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Calopogon tuberosus
Typus of Calopogon


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Epidendroideae
Tribus: Arethuseae
Subtribus: Arethusinae
Genus: Calopogon

Overview of species (5)


C. barbatus – C. multiflorus – C. oklahomensis – C. pallidus – C. tuberosus



Calopogon R.Br. in W.T.Aiton, Hortus Kew. 5: 204 (1813), nom. cons.


  • Heterotypic
    • Cathea Salisb., Trans. Hort. Soc. London 1: 300 (1812).
    • Helleborine J.Martyn ex Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 665 (1891).


Native distribution areas:

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



Primary references

  • Brown, R. 1813. Hortus Kewensis; or, a Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal Botanic Garden at Kew. London (2nd ed.) 5: 204–205.

Additional references


Vernacular names


English: Grasspink
перем коми: Калопогон
коми: Калопогон
lietuvių: Gražiabarzdis
олык марий: Калопогон
кырык мары: Калопогон
удмурт: Калопогон

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