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Ania penangiana


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

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

Overview of species (6)


A. angustifolia – A. elmeri – A. hongkongensis – A. penangiana – A. ruybarrettoi – A. viridifusca



Ania Lindl., Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl.: 129 (1831)

  • Type species: Ania angustifolia Lindl., Gen. Sp. Orch. 129. (1831) (lectotype, designated by H. Turner in Orch Monogr. 6: 49. 1992)


  • Heterotypic
    • Ascotainia Ridl., Mat. Fl. Malay. Penins. 1: 115 (1907)


Native distribution areas:
  • Asia-Temperate
    • China
      • China South-Central, Hainan, China Southeast.
    • Eastern Asia
      • Taiwan.
  • Asia-Tropical
    • Indian Subcontinent
      • Assam, East Himalaya, India.
    • Indo-China
      • Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam.
    • Malesia
      • Borneo, Jawa, Malaya, Maluku, Philippines, Sumatera.
    • Papuasia
      • New Guinea.

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



Primary references

  • Lindl. 1831. The Genera and Species of Orchidaceous Plants 129.

Additional references


Vernacular names


русский: Ания
中文: 安兰属

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