ESWATINI NATIONAL TRUST COMMISSION

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Fauna - Vertebrates

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Schizochilus cecilii subsp. culveri
       
(Schizochilus bulbinella)

Orchidaceae

Near Endemic
Found within protected areas: Malolotja
Schedule B
Illegal trade

Red Data Information (2002):
Status: LR nt Endemism: Near endemic Distribution: NW Swaziland, Malolotja Confined to the mountains between Barberton (South Africa) and northwestern Swaziland. Flowers from December to January.

South African Red List:
Rare (13/08/2009)

IUCN Red List:
()

Regional distribution:
Confined to the mountains between Barberton (South Africa) and northwestern Swaziland.

Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Schizochilus bulbinella - Slender, hairless. Stem usually leaning or carried horizontally. Leaves four or five, well-developed, low down on stem, largest c 9 cm long X c 6 mm wide, usually less. Flower-spike dense, up to c 4 cm long, flowers closely set; bracts small, erect. Perianth segments c 4 mm long, odd petal erect with short spur.

* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.

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