Brachycorythis pleistophylla Rchb. f.
subsp. leopoldi (Kraenzl.) Summerh.

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Grassland
Altitude range: 1350 m (approx)
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Gabon, DRC, Tanzania, Malawi and Angola.
Malawi distribution: N
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Baumann, G. (2005). Photographic Guide to Wildflowers of Malawi Wildlife and Environmental Society of Malawi Pages 216 - 217. (Includes a picture).

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) Pages 21 - 22.

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 32. (Includes a picture).

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

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: Species information: Brachycorythis pleistophylla subsp. leopoldi., retrieved 11 December 2023

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