Disa rungweensis Schltr.

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Common names:
Frequency: Local
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: On rocky outcrops, often in wet grassland in rock crevices
Altitude range: 1750 - 2400 m
Flowering time:Feb - Apr
Worldwide distribution: Southern Tanzania and northern Malawi
Malawi distribution: N
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 321.

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Pages 186 - 187. (Includes a picture).

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 125. (Includes a picture).

Williamson, G. (1977). The Orchids of South Central Africa J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd., London. Pages 88 - 89. As Disa rungweensis subsp. rungweensis (Includes a picture).

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

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: Disa rungweensis.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=220790, retrieved 9 December 2023

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