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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to Cameroon.

[FWTA]

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

Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers cream, white or greenish white, mentum or callus sometimes violet.

Native to:

Cameroon, Central African Repu, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo

Polystachya subulata Finet appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Oct 1, 2006 Cheek M. [13201], Guinea 74648.000
Oct 1, 2006 Cheek, M. [13256], Guinea 74999.000
Keay, R.W.J. [22898], Nigeria 17049.000
King, Jr., D.E.S. 24624.000
Bowling, J.C., Sierra Leone 36189.000
Deighton, F.C. [5053], Sierra Leone 9171.000
9173.000
Nigeria 9174.000
Granville, R.R., Sierra Leone 9184.000

First published in Notul. Syst. (Paris) 2: 26 (1911)

Accepted by

  • 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.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • in Notulae Syst. 2: 26 (1911).

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.
  • Mytnik-Ejsmont, J. (2011). A monograph of the subtribe Polystachyinae Schltr. (Orchidaceae): 1-400. Fundacja Rozwoju Uniwersytetu Gdanskiego.

Flora of West Tropical Africa
Flora of West Tropical Africa
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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/
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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