Withania somnifera (L.) Dunal

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Records of this taxon from all countries 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
105970003 Sep 2019MA Hyde
MA Hyde
RoadsideBorrowdale Road, Harare10Zimbabwe1731C3 C1534Single plant-17.77892531.0854087
92200405 Feb 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Disturbed roadside vergeC8 between Katima Mulilo and Kongola at turn-off to Kaenda
0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1723D2 956-17.71548023.9642607
76990030 Jan 2014BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
In gravelly soils along vertical rock face.Maleme Dam, Matobo National Park.19,1700Zimbabwe2028D1 W1256-20.54717028.5032207
50724005 Jan 2013MA Hyde
BT Wursten
M Coates Palgrave
P Ballings
Edge of garden; grassy disturbed habitat with wattle and pine.Silver Mist cottage, near Troutbeck155
0Zimbabwe1832B2 E2010-18.17866032.8189007
38474408 Jan 2012MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Amongst rocksUpper part of Hill Complex, Great Zimbabwe62
0Zimbabwe2030B4 S1190-20.26747030.9340307
34330004 Jan 2011BT Wursten
P Ballings
Open grass and bracken scrub areas around the edge of the waterSmall Bridge Dam
0Zimbabwe1832D4 E1542-18.76315032.7509407
112045020 Nov 2010JE Burrows
SM Burrows
JE Burrows
SM Burrows
JE Burrows

Near Catuane, ca 10 km on road to Salamanga.0Mozambique2632C4 M25Ñ 1 m tall herbaceous shrub; in degraded Acacia xanthophloea woodland on sandy clay soils.-26.84777832.3280566
27560014 Jan 2010MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Roadside, disturbed groundSouth of Kadoma
0Zimbabwe1829B4 C1150-18.35743029.8866500
27168009 Jan 2010MA Hyde
BT Wursten
P Ballings
Disturbed grassy areaDeteema Dam Hide5
0Zimbabwe1826C1 W980-18.67371026.1466200
19995023 Dec 2007MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Amongst large rocky boulders in woodlandMaleme Dam camp19,170
0Zimbabwe2028D1 PH571271W13100
93405021 Jan 2005S Bartsch
MM Hochobes
S Kruger
ES Klaassen
S Bartsch
S Rügheimer

Caprivi: Caprivi Strip, Omega 3 base camp.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D4 9941.2 m high; Shrub; Notes: Lax spreading shrub, 1.2 m high. Leaves alternate, large ovate, thinly textured, dark green, margins entire. Stems erect, round, green, sparsely hairy. Berries in dense axillary clusters, sub-sessile, red, fleshy and enclosed in a papery inflated calyx, like a gooseberry. Growing in partial shade under a tree.-17.85667022.9105605
1202206 Nov 2004MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Disturbed groundRoadside verge, Borrowdale Common, near bridge1,80Zimbabwe1731C3 TR947352C15000
1204127 Sep 2004MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Near lake edgeBushman's Point, Lake Chivero0Zimbabwe1730D4 TR707177C13600
14851031 Jan 2000MA Hyde
M Silva-Jones
A MacNaughtan
Woodland at base of ChioreMapor Estate, Odzi130Zimbabwe1932A2 VP374931E9900
300080 May 1955OB Miller
OB Miller

In shady woodlandFarm Besna Kobila, Matopos570Zimbabwe2028B3 W14303.5ft herb growing gregariously. Flowers: green-yellow. [See note 16]0
230030 Thestor survey area1,80Zimbabwe1731C3 C00

Total records found: 16

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: Withania somnifera.
https://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/species-display.php?species_id=150500, retrieved 16 August 2022

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