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Lizard orchid
Burnettia cuneata (15590312096).jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Orchidoideae
Tribe: Diurideae
Subtribe: Megastylidinae
Genus: Burnettia
Species: B. cuneata
Binomial name
Burnettia cuneata
  • Caladenia cuneata (Lindl.) Rchb.f.
  • Lyperanthus burnettii F.Muell.

Burnettia, common name lizard orchid, is a genus of flowering plants from the orchid family, Orchidaceae. It contains only one known species, Burnettia cuneata, endemic to southeastern Australia. It is known from New South Wales, Tasmania and Victoria.[1]

See also[edit]


  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.A. & Rasmussen, F. eds. (2001). Genera Orchidacearum 2. Oxford Univ. Press.
  • Berg Pana, H. 2005. Handbuch der Orchideen-Namen. Dictionary of Orchid Names. Dizionario dei nomi delle orchidee. Ulmer, Stuttgart

External links[edit]

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