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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: Nephrangis
Species: (2)
N. bertauxiana – N. filiformis
Name

Nephrangis (Schltr.) Summerh., Kew Bull. 3: 301 (1948)

Type species: Nephrangis filiformis (Kraenzl.) Summerh., Kew Bull. 3: 302 (1948)

Distribution
Native distribution areas:

Africa
East Tropical Africa
Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda.
South Tropical Africa
Zambia.
West Tropical Africa
Ivory Coast, Liberia.
West-Central Tropical Africa
Burundi, Gabon, Rwanda, Zaire.

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 415 ff., Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19964-651-7
Summerhayes, V.S. 1948. Kew Bulletin 3: 301.

Links

Govaerts, R. et al. 2018. Nephrangis in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2018 December 22. Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2018. Nephrangis in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2018 December 22. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2018. Nephrangis. Published online. Accessed: 22 December 2018.
The Plant List 2013. Nephrangis in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published online. Accessed: 2018 December 22.
Tropicos.org 2018. Nephrangis. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 22 December 2018.

Vernacular names

Nephrangis is a genus of flowering plants from the orchid family, Orchidaceae. It contains two known species, both native to tropical Africa.[1]

Nephrangis bertauxiana Szlach. & Olszewski - Cameroon, Gabon
Nephrangis filiformis (Kraenzl.) Summerh. - widespread from Liberia to Tanzania, south to Zambia

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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