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Rangaeris muscicola


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Epidendroideae
Tribus: Vandeae
Subtribus: Angraecinae
Genus: Rangaeris

Overview of species (3)[edit]

R. longicaudata – R. muscicola – R. trilobata


Rangaeris (Schltr.) Summerh., Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1936: 227 (1936)


  • Heterotypic
    • Leptocentrum Schltr., Die Orchideen: 600 (1914)
    • Barombiella Szlach., Ann. Bot. Fenn. 40: 69 (2003)
    • Neowolffia O.Gruss, Orchid. Atlas: 239 (2007)


Native distribution areas:
  • Africa
    • West Tropical Africa
      • Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierre Leone.
    • West-Central Tropical Africa
      • Cameroon, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gulf of Guinea Islands, Rwanda, Zaïre.
    • East Tropical Africa
      • Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda.
    • South Tropical Africa
      • Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
    • Southern Africa
      • Cape Provinces, KwaZulu-Natal, Northern Provinces.

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



Vernacular names[edit]

кырык мары: Рангэрис
中文: 双船兰属

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