Cephalanthera exigua Seidenf.



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Rediscovered (Pedersen et al., 2009)



Laos, Thailand & Vietnam


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Seidenfaden, G. (1975). Contributions to the orchid flora of Thailand VI. Bot. Tidsskr. 70: 64-97.


Other references:

Nuraliev, Maxim S. et al. (2014). Cephalanthera exigua (Orchidaceae), a new species and genus in the flora of Vietnam. Wulfenia 21: 95-102.

Pedersen, Henrik Æ. et al. (2009). Cephalanthera exigua rediscovered: new insights in the taxonomy,habitat requirements and breeding system of a rare mycoheterotrophic orchid. Nordic Journal of Botany 27: 460-468. doi: 10.1111/j.1756-1051.2009.00465.x

Pedersen, H.Æ. & al. (2014). Flora of Thailand 12(2): 303-670.

Sittisujjatham, S. (2009). Wild Orchid of Thailand 2: 1-463. Amarin.


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