Bulbophyllum oreonastes Rchb.f.

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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.

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

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).

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Flora of Malawi: Bulbophyllum oreonastes

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Bulbophyllum oreonastes
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Bulbophyllum oreonastes
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Bulbophyllum oreonastes
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Bulbophyllum oreonastes
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Bulbophyllum oreonastes
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Bulbophyllum oreonastes
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Bulbophyllum oreonastes
Ispot Southern Africa: Bulbophyllum oreonastes
JSTOR Plant Science: Bulbophyllum oreonastes
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Bulbophyllum oreonastes
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Bulbophyllum oreonastes
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Bulbophyllum oreonastes
The Plant List (version 1.1): Bulbophyllum oreonastes
Tropicos: Bulbophyllum oreonastes

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: Bulbophyllum oreonastes.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=186730, retrieved 22 May 2019

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