Cheirostylis nuda (Thouars) Ormerod

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Synonyms: Cheilostylis sarcopus Schltr.
Cheirostylis gymnochiloides (Ridl.) Rchb. f.
Cheirostylis micrantha Schltr.
Monochilus gymnochiloides Ridl.
Common names:
Frequency: Local and uncommon
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In riverine forest in deep shade in leaf mould.
Altitude range: (metres) 300 - 760 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Tanzania, Zimbabwe, KwaZulu-Natal South Africa and Madagascar.
Zimbabwe distribution: E
Growth form(s): Terrestrial.
Endemic status:
Red data list status: Lower Risk - least concern
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Golding, J.S. (ed.) (2002). Zimbabwe Plant Red Data List. Southern African Plant Red Data Lists. SABONET 14 Page 175. As Cheirostylis gymnochiloides

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Pages 10 - 11. (Includes a picture).

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Cheirostylis nuda
African Plant Database: Cheirostylis nuda
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Cheirostylis nuda
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Cheirostylis nuda
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Cheirostylis nuda
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Cheirostylis nuda
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Cheirostylis nuda
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Cheirostylis nuda
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Cheirostylis nuda
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Cheirostylis nuda
Ispot Southern Africa: Cheirostylis nuda
JSTOR Plant Science: Cheirostylis nuda
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Cheirostylis nuda
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Cheirostylis nuda
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Cheirostylis nuda
The Plant List (version 1.1): Cheirostylis nuda
Tropicos: Cheirostylis nuda

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Cheirostylis nuda., retrieved 19 July 2019

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