FZ.35. Acampe Lindl.

Description of the genus

Monopodial epiphytic herbs, pseudobulbs absent. Stem erect, often woody, mostly unbranched. Leaves somewhat fleshy, more or less folded lengthwise. Inflorescences axillary, simple or branched. Flowers non-resupinate, fleshy. Petals and sepals similar; lip saccate or with a short spur. Pollinia 4, joined in 2 pairs.

Worldwide: 10 species in SEAsia, Madagascar and the W Indian Ocean; one species in tropical and subtropical Africa

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Acampe pachyglossa

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pachyglossa Rchb. f.E,SDescription, Image

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Flora of Mozambique: Acampe
Flora of Zambia: Acampe

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-14

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2014). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Acampe.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=435, retrieved 19 December 2014

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