Orthochilus welwitschii Rchb. f.

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Synonyms: Eulophia welwitschii (Rchb. f.) Rolfe
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Status: Native
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Derivation of specific name: welwitschii: named after the Austrian botanist, Friedrich Martin Welwitsch (1806-1872)
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): W
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw
Growth form(s): Terrestrial.
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La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1998). Orchidaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 11(2) Pages 508 - 509.

Martos, F., Johnson, S.D., Peter, C.I & Bytebier, B. (2014). A molecular phylogeny reveals paraphyly of the large genus Eulophia (Orchidaceae): A case for the reinstatement of Orthochilus Taxon 63(1) Page 20.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 120. As Eulophia welwitschii

Summerhayes, V.S. (1953). African Orchids: XXII Kew Bulletin 8(4) Page 587. as Eulophia welwitschii

Williamson, G. (1977). The Orchids of South Central Africa J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd., London. Pages 156 - 157. As Eulophia welwitschii (Includes a picture).

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Orthochilus welwitschii
African Plant Database: Orthochilus welwitschii
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Orthochilus welwitschii
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Wikipedia: Orthochilus welwitschii

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: Orthochilus welwitschii.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=119690, retrieved 5 December 2023

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