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

Native to:

Cameroon, Gabon, Ghana, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Liberia, Zaïre

Polystachya fractiflexa Summerh. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Mar 18, 2004 Pollard, B.J. [183], Cameroon 72387.000
Mar 1, 2001 Cheek, M. [10215], Cameroon K000107246
Mar 1, 2001 Zapfack, L. [965], Cameroon K000107240
Mar 1, 2001 Pollard, B.J. [183], Cameroon K000106898
Mar 1, 2001 Zapfack, L. [969], Cameroon K000107238
Nov 1, 2000 Cable, S. [2422], Cameroon K000106008
May 1, 1994 Cable, S. [58], Cameroon K000107001
Oct 1, 1955 Thorold, C.A. [TN 37], Cameroon K000106669
Meyer, H., Uganda 38143.000
de Wilde, J.J.F., Gabon 47174.000
Meyer, H., Uganda 74895.000

First published in Kew Bull. 11: 224 (1956)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.
  • Mytnik-Ejsmont, J. (2011). A monograph of the subtribe Polystachyinae Schltr. (Orchidaceae): 1-400. Fundacja Rozwoju Uniwersytetu Gdanskiego.
  • Szlachetko, D.L. & Mytnik-Ejsmont, J. (2015). Orchidaceae of West-Central Africa 2: 1-300. Koeltz Scientific books, Koenigsheim, Germany.
  • 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. 10: 224 (1956).

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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 2021. 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