Disa miniata Summerh.

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Status: Native
Description:
Type location:
Zambia, Mbala
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: miniata: cinnabar-red
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Flowering time:Jan - Feb
Worldwide distribution: DRC (Shaba), Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,C
Zambian distribution (Provinces): N,Mc
Growth form(s): Terrestrial.
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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 321.

Fibeck, W. & Dare, M. (1993). Terrestrial Orchids in Zimbabwe. Excelsa 16 Page 56.

Grosvenor, R.K. (1976). A list of orchids indigenous in Rhodesia. Excelsa 6 Page 80.

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Pages 167 - 168. (Includes a picture).

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Pages 113 - 114. (Includes a picture).

Linder, H.P. (1981). Taxonomic studies in the Disinae (Orchidaceae): IV A revision of Disa Berg. sect. Micranthae Lindl. Bulletin du Jardin Botanique National de Belgique 51(3/4) Pages 317 - 319. (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 95.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 119.

Summerhayes, V.S. (1964). African orchids XXIX Kew Bulletin 17(3) Pages 539 - 540. Protologue (Includes a picture).

Williamson, G. (1977). The Orchids of South Central Africa J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd., London. Pages 82 - 83. (Includes a picture).

Other sources of information about Disa miniata:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Disa miniata
Flora of Mozambique: Disa miniata
Flora of Zimbabwe: Disa miniata

External websites:

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


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: Disa miniata.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=117350, retrieved 14 August 2020

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