African Plant Database

Acrolophia capensis (P. J. Bergius) Fourc.
Information on the genus : Acrolophia
Basionym : Limodorum capense P. J. Bergius
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Satyrium capense (P. J. Bergius) Houtt.
 Limodorum capense P. J. Bergius
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Acrolophia comosa (Sond.) Schltr. & Bolus
=Eulophia comosa Sond. (1847)
=Acrolophia sphaerocarpa (Sond.) Schltr. & Bolus
=Eulophia sphaerocarpa Sond. (1847)
=Eulophia tristis (L. f.) Spreng.
=Satyrium triste L. f.
=Acrolophia triste (L. f.) Schltr. & Bolus
=Limodorum triste (L. f.) Thunb.
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb- Ht 0.15 - 0.8 m. Alt: 60 - 1200 m. Distribution: EC, WC

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Orchids of Southern Africa : 401-402 (1999).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
carte afrique num 44685
Record n°44685
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