Habenaria uhehensis Schltr.

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Synonyms: Habenaria lurida Schltr.
Habenaria modica Summerh.
Habenaria tenuifolia Summerh.
Common names:
Status: Native
Terrestrial herb up to 50 cm tall; stem leafy, lowest sheath-like, mid-stem leaves largest up to 3-13 x 0.8-2.8 cm; inflorescence laxly to densely few to many-flowered; flowers green, yellow-green or green and white; spur 8-20 mm long, pendent or slightly incurved and swollen towards the apex.
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Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:Feb - Mar
Worldwide distribution: Angola east to DRC and Tanzania south to Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,C
Growth form(s): Perennial, terrestrial.
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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 328.

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Page 87.

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 67. also as Habenaria modica and Habenaria tenuifolia (Includes a picture).

Williamson, G. (1977). The Orchids of South Central Africa J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd., London. Page 47.

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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Habenaria uhehensis
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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 uhehensis.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=117160, retrieved 24 July 2019

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