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Cleisostoma paniculatum (as Aerides paniculata) - The Bot. Reg. 3 pl. 220 (1817).jpg
Cleisostoma paniculatum
1817 illustration from
Botanical Register
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
Subtribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Cleisostoma
Blume (1825)
Type species
Cleisostoma sagittatum
Blume (1825)
  • Carteretia A. Rich.
  • Echinoglossum Blume
  • Sarcanthus Lindl.
  • Garayanthus Szlach.
  • Raciborskanthos Szlach.
  • Blumeorchis Szlach.
  • Ormerodia Szlach.

Cleisostoma is a genus of orchids with approximately 90 accepted species widely distributed through much of the Indian Subcontinent, Southeast Asia, China, New Guinea, and some of the islands of the Western Pacific.[1][2]


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