Brassavola nodosa

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Brassavola nodosa

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Epidendroideae
Tribus: Epidendreae
Subtribus: Laeliinae
Genus: Brassavola
Sectio: Brassavola sect. Cuneilabia
Species: Brassavola nodosa

Name[edit]

Brassavola nodosa (L.) Lindl., Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl. 114-115. (1831)

Synonymy[edit]

  • Basionym
    • Epidendrum nodosum L., Sp. Pl. 2: 953. (1753)
  • Homotypic
    • Cymbidium nodosum (L.) Sw., Nova Acta Regiae Soc. Sci. Upsal. 6: 73 (1799)
  • Heterotypic
    • Brassavola rhopalorrhachis Rchb.f., Bot. Zeitung (Berlin) 10: 855 (1852)
    • Bletia rhopalorrhachis (Rchb.f.) Rchb.f. in W.G.Walpers, Ann. Bot. Syst. 6: 437 (1862)
    • Brassavola nodosa var. rhopalorrhachis Schltr., Orchis 13: 77 (1919)
    • Brassavola scaposa Schltr., Orchis 13: 77 (1919)

Homonym[edit]

Distribution[edit]

Native distribution areas:

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

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

  • Lindley, J. 1831. The Genera and Species of Orchidaceous Plants 114–115.

Additional references[edit]

  • Jones, H.G. (1975) Nomenclatural revision of the genus Brassavola R.Br. of the Orchidaceae. Ann. Naturhistor. Mus. Wien 79: 9–22.

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: lady of the night orchid


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