Aerangis distincta J.L. Stewart & la Croix

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: On trunks and branches in riverine evergreen forest.
Altitude range: 650 - 1750 m
Flowering time:Nov - Dec(Feb - Apr in the North)
Worldwide distribution: Only known from Malawi.
Malawi distribution: N,C,S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Endemic
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La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1998). Orchidaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 11(2) Pages 384 - 386. (Includes a picture).

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 248. (Includes a picture).

Stewart, J. & la Croix, I.,F. (1986). Notes on the Orchids of southern tropical Africa III: Aerangis. Kew Bulletin 42(1) Pages 216 - 219. Protologue (Includes a picture).

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 130.

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

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 distincta., retrieved 16 April 2024

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