Aerangis oligantha Schltr.

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Status: Native
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Habitat: On moss-covered trunks and branches in montane evergreen forest.
Altitude range: 1900 - 2100 m
Flowering time:Oct - Dec
Worldwide distribution: Southern Tanzania and northern Malawi.
Malawi distribution: N
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Endemic status: Near Endemic
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Literature:

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1998). Orchidaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 11(2) Page 390.

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 252. (Includes a picture).

Stewart, J. (1979). A Revision of the African Species of Aerangis (Orchidaceae) Kew Bulletin 34(2) Pages 301 - 304. (Includes a picture).

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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Aerangis oligantha
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Aerangis oligantha
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Aerangis oligantha
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Aerangis oligantha
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Aerangis oligantha
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Aerangis oligantha
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Aerangis oligantha
iNaturalist: Aerangis oligantha
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Aerangis oligantha
JSTOR Plant Science: Aerangis oligantha
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Aerangis oligantha
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Aerangis oligantha
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Aerangis oligantha
Plants of the World Online: Aerangis oligantha
The Plant List (version 1.1): Aerangis oligantha
Tropicos: Aerangis oligantha
Wikipedia: Aerangis oligantha


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Aerangis oligantha.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=221050, retrieved 26 August 2019

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