Holothrix buchananii Schltr.

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Derivation of specific name: buchananii: after John Buchanan (1855 – 1896), Scottish horticulturist, missionary, farmer and plant collector in Malawi, who became Acting British Consul to Central Africa. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Buchanan_(settler).
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Malawi distribution: N,S
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Literature:

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.

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Page 36.

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 37. (Includes a picture).

Morris, B. (1970). Epiphytic Orchids of Malawi The Society of Malawi Pages 29 - 30.

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


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Holothrix buchananii.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=218270, retrieved 19 August 2022

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