Orthoceras novae-zeelandiae

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Orthoceras novae-zeelandiae


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Orchidoideae
Tribus: Diurideae
Subtribus: Diuridinae
Genus: Orthoceras
Species: Orthoceras novae-zeelandiae


Orthoceras novae-zeelandiae (A.Rich.) M.A.Clem., D.L.Jones & Molloy, Austral. Orchid Res. 1: 100. (1989)


  • Basionym
    • Diuris novae-zeelandiae A.Rich. in J.S.C.Dumont d'Urville, Voy. Astrolabe 1: 163. (1832)
  • Heterotypic
    • Orthoceras solandri Lindl., Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl.: 512 (1840)
    • Orthoceras rubrum Colenso, Trans. & Proc. New Zealand Inst. 18: 273 (1885 publ. 1886)
    • Orthoceras caput-serpentis Colenso, Trans. & Proc. New Zealand Inst. 22: 490 (1889 publ. 1890)
    • Orthoceras strictum f. viride Hatch, Trans. & Proc. Roy. Soc. New Zealand 2: 188 (1963)


Native distribution areas:
  • Australasia
    • New Zealand
      • North and South Islands New Zealand.

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


Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • Jones, D.L., (2006) Native Orchids of Australia: 283. Reed Natural History Australia (Publ.) ISBN 9781877069123
  • St George, I. (2008) The New Zealand Orchis, The editor's annual list:2008. The New Zealand Native Orchids 110: 8–19.


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Horned orchid

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