Cleisocentron

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Cleisocentron
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
Subtribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Cleisocentron
Brühl
Type species
Cleisocentron trichromum (syn of C. pallens)
(Rchb. f.) Brühl.

Cleisocentron is a genus of flowering plants from the orchid family, Orchidaceae.[1] It has a disjunct distribution, known from the Himalayas, Vietnam and Borneo. Six species are currently recognized:[2]

  1. Cleisocentron abasii Cavestro - Sabah
  2. Cleisocentron gokusingii J.J.Wood & A.L.Lamb - Sabah
  3. Cleisocentron kinabaluense Metusala & J.J.Wood - Sabah
  4. Cleisocentron klossii (Ridl.) Garay - Vietnam
  5. Cleisocentron merrillianum (Ames) Christenson - Sabah
  6. Cleisocentron pallens (Cathcart ex Lindl.) N.Pearce & P.J.Cribb - eastern Himalayas (Sikkim, Bhutan, Assam, India)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Brühl, Paul Johannes. 1926. Guide to the Orchids of Sikkim 136
  2. ^ http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/namedetail.do?name_id=41757
  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.A. & Rasmussen, F. eds. (1999). Genera Orchidacearum 1. Oxford Univ. Press.
  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.A. & Rasmussen, F. eds. (2001). Genera Orchidacearum 2. Oxford Univ. Press.
  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.A. & Rasmussen, F. eds. (2003). Genera Orchidacearum 3. Oxford Univ. Press
  • Berg Pana, H. 2005. Handbuch der Orchideen-Namen. Dictionary of Orchid Names. Dizionario dei nomi delle orchidee. Ulmer, Stuttgart

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