Diaphananthe pulchella Summerh.

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Synonyms: Diaphananthe pachyrhiza P.J. Cribb
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Status: Native
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,N
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 318.

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1998). Orchidaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 11(2) Pages 418 - 420.

La Croix, I. et al. (1983). Malawi Orchids Volume 1 Epiphytic Orchids National Fauna Preservation Society of Malawi Pages 70 - 71. as Diaphananthe pachyrhiza (Includes a picture).

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 271. (Includes a picture).

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Diaphananthe pulchella
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Diaphananthe pulchella
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EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Diaphananthe pulchella
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Diaphananthe pulchella
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Diaphananthe pulchella
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Diaphananthe pulchella
Ispot Southern Africa: Diaphananthe pulchella
JSTOR Plant Science: Diaphananthe pulchella
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Diaphananthe pulchella
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Diaphananthe pulchella
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Diaphananthe pulchella
The Plant List (version 1.1): Diaphananthe pulchella
Tropicos: Diaphananthe pulchella

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-18

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2018). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Diaphananthe pulchella.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=209920, retrieved 23 April 2018

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