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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
Subtribe: Zygopetalinae
Genus: Pabstia

Colax Lindl., illegitimate homonym

Pabstia is a genus of flowering plants from the orchid family, Orchidaceae. It has 5 known species, all endemic to Brazil.[1][2]

  1. Pabstia jugosa (Lindl.) Garay
  2. Pabstia modestior (Rchb.f.) Garay
  3. Pabstia placanthera (Hook.) Garay
  4. Pabstia schunkiana V.P.Castro
  5. Pabstia viridis (Lindl.) Garay

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.C. & Rasmussen, F.N. (2009). Epidendroideae (Part two). Genera Orchidacearum 5: 1-585. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • Berg Pana, H. 2005. Handbuch der Orchideen-Namen. Dictionary of Orchid Names. Dizionario dei nomi delle orchidee. Ulmer, Stuttgart

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