Angraecum umbrosum P.J. Cribb

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Synonyms: Angraecum linearifolium P.J. Cribb
Angraecum sp. Morris No. 171. of Morris, Epiphyt. Orch. Malawi: 85 (1970).
Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: umbrosum: shaded, referring to the preference of this species to grow in a deeply shaded habitat.
Habitat: Riverine and submontane forest.
Altitude range: 1700 - 1900 m
Flowering time:Oct - Dec
Worldwide distribution: Only known from Malawi.
Malawi distribution: N,S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Endemic
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Cribb, P.J. & Stewart, J. (1985). Additions to the Orchid Flora of Tropical Africa Kew Bulletin 40(2) Page 407.

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1998). Orchidaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 11(2) Page 376.

La Croix, I. et al. (1983). Malawi Orchids Volume 1 Epiphytic Orchids National Fauna Preservation Society of Malawi Pages 32 - 33. as Angraecum linearifolium (Includes a picture).

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 242. (Includes a picture).

Morris, B. (1970). Epiphytic Orchids of Malawi The Society of Malawi Pages 85 - 87. as Angraecum sp. Morris No. 171.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Angraecum umbrosum
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Angraecum umbrosum
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Tropicos: Angraecum umbrosum
Wikipedia: Angraecum umbrosum

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: Angraecum umbrosum., retrieved 13 July 2024

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