Polystachya magnibracteata P.J. Cribb

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Status: Native
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Habitat: Submontane forest and Brachystegia/Uapaca woodland.
Altitude range: 1300 - 1900 m
Flowering time:Oct - Nov
Worldwide distribution: Tanzania and Malawi.
Malawi distribution: N,S
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La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1998). Orchidaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 11(2) Pages 353 - 354. (Includes a picture).

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 230.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Polystachya magnibracteata
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Polystachya magnibracteata
Plants of the World Online: Polystachya magnibracteata
Tropicos: Polystachya magnibracteata
Wikipedia: Polystachya magnibracteata

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: Polystachya magnibracteata.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=220980, retrieved 16 April 2024

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