Cyrtorchis arcuata (Lindl.) Schltr.
subsp. whytei (Rolfe) Summerh.

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Common names:
Status: Native
Notes: Recently recorded from Mt Namuli.
Derivation of specific name:
Altitude range: 1200 - 1500 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, DRC, Ethiopia, Kenya, Zanzibar, Malawi, Mozambique and Zambia.
Mozambique distribution: Z
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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 318.

Harris, T., Darbyshire, I. & Polhill, R. (2011). New species and range extensions from Mt Namuli, Mt Mabu and Mt Chiperone in northern Mozambique Kew Bulletin 66(2) Page 248.

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1998). Orchidaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 11(2) Pages 411 - 412.

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 265. (Includes a picture).

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Pages 133 - 134.

Other sources of information about Cyrtorchis arcuata subsp. whytei:

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Flora of Malawi: Cyrtorchis arcuata subsp. whytei
Flora of Zambia: Cyrtorchis arcuata subsp. whytei

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Cyrtorchis arcuata
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Cyrtorchis arcuata
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Cyrtorchis arcuata
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Cyrtorchis arcuata
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Cyrtorchis arcuata
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Cyrtorchis arcuata
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Cyrtorchis arcuata
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Cyrtorchis arcuata
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Cyrtorchis arcuata
JSTOR Plant Science: Cyrtorchis arcuata
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Cyrtorchis arcuata
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Cyrtorchis arcuata
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Cyrtorchis arcuata
The Plant List (version 1.1): Cyrtorchis arcuata
Tropicos: Cyrtorchis arcuata

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Cyrtorchis arcuata subsp. whytei., retrieved 24 February 2018

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