Tridactyle virginea P.J. Cribb & la Croix

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Status: Native
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Habitat: On horizontal branches in submontane evergreen forest, often forming large colonies.
Altitude range: 1600 - 1900 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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La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1998). Orchidaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 11(2) Page 456.

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 297. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Tridactyle virginea

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Tridactyle virginea
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Tridactyle virginea
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Wikipedia: Tridactyle virginea

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: Tridactyle virginea., retrieved 16 April 2024

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