African Plant Database

Habenaria epipactidea Rchb. f.
Information on the genus : Habenaria
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Habenaria foliosa (Sw.) Rchb. f. non A.Rich.
=Bonatea foliosa (Sw.) Lindl.
=Orchis foliosa Sw. (1800)
=Habenaria polyphylla Kraenzl. (1893)
=Habenaria hircina Rchb. f.
=Habenaria epipactidea var. schinzii (Rolfe) Kraenzl.
=Habenaria schinzii Rolfe (1898)
=Habenaria perfoliata Kraenzl. (1902)
=Habenaria rautanenii Kraenzl. (1904)
=Bonatea foliosa var. pauciflora Sond.
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb, Geophyte- Ht 0.12 - 0.61 m. Alt: 61 - 2400 m. Distribution: BOT, LES, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • EXELL, A. & WILD, H. (1995). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 11[1]: 71,73

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 4: t.130 (1924).
  • Orchids of Southern Africa : 115-116 (1999).
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