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. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Page 216.

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 October 2016

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