Bulbophyllum X chikukwa W. Fibeck & S. Mavi

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Frequency: Rare and local
Status: Native
A natural hybrid between Bulbophyllum scaberulum and B. maximum
Derivation of specific name: chikukwa: after Chief Chikukwa, in whose area the type specimen was found.
Habitat: On tree trunks and lichen-covered rocks in high rainfall miombo woodland.
Altitude range: (metres) 1300 m (approx)
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Worldwide distribution: So far only known from the Chikukwa Communal Land in the lower Chimanimani Area, Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Fibeck, W. & Mavi, S. (2000). A natural orchid hybrid from Zimbabwe Kirkia 17(2) Pages 147 - 149. Protologue

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Bulbophyllum X chikukwa
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Bulbophyllum X chikukwa.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=231710, retrieved 27 February 2024

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