Rhynchocorys orientalis

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Rhynchocorys orientalis


Taxonavigation: Lamiales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Lamiales

Familia: Orobanchaceae
Tribus: Rhinantheae
Genus: Rhynchocorys
Species: Rhynchocorys orientalis



Rhynchocorys orientalis (L.) Benth. in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 10: 559 (1846).


  • Basionym
    • Rhinanthus orientalis L., Sp. Pl.: 603 (1753).
  • Homotypic
    • Elephas orientalis (L.) Guss., Fl. Sicul. Prodr. 2: 156 (1828).
  • Heterotypic
    • Elephas incurva G.Don, Gen. Hist. 4: 619 (1838).
    • Rhinanthus tournefortii Jaub. & Spach, Ill. Pl. Orient. 4: 137 (1853).


Native distribution areas:
  • Asia-Temperate
    • Caucasus
      • North Caucasus, Transcaucasus (Armenia, Azerbaijan).
    • Western Asia
      • Turkey

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



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