Microcoelia smithii (Rolfe) Summerh.

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Dry deciduous forest.
Altitude range: 600 m (approx)
Flowering time:September
Worldwide distribution: Kenya, Tanzania and Malawi.
Malawi distribution: S
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La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1998). Orchidaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 11(2) Pages 428 - 429.

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 282. (Includes a picture).

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Microcoelia smithii
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Microcoelia smithii
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Microcoelia smithii
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Microcoelia smithii
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iNaturalist: Microcoelia smithii
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Microcoelia smithii
JSTOR Plant Science: Microcoelia smithii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Microcoelia smithii
Plants of the World Online: Microcoelia smithii
Tropicos: Microcoelia smithii
Wikipedia: Microcoelia smithii

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: Microcoelia smithii.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=221140, retrieved 28 February 2024

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