Man orchid (Aceras anthropophorum)

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Man orchid fact file

Man orchid description

KingdomPlantae
PhylumTracheophyta
ClassEquisetopsida
OrderAsparagales
FamilyOrchidaceae
GenusAceras (1)

Information on the man orchid is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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Man orchid status

The man orchid has yet to be classified by the IUCN. It is listed on Appendix II of CITES (2).

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Authentication

This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact:
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References

  1. Tropicos – Missouri Botanical Garden (May, 2012)
    http://www.tropicos.org
  2. CITES (May, 2012)
    http://www.cites.org/
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Image credit

Man orchid inflorescence  
Man orchid inflorescence

© David Du Puy

Dr David Du Puy BSc PhD (Kew Gardens)
Scottish Gardens
Clunie House, 89 High Street
Strathmiglo,
Fife
KY14 7PR
United Kingdom
Tel: 01337860676
scottishgardens@btinternet.com

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