed between Extension 19 and Extension 16, Gaborone.0Botswana2425D2SE1025


Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Records made by Tony Benn., retrieved 31 January 2023

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