Satyrium afromontanum la Croix & P.J. Cribb

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Common names:
Frequency: Very local
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In damp places in shelter under rocks.
Altitude range: 2100 - 2400 m
Flowering time:March
Worldwide distribution: Only known from Mt Mulanje, Malawi.
Malawi distribution: S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Endemic
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La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Pages 224 - 226.

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Pages 151 - 152. as Satyrium aberrans (Includes a picture).

La Croix, I.F. & Cribb, P.J. (1993). New taxa in Habenaria, Satyrium & Schizochilus (Orchidaceae) from the Flora Zambesiaca areaw Kew Bulletin 48(2) Pages 361 - 363. Protologue (Includes a picture).

Strugnell, A.M. (2002). Endemics of Mt. Mulanje. The endemic spermatophytes of Mt. Mulanje, Malawi Systematics and Geography of Plants 72 Page 18.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 140.

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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: Satyrium afromontanum., retrieved 1 March 2024

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