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Dinema polybulbon.jpg
Dinema polybulbon
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
Subtribe: Laeliinae
Genus: Dinema
Type species
Dinema polybulbon
(Sw.) Lindl.
  • Epidendrum polybulbon Sw.
  • Encyclia polybulbon (Sw.) Dressler
  • Bulbophyllum occidentale Spreng.
  • Epidendrum polybulbon var. luteoalbum Miethe
  • Epidendrum cubincola Borhidi
  • Dinema cubincola (Borhidi) H.Dietr.

Dinema is a genus of orchids. It is represented by a single currently accepted species, Dinema polybulbon, native to Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean.[2]


  1. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ la Croix, Isobyl (2008). The New Encyclopedia of Orchids: 1500 Species in Cultivation. Portland, Oregon: Timber Press. p. 166. ISBN 0881928763. 

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Dinema at Wikimedia Commons