Trachoma speciosum

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Trachoma speciosum


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Epidendroideae
Tribus: Vandeae
Subtribus: Aeridinae
Genus: Trachoma
Species: Trachoma speciosum


Trachoma speciosum D.L.Jones, B.Gray, M.A.Clem. & J.J.Wood, Austral. Orchid Res. 1: 145 (1989)

  • Type locality: Australia, Queensland, Cook District, Leo Creek, McIlwraith Range
  • Holotype: 1978-07-26, G.Butler 408, CANB, Accession No. 7806326


  • Homotypic
    • Tuberolabium speciosum (D.L.Jones, B.Gray, M.A.Clem. & J.J.Wood) J.J.Wood, Nordic J. Bot. 10: 482 (1990)
    • Parapteroceras speciosum (D.L.Jones, B.Gray, M.A.Clem. & J.J.Wood) Szlach., Ann. Bot. Fenn. 40: 67 (2003)


Native distribution areas:
  • Asia-Tropical
    • Papuasia
      • New Guinea.
  • Australasia
    • Australia
      • Queensland.

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


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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Showy spectral orchid

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