Brownleea mulanjiensis Linder

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Common names:
Frequency: Local
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: mulanjiensis: of Mt Mulanje
Habitat: Montane grassland
Altitude range: 2100 - 2400 m
Flowering time:Feb - Apr
Worldwide distribution: Only known from Mt. Mulanje, Malawi.
Malawi distribution: S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Endemic
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La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Pages 192 - 193. (Includes a picture).

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 109. (Includes a picture).

Linder, H.P. (1985). Notes on the orchids of Southern tropical Africa I: Brownleea and Herschelia Kew Bulletin 40(1) Pages 125 - 127. Protologue (Includes a picture).

Strugnell, A.M. (2002). Endemics of Mt. Mulanje. The endemic spermatophytes of Mt. Mulanje, Malawi Systematics and Geography of Plants 72 Page 18.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 132.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Brownleea mulanjiensis
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Brownleea mulanjiensis
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Brownleea mulanjiensis
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Brownleea mulanjiensis
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Brownleea mulanjiensis
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Brownleea mulanjiensis
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Brownleea mulanjiensis
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Brownleea mulanjiensis
JSTOR Plant Science: Brownleea mulanjiensis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Brownleea mulanjiensis
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Brownleea mulanjiensis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Brownleea mulanjiensis
Plants of the World Online: Brownleea mulanjiensis
Tropicos: Brownleea mulanjiensis
Wikipedia: Brownleea mulanjiensis

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: Brownleea mulanjiensis., retrieved 21 March 2023

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