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Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Epidendroideae
Tribus: Vandeae
Subtribus: Angraecinae
Genus: Eggelingia
Overview of species (3)

E. clavata – E. gabonensis – E. ligulifolia
Name

Eggelingia Summerh., Bot. Mus. Leafl. 14: 235 (1951)

Type species: Eggelingia ligulifolia Summerh., Bot. Mus. Leafl. 14: 236 (1951)

Distribution
Native distribution areas:

Africa
West Tropical Africa
Ghana, Ivory Coast, Liberia.
West-Central Tropical Africa
Cameroon, Gabon, Rwanda, Zaïre.
East Tropical Africa
Uganda.
South Tropical Africa
Malawi.

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

Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.W. & Rasmussen, F.N. (eds.) 2014. Genera Orchidacearum Volume 6: Epidendroideae (Part three); page 391 ff., Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19964-651-7
Summerhayes, V.S. 1951. Botanical Museum Leaflets 14: 235.

Links

Global Biodiversity Information Facility. 2022. GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset. Taxon: Eggelingia. Accessed: 2022 Jan 11.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2022. Eggelingia in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2022 Jan 11. Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2022. Eggelingia in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2022 Jan 11. Reference page.
Hassler, M. 2022. Eggelingia. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2022. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published online. Accessed: 2022 Jan 11. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2022. Eggelingia. Published online. Accessed: 11 Jan 2022.
Tropicos.org 2022. Eggelingia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 11 Jan 2022.

Vernacular names

мокшень: Эггелингие
кырык мары: Эггелинги

Eggelingia is a genus of flowering plants from the orchid family, Orchidaceae, and named after the Scots forester, William Julius Eggeling. It contains 3 known species, all native to tropical Africa:[1]

Eggelingia clavata Summerh.
Eggelingia gabonensis P.J.Cribb & Laan
Eggelingia ligulifolia Summerh.

See also

List of Orchidaceae genera

References

Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families

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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