Diceratostele is a genus of flowering plants from the orchid family, Orchidaceae. At the present time (June 2014), there is only one known species, Diceratostele gabonensis, native to western and central Africa (Gabon, Cameroon, Liberia, Ivory Coast and Congo-Kinshasa).[1]

Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Triphoreae
Subtribe: Diceratostelinae
Genus: Diceratostele
D. gabonensis
Binomial name
Diceratostele gabonensis

See also

  • List of Orchidaceae genera


  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.C. & Rasmussen, F.N. (2005). Epidendroideae (Part One). Genera Orchidacearum 4: 606 ff. Oxford University Press
  • Berg Pana, H. 2005. Handbuch der Orchideen-Namen. Dictionary of Orchid Names. Dizionario dei nomi delle orchidee. Ulmer, Stuttgart

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