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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Orchidoideae
Tribus: Cranichideae
Subtribus: Goodyerinae
Genus: Myrmechis
Overview of species (11)

M. bakhimensis – M. bilobulifera – M. chalmersii – M. chinensis – M. drymoglossifolia – M. glabra – M. gracilis – M. japonica – M. kinabaluensis – M. philippinensis – M. pumila
Name

Myrmechis Blume, Coll. Orchid.: 76 (1859)

Type species: Myrmechis gracilis, (Blume) Blume, Coll. Orchid.: 76 (1859)

Synonymy

Heterotypic
Ramphidia Miq., Fl. Ned. Ind. 3: 730 (1858)
Tubilabium J.J.Sm., Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenzorg, III, 9: 446 (1928)

Distribution
Native distribution areas:

Asia-Temperate
China
China South-Central, China Southeast, Hainan, Tibet.
Eastern Asia
Japan, Korea, Taiwan.
Russian Far East
Kuril Islands.
Asia-Tropical
Indian Subcontinent
Assam, East Himalaya, Nepal.
Indo-China
Myanmar, Thailand.
Malesia
Borneo, Jawa, Maluku, Philippines, Sulawesi, Sumatera.
Papuasia
New Guinea.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition
References

Blume, C.L. 1859. Collection des Orchidées 76, pl. 21.
Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.W. & Rasmussen, F.N. (eds.) 2003. Genera Orchidacearum Volume 3: Orchidoideae (Part two); page 129 ff., Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-850711-9

Links

'eFloras 2009. Myrmechis in Flora of China vol. 25 Orchidaceae --> pdf Myrmechis
Global Biodiversity Information Facility. 2020. GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset. Taxon: Myrmechis. Accessed: 2020 Aug 25.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Myrmechis in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2020 Aug 25. Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Myrmechis in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2020 Aug 25. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2020. Myrmechis. Published online. Accessed: 25 Aug 2020.
The Plant List 2013. Myrmechis in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published online. Accessed: 2020 Aug 25.
Tropicos.org 2020. Myrmechis. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 25 Aug 2020.

Vernacular names

日本語: アリドオシラン属
перем коми: Мирмехис
коми: Мирмехис
кырык мары: Мирмехис
中文: 全唇兰属

Myrmechis is a genus of flowering plants from the orchid family, Orchidaceae. It is native to eastern and southeastern Asia from the Kuril Islands south to New Guinea, west to the Himalayas.[1][2]

Myrmechis aurea (J.J.Sm.) Schuit. - Maluku
Myrmechis bakhimensis D.Maity, N.Pradhan & Maiti - Sikkim
Myrmechis bilobulifera (J.J.Sm.) Schuit. - Sulawesi
Myrmechis chalmersii (Schltr.) Schuit. - New Guinea
Myrmechis chinensis Rolfe - Sichuan, Hubei, Fujian
Myrmechis drymoglossifolia Hayata - Taiwan
Myrmechis glabra Blume - Java
Myrmechis gracilis (Blume) Blume - Java, Sumatra, Philippines
Myrmechis japonica (Rchb.f.) Rolfe - Japan, Korea, Kuril Islands, Fujian, Sichuan, Tibet, Yunnan
Myrmechis kinabaluensis Carr - Sabah
Myrmechis perpusilla Ames - Luzon
Myrmechis philippinensiis Ames - Philippines
Myrmechis pumila (Hook.f.) Tang & F.T.Wang - Yunnan, Bhutan, Assam, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam
Myrmechis quadrilobata (Schltr.) Schuit. - Sulawesi
Myrmechis seranica J.J.Sm. - Seram
Myrmechis tsukusiana Masam. - Yakushima
Myrmechis urceolata Tang & K.Y.Lang - Yunnan, Guangdong, Hainan

See also

List of Orchidaceae genera

References

Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families

Flora of China v 25 p 63, 全唇兰属 quan chun lan shu, Myrmechis (Lindley) Blume, Coll. Orchid. 76. 1859.

Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.A. & Rasmussen, F. eds. (1999). Genera Orchidacearum 1. Oxford Univ. Press.
Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.A. & Rasmussen, F. eds. (2001). Genera Orchidacearum 2. Oxford Univ. Press.
Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.A. & Rasmussen, F. eds. (2003). Genera Orchidacearum 3. Oxford Univ. Press
Berg Pana, H. 2005. Handbuch der Orchideen-Namen. Dictionary of Orchid Names. Dizionario dei nomi delle orchidee. Ulmer, Stuttgart

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