Records determined by Roger Polhill

Determinations: 44

The following is a list of the records determined by Roger Polhill 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
81122Bolusia amboensis16 Mar 1996DK Harder
B Luwiika
NB Zimba
DK Harder B Luwiika NB Zimba 313 RM Polhill B Luwiika K
In Hymenocardia chipia thickets. Mongu District; Off the Mongu-Kaoma road in Ituku Plain in Hymenocardia chipia thickets. 0Zambia1424C4B1140

Suffrutex; approx. 30 cm tall; stem woody, light green; leaves dark green on top, light green underneath; fruits light green with a removable greyish white powder.

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81604Crotalaria barnabassii01 Mar 1997DK Harder
B Luwiika
HH Schmidt
NB Zimba
DK Harder B Luwiika HH Schmidt NB Zimba 987 RM Polhill K
Combretum bushy groups. Karoo sandy soils. Sinazongwe District; Chete Island National Park. 1990Zambia1727B3S600

Shrub to 0.8 m high, occasional along shore margins. Leaves dull green appearing bluish on the underside. Flowers light yellow. Standard with brown streaks. Fruits green and inflated.

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81623Crotalaria flavicarinata05 Mar 1997DK Harder
B Luwiika
HH Schmidt
NB Zimba
DK Harder B Luwiika HH Schmidt NB Zimba 2454 RM Polhill K
In Miombo-Terminalia woodland and adjacent dambo areas. Disturbed by cattle grazing and charcoal production. Vertisol soils. Namwala District; Ila National Forest. 11.0 km west of Namwala along motorable dirt track. 0ZambiaS950

Herb; 1.0 m, erect. Leaves dark green above, whitish below. Calyx yellowish, papery. Standard white, green at base with green and maroon veins on back. Wings yellow, keel greenish-white. Young fruits pale green, inflated. Rare in woodland.

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81648Crotalaria laburnifolia subsp. laburnifolia23 Feb 1997DK Harder
B Luwiika
HH Schmidt
NB Zimba
DK Harder B Luwiika HH Schmidt NB Zimba 954 RM Polhill K
Livingstone District; along Livingstone-Lusaka Road, 18.9 km from the main water tank in Livingstone-Boma along Livingstone-Lusaka Road. 0Zambia1723C1S1020

Shrub to 1 m, rare, in disturbed woodland. Stems bluish green. Leaves green. Flowers yellow. Keel appearing greenish. Pods green, inflated, persistent long, hooked style.

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81653Crotalaria microcarpa12 Feb 1975RK Brummitt
RK Brummitt 14333 RM Polhill K
78 km from Lusaka on road to Ptauke.0Zambia1528B2C0

Standard pale yellow, wings deeper yellow

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81655Crotalaria microcarpa02 Mar 1997DK Harder
B Luwiika
HH Schmidt
NB Zimba
DK Harder B Luwiika HH Schmidt NB Zimba 3954 RM Polhill K
At base of Chilamalila Hill in grazed thorn scrub with large boulders and rocky soils. Gwembe District; 19.1 km W of intersection of road to Sinazongwe and Choma-Maamba Road; then S then E 6.2 km on road towards Sialwala Primary School; also Maamba Waterworks. 0Zambia1727A4S420

Among grasses; to 60 cm tall; occasional; calyx light green, lobes tinged with purple; standard and wings yellow, keel light green; inflated pods light green.

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81656Crotalaria microcarpa26 Feb 1997DK Harder
B Luwiika
HH Schmidt
NB Zimba
DK Harder B Luwiika HH Schmidt NB Zimba 485 RM Polhill B Luwiika K
Sinazongwe District; Collecting near Siazwela village, Chief Sinazongwe, 4.1 km from Maamba/Sinazongwe Road turning East at the Sinazeze Shopping Center. 0Zambia1727A2S640

Shrub, 25 cm. Stems light green, with brown tint towards base, also with soft white hairs; leaves glabrous, dark green above, light underneath; flowers bright yellow, petals greyish-green bracts.

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81657Crotalaria microcarpa08 Mar 1997DK Harder
B Luwiika
HH Schmidt
NB Zimba
DK Harder B Luwiika HH Schmidt NB Zimba 1039 RM Polhill K
Undifferentiated Miombo-Combretum woodland. Brown Kalahari sands. Choma District; 40.9 km from Choma along Choma-Namwala Road. 0Zambia1626B4S1120

Common in woodland. Leaves green with white hairs on underside. Flowers yellow. Fruit light green and inflated.

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81665Crotalaria ochroleuca10 Mar 1995DK Harder
B Luwiika
MM Nawa
NB Zimba
DK Harder B Luwiika MM Nawa NB Zimba 2876 RM Polhill K
Collections from Kamweji marsh, Juncus/grasses. Kabompo District; Trust Land #1, near Chizela Game Management Area #3 along Old Kabompo-Solwezi Hwy.; ca. 37.0 km E-NE of Chipoya Bridge at Samsole village. 0Zambia1324D1B1030

Rare; on raised areas in marsh; to 2.5 m tall; from diffuse, white taproot; nodes tinged in purple; calyx light yellow-green to deep purple-black; standard pale yellow outside with deep purple nerves, inside lighter yellow with lighter nerves; wings light yellow, dark on upper sides with light purple nerves; keel light yellow-green near claw; light to deeper purple toward beak.

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81668Crotalaria pallidicaulis18 Feb 1996MG Bingham
DK Harder
MG Bingham DK Harder 3474 RM Polhill K
Collections along roadside. Lusaka District (Lusaka SE), Kanyanja. Kanyanja Lake, Kafue Powerline Road, ca. 5 km S along road; S-SE of Lusaka.0Zambia1528C2C1320

Occasional; shrub; to 1.5 m; stems early woody; herbaceous; stems light purple; heteroblastic; buds yellow to green; base of calyx purple to green on lobes; standard deep purple-red; streaked to edge where it is yellow; keel green; wings yellow.

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81669Crotalaria pallidicaulis29 Jan 1995MG Bingham
DK Harder
RJC Nefdt
MG Bingham DK Harder RJC Nefdt 2506 RM Polhill K
Collections in degraded and grazed woodland with limestone outcrops. Lusaka District; Ca. 500 m N of Jellis Farm turn in, on access road from Leopard's Hill Road. 1450Zambia1528A4C1380

Shrub to 1.5 m tall and spreading to 2 m wide; hairs silvery on stems; calyx green tinged and speckled in deep red; standard bright yellow inside with red splotch at base on back; wings orange-yellow; keel green with red specks and deeper red at beak.

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81670Crotalaria pallidicaulis02 Mar 1997DK Harder
B Luwiika
HH Schmidt
NB Zimba
DK Harder B Luwiika HH Schmidt NB Zimba 3932 RM Polhill K
Slightly disturbed woodland near recent village. Soil rocky quartz with steep ravine. Gwembe District; ca. 9.1 km NW of Sinazeze and Choma-Maamba intersection on road to Choma, collections from hill miombo vegetation type along deviation in road. 0Zambia1727C4S780

Occasional, semi-woody shrub; to 1.5 m; calyx light green with light purple markings; standard yellow at margin; at base in middle outside, the rest red to purple; orange to yellow to purple inside; wings light green at base to orange, keel, light green with minute purple speckling.

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81671Crotalaria pallidicaulis26 Feb 1997DK Harder
B Luwiika
HH Schmidt
NB Zimba
DK Harder B Luwiika HH Schmidt NB Zimba 526 RM Polhill B Luwiika K
Sinazongwe District; Collecting near Siazwela village, Chief Sinazongwe, 4.1 km from Maamba/Sinazongwe Road, turning East at the Sinazeze Shopping Center. 0Zambia1727A2S640

Shrub, 40 cm. Stems woody; khaki; leaves dark green; flowers bright yellow; fruits light green.

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81672Crotalaria pallidicaulis22 Feb 1997DK Harder
B Luwiika
HH Schmidt
NB Zimba
DK Harder B Luwiika HH Schmidt NB Zimba 2345 RM Polhill K
Along the escarpment and into the gorge, exiting to the Zambezi River. In Mopane-Terminalia woodland with cambisol-luvisol soil. Kalomo District; 27 km east of the Lusaka-Livingstone Road. On the road to Mukumi Village. 0ZambiaS870

Shrub; 2.0 m, erect. Stems whitish-grey, brittle. Leaves paler below. Calyx pale green. Standard dull yellow with burgundy veins on back. Wings bright yellow at apex, greenish-white at base. Keel pale green with burgundy spots. Anthers yellow. Among rocks at riverside.

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81673Crotalaria pisicarpa26 Feb 1997DK Harder
B Luwiika
HH Schmidt
NB Zimba
DK Harder B Luwiika HH Schmidt NB Zimba 522 RM Polhill B Luwiika K
Sinazongwe District; Collecting near Siazwela village, Chief Sinazongwe, 4.1 km from Maamba/Sinazongwe Road, turning East at the Sinazeze Shopping Center. 0Zambia1727A2S640

Trailing to 3 m. Stems light green with reddish-brown tint; leaves light green; flowers bright yellow; fruits dull green with white hairs.

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81674Crotalaria pisicarpa23 Feb 1997DK Harder
B Luwiika
HH Schmidt
NB Zimba
DK Harder B Luwiika HH Schmidt NB Zimba 964 RM Polhill K
Livingstone District; along Livingstone-Lusaka Road, 18.9 km from the main water tank in Livingstone-Boma along Livingstone-Lusaka Road. 0Zambia1723C1S1020

Shrub, spreading on the ground. Stems brown-green, with grey hairs. Leaves light green, woolly hairs on the underside. Flowers yellow. Standard with orange streaks. Fruits green. Pedicel brown.

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81675Crotalaria platysepala20 Mar 1996B Luwiika
B Luwiika 412 RM Polhill B Luwiika K
Kalabo District; In the Lukona local forest; 3.3 km W from Lukona Basic School. 0Zambia1522B4B1140

Shrub; approx. 30 cm tall; stems dark green; leaves dark green on top, light green underneath; flowers yellow.

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81676Crotalaria platysepala01 Mar 1997DK Harder
B Luwiika
HH Schmidt
NB Zimba
DK Harder B Luwiika HH Schmidt NB Zimba 1014 RM Polhill K
Brown clay-sandy soils in mopane-Combretum woodland. Sinazongwe District; Kaneule Island on Lake Kariba. 1990Zambia1727B3S530

Shrub to 0.5 m, occasional. Stems brownish-green. Flowers yellow. Standard with brown fissures. Calyx green. Fruits green and inflated.

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81677Crotalaria platysepala14 Mar 1997DK Harder
B Luwiika
HH Schmidt
NB Zimba
DK Harder B Luwiika HH Schmidt NB Zimba 1136 RM Polhill K
Mopane woodland.Gwembe District; Siavonga area, Mutulanganga PFA No. 183, 35.4 km from Siavonga Boma along Siavonga-Lusaka Road in mopane woodland. 0Zambia1628B3S420

Shrub to 0.4 m, common among grasses. Stems brown to green. Flowers yellow. Calyx green. Standard yellow with brown streaks. Fruits green and inflated.

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81678Crotalaria podocarpa02 Mar 1997DK Harder
B Luwiika
HH Schmidt
NB Zimba
DK Harder B Luwiika HH Schmidt NB Zimba 3942 RM Polhill K
At base of Chilamalila Hill in grazed thorn scrub with large boulders and rocky soils. Gwembe District; 19.1 km W of intersection of road to Sinazongwe and Choma-Maamba Road; then S then E 6.2 km on road towards Sialwala Primary School; also Maamba Waterworks. 0Zambia1727A4S450

Frequent; in disturbed soils; calyx light green; standard and wings bright yellow, standard with minute black speckles and lines, keel light green. Pods inflated light green with upper sutures purple-black.

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83058Oliverella rubroviridis17 Mar 1994MG Bingham
MG Bingham 10026 RM Polhill K
Parasite on Colophospermum mopane. Gwembe District; Zambezi Valley, Chirundu. 0Zambia1628B2S390

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83060Oliverella rubroviridis07 May 1994DK Harder
DK Harder 3040 RM Polhill K
In Mopane/Combretum woodland on quartz/mica soils; very drySerenje District; 10.9 km N of Chisomo village. 0Zambia1330D1C600

Parasite on mopane, leaves light green; bracts yellow-green; calyx green; corolla bright red outside; orange-red inside, style red.

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76033Plicosepalus kalachariensis31 Oct 2016K van Laeren
RM Polhill By the Chiwuye River which enters the Rukomeche just north of the Research station, Mana Pools National Park590Zimbabwe1629A2N490

Growing on Faidherbia albida

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83861Tapinanthus dependens20 Jun 1993MG Bingham
MG Bingham 9444 RM Polhill K
On Brachystegia utilis.Nachitete River, Lusaka SE 31 km. 0Zambia1528D1C1220

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83862Tapinanthus dependens30 Sep 1993MG Bingham
MG Bingham 9725 RM Polhill K
On Brachystegia spiciformis.Kabwe Rural District; Kabwe SW 15 km, Farm No. 1457. 0Zambia1328C2C1200

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83865Tapinanthus dependens14 May 1994HH Schmidt
HH Schmidt 1375 RM Polhill K
Fine sand to rocky soils, primarily granite, feldspar and mica.Mpika District; North Luangwa National Park; Elephants Playground; ca. 14.0 km SE of Mano Camp. 910Zambia1132D2N880

Parasite on Brachystegia sp. Stems dark grey-black. Calyx yellow-green, corolla red with cream spots, anthers pale cream-white.

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83869Tapinanthus oleifolius25 Oct 1993MG Bingham
MG Bingham 9785 RM Polhill K
Sesheke District; Masese. 0Zambia1724B3B1050

On Morus.

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83870Tapinanthus oleifolius06 Nov 1993DK Harder
DK Harder 1865 RM Polhill K
Along roadside. Thicket vegetation on Kalahari sands.Simonga village, along Nakatindi Road (Livingstone-Sesheke Road), ca. 20 km W of Livingstone. 0Zambia1725D4S0

Parasite on Bauhinia sp. Light green leaves, calyx light green; corolla tube red-purple, speckled whitish further up, outside; tube striped green inside; lobes green; pollen bright yellow on green filaments.

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83872Tapinanthus oleifolius21 Mar 1996NB Zimba
NB Zimba 805 RM Polhill K
Soil: Kalahari sands.Kalabo District; 0.4 km west of Kama Rural Health Center, 10.7 km from Lukona Secondary School.0Zambia1522B4B930

Parasitic, growing on Ochna pulchra; in Kalahari woodland; leaves dull green; corolla dull red; anthers yellow.

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83903Tephrosia acaciifolia02 Mar 1997DK Harder
B Luwiika
HH Schmidt
NB Zimba
DK Harder B Luwiika HH Schmidt NB Zimba 3939 RM Polhill K
Slightly disturbed woodland near recent village. Soil rocky quartz with steep ravine. Gwembe District; ca. 9.1 km NW of Sinazeze and Choma-Maamba intersection on road to Choma, collections from hill miombo vegetation type along deviation in road. 0Zambia1727C4S780

Occasional; to 1 m; leaves and stem light green; calyx light green with dark brown hairs, standard and wings bright orange, standard with brown pubescence; keel white; young pods light green with almost black hairs on margin.

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83904Tephrosia acaciifolia09 Mar 1997DK Harder
B Luwiika
HH Schmidt
NB Zimba
DK Harder B Luwiika HH Schmidt NB Zimba 3964 RM Polhill 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

Occasional; to 0.3 m tall; calyx light green with brown hairs; dark brown-black hairs along pod sutures.

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83905Tephrosia acaciifolia03 Mar 1997DK Harder
B Luwiika
HH Schmidt
NB Zimba
DK Harder B Luwiika HH Schmidt NB Zimba 555 RM Polhill B Luwiika K
Along the Maamba/Sinazongwe RoadChoma District; Collecting along the Maamba/Sinazongwe Road, 11.4 km from the Choma-Lusaka Road. 0Zambia1627C4S1200

Shrub, 1 m, occasional. Stems light green; leaves slender smooth, dark green above, light with white hairs underneath; flowers orange; fruit pods light green with dark brown hairs on edges.

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83906Tephrosia acaciifolia23 Feb 1997DK Harder
B Luwiika
HH Schmidt
NB Zimba
DK Harder B Luwiika HH Schmidt NB Zimba 933 RM Polhill K
Livingstone District; along Livingstone-Lusaka Road, 18.9 km from the main water tank in Livingstone-Boma along Livingstone-Lusaka Road. 0Zambia1723C1S1020

Shrub to 1 m, common in disturbed woodland. Leaves dull green, with sparse woolly hairs on the underside. Flowers scarlet-red. Standard with brown hairs on the outside. Calyx green.

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83917Tephrosia euprepes18 Feb 1997DK Harder
B Luwiika
HH Schmidt
NB Zimba
DK Harder B Luwiika HH Schmidt NB Zimba 2308 RM Polhill K
On the escarpment and down valley to the Zambezi River. Mopane-Terminalia woodland with lithosol-cambisol soils. Livingstone District; Trust Land directly east of Mosi Oa Tunya National Park. Below Victoria Falls, along Sonqwe Gorge, 9.2 km east of the Lusaka-Livingstone Road.106,1200ZambiaS850

Herb; 40 cm, erect. Leaves whitish below. Plant with white and gold hairs. Standard dirty yellow, pubescent outside, pale purple inside. Wings pale purple; keel cream, faintly tinged with purple. Young fruits pale green. DNA sample.

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83918Tephrosia euprepes22 Feb 1997DK Harder
B Luwiika
HH Schmidt
NB Zimba
DK Harder B Luwiika HH Schmidt NB Zimba 2349 RM Polhill K
Along the escarpment and into the gorge, exiting to the Zambezi River. In Mopane-Terminalia woodland with cambisol-luvisol soil. Kalomo District; 27 km east of the Lusaka-Livingstone Road. On the road to Mukumi Village. 0ZambiaS870

Herb; 55 cm, erect. Calyx green tinged with red, pubescent. Banner dull purple with dull gold hairs on back. Wings magenta. Keel white, papery. Young fruits pale green.

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83919Tephrosia euprepes28 Feb 1997DK Harder
B Luwiika
HH Schmidt
NB Zimba
DK Harder B Luwiika HH Schmidt NB Zimba 2431 RM Polhill K
In sandy soils along beaches and shorelines. Sinazongwe District; Chete Island Game Park, on eastern edge of Lake Kariba. In much disturbed Combretum woodland, heavily grazed by elephants and game. 1990ZambiaS550

Herb; 80 cm, sprawling to erect. Leaves pale below. Standard white on back with dirty yellow hairs, magenta inside. Wings magenta, keel white. Young fruits green.

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83920Tephrosia euprepes19 Feb 1997DK Harder
B Luwiika
HH Schmidt
NB Zimba
DK Harder B Luwiika HH Schmidt NB Zimba 912 RM Polhill K
Mopane woodlandChief Mukuni, Songwe Gorge, in mopane woodland, 2.3 km east of ZESCO generation and transmission sub-station. 0Zambia1725D4S960

Shrub to 0.5 m high, common in mopane woodland. Stems hairy. Leaves dull green, hairy on the underside. Flowers cream to purple.

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83926Tephrosia longipes var. longipes18 Mar 1997DK Harder
B Luwiika
HH Schmidt
NB Zimba
DK Harder B Luwiika HH Schmidt NB Zimba 2544 RM Polhill K
In miombo woodland, open meadow areas and streamside communities. Loose, well-drained substrate, lithosol-cambisol soils. Gwembe District; Travelling northwest on Gwembe/Munyumbwe Road. Ca. 24.2 km from Munyumbwe. 0Zambia1627D1S1150

Herb; 1.5 m, erect. Plant yellow-green. Leaves with distinct red margins. Calyx brown. Standard dark rose to brown with rose hairs outside; dull rose inside. Wings rose-red, keel pale rose-red to white. Young fruits light green, pubescent.

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83927Tephrosia lupinifolia28 Feb 1996DK Harder
B Luwiika
NB Zimba
DK Harder B Luwiika NB Zimba 3632 RM Polhill K
Collections from S side of road in boggy grass plain of white sand at edge, central wet, bog area and surrounding woodland. Kaoma District; ca. 22.4 km W of Kaoma turnoff on Lusaka-Mongu Road. 0Zambia1424D3B1080

Rare; among grasses; prostrate; at edge of pan in white sand; leaves light green; inflorescences of two types: above ground and subterranean; young pods light green to dull purple on above ground inflorescences. Calyx light green to purple; standard and wings red-purple; keel white.

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83928Tephrosia lupinifolia17 Mar 1996DK Harder
B Luwiika
NB Zimba
DK Harder B Luwiika NB Zimba 780 RM Polhill K
Soil: Kalahari sands.Mongu District; 17 km South-east of Mongu Town, 6 km off the Mongo-Kaoma Road, along old Lusaka Road. 0ZambiaB1110

Trailing herb; on Kalahari sands; rare; stem brown, with grey hairs; leaves dull green; flowers red with green-red bracts, some flowers on the ground white.

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83959Thesium dissitum23 Feb 1997NB Zimba
NB Zimba 939 RM Polhill K
Livingstone District; along Livingstone-Lusaka Road, 18.9 km from the main water tank in Livingstone-Boma along Livingstone-Lusaka Road. 0Zambia1723C1 S1020

Herb to 0.4 m, occasional in woodland, occasional amongst grasses. Root very hard. Flowers white.

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83965Thesium goetzeanum29 Jan 1995DK Harder
DK Harder 2507 RM Polhill K
Collections in degraded and grazed woodland with limestone outcrops. Lusaka District; Ca. 500 m N of Jellis Farm turn in, on access road from Leopard's Hill Road. 1450Zambia1528A4C1380

Occasional from woody taproot; tepals light yellow; immature fruit light green.

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83966Thesium goetzeanum25 Feb 1996DK Harder
DK Harder 3511 RM Polhill K
With limestone rocks and shallow soils. Lusaka District; Lusaka East; Kanyanja; Kafue Powerline Road; S ca. 5 km; then W ca. 2 km to area of old military camp houses. 0Zambia1528C2C1350

Rare, herb; from fleshy rootstock; calyx green; petals (?) white; base of aging fruit white.

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84165Viscum combreticola18 Nov 1993MG Bingham
MG Bingham 9801 RM Polhill K
On Brachystegia allenii.Kabwe Rural District; Des Valley Farm. 0Zambia1428C2C1200

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