Habenaria verdickii (De Wild.) Schltr.

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Status: Native
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Derivation of specific name: verdickii: named after Edgard Antoine Auguste Verdick, Belgian-born plant collector in Katanga.
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,N,Mc
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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 145 - 147. (Includes a picture).

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 99. (Includes a picture).

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 96.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 122.

Summerhayes, V.S. (1964). African orchids XXIX Kew Bulletin 17(3) Page 529.

Williamson, G. (1977). The Orchids of South Central Africa J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd., London. Pages 63 - 65. (Includes a picture).

Other sources of information about Habenaria verdickii:

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Flora of Malawi: Habenaria verdickii
Flora of Zimbabwe: Habenaria verdickii

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Habenaria verdickii
African Plant Database: Habenaria verdickii
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Habenaria verdickii
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Habenaria verdickii
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Habenaria verdickii
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Habenaria verdickii
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Habenaria verdickii
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Habenaria verdickii
iNaturalist: Habenaria verdickii
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Habenaria verdickii
JSTOR Plant Science: Habenaria verdickii
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Habenaria verdickii
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Habenaria verdickii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Habenaria verdickii
Plants of the World Online: Habenaria verdickii
The Plant List (version 1.1): Habenaria verdickii
Tropicos: Habenaria verdickii
Wikipedia: Habenaria verdickii

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-20

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2020). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Habenaria verdickii.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=117190, retrieved 17 January 2020

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