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Oeonia rosea


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Epidendroideae
Tribus: Vandeae
Subtribus: Angraecinae
Genus: Oeonia

Overview of species (5)[edit]

O. brauniana – O. curvata – O. madagascariensis – O. rosea – O. volucris


Oeonia Lindl., Orchid. Scelet.: 14 (1826)


  • Heterotypic
    • Epidorkis Thouars, Nouv. Bull. Sci. Soc. Philom. Paris 1: 318 (1809)
    • Epidorchis Thouars, Hist. Orchid.: t. 81 (1822), orth. var.
    • Volucrepis Thouars, Hist. Orchid.: t. 81 (1822)
    • Aeonia Lindl., Bot. Reg. 10: t. 817 (1824), orth. var.
    • Perrieriella Schltr., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 33: 365 (1925)


Native distribution areas:
  • Africa 
    • Western Indian Ocean
      • Madagascar, Mauritius, Réunion.

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


Vernacular names[edit]

മലയാളം: ഇയോണിയ
кырык мары: Оеони
中文: 鸟花兰属, 银凤兰属

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