Records determined by Nicholas Wightman

Determinations: 62

The following is a list of the records determined by Nicholas Wightman 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
112312Biophytum abyssinicum07 May 2020N Wightman
P Sichone
R Williams
G Phiri
N Wightman P Sichone R Williams G Phiri NCW270 N Wightman UZL
NDO
Escarpment Brachystegia woodland Nsumbu National Park; Nsama Distr., Northern Province 1080Zambia0830C2N946

Growing in rocky escarpment Brachystegia woodland in sandy to sandy loam soils

-8.66146030.3779806
112314Blepharis maderaspatensis05 Jun 2020N Wightman
P Sichone
N Wightman P Sichone NCW392 N Wightman UZL
NDO
Open patches of Itigi thicket Nsumbu National Park; Nsama Distr., Northern Province 1080Zambia0830C2 N883

Growing in small open/deciduous patches within Itigi thicket in sandy loam soil

6
114984Blepharis tenuiramea14 May 2021N Wightman
N Wightman NCW617 N Wightman NY
NDO
Miombo woodland Lilayi Lodge, Lusaka District, Lusaka 0Zambia1528C2 C1293

Growing amid grasses in sandy loam soil

6
112315Boscia mossambicensis04 Jun 2020N Wightman
P Sichone
N Wightman P Sichone NCW345 N Wightman UZL
NDO
Savannah grasslands Nsumbu National Park; Nsama Distr., Northern Province 1080Zambia0830D1N780

Growing in open, hot areas of savannah grassland in sandy loam soils

-8.60569030.5169406
74186Ceropegia purpurascens05 May 2016N Wightman
N Wightman Open Woodland/Thicket Growing naturally on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka 0Zambia1528C2 C1290

Tubers appear to be stoloniferous in habit

6
69732Ceropegia stenantha25 May 2015N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Thicket Cultivated from material existing on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka.2Zambia1528C2 C1290

The fleshy roots emerge from a short rhizome

5
100549Chlorophytum galpinii var. matabelense05 Feb 2018N Wightman
B Bytebier
N Wightman Rocky outcrop in soil pocket By dining area of Mutinondo Lodge, Mpika Distr., Muchinga Province 1160Zambia1231A4N1458

-12.45493331.2914066
74187Chlorophytum longifolium13 Jan 2007N Wightman
N Wightman Open Woodland/Grassland By the old ZAF airport near Lilayi 0Zambia1528C2C1307

Clumped habit

-15.51183428.3254386
74188Chlorophytum longifolium17 Jan 2016N Wightman
N Wightman Open Woodland/Grassland Cultivated at Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka from material collected near the old ZAF airport, Lilayi, Lusaka 2Zambia1528C2C1290

Single habit

-15.52154328.2665376
107816Clerodendrum ternatum12 Dec 2019N Wightman
N Wightman Rocky miombo woodland Along Mulungushi River, Chibombo Distr., Central Province 0Zambia1428D4C562

-14.80014028.8919856
114786Commiphora glandulosa03 Feb 2021N Wightman
I Miller
N Wightman I Miller NCW438 N Wightman NY
NDO
Rocky outcrop in miombo woodland Lilayi Lodge, Lusaka District, Lusaka 0Zambia1528C2 C1298

Growing on periphery of large rocky outcrop of miombo woodland in sandy loam soil

6
114787Commiphora glandulosa18 Feb 2021N Wightman
I Miller
N Wightman I Miller NCW438 N Wightman NY
NDO
Rocky outcrop in miombo woodland Lilayi Lodge, Lusaka District, Lusaka 0Zambia1528C2 C1298

Growing on periphery of large rocky outcrop of miombo woodland in sandy loam soil

6
108031Crinum subcernuum21 Jan 2020N Wightman
N Wightman Riverine bank floodplain Lumbo Forest Reserve, Kasama Distr., Northern Province 0Zambia1030B2 N1266

Growing on flood prone riverbanks along the Lukulu R. in sandy to clayish soils

6
107820Dipcadi glaucum12 Dec 2019N Wightman
N Wightman Flat sandy riverside flood plain Along Mulungushi River, Chibombo Distr., Central Province 0Zambia1428D4C544

-14.80002028.8950496
107821Dipcadi glaucum13 Jan 2020N Wightman
N Wightman Flat sandy riverside flood plain Along Mulungushi River, Chibombo Distr., Central Province 0Zambia1428D4C544

-14.80002028.8950496
105773Drimia sanguinea09 Sep 2019N Wightman
N Wightman Collected from disturbed woodland being cleared for agriculture growing in sandy loam Cultivated at Dabuyu Farms 2Zambia1528C2C1290

-15.53000028.3040005
105774Drimia sanguinea14 Aug 2019N Wightman
N Wightman Collected in undisturbed open miombo woodland on Kalahari sand on road to Kalengwa Mine, North-Western Province Cultivated at Dabuyu Farms 2Zambia1528C2C1290

Original location:Lat:-13.306722, Long:25.086128 Zambian prov. Nw, Altitude:1190

-15.53000028.3040005
106637Gladiolus dalenii subsp. dalenii29 Apr 2019N Wightman
N Wightman Grown in open grassland in sandy loam soil Lilayi, Lusaka Distr., Lusaka Province 2Zambia1528C2 C1265

Cultivated at Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka

6
116046Gladiolus dalenii subsp. dalenii01 Mar 2007N Wightman
N Wightman Grassland Dabuyu Farms, Lilayi, Lusaka Distr., Lusaka Province 0Zambia1528C2 C1265

Growing naturally on Dabuyu Farms, Lusaka Distr., Lusaka Province

6
116047Gladiolus dalenii subsp. dalenii26 Dec 2006N Wightman
N Wightman Grassland Dabuyu Farms, Lilayi, Lusaka Distr., Lusaka Province 0Zambia1528C2 C1265

Growing naturally on Dabuyu Farms, Lusaka Distr., Lusaka Province

6
116048Gladiolus dalenii subsp. dalenii22 Mar 2015N Wightman
N Wightman Grassland Shantumbu Rd., Lilayi, Lusaka Disr., Lusaka Province 2Zambia1528C2 C1265

Cultivated at Dabuyu Farms from material collected on Shantumbu Rd., Lilayi, Lusaka Province

6
72533Grewia pachycalyx17 Jan 2016N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Open Woodland/Grassland Growing naturally on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka 0Zambia1528C2C1290

Flowers usually open singulary on each branch.

-15.53000028.3040005
101712Habenaria kilimanjari11 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman Moist edge of inundated grassland in sandy loam soilNyikongola dambo, Chimwishi area, Mwinilunga Distr., North-Western Province 0Zambia1124D1 W1432

Tubers of this species are possibly used in the preparation of a local Zambian dish called Chikanda with wild populations threatened by overharvesting.

6
106311Habenaria kilimanjari11 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW120 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NDO
NU
Drier upper edges of a wet, inundated grassland growing in sandy to sandy loam soil Medium-sized dambo (Nyikongola dambo) c. 16 km E of Mwinilunga
58
0Zambia1124D1 W1432

6
114995Hermannia quartiniana13 Feb 2021N Wightman
N Wightman NCW455 N Wightman NDO
Miombo woodland Lilayi Lodge, Lusaka District, Lusaka 0Zambia1528C2C1304

Growing in exposed rocky outcrops amid grasses in sandy soil

-15.53355028.3389206
72536Hibiscus ovalifolius22 Feb 2007N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Open Woodland/Grassland Chisomo Farms in Central Province 0ZambiaC0

Plant found growing near a seepage area by farm roadside

0.0000000.0000000
74203Hibiscus ovalifolius07 Mar 2016N Wightman
N Wightman Open Woodland Growing naturally on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka 0Zambia1528C2C1290

-15.52154328.2665376
112590Hypoestes forskaolii subsp. forskaolii06 May 2020N Wightman
P Sichone
R Williams
G Phiri
N Wightman P Sichone R Williams G Phiri NCW264 N Wightman UZL
Miombo woodland Nsumbu National Park; Nsama Distr., Northern Province 1080Zambia0830C2N980

Growing in miombo woodland in sandy loam soils

-8.65762030.3897106
72537Kalaharia uncinata10 Aug 2012N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Open Woodland/Grassland Growing naturally on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka 0Zambia1528C2C1290

-15.53000028.3040005
116854Kosteletzkya buettneri27 Feb 2022N Wightman
B Bytebier
SD Johnson
N Wightman Riverside dambo grassland Saise Valley, Kalambo Farm, Mbala Distr., Northern Province 0Zambia0931B1N1553

Growing in submerged sections of riverside dambo

-9.08628631.5008776
114789Lannea edulis var. edulis01 Oct 2020N Wightman
N Wightman Miombo woodland Lazy-J Ranch, Lusaka Distr., Lusaka Province 0Zambia1528A4C1331

Growing in miombo woodland in sandy clay loam soils

-15.49634128.4614376
116885Lapeirousia caudata03 Jan 2022N Wightman
B Bytebier
SD Johnson
N Wightman B Bytebier SD Johnson NCW754b N Wightman UZL
NDO
Sand dune Lake Bangweulu, Samfya Distr., Luapula Province 1120Zambia1129B3 N1185

Growing on upper reached of sand dune among Crinum papilllosum and Trachyandra arvensis

6
101799Ludwigia abyssinica07 Mar 2019N Wightman
N Wightman Wet dambo in black muck soil Chimpempe, Kawambwa Distr., Luapula Province 0Zambia0929C2N1192

-9.55205629.4463056
74212Maerua juncea subsp. juncea06 Aug 2012N Wightman
N Wightman Open Woodland/Thicket At Munga Lodge in Livingstone 0Zambia1725D4S898

-17.87918725.8601016
112304Merremia pinnata23 Jan 2020N Wightman
K Mulenga
K Kangungu
N Wightman Rocky riverine grassland Mweshi area, Mwense Distr., Luapula Province 0Zambia1028D1N1062

Growing in riverside grassland and sprawling over rocky outcrops

-10.67712428.7480566
112305Merremia pinnata09 May 2020N Wightman
N Wightman Dry grassland Nsumbu National Park; Nsama Distr., Northern Province 0Zambia0830D1N872

Growing in dry disturbed rocky grassland beside the Nkamba airstrip in Nsumbu National Park

-8.60677430.5548296
101804Orthochilus walleri05 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman Margin of undisturbed miombo woodland and dambo in sandy loam soil Kanyamfimbolo Village area, Lufwanyama Distr., Copperbelt Province 0Zambia1227C4 W1214

6
106276Orthochilus walleri05 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW79 N Wightman K
NDO
NU
Grassland patches in open woodland in full sun growing with Disa welwitschii subsp. welwitschii and tall grasses in clay to clay loam soils Grassy area approx. 1 hectare in size, c. 2 km south of M18 between Kitwe and Lufwanyama
58
0Zambia1227C4 W1217

6
112594Panicum heterostachyum06 May 2020N Wightman
P Sichone
R Williams
G Phiri
N Wightman P Sichone R Williams G Phiri NCW251 N Wightman UZL
Itigi thicket Nsumbu National Park; Nsama Distr., Northern Province 1080Zambia0830C2N1070

Growing in dense shade of Itigi thicket in sandy loam to clay loam soils

-8.67139030.3953806
101815Parinari capensis subsp. capensis11 Feb 2018N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman Road verge in gravel soil Bangweulu Wetlands, Samfya Distr., Luapula Province 1120Zambia1229B2N1167

-12.08826229.7517126
114820Paropsia brazzeana23 Mar 2021N Wightman
I Kabinda
M Chola
M Walubita
N Wightman I Kabinda M Chola M Walubita NCW549 N Wightman NY
NDO
Open scrubland on Kalahari sand Sikota Village, Namilangi, Nkyema Distr., Western Province 0Zambia1425C3B1183

-14.80389025.0400406
101816Pleiotaxis antunesii18 Oct 2018N Wightman
N Wightman Disturbed miombo woodland in sandy loam soil Near Munshimbwe Rapids, Munshimbwe area, Mporokoso Distr., Northern Province 0Zambia0929D2N1285

-9.61638829.9773926
74214Plumbago zeylanica23 May 2015N Wightman
N Wightman Open Woodland/Thicket Along a village path near Chipepo village close to Lake Kariba 0Zambia1627D4S491

-16.82363827.8599226
116988Rhynchosia sublobata30 Mar 2022N Wightman
M Lufungulo
N Wightman M Lufungulo NCW766 N Wightman UZL
NDO
Railway track Ngwerere, Lusaka Distr., Lusaka Province 0Zambia1528A4C1179

-15.31678428.3234856
69738Scadoxus multiflorus subsp. multiflorus21 May 2015N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Open woodland Cultivated from material existing on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka. 2Zambia1528C2 C1290

Old bulbs have a rhizomatous nature as they grow from which sometimes offset bulbs can develop.

5
69739Scadoxus multiflorus subsp. multiflorus07 Dec 2015N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Open woodland Cultivated from material existing on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka. 2Zambia1528C2 C1290

The blooms of Scadoxus multiflorus subsp. multiflorus being pollinated by a species of sunbird.

5
112598Senna obtusifolia04 Jun 2020N Wightman
P Sichone
N Wightman P Sichone NCW341 N Wightman UZL
NDO
Savannah grasslands Nsumbu National Park; Nsama Distr., Northern Province 1080Zambia0830D1N770

-8.59551030.5263206
114828Sesamum alatum17 Mar 2021N Wightman
I Kabinda
M Chola
M Mukelabai
N Wightman I Kabinda M Chola M Mukelabai NCW558 N Wightman NDO
Ruderal area among short grasses and forbs on Kalahari sand Mukamba Village, Luena, Kaoma Distr., Western Province 0Zambia1424D4B0

-14.85619024.7527206
114829Sesamum calycinum subsp. baumii10 Mar 2021N Wightman
I Kabinda
M Chola
N Musiya
N Wightman I Kabinda M Chola N Musiya NCW534 N Wightman NDO
Open scrubland on Kalaharia sand Amos Village, Kakanda, Kaoma Distr., Western Province 0Zambia1424D4B1160

-14.77201024.9388506
112599Setaria sphacelata07 May 2020N Wightman
P Sichone
R Williams
G Phiri
N Wightman Riverine woodland Nsumbu National Park; Nsama Distr., Northern Province 1080Zambia0830C2N992

Growing in small soil pockets and crevices of rocky riverine stream bed

-8.66522530.3791636
69743Stylochaeton puberulus16 Aug 2012N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Open woodland Cultivated from material existing on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka 2Zambia1528C2C1290

The infructescence develops just under the soil surface and when ripe, the berries detach easily and have a sweet fruity aroma

-15.53000028.3040005
69744Stylochaeton puberulus20 Oct 2015N Wightman
MG Bingham N Wightman Open woodland Cultivated from material existing on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka. 2Zambia1528C2C1290

The numerous fleshy roots emerge from a short vertical rhizome (the inflorescence is unusally elongated from growing in a mounded vegetable row)

-15.53000028.3040005
116989Stylosanthes fruticosa04 Jan 2022N Wightman
M Lufungulo
N Wightman M Lufungulo NCW771 N Wightman UZL
NDO
Railway track Nyama area, Kabwe Distr., Central Province 0Zambia1428C2C1181

Growing on rail line track bed beside the rails in ballast gravel

-14.66060828.3492456
115541Talinum tenuissimum12 Dec 2019N Wightman
A Nyundo
M Alexander
N Wightman Woodland Nambuti area, Chibombo Distr., Central Province 0Zambia1428D4C540

Growing in patches of woodland floor in floodplain prone area of Mulungshi river tributary stream

-14.80649328.8964376
114797Tephrosia acaciifolia08 Feb 2021N Wightman
N Wightman NCW446 N Wightman NDO
NU
Miombo woodland Lilayi Lodge, Lusaka District, Lusaka 0Zambia1528C2C0

Growing in open areas of miombo woodland in sandy loam soils

-15.53998228.3459436
117004Trachyandra arvensis28 Feb 2022N Wightman
B Bytebier
SD Johnson
N Wightman B Bytebier SD Johnson NCW754a N Wightman UZL
NDO
Sand dune Lake Bangweulu, Samfya Distr., Luapula Province 1120Zambia1129B3N1185

Growing on upper reached of sand dune among Crinum papilllosum and Lapeirousia caudata

-11.34811229.5590726
107833Tricliceras glanduliferum11 Dec 2019N Wightman
N Wightman Rocky miombo woodland Along Mulungushi River, Chibombo Distr., Central Province 0Zambia1428D4C536

-14.80272628.8962466
74221Vernonia amygdalina08 Jul 2014N Wightman
N Wightman Open Woodland/Grassland Growing naturally on Dabuyu Farms, Plot 67, Farm 401a Lilayi, Lusaka 0Zambia1528C2C1290

-15.52154328.2665376
117005Vernonia rosenii27 Feb 2022N Wightman
B Bytebier
SD Johnson
N Wightman Lightly wooded seepage dambo grassland Saise Valley, Kalambo Farm, Mbala Distr., Northern Province 0Zambia0931A2N1591

-9.06866231.4806676
116990Vigna oblongifolia var. oblongifolia29 Mar 2022N Wightman
M Lufungulo
N Wightman M Lufungulo NCW763b N Wightman UZL
NDO
Railway track Shimabala area, Kafue Distr., Lusaka Province 0Zambia1528C1C1087

Growing on rail line track bed between the rails in ballast gravel

-15.67565628.2485486
114800Ximenia caffra var. caffra10 Oct 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Wightman Miombo woodland Lilayi Lodge, Lusaka District, Lusaka 0Zambia1528C2C0

Growing in miombo woodland in sandy clay loam soils

-15.53479028.3452106
114832Xylopia tomentosa16 Mar 2021N Wightman
I Kabinda
M Chola
M Mukelabai
N Wightman I Kabinda M Chola M Mukelabai NCW555 N Wightman NY
NDO
Degraded miombo woodland margin along rocky ledge Makandauko Village, Luena, Kaoma Distr., Western Province 0Zambia1424D3B0

-14.86275024.7490706


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 Nicholas Wightman.
https://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/utilities/utility-display-determinations-by-person.php?person_id=383, retrieved 2 July 2022

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