Disa walleri Rchb. f.

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Synonyms: Disa leopoldii Kraenzl.
disa princeae Kraenzl.
Disa zombaensis Rendle
Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In semishaded damp places in Brachystegia woodland and secondary submontane grassland.
Altitude range: (metres) 1000 - 2300 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: DRC, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,C,E
Growth form(s): Terrestrial.
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Fibeck, W. & Dare, M. (1993). Terrestrial Orchids in Zimbabwe. Excelsa 16 Page 57.

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Pages 181 - 184. (Includes a picture).

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 124.


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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Disa walleri
African Plant Database: Disa walleri
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Disa walleri
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Disa walleri
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JSTOR Plant Science: Disa walleri
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Disa walleri
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Disa walleri
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Disa walleri
The Plant List (version 1.1): Disa walleri
Tropicos: Disa walleri

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Disa walleri.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=117430, retrieved 24 April 2017

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