Brachycorythis macrantha

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Brachycorythis macrantha


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 macrantha


Brachycorythis macrantha (Lindl.) Summerh., Kew Bull. 10(2): 236 (1955).


  • Basionym
    • Gymnadenia macrantha Lindl. in Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl.: 279 (1835).
  • Homotypic
    • Phyllomphax macrantha (Lindl.) Summerh. in Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1938: 143 (1938).
  • Heterotypic
    • Eulophia helleborina Hook.f. in Bot. Mag. 96: t. 5875 (1870).
    • Habenaria helleborina (Hook.f.) G.Nicholson in Ill. Dict. Gard. 2: 107 (1886).
    • Phyllomphax helleborina (Hook.f.) Schltr. in Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 4: 119 (1919).
    • Platanthera helleborina (Hook.f.) Rolfe in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 7: 204 (1898).


Native distribution areas:
  • Africa
    • West Tropical Africa
      • Burkina, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo.
    • West-Central Tropical Africa
      • Cameroon, Central African Republic, Gabon.

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


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