Habenaria petraea Renz & Grosvenor

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Status: Native
Description:
Type location:
Malawi, Nyika Plateau
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Habitat: Damp montane grassland and forest margins.
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Worldwide distribution: Misuku Hills and Nyika Plateau, Malawi and Zambia.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): E
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Mc
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Endemic status: Near Endemic
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Literature:

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 328.

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Pages 102 - 103.

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 77. (Includes a picture).

Willis, C.K., Burrows, J.E., Fish, L., Phiri, P.S.M., Chikuni, A.C. & Golding, J. (2001). Developing a greater understanding of the flora of the Nyika Syst. Geogr. Pl. 71(2) Page 1000.

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Flora of Malawi: Habenaria petraea

External websites:

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


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: Habenaria petraea.
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=209080, retrieved 20 November 2017

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