AFRICAN

ORCHIDS

Diceratostele Summerh., Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1938: 151 (1938).
Description:
Distribution:
W. & WC. Trop. Africa
Cultivation:
Not in cultivation
Species:

Diceratostele gabonensis Summerh. W. & WC. Trop. Africa.

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 2/1/2010
Bibliography and References:
Cameron KM, Chase MW, Whitten WM, Kores PJ, Jarell DC, Albert VA, Yukawa T, Hills HG, Goldman DH. 1999 A phylogenetic analysis of the Orchidaceae: evidence from rbcL nucleotide sequences. Amer. J. Bot. 86. 208-224.
Rasmussen FN, Rasmussen H. 1979 Notes on the morphology and taxonomy of Diceratostele gabonensis (Orchidaceae). Bull. Jard. Bot. Nation. Belg. 49. (1-2): 139 - 148 (1979)
Stern WL, Morris MW, Judd WS, Pridgeon AM, Dressler RL. 1993 Comparative vegetative anatomy and systematics of Spiranthoideae (Orchidaceae). Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 113. 161-197.