Hygrochilus

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Hygrochilus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Tribe: Vandeae
Subtribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Hygrochilus
Pfitzer in H.G.A.Engler & K.A.E.Prantl
Species: H. parishii
Binomial name
Hygrochilus parishii
(Veitch & Rchb.f.) Pfitzer in H.G.A.Engler & K.A.E.Prantl
Synonyms[1]
  • Vanda parishii Veitch & Rchb.f.
  • Vandopsis parishii (Veitch & Rchb.f.) Schltr
  • Stauropsis parishii (Veitch & Rchb.f.) Rolfe
  • Vanda parishii var. marriottiana Rchb.f.
  • Vanda parishii var. purpurea N.E.Br.
  • Stauropsis marriottiana (Rchb.f.) Rolfe
  • Hygrochilus parishii var. marriottianus (Rchb.f.) Pradhan
  • Hygrochilus parishii var. purpureus (N.E.Br.) Pradhan
  • Hygrochilus marriottiana (Rchb.f.) Christenson

Hygrochilus is a genus of flowering plants from the orchid family, Orchidaceae. Only one species is known, Hygrochilus parishii, native to Assam, Yunnan, Bhutan, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam.[1]

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References[edit]

  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.A. & Rasmussen, F. eds. (1999). Genera Orchidacearum 1. Oxford Univ. Press.
  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.A. & Rasmussen, F. eds. (2001). Genera Orchidacearum 2. Oxford Univ. Press.
  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.A. & Rasmussen, F. eds. (2003). Genera Orchidacearum 3. Oxford Univ. Press
  • Berg Pana, H. 2005. Handbuch der Orchideen-Namen. Dictionary of Orchid Names. Dizionario dei nomi delle orchidee. Ulmer, Stuttgart
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.