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Orchid Species: Brachycorythis pubescens

(This name is currently accepted by Kew.)

Brachycorythis pubescens is an orchid species identified by Harv. in 1860.
Genus
Grex
pubescens
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
Harv.
Year
1860
ORIGIN: Found in Burkino Faso, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Mali, Nigeria, Togo, Burundi, Central African Republic, Congo, Gabon, Rwanda, Zaire, Ethiopia, Sudan, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Swaziland, Natal and Transvaal South Africa in grasslands and open woodlands at elevations of sea-level to 2700 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Small to large sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial with ellipsoid tubers giving rise to a stem carrying numerous, lanceolate, acuminate, densely velvety hairy leaves that blooms in the spring and early summer on a terminal, erect, densely many fowered, to 14 [to 35 cm] long, racemose inflorescence with bracts similar to the leaves and carrying pubescent, sweet soapy scented flowers.

FLOWER SIZE: 1/4 inch [0.66 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Brachycorythis Bcs baumii 1921 Schltr.
Add+ Brachycorythis Bcs goetziana 1899 Kraenzl.
Add+ Brachycorythis Bcs hispidula 1921 (Rendle) Schltr.
Add+ Brachycorythis Bcs sudanica 1921 Schltr.
Add+ Platanthera P brachycorythis 1895 Schltr.
Add+ Platanthera P hispidula 1895 (Rendle) Gilg in H.G.A.Engler (ed.)
Add+ Peristylus Peri hispidulus 1895 Rendle
Add+ Brachycorythis Bcs kassneriana 1914 Kraenzl.
Add+ Brachycorythis Bcs stolzii 1921 Schltr.
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