Polystachya asper P.J.Cribb & Podzorski

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Status: Native
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): W
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw
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Red data list status: Data deficient
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La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1998). Orchidaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 11(2) Page 360.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 123.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Polystachya asper
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Polystachya asper
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Polystachya asper
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Polystachya asper
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Polystachya asper
JSTOR Plant Science: Polystachya asper
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Polystachya asper
Plants of the World Online: Polystachya asper
Tropicos: Polystachya asper
Wikipedia: Polystachya asper

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: Polystachya asper.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=209760, retrieved 26 February 2024

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