Plant Family


Orchidaceae

Family CN: Orchid Family
Family Code: ORCHID
Family Parent: [in ASPARAGALES]
Family Authority: A.L. de Jussieu 1789
Summary: A family of about 800 genera and 19,000 species, perennial (rarely annual), mycotrophic herbs and vines (many epiphytic).
Reference: Luer (1972) and Luer (1975)=L; Correll (1950)=X; Romero-GonzŠlez, FernŠndez-Concha, Dressler, Magrath, & Argus in FNA (Williams & Williams (1983); Brown (2003); Homoya (1993); Correll (1937); Pridgeon et al. (1999a, 1999b, 1999c).
Last Updated: 2020-01-01
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