Polystachya concreta (red-flowered form)

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Polystachya concreta (red-flowered form)

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nr Mia Falls, Burma Valley

Polystachya concreta (red-flowered form)

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nr Mia Falls, Burma Valley

Polystachya concreta (red-flowered form)

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nr Mia Falls, Burma Valley

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Synonyms: Polystachya tessellata Lindl. var. tricruris (Rchb. f.) Schelpe
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Frequency: Local
Status: Native
Description:
This very attractive colour form of Polystachya concreta has been described as P. tessellata var. tricruris in the past (J.S. Ball, 1978).
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Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Images last updated: Saturday 1 April 2006
Literature:

Ball, J.S. (1978). Southern African Epiphytic Orchids. Conservation Press, Johannesburg. Pages 170 - 171. as Polystachya tessellata var. tricruris (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: Polystachya concreta (red-flowered form).
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=164350, retrieved 27 July 2016

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