Cynorkis purpurascens

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Cynorkis purpurascens


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Orchidoideae
Tribus: Orchideae
Subtribus: Orchidinae
Genus: Cynorkis
Species: Cynorkis purpurascens


Cynorkis purpurascens Thouars, Hist. Orchid.: t. 15 (1822).


  • Homotypic
    • Orchis purpurascens (Thouars) Spreng., Syst. Veg. 3: 687 (1826).
    • Gymnadenia purpurascens (Thouars) A.Rich., Mém. Soc. Hist. Nat. Paris 4: 27 (1828).
  • Heterotypic
    • Cynorkis purpurocynis Thouars, Hist. Orchid.: t. 15 (1822).
    • Cynorkis purpurascens var. praecox Schltr., Ann. Mus. Colon. Marseille, sér. 3, 1: 40 (1913).
    • Cynorkis praecox (Schltr.) Schltr., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 33: 65 (1924).



Native distribution areas:
  • Africa
    • Western Indian Ocean
      • Mauritius, Madagascar, Réunion.

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


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