Codonorchis lessonii

Codonorchis lessonii

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Orchidoideae
Tribe: Diurideae
SubTribe: Diuridinae
Genus: Codonorchis
Species: C. lessonii
Binomial name
Codonorchis lessonii
(d'Urv.) Lindl. 1840

Codonorchis lessonii is an species in the genus Codonorchis.


Plant blooms from fall to winter with a single flower.


Plants are found growing in Chile and the Falkland Islands.



Common Names: Dog wood orchid


  1. Codonorchis poeppigii Lindl., 1840.
  2. Codonorchis skottsbergii Kraenzl., 1910.
  3. Pogonia tetraphylla Poepp. & Endl., 1837.
  4. Pogonia lessonii (d'Urv.) Rchb.f., 1865.
  5. Pogonia lessonii var. poeppigii (Lindl.) Reiche, 1910.
  6. Pogonia lessonii var. skottsbergii (Kraenzl.) Reiche, 1910.
  7. Codonorchis tetraphylla (Poepp. & Endl.) L.O.Williams, 1938.
  8. *Epipactis lessonii d'Urv., 1826.
  9. Calopogon lessonii (d'Urv.) Brongn. in L.I.Duperrey, 1834.

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