Records determined by Pieter Bester

Determinations: 5

The following is a list of the records determined by Pieter Bester 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
109747Bergia decumbens11 Mar 2016H Matimele
W Tokura
H Matimele HM2205 P Bester BNRH
Montane GrasslandMatutuine District, Licuati Forest Reserve, Santaca area Alt.: 72 m0Mozambique2632D1M72

Herb to 50 cm tall, brownish old stems and pale greenish younger ones. Leaves serrated, flowers white, axillary. Plant occurring on a flat plain wooded grassland with Syzygium cordatum, Dicerocaryum forbesii, Hyphaene sp.

108518Diplorhynchus condylocarpon12 Jun 2012P Bester
P Bester 11167 P Bester PRE
Gorongosa National Park, 7.8 km NNW from Condué and 36 km SW of Inhaminga, c. 7 km W of ranger's post near Condué.0Mozambique1834D2MS230

Tree 8 m tall; fruit brown with lighter "warty surface". Latex milky yellowish. Common.-x000D- Habitat: Open woodland on a plain. In well-drained sand, in full sun. No biotic effect seen.

112100Melhania acuminata var. acuminata09 Jun 2012P Bester
P Bester 11125 P Bester PRE
Gorongosa National Park, Muzamba River Gorge, 23 km SW from Inhaminga and 86 km ENE from Gorongosa Town.0Mozambique1834D2MS226

Herb 0.32 m tall with yellow flowers and brown fruit. Abundant.-x000D- Habitat: Open shrubland on a limestone plateau. In well-drained sand, in full sun. Biotic effect: roadside.

108655Pentarrhinum abyssinicum subsp. abyssinicum06 Apr 2010JE Burrows
SM Burrows
JE Burrows SM Burrows 11663 P Bester K
Ndzou Camp, Moribane Forest, between Dombe and Sussendenga, Manica Province0Mozambique1933C2 MS653

Slender climber in disturbed lowland forest in light shade; flowers with corona white, sepals pale green. Occasional.-x000D- -x000D- Duplicates in: BNRH, K, LMA, PRE

93261Periglossum mackenii23 Oct 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs 597 P Bester WIND
Caprivi: Middle W Caprivi-grassy omuramba.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1722D30

Geophyte; Notes: Geophyte, 15 - 20 cm high. stems slender with dense white, short, curled indumentum. Leaves 30 x 1.5 mm, linear, yellow - green, margins involute, subsessile. Flowers in dense, axillary umbels, 4 mm long; peduncle up to 3 cm long.


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Caprivi: Records determined by Pieter Bester., retrieved 22 September 2021

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