Satyrium compactum Summerh.

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Status: Native
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Zimbabwe distribution: C,E,S
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Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 49.

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

Grosvenor, R.K. (1976). A list of orchids indigenous in Rhodesia. Excelsa 6 Page 85.

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Page 223.

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 124.

Williamson, G. (1977). The Orchids of South Central Africa J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd., London. Pages 98 - 100. (Includes a picture).

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 85.

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Flora of Malawi: Satyrium compactum
Flora of Zambia: Satyrium compactum

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Satyrium compactum
African Plant Database: Satyrium compactum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Satyrium compactum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Satyrium compactum
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Satyrium compactum
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Satyrium compactum
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Satyrium compactum
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Satyrium compactum
iNaturalist: Satyrium compactum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Satyrium compactum
JSTOR Plant Science: Satyrium compactum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Satyrium compactum
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Satyrium compactum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Satyrium compactum
Plants of the World Online: Satyrium compactum
Tropicos: Satyrium compactum
Wikipedia: Satyrium compactum

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Satyrium compactum., retrieved 23 September 2021

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