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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: Vandeae
Subtribus: Angraecinae
Genus: Solenangis

Overview of species (7)[edit]

S. africana – S. clavata – S. conica – S. grahamii – S. longipes – S. scandens – S. wakefieldii


Solenangis Schltr., Beih. Bot. Centralbl. 36(2): 133 (1918)


  • Heterotypic
    • Gussonea A.Rich., Mém. Soc. Hist. Nat. Paris 4: 67 (1828)
    • Gussonia Spreng., Gen. Pl. 2: 664 (1831)
    • Neocribbia Szlach., Ann. Bot. Fenn. 40: 69 (2003)



Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa 
    • Regional: East Tropical Africa
      • Kenya, Tanzania.
    • Regional: Northeast Tropical Africa
      • Somalia.
    • Regional: South Tropical Africa
      • Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe.
    • Regional: West Tropical Africa
      • Ghana, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone.
    • Regional: West-Central Tropical Africa
      • Cabinda, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gulf of Guinea Islansa, Rwanda, Zaire.

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