Aerangis gravenreuthii

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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 gravenreuthii



Aerangis gravenreuthii (Kraenzl.) Schltr., Beih. Bot. Centralbl. 36(2): 117 (1918).


  • Basionym
    • Aeranthes gravenreuthii Kraenzl., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 17: 62 (1893).
  • Homotypic
    • Mystacidium gravenreuthii (Kraenzl.) Rolfe in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 7: 171 (1897).
  • Heterotypic
    • Angraecum ellisii var. occidentale Kraenzl., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 17: 59 (1893).
    • Angraecum gravenreutii Kraenzl., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 17: 62 (1893).
    • Angraecum stella Schltr., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 38: 163 (1906).


Native distribution areas:
  • Africa
    • East Tropical Africa
      • Tanzania.
    • West Tropical Africa
      • Nigeria.
    • West-Central Tropical Africa
      • Cameroon, Gulf of Guinea Islands.

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



Primary references


Additional references

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

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