Polystachya albescens Ridl.
subsp. imbricata (Rolfe) Summerh.

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Records of this taxon from all countries are shown in the table below. Cases where the taxon is native, naturalised, possibly planted or definitely planted are all listed.

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Record number No of images Record date Recorder(s) Coll. Det. Conf. Herbaria Habitat Location Loc code(s) Outing code Planted code Country QDS Grid ref. FZ Div Alt. (m) Notes Lat Long Loc Acc Code
102492310 Dec 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Natural forest margin of park-like wooded vegetation.La Rochelle Botanic Garden, Penhalonga740Zimbabwe1832D3 1226Low-level epiphyte.7
33014120 Dec 2010BT Wursten
P Ballings
Park-like wooded vegetationLa Rochelle Botanic Garden74,156
0Zimbabwe1832D3 E1221Epiphyte7
42278108 Nov 2008S Dondeyne
BT Wursten
On a remnant tree in mostly cleared woodlandAlong road up Serra Vumba, Manica.0Mozambique1832D4 MS10006
2068031 Jan 2005MA Hyde
BT Wursten
Roadside at forest edgeCascades Rd turn-off, Essex Rd, Vumba630Zimbabwe1932B2 E11700
1653126 Nov 2003BT Wursten
P Ballings
Margin of riverine forest and Brachystegia woodlandBelow base of Mtarazi Falls.0Zimbabwe1832D2 E9702
1042570 1989F Dowsett-Lemaire
Epiphyte in submontane evergreen forestMatipa-Wilindi Forests, Misiku Hills2140Malawi0933C2 N0Listed by Dowsett-Lemaire in Bull. Jard. Bot Nat. Belg. 59(1/2): 3-131, 1989.5
1045500 1989F Dowsett-Lemaire
Epiphyte in submontane evergreen forestMughesse Forest, eastern Misiku Hills2140Malawi0933D1 N0Listed by Dowsett-Lemaire in Bull. Jard. Bot Nat. Belg. 59(1/2): 3-131, 1989.5
1026300 1983IF La Croix
IF La Croix
Surrounding areas of Research Station at Bvumbwe, Shire Highlands0Malawi1535C3 S1200Listed By La Croix & La Croix in Orchids of Bvumbwe, Malawi Society Journal 36(2): 16-18, 1983. 5
36188025 Jul 1980 Petterson


Mt M'Ponduine, Namaacha, Maputo Province0Mozambique2532C3 M760Cited in Flora Zambesiaca Vol. 11 part 2: 330 (1998)2
36182023 Nov 1975JS Ball
JS Ball


Near Shigodora, southwestern Vumba630Zimbabwe1932b1 E0Cited in Flora Zambesiaca Vol. 11 part 2: 329 (1998)2
1025230 Dec 1971 Westwood

Bvumbwe, Thyolo District0Malawi1535C3 S1150Cited in Flora Zambesiaca volume 11 part 2: 330, 1998.5
1026740 1965B Morris
B Morris
Gallery forest along stream.Limbuli stream, below Mt Mulanje.0Malawi1635B1 S1100Listed by Morris in Epiphytic Orchids of Limbuli stream, Malawi Society Journal 18(2): 59-70, 19655
1025040 1964B Morris
B Morris
Only two records above 4500 ft, but frequent in gallery forest at the lower altitudes. Loosely epiphytic on rocks or horizontal branches.Mt Soche, Limbe, Blantyre2110Malawi1535C3 S1500Listed in Morris (1967) epiphytic orchids of Soche Mountain5
102524010 Jan 1959HM Richards
HM Richards

In rain forest. Misiku Hills0Malawi0933C2 N1650Cited in Flora Zambesiaca volume 11 part 2: 330, 1998.4
702520 Mount Mulanje1790Malawi1535D3 S00

Total records found: 15

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Records of: Polystachya albescens.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species-display.php?species_id=118280, retrieved 1 July 2022

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