Gunnarella

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Gunnarella
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
Subtribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Gunnarella
Senghas

Gunnarella is a genus of flowering plants from the orchid family, Orchidaceae. It and another orchid genus, Seidenfadenia, are named for Danish botanist Gunnar Seidenfaden.[1] It contains 9 known species, native to New Guinea, New Caledonia and to other nearby islands in the Pacific.[2]

  1. Gunnarella aymardii (N.Hallé) Senghas - New Caledonia
  2. Gunnarella begaudii (N.Hallé) Senghas - New Caledonia
  3. Gunnarella brigittae (N.Hallé) Senghas - New Caledonia
  4. Gunnarella carinata (J.J.Sm.) Senghas - New Guinea
  5. Gunnarella florenciae (N.Hallé) Senghas - New Caledonia
  6. Gunnarella gracilis (Schltr.) Senghas - New Guinea
  7. Gunnarella nambana B.A.Lewis - Vanuatu
  8. Gunnarella neocaledonica (Rendle) Senghas - New Caledonia
  9. Gunnarella robertsii (Schltr.) Senghas - New Caledonia, New Guinea, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands


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References[edit]

  1. ^ Hansen, Eric (2000). Orchid Fever. London: Methuen Publishing Ltd. p. 214. ISBN 0413747409. 
  2. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families

General 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

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