Polystachya parva Summerh.

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Common names:
Status: Native
Type location:
Zambia, Mwinilunga
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): W
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw
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La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1998). Orchidaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 11(2) Pages 340 - 341. (Includes a picture).

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 124.

Williamson, G. (1977). The Orchids of South Central Africa J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd., London. Pages 121 - 122. (Includes a picture).

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

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 parva.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=209840, retrieved 1 March 2024

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