Stolzia nyassana Schltr.

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: On mossy branches at edge of montane forest.
Altitude range: 2000 m (approx)
Flowering time:March
Worldwide distribution: Tanzania and Malawi.
Malawi distribution: N
Growth form(s):
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Dowsett-Lemaire, F. (1989). The flora and phytogeography of the evergreen forests of Malawi. I: Afromontane and mid-altitude forests; Bull. Jard. Bot. Nat. Belg. 59(1/2) Page 27.

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Page 290.

La Croix, I. et al. (1983). Malawi Orchids Volume 1 Epiphytic Orchids National Fauna Preservation Society of Malawi Page 130. (Includes a picture).

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 184. (Includes a picture).

Morris, B. (1970). Epiphytic Orchids of Malawi The Society of Malawi Page 76.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Stolzia nyassana
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Stolzia nyassana
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Stolzia nyassana
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Wikipedia: Stolzia nyassana

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Stolzia nyassana., retrieved 25 February 2024

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