Bonatea (orchid)

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Bonatea
Bonatea antennifera, habitus, a, Groenkloof NR.jpg
Bonatea antennifera
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Genus: Bonatea
Willd.[1]
Type species
Bonatea speciosa
(L.f.) Willd.

Bonatea is a genus of orchids native to tropical and southern Africa, with one species extending into Yemen and Saudi Arabia.[2]

Species currently recognized as of May 2014:[2]

  1. Bonatea antennifera Rolfe - South Africa, Mozambique, Botswana, Zimbabwe
  2. Bonatea boltonii (Harv.) Bolus - South Africa
  3. Bonatea cassidea Sond. - South Africa, Swaziland, Zimbabwe
  4. Bonatea lamprophylla J.Stewart - Mozambique, KwaZulu-Natal
  5. Bonatea polypodantha (Rchb.f.) L.Bolus - South Africa
  6. Bonatea porrecta (Bolus) Summerh. - South Africa, Mozambique, Botswana, Swaziland
  7. Bonatea pulchella Summerh. - Mozambique, KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal
  8. Bonatea rabaiensis (Rendle) Rolfe in D.Oliver - Kenya, Tanzania
  9. Bonatea saundersioides (Kraenzl. & Schltr.) Cortesi - Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal, Swaziland
  10. Bonatea speciosa (L.f.) Willd. - South Africa, Mozambique
  11. Bonatea stereophylla (Kraenzl.) Summerh. - Tanzania
  12. Bonatea steudneri (Rchb.f.) T.Durand & Schinz - from South Africa to Saudi Arabia, including Democratic Republic of the Congo, Tanzania, Angola, Mozambique, Sudan, Ethiopia, etc.
  13. Bonatea volkensiana (Kraenzl.) Rolfe in D.Oliver - Kenya, Tanzania

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External links[edit]

  • Media related to Bonatea at Wikimedia Commons
  • Data related to Bonatea at Wikispecies