Glossostelma nyikense Goyder

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Frequency: Very local and rare
Status: Native
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Derivation of specific name: nyikense: of Nyika, a mountain plateau in Malawi and Zambia.
Habitat: Montane grassland.
Altitude range: 2000 - 2250 m
Flowering time:Oct - Nov
Worldwide distribution: Only known from the Nyika Plateau, Malawi and Zambia
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): E
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Mc
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Endemic status: Near Endemic
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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 70.

Goyder, D.J. (1995). Notes on the African genus Glossostelma Kew Bulletin 50 Pages 545 - 547. (Includes a picture).

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 25.

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Flora of Malawi: Glossostelma nyikense

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


Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-20

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2020). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Glossostelma nyikense.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=216940, retrieved 8 July 2020

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