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Acriopsis liliifolia
Typus of Acriopsis


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Epidendroideae
Tribus: Cymbidieae
Subtribus: Cymbidiinae
Genus: Acriopsis

Overview of species (10)


A. carrii – A. densiflora – A. emarginata – A. floribunda – A. gracilis – A. indica – A. inopinata – A. latifolia – A. liliifolia – A. ridleyi



Acriopsis Reinw. ex Blume, Catalogus: 97 (1823)


Native distribution areas:
  • Asia-Temperate
    • China
      • China South-Central.
  • Asia-Tropical 
    • Indian Subcontinent
      • Assam, East Himalaya.
    • Indo-China
      • Andaman Islands, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam.
    • Malesia
      • Borneo, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Islands, Malaya, Maluku, Philippines, Sulawesi, Sumatera.
    • Papuasia
      • New Guinea, Solomon Islands.
  • Australasia 
    • Australia
      • Queensland.
  • Pacific 
    • Northwestern Pacific
      • Caroline Islands.

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



Primary references


Vernacular names


中文: 合萼兰属
中文(简体): 合萼兰属

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