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Kingdom: Plantae (2659)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2572)

    Class: Liliopsida (392)

      Order: Orchidales (27)

        Family: Orchidaceae (27)(family description)

          Genus: Stereosandra (1)

            Epithet: javanica Blume (5)

Synonyms: Stereosandra koidzumiana Ohwi, Stereosandra liukiuensis Tuyama, Stereosandra pendula Kraenzl.

javanica => from Java, Indonesia

koidzumiana => in honor of Gen’ichi Yonezawa Koidzumi (1883-1953), Japanese botanist

pendula => hanging down as through weakness of the stem


Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: purple, white

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