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Orchidaceae  
Taxonomic Serial No.: 43397

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): orchids [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: unknown    
  Latest Record Review: 1999    
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  -- Planta, plantes, plants, Vegetal  
    SubkingdomTracheobionta  -- vascular plants  
       DivisionMagnoliophyta  -- angiospermes, angiosperms, flowering plants, phanérogames, plantes à fleurs, plantes à fruits  
          ClassLiliopsida  -- monocotylédones, monocotyledons  
             SubclassLiliidae   
                OrderOrchidales   
                   FamilyOrchidaceae  -- orchids  
    Direct Children:  
                      Genus Amerorchis Hultén -- amerorchis 
                      Genus Anoectochilus Blume -- anoectochilus 
                      Genus Aplectrum Torr. -- Adam and Eve, aplectrum 
                      Genus Arethusa L. -- dragon's mouth 
                      Genus Arundina Blume -- bamboo orchid 
                      Genus Basiphyllaea Schlechter -- basiphyllaea 
                      Genus Bletia Ruiz & Pavón -- bletia 
                      Genus Bletilla Reichenb. f. -- bletilla 
                      Genus Brachionidium Lindl. -- cup orchid 
                      Genus Brassavola R. Br. ex Ait. f. -- brassavola 
                      Genus Brassia R. Br. ex Ait. f. -- brassia 
                      Genus Broughtonia R. Brown -- broughtonia 
                      Genus Bulbophyllum Thouars -- bulbophyllum 
                      Genus Calanthe R. Br.  
                      Genus Calopogon R. Br. ex Ait. f. -- grasspink 
                      Genus Calypso Salisb. -- calypso orchid, fairy slipper 
                      Genus Campylocentrum Benth. -- bentspur orchid 
                      Genus Cattleya Lindl.  
                      Genus Centrogenium   
                      Genus Cephalanthera L.C. Rich. -- cephalanthera 
                      Genus Cleistes L.C. Rich. ex Lindl. -- cleistes orchid, rosebud orchid 
                      Genus Cochleanthes Raf. -- cochleanthes 
                      Genus Coelia Lindl. -- coelia 
                      Genus Coeloglossum Hartman -- frog orchid 
                      Genus Comparettia Poepp. & Endl. -- comparettia 
                      Genus Corallorrhiza Gagnebin -- coralroot 
                      Genus Corymborchis Thouars -- crow orchid 
                      Genus Corymborkis Thouars -- crow orchid 
                      Genus Cranichis Sw. -- helmet orchid 
                      Genus Cyclopogon K. Presl -- ladies'-tresses 
                      Genus Cypripedium L. -- cypripedium, lady's slipper 
                      Genus Cyrtopodium R. Br. ex Ait. f. -- cyrtopodium 
                      Genus Dactylorhiza Neck. ex Nevski -- keyflower 
                      Genus Dendrobium Sw. -- dendrobium 
                      Genus Dichaea Lindl. -- leafystem orchid 
                      Genus Dilomilis Raf. -- dilomilis 
                      Genus Domingoa Schlechter -- domingoa 
                      Genus Elleanthus K. Presl -- tiger orchid 
                      Genus Eltroplectris Raf. -- eltroplectris 
                      Genus Encyclia Hook. -- butterfly orchid 
                      Genus Epidendrum L. -- star orchid 
                      Genus Epipactis Zinn -- helleborine 
                      Genus Erythrodes Blume -- false helmetorchid 
                      Genus Eulophia R. Br. ex Lindl. -- wild coco 
                      Genus Eurystyles Wawra -- custard orchid 
                      Genus Galeandra Lindl. & F.A. Bayer -- hooded orchid 
                      Genus Galearis Raf. -- galearis 
                      Genus Goodyera R. Br. ex Ait. f. -- rattlesnake plantain 
                      Genus Govenia Lindl. -- govenia 
                      Genus Gymnadenia R. Br. ex Ait. f. -- gymnadenia 
                      Genus Habenaria Willd. -- bog orchid, bogorchid 
                      Genus Hapalorchis Schlechter -- hapalorchis 
                      Genus Harrisella Fawcett & Rendle -- harrisella 
                      Genus Helleriella A.D. Hawkes -- helleriella 
                      Genus Hexalectris Raf. -- crested coralroot, hexalectris 
                      Genus Hormidium G. Vinatzer, 1975  
                      Genus Ionopsis Kunth -- violet orchid 
                      Genus Isochilus R. Br. ex Ait. f. -- isochilus 
                      Genus Isotria Raf. -- fiveleaf orchid 
                      Genus Jacquiniella Schlechter -- tufted orchid 
                      Genus Koellensteinia Reichenb. f. -- koellensteinia 
                      Genus Laeliopsis Lindl. & Paxton -- laeliopsis 
                      Genus Leochilus Knowles & Westc. -- leochilus 
                      Genus Lepanthes Sw. -- babyboot orchid 
                      Genus Lepanthopsis Ames -- lepanthopsis 
                      Genus Liparis   
                      Genus Liparis L.C. Rich. -- widelip orchid 
                      Genus Listera R. Br. ex Ait. f. -- listera, twayblade 
                      Genus Lycaste Lindl. -- lycaste 
                      Genus Macradenia R. Br. -- macradenia 
                      Genus Malaxis Soland. ex Sw. -- adder's-mouth orchid, addersmouth orchid 
                      Genus Maxillaria Ruiz & Pavón -- tiger orchid 
                      Genus Mesadenus Schlechter -- ladies'-tresses 
                      Genus Nidema Britt. & Millsp. -- nidema 
                      Genus Oeceoclades Lindl. -- monk orchid 
                      Genus Oncidium Sw. -- dancing-lady orchid 
                      Genus Pelexia Poit. ex Lindl. -- hachuela 
                      Genus Phaius Lour. -- nun's-hood orchid 
                      Genus Piperia Rydb. -- piperia, rein orchid 
                      Genus Platanthera L.C. Rich. -- bog orchid, fringed orchid 
                      Genus Platythelys Garay -- platythelys 
                      Genus Pleurothallis R. Br. ex Ait. f. -- bonnet orchid 
                      Genus Pogonia Juss. -- pogonia 
                      Genus Polyradicion Garay -- polyradicion 
                      Genus Polyrrhiza   
                      Genus Polystachya Hook. -- yellowspike orchid 
                      Genus Ponthieva R. Br. ex Ait. f. -- ponthieva, shadow witch 
                      Genus Prescotia Lindl. -- Prescott orchid 
                      Genus Psilochilus Barb. Rodr. -- psilochilus 
                      Genus Psychilis Raf. -- peacock orchid 
                      Genus Pteroglossaspis Rehb. f. -- pteroglossaspis 
                      Genus Restrepiella Garay & Dunsterville -- restrepiella 
                      Genus Scaphyglottis Poepp. & Endl. -- scaphyglottis 
                      Genus Spathiger   
                      Genus Spathoglottis Blume -- ground orchid 
                      Genus Spiranthes L.C. Rich. -- ladies tresses, ladies'-tresses, ladiestresses 
                      Genus Stelis   
                      Genus Stelis Sw. -- leach orchid 
                      Genus Stenorrhynchos L.C. Rich. ex Spreng. -- ladies'-tresses 
                      Genus Tetramicra Lindl. -- wallflower orchid 
                      Genus Tipularia Nutt. -- tipularia 
                      Genus Tolumnia G.J. Braem -- dancing-lady orchid 
                      Genus Trichosalpinx Luer -- bonnet orchid 
                      Genus Triphora Nutt. -- noddingcaps 
                      Genus Tropidia   
                      Genus Tropidia Lindl. -- tropidia 
                      Genus Vanilla P. Mill. -- vanilla 
                      Genus Wullschlaegelia Reichenb. f. -- wullschlaegelia 
                      Genus Xylobium Lindl. -- xylobium orchid 
                      Genus Zeuxine Lindl. -- zeuxine 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Mark W. Skinner  
  Notes: USDA-NRCS, National Plant Data Center   
  Reference for: Orchidaceae   
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  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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