1. Family: Orchidaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Habenaria Willd.
      1. Habenaria stenochila Lindl.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Guinea, Príncipe to Chad.

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    Terrestrial or epiphytic herb 18-24 in. high with leafy stem
    Flowers
    Flowers white.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, Congo, Gabon, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is.

    Habenaria stenochila Lindl. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jul 1, 1975 Letouzey, R. [14065], Cameroon K000106430
    Barter [1995] K000415659 Unknown type material
    Stevart [458], Cameroon 71923.000
    Savory, H. J. [UCI 306], Cameroon K000106429

    First published in J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot. 6: 139 (1862)

    Accepted by

    • Droissart, V., Sonké, B. & Stévart, T. (2006). Les Orchidaceae endémiques d' Afrique centrale atlantique présentes au Cameroon Systematics and Geography of Plants 76: 3-84.
    • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
    • Szlachetko, D.L. & al. (2004). Flore du Gabon 36: 1-231. Muséum National D'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
    • 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
    • F.T.A. 7: 212.
    • in J. Linn. Soc. 6: 139 (1862)
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Szlachetko, D. & Kowalkoska, A. (2007). Contributions to the orchid flora of Guinea, West Africa Polish Botanical Studies 25: 1-259.
    • Droissart, V., Sonké, B. & Stévart, T. (2006). Les Orchidaceae endémiques d' Afrique centrale atlantique présentes au Cameroon Systematics and Geography of Plants 76: 3-84.
    • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.

    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 2018. 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 2018. 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