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Spiranthes  Rich.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 43443

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): ladies tresses [English]
    ladies'-tresses [English]
    lady's tresses [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2010   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
                            FamilyOrchidaceae  – orchids  
                               GenusSpiranthes Rich. – ladies tresses, ladies'-tresses, lady's tresses  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Spiranthes X borealis P.M. Br.  
                                  Species Spiranthes brevilabris Lindl. – Texas ladies'-tresses, Texas ladiestresses, Texas lady's tresses 
                                  Species Spiranthes casei Catling & Cruise – Case's lady's tresses, Case's ladies'-tresses, spiranthe de Case 
                                  Species Spiranthes cernua (L.) Rich. – nodding ladiestresses, white nodding ladies'-tresses, nodding ladies'-tresses, nodding lady's tresses, common ladies' tresses 
                                  Species Spiranthes delitescens Sheviak – reclusive lady's tresses, delightful ladiestresses, Canelo Hills ladies'-tresses 
                                  Species Spiranthes diluvialis Sheviak – Ute lady's tresses, Ute ladies' tresses, Ute ladies'-tresses, diluvium ladies'-tresses 
                                  Species Spiranthes eatonii Ames ex P.M. Br. – Eaton's lady's tresses 
                                  Species Spiranthes floridana (Wherry) Cory – Florida lady's tresses 
                                  Species Spiranthes X folsomii P.M. Br.  
                                  Species Spiranthes graminea Lindl. – Spiranthes graminea, Canelo ladies'-tresses, Canelo lady's tresses 
                                  Species Spiranthes infernalis Sheviak – Ash Meadows lady's tresses, Ash Meadows ladies'-tresses 
                                  Species Spiranthes X intermedia Ames – intermediate ladiestresses 
                                  Species Spiranthes X itchetuckneensis P.M. Br.  
                                  Species Spiranthes lacera (Raf.) Raf. – northern slender ladies'-tresses, slender ladiestresses, northern slender lady's tresses 
                                  Species Spiranthes laciniata (Small) Ames – lacelip ladies'-tresses, lacelip ladiestresses, lacelip lady's tresses 
                                  Species Spiranthes longilabris Lindl. – giantspiral ladies'-tresses, giantspiral ladiestresses, giantspiral lady's tresses 
                                  Species Spiranthes lucida (H.H. Eaton) Ames – shining lady's tresses, shining ladies'-tresses, spiranthe lustrée 
                                  Species Spiranthes magnicamporum Sheviak – Great Plains ladies'-tresses, Great Plains ladiestresses, Great Plains lady's tresses 
                                  Species Spiranthes X meridionalis P.M. Br.  
                                  Species Spiranthes ochroleuca (Rydb.) Rydb. – yellow nodding ladies'-tresses, yellow nodding lady's tresses 
                                  Species Spiranthes odorata (Nutt.) Lindl. – marsh lady's tresses, marsh ladies'-tresses, marsh ladiestresses 
                                  Species Spiranthes ovalis Lindl. – October ladiestresses, October ladies'-tresses, October lady's tresses 
                                  Species Spiranthes parksii Correll – Navasota ladies'-tresses, Navasota lady's tresses 
                                  Species Spiranthes porrifolia Lindl. – creamy lady's tresses, creamy ladies'-tresses, western lady's tresses 
                                  Species Spiranthes praecox (Walter) S. Watson – greenvein ladies'-tresses, greenvein ladiestresses, greenvein lady's tresses 
                                  Species Spiranthes romanzoffiana Cham. – hooded lady's tresses, hooded ladiestresses, hooded ladies'-tresses 
                                  Species Spiranthes X simpsonii Catling & Sheviak  
                                  Species Spiranthes sylvatica P.M. Br. – woodland lady's tresses 
                                  Species Spiranthes torta (Thunb.) Garay & H.R. Sweet – southern lady's tresses, Spiranthes torcida, southern ladies'-tresses 
                                  Species Spiranthes tuberosa Raf. – little lady's tresses, little ladies'-tresses, little ladiestresses 
                                  Species Spiranthes vernalis Engelm. & A. Gray – spring lady's tresses, upland ladiestresses, spring ladies'-tresses 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Spiranthes   
  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: Spiranthes   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Spiranthes   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Spiranthes   
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