Corybas macranthus

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Corybas macranthus


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Orchidoideae
Tribus: Diurideae
Subtribus: Acianthinae
Genus: Corybas
Species: Corybas macranthus


Corybas macranthus (Hook.f.) Rchb.f., Beitr. Syst. Pflanzenk.: 67 (1871)


  • Basionym
    • Nematoceras macranthum Hook.f., Bot. Antarct. Voy. II. (Fl. Nov.-Zel.). 1: 249 (1853), illustration
  • Homotypic
    • Corysanthes macrantha (Hook.f.) Hook.f., Handb. N. Zeal. Fl.: 266 (1864)


Native distribution areas:
  • Australasia
    • New Zealand
      • Antipodean Islands, Chatham Islands, North and South Islands New Zealand.

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


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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Silver Back Spider Orchid

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