Angraecum chimanimaniense G. Will.

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Synonyms: Angraecum sp. no. 1 sensu Grosvenor (1976)
Common names:
Status: Native
A handsome epiphyte or lithophyte with large single flowers per inflorescence.
Notes: It is not an easily cultivated species with short-lived flowers. It is rare and occurs in small subpopulations.
Derivation of specific name: chimanimaniense: of the Chimanimani mountains
Habitat: In riverine forest.
Altitude range: (metres) 1800 m (approx)
Flowering time:Nov - Dec
Worldwide distribution: Chimanimani Mountains and a few other locations elsewhere in the Eastern Highlands (Vumba, Stapleford).
Zimbabwe distribution: E
Growth form(s): Epiphyte, lithophyte.
Endemic status: Endemic
Red data list status: Endangered
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Kimberley, M.J. (2003). A List of Epiphytic Orchids of Zimbabwe Excelsa 20 Page 49.

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1998). Orchidaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 11(2) Pages 372 - 378. (Includes a picture).

Mapaura, A. (2002). Endemic Plant Species of Zimbabwe. Kirkia 18(1) Page 128.


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African Plant Database: Angraecum chimanimaniense
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Angraecum chimanimaniense
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Angraecum chimanimaniense
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Angraecum chimanimaniense
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Angraecum chimanimaniense
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Angraecum chimanimaniense
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Angraecum chimanimaniense
Ispot Southern Africa : Angraecum chimanimaniense
JSTOR Plant Science: Angraecum chimanimaniense
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Angraecum chimanimaniense
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Angraecum chimanimaniense
Tropicos: Angraecum chimanimaniense
West African Plants database: Angraecum chimanimaniense

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Angraecum chimanimaniense., retrieved 28 October 2016

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