Huntleya meleagris

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Huntleya meleagris


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Epidendroideae
Tribus: Cymbidieae
Subtribus: Zygopetalinae
Genus: Huntleya
Species: Huntleya meleagris


Huntleya meleagris Lindl., Edwards's Bot. Reg. 23: t. 1991 (1837)


  • Homotypic
    • Batemannia meleagris (Lindl.) Rchb.f., Bonplandia (Hannover) 3: 217 (1855)
    • Zygopetalum meleagris (Lindl.) G.Nicholson, Ill. Dict. Gard. 4: 246 (1887)
  • Heterotypic
    • Huntleya albidofulva Lem., Ill. Hort. 15: t. 556 (1868)
    • Batemannia meleagris var. albidofulva Rchb.f. ex F.Buyss., L'orchidophile; Traité Théor. & Prat.: 351 (1878)
    • Zygopetalum meleagris var. albofulvida G.Nicholson, Ill. Dict. Gard. 4: 246 (1888)
    • Huntleya meleagris var. albofulva (Rchb.f. ex F.Buyss.) Cogn. in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 3(6): 479 (1906)


Native distribution areas

Display the range areas:
  • Continental: Southern America 
    • Regional: Brazil
      • Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast.
    • Regional: Caribbean
      • Trinidad-Tobago.
    • Regional: Northern South America
      • Guyana, Venezuela.
    • Regional: Western South America
      • Colombia, Ecuador.

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

Vernacular names[edit]

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