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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Epidendroideae
Tribus: Cymbidieae
Subtribus: Eulophiinae
Genus: Acrolophia
Overview of species

A. bolusii – A. capensis – A. cochlearis – A. lamellata – A. lunata – A. micrantha – A. ustulata
Name

Acrolophia Pfitzer, Entwurf. Anordn. Orch.: 59 (1887)

Type species: not selected.

Distribution
Native distribution areas:

Africa
Southern Africa
Cape Provinces, KwaZulu-Natal.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition
References
Primary references

Pfitzer, E.H.H. 1887. Entwurf einer naturlichen Anordnung der Orchideen... Heidelberg 59.
Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.W. & Rasmussen, F.N. (eds.) 2014. Genera Orchidacearum Volume 5: Epidendroideae (Part two); page 94 ff., Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-850713-0

Links

Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Acrolophia in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2019 February 5. Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Acrolophia in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2019 February 5. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Acrolophia. Published online. Accessed: 5 February 2019.
The Plant List 2013. Acrolophia in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published online. Accessed: 2019 February 5.
Tropicos.org 2019. Acrolophia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 5 February 2019.

Vernacular names

перем коми: Акролофия
коми: Акролофия
мокшень: Акролофие
олык марий: Акролофий
кырык мары: Акролофи
удмурт: Акролофия

Acrolophia is a genus of flowering plants from the orchid family, Orchidaceae. The genus contains 7 known species, all endemic to South Africa.[1]

Acrolophia bolusii
Acrolophia capensis
Acrolophia cochlearis
Acrolophia lamellata
Acrolophia lunata
Acrolophia micrantha
Acrolophia ustulata

References

Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families

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