Genoplesium apostasioides

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Genoplesium apostasioides


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Orchidoideae
Tribus: Diurideae
Subtribus: Prasophyllinae
Genus: Genoplesium
Species: Genoplesium apostasioides


Genoplesium apostasioides (Fitzg.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem., Lindleyana 4: 142 (1989)


  • Basionym
    • Corunastylis apostasioides Fitzg., Austral. Orch. 2(3): 15 (1888)
  • Homotypic
    • Prasophyllum apostasioides (Fitzg.) F.Muell., Syst. Census Austral. Pl. 2: 190 (1889)
    • Anticheirostylis apostasioides (Fitzg.) Fitzg., Austral. Orch. 2(4): cover (1891)
  • Heterotypic
    • Prasophyllum anomalum Rupp, Vict. Naturalist 65: 142 (1948)
    • Prasophyllum bowdeniae Rupp, Vict. Naturalist 65: 144 (1948)


Native distribution areas:
  • Australasia
    • Australia
      • New South Wales.

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


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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Freak midge orchid

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