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Triphora trianthophoros  (Sw.) Rydb.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 894771

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Triphora trianthophora (Sw.) Rydb.
 
  Common Name(s): threebirds [English]
 
    three birds orchid [English]
 
       
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  Current Standing: accepted  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 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  
                               GenusTriphora Nutt. – noddingcaps  
                                  SpeciesTriphora trianthophoros (Sw.) Rydb. – threebirds, three birds orchid  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Variety Triphora trianthophoros var. texensis P.M. Br. & Rich. B. Pike – Pike's threebirds, Texas threebirds 
                                     Variety Triphora trianthophoros var. trianthophoros (Sw.) Rydb. – threebirds 
       

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  Source: IPNI, 2007 - 2012, database (version 2012)  
  Acquired: 2012   
  Notes: The International Plant Names Index, botanical information system from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, the Harvard University Herbaria, and the Australian National Herbarium, available at http://www.ipni.org/index.html   
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 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: North America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Canada, Native  
    Continental US, Native  
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: The basionym Arethusa trianthophoros Sw. was published with a Greek feminine ending, and so Triphora trianthophoros (Sw.) Rydb. retains its Greek feminine ending; its publication with latinized ending 'trianthophora' is a correctable error under ICBN Art. 60.1 (2006)  
 

 

   

 
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