Brownleea

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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: Diseae
Subtribus: Brownleeinae
Genus: Brownleea

Overview of species (8)[edit]

B. coerulea – B. galpinii – B. graminicola – B. macroceras – B. maculata – B. mulanjiensis – B. parviflora – B. recurvata

Name[edit]

Brownleea Harv. ex Lindl., London J. Bot. 1: 16 (1842)

Distribution[edit]

Native distribution areas:
Brownleea range map
  • Continental: Africa 
    • Regional: East Tropical Africa
      • Kenya, Tanzania.
    • Regional: South Tropical Africa
      • Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • Cape Provinces, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Northern Provinces, Swaziland.
    • Regional: West-Central Tropical Africa
      • Cameroon, Zaire.
    • Regional: Western Indian Ocean
      • Madagascar.

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

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