Aerangis brachycarpa (A.Rich.) T.Durand & Schinz

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Synonyms: Aerangis sp. (Williamson 615) of Williamson, Orch. S. Centr. Africa: 193 (1977).
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Status: Native
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Flowering time:Dec - Mar
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Zambian distribution (Provinces): N,C
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La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1998). Orchidaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 11(2) Pages 383 - 384.

La Croix, I. et al. (1983). Malawi Orchids Volume 1 Epiphytic Orchids National Fauna Preservation Society of Malawi Pages 18 - 19. (Includes a picture).

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 117.

Stewart, J. (1979). A Revision of the African Species of Aerangis (Orchidaceae) Kew Bulletin 34(2) Pages 244 - 250. (Includes a picture).

Stewart, J. & Campbell, B. (1996). Orchids of Kenya Timber Press Inc, Portland Oregon, USA ISBN0-88192-357-5 Pages 7 - 8. (Includes a picture).

Williamson, G. (1977). The Orchids of South Central Africa J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd., London. Pages 193 - 194. as Aerangis sp. (Williamson 615) (Includes a picture).

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Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Aerangis brachycarpa., retrieved 3 December 2023

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