Diaphananthe sarcophylla

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Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Epidendroideae
Tribus: Vandeae
Subtribus: Angraecinae
Genus: Diaphananthe
Species: Diaphananthe sarcophylla


Diaphananthe sarcophylla (Schltr. ex Prain) P.J.Cribb & Carlsward, Phytotaxa 71: 45 (2012)


  • Basionym
    • Chamaeangis sarcophylla Schltr. ex Prain, Index Kew., Suppl. 5: 54 (1921)
  • Heterotypic
    • Chamaeangis orientalis Summerh., Kew Bull. 6: 473 (1951 publ. 1952)



Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: East Tropical Africa
      • Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda.
    • Regional: South Tropical Africa
      • Malawi.
    • Regional: West-Central Tropical Africa
      • Burundi, Rwanda, Zaire.

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

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