Aerangis flexuosa

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Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Epidendroideae
Tribus: Vandeae
Subtribus: Angraecinae
Genus: Aerangis
Species: Aerangis flexuosa


Aerangis flexuosa (Ridl.) Schltr., Beih. Bot. Centralbl. 36(2): 116 (1918).


  • Basionym
    • Radinocion flexuosum Ridl., Bol. Soc. Brot. 5: 200 (1887).
  • Homotypic
    • Angraecum flexuosum (Ridl.) Rolfe in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 7: 139 (1897).
  • Heterotypic
    • Angraecum elegans Rolfe, Bol. Soc. Brot. 9: 140 (1891).
    • Aerangis elegans (Rolfe) Dandy in A.W.Exell, Cat. Vasc. Pl. S. Tomé: 334 (1944).


Native distribution areas:
  • Africa
    • West-Central Tropical Africa
      • Gulf of Guinea Islands.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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Additional references[edit]

  • Joyce Stewart et al. (2006) Angrecoid Orchids. Timber Press Eds., Portland, OR, USA


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