Ophrypetalum odoratum Diels
subsp. odoratum

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Common names: Orchid stem-flower (English)
Frequency: Uncommon
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: odoratum: fragrant, scented.
Habitat: Understorey of dry forest, moist woodland and riverine forest.
Altitude range:
Flowering time:Oct - Nov
Worldwide distribution: Southern Kenya, Tanzania and northern Mozambique.
Mozambique distribution: N
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status: Vulnerable
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Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 130. (Includes a picture).

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Ophrypetalum odoratum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Ophrypetalum odoratum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Ophrypetalum odoratum
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Ophrypetalum odoratum
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Ophrypetalum odoratum
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Ophrypetalum odoratum
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Ophrypetalum odoratum
iNaturalist: Ophrypetalum odoratum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Ophrypetalum odoratum
JSTOR Plant Science: Ophrypetalum odoratum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Ophrypetalum odoratum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Ophrypetalum odoratum
Plants of the World Online: Ophrypetalum odoratum
Tropicos: Ophrypetalum odoratum
Wikipedia: Ophrypetalum odoratum

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Ophrypetalum odoratum subsp. odoratum.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=229820, retrieved 30 October 2020

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