Back to Biodiversity Explorer main pageGo to Iziko Museums of Cape Town home pageAbout Biodiversity Explorer - history, goals, etc.Send us your questions about southern African biodiversityPeople who have contributed content and images.Search Biodiversity Explorer

Genus: Pterygodium

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Monocotyledons > Order: Asparagales > Family: Orchidaceae

Nineteen species, all of which are native to southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

List from Plants of Southern Africa - an Online Checklist (SANBI).

Pterygodium acutifolium

Pterygodium alatum

 

Pterygodium caffrum

 

Pterygodium catholicum

Pterygodium cleistogamum

 

Pterygodium connivens

 

Pterygodium cooperi

 

Pterygodium cruciferum

 

Pterygodium hallii

 

Pterygodium hastatum

 

Pterygodium inversum

 

Pterygodium leucanthum

 

Pterygodium magnum

 

Pterygodium newdigateae

 

Pterygodium pentherianum

 

Pterygodium platypetalum

 

Pterygodium schelpei

 

Pterygodium vermiferum

 

Pterygodium volucris

 

 


Contact us if you can contribute information or images to improve this page.

Biodiversity Explorer home   Iziko home   Search