Auxopus is a genera of the family Orchidaceae. This genus belongs to the tribe Gastrodieae and subtribe Gastrodiinae.
There is little known about the flower structure of members of the Gastrodieae tribe. This group is saprophytic, except for the genus Nervilia. As members of the Gastrodiinae subtribe, Auxopus are leafless and contain inflorescences of flowers with their sepals and petals united.
This genus is distributed throughout the tropics, but primarily in tropical Asia and Australia. There are three species present in this genus.
- Dressler, Robert L. The Orchids: Natural History and Classification. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1981.
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