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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: Calypsoeae
Genus: Cremastra

Overview of species[edit]

C. amabilis – C. aphylla – C. appendiculata – C. guizhouensis – C. malipoensis – C. unguiculata


Cremastra Lindl., Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl.: 172 (1833)


  • Heterotypic
    • Hyacinthorchis Blume, Mus. Bot. 1: 48 (1849)

Native distribution areas

Display the range areas:
  • Asia-Temperate
    • China
      • China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Tibet.
    • Eastern Asia
      • Japan, Korea, Taiwan.
    • Russian Far East
      • Kuril Islands, Sakhalin.
  • Asia-Tropical 
    • Indian Subcontinent
      • Assam, East Himalaya, Nepal.
    • Indo-China
      • Thailand, Vietnam.

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


Primary references[edit]


  • The Plant List 2013. Cremastra in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 February 17.
  • 2019. Cremastra . Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 February 17.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Handle orchids
日本語: サイハイラン属
Перем Коми: Кремастра
коми: Кремастра
мокшень: Кремастра
кырык мары: Кремастра
удмурт: Кремастра
中文: 杜鹃兰属

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