Nervilia kotschyi var. purpurata

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Nervilia kotschyi var. purpurata


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Epidendroideae
Tribus: Nervilieae
Subtribus: Nerviliinae
Genus: Nervilia
Species: Nervilia kotschyi
Varietas: Nervilia kotschyi var. purpurata



Nervilia kotschyi var. purpurata (Rchb.f. & Sond.) Börge Pett., Nordic J. Bot. 9(5): 489 (1990): (1990).


  • Basionym
    • Pogonia purpurata Rchb.f. & Sond. in Flora 48: 184 (1865).
  • Homotypic
    • Nervilia purpurata (Rchb.f. & Sond.) Schltr. in O.Warburg (ed.), Kunene-Sambesi Exped.: 210 (1903).
  • Heterotypic
    • Nervilia dalbergiae Jum. & H.Perrier in Ann. Fac. Sci. Marseille 21: 196 (1912).


Native distribution areas:
  • Africa
    • East Tropical Africa
      • Tanzania.
    • Northeast Tropical Africa
      • Ethiopia, Sudan.
    • South Tropical Africa
      • Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
    • Southern Africa
      • Northern Provinces.
    • West-Central Tropical Africa
      • Zaïre.
    • Western Indian Ocean
      • Madagascar.

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



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