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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: Rangaeris
Overview of species (3)

R. longicaudata – R. muscicola – R. trilobata
Name

Rangaeris (Schltr.) Summerh., Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1936: 227 (1936)

Type species: Rangaeris trilobata Summerh., Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1936: 229 (1936)

Synonymy

Heterotypic
Leptocentrum Schltr., Die Orchideen: 600 (1914)
Barombiella Szlach., Ann. Bot. Fenn. 40: 69 (2003)
Neowolffia O.Gruss, Orchid. Atlas: 239 (2007)

Distribution
Native distribution areas:

Africa
West Tropical Africa
Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierre Leone.
West-Central Tropical Africa
Cameroon, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gulf of Guinea Islands, Rwanda, Zaïre.
East Tropical Africa
Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda.
South Tropical Africa
Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
Southern Africa
Cape Provinces, KwaZulu-Natal, Northern Provinces.

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

Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.W. & Rasmussen, F.N. (eds.) 2014. Genera Orchidacearum Volume 6: Epidendroideae (Part three); page 427 ff., Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19964-651-7
Summerhayes, V.S. 1936. Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information Kew 227.

Links

Global Biodiversity Information Facility. 2021. GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset. Taxon: Rangaeris. Accessed: 2021 Feb 27.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2021. Rangaeris in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2021 Feb 27. Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2021. Rangaeris in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2021 Feb 27. Reference page.
Hassler, M. 2021. Rangaeris. 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. 2021. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published online. Accessed: 2021 Feb 27. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2021. Rangaeris. Published online. Accessed: 27 Feb 2021.
Tropicos.org 2021. Rangaeris. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 27 Feb 2021.

Vernacular names

кырык мары: Рангэрис

Rangaeris is a genus of flowering plants from the orchid family, Orchidaceae, naive to sub-Saharan Africa.[1]

Species

Species accepted as of June 2014:[1]

Rangaeris amaniensis (Kraenzl.) Summerh., 1949 - Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe
Rangaeris longicaudata (Rolfe) Summerh. in J.Hutchinson & J.M.Dalziel, 1936 - Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon
Rangaeris muscicola (Rchb.f.) Summerh. in J.Hutchinson & J.M.Dalziel, 1936 - widespread from Liberia to Tanzania to South Africa
Rangaeris schliebenii (Mansf.) P.J.Cribb, 1989 - Tanzania
Rangaeris trilobata Summerh., 1936 - Nigeria, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, São Tomé and Príncipe

See also

List of Orchidaceae genera

References

Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families

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