Checklist: Orchidaceae



This is a checklist of taxa generated from the database. Genera and species which are either purely cultivated or which are wild species which do not occur in Botswana have been excluded.

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Ansellia africana
Ball, J.S. (1978) Southern African Epiphytic Orchids. Conservation Press, Johannesburg.  
Ball, J.S. (2009) Terrestrial African Orchids, A Selected Review.   
Fibeck, W. & Dare, M. (1993) Terrestrial Orchids in Zimbabwe. Excelsa 16 47-71  
La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1995) Orchidaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 11(1)   
La Croix, I. & Cribb, P.J. (1998) Orchidaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 11(2)   
La Croix, I. et al. (1991) Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam  
McMurtry, D., Grobler, L., Grobler, J. & Burns, S. (2008) Field Guide to the ORCHIDS of Northern South Africa and Swaziland Umdaus Press, PO Box 11059 Hatfield 0028 South Africa  
Schelpe, E.A.C.L.E. (1976) A Provisional Checklist of the Orchidaceae of Mozambique South African Journal of Botany 42(4)   
NamesFZ Divisions
ORTHOCHILUS Hochst. ex A. Rich.  
Orthochilus holubii (Rolfe) Bytebier N
Eulophia holubii Rolfe
Orthochilus walleri (Rchb. f.) Bytebier N
Cyrtopera walleri Rchb. f.
Eulophia angustiflora Kraenzl.
Eulophia piscicelliana Buscal. & Schltr.
Eulophia walleri (Rchb. f.) Kraenzl.
FZ.11. BONATEA Willd.  
Bonatea antennifera Rolfe SE
Bonatea speciosa (L. f.) Willd. var. antennifera (Rolfe) Sommerville
Bonatea porrecta (Bolus) Summerh. SE
Habenaria porrecta Bolus
FZ.15. HABENARIA Willd.  
Habenaria epipactidea Rchb. f. SE
Habenaria foliosa (Sw.) Rchb.f.
Habenaria hircina Rchb.f.
Habenaria perfoliata Kraenzl.
Habenaria polyphylla Kraenzl.
Habenaria rautanenii Kraenzl.
Habenaria schinzii Rolfe
Orchis foliosa Sw.
Habenaria filicornis Lindl. N
Habenaria chlorotica Rchb. f.
Habenaria filicornis Lindl. var. chlorotica (Rchb. f.) Geerinck
Habenaria natalensis Rchb. f. & Warm.
Habenaria wilmsiana Kraenzl.
Habenaria ichneumonea (Sw.) Lindl. N
Habenaria pedicellaris Rchb. f.
Habenaria kilimanjari Rchb.f. N
Habenaria lutaria Schltr.
Habenaria martialis Rchb. f.
Habenaria theodorii Kraenzl.
Habenaria uhligii Kraenzl.
Habenaria pasmithii G.Will. [NrEnd?] [DD]N
Habenaria schimperiana A. Rich.
Habenaria genuflexa Rendle
Habenaria subarmata Rchb. f. N?
Habenaria trilobulata Schltr. N
Habenaria quadrifida Schltr.
FZ.4. ZEUXINE Lindl.  
Zeuxine africana Rchb. f. [DD]N
FZ.53. EULOPHIA Lindl.  
Eulophia angolensis (Rchb. f.) Summerh. [VU]N
Eulophia buchananii (Rchb. f.) Bolus
Eulophia lindleyana (Rchb. f.) Schltr.
Lissochilus buchananii Rchb. f.
Lissochilus eylesii Rendle
Eulophia arenicola Schltr. N
Eulophia fridericii (Rchb. f.) A.V. Hall
Lissochilus latifolius Schltr.
Lissochilus roseolabius Schltr.
Eulophia guineensis Lindl.
Eulophia quartiniana A. Rich.
Eulophia hereroensis Schltr. SE
Eulophia junodiana Kraenzl.
Eulophia pillansii Bolus
Eulophia undulata Rolfe
Eulophia hians Spreng.
var. nutans (Schltr.) S.A. Thomas SE
Eulophia aemula Schltr.
Eulophia clavicornis var. nutans (Sond.) A.V. Hall
Eulophia crinita Rolfe
Eulophia nutans Sond.
Eulophia ukingensis Schltr.
Eulophia vaginata Ridl.
Eulophia vleminckxiana Geerinck & Schaijes
Eulophia horsfallii (Bateman) Summerh. N
Eulophia rosea (Lindl.) A.D. Hawkes
Lissochilus horsfallii Bateman.
Lissochilus roseus Lindl.
Lissochilus sandersonii Rchb. f.
Eulophia kyimbilae Schltr. N
Eulophia latilabris Summerh. [VU]N
Lissochilus leopoldi Kraenzl.
Lissochilus nyassae Rolfe
Lissochilus schweinfurthii Rchb. f.
Eulophia livingstoneana (Rchb. f.) Summerh. N
Eulophia livingstoniana (Rchb. f.) Summerh.
Lissochilus livingstoneanus Rchb. f.
Eulophia schweinfurthii Kraenzl. N
Eulophia chrysops Summerh.
Eulophia compta Summerh.
Eulophia involuta Summerh.
Eulophia orthoplectra (Rchb. f.) Summerh. var. schweinfurthii (Kraenzl.) Geerinck
Lissochilus aurantiacus Rchb.f.
Lissochilus descampsii De Wild.
Lissochilus elegantulus Schltr.
Lissochilus holubii Rolfe
Lissochilus johnstonii Rolfe
Lissochilus pentheri Schltr.
Lissochilus smithii Rolfe
Lissochilus vermiculatus De Wild.
Eulophia speciosa (R. Br. ex Lindl.) Bolus N
Eulophia wakefieldii (Rchb. f. & S. Moore) Summerh.
Lissochilus brevisepalus Rendle
Lissochilus speciosus R.Br. ex Lindl.
Lissochilus wakefieldii Rchb. f. & S. Moore
Eulophia tanganyikensis Rolfe
Eulophia chlorotica Kraenzl.
Eulophia tuberculata Bolus SE
Eulophia platypetala Lindl.
FZ.56. ANSELLIA Lindl.  
Ansellia africana Lindl. [VU]N
Ansellia gigantea Rchb. f. var. nilotica (Baker f.) Summerh.
Ansellia humilis W. Bull
Ansellia nilotica (Baker) N.E. Br.

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Botswana: Checklist: Orchidaceae., retrieved 23 April 2024

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