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Terrestrial herbs. Stems creeping at the base. Leaves petiolate, ovate, sheathing at the base; upper leaves sheath-like. Bracts prominent, broad, glandular-hairy. Sepals free. Petals partly fused to dorsal sepal; lip partly joined tothe column, reflexed at apex, saccate at base.
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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Platylepis Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=402
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Platylepis

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Platylepis is a genus of flowering plants from the orchid family, Orchidaceae. It is widespread across sub-Saharan Africa and also on various islands of the Pacific and Indian Oceans.[1]

  1. Platylepis bigibbosa H.Perrier - Madagascar
  2. Platylepis bombus J.J.Sm. - Seram
  3. Platylepis commelynae (Lindl.) Rchb.f. - Society Islands
  4. Platylepis constricta (J.J.Sm.) J.J.Sm. - New Guinea
  5. Platylepis densiflora Rolfe - Réunion
  6. Platylepis geluana (Schltr.) Schuit. & de Vogel - New Guinea
  7. Platylepis glandulosa (Lindl.) Rchb.f. - widespread across tropical and southern Africa
  8. Platylepis grandiflora (Schltr.) Ormerod - New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Futuna
  9. Platylepis heteromorpha Rchb.f. - Samoa
  10. Platylepis intricata Schuit. & de Vogel - Papua New Guinea
  11. Platylepis lamellata Schltr. - New Guinea
  12. Platylepis margaritifera Schltr. - Madagascar
  13. Platylepis occulta (Thouars) Rchb.f. - Madagascar, Réunion, Mauritius, Seychelles
  14. Platylepis polyadenia Rchb.f. - Madagascar, Comoros
  15. Platylepis rufa (Frapp.) Schltr. - Réunion
  16. Platylepis tidorensis J.J.Sm. - Maluku
  17. Platylepis viscosa (Rchb.f.) Schltr. - Réunion
  18. Platylepis xerostele Ormerod - Cameroon
  19. Platylepis zeuxinoides Schltr. - New Guinea

See also

References

  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.A. & Rasmussen, F. eds. (1999). Genera Orchidacearum 1. Oxford Univ. Press.
  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.A. & Rasmussen, F. eds. (2001). Genera Orchidacearum 2. Oxford Univ. Press.
  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.A. & Rasmussen, F. eds. (2003). Genera Orchidacearum 3. Oxford Univ. Press
  • Berg Pana, H. 2005. Handbuch der Orchideen-Namen. Dictionary of Orchid Names. Dizionario dei nomi delle orchidee. Ulmer, Stuttgart

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Platylepis: Brief Summary

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Platylepis is a genus of flowering plants from the orchid family, Orchidaceae. It is widespread across sub-Saharan Africa and also on various islands of the Pacific and Indian Oceans.

Platylepis bigibbosa H.Perrier - Madagascar Platylepis bombus J.J.Sm. - Seram Platylepis commelynae (Lindl.) Rchb.f. - Society Islands Platylepis constricta (J.J.Sm.) J.J.Sm. - New Guinea Platylepis densiflora Rolfe - Réunion Platylepis geluana (Schltr.) Schuit. & de Vogel - New Guinea Platylepis glandulosa (Lindl.) Rchb.f. - widespread across tropical and southern Africa Platylepis grandiflora (Schltr.) Ormerod - New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Futuna Platylepis heteromorpha Rchb.f. - Samoa Platylepis intricata Schuit. & de Vogel - Papua New Guinea Platylepis lamellata Schltr. - New Guinea Platylepis margaritifera Schltr. - Madagascar Platylepis occulta (Thouars) Rchb.f. - Madagascar, Réunion, Mauritius, Seychelles Platylepis polyadenia Rchb.f. - Madagascar, Comoros Platylepis rufa (Frapp.) Schltr. - Réunion Platylepis tidorensis J.J.Sm. - Maluku Platylepis viscosa (Rchb.f.) Schltr. - Réunion Platylepis xerostele Ormerod - Cameroon Platylepis zeuxinoides Schltr. - New Guinea
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