Triphora trianthophoros

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Triphora trianthophoros


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Epidendroideae
Tribus: Triphoreae
Subtribus: Triphorinae
Genus: Triphora
Species: Triphora trianthophoros
Subspecies: (2)
T. t. subsp. mexicana – T. t. subsp. trianthophoros


Triphora trianthophoros (Sw.) Rydb. in N.L.Britton, Man. Fl. N. States: 298 (1901)


  • Basionym
    • Arethusa trianthophoros Sw., Kongl. Vetensk. Acad. Nya Handl. 21: 230 (1800)
  • Homotypic
    • Pogonia trianthophoros (Sw.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb., Prelim. Cat.: 52 (1888)


Native distribution areas

Display the range areas:
  • Continental: Northern America 
    • Regional: Eastern Canada
      • Ontario.
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest.
    • Regional: North-Central U.S.A.
      • Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Wisconsin.
    • Regional: Northeastern U.S.A.
      • Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Masachusettes, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Isle, Vermont, West Virginia.
    • Regional: South-Central U.S.A.
      • Texas.
    • Regional: Southeastern U.S.A.
      • Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia.
  • Continental: Southern America 
    • Regional: Central America
      • Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Panamá.

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

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Three birds orchid
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