African Plant Database

Oberonia disticha (Lam.) Schltr.
Protologue : Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 33: 132 (1925)
Information on the genus : Oberonia
Basionym : Epidendrum distichum Lam.
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Epidendrum distichum Lam. (1783)
 Pleurothallis disticha (Lam.) A. Rich. (1828)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cymbidium equitans Thouars (1822)
=Iridorchis equitans (Thouars) Kuntze (1891)
=Oberonia equitans (Thouars) Schltr. (1915)
=Oberonia brevifolia Lindl. (1830)
=Malaxis brevifolia (Lindl.) Rchb. f. (1861)
=Epidendrum equitans G. Forst. (1786)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb, Epiphyte- Ht up to 0.1 m. Alt: ? - 800 m. Distribution: LP
Biol./Eco : Herb, Epiphyte; Humid, Subhumid, Montane; Forest; 0-499 m, 500-999 m, 1000-1499 m, 1500-1999 m; distribution: Comoros, Mascarenes, Africa,

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 130 (1997).
  • Orchids of Southern Africa : 362-363 (1999).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under chg
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Orchidées d'Afrique Centrale
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 44179
Record n°44179
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