Habenaria amoena Summerh.

First published in Kew Bull. 11: 218 (1956)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tanzania to N. Namibia. It is a tuberous geophyte and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Malawi, Namibia, Tanzania, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Bytebier, B. (2013). Habenaria amoena newly recorded for Namibia. Bothalia 43: 90-91.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Bytebier, B. (2013). Habenaria amoena newly recorded for Namibia. Bothalia 43: 90-91.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Summerh. in Kew Bulletin 11: 218 (1956).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Williamson, G. [280] Zambia K:SPC-33885.000 No
Richards, H.M. [1000] Zambia K:SPC-21712.000 Type No
Richards, H.M. [1000] Zambia K000415710 Holotype Yes
Richards, H.M. [1000] Zambia K000415711 Type Yes
Richards, H.M. [1000] Zambia K000415709 Type Yes
Greatrex, F.C. [74947] Zimbabwe K:SPC-01472.000 No
Bidgood, S., et al. [6672] Tanzania K000718647 Yes
Richards, M. [4788] Zambia K:SPC-17253.000 No
Robinson, E.A. [2793] Zambia K:SPC-01467.000 No
Zimbabwe K:SPC-43031.000 No
Schaijes, M. [1856] Congo, Democratic Republic of the K:SPC-47554.000 No

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0