Luisia microptera

Luisia microptera

Taxonavigation

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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: Vandeae
Subtribus: Aeridinae
Genus: Luisia
Species: Luisia microptera

Name

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Luisia microptera Rchb.f., Gard. Chron. 1870: 1503 (1870).

  • Type locality: India, Assam
  • Holotype: BENSON sine No., W, Herb. REICHENB. (51711).

Synonymy

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  • Heterotypic
    • Luisia brachystachys var. flaveola Rchb.f., Trans. Linn. Soc. London 30: 144 (1874).
      • Holotype: Reichenbach Herbar 26238, W.

Distribution

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Native distribution areas:
  • Asia-Tropical
    • Indian Subcontinent
      • Assam.

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

References

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Primary references

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Additional references

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  • Seidenfaden, G. 1971. Notes on the genus Luisia. Dansk Botanisk Arkiv. 27(4): 7–101.
  • Rao, C.S. & Singh, S.K. 2015. Wild Orchids of Meghalaya - A Pictorial Guide. Meghalaya Biodiversity Board, Shillong. ISBN 9789383403097, Reference page:146. (as L. filiformis)
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Vernacular names

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