Eulophia schweinfurthii Kraenzl.

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Synonyms: Lissochilus pentheri Schltr.
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Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: schweinfurthii: after Dr Georg August Schweinfurth (1836-1925), German botanical collector and taxonomist.
Habitat: In open woodland and on pan margins in mopane woodland, usually in lower altitude hot river valleys.
Altitude range: (metres) 300 - 1950 m
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Worldwide distribution: Angola, DRC, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Botswana.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,E,S
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La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 340.

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


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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: Eulophia schweinfurthii., retrieved 31 May 2016

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