Eulophia euglossa newly recorded for Kenya and Tanzania

Authors

  • Quentin Luke East African Herbarium, National Museums of Kenya, Kenya
  • Benny Bytebier School of Life Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.4102/abc.v48i1.2319

Keywords:

New country record;, Flora of Kenya

Abstract

Background: The orchid flora of East Africa is well documented. Nevertheless, new country records are still being discovered.
Objectives: To further document the orchid flora of East Africa.
Method: Herbarium collections and databases were studied. Relevant published literature was consulted.
Results: Eulophia euglossa is newly recorded for Kenya and Tanzania.
Conclusion: The newly recorded species increases our understanding of the orchid diversity in East Africa and underlines the need for continued botanical inventories.

Published

2018-05-29

How to Cite

Luke, Q. ., & Bytebier, B. . (2018). Eulophia euglossa newly recorded for Kenya and Tanzania. Bothalia, African Biodiversity & Conservation, 48(1). https://doi.org/10.4102/abc.v48i1.2319