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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. & W. Central Tropical Africa.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FWTA]

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

Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Perianth
Sepals and petals pale green
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Labellum
Lip white with green centre.

Native to:

Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone

Angraecum birrimense Rolfe appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2006 Cheek, M. [11968], Cameroon K000582212
Jan 1, 2004 Carvalho, F.C. et al. [10265], Bioko K000718669
Mar 1, 2002 Etuge, M. [1915], Cameroon K000027276
Mar 1, 2001 Zapfack, L. [947], Cameroon K000107244
Mar 1, 2001 Kenfack, D. [236], Cameroon K000107266
Aug 1, 1999 Etuge, M. [4041], Cameroon K000107008
Jan 1, 1992 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [245], Cameroon K000107128
Jan 1, 1992 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [245], Cameroon K000107127
Jan 1, 1992 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [245], Cameroon K000107126
Jul 1, 1975 Letouzey, R. [14080], Cameroon K000107131
Jan 1, 1957 Forest Herbarium Ibadan [25374], Cameroon K000107132
Zapfack, L. et al. [2000], Cameroon K001243322
Gregory, H. [169], Cameroon 11963.000
Cox, J.K., Ghana 13367.000
Cansdale, G.S. [116], Ghana 13368.000
Gillett, D. [s.n.], Ghana 14091.000
Germany 14093.000
14094.000
Segerback, B. [1125], Nigeria 38018.000
Gassner, A., Nigeria 40991.000
Cable, S. [2777], Cameroon 63831.000
Miles, W.A.C. [s.n.], Ghana K000306543
K000306544 Unknown type material
Watts, J. [525], Cameroon K000107129
Dundas J. [15301], Cameroon K000107134
Cable, S. [3280], Cameroon K000105969
Cable, S. [23], Cameroon K000107130
Cable, S. [2777], Cameroon K000105971
Thomas, D.W. [7062], Cameroon K000107133

First published in Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1914: 214 (1914)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Szlachetko, D.L. (2008). Orchidaceae of Ivory Coast Ruizia 20: 1-396.
  • Velayos, M. & al. (eds.) (2018). Flora de Guinea Ecuatorial 10: 1-491. Consejo superior de investigaciones científicas, Real jardín botánico, Madrid.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • in Kew Bull. 1914: 214.

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