Lycaste brevispatha

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Lycaste brevispatha


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 brevispatha



Lycaste brevispatha (Klotzsch) Lindl. & Paxton, Paxton's Fl. Gard. 3: 44 (1852).


  • Basionym
    • Maxillaria brevispatha Klotzsch, Allg. Gartenzeitung 19: 217 (1851).
  • Heterotypic
    • Lycaste candida Lindl. ex Rchb.f., Ann. Bot. Syst. 6: 604 (1863).
    • Lycaste candida var. alba Oakeley, Lycaste, Ida, Anguloa: 48 (2008).
    • Lycaste candida var. rubra Oakeley, Lycaste, Ida, Anguloa: 49 (2008).


Native distribution areas:

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



Primary references


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.

Vernacular names


中文: 短苞薄叶兰

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