Collections made by Nicholas Wightman

Records: 62

The following is a list of the records made by Nicholas Wightman in species name order. The records are of species which occur in botambique (either as a native/naturalised species or as a cultivated species).

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NoSpeciesRecord dateRecorder(s)Coll.Det.Conf.HerbariaHabitatLocationLoc code Outing codePlanted code Country QDSGrid ref.FZ DivAlt. (m)NotesLatLongLoc Acc Code
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 1080Zambia0830C2N883

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

-8.53495030.4785206
114984Blepharis tenuiramea14 May 2021N Wightman
N Wightman NCW617 N Wightman NY
NDO
Miombo woodland Lilayi Lodge, Lusaka District, Lusaka 0Zambia1528C2C1293

Growing amid grasses in sandy loam soil

-15.52889028.3239406
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
120968Chlorophytum recurvifolium22 Feb 2022N Wightman
B Bytebier
SD Johnson
N Wightman B Bytebier SD Johnson NCW747 KB Vollesen K
Miombo woodland Mutinondo Wilderness Lodge, Lavushi Manda District, Muchinga Province 1160Zambia1231A4N0

The collection of this specimen is the first record of the species for Zambia

-12.45290331.2915906
114985Chlorophytum sphacelatum var. milanjianum13 Feb 2021N Wightman
N Wightman NCW456 N Wightman NDO
Miombo woodland Lilayi Lodge, Lusaka District, Lusaka 0Zambia1528C2C1304

Growing in exposed rocky outcrops amid grasses in sandy soil

-15.53355028.3389206
117927Cissus cornifolia13 Aug 2022N Wightman
N Armitage
M Lufungulo
N Wightman N Armitage M Lufungulo NCW789 N Wightman NDO
Lake basin chipya scrubland Mpulungu Landfill site, Mpulungu, Mpulungu Distr. 0Zambia0831C3N835

Erect shrubs c. 2-3 m tall growing in seasonally dry ravines in lake basin chipya woodland near landfill site

-8.79263031.1210006
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 0Zambia1528C2C1298

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

-15.53088028.3144006
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 0Zambia1528C2C1298

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

-15.53088028.3144006
114809Crotalaria ochroleuca24 Mar 2021N Wightman
I Kabinda
M Chola
F Mukuwe
N Wightman I Kabinda M Chola F Mukuwe NCW600 N Wightman NY
UZL
Degraded miombo woodland on Kalahari sand Nakatowya Village, Longe area, Kaoma Distr., Western Province 0Zambia1424D4B1159

-14.88622024.9047806
120974Dicerocaryum eriocarpum21 Apr 2023N Wightman
N Wightman NCW907 N Wightman K
NDO
Ruderal area between village and open dambo grassland Luampa area, Luampa District, Western Province 0Zambia1524A2B1111

-15.06473824.4481856
118689Elaeodendron matabelicum28 Sep 2022N Wightman
I Miller
N Wightman I Miller NCW797 N Wightman K
NDO
Miombo woodland boundary Lilayi Lodge, Kafue Distr., Lusaka Province, Zambia 0Zambia1528C2C1293

-15.53985828.3370216
114810Eminia holubii09 Mar 2021N Wightman
I Kabinda
M Chola
N Musiya
N Wightman I Kabinda M Chola N Musiya NCW536 N Wightman NY
NDO
Open scrubland on Kalaharia sand Amos Village, Kakanda, Kaoma Distr., Western Province 0Zambia1424D4B1160

-14.77201024.9388506
116036Eriospermum flagelliforme16 Jan 2022N Wightman
J Alfonsi
S du Plessis
D du Plessis
C Conradie
N O'Connor
N Wightman J Alfonsi S du Plessis D du Plessis C Conradie N O'Connor NCW707 N Wightman K
NDO
Upland miombo woodland Mafinga Mts., Mafinga Distr., Muchinga Province 1190Zambia0933C4N1934

Occasional component of woodland understorey growing amongst grasses, sedges and forbs in loam soils.

-9.98752733.3014126
114994Euclea schimperi03 Feb 2021N Wightman
I Miller
N Wightman I Miller NCW440 N Wightman NDO
Termitaria in miombo woodland Lilayi Lodge, Lusaka District, Lusaka 0Zambia1528C2C1305

Growing on the periphery of large termitaria in clay loam

-15.53526028.3425506
119251Eucomis autumnalis10 Feb 2023N Wightman
B Bytebier
N Wightman B Bytebier NCW876i KB Vollesen NDO
Dambo grasslands Mutinondo Wilderness, Lavushi Manda Distr., Muchinga Province 1160Zambia1231A4N1453

Growing in shade of a small copse of trees within the dambo

-12.39850931.2965416
106214Eulophia angolensis08 Feb 2018N Wightman
B Bytebier
F Llarena
N Wightman B Bytebier F Llarena BB3565 B Bytebier K
NDO
NU
Wet dambo. Roadside dambo on M3 between Kasama and Luwingu.
58
0Zambia1030B1 N1233

6
106426Eulophia angolensis10 Oct 2018N Wightman
N Wightman NCW57B N Wightman B Bytebier NU
Riverside dambo area under shade of Syzigium sp. along Kalungwishi R. with grasses, Kniphofia grantii, Gladiolus unguiculatus and Eulophia coeloglossa Kalonde Falls, Kawambwa Distr., Luapula Province0Zambia0929D4 N1393

6
106182Eulophia hians var. nutans04 Feb 2018N Wightman
B Bytebier
N Wightman B Bytebier BB3538 B Bytebier K
NU
At edge of dambo in full sunlight. Dambo above falls.
58
0Zambia1330A2 C1490

6
112303Eulophia horsfallii17 Oct 2018W McCleland
N Wightman
W McCleland N Wightman NCW75A W McCleland N Wightman NU
Wet dambo grasslands Chabiilikila area, Mporokoso Distr., Northern Province 0Zambia0929D1 N1223

Growing in riverside grassland edge amidst Pandanus livingstonianus

6
106193Eulophia latilabris06 Feb 2018N Wightman
B Bytebier
F Llarena
N Wightman B Bytebier F Llarena BB3547 B Bytebier K
NU
Wet dambo along river. Dambo along the road near the palace of the Chitimukulu.
58
0Zambia1031A2 N1217

6
106220Eulophia tanganyikensis08 Feb 2018N Wightman
B Bytebier
F Llarena
N Wightman B Bytebier F Llarena BB3571 B Bytebier K
NU
Wet dambo. Roadside dambo on M3 between Kasama and Luwingu.
58
0Zambia1030B1 N1233

6
116650Grona barbata var. argyrea31 Mar 2022N Wightman
M Lufungulo
N Wightman M Lufungulo NCW769 N Wightman UZL
NDO
Miombo woodland Karubwe area, Chibombo Distr., Central Province 0Zambia1528A2C1143

Growing on edge of material quarry used for roads and rail construction

-15.15760528.3611676
106161Habenaria filicornis27 Jan 2017N Wightman
RE Bone
K Yokoya
N Wightman RE Bone K Yokoya RB439 B Bytebier K
NDO
"Wet dambo, flooded, grasses, sedges, Xyris, Polygala, small flowered Nymphaea species in ephemeral pools. Few Chikanda orchid species seen- mostly small green flowered Habenaria species. Locally common- several patches in dambos both sides of road." Dambo to side of unpaved road to Shiwa Ngandu. 20 m to right of road (when facing Shiwa House direction) 117
58
0Zambia1131A2 N1469

6
106242Habenaria filicornis10 Feb 2018N Wightman
B Bytebier
F Llarena
N Wightman B Bytebier F Llarena BB3593 B Bytebier K
NDO
NU
Wet dambo. D94 road between Mansa and Samfya.
58
0Zambia1129A1 N1229

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
106216Habenaria pasmithii08 Feb 2018N Wightman
B Bytebier
F Llarena
N Wightman B Bytebier F Llarena BB3567 B Bytebier K
NDO
NU
Wet dambo; in 1 foot of water. Roadside dambo on M3 between Kasama and Luwingu.
58
0Zambia1030B1 N1233

6
106158Habenaria schimperiana27 Jan 2017N Wightman
RE Bone
K Yokoya
N Wightman RE Bone K Yokoya RB435 B Bytebier K
Wet dambo, flooded, grasses, sedges, Xyris, Polygala, small flowered Nymphaea species in ephemeral pools. Few Chikanda orchid species seen- mostly small green flowered Habenaria species. Passers-by on bicycles (with umbrellas in the rain) shouting "C Dambo to side of unpaved road to Shiwa Ngandu. 20 m to right of road (when facing Shiwa House direction) 117
58
0Zambia1131A2 N1469

6
106299Habenaria schimperiana09 Jan 2019N Wightman
I Kabinda
N Ngoma
N Wightman I Kabinda N Ngoma NcW106 N Wightman B Bytebier K
NDO
NU
Moist to very wet lower area of open seepage dambo grassland growing in black muck to peaty soils Medium-sized seepage dambo c. 60 km SW of Solwezi
58
0Zambia1226C1 W1267

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
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
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
114813Macrotyloma daltonii01 Mar 2021N Wightman
I Kabinda
M Chola
M Katongo
N Wightman I Kabinda M Chola M Katongo NCW503 N Wightman NDO
Ruderal area among short grasses on Kalahari sand Kahinga Village, Kaoma Distr., Western Province 0Zambia1424D4B1135

-14.77533024.7975006
106244Moraea carsonii10 Feb 2018N Wightman
B Bytebier
F Llarena
N Wightman B Bytebier F Llarena BB3596 B Bytebier K
In grass in the garden, not cultivated. Grassy area beside paved pathway to Lodge rooms .
58
0Zambia1129A2 N0

6
114997Neonotonia wightii subsp. wightii var. longicauda08 Feb 2021N Wightman
N Wightman NCW450 N Wightman NDO
Ruderal roadside margin Lilayi Lodge, Lusaka District, Lusaka 0Zambia1528C2C1295

Growing in ruderal roadside margins of heavily grazed open woodland in sandy loam soil

-15.53268028.3236206
123907Ornithoglossum vulgare05 Dec 2023N Wightman
D Ngwenyama
N Wightman D Ngwenyama NCW1027 W McCleland K
NDO
Kalahari woodland Kazungo area, Sioma District, Western Province 0Zambia1623D1B998

-16.71073023.6339556
123908Orthanthera jasminiflora04 Dec 2023N Wightman
D Ngwenyama
N Wightman D Ngwenyama NCW1024 N Wightman DJ Goyder K
NDO
Kalahari woodland Sioma, Sioma District, Western Province 0Zambia1623D1B987

-16.67722223.6231386
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
114999Oxalis obliquifolia16 Jan 2021N Wightman
N Wightman NCW415 N Wightman NDO
Miombo woodland Lilayi Lodge, Lusaka District, Lusaka 0Zambia1528C2C0

Growing in open patches amid short grasses and amongst rocky outcrops in sandy loam to sandy soil

-15.53501028.3433906
114818Ozoroa nitida25 Mar 2021N Wightman
I Kabinda
M Chola
F Mukuwe
N Wightman I Kabinda M Chola F Mukuwe NCW604 N Wightman NY
NDO
Dambo margin in damp muck soil Longe area, Kaoma Distr., Western Province 0Zambia1424D4B1137

Leaves: contrast of the upper (above) and lower (below) leaf surfaces.

-14.86505024.8986596
114819Ozoroa nitida21 Apr 2021N Wightman
I Kabinda
M Chola
F Mukuwe
N Wightman I Kabinda M Chola F Mukuwe NCW604 N Wightman NY
NDO
Dambo margin in damp muck soil Longe area, Kaoma Distr., Western Province 0Zambia1424D4B1137

Leaves: contrast of the upper (above) and lower (below) leaf surfaces.

-14.86505024.8986596
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
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
121026Phytolacca dodecandra30 May 2023N Wightman
I Kabinda
W van Niekerk
M Mwale
M Mufuka
N Wightman I Kabinda W van Niekerk M Mwale M Mufuka NCW995 N Wightman K
NDO
Degraded Itigi thicket cleared for agriculture Kaputa GMA, Nsama District, Northern Province 0Zambia0829D2N1044

-8.71452529.8761616
118478Rhynchosia resinosa23 Oct 2022N Wightman
N Wightman NCW854 N Wightman K
NDO
Miombo and chipya woodland Kipemba area, Kalumbila Distr., North-Western Prov. 0Zambia1226A2W1389

-12.16383426.3087556
114824Rhynchosia stipitata17 Mar 2021N Wightman
I Kabinda
M Chola
M Mukelabai
N Wightman I Kabinda M Chola M Mukelabai NCW557 N Wightman NY
NDO
Open scrubland on Kalahari sand Mushakabantu Village, Luena, Kaoma Distr., Western Province 0Zambia1424D4B1148

-14.85968024.7525606
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
112597Searsia lucens03 Jun 2020N Wightman
P Sichone
N Wightman P Sichone NCW309 N Wightman UZL
Rocky wooded grassland by the shore of Lake Tanganyika Nsumbu National Park; Nsama Distr., Northern Province 1080Zambia0830D1N775

Growing in rocky lakeside grassland and lakeshore by Lake Tanganyika in sandy loam to sandy soils

-8.51365030.5800506
106233Sebaea grandis09 Feb 2018N Wightman
B Bytebier
F Llarena
F Chipalo
N Wightman B Bytebier F Llarena F Chipalo BB3583 B Bytebier K
NDO
Dambo Koshima dambo c. 30 km N of Luwingu
58
0Zambia0929D1N1446

-9.58291029.5381406
106240Sebaea grandis10 Feb 2018N Wightman
B Bytebier
F Llarena
N Wightman B Bytebier F Llarena BB3591 B Bytebier K
NDO
NU
Edge of wet dambo. M13 between Kawambwa and Mansa.
58
0Zambia1029A3N1263

-10.37366029.0797106
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
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
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
112601Triumfetta tomentosa05 May 2020N Wightman
P Sichone
R Williams
G Phiri
N Wightman P Sichone R Williams G Phiri NCW222a N Wightman UZL
NDO
Open Brachystegia woodland Nsumbu National Park; Nsama Distr., Northern Province 1080Zambia0830C2N913

Growing along the margins of Brachystegia woodlands and tall grasslands in sandy loam soils

-8.63796030.3973506
112607Turraea nilotica03 Jun 2020N Wightman
P Sichone
N Wightman P Sichone NCW303 N Wightman UZL
NDO
Rocky wooded grassland by the shore of Lake Tanganyika Nsumbu National Park; Nsama Distr., Northern Province 1080Zambia0830C2N775

Growing in rocky lakeside grassland by Lake Tanganyika in sandy loam to sandy soils

-8.51365030.3973506
123918Vangueria ferruginea04 Dec 2023N Wightman
D Ngwenyama
N Wightman D Ngwenyama NCW1026 N Wightman K
NDO
Kalahari woodland Sioma, Sioma District, Western Province 0Zambia1623D1B993

-16.68135223.6234726
118483Vernonia gerberiformis subsp. macrocyanus21 Oct 2022N Wightman
N Wightman NCW837 N Wightman K
NDO
Chipya woodland Kipemba area, Kalumbila Distr., North-Western Prov. 0Zambia1226A2W1361

-12.21272926.2802916
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
118484Vitex mombassae22 Oct 2022N Wightman
N Wightman NCW852 N Wightman K
NDO
Miombo woodland Kipemba area, Kalumbila Distr., North-Western Prov. 0Zambia1226A2W1373

-12.18518126.2911316
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


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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Botswana: Collections made by Nicholas Wightman.
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