Angraecopsis malawiensis P.J. Cribb & la Croix

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: malawiensis: of Malawi where the species was first found.
Habitat: On twigs and small branches in deeply shaded riverine and montane evergreen forest.
Altitude range: 900 - 2300 m
Flowering time:Mostly Mar - Apr
Worldwide distribution: Southern Tanzania and northern Malawi.
Malawi distribution: N,S
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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) Pages 399 - 400. (Includes a picture).

La Croix, I. et al. (1983). Malawi Orchids Volume 1 Epiphytic Orchids National Fauna Preservation Society of Malawi Pages 26 - 27. Protologue (Includes a picture).

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 257. (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 131.

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

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: Angraecopsis malawiensis., retrieved 14 April 2024

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