Myrmecophila albopurpurea

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Myrmecophila albopurpurea


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Epidendroideae
Tribus: Epidendreae
Subtribus: Laeliinae
Genus: Myrmecophila
Species: Myrmecophila albopurpurea


Myrmecophila albopurpurea (W.H.W.Strachan ex Fawc.) Nir, Orchid. Antill.: 250. (2000)


  • Basionym
    • Schomburgkia thomsoniana var. albopurpurea W.H.W.Strachan ex Fawc., Bull. Bot. Dept., Jamaica 1: 74 (1894)
  • Homotypic
    • Schomburgkia albopurpurea (H.Strachan ex Fawc.) Withner, Cattleyas & Relatives 3: 21 (1993)



Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America 
    • Regional: Caribbean
      • Cayman Islands.

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

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