Habenaria mechowii Rchb.f.

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Status: Native
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Malawi distribution: N,C,S
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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 326.

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Pages 131 - 132.

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 94. (Includes a picture).

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 65 - 67. (Includes a picture).

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Habenaria mechowii
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Habenaria mechowii
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Habenaria mechowii
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Habenaria mechowii
Plants of the World Online: Habenaria mechowii
Tropicos: Habenaria mechowii
Wikipedia: Habenaria mechowii

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: Habenaria mechowii.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=209010, retrieved 29 November 2023

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