Habenaria nyikensis G. Will.

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Synonyms: Habenaria sp. (Williamson, Ball & Simon 375) of Williamson, Orch. S. Centr. Africa: 63 (1977).
Common names:
Status: Native
Geophytic herb.
Derivation of specific name: nyikensis: of the Nyika Plateau.
Habitat: Montane grassland and miombo woodland.
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Worldwide distribution: Only known from the Nyika Plateau and South Viphya, Malawi.
Malawi distribution: N
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Endemic status: Endemic
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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. (Includes a picture).

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Page 144.

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 95.

Williamson, G. (1977). The Orchids of South Central Africa J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd., London. Pages 63 - 64. As Habenaria sp. (Williamson, Ball & Simon 375)

Willis, C.K., Burrows, J.E., Fish, L., Phiri, P.S.M., Chikuni, A.C. & Golding, J. (2001). Developing a greater understanding of the flora of the Nyika Syst. Geogr. Pl. 71(2) Page 1000.

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

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 nyikensis.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=218430, retrieved 22 July 2024

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