Polystachya rosea

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Polystachya rosea


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Epidendroideae
Tribus: Vandeae
Subtribus: Polystachyinae
Genus: Polystachya
Species: Polystachya rosea



Polystachya rosea Ridl., J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 21: 474 (1885)


  • Homotypic
    • Dendrorkis rosea (Ridl.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 658 (1891)
  • Heterotypic
    • Polystachya bicolor Rolfe, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1906: 114 (1906)
    • Polystachya hildebrandtii Kraenzl., Ann. Naturhist. Mus. Wien 36: 6 (1923)


Native distribution areas:
  • Africa
    • Western Indian Ocean
      • Comoros, Madagascar, Seychelles.

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



Primary references

  • Ridley, H.N. 1885. Journal of the Linnean Society, Botany 21: 474.

Vernacular names

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