African Plant Database


Holothrix cernua (Burm. f.) Schelpe
Family : ORCHIDACEAE
Information on the genus : Holothrix
Basionym : Orchis cernua Burm. f.
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Orchis cernua Burm. f.
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Holothrix parvifolia Lindl. (1835) p.p. (1835), non Lindl. (1836)
=Holothrix squamulosa Lindl. (1836)
=Orchis hispidula L. f. (1782)
=Holothrix hispidula (L. f.) T. Durand & Schinz (1895)
=Holothrix monotris (Lindl.) Rchb. f.
=Holothrix gracilis Lindl. (1836)
=Holothrix harveyana Lindl. (1836)
=Holothrix squamulosa var. hirsuta Bolus (1888)
=Holothrix squamulosa var. typica Schltr.
=Holothrix squamulosa var. scabra Bolus
=Holothrix squamulosa var. glabrata Bolus
=Orchis hispida Thunb. (1794) p.p.
=Monotris secunda Lindl. non Orchis secunda Thunb.
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb, Geophyte- Ht up to 0.26 m. Alt: 20 - 1200 m. Distribution: EC, NC, WC

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 26[1&2]: 129-131 (1996).
  • Orchids of Southern Africa : 100-101 (1999).
 
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see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
 
Map
carte afrique num 46594
 
Record n°46594
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