Orthochilus holubii (Rolfe) Bytebier

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Synonyms: Eulophia holubii Rolfe
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Status: Native
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Dry open grassland and wooded grassland on Kalahari sands or dambo grasslands.
Altitude range: (metres) 1000 - 1400 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Angola, DRC, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Botswana.
Zimbabwe distribution: W
Growth form(s): Terrestrial.
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La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1998). Orchidaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 11(2) Page 507.

Martos, F., Johnson, S.D., Peter, C.I & Bytebier, B. (2014). A molecular phylogeny reveals paraphyly of the large genus Eulophia (Orchidaceae): A case for the reinstatement of Orthochilus Taxon 63(1) Page 19.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 127.

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Flora of Botswana: Orthochilus holubii
Flora of Zambia: Orthochilus holubii

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Orthochilus holubii
African Plant Database: Orthochilus holubii
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Orthochilus holubii
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Orthochilus holubii
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Orthochilus holubii
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Orthochilus holubii
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Orthochilus holubii
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Orthochilus holubii
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Orthochilus holubii
Ispot Southern Africa: Orthochilus holubii
JSTOR Plant Science: Orthochilus holubii
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Orthochilus holubii
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Orthochilus holubii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Orthochilus holubii
The Plant List (version 1.1): Orthochilus holubii
Tropicos: Orthochilus holubii

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: Orthochilus holubii.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=119260, retrieved 18 July 2019

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