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  1. Family: Orchidaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Liparis Rich.
      1. Liparis rufina (Ridl.) Rchb.f. ex Rolfe

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical Africa, Central Madagascar.

    [FWTA]

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

    Flowers
    Flowers green or yellow to reddish- or purplish-brown
    Ecology
    Damp places in grassland or among rocks, sometimes in scrub.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Malawi, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Zambia, Zaïre

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Liparis rufina (Ridl.) Rchb.f. ex Rolfe appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Morze, G. [55], Zambia 36587.000
    de Leyser, E.A. [96], Tanzania 50349.000
    Hildebrandt, J.M. [3849], Madagascar Liparis bicornis K000242141 Unknown type material

    Bibliography

    First published in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 7: 19 (1897)

    Accepted by

    • Szlachetko, D.L. & Mytnik-Ejsmont, J. (2015). Orchidaceae of West-Central Africa 2: 1-300. Koeltz Scientific books, Koenigsheim, Germany.

    Not accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Liparis nervosa.]

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa

    • Chev. Bot. 613.
    • in F.T.A. 7: 19 (1897)

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Szlachetko, D.L. & Mytnik-Ejsmont, J. (2015). Orchidaceae of West-Central Africa 2: 1-300. Koeltz Scientific books, Koenigsheim, Germany.

    Sources

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

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    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 Selected Plant Families 2020. 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 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