Mesadenella

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Mesadenella
Mesadenella cuspidata.jpg
Mesadenella cuspidata
type species
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Orchidoideae
Tribe: Cranichideae
Subtribe: Spiranthinae
Genus: Mesadenella
Pabst & Garay (1953)
Synonyms[1]

Garaya Szlach.

Mesadenella is a genus of flowering plants from the orchid family, Orchidaceae. It consists of 7 known species, native to Mexico, Central America and South America:[1]

  1. Mesadenella angustisegmenta Garay - Venezuela, Ecuador
  2. Mesadenella atroviridis (Barb.Rodr.) Garay - Brazil
  3. Mesadenella cuspidata (Lindl.) Garay - from Colombia east to Guyana and south to Argentina
  4. Mesadenella meeae R.J.V.Alves - Brazil
  5. Mesadenella peruviana Garay - Peru
  6. Mesadenella tonduzii (Schltr.) Pabst & Garay - from southern Mexico south to Nicaragua; also Pará region of Brazil
  7. Mesadenella variegata D.E.Benn. & Christenson - Peru

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References[edit]

  • Pabst, G.F.J. & Garay, L.A. (1953) Archivos do Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro 12: 207–208.
  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.C. & Rasmussen, F.N. (2003) Genera Orchidacearum 3: 222 ff. Oxford University Press.
  • Berg Pana, H. 2005. Handbuch der Orchideen-Namen. Dictionary of Orchid Names. Dizionario dei nomi delle orchidee. Ulmer, Stuttgart

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