Orthochilus mechowii Rchb. f.

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Mozambique records: View all records (16)

Records of this taxon from Mozambique 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
107269102 Dec 2019BT Wursten
P Ballings
JM Machinga
BT Wursten
Rocky submontane grassland on steep slopeAlong path to Mt Binga above Nhamadzi River crossing, Chimanimani National Reserve168
0Mozambique1933C3 MS13187
64844226 Oct 2014BT Wursten
A Mapaura
J Timberlake
K Mutasa
K Mutasa
BT Wursten


Open grassland in full sunlight. Western slope above Mutandani Valley, eastern Chimanimani Mts.168
0Mozambique1933C3 MS990Terrestrial orchid about 30 cm tall. Flowers yellow with reddish and bright yellow centre. Leaves with parallel dark-green veins. Lateral roots developing from bulb. 7
42163120 Nov 2007S Dondeyne
BT Wursten
GrasslandAlong trail from Chikukwa camp to forest, lower Chimanimani Mts1680Mozambique1932D2 MS11007
42164212 Nov 2006BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten

GrasslandGrass plateau above Morumbodzi Falls, lower slopes Mt Gorongosa. 4,710Mozambique1834A3 MS8607

Total records found: 4

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Records of: Orthochilus mechowii.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species-display.php?species_id=119700, retrieved 25 October 2021

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