Polystachya kaluluensis P.J. Cribb & la Croix

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Status: Native
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Habitat: On rocks and trees in Brachystegia woodland, occasionally in riverine forest.
Altitude range: 800 - 900 m
Flowering time:Nov - Dec
Worldwide distribution: So far only known from the Kalulu Hills in southern Malawi.
Malawi distribution: S
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Endemic status: Endemic
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La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1998). Orchidaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 11(2) Pages 355 - 356.

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 233. Protologue (Includes a picture).

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Polystachya kaluluensis
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Wikipedia: Polystachya kaluluensis

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 kaluluensis.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=220990, retrieved 19 July 2024

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