Arthrochilus irritabilis

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Arthrochilus irritabilis
plate 189 in:
Heinrich Gustav Reichenbach
Xenia Orchidacea - vol. 2 (1874)


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Orchidoideae
Tribus: Diurideae
Subtribus: Drakaeinae
Genus: Arthrochilus
Species: Arthrochilus irritabilis



Arthrochilus irritabilis F.Muell., Fragm. 1: 43 (1858)

  • Type species:


  • Homotypic
    • Drakaea irritabilis (F.Muell.) Rchb.f., Beitr. Syst. Pflanzenk.: 68. (1871)
    • Spiculaea irritabilis (F.Muell.) Schltr., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 17: 82. (1921)


Native distribution areas:
  • Australasia
    • Australia
      • New South Wales, Queensland.

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



Primary references


Vernacular names


English: Clubbed elbow orchid

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