Malaxis weberbaueriana (Kraenzl.) Summerh.

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Synonyms: Malaxis stolzii (Schltr.) Summerh.
Malaxis welwitschii (Rchb. f.) ined.
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Status: Native
Dwarf, mostly terrestrial orchid with creeping rhizomes or fusiform tuberous roots, broad plicate (pleated) leaves and terminal inflorescences, flowering with the leaves. The flowers are small and the lip (the unpaired petal) is without a spur.
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Worldwide distribution: Cameroon, also in Bioko, D.R.Congo, Kenia, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Pages 284 - 286.

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 181. (Includes a picture).

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Malaxis weberbaueriana
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Malaxis weberbaueriana
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Malaxis weberbaueriana
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Malaxis weberbaueriana
The Plant List (version 1.1): Malaxis weberbaueriana
Tropicos: Malaxis weberbaueriana

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: Malaxis weberbaueriana., retrieved 21 July 2019

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