African Plant Database

Polystachya tessellata Lindl.
Protologue : J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 6: 130 (1862)
Information on the genus : Polystachya
Status for MA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Polystachya concreta (Jacq.) Garay & H. R. Sweet
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Polystachya concreta (Jacq.) Garay & H. R. Sweet
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Polystachya concreta (Jacq.) Garay & H. R. Sweet
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Dendrorchis tessellata (Lindl.) Kuntze (1891)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Epidendrum concretum Jacq. (1760)
=Polystachya concreta (Jacq.) Garay & H. R. Sweet (1974)
=Polystachya rigidula Rchb. f. (1867)
=Polystachya similis Rchb. f. (1881)
=Polystachya tessellata var. tricruris (Rchb. f.) Schelpe
=Polystachya tricruris Rchb. f. (1867)
=Polystachya buchananii Rolfe (1893)
=Polystachya gracilis De Wild. (1903)
=Polystachya latifolia De Wild. (1903)
=Polystachya lepidantha Kraenzl. (1926)
=Polystachya lettowiana Kraenzl. (1926)
=Polystachya praealta Kraenzl. (1905)
=Polystachya shirensis Rchb. f. (1881)
=Dendrorchis shirensis (Rchb. f.) Kuntze (1891)
=Polystachya zanguebarica Rolfe (1897)
=Polystachya hypocrita Rchb. f. (1881)
=Polystachya reichenbachiana Kraenzl. (1926)
=Epidendrum minutum Aubl. (1775)
=Dendrorchis similus (Rchb. f.) Kuntze
=Polystachya lehmbachiana Kraenzl. (1900)
=Polystachya rufinula Rchb. f.
=Dendrorchis rufinula (Rchb. f.) Kuntze (1891)
=Polystachya nitidula Rchb. f. (1867)
=Polystachya mukandaensis De Wild. (1903)
=Polystachya dorotheae Rendle (1913)
=Polystachya huyghei De Wild. (1904)
=Polystachya plehniana Schltr. (1905)
=Polystachya jussieuana Rchb. f. (1861)
=Dendrorchis jussieuana (Rchb. f.) Kuntze (1891)
=Polystachya wightii Rchb. f. (1861)
=Dendrorchis wightii (Rchb. f.) Kuntze (1891)
=Onychium flavescens Blume (1825)
=Polystachya flavescens (Blume) J. J. Sm. (1905)
=Dendrobium flavescens (Blume) Lindl. (1930)
=Polystachya zollingeri Rchb. f. (1857)
=Dendrorchis zollingeri (Rchb. f.) Kuntze (1891)
=Dendrorchis extinctoria (Rchb. f.) Kuntze (1891)
=Polystachya extinctoria Rchb. f. (1960)
=Polystachya zeylanica Lindl. (1838)
=Cranichis luteola Sw. (1804)
=*Polystachya luteola (Sw.) Hook. (1824)
=Polystachya minuta Frapp. & Cordem. (1895)
=Dendrobium polystachyum Thouars (1822)
=Polystachya siamensis Ridl. (1896)
=Polystachya estrellensis Rchb. f. (1852)
=Dendrorchis estrellensis (Rchb. f.) Kuntze (1891)
=Polystachya kraenzliana Pabst (1957)
=Polystachya caquetana Schltr. (1924)
=Polystachya colombiana Schltr. (1920)
=Callista flavescens (Lindl.) Kuntze (1891)
=Dendrorchis minuta (Aubl.) Kuntze (1891)
=Polystachya mauritiana Spreng. (1826)
=Dendrobium parvum Seidenf.
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb, Epiphyte, Succulent, Lithophyte- Ht 0.23 - 0.6 m. Alt: 305 - 775 m. Distribution: EC, KN, LP, MP, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 130 (1997).
  • Orchids of Southern Africa : 412-413 (1999).
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Record n°43731 modified 2007-04-03
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