African Plant Database

Calanthe sylvatica (Thouars) Lindl. var. sylvatica
Information on the genus : Calanthe
Basionym : Centrosis sylvatica Thouars
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Centrosis sylvatica Thouars (1822)
 Calanthe sylvatica (Thouars) Lindl. (1833)
 Bletia sylvatica (Thouars) Bojer
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Calanthe sylvatica var. natalensis Rchb. f.
=Alismorkis natalensis (Rchb. f.) Kuntze
=Calanthe natalensis (Rchb. f.) Rchb. f. (1856)
=Calanthe corymbosa Lindl. (1862)
=Calanthe neglecta Schltr. (1915)
=Calanthe sanderiana Rolfe (1892)
=Calanthe schliebenii Mansf. (1933)
=Calanthe stolzii Schltr. (1915)
=Calanthe volkensii Rolfe (1897)
=Calanthe delphinioides Kraenzl. (1893)
=Calanthe violacea Rolfe (1913)
=Centrosia auberti A. Rich. (1828)
=Alismorkis centrosis (Thouars) Steud.
=Alismorkis plantaginea (Thouars) Kuntze
=Alismorkis pleiochroma (Rchb. f.) Kuntze
=Centrosis plantaginea Thouars
=Centrosis corymbosa Thouars
=Calanthe delphiniodes Kraenzl.
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb- Ht up to 0.65 m. Alt: 15 - 1220 m. Distribution: EC, KN, LP, MP, WC, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 130 (1997).
  • Orchids of Southern Africa : 406-407 (1999).
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Record n°43691 modified 2007-04-02
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