is a Cyrtostylis genus of orchid. It contains 5 currently recognized species, native to Australia and New Zealand. [1 ]
The genus was first described by
Robert Brown in his Prodromus Florae Novae Hollandiae (1810). The type species for the genus is . It shares many morphological characteristics of another genus, Cyrtostylis reniformis , and some author have merged the two genera into one. Acianthus
Cyrtostylis oblonga Hook.f. - New Zealand
Cyrtostylis reniformis R.Br. - All 6 states of Australia
Cyrtostylis robusta D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem - South Australia, Western Australia, Tasmania, Victoria
Cyrtostylis rotundifolia Hook.f. - New Zealand
Cyrtostylis tenuissima (Nicholls & Goadby) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. - Western Australia
References [ edit ]
"Orchidaceae Cyrtostylis R.Br.". Plant Name Details. IPNI. 2004-01-20 . Retrieved . 2007-12-01
P. J. Kores; M. Molvray; S. P. Darwin (April–June 1993). "Morphometric Variation in Three Species of Cyrtostylis (Orchidaceae)". Systematic Botany, Vol. 18, No. 2. American Society of Plant Taxonomists . Retrieved . 2007-12-01 (Abstract) Character choice in the delimitation of Cyrtostylis oblonga, C. reniformis, and C. robusta..,
"ACIANTHUS; Mosquito Orchids". CSIRO . Retrieved . 2007-12-01 (Kores 1995) ... very broad generic approach, for example including Cyrtostylis within the generic boundaries of Acianthus despite an earlier study to the contrary (Jones and Clements 1987).
"Cyrtostylis". . FloraBase Department of Environment and Conservation, Government of Western Australia.
Brown, R. (1810) Prodromus Florae Novae Hollandiae 322.
Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.C. & Rasmussen, F.N. (2001) Orchidoideae (Part 1). Genera Orchidacearum 2: 75 ff. Oxford University Press.
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