Brachycorythis buchananii

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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: Brachycorythis
Species: Brachycorythis buchananii


Brachycorythis buchananii Rolfe, Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 7(3): 570 (1898).


  • Basionym
    • Platanthera buchananii Schltr. in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 24: 420 (1897).
  • Heterotypic
    • Brachycorythis parviflora Rolfe in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 7: 202 (1898).


Native distribution areas:
  • Africa
    • East Tropical Africa
      • Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda.
    • Northeast Tropical Africa
      • Ethiopia.
    • South Tropical Africa
      • Angola, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
    • West Tropical Africa
      • Guinea, Nigeria.
    • West-Central Tropical Africa
      • Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Zaire.

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


Primary references[edit]

  • Rolfe, R.A. 1898. Flora of Tropical Africa. London [Oliver et al.] 7(3): 570 (1898).


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