is a Cyrtostylis genus of orchids. It contains 5 currently recognized species, native to Australia and New Zealand. 
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". . Western Australian Government FloraBase Department of Parks and Wildlife.
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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