FZ.48. Rangaeris Summerh.

Description of the genus

Epiphytic, occasionally lithophytic, herbs. Pseudobulbs 0. Stems with persistent leaf bases. Leaves distichous, conduplicate, linear to oblong, unequally 2-lobed at apex. Inflorescences arched or pendent. Flowers usually white, turning apricot as they age. Sepals and petals free, ± similar. Lip entire or 3-lobed; spur pendent with a narrow mouth. Rostellum 2-fid.

Worldwide: 6 species in tropical and S Africa

Zimbabwe: 2 taxa.

Rangaeris amaniensis

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
amaniensis (Kraenzl.) Summerh.C,SDescription, Image
muscicola (Rchb. f.) Summerh.EDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Rangaeris:

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Flora of Malawi: Rangaeris
Flora of Mozambique: Rangaeris
Flora of Zambia: Rangaeris

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Rangaeris.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=448, retrieved 26 August 2016

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