African Plant Database

Nervilia petraea (Afzel. ex Sw.) Summerh.
Protologue : Bot. Mus. Leafl. 11: 249 (1945)
Information on the genus : Nervilia
Basionym : Arethusa petraea Afzel. ex Sw.
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Arethusa petraea Afzel. ex Sw. (1805)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Nervilia afzelii Schltr. (1911)
=Stellorkis aplostellis Thouars (1822)
=Aplostellis ambigua A. Rich. (1828)
Ecology and distribution
Biol./Eco : Herb; Dry; Grassland, Woodland, Anthropic; 0-499 m, 500-999 m, 1000-1499 m; distribution: Africa.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1995). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 11[1]: 251

Bibliography other :
  • Fischer, E., K. Rembold & al. (2010). Annotated Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Kakamega Forest, Western Province, Kenya J. E. Africa Nat. Hist. Soc. : 138 
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Record n°46569 modified 2005-03-07
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