Taxon: Calopogon tuberosus (L.) Britton et al.

Genus: Calopogon
Family: Orchidaceae
  Subfamily: Epidendroideae
      Tribe: Arethuseae
Nomen number: 404342
Place of publication: Prelim. cat. 52. 1888
Name Verified on: 01-Feb-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 29-Aug-2003
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II: ()

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - Quebec, - Nova Scotia
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Minnesota, - Wisconsin
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida
  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: Bahamas; Cuba


  • CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  • Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll Flora of the Bahama archipelago. 1982 (F Bahamas)
  • Goldman, D. H. et al. 2004. Morphometric circumscription of species and infraspecific taxa in Calopogon R.Br. (Orchidaceae) Pl. Syst. Evol. 247:37-60.
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)

Check other web resources for Calopogon tuberosus (L.) Britton et al. :


  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image