African Plant Database

Polystachya modesta Rchb. f.
Protologue : Flora 50: 114 (1867)
Information on the genus : Polystachya
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Polystachya rigidula Rchb. f. (1867)
=Polystachya similis Rchb. f. (1881)
=Polystachya duemmeriana Kraenzl. (1929)
=Polystachya kindtiana De Wild. (1903)
=Polystachya shirensis Rchb. f. (1881)
=Dendrorchis shirensis (Rchb. f.) Kuntze (1891)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb, Epiphyte, Succulent- Ht up to 0.4 states: KN

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 130 (1997).
  • Orchids of Southern Africa : 413 (1999).
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Orchidées d'Afrique Centrale
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
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Record n°43722
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