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Orchidaceae 
Taxonomic Serial No.: 43397

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Pycnanthaceae
 
    Apostasiaceae
 
    Cypripediaceae
 
    Limodoraceae
 
    Liparidaceae
 
    Neottiaceae
 
    Neuwiediaceae
 
    Ophrydaceae
 
    Vanillaceae
 
  Common Name(s): orchids [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2014   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
                         OrderAsparagales   
                            FamilyOrchidaceae  – orchids  
    Direct Children:  
                               GenusAnoectochilus Blume  
                               GenusAplectrum Torr. – Adam and Eve 
                               GenusArethusa L. – dragon's mouth 
                               GenusArundina Blume – bamboo orchid 
                               GenusBasiphyllaea Schltr.  
                               GenusBeloglottis Schltr.  
                               GenusBletia Ruiz & Pav.  
                               GenusBletilla Rchb. f.  
                               GenusBrachionidium Lindl. – cup orchid 
                               GenusBrassavola R. Br.  
                               GenusBrassia R. Br.  
                               GenusBroughtonia R. Br.  
                               GenusBulbophyllum Thouars  
                               GenusCalanthe R. Br.  
                               GenusCalopogon R. Br. – grasspink 
                               GenusCalypso Salisb. – calypso orchid, fairy slipper 
                               GenusCamaridium Lindl.  
                               GenusCampylocentrum Benth. – bentspur orchid 
                               GenusCatasetum Rich. ex Kunth  
                               GenusCattleya Lindl.  
                               GenusCaularthron Raf.  
                               GenusCephalanthera Rich.  
                               GenusCleistes Rich. ex Lindl. – rosebud orchid 
                               GenusCleistesiopsis Pansarin & F. Barros  
                               GenusCochleanthes Raf.  
                               GenusCoelia Lindl.  
                               GenusCoelogyne Lindl.  
                               GenusComparettia Poepp. & Endl.  
                               GenusCorallorhiza Gagnebin – coralroot 
                               GenusCorymborkis Thouars – crow orchid 
                               GenusCranichis Sw. – helmet orchid 
                               GenusCyclopogon C. Presl – ladies'-tresses 
                               GenusCymbidium Sw.  
                               GenusCypripedium L. – lady's slipper 
                               GenusCyrtochilum Kunth  
                               GenusCyrtopodium R. Br.  
                               GenusDactylorhiza Neck. ex Nevski – keyflower 
                               GenusDeiregyne Schltr.  
                               GenusDendrobium Sw.  
                               GenusDendrophylax Rchb. f.  
                               GenusDichaea Lindl. – leafystem orchid 
                               GenusDichromanthus Garay  
                               GenusDidymoplexis Griff.  
                               GenusDilomilis Raf.  
                               GenusDomingoa Schltr.  
                               GenusElleanthus C. Presl – tiger orchid 
                               GenusEltroplectris Raf.  
                               GenusEncyclia Hook. – butterfly orchid 
                               GenusEpidendrum L. – star orchid 
                               GenusEpipactis Zinn – helleborine 
                               GenusErythrodes Blume – false helmetorchid 
                               GenusEulophia R. Br. ex Lindl. – wild coco 
                               GenusEurystyles Wawra – custard orchid 
                               GenusGaleandra Lindl. – hooded orchid 
                               GenusGalearis Raf.  
                               GenusGeodorum Jacks.  
                               GenusGoodyera R. Br. – rattlesnake plantain 
                               GenusGovenia Lindl.  
                               GenusGymnadenia R. Br.  
                               GenusGymnadeniopsis Rydb.  
                               GenusHabenaria Willd. – bog orchid 
                               GenusHapalorchis Schltr.  
                               GenusHelleriella A.D. Hawkes  
                               GenusHexalectris Raf. – crested coralroot 
                               GenusIonopsis Kunth – violet orchid 
                               GenusIsochilus R. Br.  
                               GenusIsotria Raf. – fiveleaf orchid 
                               GenusJacquiniella Schltr. – tufted orchid 
                               GenusKoellensteinia Rchb. f.  
                               GenusLaelia Lindl.  
                               GenusLeochilus Knowles & Westc.  
                               GenusLepanthes Sw. – babyboot orchid 
                               GenusLepanthopsis Ames  
                               GenusLiparis Rich. – widelip orchid 
                               GenusLycaste Lindl.  
                               GenusMacradenia R. Br.  
                               GenusMalaxis Sol. ex Sw. – addersmouth orchid, adder's-mouth orchid 
                               GenusMasdevallia Ruiz & Pav.  
                               GenusMaxillaria Ruiz & Pav. – tiger orchid 
                               GenusMesadenus Schltr. – ladies'-tresses 
                               GenusMicrochilus C. Presl  
                               GenusMiltonia Lindl. – pansy orchid 
                               GenusMiltoniopsis God.-Leb.  
                               GenusMormolyca Fenzl  
                               GenusNeottia Guett.  
                               GenusNervilia Comm. ex Gaudich.  
                               GenusNidema Britton & Millsp.  
                               GenusOeceoclades Lindl. – monk orchid 
                               GenusOncidium Sw. – dancing-lady orchid 
                               GenusOphrys L.  
                               GenusOrchis L.  
                               GenusOrnithidium Salisb. ex R. Br.  
                               GenusPaphiopedilum Pfitzer – Venus' slipper 
                               GenusPelexia Poit. ex Lindl. – hachuela 
                               GenusPhaius Lour. – nun's-hood orchid 
                               GenusPhalaenopsis Blume – moth orchid 
                               GenusPlatanthera Rich. – bog orchid, fringed orchid 
                               GenusPlatythelys Garay  
                               GenusPleurothallis R. Br. – bonnet orchid 
                               GenusPogonia Juss.  
                               GenusPolystachya Hook. – yellowspike orchid 
                               GenusPonthieva R. Br. – shadow witch 
                               GenusPrescottia Lindl. – Prescott orchid 
                               GenusProsthechea Knowles & Westc.  
                               GenusPseudorchis Ség. – bog orchid 
                               GenusPsilochilus Barb. Rodr.  
                               GenusPsychilis Raf. – peacock orchid 
                               GenusPsychopsis Raf. – butterfly orchid 
                               GenusPteroglossaspis Rchb. f.  
                               GenusPycnantha Ravenna  
                               GenusRenanthera Lour.  
                               GenusRestrepiella Garay & Dunst.  
                               GenusSacoila Raf.  
                               GenusScaphyglottis Poepp. & Endl.  
                               GenusSchiedeella Schltr.  
                               GenusSobralia Ruiz & Pav.  
                               GenusSotoa Salazar  
                               GenusSpathoglottis Blume – ground orchid 
                               GenusSpiranthes Rich. – ladies tresses, ladies'-tresses, lady's tresses 
                               GenusStanhopea Frost ex Hook.  
                               GenusStelis Sw. – leach orchid 
                               GenusStenorrhynchos Rich. ex Spreng. – lady orchid, ladies'-tresses 
                               GenusSudamerlycaste Archila  
                               GenusTetramicra Lindl. – wallflower orchid 
                               GenusTipularia Nutt.  
                               GenusTolumnia Braem – dancing-lady orchid 
                               GenusTrichocentrum Poepp. & Endl.  
                               GenusTrichosalpinx Luer – bonnet orchid 
                               GenusTriphora Nutt. – noddingcaps 
                               GenusTropidia Lindl.  
                               GenusVanda Jones ex R. Br.  
                               GenusVanilla Mill. – vanilla 
                               GenusWullschlaegelia Rchb. f.  
                               GenusXylobium Lindl.  
                               GenusZeuxine Lindl.  
       

 References
       
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  Source: Angiosperm Phylogeny Website, 2014, website (version 2014)  
  Acquired: 2014   
  Notes: Angiosperm Phylogeny Website, botanical information system at the Missouri Botanical Garden, available at http://www.mobot.org/MOBOT/research/APweb/   
  Reference for: Orchidaceae   
       
  Source: Checklist of CITES species, CD-ROM (version 2008)  
  Acquired: 2009   
  Notes: UNEP-WCMC (Comps.) 2008. Checklist of CITES species (CD-ROM). CITES Secretariat, Geneva, Switzerland, and UNEP-WCMC, Cambridge, United Kingdom. ISBN 2-88323-029-3. Available online at http://www.unep-wcmc.org/species/sca/cd_checklist-info/ or from CITES Secretariat, Chemin des Anémones, 1219 Châtelaine, Genève, Switzerland   
  Reference for: Orchidaceae   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Orchidaceae   
       
  Source: Orchidaceae of North America Update, database (version 2010)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Orchidaceae   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Orchidaceae   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Orchidaceae   
       
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 Comments
       
  Comment: CITES: Appendix II except the species included in Appendix I, adopted at the 14th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (The Hague, 2007)  
 

 

   


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