Orthochilus aurantiacus (Rolfe) Rolfe

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Orthochilus aurantiacus

Katanga Province, DRC
Nov 2007
Photo: Jos Stevens

Orthochilus aurantiacus

Katanga Province, DRC
Nov 2007
Photo: Jos Stevens

Orthochilus aurantiacus

Katanga Province, DRC
sep 2007
Photo: Jos Stevens

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Synonyms: Eulophia aurantiaca Rolfe
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Syntypes from Zambia and Tanzania
Derivation of specific name: aurantiaca: orange-coloured
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca):
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,N,Lk
Growth form(s): Terrestrial.
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La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1998). Orchidaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 11(2) Page 504.

Martos, F., Johnson, S.D., Peter, C.I & Bytebier, B. (2014). A molecular phylogeny reveals paraphyly of the large genus Eulophia (Orchidaceae): A case for the reinstatement of Orthochilus Taxon 63(1) Page 18.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Orthochilus aurantiacus
African Plant Database: Orthochilus aurantiacus
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Orthochilus aurantiacus
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Orthochilus aurantiacus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Orthochilus aurantiacus
The Plant List (version 1.1): Orthochilus aurantiacus
Tropicos: Orthochilus aurantiacus

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-19

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2019). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Orthochilus aurantiacus.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=119100, retrieved 17 July 2019

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