Collections made by William Astle

Records: 6

The following is a list of the records made by William Astle 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
90727Cyperus digitatus subsp. auricomus04 Jan 1963WL Astle
WL Astle 1881 C Archer MRSC
Floodplain, deep waterKasama District, Chambeshi, Kalunga R. floodplain0ZambiaN0

MRSC: "=Astle 1298, not C.digitatus", det CA as C.d.auricomus, Feb00);

90728Cyperus digitatus subsp. auricomus04 Jan 1963WL Astle
WL Astle 1919 MRSC
FloodplainChambeshi floodplain, forms communities around some lagoons0ZambiaN0

90730Cyperus digitatus subsp. auricomus13 Jul 1962WL Astle
WL Astle 1523 MRSC
Roadside ditch, across a damboNr. Mochipapa, roadside ditch, across a dambo.0ZambiaS0

77307Cyperus margaritaceus12 Dec 1961WL Astle
WL Astle WLA_1092 WL Astle C Archer MRSC

Determined as Cyperus margaritaceus var nduru

68978Kedrostis foetidissima28 Feb 1963WL Astle
WL Astle 2207 SRGH
On termite mound vegetation.Near Kabanga Mission, Kaloma0Zambia1726D2S1260

Flowers yellow. Climbing

83435Rhamphicarpa fistulosa26 Mar 1969WL Astle
WL Astle 5658 Black clay.Mpika District; 10 m NE Mfuwe, Luangwa Valley.900ZambiaN610

Tufted herb, pale blue flowers. Echinochloa colonum sward on black clay.


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Botswana: Collections made by William Astle., retrieved 3 February 2023

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