Polystachya epiphytica De Wild.

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Status: Native
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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 352 - 353.

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 122 - 123. (Includes a picture).

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

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 epiphytica.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=209870, retrieved 25 April 2024

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