Satyrium elongatum Rolfe

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: elongatum: elongated or lengthened
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: C,E
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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) Pages 213 - 215.

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. Page 95. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Zambia: Satyrium elongatum

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Satyrium elongatum
African Plant Database: Satyrium elongatum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Satyrium elongatum
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Satyrium elongatum
Plants of the World Online: Satyrium elongatum
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Wikipedia: Satyrium elongatum

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: Satyrium elongatum., retrieved 23 April 2024

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