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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
Subtribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Gomesa
  • Coppensia Dumort
  • Maturna Raf.
  • Baptistonia Barb.Rodr.
  • Ornithophora Barb.Rodr.
  • Waluewa Regel
  • Rodrigueziella Kuntze
  • Binotia Rolfe
  • Rodrigueziopsis Schltr.
  • Hellerorchis A.D.Hawkes
  • Alatiglossum Baptista
  • Ampliglossum Campacci
  • Anettea Szlach. & Mytnik
  • Brasilidium Campacci
  • Carenidium Baptista
  • Carriella V.P.Castro & K.G.Lacerda
  • Castroa Guiard
  • Concocidium Romowicz & Szlach.
  • Kleberiella V.P.Castro & Cath.
  • Menezesiella Chiron & V.P.Castro
  • Neoruschia Cath. & V.P.Castro
  • Rhinocerotidium Szlach.
  • Rhinocidium Baptista
  • Nitidocidium F.Barros & V.T.Rodrigues
  • Campaccia Baptista, P.A.Harding & V.P.Castro
  • Hardingia Docha Neto & Baptista

Gomesa is a genus of flowering plants from the orchid family, Orchidaceae. It contains about 80–100 species, all native to South America.[1]


This section is incomplete.

This genus contains many species that were previously assigned to Oncidium.

Species include:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "World Checklist of Selected Plant Families: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew". kew.org.
  • Brown, R. (1815) Botanical Magazine 42: t. 1748.
  • Berg Pana, H. 2005. Handbuch der Orchideen-Namen. Dictionary of Orchid Names. Dizionario dei nomi delle orchidee. Ulmer, Stuttgart
  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.C. & Rasmussen, F.N. (2009). Epidendroideae (Part two). Genera Orchidacearum 5: 271 ff. Oxford University Press.
  • Chase, M.W. et al (2009) Floral convergence in Oncidiinae (Cymbidieae; Orchidaceae): an expanded concept of Gomesa and a new genus Nohawilliamsia, Annals of Botany, 104 (3): 387-402.

External links[edit]

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