Holothrix pleistodactyla Kraenzl.

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Synonyms: Holothrix rorida G. Will.
Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In recently burnt or short montane grassland, often on stony ground.
Altitude range: 2130 - 2300 m
Flowering time:Sep - Oct
Worldwide distribution: Tanzania and Malawi.
Malawi distribution: N
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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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 329. (Includes a picture).

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Page 35.

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 41. (Includes a picture).

Summerhayes, V.S. (1968). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora of Tropical East Africa Page 8.

Williamson, G. (1977). The Orchids of South Central Africa J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd., London. Pages 23 - 25. (Includes a picture).

Williamson, G. (1990). New Orchids from the Flora Zambesiaca Region Kirkia 13(2) Pages 245 - 246. as Holothrix rorida (Includes a picture).

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Holothrix pleistodactyla
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Holothrix pleistodactyla
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Holothrix pleistodactyla
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Holothrix pleistodactyla
JSTOR Plant Science: Holothrix pleistodactyla
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Holothrix pleistodactyla
Plants of the World Online: Holothrix pleistodactyla
Tropicos: Holothrix pleistodactyla
Wikipedia: Holothrix pleistodactyla

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: Holothrix pleistodactyla.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=218250, retrieved 30 November 2023

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