Holothrix aspera

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Holothrix aspera


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: Holothrix
Species: Holothrix aspera


Holothrix aspera (Lindl.) Rchb.f., Otia Bot. Hamburg.: 119 (1881)


  • Basionym
    • Bucculina aspera Lindl., Companion Bot. Mag. 2: 209 (1837)
  • Heterotypic
    • Holothrix confusa Rolfe in W.H.Harvey & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Cap. 5(3): 105 (1912)



Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • Cape Provinces.

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

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