Satyrium ecalcaratum Schltr.

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Common names:
Frequency: Very rare
Status: Native
Notes: This species is only known in Malawi from only one collection on Mt Mulanje.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Under rocks
Altitude range: 2500 m (approx)
Flowering time:May
Worldwide distribution: DRC, Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania and Malawi.
Malawi distribution: S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Page 226.

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 152.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 141.

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

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: Satyrium ecalcaratum., retrieved 11 December 2023

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