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  1. Family: Orchidaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Disperis Sw.
      1. Disperis nitida Summerh.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Cameroon.

    [FWTA]

    Orchidaceae, V. S. Summerhayes. Flora of West Tropical Africa 3:1. 1968

    Habit
    An epiphytic or terrestrial herb 5-12 in. high
    Leaves
    Leaves dark green, satiny
    Flowers
    Flowers 1-4 in a short raceme, white
    Ecology
    In montane forest in deep shade.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon

    Other Data

    Disperis nitida Summerh. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1994 Watts, J. [456], Cameroon K000106565
    Aug 1, 1975 Letouzey, R. [14404], Cameroon K000106567
    Aug 1, 1975 Letouzey, R. [14259], Cameroon K000106568
    Savory, H.J. [UCI451], Cameroon K000106566 holotype
    Stolz, A. [1902], Tanzania K000306665

    Bibliography

    First published in Kew Bull. 11: 222 (1956)

    Accepted by

    • Kurzweil, H. & Manning, J.C. (2005). A synopsis of the genus Disperis Sw. (Orchidaceae) Adansonia, III, 27: 155-207.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa

    • in Kew Bull. 10: 222 (1956).

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. 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