Polystachya calluniflora Kraenzl.
var. hologlossa P.J. Cribb & la Croix

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Synonyms: Polystachya sp. (Williamson 421) of Williamson, Orch. S. Centr. Africa: 122 (1977).
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Status: Native
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Dowsett-Lemaire, F. (1989). The flora and phytogeography of the evergreen forests of Malawi. I: Afromontane and mid-altitude forests; Bull. Jard. Bot. Nat. Belg. 59(1/2) Page 27. As Polystachya calluniflora

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1998). Orchidaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 11(2) Pages 334 - 336.

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 218. (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 121 - 122. as Polystachya sp. (Williamson 421) (Includes a picture).

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Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Polystachya calluniflora var. hologlossa.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=209830, retrieved 23 April 2024

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