Polystachya armeniaca la Croix & P.J.Cribb

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Synonyms: Polystachya laxiflora sensu Williamson in Orch. S. Centr. Africa: 117 (1977), non Lindl.
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Status: Native
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Zambia, Mwinilunga
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): W
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw
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Cribb, P.J. & La Croix, I. (1996). New Polystachya species (Orchidaceae) from tropical West and South-central Africa Kew Bulletin 51(3) Pages 573 - 575. Protologue (Includes a picture).

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1998). Orchidaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 11(2) Pages 330 - 332. (Includes a picture).

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

Williamson, G. (1977). The Orchids of South Central Africa J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd., London. Pages 117 - 118. as Polystachya laxiflora (Includes a picture).

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Polystachya armeniaca
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Polystachya armeniaca
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Polystachya armeniaca
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Tropicos: Polystachya armeniaca
Wikipedia: Polystachya armeniaca

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Polystachya armeniaca.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=209800, retrieved 9 December 2023

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