Satyrium sphaeranthum Schltr.

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Status: Native
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Zimbabwe distribution: E
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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 335.

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Page 218.

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 145. (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 98.

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 96 - 97. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Satyrium sphaeranthum
Flora of Malawi: Satyrium sphaeranthum
Flora of Zambia: Satyrium sphaeranthum

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Satyrium sphaeranthum
African Plant Database: Satyrium sphaeranthum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Satyrium sphaeranthum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Satyrium sphaeranthum
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Satyrium sphaeranthum
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Satyrium sphaeranthum
JSTOR Plant Science: Satyrium sphaeranthum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Satyrium sphaeranthum
Plants of the World Online: Satyrium sphaeranthum
Tropicos: Satyrium sphaeranthum
Wikipedia: Satyrium sphaeranthum

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 sphaeranthum., retrieved 18 May 2024

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