AFRICAN

ORCHIDS

Rhipidoglossum Group l.
Description:

Stems short, usually less than 12 cm long, with leaves arranged in a rosette or fan, ar, in plants with longer stems, in 2 rows along the sides of the upper part of the stem.
Species:

Rhipidoglossum arbonnieri (Geerinck) Eb.Fisch., Killmann, J.-P.Lebel & Delep. Burundi
Rhipidoglossum candidum (P.J.Cribb) Senghas SW. & S. Ethiopia.
Rhipidoglossum cuneatum (Summerh.) Garay Cameroon to SW. Uganda.
Rhipidoglossum curvatum (Rolfe) Garay W. & WC. Trop. Africa.
Rhipidoglossum globulosocalcaratum (De Wild.) Summerh. Zaïre to Rwanda.
Rhipidoglossum kamerunense (Schltr.) Garay Nigeria to Uganda and Zambia.
Rhipidoglossum laticalcar (J.B.Hall) Senghas Ghana.
Rhipidoglossum magnicalcar Szlach. & Olszewski Gabon.
Rhipidoglossum melianthum (P.J.Cribb) Senghas Tanzania.
Rhipidoglossum mildbraedii (Kraenzl.) Garay E. Zaïre.
Rhipidoglossum montanum (Piers) Senghas Kenya.
Rhipidoglossum orientalis (Mansf.) Szlach. & Olszewski Tanzania (Uluguru Mts.).
Rhipidoglossum oxycentron (P.J.Cribb) Senghas E. Zambia to Malawi.
Rhipidoglossum paucifolium D.Johanss. Liberia.
Rhipidoglossum polydactylum (Kraenzl.) Garay SW. Cameroon.
Rhipidoglossum pulchellum (Summerh.) Garay C. & E. Trop. Africa.
Rhipidoglossum pulchellum var. geniculatum (Summerh.) Garay Cameroon to Uganda.
Rhipidoglossum pulchellum var. pulchellum. C. & E. Trop. Africa.
Rhipidoglossum stellatum (P.J.Cribb) Szlach. & Olszewski SW. Tanzania.

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 18/03/2017