Bulbophyllum falcatum

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Bulbophyllum falcatum

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Epidendroideae
Tribus: Dendrobieae
Genus: Bulbophyllum
Species: Bulbophyllum falcatum
Varietates: (3)
B. f. var. bufo – B. f. var. falcatum – B. f. var. velutinum

Name[edit]

Bulbophyllum falcatum (Lindl.) Rchb.f. in W.G.Walpers, Ann. Bot. Syst. 6: 258 (1861)

Synonyms[edit]

  • Basionym
    • Megaclinium falcatum Lindl., Bot. Reg. 12: t. 989 (1826)
  • Homotypic
    • Phyllorkis falcata (Lindl.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 677 (1891)

References[edit]

Distribution[edit]

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa 
    • Regional: East Tropical Africa
      • Kenya, Uganda.
    • Regional: West Tropical Africa
      • Benin, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo.
    • Regional: West-Central Tropical Africa
      • Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gulf of Guinea Islands, Rwanda, Zaire.

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

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