Records determined by Aiyambo

Determinations: 2

The following is a list of the records determined by Aiyambo 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
93272Scleria longispiculata10 Apr 2014E Tjiteere
E Tjiteere 14/ch-15 D Aiyambo WIND
Occurs in open woodland on flat depression/pan. Growing in seasonally waterlogged clay, in full sun. Biotic effect: recently burnt.Caprivi, Mukwe District: Bwabwata National Park - East, Chetto village. South of Trans Caprivi Highway, along a dry river bed.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D30

Perennial sedge, 1 m high. Leaves blue-green, leaf blade and sheath hairy. Seeds are covered in pale whitish pocket. Roots pale rust-brown in colour, are connected underground by rhizomes.

93283Trachyandra arvensis09 Apr 2014E Tjiteere
E Tjiteere 14/ch-19 D Aiyambo WIND
Common to abundant in woodland savanna on flat plain. Growing in well-drained sandy soil, in full sun. Biotic effect: road/rail side and recently burnt.Caprivi, Mukwe District: Bwabwata National Park - East, Chetto village, south of Trans Caprivi Highway.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D30

Annual herb, 70 cm high. Stem green, round, hollow, seems lying flat on the ground, stems very small often buried in ground, brown to dark grey. Leaves are soft, dark to shining green. Flowers small, yellow, with finger-like petals. Pedicel is branched and the seeds develop at end of branched pedicel. Fruit are dark green, round balls.


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: Records determined by Aiyambo., retrieved 4 July 2022

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