Bulbophyllum gravidum Lindl.

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Status: Native
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Type location:
Bioko
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Habitat: Brachystegia woodland or open grassland, often lithophytic.
Altitude range: 1200 - 1400 m
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Worldwide distribution: Equatorial Guinea, Cameroon, DRC, Tanzania, Malawi and Zambia.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): W
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw
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Literature:

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Pages 294 - 295.

La Croix, I. et al. (1983). Malawi Orchids Volume 1 Epiphytic Orchids National Fauna Preservation Society of Malawi Page 50.

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Pages 195 - 196. (Includes a picture).

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 118.

Vermeulen, J.J. (1987). A Taxonomic Revision of the Continental African Bulbophyllinae Orchid Monographs Volume 2 E.J. Brill, Leiden-New York-Kopnhavn-Koln Pages 39 - 44. as Bulbophyllum cochleatum var. gravidum (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Malawi: Bulbophyllum gravidum

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


Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-17

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2017). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Bulbophyllum gravidum.
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=186700, retrieved 19 November 2017

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