Habenaria pasmithii G.Will.

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Status: Native
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Notes: Red data status: VU D2
Derivation of specific name: pasmithii: named after P.A. Smith a collector in Botswana who collected the type specimen.
Habitat: In swamps in fairly deep seasonally flooding, slow-flowing water.
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Worldwide distribution: Known from northern Botswana and possibly western Zambia.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): W
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Near Endemic?
Red data list status: Vulnerable
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La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Page 115.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 128.

Williamson, G. (1982). A new Habenaria (Orchidaceae) from Botswana Kirkia 12(2) Pages 199 - 201. Protologue (Includes a picture).

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Habenaria pasmithii
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Habenaria pasmithii
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EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Habenaria pasmithii
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Habenaria pasmithii
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Habenaria pasmithii
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Ispot Southern Africa: Habenaria pasmithii
JSTOR Plant Science: Habenaria pasmithii
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Habenaria pasmithii
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Habenaria pasmithii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Habenaria pasmithii
The Plant List (version 1.1): Habenaria pasmithii
Tropicos: Habenaria pasmithii

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-18

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2018). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Habenaria pasmithii.
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=209060, retrieved 22 January 2018

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