Spiranthes brevilabris

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Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Orchidoideae
Tribus: Cranichideae
Subtribus: Spiranthinae
Genus: Spiranthes
Species: Spiranthes brevilabris
Varietates: (2)
S. b. var. brevilabris – S. b. var. floridana


Spiranthes brevilabris Lindl., Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl.: 471 (1840)


  • Homotypic
    • Gyrostachys brevilabris (Lindl.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 664 (1891)
    • Spiranthes gracilis var. brevilabris (Lindl.) Correll, Bot. Mus. Leafl. 8: 74 (1940)
    • Spiranthes lacera var. brevilabris (Lindl.) B.Boivin, Phytologia 42: 392 (1979)


Native distribution areas:
  • Northern America
    • South-Central U.S.A.
      • Texas.
    • Southeastern U.S.A.
      • Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina.

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


Primary references[edit]

  • Lindley, J. 1840. The Genera and Species of Orchidaceous Plants 471.


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Texas lady's tresses

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