Habenaria unifoliata Summerh.

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Common names:
Status: Native
Type location:
Zambia, Mwinilunga
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Worldwide distribution:
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W,C,E
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,N,E
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La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Page 144.

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 99.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 122.

Williamson, G. (1977). The Orchids of South Central Africa J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd., London. Pages 62 - 63. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Malawi: Habenaria unifoliata

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

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 unifoliata.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=209180, retrieved 22 September 2023

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