Lycaste aromatica

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Lycaste aromatica


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Epidendroideae
Tribus: Cymbidieae
Subtribus: Maxillariinae
Genus: Lycaste
Species: Lycaste aromatica



Lycaste aromatica (Graham) Lindl., Edwards's Bot. Reg. 29 (Misc.): 16. (1843)


  • Basionym
    • Maxillaria aromatica Graham, Edinburgh New Philos. J. 1826 (April–June): 173. (1826)
  • Homotypic
    • Colax aromaticus (Graham) Spreng., Syst. Veg. 4(2): 307 (1827)
    • Selbyana aromatica (Graham) Archila, Revista Guatemal. 13(1): 74. (2010)
  • Heterotypic
    • Lycaste aromatica var. retusa Lindl., Bot. Reg. 47(Misc.): 41 (1844)
    • Lycaste aromatica var. punctata Linden, Cat. Hort. Intern.: 59 (1884)
    • Lycaste aromatica var. hartleyi Oakeley, Orchid Rev. 109: 217 (2001), contrary to Art. 37.3 ICBN (2000). note 2.
    • Lycaste aromatica var. hartleyorum Oakeley, Lycaste, Ida, Anguloa: 35 (2008)
    • Lycaste aromatica var. retroflexa Oakeley, Lycaste, Ida, Anguloa: 36 (2008)


Native distribution areas:

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



Primary references

  • Lindley, J. 1843. Edwards's Botanical Register 29: misc. 16.

Additional references

  • Oakeley, H.F. (2007) A new infrageneric classification of Lycaste (Lindl.) and a checklist of species for the genus Lycaste. Orchid Digest 71: 196–208.
  • Oakeley, H.F. (2008) Lycaste, Ida and Anguloa. The essential guide: 1–445. Published by the author.

Vernacular names


English: Sweet scented Lycaste
日本語: リカステ・アロマティカ
中文: 芳香薄叶兰

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