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This species is accepted, and its native range is Nigeria to DR Congo.

[FWTA]

Orchidaceae, V. S. Summerhayes. Flora of West Tropical Africa 3:1. 1968

Habit
A slender terrestrial herb 8-12 in. high
Inflorescences
A rather lax inflorescence about 4 in. long of small purple flowers.

Native to:

Cameroon, Nigeria, Zaïre

Disa nigerica Rolfe appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jun 1, 1976 Bojje [136], Cameroon K000106537
Jan 1, 1914 Nelson, R.G.P. [5], Nigeria K000077537 holotype
Jan 1, 1914 Nelson, R.G.P. [5], Nigeria K000077538 holotype
Richards, P.W. [5313], Cameroon K000106538
Richards, P.W. [5313], Cameroon K000106539
King, D.E.S. [52], Nigeria 26259.000
King, D.E.S. [52A], Nigeria 26387.000

First published in Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1914: 214 (1914)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • in Kew Bull. 1914: 214.

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