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the web of life in southern Africa

Genus: Brachycorythis

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

Thirty-three species (Africa and tropical Asia) of which 10 are native to southern Africa (summer rainfall regions).

Species native to southern Africa

List from Plants of Southern Africa - an Online Checklist (SANBI), Flora of Zimbabwe and Flora of Mozambique.

Brachycorythis buchananii

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

Brachycorythis congoensis

Recorded from Zimbabwe.


Brachycorythis conica


Brachycorythis inhambanensis


Brachycorythis macowaniana


Brachycorythis ovata


Brachycorythis pleistophylla

Brachycorythis pubescens


Brachycorythis tenuior


Brachycorythis velutina

Recorded from Zimbabwe.