Habenaria gonatosiphon Summerh.

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Status: Doubtful
Notes: This species is mentioned in the Preliminary Checklist of Vascular plants of Mozambique (SABONET report 30, 2009). It is however absent from both Flora Zambesiaca (La Croix & Cribb, 1995) and the Provisional Checklist of Orchidaceae of Mozambique (Schelpe, 1973).
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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 325.

Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 129.

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Pages 119 - 120. (Includes a picture).

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 83. (Includes a picture).

Moriarty, A. (1975). Wild Flowers of Malawi Purnell & sons Cape Town. Pages 51 - 52. (Includes a picture).

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 121.

Summerhayes, V.S. (1960). African orchids XXVII Kew Bulletin 14(1) Pages 134 - 135. Protologue

Williamson, G. (1977). The Orchids of South Central Africa J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd., London. Pages 57 - 58. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Malawi: Habenaria gonatosiphon
Flora of Zambia: Habenaria gonatosiphon

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Habenaria gonatosiphon.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=203630, retrieved 18 May 2022

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