Habenaria gabonensis Rchb.f.
var. piloceras (Rchb.f.) Summerh.

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Status: Native
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): W,C
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,C
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La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Page 71. As Habenaria gabonensis psiloceras

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. In error; does NOT occur in Zimbabwe

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 41 - 42. (Includes a picture).

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

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: Habenaria gabonensis var. piloceras.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=208900, retrieved 3 December 2023

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