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the web of life in southern Africa

Genus: Bothriochilus

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

Two species cultivated.

Species cultivated in southern Africa

List from Glen (2002).

Bothriochilus bellus

Native from Mexico to Honduras.


Bothriochilus macrostachyus

Native from Mexico to Panama.