Nervilia lilacea Jum. & H. Perrier

We have few details about this taxon; if you can provide any information, photos or reliable records, please contact one of the site authors. Email addresses are given on the home page.

Images: None on this site.

Specimen citations: Display citations Detailed records: Display species records QDS maps by: Google Maps Point records by Google Maps

Species details: Click on each item to see an explanation of that item (Note: opens a new window)

Synonyms: Nervilia gassneri Börge Pett.
Nervilia sp. no. 1 sensu Grosvenor (1976)
Common names:
Status: Native
Type location:
Derivation of specific name:
Altitude range:
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution:
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): W,C
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Cb,C
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
Insects associated with this species:
Spot characters: Display spot characters for this species

Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 40.

Fibeck, W. & Dare, M. (1993). Terrestrial Orchids in Zimbabwe. Excelsa 16 Page 67.

Grosvenor, R.K. (1976). A list of orchids indigenous in Rhodesia. Excelsa 6 Page 84. As Nervilia sp. no. 2

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Pages 257 - 260. (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 97.

Petterson, B. (1990). Nordic Journal of Botany 9 Pages 490 - 494. Protologue (Includes a picture).

Other sources of information about Nervilia lilacea:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Nervilia lilacea
Flora of Zimbabwe: Nervilia lilacea

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Nervilia lilacea
African Plant Database: Nervilia lilacea
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Nervilia lilacea
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Nervilia lilacea
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Nervilia lilacea
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Nervilia lilacea
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Nervilia lilacea
JSTOR Plant Science: Nervilia lilacea
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Nervilia lilacea
Plants of the World Online: Nervilia lilacea
Tropicos: Nervilia lilacea
Wikipedia: Nervilia lilacea

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Nervilia lilacea., retrieved 3 December 2023

Site software last modified: 10 May 2018 10:51pm
Terms of use