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Meiracyllium trinasutum.jpg
Meiracyllium trinasutum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
Subtribe: Meiracyllinae
Genus: Meiracyllium

Meiracyllium, abbreviated as Mrclm in horticultural trade, is a genus of orchids and the sole genus of the subtribe Meiracyllinae. It is native to Mexico and Central America. At present (June 2014), two species are recognized:[1][2][3]

Meiracyllium range map
Blue: Meiracyllium gemma
Green: Meiracyllium trinasutum


  1. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Hágsater, E. & M. Soto. 2003. Orchids of Mexico. Icones Orchidacearum (Mexico) 5–6: i–xxii, t. 501–t. 700
  3. ^ Ames, O. & D. S. Correll. 1953. Orchids of Guatemala. Fieldiana, Botany 26(2): 399–727

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