Cyrtorchis arcuata (Lindl.) Schltr.
subsp. whytei (Rolfe) Summerh.

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Status: Native
Description:
Type location:
Malawi
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Altitude range: 1200 - 1500 m
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Worldwide distribution: Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, DRC, Ethiopia, Kenya, Zanzibar, Malawi, Mozambique and Zambia.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): C
Zambian distribution (Provinces): C
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Literature:

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 318.

Harris, T., Darbyshire, I. & Polhill, R. (2011). New species and range extensions from Mt Namuli, Mt Mabu and Mt Chiperone in northern Mozambique Kew Bulletin 66(2) Page 248.

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1998). Orchidaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 11(2) Pages 411 - 412.

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 265. (Includes a picture).

La Croix, I.F. & La Croix T.M. (1983). Orchids of Bvumbwe The Society of Malawi Journal 36(2) Page 16.

Morris, B. (1965). Epiphytic orchids of the Limbuli Stream, Mlanje The Society of Malawi Journal 18(2) Page 61.

Morris, B. (1967). The epiphytic orchids of Soche Mountain. Historic and Scientific Society of Malawi Journal 20(2) Pages 34 - 35.

Morris, B. (1970). Epiphytic Orchids of Malawi The Society of Malawi Pages 104 - 106. (Includes a picture).

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

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Pages 133 - 134.

Summerhayes, V.S. (1960). African orchids XXVII Kew Bulletin 14(1) Pages 147 - 148.

Williamson, G. (1977). The Orchids of South Central Africa J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd., London. Page 198. (Includes a picture).

Other sources of information about Cyrtorchis arcuata subsp. whytei:

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Flora of Malawi: Cyrtorchis arcuata subsp. whytei
Flora of Mozambique: Cyrtorchis arcuata subsp. whytei

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Cyrtorchis arcuata
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Cyrtorchis arcuata
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Cyrtorchis arcuata
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Cyrtorchis arcuata
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Cyrtorchis arcuata
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Cyrtorchis arcuata
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Cyrtorchis arcuata
iNaturalist: Cyrtorchis arcuata
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Cyrtorchis arcuata
JSTOR Plant Science: Cyrtorchis arcuata
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Cyrtorchis arcuata
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Cyrtorchis arcuata
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Cyrtorchis arcuata
Plants of the World Online: Cyrtorchis arcuata
The Plant List (version 1.1): Cyrtorchis arcuata
Tropicos: Cyrtorchis arcuata
Wikipedia: Cyrtorchis arcuata


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: Cyrtorchis arcuata subsp. whytei.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=209890, retrieved 10 December 2019

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