Platycoryne protearum (Rchb. f.) Rolfe
var. protearum

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Status: Native
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Zimbabwe distribution: 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. (Includes a picture).

Fibeck, W. & Dare, M. (1993). Terrestrial Orchids in Zimbabwe. Excelsa 16 Page 69. As Platycoryne protearum

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Page 149.

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 105. as Platycoryne protearum (Includes a picture).

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 97.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 123.

Summerhayes, V.S. (1958). African orchids XXV Kew Bulletin 13(1) Pages 60 - 61. As Platycoryne protearum

Summerhayes, V.S. (1964). African orchids XXIX Kew Bulletin 17(3) Page 533. As Platycoryne protearum

Williamson, G. (1977). The Orchids of South Central Africa J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd., London. Pages 69 - 70. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Malawi: Platycoryne protearum var. protearum
Flora of Zambia: Platycoryne protearum var. protearum

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Platycoryne protearum
African Plant Database: Platycoryne protearum
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Platycoryne protearum
Plants of the World Online: Platycoryne protearum
Tropicos: Platycoryne protearum
Wikipedia: Platycoryne protearum

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Platycoryne protearum var. protearum., retrieved 4 March 2024

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