Govenia capitata

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Govenia capitata


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Epidendroideae
Tribus: Calypsoeae
Genus: Govenia
Species: Govenia capitata



Govenia capitata Lindl., Edwards's Bot. Reg. 21: t. 1795 (1835)


  • Homotypic
    • Govenia utriculata var. capitata (Lindl.) Correll, Lloydia 10: 226 (1947)
  • Heterotypic
    • Govenia andrieuxii Rchb.f., Bot. Zeitung (Berlin) 10: 835 (1852)


Native distribution areas:

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



Primary references

  • Lindley, J. 1835. Edwards's Botanical Register 21: sub. t. 1795.

Vernacular names

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