Aeschynomene cristata Vatke
var. cristata

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Caprivi records: View all records (4)

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
91907903 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Seasonall flooded grassy panAlong D3508 Kalimbeza road
0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C2 941-17.55537024.4905207
94555009 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs
FM Chase (née Crawford)

Caprivi: Nsundwa ?: S. of Schuckmannsburg:- marshy plain along river.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D2 0Slender shrub, up to 2.5 m high. Stem slender, erect, unbranched, green, terete with dense indumentum (scabrid yellow hairs with red-brown podia). Leaves alternate, paripinnately decompound; stipules paired, broadly deltoid, apex acute, brown, membranous; petiole 1 cm long, characters as for stem; rachis as for petiole; lamina lanceolate, somewhat falcate, up to 12 x 1.5 cm; pinna ovate, 8 x 2 mm, apex apiculate, base oblique, margin entire, glabrous, subsessile, tend to fold closed along rhachis. Flowers large, showy, 35 mm in diameter, borne in axillary racemes; peduncle : 15 cm, characters as for petiole; pedicel 1-2 cm long. Petals golden yellow to orange. Sepals 5, green, broadly ovate, pubescent. Stamens and stigma not well exerted. Fruit: a pod, up to 100 x 6 mm, flattened, slightly falcate, apex apiculate, clearly constricted between seeds so as to appear segmented, glabrous.-17.62500024.8750004
92686024 Dec 1958DJB Killick
OA Leistner
3075DJB Killick
OA Leistner


c. 7 km from Katima on road to Lisikili0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C2 (QDS approximate)950Cited in Flora Zambesiaca volume 3 part 6: 74 (2000)2

Total records found: 3

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Caprivi: Species information: Records of: Aeschynomene cristata., retrieved 7 February 2023

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