Disperis macowanii Bolus

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Common names:
Frequency: Rare
Status: Native
Notes: This species is known from only one collection on Nyika.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Among rocks and under shrubs in montane grassland.
Altitude range: 2225 m (approx)
Flowering time:March
Worldwide distribution: Tanzania, Malawi, Eswatini and South Africa.
Malawi distribution: N
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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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 322.

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Page 243.

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 158.

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External websites:

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

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: Disperis macowanii.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=220830, retrieved 5 December 2023

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