A revision of Gastrodia (Orchidaceae: Epidendroideae, Gastrodieae) in tropical Africa

  title={A revision of Gastrodia (Orchidaceae: Epidendroideae, Gastrodieae) in tropical Africa},
  author={Phillip J. W. Cribb and Eberhard Fischer and Dorothee Killmann},
  journal={Kew Bulletin},
The holomycotrophic terrestrial orchids of tropical Africa are reassessed. Two new species of Gastrodia from tropical Africa are described, G. rwandensis from Rwanda and G. ballii from south-central Africa. The genus now comprises three species in tropical Africa. A key is provided to distinguish them from Gastrodia africana Kraenzl. 

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