AFRICAN

ORCHIDS

Diaphananthe Group 3

Description:
Flowers alternate; stems elongated, at least 20 cm in mature plants, leafy along most of their length.
Species:

Diaphananthe bidens (Afzel. ex Sw.) Schltr. W. Trop. Africa to Uganda and Angola
Diaphananthe eggelingii P.J.Cribb SW. Uganda.
Diaphananthe lorifolia Summerh. NE. & E. Trop. Africa.
Diaphananthe sarcorhynchoides J.B.Hall Ivory Coast, Ghana, Gabon.
Diaphananthe subclavata (Rolfe) Schltr. Bioko, São Tomé.
Diaphananthe trigonopetala Schltr.  Cameroon.

World Checklist of Monocotyledons. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.kew.org/wcsp/monocots/ accessed 01.04-2020