Habenaria argentea P.J.Cribb

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Synonyms: Habenaria sp. Williamson & Drummond 1649 of Williamson, Orch. S. Centr. Africa: 51 (1977).
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Status: Native
Type location:
Zambia, Kawambwa District
Derivation of specific name: argentea: silvery
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Worldwide distribution:
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W,C
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,Lp
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Endemic status:
Red data list status: Lower Risk - near threatened
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Cribb, P.J. (1977). New orchids from South Central Africa Kew Bulletin 32(1) Pages 140 - 143. (Includes a picture).

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Page 126.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 121.

Williamson, G. (1977). The Orchids of South Central Africa J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd., London. Pages 49 - 51. As Habenaria sp. (Williamson & Drummond 1649) (Includes a picture).

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Habenaria argentea
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Habenaria argentea
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Habenaria argentea
Plants of the World Online: Habenaria argentea
Tropicos: Habenaria argentea
Wikipedia: Habenaria argentea

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Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Habenaria argentea.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=208820, retrieved 26 February 2024

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