Isochilostachya Mytnik & Szlach.

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: A combination of Isochiloideae, Summerhayes's proposed name for the section, and Polystachya

Comment: Formerly recognized as section Isochiloideae in Polystachya (Summerhayes, 1948), this genus was recently separated from Polystachya on the basis of phylogenetic research (Mytnik-Ejsmont, 2011).

Worldwide: 11 species; mostly in Tanzania but some extending into Kenya, Zambia, Malawi and Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Isochilostachya vaginata

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vaginata (Summerh.) Mytnik & Szlach.EDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Isochilostachya:

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Flora of Malawi: Isochilostachya
Flora of Zambia: Isochilostachya

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

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: Isochilostachya., retrieved 24 November 2017

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