Esmeralda (plant)

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Esmeralda
Esmeralda cathcartii drawing.jpg
Esmeralda cathcartii
1858 illustration
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
Subtribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Esmeralda
Rchb.f. (1862)

Esmeralda is a genus of flowering plants in the orchid family, Orchidaceae. It contains three recognized species, native to southern China, the Himalayas, and northern Southeast Asia.[1][2]

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References[edit]

  • 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

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Esmeralda at Wikimedia Commons
  • Data related to Esmeralda at Wikispecies