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Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Orchidoideae
Tribus: Cranichideae
Subtribus: Goodyerinae
Genus: Ludisia
Species: L. discolor


Ludisia A.Rich. in J.B.G.Bory de Saint-Vincent, Dict. Class. Hist. Nat. 7: 437. (1825)


  • Heterotypic
    • Haemaria Lindl., Orchid. Scelet.: 9. (1826)
    • Myoda Lindl., Edwards's Bot. Reg. 19: t. 1618. (1833)
    • Dicrophyla Raf., Fl. Tellur. 4: 39. (1838)



Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Asia-Temperate 
    • Regional: China
      • China South-Central, China Southeast, Hainan.
  • Continental: Asia-Tropical 
    • Regional: Indo-China
      • Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam.
    • Regional: Malesia
      • Borneo, Malaya, Philippines, Sumatera.

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

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