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L Brachycorythis ovata subsp. schweinfurthii (Rchb.f.) Summerh. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of an infraspecific taxon* of the species Brachycorythis ovata Lindl. in the genus Brachycorythis (family Orchidaceae).

* The Plant List does not attempt to include all infraspecific taxa

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 23831) with original publication details: Kew Bull. 10: 257 1955.


See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Brachycorythis grandis Kraenzl. Synonym H WCSP
Brachycorythis grandis var. sudanensis Braid Synonym L WCSP
Brachycorythis grandis var. ugandensis (Schltr.) Braid Synonym L WCSP
Brachycorythis ovata var. schweinfurthii (Rchb.f.) Szlach. & Olszewski Synonym L WCSP
Brachycorythis schweinfurthii Rchb.f. Synonym H WCSP
Brachycorythis schweinfurthii var. nigerica Braid Synonym L WCSP
Brachycorythis ugandensis Schltr. Synonym H WCSP

The species Brachycorythis ovata Lindl. has a further 3 synonyms.

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-23831, and has not been changed.