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Roeperocharis bennettiana (fig. II) (Typus)


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Orchidoideae
Tribus: Orchideae
Subtribus: Orchidinae
Genus: Roeperocharis
Species: (5)
R. alcicornis – R. bennettiana – R. maleveziana – R. urbaniana – R. wentzeliana


Roeperocharis Rchb.f., Otia Bot. Hamburg.: 104 (1881)



Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa 
    • Regional: East Tropical Africa
      • Kenya, Tanzania.
    • Regional: Northeast Tropical Africa
      • Ethiopia.
    • Regional: South Tropical Africa
      • Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia.
    • Regional: West-Central Tropical Africa
      • Zaire.

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

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