Disa zombica N.E. Br.

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Synonyms: Disa nyassana Schltr.
Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: zombica: of Zomba in malawi, where the type specimen was found
Habitat: Montane grassland
Altitude range: (metres) 1200 - 2200 m
Flowering time:Jan - Apr
Worldwide distribution: Burundi, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe distribution: E
Growth form(s): Terrestrial.
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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. (Includes a picture).

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) Page 169.

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 117. (Includes a picture).

Schelpe, E.A.C.L.E. (1976). A Provisional Checklist of the Orchidaceae of Mozambique South African Journal of Botany 42(4) Page 390.


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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Disa zombica
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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 zombica.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=117470, retrieved 27 April 2017

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