African Plant Database

Polystachya fusiformis (Thouars) Lindl.
Protologue : Bot. Reg. 10: t. 851 (1824)
Information on the genus : Polystachya
Basionym : Dendrobium fusiforme Thouars
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Dendrobium fusiforme Thouars (1822)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Polystachya composita Kraenzl. (1926)
=Polystachya minutiflora Ridl. (1884)
=Polystachya multiflora Ridl. (1885)
=Dendrorchis minutiflora Kuntze (1891)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb, Epiphyte, Succulent- Ht up to 0.3 m. Alt: 450 - 1400 m. Distribution: EC, KN, LP, MP
Biol./Eco : Epiphyte; Humid, Subhumid; Thicket, Forest, Inselberg/Rock Face; 500-999 m, 1000-1499 m, 1500-1999 m; distribution: Mascarenes, Africa,

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 130 (1997).
  • Orchids of Southern Africa : 411-412 (1999).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Fgui
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Orchidées d'Afrique Centrale
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 43716
Record n°43716
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