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Deux espèces nouvelles de Polystachya (Orchidaceae) de Guinée Équatoriale

Tariq STÉVART, Ingrid PARMENTIER & Vincent DROISSART

fr Adansonia 29 (1) - Pages 31-38

Published on 29 June 2007

Two new species of Polystachya (Orchidaceae) from Equatorial Guinea.

Polystachya reticulata Stévart & Droissart and P. engongensis Stévart & Droissart, two new species of orchids from Rio Muni and Bioko (Equatorial Guinea), are described and illustrated. Polystachya reticulata differs from others Polystachya section Affines by an entire lip. Polystachya engongensis closey resembles P. ramulosa Lindl. by its lip shape, but differs by its habit.
Keywords :
Orchidaceae, Polystachya, Equatorial Guinea, inselbergs, new species
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