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Air Malawi (Malawi)

Collection Creator:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
The majority of the Archives Department's public reference requests can be answered using material in these files, which may be accessed through the Reading Room at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. More specific information can be requested by contacting the Archives Research Request.
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National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Air Transport
National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Air Transport / Series F1: Air Transport, Airlines
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg248012a57-e2bc-45c8-a489-d0dc2afe7c82
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-1183-f-ref1303

Air Malawi (Malawi)

Collection Creator:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.  Search this
Container:
Drawer F1A, Folder 311970-01
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
Documents
Collection Restrictions:
The majority of the Archives Department's public reference requests can be answered using material in these files, which may be accessed through the Reading Room at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. More specific information can be requested by contacting the Archives Research Request.
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National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Air Transport
National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Air Transport / Series F1: Air Transport, Airlines / Air Malawi (Malawi)
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg2a01b675c-b693-45a9-8bd3-75142b1c460b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-1183-f-ref1304

Air Malawi (Malawi)

Collection Creator:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.  Search this
Container:
Drawer F1A, Folder 311970-80
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
Photos
Collection Restrictions:
The majority of the Archives Department's public reference requests can be answered using material in these files, which may be accessed through the Reading Room at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. More specific information can be requested by contacting the Archives Research Request.
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National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Air Transport
National Air & Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Air Transport / Series F1: Air Transport, Airlines / Air Malawi (Malawi)
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg296d53ba8-c857-4b6e-91f6-fe4a5f665828
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-1183-f-ref1307

Parmotrema cetratum (Ach.) Hale

Biogeographical Region:
26 - South Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
M. Jellicoe  Search this
Microhabitat Description:
Tree  Search this
Place:
Uipya plateau, Malawi, Africa
Collection Date:
Apr 1969
Taxonomy:
Fungi Ascomycota Lecanoromycetes Lecanorales Parmeliaceae
Published Name:
Parmotrema cetratum (Ach.) Hale
Barcode:
00279422
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Bryophytes and Lichens
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3573ed8f4-098b-4dc3-a6b3-c1cc6171fc27
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_2610642

Parmotrema cetratum (Ach.) Hale

Biogeographical Region:
26 - South Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
Leonard John Brass  Search this
Max. Elevation:
2100  Search this
Microhabitat Description:
Tree  Search this
Min. Elevation:
2100  Search this
Place:
Mlanje distr., mlanje mt., luchenya plateau, Malawi, Africa
Collection Date:
27 Jun 1946
Taxonomy:
Fungi Ascomycota Lecanoromycetes Lecanorales Parmeliaceae
Published Name:
Parmotrema cetratum (Ach.) Hale
Barcode:
00279420
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Bryophytes and Lichens
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/337162465-d936-46db-b744-41b300854c7d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_2632799

Operation Crossroads Africa: Nyasaland

Producer:
Kroeker, Russell (liner notes)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Phonograph record (analog, 33 1/3 rpm, 12 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Phonograph records
Place:
Malawi
Date:
1962
Contents:
The boys home, Mpemba (1:47) --Reception at Chileka (3:34) --Music Nyasaland (3:36) --Wel-en-se-kay (2:25) -- The Nyasaland police band (3:30) --The dedication ceremony (8:58) --The Blantyre School girls (2:55) --Chitaganya Chata (3:27) --Water (3:57) --Anyone else but you (1:38) --What have they done? (2:35) --Yellow bird (2:28) --Tribal songs (2:55) --The dance festival (5:23) -- Interviews (5:08).
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-LP-4953

Kroeker.100
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint):
Malawi Kroeker 1962
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Malawi.
General:
A report on Operation Crossroads Africa. Program notes and time on container by Russell D. Kroeker.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-LP-4953
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Moses and Frances Asch Collection
Moses and Frances Asch Collection / Series 9: Audio Recordings / LP
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk53bc96458-8158-4818-aaa7-54c9338cf95f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref24688

African Postcard Collection

Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
61 Volumes
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Volumes
Postcards
Place:
Algeria
Angola
Benin
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cameroon
Cape Verde
Central African Republic
Chad
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Côte d'Ivoire
Mozambique
Morocco
Mali
Namibia
Rwanda
Niger
Nigeria
Somalia
South Africa
Sierra Leone
Sudan
Tanzania
Togo
Tunisia
Zimbabwe
Zambia
Uganda
Senegal
Kenya
Liberia
Ghana
Guinea
Mauritania
Madagascar
Malawi
Djibouti
Ethiopia
Gabon
Egypt
Eritrea
Africa
Date:
1898-[ongoing]
Summary:
This collection includes postcards from 45 African countries. Subjects include agriculture; animals; artists; body arts; cityscapes; cultural landscapes; dance; education; expeditions; flora; industry; leaders; marketplaces; medicine; military; missionaries; music; portraits; recreation; rites and ceremonies; and transportation, among many other topics.
Arrangement note:
Arranged by country and topic
Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014
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African Postcard Collection
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7db935b22-d87f-4afd-95bb-b2f1180fcf9d
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-1985-014
Online Media:

Malawi (MW)

Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Series 27
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African Postcard Collection
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7498d9512-9bb9-419c-a71b-ce3bff25df62
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref603

African Portrait Limbe, Malawi

Photographer:
Waller, Margaret  Search this
Creator:
Jafta Cards, Harare, Zimbabwe  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., b&w, 15 x 10 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Malawi
Malawi, -- Southern Region, -- Limbe
Date:
circa 1980
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "African Portrait - Limbe, Malawi."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Photograph: Margaret Waller / A59 Jafta Cards, Harare, Zimbabwe."
Local Numbers:
EEPA MW-20-01
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Baskets  Search this
Genre/Form:
Picture postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA MW 1996-009-0022
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 27: Malawi (MW)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo728ab1160-f612-4356-912d-744c83f83883
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref6420

Women and girls of Kota Kota (Nyasaland Diocese)

Creator:
Universities' Mission to Central Africa  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Malawi
Malawi, -- Central Region, -- Nkhotakota (Kota Kota)
Date:
circa 1920
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "Women and Girls of Kota Kota (Nyasaland Diocese), dressed in the Chilundu which so often puzzles English working parties."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Universities' Mission to Central Africa, 9. Dartmouth Street, Westminster."
Postmarked postage stamp, manuscript message, and address on verso.
Local Numbers:
EEPA MW-20-02
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Textile fabrics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Picture postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA MW 2012-001-1588
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 27: Malawi (MW)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo75c7b353d-286b-42e5-b605-0be924c53f8a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref6421

The Nyassa Industrial Mission

Creator:
Walker, A., Rev.  Search this
Nyassa Industrial Mission  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Malawi
Malawi, -- Southern Region, -- Nyasa Mission
Date:
circa 1920
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "The Nyassa Industrial Mission preaches the Gospel to the natives of British Central Africa who work on the Misssion plantations, and also in the surrounding villages as illustrated above. For further particulars write to the Secretary, Rev. A. Walker, Sandrock, Sevenoaks, who will thankfully receive contributions."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Universities' Mission to Central Africa, 9. Dartmouth Street, Westminster."
Postmarked postage stamp, manuscript message, and address on verso.
Local Numbers:
EEPA MW-39-01
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Missionaries  Search this
Missions  Search this
Education -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Picture postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA MW 2012-001-1589
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 27: Malawi (MW)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7a66738b3-5fee-4c24-a381-c6cda525c496
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref6422

David Livingstone correspondence with James Young, and fragments of other letters

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Correspondence, 12-21 cm in envelope 25 x 38 cm)
Container:
Item M092
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1853-1863
Scope and Contents note:
Livingstone's autograph letters to his financial supporter James Young, including two fragments ([4] pages on 1 sheet, dated July 7, 1863, Cataracts of Shire [Malawi]; and [4] pages, undated, with caption heading "3 sheet"), and a complete, signed letter dated Cataracts, August 1, 1863 ([8] pages), with addendum "August 8, Cataracts" on page [8]. Livingstone's letters discuss the missionaries on the Zambezi expedition, his plan to sell his boat the Lady Nyassa in Bombay, and his praise for John Kirk. Persons mentioned in Livingstone's letters include Mr. Tod; Mr. Hannam; John Kirk; Meller; Thornton; Mr. Hamilton; Rae; Mrs. Baines; Dr. Macleod; and Bishop Tozer. The manuscript group also includes an autograph letter signed by Robert Candlish (Edinburgh, November 14, 1853; [1] page) to an unidentified recipient ("My dear sir"); an autograph letter with letterhead "2, Eton Terrace, Edinburgh" (correspondents' names illegible; dated "Thursday"; [3] pages on 1 sheet); and an autograph letter dated Edinburgh, 5 July 1859 (sender Dr. [Thomas] Guthrie?; [4] pages on 1 sheet).
General note:
Also included in the manuscript group: an engraved card illustrating a church building in Gothic Revival style, with captions: 1. (handwritten) "Commercial school"; 2. (engraved) "There are two sets of converging lines in this object, one converging to the right and the other to the left." Verso of card is blank.
Collection Rights:
The collection is housed in the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History, which is open to researchers Monday through Friday in the afternoons, from 1:30 to 5:00 p.m.; morning visits are by appointment only. Please call (202) 633-1184 or email AskaLibrarian@si.edu for an appointment.
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Russell E. Train Africana collection
Russell E. Train Africana collection / 5: Manuscripts
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sc231b3aec7-f925-4e9b-8864-b57f4949a2c8
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sil-cl-xxxx-0014-ref1849

Maps

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1878
Scope and Contents note:
This series includes one hand-drawn map documenting travel around Lake Nysasa [Lake Malawi] in Tanzania.
Collection Rights:
The collection is housed in the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History, which is open to researchers Monday through Friday in the afternoons, from 1:30 to 5:00 p.m.; morning visits are by appointment only. Please call (202) 633-1184 or email AskaLibrarian@si.edu for an appointment.
Identifier:
SIL-CL.XXXX-0014, Series 6
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Russell E. Train Africana collection
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sc2cc5d76cc-0cd4-4b03-b13c-d491bf10126c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sil-cl-xxxx-0014-ref2243

Album of 71 black and white albumen print photographs of colonial South Africa, Zimbabwe and Malawi

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
Extent:
1 Album (Photograph albums, 8 x 5.5 in. or smaller (photographs), 12 x 10 x 1.5 in. (album))
Container:
Item Ph032
Type:
Archival materials
Albums
Date:
1880 - 1890
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs from South Africa, Rhodesia and British Central Africa. The photos are of natives in a Kraal, portraits of natives and photos of Mrs. Livingstone's grave, Algoa Bay after storm with wrecked sailing ships, and a portrait of Cecil Rhodes.
General note:
59 of the photographs, mounted recto and verso on 31 leaves. Black calf binding. Ph032 is the accession number in the Russell E. Train inventory list of the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History.
Collection Rights:
The collection is housed in the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History, which is open to researchers Monday through Friday in the afternoons, from 1:30 to 5:00 p.m.; morning visits are by appointment only. Please call (202) 633-1184 or email AskaLibrarian@si.edu for an appointment.
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Russell E. Train Africana collection
Russell E. Train Africana collection / Series 9: Photographs
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sc2022b25c2-d878-4376-bed6-c36e129317a0
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sil-cl-xxxx-0014-ref2455

Centropus superciliosus

Collector:
L. C. Walker  Search this
Preparation:
Egg(s)
Sex:
unknown
Place:
Chiromo, 'Niassa District', Southern Region, Malawi, Africa
Collection Date:
5 Feb 1922
Common name:
White-browed Coucal
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Aves, Cuculiformes, Cuculidae
Published Name:
Centropus superciliosus
Accession Number:
000000
Other Numbers:
Field Number : 178
USNM Number:
B38886
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Vertebrate Zoology
Birds
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Birds Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/37da1824f-c501-4e33-936a-a9e8dac24c04
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_4165559

Colius striatus

Collector:
L. C. Walker  Search this
Preparation:
Egg(s)
Sex:
unknown
Place:
Chiromo, Malawi, Africa
Collection Date:
29 Dec 1921
Common name:
Speckled Mousebird
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Aves, Coliiformes, Coliidae
Published Name:
Colius striatus
Accession Number:
000000
Other Numbers:
Field Number : 114
USNM Number:
B38891
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Vertebrate Zoology
Birds
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Birds Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3c43decd8-5c1e-4199-b730-815121a2a7e4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_4165564

Dicrurus adsimilis

Collector:
L. C. Walker  Search this
Preparation:
Egg(s)
Sex:
unknown
Place:
Chiromo, Malawi, Africa
Collection Date:
27 Oct 1921
Common name:
Fork-tailed Drongo
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Aves, Passeriformes, Dicruridae
Published Name:
Dicrurus adsimilis
Accession Number:
000000
Other Numbers:
Field Number : 25
USNM Number:
B38905
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Vertebrate Zoology
Birds
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Birds Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3235d240e-4b97-4c89-a322-236e50d06c5b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_4165578

Herbertus capensis (Steph.) Sim

Biogeographical Region:
26 - South Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
Hiram Wild  Search this
Min. Elevation:
2743  Search this
Place:
Mt. Mlange, Main Peak Sapitwa, Mlanje Dist., Nyasaland., Malawi, Africa
Collection Date:
11 May 1963
Taxonomy:
Plantae Marchantiophyta Jungermanniopsida Jungermanniales Herbertaceae
Published Name:
Herbertus capensis (Steph.) Sim
Barcode:
04667605
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Botany
Bryophytes and Lichens
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3fbdcd215-b2d5-4f95-b11b-8aa642a608e5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_16537286

Floribundaria floribunda (Dozy & Molk.) M. Fleisch.

Biogeographical Region:
26 - South Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
J. D. Chapman  Search this
Place:
Savani Stream, Ruo Gorge, Mlanje Mt., Mlanje Dist., Nyasaland., Malawi, Africa
Collection Date:
7 Jul 1958
Taxonomy:
Plantae Bryophyta Bryopsida Hypnales Meteoriaceae
Published Name:
Floribundaria floribunda (Dozy & Molk.) M. Fleisch.
Barcode:
04593577
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Botany
Bryophytes and Lichens
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/36d47698b-c6fc-44fb-af52-ce34f9edf377
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_16527272

Ischyrodon lepturus (Taylor) Schelpe

Biogeographical Region:
26 - South Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
J. Pawek  Search this
Min. Elevation:
1372  Search this
Place:
Mzimba Dist., Mzuzu, Marymount., Northern, Malawi, Africa
Collection Date:
9 Feb 1975
Taxonomy:
Plantae Bryophyta Bryosidea Hypnales Fabroniaceae
Published Name:
Ischyrodon lepturus (Taylor) Schelpe
Barcode:
04581801
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Botany
Bryophytes and Lichens
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/36a340d23-8397-4681-b6c0-00bc05cae134
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_16521821

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