Polystachya adansoniae Rchb. f.

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Records of this taxon from all countries are shown in the table below. Cases where the taxon is native, naturalised, possibly planted or definitely planted are all listed.

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Record number No of images Record date Recorder(s) Coll. Det. Conf. Herbaria Habitat Location Loc code(s) Outing code Planted code Country QDS Grid ref. FZ Div Admin prov Alt. (m) Notes Lat Long Loc Acc Code
67002329 Oct 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
J Timberlake
K Mutasa
BT Wursten
BT Wursten
PJ Cribb




Epiphyte in Uapaca-brachystegia woodland Plateau above Mevumodzi Gorge, Eastern Chimanimani Mts 168
0Mozambique1933C3 MS1173Small epiphytic orchid up to 12 cm high; pseudobulbs yellowish, short, ovoid; leaves 1-2; inflorescences terminal on pseudobulbs densely flowered but all in fruit7
33428022 Dec 2010BT Wursten
P Ballings
Brachystegia woodlandRoad to Nyamuakwarara River, John Meikle Research Station210
0Zimbabwe1832D2 E11757
1169120 Apr 2007BT Wursten
A Mapaura
TM Müller
P Ballings
C Chapano
In woodland. Mt Gorongosa40Mozambique1834A3 MS0Listed by Mueller et Al. (2012) in Vegetation survey of Mt Gorongosa Appendix 1: 39-52.2
1652106 May 2005MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Globe Rock, Vumba41,63,1560Zimbabwe1932B2 EFlowering in cultivation 0
1651125 Oct 2003MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Brachystegia woodlandGlobe Rock, Vumba41,63,1560Zimbabwe1932B2 E14000
102533008 Jan 1987IF La Croix
IF La Croix


Kaningina Forest Reserve, below Kaningina Peak.0Malawi1134A3 N1500Cited in Flora Zambesiaca volume 11 part 2: 336, 19985
702510 Mount Mulanje1790Malawi1535D3 S00

Total records found: 7

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-22

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2022). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Records of: Polystachya adansoniae.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species-display.php?species_id=118270, retrieved 2 December 2022

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