Bolusiella iridifolia (Rolfe) Schltr.
subsp. picea P.J. Cribb

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Bolusiella iridifolia subsp. picea

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Castleburn cliffs, Vumba

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Synonyms: Bolusiella sp. no. 1 sensu Grosvenor (1976) (Wild 2083)
Tridactyle iridifolia (Rolfe) Schltr.
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Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Epiphyte or, rarely, lithophyte.
Notes: This small plant usually grows embedded in lichen.
Derivation of specific name: iridifolia: with leaves like an Iris
Habitat: Montane and submontane forest and high rainfall Brachystegia woodland.
Altitude range: (metres) 1350 - 2400 m
Flowering time:Feb - Mar
Worldwide distribution: Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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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 317. (Includes a picture).

Cribb, P.J. (1977). New orchids from South Central Africa Kew Bulletin 32(1) Pages 178 - 180. (Includes a picture).

Kimberley, M.J. (2003). A List of Epiphytic Orchids of Zimbabwe Excelsa 20 Page 49.

La Croix, I. et al. (1983). Malawi Orchids Volume 1 Epiphytic Orchids National Fauna Preservation Society of Malawi Page 38.

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 259.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 131.


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African Plant Database: Bolusiella iridifolia
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Bolusiella iridifolia
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Bolusiella iridifolia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Bolusiella iridifolia
Ispot Southern Africa : Bolusiella iridifolia
JSTOR Plant Science: Bolusiella iridifolia
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Bolusiella iridifolia
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Bolusiella iridifolia
Tropicos: Bolusiella iridifolia
West African Plants database: Bolusiella iridifolia


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: Bolusiella iridifolia subsp. picea.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=118740, retrieved 30 July 2016

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