Records confirmed by Iain Darbyshire

Confirmations: 41

The following is a list of the records confirmed by Iain Darbyshire 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
59091Anisotes pubinervis22 Jun 2009M Coates Palgrave
M Coates Palgrave 758 MA Hyde M Coates Palgrave I Darbyshire TCT-CatapĂș
SandforestCatapĂș, Via Pungue, S side, Plot SAA2820Mozambique1835A1MS90

Suffrutex or groundcover, several patches on an otherwise more or less bare ground in the sandforest

-18.03406735.1891677
67009Anthospermum whyteanum29 Oct 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
J Timberlake
K Mutasa
BT Wursten BW1063 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
In crevices of large quartzite sandstone rocks Plateau above Mevumodzi Gorge, Eastern Chimanimani Mts 168
33
0Mozambique1933C3MS1242

Small shrublet up to 60 cm tall; densely covered in small overlapping whorls of needle-like leaves, densely greyish green hairy when young. Frequent throughout

-19.81063033.1044607
30271Barleria ameliae03 Mar 1995MA Hyde
M Silva-Jones
A MacNaughtan
MA Hyde 95.062.05 I Darbyshire K
Sanyati
29
0Zimbabwe1729C4QL488136C870

Flowers orange-yellow. In shade of prickly bush.

0.0000000.0000000
36972Barleria ameliae08 Jan 2010MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
MA Hyde 10.008.01 I Darbyshire Hb M A Hyde
Roadside mopane woodlandBy road from Sinamatella to Mandavu Dam, Hwange NP5
6
0Zimbabwe1826C2W940

Flowers orange-yellow

-18.58096026.3125907
49112Barleria crassa subsp. crassa11 Aug 1998MA Hyde
MA Hyde 98.223.10 MA Hyde I Darbyshire K
Summit ridge, Buchwa Mountain580Zimbabwe2030C2TN215176S1400

Common. Flowers purple.

0.0000000.0000006
51618Barleria spinulosa subsp. spinulosa23 Apr 2013BT Wursten
BT Wursten A Short LP Oliveira BW541 I Darbyshire I Darbyshire Tall miombo woodlandAlong track from Nhagutua Gorge to rangerpost, Gorongosa National Park, Cheringoma14
38
0Mozambique1834D2MS310

-18.70071034.8314707
51622Barleria spinulosa subsp. spinulosa22 Apr 2013BT Wursten
G Davies
BT Wursten G Davies A Short LP Oliveira BW518 I Darbyshire I Darbyshire Tall miombo woodlandAlong track from Nhagutua Gorge to rangerpost, Gorongosa National Park, Cheringoma14
38
0Mozambique1834D2MS300

-18.69464034.8230606
35458Barleria ventricosa13 May 2011BT Wursten
S Dondeyne
BT Wursten BW216 I Darbyshire BR
Rocky Brachystegia woodland with riverine influencesAlong path to Mt Binga near Nhamadzi River, lower Chimanimani Mts1680Mozambique1933C1MS725

-19.71345333.0355490
27871Brillantaisia pubescens25 Jul 2007BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten P Ballings PB794 I Darbyshire BR
Riverbank with Acacia xanthophloeaMuzikadzi River along road no5, Gorongosa National Park140Mozambique1834C4MS22

-18.91340034.3705837
61944Carex spicato-paniculata17 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
A Mapaura AM658B BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
Rocky quartzite sandstone slopeNorthern slopes between Mt Dombe and Mt Peza, Chimanimani Mts168
32
0Mozambique1933C1MS1473

-19.74497233.0157227
61927Coptosperma neurophyllum14 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
H Matimele HM2050 A Mapaura H Matimele I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
Rocky margins of the small river Near Nhabawa Village, lower Chimanimani Conservation Area.168
32
0Mozambique1933C1MS639

Shrub up to 4 m tall, green leaves, green immature fruits.

-19.70208333.0263617
59464Crassula vaginata17 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2236 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
Among grasses and boulders on quartzite sandstone rocks Northern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts 168
32
0Mozambique1933C1MS1642

Erect, unbranched, succulent herb c. 25 cm high; inflorescence a terminal corymbose head, brownish-red; flowers creamy-white. Only one specimen at this collection site but generally frequent in the area

-19.74274033.0133307
59591Crassula vaginata18 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2249 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
Among grasses in rocky monrtane grassland Opposite slope above valley below Mt Pheza, Chimanimani Mts 168
32
0Mozambique1933C1MS1713

Erect, unbranched, succulent herb up to 25 cm high; inflorescence a terminal corymbose head, brownish-red; flowers creamy-white. Common at collection site

-19.74196033.0102807
49104Dicliptera heterostegia09 Aug 1998MA Hyde
MA Hyde 98.221.14 MA Hyde I Darbyshire K
Abundant in cleared woodlandTokwe Gorge0Zimbabwe2030D2TN817065S640

Flowers purple, 2-lipped.

0.0000000.0000006
115019Dicliptera heterostegia29 Jun 2021BT Wursten
BT Wursten I Darbyshire Under shade of shrubs in riverine fringeMusicadze river at Muzimu camp. Gorongosa National Park140Mozambique1834C4MS29

-18.92809034.3608306
98316Dicliptera verticillata21 Aug 2018BT Wursten
BT Wursten I Darbyshire Disturbed roadside verge.Hysteria Lane, Area 3, Lilongwe2090Malawi1433B2C1039

-14.00846033.7662007
59360Diclis tenella17 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
J Hadj-Hammou JHH021 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
Growing under quartzite-sandstone cliff in deep shade Northwestern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts 168
32
0Mozambique1933C1MS1600

Creeping annual herb. Flr pale purple-whitish, axillary. Lvs hairy.

-19.74327833.0143617
40116Dyschoriste hildebrandtii06 Feb 2004BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten KB Vollesen I Darbyshire Margin of rocky miombo woodlandNyangombe Falls, Nyanga NP154,1550Zimbabwe1832B30E1600

-18.28474032.6803307
49098Elytraria acaulis04 Mar 1994MA Hyde
MA Hyde 2881 MA Hyde I Darbyshire K
Near gravel pit at 37.2 km on the road from Golden Valley to Sanyati
29
0Zimbabwe1829B1C990

Flowers white, exserted, star-like

-18.10901029.5134706
59173Galopina circaeoides16 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2215 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
Along path at somewhat disturbed forest margin Northern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts 168
32
0Mozambique1933C1MS1351

Slender delicate herb c. 45 cm high; inflorescence a diffuse large panicle; flowers minute greenish. Only one specimen seen

-19.74402033.0271707
59478Gerrardina eylesiana18 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2265 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
On a vertical bank in riverine vegetation by stream Valley below Mt Pheza, Chimanimani Mts 168
32
0Mozambique1933C1MS1663

Small, virgate woody shrub with long hanging branches up to 1.4 m long; leaves shiny, leathery, dark green, often red tinged; flowers minute, greenish-cream, in few-flowered axillary clusters on longish pedicels. Two specimens seen at collection site

-19.74227033.0084607
59432Heteromorpha arborescens var. montana20 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2274 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
Among large boulders on slope in quartzite grassland Plateau between Mt Nhamudimu and Mt Binga, Chimanimani Mts 168
32
0Mozambique1933C3MS1640

Small tree c. 4 m high; inflorescences in terminal, subglobose heads about 15-20 cm in diameter. Flowers greenish. Two specimens seen

-19.76560033.0789207
49093Hygrophila schulli12 Jul 1996MA Hyde
MA Hyde 96.194.01 MA Hyde I Darbyshire K
In dried-up vleiSanyati Communal Land
29
0Zimbabwe1729C4QL441120C860

Erect spiny plant (painful to walk through)

0.0000000.0000006
59524Ilex mitis var. mitis18 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2258 S Dondeyne I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
Along a rocky stream overhanging the water. Valley below Mt Pheza, Chimanimani Mts 168
32
0Mozambique1933C1MS1654

Small tree c. 5 m tall; leaves glossy dark green above, paler below with deep purple petioles; fruit c. 8 mm in diameter, orange-yellow often with red spots or tinge, together forming large clusters below the leaves. One specimen seen

-19.74176033.0082007
67186Keetia gueinzii02 Nov 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
BT Wursten BW1087 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
At margin of small rocky ridge of dense woody vegetation among quartzite sandstone rocksPlateau Southwest of Tsungudzi river crossing, Chimanimani Mts.168
33
0Mozambique1933C3MS1466

Scrambling/climbing shrub up to 3.5 m high, profusely flowering; flowers creamy-white, fragrant.

-19.82413033.1048007
37156Lepidagathis nemorosa Mar 2011C Bishop Fortescue
I Darbyshire Near Doma0Zimbabwe1630C4N0

0.0000000.0000002
113352Nelsonia canescens15 Oct 2020R Taylor
R Taylor I Darbyshire Kwedi East Okavango Community Trust, Okavango Delta.1640Botswana1922B2N964

iNaturalist record

-19.02403222.9859096
59523Oldenlandia rupicola var. rupicola17 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2245 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
In shade under quartzite sandstone rock Northwestern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts 168
32
0Mozambique1933C1MS1660

Decumbent to ascending herb; stems up to 30 cm long; flowers pale mauve

-19.74196033.0124807
61667Osyridicarpos schimperianus24 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
J Hadj-Hammou JHH062 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
Margin of forest patch in deep shade. Small valley North-east of Mt Binga, Chimanimani Mts 168
32
0Mozambique1933C3MS1712

Climber. Green stem. Creamy white flowers, tubular. Big green calyx. Black spots on leaves. Growing with Smilax.

-19.75858333.0960567
59312Otiophora scabra subsp. scabra16 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2217 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
Mistbelt Brachystegia tamarindoides woodland on rocky slope Northern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts 168
32
0Mozambique1933C1MS1352

One specimen seen at collection site but frequent in the area

-19.74460033.0309307
61889Otiophora scabra subsp. scabra16 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
A Mapaura AM646 A Mapaura I Darbyshire K
Growing in a crevice on the side of a quartzite sandstone rock. The habitat received afternoon to late afternoon sun. On northern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts. 168
32
0Mozambique1933C1MS1354

A strggling plant with lilac flowers. Only one plant was seen at this locality.

-19.74350033.0278337
59175Peddiea africana16 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2214 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
Understorey of evergreen forest Northern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts 168
32
0Mozambique1933C1MS1350

Shrub c. 1.6 m high; leaves shiny dark green; flowers in terminal umbellate heads, green; calyx long tubular, ribbed; petals absent. One specimen seen in collection site; occasional in suitable habitat in the area

-19.74393033.0291907
74713Pelargonium luridum28 Oct 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
J Timberlake
J Timberlake JT6020 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
Grassland on moderately deep schistose soil. Mevumodzi River Valley, eastern Chimanimani Mts.168
33
0Mozambique1933C3MS1240

Herb to 40cm. Tuber reddish inside. Leaves palmately lobed. Terminal head of spreading white flowers, with tinge of pink. Locally common.

-19.79286133.1353897
61674Psychotria zombamontana17 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele HM2070 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
At base of quartzite sandstone block on cliffs Northwestern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts 168
32
0Mozambique1933C1MS1716

Shrub up to 2 m tall, green small leaves, greyish bark, fruits green. Leaves small and leathery, probably due to exposed habit of this specimen.

-19.74166733.0104447
40811Rhinacanthus zambesiacus01 Dec 2007BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten P Ballings PB1015 BT Wursten I Darbyshire BR
Roadside at miombo woodlandAlong road from EN1 to entrance gate Gorongosa National Park0Mozambique1834C3MS153

-18.93481734.1383507
74704Rhipsalis baccifera28 Oct 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
J Timberlake
J Timberlake JT6017 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
In crevices of large quartzite sandstone boulders. Mevumodzi River valley, Eastern Chimanimani Mts168
33
0Mozambique1933C3MS1271

Succulent herb, no leaves. Fruits small, green.

-19.78966733.1349177
61720Rhynchosia monophylla18 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
J Timberlake JT5968 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
Tussock grassland on edge of Uapaca woodland. Slopes of Mt Dombe, Chimanimani mountains, Sussundenga Dist.168
32
0Mozambique1933C1MS1416

Trailing herb under garsses, rooting at nodes. Leaves trifoliate. Flowers axillary, mostly solitary. Standard yellow with red veins, lips bright red. Locally common

-19.74441733.0196677
98718Ruellia prostrata07 Jan 2009MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
C Sharp
BT Wursten I Darbyshire Riverine vegetation.Ruia River, Kariba.0Zimbabwe1628D2N500

-16.54217028.9673307
59024Spermacoce subvulgata var. subvulgata14 Apr 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
P Ballings
J Timberlake
J Hadj-Hammou
H Matimele
BT Wursten P Ballings PB2186 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
On a cliff above a river in rocky miombo woodland Path along Nhamadzi River, lower Chimanimani Conservation Area168
32
0Mozambique1933C1MS732

Erect annual herbs up to 30 cm high; flowers white. Numerous specimens at collecting site.

-19.71282033.0354107
74809Thesium whyteanum02 Nov 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
A Mapaura AM731 BT Wursten I Darbyshire SRGH
K
BR
LMA
Growing between quartzite rocks in grassland. Near steep drop above river flowing from Bakoramambo towards Mubvumodzi, Chimanimani mountains. 168
33
0Mozambique1933C3MS1434

Plant 50 cm tall with white flowers. Arises from ground as one stem that branches after c. 20 cm. Few plants seen.

-19.82882033.1045507
89334Vernonia cinerea var. cinerea23 Apr 2013BT Wursten
BT Wursten A Short LP Oliveira BW540 I Darbyshire I Darbyshire Tall miombo woodlandAlong track from Nhagutua Gorge to rangerpost, Gorongosa National Park, Cheringoma14
38
0Mozambique1834D2MS310

-18.70071034.8314707


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Malawi: Records confirmed by Iain Darbyshire.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/utilities/utility-display-confirmations-by-person.php?person_id=325, retrieved 7 December 2021

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