Maxillaria
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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Maxillaria

orchid

Hierarchical position of the Genus Maxillaria

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
  
   Divisio  Magnoliophyta Cronquist
syn. Angiospermophyta / Anthophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: angiosperms, flowering plants
  
   Subdivisio  Magnoliophytina Frohne & U. Jensen ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: Angiosperms
  
   Classis  Liliopsida Brongn.
pub. Enum. Pl. Mus. Paris: xv, 17. 12 Aug 1843.
common name: Monocots
  
   Subclassis  Liliidae J.H. Schaffn.
pub. Ohio Naturalist 11: 413. Dec 1911.
  
   SuperOrdo  Lilianae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 473. Jan-Mar 1967.
  
   Ordo  Orchidales Raf.
pub. Anal. Nat.: 197. Apr-Jul 1815.
  
   Subordo  Orchidineae Rchb.
pub. Deut. Bot. Herb.-Buch: xxxviii. Jul 1841.
  
   Familia  Orchidaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 64. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Orchids
  
   Tribus  Maxillarieae Pfitzer
pub. Entwurf. Anordn. Orch.: 105. Jan-Apr 1887.
  
   Subtribus  Maxillariinae Benth.
pub. J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 18: 288. 21 Feb 1881.
  
   Genus  Maxillaria Ruiz & Pav.
pub. (1794)
  

Named members of the Genus Maxillaria

1
   Species  acutifolia Lindl.
common name: rufous tiger orchid
2
   Species  coccinea (Jacq.) L.O. Williams ex Hodge
common name: flame orchid
3
   Species  conferta (Griseb.) C. Schweinf.
syn. Maxillaria parviflora
4
   Species  crassifolia (Lindl.) Reichenb. f.
common name: hidden orchid
5
   Species  parviflora (Poepp. & Endl.) Garay
common name: purple tiger orchid
6
   Species  purpurea (Spreng.) Ames & Correll p.p.
syn. Maxillaria parviflora
7
   Species  rufescens auct. non Lindl.
syn. Maxillaria acutifolia
8
   Species  Ruiz & Pav´┐Żn
common name: tiger orchid
9
   Species  sessilis (Sw.) Fawcett & Rendle
syn. Maxillaria crassifolia

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.

 

Last reviewed November 01, 2004   

 

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