Stolzia compacta P.J. Cribb
subsp. compacta

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Synonyms: Stolzia sp. (Williamson, Ball & Simon 371) of Williamson, Orch. S. Centr. Africa: 128 (1977).
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Status: Native
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Habitat: Montane forest.
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Worldwide distribution: Only known from the Nyika Plateau and Mt Mulanje, Malawi
Malawi distribution: N,S
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Endemic status: Endemic
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Cribb, P.J. (1977). New orchids from South Central Africa Kew Bulletin 32(1) Pages 159 - 162. as Stolzia compacta (Includes a picture).

Cribb, P.J. (1978). A revision of Stolzia (Orchidaceae) Kew Bulletin 33(1) Pages 81 - 83.

Dowsett-Lemaire, F. (1989). The flora and phytogeography of the evergreen forests of Malawi. I: Afromontane and mid-altitude forests; Bull. Jard. Bot. Nat. Belg. 59(1/2) Page 27. As Stolzia compacta

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Page 288.

La Croix, I. et al. (1983). Malawi Orchids Volume 1 Epiphytic Orchids National Fauna Preservation Society of Malawi Page 129.

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 183.

Williamson, G. (1977). The Orchids of South Central Africa J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd., London. Pages 128 - 130. as Stolzia sp. (Williamson, Ball & Simon 371) (Includes a picture).

Willis, C.K., Burrows, J.E., Fish, L., Phiri, P.S.M., Chikuni, A.C. & Golding, J. (2001). Developing a greater understanding of the flora of the Nyika Syst. Geogr. Pl. 71(2) Page 999.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Stolzia compacta
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Stolzia compacta
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Stolzia compacta
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Stolzia compacta
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Wikipedia: Stolzia compacta

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: Stolzia compacta subsp. compacta., retrieved 11 December 2023

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