Brachycorythis obcordata

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Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Orchidoideae
Tribus: Orchideae
Subtribus: Orchidinae
Genus: Brachycorythis
Species: Brachycorythis obcordata


Brachycorythis obcordata (Lindl.) Summerh., Kew Bull. 10(2): 243 (1955).


  • Basionym
    • Platanthera obcordata Lindl. ex Wall. in Numer. List: n.° 7050 (1832).
  • Homotypic
    • Gymnadenia obcordata (Lindl. ex Wall.) Rchb.f. in Otia Bot. Hamburg.: 32 (1878).
    • Habenaria obcordata (Lindl. ex Wall.) Fyson in Fl. Nilgiri & Pulney Hill-Tops 1: 405 (1915).
    • Orchis obcordata Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don in Prodr. Fl. Nepal.: 23 (1825), nom. illeg.
    • Phyllomphax obcordata (Lindl. ex Wall.) Schltr. in Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 4: 119 (1919).


Native distribution areas:
  • Asia-Tropical
    • Indian Subcontinent
      • Assam, Bangladesh, East Himalaya, India, Nepal, West Himalaya.

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


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