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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. & W. Central Tropical Africa.
Angraecum caudatum Lindl. published illustration from Curtis's Botanical Magazine

[FWTA]

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

Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers with green tepals
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Labellum
White lip.

Native to:

Benin, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo, Zaïre

Plectrelminthus caudatus (Lindl.) Summerh. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2004 Van Bergen, M.A. [193], Gabon K000718759
Nov 22, 2002 Hermans, J. [5533] 70291.000
Mar 1, 2001 Zapfack, L. [718], Cameroon 76128.000
Mar 1, 2001 Zapfack, L. [718], Cameroon K000107260
Jan 1, 1976 Wilde, J.J.F.E. de [8414], Cameroon K000107308
Summerhayes, G.V., Nigeria 13733.000
Harley, W.J. [2181], Liberia 13734.000
Adames, P. [67], Sierra Leone 14249.000
Blayney, R., Ghana 29047.107
Segerback, B. [1172], Nigeria 37949.000
Segerback, B. [1172], Nigeria 38004.000
Cheek [3031A], Cameroon 56186.000
Wheatley, J.I. [482], Cameroon K000107305
Cable, S. [32], Cameroon K000107307
Wheatley, J.I. [482], Cameroon K000107306

First published in Kew Bull. 4: 441 (1949)

Accepted by

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Szlachetko, D. & Kowalkoska, A. (2007). Contributions to the orchid flora of Guinea, West Africa Polish Botanical Studies 25: 1-259.
  • 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. 4, 3: 441 (1949).

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.
  • Szlachetko, D. & Kowalkoska, A. (2007). Contributions to the orchid flora of Guinea, West Africa Polish Botanical Studies 25: 1-259.
  • Velayos, M. & al. (eds.) (2018). Flora de Guinea Ecuatorial 10: 1-491. Consejo superior de investigaciones científicas, Real jardín botánico, Madrid.

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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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