Boscia mossambicensis Klotzsch

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Caprivi records: View all records (73)

Records of this taxon from Caprivi are shown in the table below. Cases where the taxon is native, naturalised, possibly planted or definitely planted are all listed.

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Record number No of images Record date Recorder(s) Coll. Det. Conf. Herbaria Habitat Location Loc code(s) Outing code Planted code Country QDS Grid ref. FZ Div Alt. (m) Notes Lat Long Loc Acc Code
93868021 Jun 2007PF Horn
PF Horn
Not known
MM Hochobes

Caprivi: Next to tar road, among other trees on an anthill. 1741.036'S 2404.223'E0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C1 0Shrub; Notes: Small shrub, about 60-100 cm high. Multi-stemmed. Remnants of flowers. Fruit spherical, 1 cm, green when unripe.-17.68389024.0702805
93812005 Mar 2003CJH Hines
CJH Hines
C Mannheimer

Caprivi: About 65 km east of Koupla on main Katima road.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1723D2 950Shrub; Notes: Shrub, up tp 1.5 m high. No flowers or fruit. Leaves tough leathery, hairless, with stiff bristle on end. Common. Area of open mopane woodland. Soil clay loams.-17.73306023.9086105
94799009 Nov 2001BA Curtis
BA Curtis
C Mannheimer
BA Curtis

Caprivi: Impalila Island.2080Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1725C3 930150 cm high; Shrub; Notes: Shrub, 150 cm tall. Stems: dark green. Younger stems straw-coloured with longitudinal grooves or green striations. Leaves: large, leathery, bristle tipped. Fruit: spherical, pale red, short androgynophore, persistent sepals 4.-17.78330025.2075005
94602025 Feb 2001BA Curtis
BA Curtis

Caprivi: Site B3, next to tarred road.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D3 0Shrub; Notes: Low, very woody shrub on termite mound, 80 cm high. Leaves with bristle tip. Discolorous. Stems dark brown and brittle. Growing in shade. Burkea woodland.-17.77611024.5969404
93960007 Jun 2000CJH Hines
CJH Hines


Caprivi: About 30 km south of Katima Mulilo.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C2 930Shrub; Notes: Area of heavy loams. Vegetation dominated by tall mopane and annual grasses. Shrub up to 1.2 high. Growing on side of termite mound. Scarce in area. Bark grey brown and rough. Leaves with distinct fine (mucro) tip. Flowers terminal, pale, whitish green. Smell musty, no perfume. Many hemipterans on flowering heads.-17.73889024.3566705

Total records found: 5

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Caprivi: Species information: Records of: Boscia mossambicensis., retrieved 7 July 2022

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