Jumellea usambarensis J.J. Wood

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Synonyms: Jumellea sp. Morris No. 161. of Morris, Epiphyt. Orch. Malawi: 82 (1970).
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Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: usambarensis: of the Usambara Mts, Tanzania where the type specimen was collected.
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Worldwide distribution: Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi and Mozambique.
Malawi distribution: S
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Harris, T., Darbyshire, I. & Polhill, R. (2011). New species and range extensions from Mt Namuli, Mt Mabu and Mt Chiperone in northern Mozambique Kew Bulletin 66(2) Page 248.

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1998). Orchidaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 11(2) Page 381.

La Croix, I. et al. (1983). Malawi Orchids Volume 1 Epiphytic Orchids National Fauna Preservation Society of Malawi Pages 79 - 80. (Includes a picture).

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 244. (Includes a picture).

Morris, B. (1970). Epiphytic Orchids of Malawi The Society of Malawi Page 82. As Jumellea sp. Morris No. 161.

Stewart, J. & Campbell, B. (1996). Orchids of Kenya Timber Press Inc, Portland Oregon, USA ISBN0-88192-357-5 Pages 47 - 48.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 137.

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Jumellea usambarensis.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=216370, retrieved 21 February 2024

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