Phaius occidentalis Schltr.

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Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: occidentalis: occidental, western
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Zimbabwe distribution: C
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Fibeck, W. & Dare, M. (1993). Terrestrial Orchids in Zimbabwe. Excelsa 16 Page 68.

Grosvenor, R.K. (1976). A list of orchids indigenous in Rhodesia. Excelsa 6 Page 84.

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Pages 274 - 275. (Includes a picture).

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 174.

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.

Williamson, G. (1977). The Orchids of South Central Africa J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd., London. Pages 132 - 133. (Includes a picture).

Other sources of information about Phaius occidentalis:

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Flora of Malawi: Phaius occidentalis
Flora of Zambia: Phaius occidentalis

External websites:

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

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: Phaius occidentalis., retrieved 15 November 2019

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