Swaziland's Flora Database:
Cheirostylis nuda (Thouars) Ormerod
(name current 2016)
Growth form: Herb
Also occurs outside southern Africa
Found within protected areas
Swaziland abundance: rare
Swaziland distribution: one locality
Local abundance: rare
Red Data Book Information:
Status: CR B1B2cC2b Threats: Mining Distribution: Bomvu Ridge (Ngwenya Mountain— Malolotja) Appears to be extremely rare everywhere. There is apparently only a single collection from Swaziland. Also known from dune forest in South Africa, and as far afield as Tanzania and Madagascar. Flowers from August to September. Iron ore mining is a threat in Swaziland.
Also known from dune forest in South Africa, and as far afield as Tanzania and Madagascar.
Pooley, E. (1998). A Field Guide to Wild Flowers Kwazulu-Natal and the Eastern Region. Natal Flora Publications Trust, Durban.
Stewart, J., H.P. Linder, E.A. Schelpe, A.V. Hall. 1982. Wild Orchids of Southern Africa. Macmillan South Africa, Johannesburg.