Stolzia compacta P.J. Cribb
subsp. compacta

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name:
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).

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.

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
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Stolzia compacta
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Stolzia compacta
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Stolzia compacta
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Stolzia compacta
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Stolzia compacta
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Stolzia compacta
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Stolzia compacta
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Stolzia compacta
Ispot Southern Africa: Stolzia compacta
JSTOR Plant Science: Stolzia compacta
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Stolzia compacta
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Stolzia compacta
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Stolzia compacta
The Plant List (version 1.1): Stolzia compacta
Tropicos: Stolzia compacta

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: Stolzia compacta subsp. compacta., retrieved 22 July 2019

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