Platycoryne protearum (Rchb.f.) Rolfe
var. recurvirostra G.Will.

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Common names:
Status: Native
Type location:
Zambia, Kawambwa District
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Worldwide distribution:
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W,E
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Lp,N
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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) Page 149.

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Flora of Malawi: Platycoryne protearum var. recurvirostra

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Platycoryne protearum
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Platycoryne protearum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Platycoryne protearum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Platycoryne protearum
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Platycoryne protearum
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Platycoryne protearum
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Platycoryne protearum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Platycoryne protearum
Ispot Southern Africa: Platycoryne protearum
JSTOR Plant Science: Platycoryne protearum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Platycoryne protearum
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Platycoryne protearum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Platycoryne protearum
The Plant List (version 1.1): Platycoryne protearum
Tropicos: Platycoryne protearum

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-19

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2019). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Platycoryne protearum var. recurvirostra., retrieved 20 May 2019

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