Eulophia speciosa

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Eulophia speciosa

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Epidendroideae
Tribus: Cymbidieae
Subtribus: Eulophiinae
Genus: Eulophia
Species: Eulophia speciosa

Name[edit]

Eulophia speciosa (R.Br.) Bolus, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 25: 184 (1889)

Synonyms[edit]

  • Basionym
    • Lissochilus speciosus R.Br., Bot. Reg. 7: t. 573 (1821)
  • Heterotypic
    • Satyrium giganteum L.f., Suppl. Pl.: 402 (1782)
    • Limodorum giganteum (L.f.) Thunb., Prodr. Pl. Cap.: 4 (1794)
    • Cymbidium giganteum (L.f.) Sw., J. Bot. (Schrader) 1799(2): 224 (1800)
    • Epidendrum giganteum (L.f.) Poir. in J.B.A.M.de Lamarck, Encycl., Suppl. 1: 376 (1810)
    • Cyrtopera gigantea (L.f.) Lindl., Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl.: 190 (1833)
    • Lissochilus calopterus Rchb.f., Bonplandia (Hannover) 2: 218 (1855)
    • Lissochilus wakefieldii Rchb.f. & S.Moore, J. Bot. 16: 136 (1878)
    • Lissochilus graniticus Rchb.f., Otia Bot. Hamburg.: 75 (1881)
    • Eulophia dispersa N.E.Br., Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1892: 127 (1892)
    • Lissochilus dispersus (N.E.Br.) Rolfe, Gard. Chron., ser. 3, 13: 684 (1893)
    • Eulophia speciosa var. culveri Schltr., Beibl. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 50: 10 (1895)
    • Lissochilus brevisepalus Rendle, J. Bot. 33: 195 (1895)
    • Lissochilus rendlei Rolfe in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 7: 96 (1897)
    • Lissochilus volkensii Rolfe in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 7: 94 (1897)
    • Lissochilus leucanthus Kraenzl., Bull. Herb. Boissier, sér. 2, 4: 1009 (1904)
    • Lissochilus hereroensis Kraenzl., Bull. Herb. Boissier, sér. 2, 8: 626 (1908)
    • Lissochilus speciosus var. culveri (Schltr.) Rolfe in W.H.Harvey & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Cap. 5(3): 59 (1912)
    • Eulophia sapinii De Wild., Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 6: 103 (1919)
    • Lissochilus homblei De Wild., Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 6: 88 (1919)
    • Lissochilus sapinii De Wild., Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 6: 103 (1919)
    • Eulophia wakefieldii (Rchb.f. & S.Moore) Summerh., Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1939: 500 (1939)
    • Eulophia caloptera (Rchb.f.) Summerh., Kew Bull. 2: 133 (1947 publ. 1948)
    • Eulophia brevisepala (Rendle) Summerh., Kew Bull. 8: 147 (1953)
    • Eulophia austrooccidentalis Sölch, Mitt. Bot. Staatssamml. München 2: 177 (1956)
    • Eulophia leucantha (Kraenzl.) Sölch, Mitt. Bot. Staatssamml. München 2: 177 (1956)
    • Eulophia granitica (Rchb.f.) Cufod., Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 42(3): 1615 (1972)
    • Eulophia homblei (De Wild.) Butzin, Willdenowia 7: 588 (1975)
    • Eulophia volkensii (Rolfe) Butzin, Willdenowia 7: 590 (1975)
    • Eulophia coutreziana Geerinck, Bull. Jard. Bot. Natl. Belg. 60: 183 (1990)

Distribution[edit]

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: East Tropical Africa
      • Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda.
    • Regional: Northeast Tropical Africa
      • Eritrea, Ethiopia, Sudan.
    • Regional: South Tropical Africa
      • Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • Botswana, Cape Provinces, KwaZulu-Natal, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Swaziland.
    • Regional: West-Central Tropical Africa
      • Burundi, Zaire.
  • Continental: Asia-Temperate
    • Regional: Arabian Peninsula
      • Saudi Arabia, Yemen.

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

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