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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: Epidendreae
Subtribus: Bletiinae
Genus: Hexalectris
Species: (10)
H. arizonica – H. brevicaulis – H. colemanii – H. fallax – H. grandiflora – H. nitida – H. parviflora – H. revoluta – H. spicata – H. warnockii


Hexalectris Raf., Neogenyton: 4 (1825)



Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America 
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southwest.
    • Regional: North-Central U.S.A.
      • Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma.
    • Regional: Northeastern U.S.A.
      • Indiana, Ohio, West Virginia.
    • Regional: South-Central U.S.A.
      • New Mexico, Texas.
    • Regional: Southeastern U.S.A.
      • Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia.
    • Regional: Southwestern U.S.A.
      • Arizona.
  • Continental: Southern America 
    • Regional: Central America
      • Guatemala.

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

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Crested coralroot
Перем Коми: Хексалектрис
коми: Хексалектрис
кырык мары: Хексалектрис
удмурт: Хексалектрис

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