Bulbophyllum expallidum J.J.Verm.

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Bulbophyllum expallidum

Photo: Nicholas Wightman
Epiphyte on various trees in rocky seepage area near to Kalungwishi headwaters

Bulbophyllum expallidum

Photo: Nicholas Wightman
Epiphyte on various trees in rocky seepage area near to Kalungwishi headwaters

Bulbophyllum expallidum

Photo: Nicholas Wightman
Epiphyte on various trees in rocky seepage area near to Kalungwishi headwaters

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Synonyms: Bulbophyllum buntingii sensu Williamson in Orch. S. Centr. Africa: 138 (1977)
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Status: Native
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Habitat: In mixed woodland
Altitude range: 1275 - 1900 m
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Worldwide distribution: DRC, Tanzania, Malawi and Zambia.
Malawi distribution: N
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Literature:

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 317.

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Page 299.

La Croix, I. et al. (1983). Malawi Orchids Volume 1 Epiphytic Orchids National Fauna Preservation Society of Malawi Pages 41 - 42. as Bulbophyllum acutisepalum (Includes a picture).

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Pages 188 - 189. (Includes a picture).

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 118.

Vermeulen, J.J. (1984). Five new species and one new variety of continental Bulbophyllum (Orchidaceae) Bulletin du Jardin Botanique National de Belgique 54 Pages 146 - 147. Protologue

Vermeulen, J.J. (1987). A Taxonomic Revision of the Continental African Bulbophyllinae Orchid Monographs Volume 2 E.J. Brill, Leiden-New York-Kopnhavn-Koln Pages 72 - 73. (Includes a picture).

Williamson, G. (1977). The Orchids of South Central Africa J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd., London. Pages 138 - 139. as Bulbophyllum buntingii (Includes a picture).

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Bulbophyllum expallidum.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=186690, retrieved 23 September 2019

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