Aerangis thomsonii

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Aerangis thomsonii


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 thomsonii


Aerangis thomsonii (Rolfe) Schltr., Beih. Bot. Centralbl. 36(2): 121 (1918).


  • Basionym
    • Angraecum thomsonii Rolfe in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 7: 143 (1897).
  • Heterotypic
    • Aerangis friesiorum Schltr., Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 9: 22 (1924).


Native distribution areas:
  • Africa 
    • East Tropical Africa
      • Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda.
    • Northeast Tropical Africa
      • Ethiopia.

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


Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

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


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