Records made by Barbara Turpin

Records: 33

The following is a list of the records made by Barbara Turpin 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
110395Acacia sieberiana var. sieberiana08 Sep 2009M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 1851 M Lötter BNRH
Moz Hunters Concession, Pundanhar to Nangade.0Mozambique1039D4N34

KEW - ProNatura Project.-x000D- Trees 8 m tall with rounded canopy, not flat-topped. Bark papery and flaking, yellowish brown pieces. Rare-x000D- Habitat: Floodplain, open woodland, in soil.

-10.86805639.9197226
109199Boscia angustifolia var. corymbosa08 Sep 2009M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 1848 DJ Goyder BNRH
Moz Hunters Concession, Pundanhar to Nangade.0Mozambique1039D4N38

KEW - ProNatura Project.-x000D- 8 m tall, single-stemmed; smooth grey bark. Fruits brown. Occasional-x000D- Habitat: Open woodland. In sandy clay.

-10.87888939.9052786
109203Boscia mossambicensis02 Apr 2010M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 2016 M Lötter BNRH
Sand forest along Massingir to Chokwe road.0Mozambique2432A2GI158

Shrub 1.5 m tall. Multi-stemmed. Flowers yellow-green, musty-smelling, not that visible and smell noticeable. Flowering near base. Occasional-x000D- Habitat: Closed shrubland, in well-drained sand. In full sun.

-24.14555632.2908336
109445Commelina africana12 Dec 2009JE Burrows
BC Turpin
JE Burrows BC Turpin 11574 RB Faden BNRH
Albizia Campsite, Licuati Forest Reserve, Bela Vista.0Mozambique2632A4M53

Small-flowered bushy herb with erect wiry maroon stems ca. 20 cm high. Leaves lanceolate-acuminate, slightly recurved and folded. One population seen in the shade of a huge spreading Albizia adianthifolia, on sandy soils in a clearing in Licuati Thic

-26.34472232.4730567
109446Commelina africana04 Apr 2010M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 289 RB Faden BNRH
Save Sand forest.0Mozambique2134B1GI76

Spreading herb with yellow flowers; glabrous except for cilia on leaf sheath. In dappled shade of Brachystegia torrei sand forest. On a sand bank.

-21.21583334.6708336
109447Commelina africana11 Apr 2010M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 297 RB Faden BNRH
Chimanimani Gate Camp.0Mozambique1933C1MS592

Erect bushy herb 30 cm tall with yellow flowers and narrow leaves. Growing at campsite in bare sandy soil, still flowering in the afternoon.

-19.58638933.0850006
109449Commelina benghalensis12 Dec 2009JE Burrows
BC Turpin
JE Burrows BC Turpin 11578 RB Faden BNRH
Road to school, western boundary of Licuati Forest Reserve.0Mozambique2632A4M60

Blue flowers. In light shade of coastal woodland in woodland /thicket mosaic on sands.

0.0000000.0000002
109450Commelina benghalensis20 Mar 2009M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 258 RB Faden BNRH
Ñ 55 km S of Macomia.0Mozambique1240C1N179

An uncommon herb with erect stems to 40 cm tall. Flowers blue. Subterranean flowers collected, too! Growing in woodland at the base of a granite outcrop in shade. In deep soil.

-12.66305640.0233336
109451Commelina benghalensis23 Mar 2009M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 264 RB Faden BNRH
Nangade.0Mozambique1139B1N236

A herb with 1 m long stems scrambling through grass. Tiny blue flowers. Ovate leaves and red cilia on leaf-sheaths.-x000D- [photo of live plant attached to sheet]

-11.02194439.7091676
109457Commelina diffusa subsp. diffusa13 Apr 2010M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 300 RB Faden BNRH
Choa.0Mozambique1833A1MS1382

Herb, rooting at the nodes; with tiny blue flowers with conspicuous 3rd petal. Rare. Growing in semi-shade of forest edge next to road on an earth bank., Occurrence: rare

-18.05444433.1261116
84979Commelina eckloniana07 Jan 2017H Matimele
BC Turpin
A Jordaan
S de Villiers
BC Turpin BCT1500 RB Faden BNRH
In dappled shade of Licuati Thicket along sand track. c. 19.2 km W of Bela Vista along road 202, c. 2.4 km S of turn-off on to sand track, Matutuine district. 0Mozambique2632A4M49

This is also a first record of the species and subspecies from Mozambique. The subspecies is otherwise known only from Zimbabwe, South Africa and Swaziland. (Robert Faden pers. comm with Barbara Turpin, 2017).

-26.34771032.4774606
109458Commelina erecta04 Mar 2007BC Turpin
BC Turpin 40 BC Turpin BNRH
Layby on EN1 (lunch stop!) before Save River crossing.0Mozambique2134B1GI100

As Commelina erecta erecta in BNRH.Blue flowers. Hairy, lanceolate leaves, 7.5 cm long. In grass, trailing.

0.0000000.0000004
109459Commelina erecta06 Apr 2010M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 294 RB Faden BNRH
Ndzhou Campsite.0Mozambique1933C2MS630

As Commelina erecta erecta in BNRH.Common herb with blue flowers, growing in a clearing in the forest., Occurrence: common

-19.73305633.3388896
109460Commelina erecta11 Dec 2009JE Burrows
BC Turpin
JE Burrows BC Turpin 11567 RB Faden BNRH
Casa Lisa Campsite, between Maracuene and Manhica, Maputo Province0Mozambique2532D1M55

As Commelina erecta livingstonii in BNRH. A sub-erect herb with glabrous leaves with lighter coloured midrib. Spathes and leaf sheaths hispid. Spathes terminally clustered, producing ink-blue-flowers. Locally common in open short grassy area, occasionally mown.

-25.58527832.6533337
109461Commelina erecta11 Dec 2009JE Burrows
BC Turpin
JE Burrows BC Turpin 11570 RB Faden BNRH
Next to M-Cel tower 10 km from Bilene on road to Macia.0Mozambique2533A1GI67

As Commelina erecta livingstonii in BNRH. A sub-erect herb with glabrous leaves with lighter coloured midrib. Spathes and leaf sheaths hispid. Spathes terminally clustered, producing ink-blue flowers. Locally common in clearing in evergreen forest on coastal plain, on gentle slope.

-25.19194433.2100007
109462Commelina erecta11 Apr 2010M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 295 RB Faden BNRH
Chimanimani Gate Camp.0Mozambique1933C1MS592

As Commelina erecta livingstonii in BNRH. Herb with lilac flowers, lanceolate leaves with light green mid-rib. Growing on the edge of forest near the Little Mussapa River.

-19.58638933.0850006
109463Commelina erecta26 Mar 2009M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 266 RB Faden BNRH
Save Sand Forest, 16 km SE of Save River bridge on EN1.0Mozambique2134B1GI80

As Commelina erecta livingstonii in BNRH. A trailing herb with blue flowers on ascending shoots. Much-branched. Leaves linear-elliptic. Growing along the road in sand forest.-x000D- [photo of live plant attached to sheet]

-21.21277834.6705566
109464Commelina erecta04 Apr 2010M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 291 RB Faden BNRH
Save floodplain.0Mozambique2134A2GI74

As Commelina erecta livingstonii in BNRH. Bushy herb with lilac flowers and scabrid leaves; in dappled shade of forest margin.

-21.03972234.2611116
109465Commelina forskaolii11 Dec 2009JE Burrows
BC Turpin
JE Burrows BC Turpin 11568 RB Faden BNRH
Casa Lisa Campsite, between Maracuene and Manhica, Maputo Province0Mozambique2532D1M55

A creeping herb with erect flowering stems. Scabrid, light green leaves. Locally common in open short grassy area, occasionally mown.

-25.58527832.6533337
109466Commelina forskaolii11 Dec 2009JE Burrows
BC Turpin
JE Burrows BC Turpin 11572 BC Turpin BNRH
Ca. 5 km north of Costa do Sol on track to Marracuene, Maputo.0Mozambique2532D3M4

Prostrate herb with a distinctive maroon line edging the spathes. Quite common in full sun on the grassy verges of the road traversing saline tidal flats.

-25.87861132.6616675
109467Commelina forskaolii19 Mar 2009M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 253 RB Faden BNRH
Reserva de Crusse.0Mozambique1440D2N45

A blue flowered herb with erect flowering stems 15 cm tall. Growing in coastal Androstachys sand forest in full sun along the gravel roadside.

-14.73111140.8130566
109468Commelina forskaolii07 Mar 2009M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 247 RB Faden BNRH
Along the road, EN 1, 10 km S of Chilene.0Mozambique2235C3GI97

A mat-forming herb with erect flowering shoots and tiny blue flowers. In coastal thicket on deep sand in deep shade.

-22.76972235.1544446
109469Commelina forskaolii16 Apr 2010M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 306 RB Faden BNRH
Changara area, road 103.0Mozambique1633C4T485

Herb with tiny blue flowers and blue filaments. Capsules present. Rare - only one plant seen. Growing in rocky, sandy soil next to the road in full sun on a quartzite outcrop., Occurrence: rare

-16.97194433.3208336
109471Commelina zambesica20 Mar 2009M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 257 RB Faden BNRH
Ñ 55 km S of Macomia.0Mozambique1240C1N179

An uncommon herb with stems looping along the ground rooting at the nodes. Flowers already over when collected. -x000D- In woodland at the base of granite outcrop in shaded, shallow soil.

-12.66305640.0233336
109472Commelina zambesica23 Mar 2009M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 263 RB Faden BNRH
Nangade.0Mozambique1039D1N210

A robust herb with large leaves with undulating margins. The big blue flowers have 'cup-hook'-shaped purple stamens [illustration]. Growing at the roadside in tall mixed woodland.

-10.65638939.7461116
109473Commelina zambesica11 Apr 2010M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 296 RB Faden BNRH
Chimanimani Gate Camp.0Mozambique1933C1MS592

Herb with blue flowers and colourless hairs on leaves. Growing near the Little Mussapa River on edge of forest.

-19.58638933.0850006
108863Helichrysum candolleanum11 Dec 2009JE Burrows
BC Turpin
JE Burrows BC Turpin 11504 JE Burrows BNRH
Casa Lisa campsite, between Marracuene and Manhica.0Mozambique2532D1M55

Prostrate to low herb in open grassy area, periodically mown, on sandy soils. Flowers white.

-25.58527832.6547227
109224Maerua juncea subsp. juncea14 Sep 2009M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 1912 M Lötter BNRH
Outskirts of Madanda dry forest.0Mozambique2033D1MS289

KEW - ProNatura Project.-x000D- Scrambler. Fruit ellipsoid, more or less smooth surface. Occasional-x000D- Habitat: Coastal plain, thicket. In well-drained sandy soil.-x000D- -x000D-

-20.54111133.6977786
109225Maerua juncea subsp. juncea14 Sep 2009M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 1913 M Lötter BNRH
Outskirts of Madanda dry forest, along path into forest.0Mozambique2033D1MS289

KEW - ProNatura Project.-x000D- Scrambler to 5 m high. Leaves bluish green, narrow. Flowers green-white. Fruit ellipsoid, smooth. Common.-x000D- Habitat: Coastal plain, thicket, sandy soil.

-20.54111133.6977786
109480Murdannia simplex11 Dec 2009JE Burrows
BC Turpin
JE Burrows BC Turpin 11573 BC Turpin BNRH
Albizia Campsite, Licuati Forest Reserve, Bela Vista.0Mozambique2632A4M53

Erect herb with pale lilac flowers opening in the early evening. Growing in sandy soils on margins of Licuati Thicket.

-26.34472232.4730567
109481Murdannia simplex21 Mar 2009M Lötter
BC Turpin
BC Turpin 267 RB Faden BNRH
Palma Camp 26 km W of Palma.0Mozambique1040C3N125

A herb with lilac flowers - 3 equal-sized petals - flowering in the late afternoon. Erect stems. Growing in open woodland/Berlinia thicket.-x000D- [photo of live plant attached to sheet]

-10.83527840.2483336
109980Pterocarpus rotundifolius subsp. martinii16 Apr 2010M Lötter
BC Turpin
M Lötter 2080 M Lötter BNRH
21 km NE of Mungari, towards Lupata Gorge area.0Mozambique1733B1MS423

Rounded tree 8 m tall. Bark fissured an brown. Occasional. -x000D- Habitat: Open woodland on a plain. In clay loam.

-17.04333333.7008336
111610Rytigynia umbellulata11 Dec 2009JE Burrows
BC Turpin
JE Burrows BC Turpin 11505 JE Burrows BNRH
Next to M-Cel tower 10 km from Bilene on road to Macia.0Mozambique2533A1GI67

Slender treelet 1.8 m tall, bark pale whitish-green, smooth; flowers pale yellow; scarce in forest patch on summit of low hill on coastal plain.

-25.19194433.2100007


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 made by Barbara Turpin.
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