Nectarinia simplex S. Mull., Verhand. Nat. Gesch., Zool. Aves. p. 62 (1843).
The typical form differs from that found within our limits in being rather darker above and below.
The Fauna Of British India, Including Ceylon And Burma-birds(second Edition)
Baker, EC S (1922–1930) The fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Second edition. vol.3 1926.
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