Cirrhaea

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Cirrhaea
Cirrhaea dependens.jpg
Cirrhaea dependens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
Subtribe: Stanhopeinae
Genus: Cirrhaea
Lindl. (1825)
Type species
Cirrhaea dependens
(Lodd.) Loudon (1830)
Synonyms[1]
  • Scleropterys Scheidw. (1839)
  • Sarcoglossum Beer (1954)

Cirrhaea is a genus of orchid, comprising 7 recognized species, all endemic to Brazil.[1][2]

List of species[edit]

  1. Cirrhaea dependens (Lodd.) Loudon (1830)
  2. Cirrhaea fuscolutea Lindl. (1833)
  3. Cirrhaea loddigesii Lindl. (1832)
  4. Cirrhaea longiracemosa Hoehne (1933)
  5. Cirrhaea nasuta Brade (1949)
  6. Cirrhaea seidelii Pabst (1972)
  7. Cirrhaea silvana V.P. Castro & Campacci (1990)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Forzza, R. C. 2010. Lista de espécies Flora do Brasil http://floradobrasil.jbrj.gov.br/2010. Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro