Disa similis Summerh.

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Status: Native
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Zambia, Mwinilunga
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W,C
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,N,C
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Literature:

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Pages 174 - 175.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 119.

Summerhayes, V.S. (1964). African orchids XXIX Kew Bulletin 17(3) Pages 550 - 553. Protologue (Includes a picture).

Williamson, G. (1977). The Orchids of South Central Africa J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd., London. Pages 85 - 87. (Includes a picture).

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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Disa similis
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Disa similis
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Disa similis
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Disa similis
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Disa similis
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Disa similis
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Disa similis
iNaturalist: Disa similis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Disa similis
JSTOR Plant Science: Disa similis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Disa similis
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Disa similis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Disa similis
Plants of the World Online: Disa similis
The Plant List (version 1.1): Disa similis
Tropicos: Disa similis
Wikipedia: Disa similis


Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-20

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2020). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Disa similis.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=209440, retrieved 14 August 2020

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