Bonatea porrecta (Bolus) Summerh.

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Synonyms: Habenaria porrecta Bolus
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Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: porrecta: stretched outwards (Lat.), referring to the lower petal lobes.
Habitat: Open grassy places
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Worldwide distribution: Botswana, Mozambique and South Africa
Botswana distribution: SE
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Johnson, S., Bytebier, B, & Stärker H. (2015). Orchids of South Africa, a Field Guide Struik Nature, Cape Town South Africa Page 63. (Includes a picture).

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995). Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1) Page 46.

Linder, H.P. & Kurzweil, H. (1999). Orchids of Southern Africa A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam, the Netherlands ISBN 90-5410-445-7 Page 139. (Includes a picture).

McMurtry, D., Grobler, L., Grobler, J. & Burns, S. (2008). Field Guide to the ORCHIDS of Northern South Africa and Swaziland Umdaus Press, PO Box 11059 Hatfield 0028 South Africa Pages 136 - 137. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 126.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Bonatea porrecta
African Plant Database: Bonatea porrecta
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Bonatea porrecta
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Wikipedia: Bonatea porrecta

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Botswana: Species information: Bonatea porrecta., retrieved 25 May 2024

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