Satyrium kitimboense Kraenzl.

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Satyrium kitimboense

Photo: Tomas Buruwate
Majuni district, Niassa Province.

Satyrium kitimboense

Photo: Tomas Buruwate
Majuni district, Niassa Province.

Satyrium kitimboense

Photo: Tomas Buruwate
Majuni district, Niassa Province.

Satyrium kitimboense

Photo: Tomas Buruwate
Majuni district, Niassa Province.

Satyrium kitimboense

Photo: Tomas Buruwate
Majuni district, Niassa Province.

Satyrium kitimboense

Photo: Tomas Buruwate
Majuni district, Niassa Province.

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Status: Native
Description:
Robust terrestrial herb, 35-75 cm high. Basal leaves 2, appressed to the ground, broadly ovate to kidney-shaped; leves along the stem 3-6, sheathing, up to 7 cm long. Inflorescence c. 10 cm long, up to 12-flowered. Flowers white with green tipped spurs. Petals and median sepal 18-23 cm long, oblanceolate; lip 16-23 c, long, very convex with a wide mouth; spurs 24-35 mm long.
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Derivation of specific name: kitimboense: from kitumbo in Southeastern Katanga, DRC, where the type specimen was collected.
Habitat: Open woodland.
Altitude range: 800 - 1800 m
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Worldwide distribution: Angola, DRC, Burundi, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique and Zambia.
Mozambique distribution: N
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Content last updated: Monday 23 February 2015
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 333.

Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 129. misspelled as S. ketumbense

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Pages 201 - 203.

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Pages 131 - 132. (Includes a picture).

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 124.

Summerhayes, V.S. (1968). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora of Tropical East Africa Pages 186 - 187.

Williamson, G. (1977). The Orchids of South Central Africa J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd., London. Pages 92 - 93. (Includes a picture).

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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Satyrium kitimboense
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Satyrium kitimboense.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=180870, retrieved 14 October 2019

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