Habenaria orthocentron P.J.Cribb

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Synonyms: Habenaria sp. Williamson & Drummond 1976 of Williamson, Orch. S. Centr. Africa: 45 (1977).
Common names:
Status: Native
Type location:
Zambia, Kawambwa
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In swamp forest.
Altitude range:
Flowering time:Jan - Feb
Worldwide distribution: Only known from Northern Zambia.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca):
Zambian distribution (Provinces): N
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Endemic
Red data list status: Data deficient
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Cribb, P.J. (1977). New orchids from South Central Africa Kew Bulletin 32(1) Pages 144 - 147. (Includes a picture).

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Page 83.

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 45 - 46. As Habenaria sp. (Williamson & Drummond 1976) (Includes a picture).

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

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Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Habenaria orthocentron.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=209050, retrieved 2 December 2023

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