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This species is accepted, and its native range is SW. & S. Cape Prov.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Cape Provinces

Satyrium retusum Lindl. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 18, 1979 Mund [s.n.], South Africa K000416152 Unknown type material
Bodkin, A. [s.n.], South Africa Satyrium debile K000416150 Unknown type material
Bodkin, A. [s.n.], South Africa Satyrium debile K000416151

First published in Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl.: 343 (1838)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Johnson, S. & Bytebier, B. (2015). Orchids of South Africa. A field guide: 1-536. Struik nature, Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Liltved, W.R. & Johnson, S.D. (2012). The Cape orchids. A regional monograph of the orchids of the Cape floristic region 1: 1-483. Sandstone editions, Cape Town.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0