Cottonia peduncularis

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Cottonia peduncularis


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: Cottonia
Species: Cottonia peduncularis


Cottonia peduncularis (Lindl.) Rchb.f., Cat. Orch.-Samml. Schiller, ed. 3: 22 (1857)

  • Type locality: Sri Lanka
  • Holotype: 1829, Macrae, J. 40, K: K000894434


  • Basionym
    • Vanda peduncularis Lindl., Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl.: 216 (1833)
  • Heterotypic
    • Cottonia macrostachya Wight, Icon. Pl. Ind. Orient.: t. 1755 (1851)


Native distribution areas:
  • Asia-Tropical
    • Indian Subcontinent
      • India, Sri Lanka.

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


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