Habenaria praestans Rendle
var. umbrosa G.Will.

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Synonyms: Habenaria sp. Williamson & Drummond 1867 of Williamson, Orch. S. Centr. Africa: 3 (1977).
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Status: Native
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Malawi distribution: N,C
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La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Page 75.

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 58. (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 43 - 44. as Habenaria sp. (Includes a picture).

Williamson, G. (1982). Notes on Orchids from South Central Africa Journal of South African Botany 48(1) Pages 11 - 12. Protologue (Includes a picture).

Other sources of information about Habenaria praestans var. umbrosa:

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Flora of Zambia: Habenaria praestans var. umbrosa

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Habenaria praestans var. umbrosa.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=209090, retrieved 23 April 2024

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