Platycoryne micrantha Summerh.

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Type location:
Zambia, Mwinilunga
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca):
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,N
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Red data list status: Lower Risk - least concern
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La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Page 156.

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 71 - 72. Protologue

Williamson, G. (1977). The Orchids of South Central Africa J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd., London. Pages 72 - 73. (Includes a picture).

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Platycoryne micrantha
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Platycoryne micrantha
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Platycoryne micrantha
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Platycoryne micrantha
Plants of the World Online: Platycoryne micrantha
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Wikipedia: Platycoryne micrantha

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Platycoryne micrantha., retrieved 4 March 2024

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