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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: Ypsilopus
Species: (5)
Y. erectus – Y. leedalii – Y. liae – Y. longifolius – Y. viridiflorus

Ypsilopus Summerh., Kew Bull. 4: 439 (1949)

Type species: Ypsilopus longifolius (Kraenzl.) Summerh., Kew Bull. 4: 440 (1949)


Summerhayes, V.S. (1949) Kew Bulletin 4: 439.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2012. Ypsilopus in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2012 Nov. 16. Reference page. 2013. Ypsilopus in The Orders and Families of Monocotyledons. Published online. Accessed: 2013 Aug. 12. 2012. Ypsilopus. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 16 Nov. 2012.
International Plant Names Index. 2012. Ypsilopus. Published online. Accessed: 16. Nov. 2012.

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Africa
Regional: East Tropical Africa
Kenya, Tanzania.
Regional: South Tropical Africa
Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
Regional: Southern Africa
Cape Provinces, KwaZulu-Natal.
Regional: West-Central Tropical Africa

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

Ypsilopus is a genus of flowering plants from the orchid family, Orchidaceae native to Africa.[1]

Ypsilopus erectus (P.J.Cribb) P.J.Cribb & J.Stewart - Tanzania, Mozambique, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa
Ypsilopus leedalii P.J.Cribb - Tanzania
Ypsilopus liae Delep. & J.-P.Lebel - Rwanda
Ypsilopus longifolius (Kraenzl.) Summerh. - Tanzania, Kenya
Ypsilopus viridiflorus P.J.Cribb & J.Stewart - Tanzania

See also

List of Orchidaceae genera


Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families

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