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Taxonavigation: Asparagales
Classification System: APG III (down to family level)

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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)

  • Lectotype: Ludisia discolor (Ker Gawler) A.Rich. (Goodyera discolor Ker Gawler) designated by Ormerod, Lindleyana, 17(4): 211 (2002)


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


* 'eFloras (2009)  Ludisia in Flora of China vol. 25 Orchidaceae --> pdf  Ludisia 

Native distribution[edit]

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Jewel Orchid
español: Orquídeas Joya
lietuvių: Liudizija
Nederlands: juweelorchidee
русский: Людизия
ไทย: สกุลว่านน้ำทอง
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