Disa welwitschii Rchb.f.
subsp. occultans (Schltr.) H.P.Linder

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Status: Native
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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 322.

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Pages 164 - 165.

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 115. (Includes a picture).

Linder, H.P. (1981). Taxonomic studies in the Disinae (Orchidaceae): IV A revision of Disa Berg. sect. Micranthae Lindl. Bulletin du Jardin Botanique National de Belgique 51(3/4) Pages 306 - 310. (Includes a picture).

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 119.

Stewart, J. & Campbell, B. (1996). Orchids of Kenya Timber Press Inc, Portland Oregon, USA ISBN0-88192-357-5 Pages 106 - 107. (Includes a picture).

Williamson, G. (1977). The Orchids of South Central Africa J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd., London. Pages 80 - 81. as Disa welwitschii (Includes a picture).

Other sources of information about Disa welwitschii subsp. occultans:

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Flora of Zambia: Disa welwitschii subsp. occultans

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Disa welwitschii
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Disa welwitschii
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Disa welwitschii
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Disa welwitschii
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Disa welwitschii
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Disa welwitschii
JSTOR Plant Science: Disa welwitschii
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Disa welwitschii
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Disa welwitschii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Disa welwitschii
Plants of the World Online: Disa welwitschii
Tropicos: Disa welwitschii
Wikipedia: Disa welwitschii

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: Disa welwitschii subsp. occultans.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=209470, retrieved 21 March 2023

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