Myrmecophila thomsoniana

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Myrmecophila thomsoniana
var. thomsoniana


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 thomsoniana
Varietates: (2)
M. t. var. minor – M. t. var. thomsoniana


Myrmecophila thomsoniana (Rchb.f.) Rolfe, Orchid Rev. 25: 51 (1917)


  • Basionym
    • Schomburgkia thomsoniana Rchb.f., Gard. Chron., ser. 3, 2: 38 (1887)
  • Homotypic
    • Laelia thomsoniana (Rchb.f.) L.O.Williams, Darwiniana 5: 77 (1941)
    • Schomburgkia brysiana var. thomsoniana (Rchb.f.) H.G.Jones, Amer. Orchid Soc. Bull. 32: 8 (1963)


Native distribution areas:

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


Primary references[edit]


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Banana Orchid
中文: 蚁兰, 香蕉兰

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