Twelfth meeting of the Conference of the Parties 

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Santiago (Chile), 3-15 November 2002

Proposals for amendment of Appendices I and II


  Proposal number and proponent
Species covered
by the proposal
Proposal
Posted/
updated on
this website
. CoP12 Prop.1

Switzerland, as Depositary Government, at the request of the Standing Committee

  Amendment of Annotation ° 607 to read:

The following are not subject to the provisions of the Convention:

a) synthetically derived DNA that does not contain any part of the original;

b) urine and faeces;

c) synthetically produced medicines and other pharmaceutical products such as vaccines that do not contain any part of the original genetic material from which they are derived; and

d) fossils.

14/06/02
F A U N A
  CoP12 Prop.2

Switzerland

Agapornis spp., Platycercus spp., Barnardius spp., Cyanoramphus auriceps, C. novaezelandiae, Psittacula eupatria, P. krameri and Padda oryzivora

Annotation with the following text:

Colour morphs produced by captive breeding are considered as being of a domesticated form and are therefore not subject to the provisions of the Convention.

19/06/02
CHORDATA
MAMMALIA
CETACEA
Delphinidae CoP12 Prop.3

Georgia

Tursiops truncatus ponticus

Transfer from Appendix II to Appendix I
19/06/02

updated
04/07/02
Balaenopteridae CoP12 Prop.4

Japan

Balaenoptera acutorostrata

Transfer from Appendix I to Appendix II of northern hemisphere populations (except the Yellow Sea, East China Sea and Sea of Japan populations) in accordance with Resolution Conf. 9.24, Annex 4 with the following annotation:

For the exclusive purpose of allowing trade between Parties that are also signatories to the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling and which have an effective DNA register system to monitor catches, introductions from the sea and imports from other States. To ensure that trade does not result in removals in excess of catch limits, the following additional measures shall be implemented:

a) notwithstanding the provisions of CITES Article XIV, paragraphs 4 and 5, any trade shall be subject to the provisions of Article IV;

b) calculation of a safe catch level using the IWC’s Revised Management Procedure (RMP);

c) establishment of export quotas that shall ensure that trade does not result in removals in excess of catch limits;

d) indication on the trade documents of the number of animals involved when shipment of products are only parts of animals, and tracking of this number through DNA monitoring of imports;

e) implementation of domestic legislation to ensure imports are from animals taken legally; and

f) DNA registers to monitor catches, introductions from the sea and imports and a requirement that all imports be accompanied by certified DNA profiles.

14/06/02

updated
07/08/02

  CoP12 Prop.5

Japan

Balaenoptera edeni

Transfer from Appendix I to Appendix II of the western North Pacific population in accordance with Resolution Conf. 9.24, Annex 4 with the following annotation:

For the exclusive purpose of allowing trade between Parties that are also signatories to the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling and which have an effective DNA register system to monitor catches, introductions from the sea and imports from other States. To ensure that trade does not result in removals in excess of catch limits, the following additional measures shall be implemented:

a) notwithstanding the provisions of CITES Article XIV, paragraphs 4 and 5, any trade shall be subject to the provisions of Article IV; and

b) calculation of a safe catch level using the IWC’s Revised Management Procedure (RMP);

c) establishment of an export quota that shall ensure that trade does not result in removals in excess of catch limits;

d) indication on the trade documents of the number of animals involved when shipment of products are only parts of animals, and tracking of this number through DNA monitoring of imports;

e) implementation of domestic legislation to ensure imports are from animals taken legally; and

f) DNA registers to monitor catches, introductions from the sea and imports and a requirement that all imports be accompanied by certified DNA profiles.

14/06/02

updated
24/07/02

PROBOSCIDEA
Elephantidae CoP12 Prop.6

Botswana

Loxodonta africana

Amendment of annotation 0604 regarding the population of Botswana to read:

For the exclusive purpose of allowing in the case of the population of Botswana:

a) trade in hunting trophies for non-commercial purposes;

b) trade in live animals for commercial purposes to appropriate and acceptable destinations (and as determined by the national legislation of the country of import);

c) trade in registered stocks of raw ivory (whole tusks and pieces) of Botswana origin owned by the Government of Botswana for commercial purposes only to CITES-approved trading partners who will not re-export ivory. No international trade in ivory to be permitted until 18 months after the adoption of the proposal (May 2004). Thereafter an initial amount of not more than 20,000 kg of ivory may be traded, followed by annual export quotas of not more than 4,000 kg from the year 2005 onward;

d) trade in hides;

e) trade in leather goods for non-commercial purposes; and

f) trade in ivory carvings for non-commercial purposes.

14/06/02

  CoP12 Prop.7

Namibia

Loxodonta africana

Amendment of annotation °604 regarding the Namibian population to read:

For the exclusive purpose of allowing in the case of the population of Namibia:

a) trade in hunting trophies for non-commercial purposes;

b) trade in live animals for non-commercial purposes to appropriate and acceptable destinations (as determined by the national legislation of the country of import);

c) trade in hides;

d) trade in leather goods and ivory carvings for non-commercial purposes; and

e) trade in registered stocks of raw ivory (whole tusks and pieces) of Namibian origin owned by the Government of the Republic of Namibia to trading partners that have been verified by the CITES Secretariat to have sufficient national legislation and domestic trade controls to ensure that ivory imported from Namibia will not be re-exported and will be managed according to all requirements of Resolution Conf. 10.10 (Rev.) concerning domestic manufacturing and trade. No international trade in ivory to be permitted until 18 months after the adoption of the proposal (May 2004). Thereafter, an initial amount of not more than 10,000 kg of ivory may be traded, followed by annual export quotas of not more than 2,000 kg of ivory, from the year 2005 onwards.

14/06/02
  CoP12 Prop.8

South Africa

Loxodonta africana

Amendment of annotation °604 regarding the South African population to allow the initial sale of the Kruger National Park stockpile of ivory, 18 months after the adoption of the proposal and a subsequent annual quota of two tonnes.

This proposal is for the exclusive purpose of allowing in the case of the population of South Africa:

a) trade in hunting trophies for non-commercial purposes;

b) trade in live animals for re-introduction purposes into protected areas formally proclaimed in terms of the legislation of the importing country;

c) trade in hides and leather goods;

d) trade in raw ivory of whole tusks of any size, and cut pieces of ivory that are both 20 cm or more in length and one kilogram or more in weight of Government-owned stocks originating from the Kruger National Park. An initial stockpile of 30,000 kg is proposed and a subsequent annual quota of 2,000 kg accumulated each year through annual mortalities and management practices.

All other specimens shall be deemed to be specimens of species included in Appendix l and the trade in them shall be regulated accordingly.

14/06/02

updated
15/07/02

Error corrected to reflect the original proposal
29/08/02

  CoP12 Prop.9

Zambia

Loxodonta africana

Transfer of the Zambian population from Appendix I to Appendix II for the purpose of allowing:

a) trade in raw ivory under a quota of 17,000 kg of whole tusks owned by Zambia Wildlife Authority (ZAWA) obtained from management operations; and

b) live sales under special circumstances.

 19/06/02

updated
10/09/02

  CoP12 Prop.10

Zimbabwe

Loxodonta africana

Amendment of annotation °604 regarding the population of Zimbabwe to read:

For the exclusive purpose of allowing in the case of the population of Zimbabwe:

a) trade for commercial purposes in registered stocks of raw ivory (whole tusks and pieces) of Zimbabwean origin owned by the Government of the Republic of Zimbabwe, to trading partners that have been verified by the CITES Secretariat to have sufficient national legislation and domestic trade controls to ensure that ivory imported from Zimbabwe will not be re-exported and will be managed according to all requirements of Resolution Conf. 10.10 (Rev.) concerning domestic manufacturing and trade. No international trade in ivory to be permitted until 18 months after the adoption of the proposal (May 2004). Thereafter, an initial one-off quota of not more than 10,000 kg of ivory may be traded, and a subsequent annual quota of not more than 5,000 kg of ivory;

b) trade in hunting trophies for non-commercial purposes;

c) trade in live animals for non-commercial purposes to appropriate and acceptable destinations;

d) trade in hides and leather goods; and

e) trade in ivory carvings for non-commercial purposes.

19/06/02

updated
20/08/02

  CoP12 Prop.11

India, Kenya

Loxodonta africana

Transfer to Appendix I of populations currently included in Appendix II, in accordance with Resolution Conf. 9.24, Annex 1, sections C.i) and ii) and D, and in light of Annex 3 on ‘Split-listing’ and Annex 4 on ‘Precautionary measures’.
14/06/02
ARTIODACTYLA
Camelidae CoP12 Prop.12

Argentina

Vicugna vicugna

Transfer from Appendix I to Appendix II of the population of vicuna (Vicugna vicugna) of the province of Catamarca, for the exclusive purpose of allowing international trade in wool sheared from live animals, in cloth, derived manufactured products and other handicraft artefacts bearing the label ‘VICUÑA – ARGENTINA’.
16/07/02
  CoP12 Prop.13

Bolivia

Vicugna vicugna

Transfer to Appendix II of the populations of Bolivia that are in Appendix I, in accordance with Article II, paragraph 2(a), of the Convention, with the exclusive purpose of allowing international trade in products made from wool sheared from live animals and bearing the label 'VICUÑA – BOLIVIA'.
15/07/02
  CoP12 Prop.14

Chile

Vicugna vicugna

Transfer from Appendix I to Appendix II of the population of the Primera Región of Chile through a modification of annotations -106 and +211.
22/07/02
AVES
RHEIFORMES
Rheidae CoP12 Prop.15

Chile

Rhea pennata pennata

Transfer from Appendix I to Appendix II of the Chilean population, in accordance with Resolution Conf. 9.24, Annex 4, section B.2.b).
14/06/02

updated
17/07/02
PSITTACIFORMES
Psittacidae CoP12 Prop.16

Costa Rica

Amazona auropalliata

Transfer from Appendix II to Appendix I
16/07/02
  CoP12 Prop.17

Mexico

Amazona oratrix

Transfer from Appendix II to Appendix I
19/06/02
  CoP12 Prop.18

Germany on behalf of the Member States of the European Community

Ara couloni

Transfer from Appendix II to Appendix I in accordance with Resolution Conf. 9.24, Annex 1, section D.
14/06/02
  CoP12 Prop.19

South Africa

Poicephalus robustus

Transfer of the South African population from Appendix II to Appendix I in accordance with Resolution Conf. 9.24, Annex 1, sections A.ii), B.i) and C.ii).
14/06/02
REPTILIA
TESTUDINATA
Platysternidae CoP12 Prop.20

China, United States of America

Platysternon megacephalum

Inclusion in Appendix II in accordance with Article II, paragraph 2(a), of the Convention and Resolution Conf. 9.24, Annex 2 a, sections A and B i).
14/06/02
Emydidae CoP12 Prop.21

China, Germany on behalf of the Member States of the European Community

Annamemys annamensis

Inclusion in Appendix II in accordance with Article II, paragraph 2(a), of the Convention and Resolution Conf. 9.24, Annex 2 a, sections A, and B (i) and (ii)

14/06/02

updated
10/07/02

  CoP12 Prop.22

China, Germany on behalf of the Member States of the European Community

Heosemys spp.

Inclusion in Appendix II in accordance with Article II, paragraph 2(a), of the Convention and Resolution Conf. 9.24, Annex 2 a:

a) sections A and B (i) for H. depressa;

b) section B (i) for H. grandis and H. spinosa; and

c) section A for H. leytensis.

14/06/02
  CoP12 Prop.23

China, United States of America

Hieremys annandalii

Inclusion in Appendix II in accordance with Article II, paragraph 2(a), of the Convention and Resolution Conf. 9.24, Annex 2a, sections A and Bi).
14/06/02
  CoP12 Prop.24

India, United States of America

Kachuga spp. (except K. tecta)

Inclusion in Appendix II with the exception of K. tecta in accordance with Article II, paragraph 2(a), of the Convention and:

a) Resolution Conf. 9.24, Annex 2 a, sections A and B for K. dhongoka, K. kachuga, K. sylhetensis and K. trivittata; and

b) Resolution Conf. 9.24, Annex 2 b, section A for K. smithii and K. tentoria.

19/06/02

updated
05/07/02

  CoP12 Prop.25

China, Germany on behalf of the Member States of the European Community

Leucocephalon yuwonoi

Inclusion in Appendix II in accordance with Article II, paragraph 2(a), of the Convention and Resolution Conf. 9.24, Annex 2 a, sections A and B (i)
14/06/02
  CoP12 Prop.26

China, United States of America

Mauremys mutica

Inclusion in Appendix II in accordance with Article II, paragraph 2(a), of the Convention and Resolution Conf. 9.24, Annex 2a, sections A and B i).
14/06/02

updated
26/08/02
  CoP12 Prop.27

China, Germany on behalf of the Member States of the European Community

Orlitia borneensis

Inclusion in Appendix II in accordance with Article II, paragraph 2(a), of the Convention and Resolution Conf. 9.24, Annex 2 a, section B (i)
19/06/02
  CoP12 Prop.28

China, United States of America

Pyxidea mouhotii

Inclusion in Appendix II in accordance with Article II, paragraph 2(a), of the Convention and Resolution Conf. 9.24, Annex 2a, sections A and Bi).
14/06/02
  CoP12 Prop.29

China, United States of America

Siebenrockiella crassicollis

Inclusion in Appendix II in accordance with Article II, paragraph 2(a), of the Convention and Resolution Conf. 9.24, Annex 2a, sections A and Bi).
14/06/02

updated
20/08/02
Cheloniidae CoP12 Prop.30

Cuba

Eretmochelys imbricata

Transfer of the population in Cuban waters* from Appendix I to Appendix II, pursuant to Resolution Conf. 9.24, for the exclusive purpose of allowing the Government of Cuba to export its stockpile of shell plates (7,800 kg), accumulated legally from its national conservation and management programme between 1993 and 2002, annotated as follows:

a) the export will not take place until the CITES Secretariat has verified, within 12 months of the decision, that the importing country has adequate internal trade controls and will not re-export and the CITES Standing Committee accepts this verification; and

b) the wild population in Cuban waters will continue to be managed as an Appendix-I species.

* In accordance with Article I(a) of the Convention, the population for which a transfer is requested is defined as that segment of the regional Caribbean population bounded by the geographic limits of Cuban waters, which is under the jurisdiction of the Republic of Cuba, and is the exclusive area from which the shell was derived.

14/06/02

withdrawn
19/08/02

Trionychidae CoP12 Prop.31

China, United States of America

Chitra spp.

Inclusion in Appendix II in accordance with Article II, paragraph 2(a), of the Convention and Resolution Conf. 9.24, Annex 2a, sections A and B i).
17/06/02
  CoP12 Prop.32

China, United States of America

Pelochelys spp.

Inclusion in Appendix II

a) P. cantorii: in accordance with Article II, paragraph 2(a), of the Convention, and Resolution Conf. 9.24, Annex 2a, sections A and Bi); and

b) P. bibroni: in accordance with Article II, paragraph 2(b), of the Convention, and Resolution Conf. 9.24, Annex 2b, section A.

17/06/02
SAURIA
Gekkonidae CoP12 Prop.33

New Zealand

Hoplodactylus spp. and Naultinus spp.

Inclusion in Appendix II in accordance with Article II, paragraphs 2(a) and 2(b), of the Convention
17/06/02
Teiidae CoP12 Prop.34

United States of America

Cnemidophorus hyperythrus

Deletion from Appendix II
17/06/02
ELASMOBRANCHII
ORECTOLOBIFORMES
Rhincodontidae CoP12 Prop.35

India, Madagascar, the Philippines

Rhincodon typus

Inclusion in Appendix II
17/06/02
LAMNIFORMES
Cetorhinidae CoP12 Prop.36

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland on behalf of the Member States of the European Community

Cetorhinus maximus

Inclusion in Appendix II
 19/06/02
ACTINOPTERYGII
SYNGNATHIFORMES
Syngnathidae CoP12 Prop.37

United States of America

Hippocampus spp.

Inclusion in Appendix II

a) Hippocampus comes, H. spinosissimus, H. barbouri, H.reidi, H. erectus, and H. ingens in accordance with Article II, paragraph 2(a), of the Convention and Resolution Conf. 9.24, Annex 2 a, section B.i); and

b) the other 26 described species in accordance with Article II, paragraph 2(b), of the Convention, and Resolution Conf. 9.24, Annex 2 b, section A.

17/06/02
PERCIFORMES
Labridae CoP12 Prop.38

United States of America

Cheilinus undulatus

Inclusion in Appendix II in accordance with Resolution Conf. 9.24, Annex 2 a, section B.
17/06/02
Nototheniidae CoP12 Prop.39

Australia

Dissostichus eleginoides and D. mawsonii

Inclusion of D. eleginoides in Appendix II, in accordance with Article II, paragraph 2(a), of the Convention; and

inclusion of D. mawsonii in Appendix II, in accordance with Article II, paragraph 2(b), of the Convention;

with the following annotation:

The conservation, management or other relevant measures or resolutions adopted for Dissostichus spp. by the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR), relating to Dissostichus spp. harvested from within the CCAMLR Convention Area, shall apply for the purposes of regulating trade in Dissostichus spp. under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) including for the purposes of Article IV of CITES.

States party to CITES conducting trade in Dissostichus spp. harvested and traded in compliance with the conservation, management and other relevant measures or resolutions adopted by CCAMLR, including the Catch Documentation Scheme for Dissostichus spp., shall be regarded as having fulfilled their obligations under CITES as regards trade in Dissostichus spp.

Trade in Dissostichus spp. harvested outside the CCAMLR Convention Area shall be subject to the relevant provisions of CITES and shall be regulated accordingly.

posted
17/06/02

updated
25/06/02

ARTHROPODA
INSECTA
LEPIDOPTERA
Papilionidae CoP12 Prop.40

Germany on behalf of the Member States of the European Community

Atrophaneurajophon and A. pandiyana

Inclusion of Atrophaneura jophon in Appendix II in accordance with Article II, paragraph 2(a), of the Convention and Resolution Conf. 9.24, Annex 2 a, section A; and

inclusion of Atrophaneura pandiyana in Appendix II in accordance with Article II, paragraph 2(b), of the Convention and Resolution Conf. 9.24, Annex 2 b, section A.

17/06/02
  CoP12 Prop.41

Germany on behalf of the Member States of the European Community

Papilio aristophontes, P. nireus and P. sosia

Inclusion of Papilio aristophontes in Appendix II in accordance with Article II, paragraph 2(a), of the Convention and Resolution Conf. 9.24, Annex 2 a, section A; and

inclusion of P. nireus and P. sosia in Appendix II in accordance with Article II, paragraph 2(b), of the Convention and Resolution Conf. 9.24, Annex 2 b, section A.

17/06/02
F L O R A
ARAUCARIACEAE CoP12 Prop.42

Argentina

Araucaria araucana

Inclusion of Araucaria araucana in Appendix I, replacing Araucaria araucana** +219 (populations of Argentina and Chile), and deletion of Araucaria araucana* -114 #1 in Appendix II
posted
17/06/02

updated
25/06/02
CACTACEAE CoP12 Prop.43

Switzerland

All taxa listed in Appendix II

Amendment of the text of the annotation °608 that refers to artificially propagated specimens of Gymnocalycium mihanovichii (cultivars) forms lacking chlorophyll, to read as follows:

Cactaceae spp. colour mutants lacking chlorophyll, grafted on the following grafting stocks: Harrisia "Jusbertii", Hylocereus trigonus or Hylocereus undatus.

17/06/02
  CoP12 Prop.44 Switzerland

Opuntioideae spp.

Deletion from Appendix II
posted
19/06/02

updated
26/06/02
  CoP12 Prop.45 Switzerland

Pereskioideae spp., Pereskiopsis spp. and Quiabentia spp.

Deletion from Appendix II
posted
19/06/02

updated
26/06/02
  CoP12 Prop.46

United States of America

Sclerocactus nyensis

Transfer from Appendix II to Appendix I
17/06/02
  CoP12 Prop.47

United States of America

Sclerocactus spinosior ssp. blainei

Transfer from Appendix II to Appendix I
17/06/02
CRASSULACEAE CoP12 Prop.48

United States of America

Dudleya traskiae

Transfer from Appendix I to Appendix II
17/06/02
LILIACEAE CoP12 Prop.49

South Africa

Aloe thorncroftii

Transfer from Appendix I to Appendix II in accordance with Resolution Conf. 9.24, Annex 4, section B, paragraph 2 a)
17/06/02
MELIACEAE CoP12 Prop.50

Guatemala, Nicaragua

Swietenia macrophylla

Inclusion in Appendix II of the neotropical populations, including logs, sawn wood, veneer sheets and plywood, in accordance with Article II, paragraph 2(a), of the Convention and Resolution , Annex 2 a.
22/07/02
ORCHIDACEAE CoP12 Prop.51

United States of America

Appendix-II ORCHIDACEAE spp.

Annotation of Orchidaceae in Appendix II

The annotation to specifically read as follows:

Artificially propagated specimens of hybrids within the genera Cattleya, Cymbidium, Dendrobium (phalaenopsis and nobile types only), Oncidium, Phalaenopsis and Vanda, including their intergeneric hybrids, are not subject to the provisions of the Convention when:

a) specimens are traded in shipments consisting of individual containers (i.e. cartons, boxes, or crates) containing 100 or more plants each;

b) all plants within a container are of the same hybrid, with no mixing of different hybrids within a container;

c) plants within a container can be readily recognized as artificially propagated specimens by exhibiting a high degree of uniformity in size and stage of growth, cleanliness, intact root systems, and general absence of damage or injury that could be attributable to plants originating in the wild;

d) plants do not exhibit characteristics of wild origin, such as damage by insects or other animals, fungi or algae adhering to leaves, or mechanical damage to roots, leaves, or other parts resulting from collection; and

e) shipments are accompanied by documentation, such as an invoice, which clearly states the number of plants and which of the six exempt genera are included in the shipment, and is signed by the shipper. Plants not clearly qualifying for the exemption must be accompanied by appropriate CITES documents.

17/06/02
OROBANCHACEAE CoP12 Prop.52

China

Cistanche deserticola

Deletion of the annotation to Cistanche deserticola in Appendix II
19/06/02
PORTULACACEAE CoP12 Prop.53

United States of America

Lewisia maguirei

Deletion from Appendix II
17/06/02
ZYGOPHYLLACEAE CoP12 Prop.54

Germany on behalf of the Member States of the European Union

Guaiacum spp.

Inclusion in Appendix II in accordance with Article II, paragraph 2(b), of the Convention, annotated as follows:

Designates all parts and derivatives, including wood, bark and extract.

19/06/02


Proposals from Madagascar


  Proposal number and proponent
Species covered by the proposal Proposal
Posted/
updated
on this website
F A U N A
REPTILIA
TESTUDINATA
Testudinidae CoP12 Prop.55

Madagascar

Pyxis planicauda

Transfer from Appendix II to Appendix I in accordance with Article II, paragraph 1, of the Convention and Resolution Conf. 9.24, Annex I, sections A (i), (ii) and (v), B (i), (iii) and (iv), and C (i).
20/09/02
SAURIA

Chamaeleonidae

CoP12 Prop.56

Madagascar

Brookesia perarmata

Inclusion in Appendix I in accordance with Article II, paragraph 1, of the Convention and Resolution Conf. 9. 24, Annex I, sections B (i) and (iii), and C (i) and (ii), second item.

23/09/02
 

CoP12 Prop.57

Madagascar

Brookesia spp. (except for Brookesiaperarmata) Inclusion in Appendix II except for Brookesia perarmata.
23/09/02
AMPHIBIA
ANURA
Microhylidae CoP12 Prop.58

Madagascar

Scaphiophryne gottlebei, S.madagascariensis, S. marmorata and S. pustulosa.

Inclusion in Appendix II:

a) in accordance with Article II, paragraph 2(a), of the Convention and Resolution Conf. 9. 24, Annex II, section B (i) for S. gottlebei, S. pustulosa; and

b) in accordance with Article II, paragraph 2(b), of the Convention and Resolution Conf. 9. 24, Annex II, section A for S. madagascariensis and S. marmorata.

23/09/02
F L O R A
ORCHIDACEAE CoP12 Prop.59

Madagascar

Aerangis alata / Aerangisplatyphylla *

Transfer from Appendix II to Appendix I
23/09/02
PALMAE CoP12 Prop.60

Madagascar

Beccariophoenixmadagascariensis, Lemurophoenixhalleuxii, Marojejyadarianii, Ravenearivularis, R. louvelii, Satranaladecussilvae and Voanioala gerardii.

Inclusion in Appendix II
23/09/02

* According to the standard nomenclature adopted by the Conference of the Parties, these are synonyms of Aerangis ellisii