Disa caffra Bolus

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Synonyms: Disa compta Summerh.
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Status: Native
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South Africa
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,N
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Red data list status: Data deficient
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Literature:

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 321. (Includes a picture).

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Pages 181 - 182. (Includes a picture).

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 122.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 118.

Summerhayes, V.S. (1964). African orchids XXIX Kew Bulletin 17(3) Pages 544 - 546. Protologue as Disa compta (Includes a picture).

Williamson, G. (1977). The Orchids of South Central Africa J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd., London. Pages 85 - 86. as Disa compta (Includes a picture).

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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Disa caffra
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Disa caffra
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Disa caffra
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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: Disa caffra.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=209340, retrieved 16 October 2019

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