Dendrobianthe (Schltr.) Mytnik

Mytnik-Ejsmont, J. (2011) A Monograph of the Subtribe Polystachyinae Schltr. (Orchidaceae) University of Gdansk, Poland, ISBN 978 83 7531 174 4

Description of the genus

Derivation of name: Flowers resembling a Dendrobium

Comment: Formerly in Polystachya section Dendrobianthe, this genus was recently separated from Polystachya on the basis of phylogenetic research (Mytnik-Ejsmont, 2011). The species are most closely related to the Tanzanian species Neobenthamia gracilis

Worldwide: 3 species fairly widespread in Tropical Africa.

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Dendrobianthe dendrobiiflora

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dendrobiiflora (Rchb. f.) MytnikN,C,EDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Dendrobianthe:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Dendrobianthe
Flora of Mozambique: Dendrobianthe
Flora of Zambia: Dendrobianthe

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Dendrobianthe
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Dendrobianthe
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Dendrobianthe
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Dendrobianthe
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Dendrobianthe
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Dendrobianthe

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Dendrobianthe., retrieved 24 November 2017

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