Bonatea (Orchidaceae)

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Orchidoideae
Tribus: Orchideae
Subtribus: Orchidinae
Genus: Bonatea

Overview of species (13)[edit]

B. antennifera – B. boltonii – B. cassidea – B. lamprophylla – B. polypodantha – B. porrecta – B. pulchella – B. rabaiensis – B. saundersioides – B. speciosa – B. stereophylla – B. steudneri – B. volkensiana

Name[edit]

Bonatea Willd., Sp. Pl. 4: 43 (1805)

Distribution[edit]

Native distribution areas:
  • Africa
    • West-Central Tropical Africa
      • Burundi, Rwanda, Zaïre.
    • Northeast Tropical Africa
      • Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan.
    • East Tropical Africa
      • Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda.
    • South Tropical Africa
      • Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
    • Southern Africa
      • Botswana, Cape Provinces, Namibia, KwaZulu-Natal, Free State, Swaziland, Northern Provinces.
  • Asia-Temperate
    • Arabian Peninsula
      • Saudi Arabia, Yemen.

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

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