Bulbophyllum oreonastes Rchb.f.

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Synonyms: Bulbophyllum zenkerianum Kraenzl.
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Status: Native
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Habitat: In Riverine forest and Brachystegia woodland, both as an epiphyte and a lithophyte on shaded mossy rocks
Altitude range: 1000 - 1200 m
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Worldwide distribution: West Africa, CAR, DRC, Rwanda, Uganda, Malawi and Zambia.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): W
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,Cb
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La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Page 308.

Morris, B. (1970). Epiphytic Orchids of Malawi The Society of Malawi Pages 42 - 44. (Includes a picture).

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 118.

Summerhayes, V.S. (1957). African orchids XXIV Kew Bulletin 12(1) Page 116. as Bulbophyllum zenkerianum

Vermeulen, J.J. (1987). A Taxonomic Revision of the Continental African Bulbophyllinae Orchid Monographs Volume 2 E.J. Brill, Leiden-New York-Kopnhavn-Koln Pages 149 - 150. (Includes a picture).

Williamson, G. (1977). The Orchids of South Central Africa J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd., London. Pages 134 - 136. Also as Polystachya zenkeranum (Includes a picture).

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Bulbophyllum oreonastes.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=186730, retrieved 3 December 2023

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