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Chysis aurea (Typus)


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Epidendroideae
Tribus: Epidendreae
Subtribus: Chysinae
Genus: Chysis

Overview of species[edit]

C. addita – C. archilae – C. aurea – C. bractescens – C. bruennowiana – C. chironii – C. laevis – C. limminghei – C. tricostata – C. violacea


Chysis Lindl., Edwards's Bot. Reg. 23: t. 1937 (1837)


  • Heterotypic
    • Thorvaldsenia Liebm., Bot. Not. 1844: 103 (1844)



Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America 
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast.
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Central America
      • Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panamá.
    • Regional: Northern South America
      • Venezuela.
    • Regional: Western South America
      • Colombia, Ecuador, Peru.

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

Vernacular names[edit]

Перем Коми: Хисис
коми: Хисис
кырык мары: Хисис
русский: Хизис
удмурт: Хисис
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