Aeranthes parkesii G.Will.



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Possibly extinct in the wild

Last record: 1977

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct in the Wild)





Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

 Williamson, G. (1990). New orchids from the Flora Zambesiaca region. Kirkia 13(2): 245-252.


Other references:

la Croix, I. and Cribb, P.J. 1998. Orchidaceae (part 2). In: G.V. Pope (ed.), Flora Zambesiaca Volume 1, Part 2, pp. 321-569. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London.

Mapaura, A. and Timberlake, J.R. 2002. Zimbabwe. In: J.S. Golding (ed.), Southern African Plant Red Data Lists, pp. 157-182. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 14. SABONET, Pretoria.

Muller, T. 2006. The distribution, classification and conservation of rainforests in Eastern Zimbabwe. Occasional Publications in Biodiversity No.19. Biodiversity Foundation for Africa, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.

Timberlake, J. (2020). Aeranthes parkesii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2020: e.T122446980A122447119. Accessed on 05 July 2022.


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