Platycoryne brevirostris Summerh.

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Common names:
Status: Native
Type location:
Zambia, Mwinilunga
Notes: Red data status: VU D2
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Worldwide distribution:
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): W
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw
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Endemic status:
Red data list status: Vulnerable
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La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Pages 152 - 153. (Includes a picture).

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 123.

Summerhayes, V.S. (1958). African orchids XXVI Kew Bulletin 13(2) Page 257.

Summerhayes, V.S. (1958). African orchids XXV Kew Bulletin 13(1) Pages 68 - 69. p

Williamson, G. (1977). The Orchids of South Central Africa J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd., London. Pages 70 - 71. (Includes a picture).

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Platycoryne brevirostris
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Platycoryne brevirostris
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Platycoryne brevirostris
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Platycoryne brevirostris
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Platycoryne brevirostris
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Platycoryne brevirostris
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Platycoryne brevirostris
iNaturalist: Platycoryne brevirostris
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Platycoryne brevirostris
JSTOR Plant Science: Platycoryne brevirostris
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Platycoryne brevirostris
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Platycoryne brevirostris
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Platycoryne brevirostris
Plants of the World Online: Platycoryne brevirostris
Tropicos: Platycoryne brevirostris
Wikipedia: Platycoryne brevirostris

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-22

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2022). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Platycoryne brevirostris., retrieved 28 September 2022

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