African Plant Database

Habenaria cirrhata (Lindl.) Rchb. f.
Protologue : Flora 48: 180 (1865)
Information on the genus : Habenaria
Basionym : Bonatea cirrhata Lindl.
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Bonatea cirrhata Lindl. (1835)
 Ceratopetalorchis cirrhata (Lindl.) Szlach., Górniak & Tukallo (2003)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Habenaria dawei Rolfe (1912)
=Habenaria longistigma Rolfe (1898)
=Habenaria megistosolen Schltr. (1915)
=Habenaria schweinfurthii Rchb. f. (1878)
=Habenaria zenkeriana Kraenzl. (1894)
Ecology and distribution
Biol./Eco : Herb; Subhumid, Dry; Grassland, Woodland, Freshwater Wetland; 0-499 m, 500-999 m, 1000-1499 m, 1500-1999 m; distribution: Comoros, Africa,

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1995). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 11[1]: 116
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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Record n°45359 modified 2009-11-17
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