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Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Epidendroideae
Tribus: Calypsoeae
Genus: Yoania
Species: (4)
Y. amagiensis – Y. flava – Y. japonica – Y. prainii

Notice: The New Zealand endemic, formerly known as Yoania australis Hatch (1963), is now accepted as a synonym of Danhatchia australis (Hatch) Garay & Christenson (1995) and reassigned to sub-tribus Goodyerinae of tribus Cranichideae sub-familia Orchidoideae.


Yoania Maxim., Bull. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint-Pétersbourg, III, 18: 68. (1873)

  • Type species: Yoania japonica Maxim., Bull. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint-Pétersbourg, III, 18: 69 (1873)



Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Asia-Temperate 
    • Regional: China
      • China Southeast.
    • Regional: Eastern Asia
      • Japan, Taiwan.
  • Continental: Asia-Tropical 
    • Regional: Indian Subcontinent
      • Assam, East Himalaya.
    • Regional: Indo-China
      • Vietnam.

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

Vernacular names[edit]

日本語: ショウキラン属
Перем Коми: Йоания
коми: Йоания
олык марий: Йоаний
кырык мары: Йоани
удмурт: Йоания
中文: 宽距兰属

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