African Plant Database


Schizochilus Sond.
 
Species
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Slender terrestrial herbs with testicular tubers, terminal nodding inflorescence and non-resupinate flowers. Some taxa have restricted distributions.
Ecology : Genus of 11 species in summer-rainfall regions of E and S Africa (map in Pridgeon & al., Gen. orchid. 2: 363, 2001). Preliminary investigations on phylogenetic relationships are presented by Ngugi & al. (Scripta Bot. Belg. 52 – AETFAT XX: 306, 2014).

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 3: 157 (1995).
  • LEBRUN J.P. & A.L. STORK (2017). Orchidaceae (2) Trop. Afr. Flow. Plants (Ecol. Distr.) 10 (orch.2): 288
 
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Record n°194689 modified 2008-12-27
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