FZ.43. Calyptrochilum Kraenzl.

Description of the genus

Monopodial epiphytes. Leaves alternate, fleshy. Inflorescences short, dense with zigzag rhachis. Flowers white. Sepals slightly shorter than petals but otherwise similar. Lip 3-lobed, spurred, the spur abruptly geniculate in the middle and dilated at the apex. Rostellum prominent. Pollinia 2.

Worldwide: 2 species in tropical Africa

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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christyanum (Rchb. f.) Summerh.N,W,C,SNw,N,C,SDescription, Image

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Flora of Malawi: Calyptrochilum
Flora of Mozambique: Calyptrochilum
Flora of Zimbabwe: Calyptrochilum

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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Calyptrochilum
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Calyptrochilum
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Calyptrochilum
Wikipedia: Calyptrochilum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Calyptrochilum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Calyptrochilum

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-21

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2021). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Calyptrochilum.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=443, retrieved 20 October 2021

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