Polystachya virginea

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Polystachya virginea


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 virginea
Varietates: (2)
P. v. var. parva – P. v. var. virginea


Polystachya virginea Summerh., Bot. Mus. Leafl. 10: 290 (1942)



Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: East Tropical Africa
      • Uganda.
    • Regional: West-Central Tropical Africa
      • Burundi, Rwanda, Zaire.

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

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