FZ.35. Acampe Lindl.

Description of the genus

Monopodial epiphytic herbs, pseudobulbs absent. Stem erect, often woody, mostly unbranched. Leaves somewhat fleshy, more or less folded lengthwise. Inflorescences axillary, simple or branched. Flowers non-resupinate, fleshy. Petals and sepals similar; lip saccate or with a short spur. Pollinia 4, joined in 2 pairs.

Worldwide: 10 species in SEAsia, Madagascar and the W Indian Ocean; one species in tropical and subtropical Africa

Malawi: 1 taxon.

Acampe pachyglossa

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pachyglossa Rchb. f.C,SDescription, Image

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Flora of Mozambique: Acampe
Flora of Zambia: Acampe
Flora of Zimbabwe: Acampe

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Acampe
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Acampe
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Acampe
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Acampe
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iNaturalist: Acampe
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Acampe
JSTOR Plant Science: Acampe
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Acampe
Plants of the World Online: Acampe
Tropicos: Acampe
Wikipedia: Acampe

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 Malawi: Genus page: Acampe.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=435, retrieved 29 November 2023

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