Habenaria njamnjamica Kraenzl.

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Habenaria njamnjamica

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Habenaria njamnjamica

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Lusaka E Forest Reserve

Habenaria njamnjamica

Photo: Mike Bingham
Lusaka SE 13km., Protea Hill Farm.

Habenaria njamnjamica

Photo: Mike Bingham
Lusaka SE 13km., Protea Hill Farm.

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Synonyms: Habenaria parvifolia Summerh.
Habenaria parvifolia Summerh.
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Status: Native
Terrestrial herb 30-55 cm tall. Tubers tomentose, ovoid or ellipsoid. Stem zigzag, leafy; leaves 9-17, imbricate, the lowermost 2-4 sheath-like, the upper bract-like, the rest erect or spreading Inflorescence laxly 8-many flowered; bracts 20-55 mm long, longer than the flowers at the base and usually throughout the inflorescence. Spur 1-2 cm long.
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Worldwide distribution: Malawi, Zimbabwe; tropical W, E, and SC Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,C
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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 326.

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Pages 82 - 83.

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 64. also as Habenaria parvifolia

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Habenaria njamnjamica
African Plant Database: Habenaria njamnjamica
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EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Habenaria njamnjamica
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Habenaria njamnjamica
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Ispot Southern Africa: Habenaria njamnjamica
JSTOR Plant Science: Habenaria njamnjamica
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Habenaria njamnjamica
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Habenaria njamnjamica
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Habenaria njamnjamica
The Plant List (version 1.1): Habenaria njamnjamica
Tropicos: Habenaria njamnjamica

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: Habenaria njamnjamica.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=116940, retrieved 22 July 2019

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