Pleione praecox

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Pleione praecox
Pleione praecox 001 GotBot 2015.jpg
Illustration of Pleione praecox
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Genus: Pleione
Species: P. praecox
Binomial name
Pleione praecox
(Sm.) D.Don
  • Epidendrum praecox Sm. (basionym)
  • Coelogyne birmanica Rchb.f.
  • Coelogyne praecox (Sm.) Lindl.
  • Coelogyne praecox var. sanguinea Lindl.
  • Coelogyne praecox var. tenera Rchb.f.
  • Coelogyne praecox var. wallichiana (Lindl.) Lindl.
  • Coelogyne reichenbachiana T.Moore & Veitch
  • Coelogyne wallichiana Lindl.
  • Cymbidium praecox (Sm.) Lindl.
  • Dendrobium praecox (Sm.) Sm.
  • Pleione birmanica (Rchb.f.) B.S.Williams
  • Pleione concolor B.S.Williams
  • Pleione praecox f. candida (Pfitzer) O.Gruss & M.Wolff
  • Pleione praecox var. alba E.W.Cooper
  • Pleione praecox var. candida Pfitzer
  • Pleione praecox var. reichenbachiana (T.Moore & Veitch) Torelli & Riccab.
  • Pleione reichenbachiana (T.Moore & Veitch) Kuntze
  • Pleione wallichiana (Lindl.) Lindl. & Paxton

Pleione praecox is a species of orchid found from the west-central Himalaya to China (southern Yunnan). It is the type species of the genus Pleione.