Thrixspermum centipeda

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Thrixspermum centipeda
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Thrixspermum centipeda
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Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Genus: Thrixspermum
T. centipeda
Binomial name
Thrixspermum centipeda
Synonyms [1]
  • Epidendrum thrixspermum Raeusch.
  • Aerides flos-aeris Sw.
  • Dendrocolla arachnites Blume
  • Aerides arachnites(Blume) Lindl.
  • Sarcochilus arachnites(Blume) Rchb.f.
  • Thrixspermum arachnites(Blume) Rchb.f.
  • Sarcochilus centipeda(Lour.) Náves
  • Thrixspermum papillosum Carr
  • Vanda paucifloraBreda
  • Dendrobium auriferumLindl.
  • Sarcochilus auriferus(Lindl.) Rchb.f. in W.G.Walpers
  • Thrixspermum auriferum(Lindl.) Rchb.f.
  • Sarcochilus hainanensisRolfe
  • Thrixspermum hainanense(Rolfe) Schltr.

Thrixspermum centipeda, commonly called the centipede thrixspermum, is a species of orchid widespread across southern China, the Himalayas, Indochina, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines. [1] [2]

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