Platycoryne latipetala Summerh.

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Common names:
Status: Native
Type location:
Zambia, Mwinilunga
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Worldwide distribution:
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,W
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw
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Endemic status:
Red data list status: Lower Risk - near threatened
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La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Pages 154 - 156. (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 XXV Kew Bulletin 13(1) Pages 64 - 65. Protologue

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 latipetala
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Platycoryne latipetala
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Platycoryne latipetala
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Platycoryne latipetala
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Platycoryne latipetala
JSTOR Plant Science: Platycoryne latipetala
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Platycoryne latipetala
Plants of the World Online: Platycoryne latipetala
Tropicos: Platycoryne latipetala
Wikipedia: Platycoryne latipetala

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: Platycoryne latipetala., retrieved 29 November 2023

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