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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: Triceratorhynchus
Overview of species (3)

T. comptus – T. sonkeanus – T. viridiflorus
Name

Triceratorhynchus Summerh., Bot. Mus. Leafl. 14: 232 (1951)
Synonymy

Heterotypic
Distylodon Summerh., Kew Bull. 20: 197 (1966)

Distribution
Native distribution areas:

Africa
West-Central Tropical Africa
Burundi, Cameroon, Rwanda.
East Tropical Africa
Kenya, Uganda.

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

Droissart, V. et al. 2014: Taxonomy of Atlantic Central African orchids 2. A second species of the rare genus Distylodon (Orchidaceae, Angraecinae) collected in Cameroon. PhytoKeys, 36: 27–34. DOI: 10.3897/phytokeys.36.7225 Open access. Reference page.
Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.W. & Rasmussen, F.N. (eds.) 2014. Genera Orchidacearum Volume 6: Epidendroideae (Part three); page 444 ff., Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19964-651-7
Summerhayes, V.S. 1951. Botanical Museum Leaflets 14: 232.

Links

Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Triceratorhynchus in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2019 May 4. Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Triceratorhynchus in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2019 May 4. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Triceratorhynchus. Published online. Accessed: 4 May 2019.
The Plant List 2013. Triceratorhynchus in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published online. Accessed: 2019 May 4.
Tropicos.org 2019. Triceratorhynchus. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 4 May 2019.

Vernacular names

Triceratorhynchus is a monotypic genus of flowering plants from the orchid family, Orchidaceae. The sole species is Triceratorhynchus viridiflorus. It is native to central Africa: Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, and Kenya.[1][2][3]
See also

List of Orchidaceae genera

References

"World Checklist of Selected Plant Families: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew".
Fischer, E., Rembold, K., Althof, A. & Obholzer, J. (2010). Annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Kakamega forest, Western province, Kenya. Journal of East African Natural History 99: 129-226.
Summerhayes, Victor Samuel. 1951. Botanical Museum Leaflets of Harvard University 14: 232

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