Dracomonticola virginea

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Dracomonticola virginea


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: Dracomonticola
Species: Dracomonticola virginea


Dracomonticola virginea (Bolus) H.P.Linder & Kurzweil, Willdenowia 25: 230 (1995)


  • Basionym
    • Platanthera virginea Bolus, Icon. Orchid. Austro-Afric. 1: t. 60 (1896)
  • Homotypic
    • Gymnadenia virginea (Bolus) Kraenzl., Orchid. Gen. Sp. 1: 562 (1898)
    • Brachycorythis virginea (Bolus) Rolfe in W.H.Harvey & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Cap. 5(3): 87 (1912)
    • Neobolusia virginea (Bolus) Schltr., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 53: 481 (1915)



Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa 
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • Cape Provinces, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho.

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

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