Aerangis carnea J.L. Stewart

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: On trunks and branches in deep shade in riverine and submontane forest.
Altitude range: 1300 - 1900 m
Flowering time:Nov - Dec
Worldwide distribution: Southern Tanzania and northern Malawi.
Malawi distribution: N
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Near Endemic
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 314.

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 26.

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1998). Orchidaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 11(2) Page 384.

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 247. (Includes a picture).

Stewart, J. (1979). A Revision of the African Species of Aerangis (Orchidaceae) Kew Bulletin 34(2) Pages 271 - 273. (Includes a picture).

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Aerangis carnea
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Aerangis carnea
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Aerangis carnea
Plants of the World Online: Aerangis carnea
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Wikipedia: Aerangis carnea

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: Aerangis carnea., retrieved 18 April 2024

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