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Limodorum abortivum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Neottieae
Genus: Limodorum
Boehm. (1760)
  • Centrosis Sw., illegitimate name
  • Jonorchis Beck, illegitimate name
  • Limodoron St.-Lag.
  • Lequeetia Bubani

Limodorum is an orchid genus in the family Orchidaceae. A very long list of names have been proposed over the years, most of these species once part of Limodorum long having been transferred to other genera. At present (June 2014), there are three currently recognised members of the Limodorum':[1][2]

See also[edit]


  • Boehmer, G.R. (1760) Definitiones Generum Plantarum 358.
  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.C. & Rasmussen, F.N. (2006) Epidendroideae (Part One). Genera Orchidacearum 4: 506 ff. Oxford University Press.

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Limodorum at Wikimedia Commons
  • Data related to Limodorum at Wikispecies