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Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2615)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2518)

    Class: Liliopsida (388)

      Order: Asparagales (72)

        Family: Orchidaceae (27)(family description)

          Genus: Hetaeria (1)

            Epithet: finlaysoniana Seidenf. (2)

Synonyms: Goodyera elongata Lindl., Hetaeria elongata (Lindl.) Trimen, Orchiodes elongatum (Lindl.) Kuntze, Rhamphidia elongata (Lindl.) Lindl.

elongata => elongated, lengthened, drawn out, extended

elongatum => elongated, lengthened, drawn out, extended

finlaysoniana => in honor of George Finlayson, a British surgeon and traveller (1790-1823)

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: orange

External links

Check for Hetaeria finlaysoniana at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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