Polystachya erythrocephala Summerh.

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Common names:
Status: Native
Type location:
Zambia, Solwezi
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Habitat: Known only from the type specimen.
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Worldwide distribution:
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): W
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw
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Endemic status:
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 336.

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 erythrocephala
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Polystachya erythrocephala
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Polystachya erythrocephala
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Polystachya erythrocephala
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Wikipedia: Polystachya erythrocephala

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 erythrocephala.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=209770, retrieved 22 February 2024

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