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Kew Bulletin

, 69:9517 | Cite as

New species and new names in Malagasy orchids (Orchidaceae)

  • Johan Hermans
  • Phillip Cribb
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Summary. Four attractive new species, Cynorkis dens-serpens, Eulophiella longibracteata, Neobathiea comet-halei and Liparis vulturiceps, are described for the first time. The identities of Benthamia africana, B. spiralis, Cynorkis angustipetala, C. speciosa, C. cinnabarina, C. grandiflora and Jumellea stenoglossa and J. faciliorchis are clarified and the necessary taxonomic changes made.

Key words

Benthamia Cynorkis Eulophiella Jumellea Liparis Madagascar Neobathiea taxonomic changes 

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Acknowledgements

We would like to thank Juliet Beentje and Oliver Whalley for the illustrations; Dominique Karadjoff for the photographs of the Eulophiella. The Natural History Museum, London, kindly gave permission to use the images from the notebooks of the Rev. William Deans Cowan.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.c/o Herbarium, Royal Botanic Gardens, KewRichmondUK

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