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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
Flowers white, greenish white, greenish yellow or pinkish
Ecology
Common epiphyte on cacao and other crops.

Native to:

Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Zaïre

Solenangis scandens (Schltr.) Schltr. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Mar 1, 2001 Zapfack, L. [972], Cameroon K000106991
Jan 1, 1996 Dawson, S. [39], Cameroon K000107315
Jan 16, 1959 Schlechter, F.R.R. [12739] K000306452 Unknown type material
Milne-Redhead, E. [5192], Ghana 12132.000
Cansdale, G.S. [125], Ghana 12134.000
Westwood, D. [57], Ghana 12135.000
Cansdale, G.S. [84], Ghana 12136.000
Fat, J.M. [8438], Central African Republic 53821.000

First published in Beih. Bot. Centralbl. 36(2): 134 (1918)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Harris, D.J. (2002). The vascular plants of the Dzanga-Sangha Reserve, Central African Republic: 1-274. National Botanic Garden (Belgium), Meise.
  • Lejoly, J. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Flore de la Tshopo (RD Congo): Familles des Malvaceae, Orchidaceae, Sterculiaceae, Tiliaceae Taxonomania. Revue de Taxonomie et de Nomenclature Botaniques 29: 1-41.
  • 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 Beih. Bot. Centralbl. 36, 2: 134 (1918).

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • 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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