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Graphorkis lurida


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Epidendroideae
Tribus: Cymbidieae
Subtribus: Cymbidiinae
Genus: Graphorkis

Overview of species (4)[edit]

G. concolor – G. ecalcarata – G. lurida – G. medemiae


Graphorkis Thouars, Nouv. Bull. Sci. Soc. Philom. Paris 1: 318 (1809), nom. cons.


  • Homotypic
    • Eulophiopsis Pfitzer, Entwurf. Anordn. Orch.: 105 (1887)
  • Heterotypic
    • Graphorchis Thouars, Hist. Orchid.: t. 4, sub 3, t 39 (1822), orth. var.


Native distribution areas:
  • Africa
    • East Tropical Africa
      • Tanzania, Uganda.
    • Northeast Tropical Africa
      • Ethiopia.
    • South Tropical Africa
      • Angola, Zambia.
    • West Tropical Africa
      • Benin, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo.
    • West-Central Tropical Africa
      • Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gulf of Guinea Islands, Rwanda, Zaire.
    • Western Indian Ocean
      • Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Réunion, Seychelles.

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


Primary references[edit]


Vernacular names[edit]

кырык мары: Графоркис
中文: 画兰属

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