Holothrix randii Rendle

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Synonyms: Holothrix reckii Bolus
Common names: Tassel orchid (English)
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Derivation of specific name: randii: named after Dr R.F. Rand (1856-1937), English Medical doctor and early plant collector in Zimbabwe.
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,C,E
Growth form(s): Terrestrial.
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Literature:

Fabian, A. & Germishuizen, G. (1997). Wild Flowers of Northern South Africa. Fernwood Press, Vlaeburg. Pages 110 - 111. (Includes a picture).

Fibeck, W. & Dare, M. (1993). Terrestrial Orchids in Zimbabwe. Excelsa 16 Page 66.

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Page 40.

McMurtry, D., Grobler,L., Grobler, J. & Burns, S. (2008). Field Guide to the ORCHIDS of Northern South Africa and Swaziland Umdaus Press, PO Box 11059 Hatfield 0028 South Africa Pages 68 - 69. (Includes a picture).

Plowes, D.C.H. & Drummond, R.B. (1990). Wild Flowers of Zimbabwe. Revised edition. Longman, Zimbabwe. No. 30, plate 50


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External websites:

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


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Holothrix randii.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=116450, retrieved 17 October 2018

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