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Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2564)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2462)

    Class: Liliopsida (380)

      Order: Orchidales (26)

        Family: Orchidaceae (26)(family description)

          Genus: Herpysma (1)

            Epithet: longicaulis Lindl.(1)

Synonyms: Erythrodes bracteata (Blume) Schltr., Herpysma bracteata (Blume) J.J.Sm., Herpysma sumatrana Carr, Physurus bracteatus Blume

bracteata => having prominent bracts

bracteatus => having prominent bracts

longicaulis => long-stemmed

sumatrana => from Sumatra, Indonesia

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: red, white

External links

Check for Herpysma longicaulis at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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