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Acanthophippium javanicum (Typus)


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Epidendroideae
Tribus: Collabieae
Genus: Acanthophippium

Overview of species (13)[edit]

A. bicolor – A. chrysoglossum – A. curtisii – A. eburneum – A. gougahensis – A. javanicum – A. lilacinum – A. mantinianum – A. parviflorum – A. pictum – A. splendidum – A. striatum – A. sylhetense


Acanthophippium Blume, Bijdr.: 353 (1825)


  • Heterotypic
    • Acanthephippium Blume Gen. Pl. 200. (1837) orth. var.
    • Tainiopsis Hayata, Icon. Pl. Formosan. 4: 63 (1914)

Note: The genus is commonly found as its orth. var. see reference list below, but see Blume (1825), Govaerts (2013) and IPNI (2013) for the correct combination.


Native distribution areas:
  • Asia-Temperate
    • China
      • China South-Central, China Southeast.
    • Eastern Asia
      • Nansei-shoto, Taiwan.
  • Asia-Tropical
    • Indian Subcontinent
      • Assam, Bangladesh, East Himalaya, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka.
    • Indo-China
      • Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam.
    • Malesia
      • Borneo, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Islands, Malaya, Maluku, Philippines, Sulawesi, Sumatera.
    • Papuasia
      • New Guinea, Solomon Islands.
  • Pacific
    • Southwestern Pacific
      • Fiji, New Caledonia, Samoa, Tonga, Vanuatu, Wallis-Futuna Islands.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]


Vernacular names[edit]

hrvatski: Akantofipijum
中文: 坛花兰属
中文(简体): 坛花兰属

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