Platycoryne crocea (Schweinf. ex Rchb. f.) Rolfe

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: crocea: saffron-coloured, yellow
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,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 331.

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Pages 151 - 152.

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 102. (Includes a picture).

Other sources of information about Platycoryne crocea:

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Flora of Malawi: Platycoryne crocea
Flora of Zambia: Platycoryne crocea

External websites:

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

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: Platycoryne crocea., retrieved 21 July 2019

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