Arethuseae

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Arethuseae
Chysis laevis.jpg
Chysis laevis, Illustration.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Arethuseae
Lindl., Orchid. Scelet. 7, 10. (1826)
Synonyms
  • Glomereae Pfitzer (1887) as Glomerinae Entw. Nat. Anordn. Orch., 101 (1887)

Arethuseae is a mid-sized tribe of orchids in the subfamily Epidendroideae. This tribe was initially categorized by John Lindley in 1840. Its largest subtribes at Arethusinae and Bletiinae, in addition to the smaller subtribes Sobraliinae and Thuniinae.

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