Chiloschista usneoides

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Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Epidendroideae
Tribus: Vandeae
Subtribus: Aeridinae
Genus: Chiloschista
Species: Chiloschista usneoides


Chiloschista usneoides (D.Don) Lindl., Edwards's Bot. Reg. 18: t. 1522 (1832).

  • Type species:


  • Basionym
    • Epidendrum usneoides D.Don, Prodr. Fl. Nepal.: 37 (1825).
  • Homotypic
    • Sarcochilus usneoides (D.Don) Rchb.f. in W.G.Walpers, Ann. Bot. Syst. 6: 497 (1863).
    • Thrixspermum usneoides (D.Don) Rchb.f., Xenia Orchid. 2: 120 (1867).


Native distribution areas:
  • Asia-Tropical
    • Indian Subcontinent
      • East Himalaya, Nepal, West Himalaya.
    • Indo-China
      • Myanmar, Thailand (doubtful).

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


Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • Duthie, J.F. (1906). The orchids of the north-western Himalaya. Annals of the Royal Botanic Garden, Calcutta 9(pt.2): 81-211 (141).


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