Porpax elaidium (Lindl.) Schuit., Y.P.Ng & H.A.Pedersen

First published in Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 186: 199 (2018)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is W. & W. Central Tropical Africa. It is a pseudobulbous epiphyte and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gulf of Guinea Is., Liberia, Nigeria

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6. Scientific Data 8: 215.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Droissart, V., Simo, M., Sonké, B., Cawoy, V. & Stévart, T. (2009). Le genre Stolzia (Orchidaceae) en Afrique centrale avec deux nouveaux taxons. Adansonia, III, 31: 25-40.
  • Szlachetko, D.L. & al. (2004). Flore du Gabon 36: 1-231. Muséum National D'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
  • Velayos, M. & al. (eds.) (2018). Flora de Guinea Ecuatorial 10: 1-491. Consejo superior de investigaciones científicas, Real jardín botánico, Madrid.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jun 2, 2008 Jongkind, C.C.H. [5447], Liberia Stolzia elaidium K000718758 No
Biteau, P. [X iv], Gabon Stolzia elaidium 71600.000 No

Sources

  • Flora of West Tropical Africa

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

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 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 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0