Holothrix orthoceras (Harv.) Rchb. f.

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Status: Native
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: E
Growth form(s): Terrestrial.
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La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Page 38.

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 40. (Includes a picture).

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 137.

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 84.

Other sources of information about Holothrix orthoceras:

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Flora of Malawi: Holothrix orthoceras

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Holothrix orthoceras
African Plant Database: Holothrix orthoceras
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Holothrix orthoceras
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Holothrix orthoceras
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Holothrix orthoceras
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Holothrix orthoceras
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Holothrix orthoceras
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Holothrix orthoceras
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Holothrix orthoceras
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Holothrix orthoceras
Ispot Southern Africa: Holothrix orthoceras
JSTOR Plant Science: Holothrix orthoceras
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Holothrix orthoceras
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Holothrix orthoceras
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Holothrix orthoceras
The Plant List (version 1.1): Holothrix orthoceras
Tropicos: Holothrix orthoceras

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Holothrix orthoceras.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=116440, retrieved 21 July 2019

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