Eulophia elegans Schltr.

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Submontane grassland and margins of vleis.
Altitude range: 1150 - 1750 m
Flowering time:Feb - Mar
Worldwide distribution: Tanzania and Malawi.
Malawi distribution: N,C,S
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La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1998). Orchidaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 11(2) Pages 500 - 501. (Includes a picture).

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 315. (Includes a picture).

La Croix, I.F. & La Croix T.M. (1983). Orchids of Bvumbwe The Society of Malawi Journal 36(2) Page 17.

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External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Eulophia elegans., retrieved 10 December 2023

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