Eulophia arenicola Schltr.

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Common names:
Status: Native
Type location:
Derivation of specific name: arenicola: sand loving.
Altitude range: 1500 - 2300 m
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Worldwide distribution: Angola, DRC, Zambia, Malawi and Botswana.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,N,W,C
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Cb,N,Lk,W
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 323.

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1998). Orchidaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 11(2) Pages 482 - 483. (Includes a picture).

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 341. (Includes a picture).

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 119.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 127.

Summerhayes, V.S. (1953). African orchids XXI Kew Bulletin 8(1) Page 156.

Williamson, G. (1977). The Orchids of South Central Africa J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd., London. Pages 168 - 169. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Botswana: Eulophia arenicola
Flora of Malawi: Eulophia arenicola

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Eulophia arenicola
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Eulophia arenicola
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Eulophia arenicola
Plants of the World Online: Eulophia arenicola
Tropicos: Eulophia arenicola
Wikipedia: Eulophia arenicola

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Eulophia arenicola., retrieved 27 May 2024

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