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the web of life in southern Africa

Genus: Ascocentrum

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

Four species cultivated.

Species cultivated in southern Africa

List from Glen (2002).

Ascocentrum ampullaceum

Native from India to Thailand.


Ascocentrum curvifolium

Native from Sri Lanka and India to Laos.


Ascocentrum micranthum

Native to Indonesia.


Ascocentrum miniatum

Native from India to Borneo.