Brasiliorchis

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Brasiliorchis
Maxillaria schunkeana.jpg
B. schunkeana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
Subtribe: Maxillariinae
Genus: Brasiliorchis
R.B.Singer, S.Koehler & Carnevali
Synonyms[1]
  • Bolbidium (Lindl.) Lindl.

Brasiliorchis is a genus of orchid (family Orchidaceae). The genus includes species formerly placed in Maxillaria.[2] It is found in South America (Colombia to Ecuador, eastern and southern Brazil to north-east Argentina).[1][3][4]

Species[edit]

The following species were accepted by the World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, as of March 2014:[1]

  1. Brasiliorchis barbosae (Loefgr.) R.B.Singer, S.Koehler & Carnevali
  2. Brasiliorchis chrysantha (Barb.Rodr.) R.B.Singer, S.Koehler & Carnevali
  3. Brasiliorchis gracilis (Lodd., G.Lodd. & W.Lodd.) R.B.Singer, S.Koehler & Carnevali
  4. Brasiliorchis heismanniana (Barb.Rodr.) R.B.Singer, S.Koehler & Carnevali
  5. Brasiliorchis kautskyi (Pabst) R.B.Singer, S.Koehler & Carnevali
  6. Brasiliorchis marginata (Lindl.) R.B.Singer, S.Koehler & Carnevali
  7. Brasiliorchis monantha (Barb.Rodr.) Campacci
  8. Brasiliorchis moutinhoi (Pabst) F.Barros & L.R.S.Guim.
  9. Brasiliorchis phoenicanthera (Barb.Rodr.) R.B.Singer, S.Koehler & Carnevali
  10. Brasiliorchis picta (Hook.) R.B.Singer, S.Koehler & Carnevali
  11. Brasiliorchis piresiana (Hoehne) Christenson
  12. Brasiliorchis polyantha (Barb.Rodr.) R.B.Singer, S.Koehler & Carnevali
  13. Brasiliorchis porphyrostele (Rchb.f.) R.B.Singer, S.Koehler & Carnevali
  14. Brasiliorchis schunkeana (Campacci & Kautsky) R.B.Singer, S.Koehler & Carnevali
  15. Brasiliorchis ubatubana (Hoehne) R.B.Singer, S.Koehler & Carnevali

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Brasiliorchis". World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Retrieved 30 March 2014. 
  2. ^ Singer, R.B.; Koehler, S. & Carnevali, G. (2007), "Brasiliorchis: A New Genus for the Maxillaria picta Alliance (Orchidaceae, Maxillariinae)", Novon 17 (1): 91–99, doi:10.3417/1055-3177(2007)17[91:BANGFT]2.0.CO;2 
  3. ^ Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.C. & Rasmussen, F.N. (2009). Epidendroideae (Part two). Genera Orchidacearum 5: 129 ff. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  4. ^ Ferreira, A.W.C., Lima, M.I.S. & Pansarin, E.R. (2010). Orchidaceae na região central de São Paulo, Brasil. Rodriguésia; Revista do Instituto de Biologia Vegetal, Jardim Botânico e Estaçao Biologica do Itatiaya 61: 243-259.

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