Liparis tridens Kraenzl.

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Common names:
Frequency: Probably rare
Status: Native
Notes: Only known from a single uncollected record on Mt Mulanje
Derivation of specific name: tridens: 3-toothed, referring to the 3-lobed lip.
Habitat: On mossy branches in riverine forest.
Altitude range: 1400 m (approx)
Flowering time:January
Worldwide distribution: Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Cameroon, Bioko, Uganda, Tanzania and Malawi.
Malawi distribution: S
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La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Page 282.

La Croix, I. et al. (1983). Malawi Orchids Volume 1 Epiphytic Orchids National Fauna Preservation Society of Malawi Page 82. (Includes a picture).

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 179.

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External websites:

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

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: Liparis tridens., retrieved 21 March 2023

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