Cyrtorchis crassifolia Schltr.

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Cyrtorchis crassifolia

Photo: Nicholas Wightman
Growing low down on the tree trunk near the carpark of the Lazy-J Ranch wilderness area

Cyrtorchis crassifolia

Photo: Nicholas Wightman
Growing low down on the tree trunk near the carpark of the Lazy-J Ranch wilderness area

Cyrtorchis crassifolia

Photo: Nicholas Wightman
Growing low down on the tree trunk near the carpark of the Lazy-J Ranch wilderness area

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Status: Native
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Derivation of specific name: crassifolia: thick-leaved
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Zimbabwe distribution: N
Growth form(s): Epiphyte, lithophyte.
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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 318. (Includes a picture).

Kimberley, M.J. (2003). A List of Epiphytic Orchids of Zimbabwe Excelsa 20 Page 50.

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1998). Orchidaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 11(2) Pages 414 - 416. (Includes a picture).

La Croix, I. et al. (1983). Malawi Orchids Volume 1 Epiphytic Orchids National Fauna Preservation Society of Malawi Page 65. (Includes a picture).

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 266. (Includes a picture).

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 134.


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Flora of Malawi: Cyrtorchis crassifolia
Flora of Zambia: Cyrtorchis crassifolia

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


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Cyrtorchis crassifolia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=118770, retrieved 19 June 2018

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