Tipularia discolor

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Tipularia discolor


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Epidendroideae
Tribus: Calypsoeae
Genus: Tipularia
Species: Tipularia discolor


Tipularia discolor (Pursh) Nutt., Gen. N. Amer. Pl. 2: 195 (1818)


  • Basionym
    • Orchis discolor Pursh, Fl. Amer. Sept. 2: 586 (1813)
  • Homotypic
  • Heterotypic


Native distribution areas:
  • Northern America
    • North-Central U.S.A.
      • Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma.
    • Northeastern U.S.A.
      • Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia.
    • South-Central U.S.A.
      • Texas.
    • Southeastern U.S.A.
      • Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia.

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


Primary references[edit]

  • Nuttall, T. 1818. The Genera of North American Plants 2: 195.


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Crippled cranefly

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