Roeperocharis Rchb. f.

La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995) Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1)

Description of the genus

Terrestrial herb with tuberous roots, leafy stem and terminal inflorescence. Flowers green; sepals and petals free. Lip free, 3-lobed (rarely entire), with cylindric spur. Column erect; pollinaria.

Worldwide: 5 species from Ethiopia to Malawi and Mozambique.

Zambia: 2 taxa.

Roeperocharis wentzeliana

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
bennettiana Rchb.f. EMcDescription, Image
wentzeliana Kraenzl.[LR-lc]EMcDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Roeperocharis:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Roeperocharis
Flora of Mozambique: Roeperocharis

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-21

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2021). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Roeperocharis.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1888, retrieved 7 December 2021

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