Orestias (Orchidaceae)

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Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Epidendroideae
Tribus: Malaxideae
Genus: Orestias

Overview of species (4)[edit]

O. elegans – O. foliosa – O. micrantha – O. stelidostachya


Orestias Ridl., J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 24: 187 (1887)


Native distribution areas:
  • Africa
    • West-Central Tropical Africa
      • Cameroon, Gabon, Gulf of Guinea Islands, Zaire.

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


  • Ridley, H.N. 1887. Journal of the Linnean Society, Botany 24: 187.

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