Aphyllorchis annamensis Aver.

First published in Bot. Zhurn. (Moscow & Leningrad) 81(10): 82 (1996 publ. 1997)
This species is a synonym of Aphyllorchis caudata

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Pedersen, H.Æ. & al. (2014). Flora of Thailand 12(2): 303-670. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok. [Cited as Aphyllorchis caudata.]
  • Tian, H.Z., Li, X.L. & Hu, C. (2013). A new synonym and lectotypification of Aphyllorchis caudata (Orchidaceae). Kew Bulletin 68: 341-344. [Cited as Aphyllorchis caudata.]

This name is accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • Averyanov, L.V. (2011). The orchids of Vietnam illustrated survey. Part 3. Subfamily Epidendroideae (primitive tribes - Neottieae, Vanilleae, Gastrodieae, Nervilieae). Turczaninowia 14(2): 15-100. [Cited as Aphyllorchis annamensis.]
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Aphyllorchis annamensis.]

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:


  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
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