Habenaria kilimanjari newly recorded for Namibia

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Habenaria, new record

Abstract

Background: The orchid flora of Namibia is depauperate and as a result is poorly studied.
Objectives: To further document the orchid flora of Namibia.
Method: New herbarium collections were studied and the relevant published literature consulted.
Results: Habenaria kilimanjari is newly recorded for Namibia.
Conclusion: The newly recorded species increases our understanding of the orchid diversity in Namibia and underlines the need for continued botanical inventory work.

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Published

2016-10-25

How to Cite

Bytebier, B., & Mannheimer, C. (2016). Habenaria kilimanjari newly recorded for Namibia. Bothalia, African Biodiversity & Conservation, 46(1). Retrieved from https://mail.abcjournal.org/index.php/BothaliaABC/article/view/145