Epipactis africana Rendle

First published in J. Bot. 33: 252 (1895)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is SW. Ethiopia to N. Mozambique. It is a rhizomatous geophyte and grows primarily in the subtropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Burundi, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zaïre

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Demissew, S., Cribb, P. & Rasmussen, F. (2004). Field Guide to Ethiopian Orchids: 1-300. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Harris, T., Darbyshire, I. & Polhill, R. (2011). New species and range extensions from Mt Namuli, Mt Mabu and Mt Chiperone in northern Mozambique. Kew Bulletin 66: 241-151.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Harris, T., Darbyshire, I. & Polhill, R. (2011). New species and range extensions from Mt Namuli, Mt Mabu and Mt Chiperone in northern Mozambique. Kew Bulletin 66: 241-151.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Piers, Orch. E. Afr., ed. 2: 80 (1968).
  • Rendle in Journal of Botany 33: 252 (1895).
  • Robyns & Tournay, Flore des Spermatophytes du Parc National Albert. 3: 455, fig. 64 (1955).
  • Rolfe in Flora of Tropical Africa 7: 189 (1897).
  • Stewart in A.D.Q. Agnew, Upland Kenya Wild Flowers p. 756, fig. (1974).
  • Tweedie in Journ. E. Afr. Nat. Hist. Soc. 24: 29 (1964).
  • Williamson, Orch. SC. Afr.: 107, fig. 55 (1977).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Apr 19, 2008 Timberlake, J. et al. [5861], Mozambique K000718690 No
Bally, P.R.O. [724], Kenya 18565.000 No
Tweedie, E.M. [1091], Kenya 18566.000 No
Copley, H. [110], Kenya 19427.000 No
Richards, H.M. [6505], Tanzania 21107.000 No
Gillett, J.B. [14947], Ethiopia 21108.000 No
Germain, R. [1095], Congo, DRC 21109.000 No
Adamson, J., Cameroon 30133.000 No
Verdcourt, B. [3022], Kenya 30888.000 No
Kenya 33242.000 No
de Leyser, E.A. [157], Tanzania 52342.000 No
Scott Elliot, G.F. [8005], Uganda K000306722 Yes

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

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

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • 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 Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0