Nervilia renschiana (Rchb. f.) Schltr.

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Nervilia renschiana

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Plateau above Archway Gorge, Mweredzi River, Muanza

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Synonyms: Nervilia insolata Jum. & H. Perrier
Nervilia sp. (Drummond 5417) of Williamson, Orch. S. Centr. Africa: 143 (1977).
Nervilia sp. no. 6 sensu Grosvenor (1976)
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Status: Native
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Malawi distribution: N,S
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Fibeck, W. & Dare, M. (1993). Terrestrial Orchids in Zimbabwe. Excelsa 16 Page 68.

Grosvenor, R.K. (1976). A list of orchids indigenous in Rhodesia. Excelsa 6 Page 84. As Nervilia sp. no. 6

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Pages 260 - 262. (Includes a picture).

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 169. (Includes a picture).

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 97.

Petterson, B. (1990). Nordic Journal of Botany 9 Page 492.

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 143 - 144. As Nervilia sp. (Drummond 5417) (Includes a picture).

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Nervilia renschiana., retrieved 31 March 2023

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