Records determined by Paul Wilkin

Determinations: 7

The following is a list of the records determined by Paul Wilkin 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
81891Dioscorea cochleari-apiculata09 Mar 1997DK Harder
DK Harder 3974 P Wilkin K
Collections in roadside, degraded miombo on micaceous soils.Choma District; ca. 38.2 km N on M11 of intersection Choma-Namwala Road and Choma-Lusaka Roads, ca. 5.6 km S of Ngonga stream. 0Zambia1626B4S1200

Frequent; climber want-to-be to sprawling; fruits in pendulous clusters (to 30 cm long); triangular (x.s.) fruits, dull green with light brown hair; minute black tipped spines on stems and petioles.

109588Dioscorea cochleari-apiculata19 Nov 2008JE Burrows
SM Burrows
JE Burrows SM Burrows 10655 P Wilkin BNRH
Entrance road to Gorongosa National Park, between the EN1 (tar road) and the main gate.0Mozambique1834C3MS163

Climber to 2.5 m tall, with prickly annual stems from an underground tuber, twining up trees in miombo woodland on sandy soils, area burned during previous winter, new growth lacking leaves. Occasional. [Male]

109589Dioscorea cochleari-apiculata06 Dec 2008JE Burrows
SM Burrows
JE Burrows SM Burrows 10987 P Wilkin K
Survey cutline, 0.5 km SSE of Lago Nhica, Rovuma River valley, Palma District.0Mozambique1040C1N35

Climber to 2.5 m high, in undergrowth on edge of clearing in understorey of seasonally dry mixed semi-deciduous forest, the canopy dominated by Terminalia sambesiaca, Bivinia jalberti, Pteleopsis myrtifolia, Dialium holtzii and Milicia excelsa; on sa

81894Dioscorea hirtiflora subsp. pedicellata24 Feb 1997DK Harder
DK Harder 3917 P Wilkin K
Collections at falls on sites inundated with falling water and upstreamLivingstone District; Mosi-Oa-Tunia National Park, World Heritage Site. 1060Zambia1725D4S810

Frequent; climber; to 5 m; all floral parts light green; pendulous; infructescence with black to brown hairs; fruits winged, dull green.

109593Dioscorea hirtiflora subsp. pedicellata08 Mar 2009JE Burrows
SM Burrows
JE Burrows SM Burrows 11091 P Wilkin BNRH
Casa Branca road, ca. half way between Caia and Nicoadala.0Mozambique1736C1Z106

Slender climber to 4 m high, in light shade of tall Brachystegia woodland on sands, scrambling in small trees and shrub; locally frequent.

81895Dioscorea quartiniana17 Mar 1997B Luwiika
B Luwiika 673 P Wilkin B Luwiika K
Gwembe-Munyumbwe District; Collecting along the road between Bbondo and Munyumbwe Local Forests, 12.8 km from the junction. 0Zambia1627D2S540

Vine, climbing on mopane to 4 m. Stems dark green with brown coloration; leaves dark green above, light underneath; fruits light green with white, soft, short hairs.

109596Dioscorea quartiniana08 Mar 2009JE Burrows
SM Burrows
JE Burrows SM Burrows 11092 P Wilkin BNRH
Casa Branca road, ca. half way between Caia and Nicoadala.0Mozambique1736C1Z106

Slender twiner/climber to 2 m high, in tall Brachystegia woodland on sands. Occasional. Growing near to Burrows & Burrows 11091. [Male & female]


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Caprivi: Records determined by Paul Wilkin., retrieved 7 August 2020

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