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Common name

Mandarin: 毛唇芋兰 (mao chun yu lan)


Kingdom: Plantae (2666)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2580)

    Class: Liliopsida (393)

      Order: Orchidales (27)

        Family: Orchidaceae (27)(family description)

          Genus: Nervilia (1)

            Epithet: fordii Schltr. (1)

Synonym: Pogonia fordii Hance

fordii => in honor of Charles Ford (1844-1927), British botanist and plant collector in China


Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

External links

Check for Nervilia fordii at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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