Rhipidoglossum kamerunense

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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: Rhipidoglossum
Species: Rhipidoglossum kamerunense



Rhipidoglossum kamerunense (Schltr.) Garay, Bot. Mus. Leafl. 23: 195 (1972).


  • Basionym
    • Angraecum kamerunense Schltr., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 38: 161 (1906).
  • Homotypic
    • Diaphananthe kamerunensis (Schltr.) Schltr., Beih. Bot. Centralbl. 36(2): 96 (1918).
    • Angraecopsis kamerunensis (Schltr.) R.Rice, Prelim. Checklist & Survey Subtrib. Aerangidinae (Orchidac.): 21 (2005).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa 
    • Regional: East Tropical Africa
      • Uganda.
    • Regional: South Tropical Africa
      • Zambia.
    • Regional: West Tropical Africa
      • Nigeria.
    • Regional: West-Central Tropical Africa
      • Cameroon, Gulf of Guinea Islands, Zaire.

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



Primary references


Additional references

  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.W. & Rasmussen, F.N. (eds.) 2014. Genera Orchidacearum Volume 6: Epidendroideae (Part three); page 431 ff., Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19964-651-7
  • Stewart, J., Hermans, J. & Campbell, B. (2006) Angraecoid Orchids: Species from the African Region. Portland, OR-USA: Timber Press, p. 213. ISBN 13:978-0-88192-788-7