Malaxis weberbaueriana (Kraenzl.) Summerh.

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Synonyms: Malaxis stolzii (Schltr.) Summerh.
Malaxis welwitschii (Rchb. f.) ined.
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Status: Native
Description:
Dwarf, mostly terrestrial orchid with creeping rhizomes or fusiform tuberous roots, broad plicate (pleated) leaves and terminal inflorescences, flowering with the leaves. The flowers are small and the lip (the unpaired petal) is without a spur.
Type location:
Cameroon
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Worldwide distribution: Cameroon, also in Bioko, D.R.Congo, Kenia, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): W
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw
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Literature:

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Pages 284 - 286.

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 181. (Includes a picture).

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-19

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2019). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Malaxis weberbaueriana.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=118090, retrieved 21 May 2019

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