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Rangaeris amaniensis

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 > Genus: Rangaeris

Rangaeris amaniensis Rangaeris amaniensis

Rangaeris amaniensis in flower. [photo Darrel Plowes , Flora of Zimbabwe]

Rangaeris amaniensis, Juliasdale, Zimbabwe. [photo Bart Wursten , Flora of Zimbabwe

Ecological interactions

Pollination

The hawkmoths Agrius convolvuli, Coelonia fulvinotata and Xanthopan morganii recorded as pollinators by Martins & Johnson (2007) in Kenya.

Publications

  • Martins DJ, Johnson SD. 2007. Hawkmoth pollination of aerangoid orchids in Kenya, with special reference to nectar sugar concentration gradients in the floral spurs. American Journal of Botany 94(4): 650-659. http://dx.doi.org/10.3732/ajb.94.4.650

 


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