Habenaria silvatica Schltr.

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Synonyms: Habenaria debiliflora G. Will.
Habenaria debilis G. Will.
Habenaria sp. (Williamson 1416) of Williamson, Orch. S. Centr. Africa: 47 (1977).
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Derivation of specific name: silvatica: sylvan, forest-loving
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Worldwide distribution: Tanzania, northern Zambia; NOT a Zimbabwean species.
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Literature:

Fibeck, W. & Dare, M. (1993). Terrestrial Orchids in Zimbabwe. Excelsa 16

Grosvenor, R.K. (1976). A list of orchids indigenous in Rhodesia. Excelsa 6

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1)

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 121.

Williamson, G. (1977). The Orchids of South Central Africa J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd., London. Pages 47 - 49. Also as Habenaria sp. (Williamson 1416) (Includes a picture).

Other sources of information about Habenaria silvatica:

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Flora of Zambia: Habenaria silvatica
Flora of Zimbabwe: Habenaria silvatica

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Habenaria silvatica
African Plant Database: Habenaria silvatica
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Habenaria silvatica
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Habenaria silvatica
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Habenaria silvatica
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Habenaria silvatica
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Habenaria silvatica
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Habenaria silvatica
iNaturalist: Habenaria silvatica
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Habenaria silvatica
JSTOR Plant Science: Habenaria silvatica
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Habenaria silvatica
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Habenaria silvatica
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Habenaria silvatica
Plants of the World Online: Habenaria silvatica
The Plant List (version 1.1): Habenaria silvatica
Tropicos: Habenaria silvatica
Wikipedia: Habenaria silvatica


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Habenaria silvatica.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=117030, retrieved 23 September 2019

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