Polystachya fusiformis × lindblomii hybrid

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Frequency: Rare
Two plants, displaying characteristics intermediate between those of the parents, were recorded from the Pungwe Gorge in 1976. The plants were lithophytic while both parents were found growing close together as epiphytes in a nearby tree (Ball, 1978).
Notes: This hybrid is recorded (as Polystachya fusiformis × ruwenzoriensis) in Grosvenor (1976) and Ball (1978).
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Habitat: On mossy riverbank rocks in Riverine forest
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Flowering time:Feb
Worldwide distribution: Known only from these records from the Pungwe Gorge in Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Ball, J.S. (1978). Southern African Epiphytic Orchids. Conservation Press, Johannesburg. Pages 152 - 153. as Polystachya fusiformis × ruwenzoriensis (Includes a picture).

Grosvenor, R.K. (1976). A list of orchids indigenous in Rhodesia. Excelsa 6 Page 58. As Polystachya fusiformis X ruwenzoriensis

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Polystachya fusiformis × lindblomii
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Polystachya fusiformis × lindblomii
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Polystachya fusiformis × lindblomii
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JSTOR Plant Science: Polystachya fusiformis × lindblomii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Polystachya fusiformis × lindblomii
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Wikipedia: Polystachya fusiformis × lindblomii

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: Polystachya fusiformis × lindblomii.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=118340, retrieved 13 July 2024

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