Disperis bifida × dicerochila

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Common names:
Frequency: Uncertain
Status: Native
A natural hybrid between Disperis bifida and Disperis dicerochila.
Notes: Not yet recorded from Malawi but likely to occur.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In leaf litter in deeply shaded understorey of evergreen forest.
Altitude range: 2180 m (approx)
Flowering time:Feb - Mar
Worldwide distribution: Known from the Zambian side of the Nyika Plateau and likely to occur in 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 322.

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Page 236.

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 161. (Includes a picture).

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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 bifida × dicerochila.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=220850, retrieved 30 November 2023

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