Satyrium volkensii Schltr.

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Satyrium volkensii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nr summit of Rukotso

Satyrium volkensii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nr summit of Rukotso

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Synonyms: Satyrium dizygoceras Summerh.
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Derivation of specific name: volkensii: after G. Volkens who collected on Mt Kilimanjaro 1892, 1893 and 1894
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Zimbabwe distribution: E
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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 335.

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 146. (Includes a picture).


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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Satyrium volkensii., retrieved 25 June 2016

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