Eulophia schweinfurthii Kraenzl.

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Eulophia schweinfurthii

Photo: Warren McCleland
10 km south-west of Save Bridge

Eulophia schweinfurthii

Photo: Warren McCleland
10 km south-west of Save Bridge

Eulophia schweinfurthii

Photo: Warren McCleland
10 km south-west of Save Bridge

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Synonyms: Lissochilus pentheri Schltr.
Common names:
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
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Angola, DRC, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Botswana.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,E,S
Growth form(s): Terrestrial.
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 325.

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1998). Orchidaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 11(2) Pages 477 - 478.

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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Flora of Botswana: Eulophia schweinfurthii
Flora of Malawi: Eulophia schweinfurthii
Flora of Mozambique: Eulophia schweinfurthii
Flora of Zambia: Eulophia schweinfurthii

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Eulophia schweinfurthii
African Plant Database: Eulophia schweinfurthii
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Eulophia schweinfurthii
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Eulophia schweinfurthii
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Eulophia schweinfurthii
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Eulophia schweinfurthii
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Eulophia schweinfurthii
Ispot Southern Africa: Eulophia schweinfurthii
JSTOR Plant Science: Eulophia schweinfurthii
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Eulophia schweinfurthii
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Eulophia schweinfurthii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Eulophia schweinfurthii
The Plant List (version 1.1): Eulophia schweinfurthii
Tropicos: Eulophia schweinfurthii

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: Eulophia schweinfurthii., retrieved 21 July 2019

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