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Peristylus tentaculatus (as Glossula tentaculata) - Bot. Reg. 10 pl. 862 (1824).jpg
Peristylus tentaculatus
1824 illustration[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Orchidoideae
Tribe: Orchideae
Genus: Peristylus
  • Glossula Lindl.
  • Glossaspis Spreng.
  • Coeloglossum Lindl., illegitimate homonym
  • Digomphotis Raf.
  • Choeradoplectron Schauer
  • Lindblomia Fr.

Peristylus is a genus of flowering plants from the orchid family, Orchidaceae. It consists of over 100 known species found across much of eastern and southern Asia (Japan, China, Mongolia, India, Indochina, Indonesia, Philippines, etc.) as well as in Australia and on many islands of the Indian and Pacific Oceans.[2][3][4][5][6]

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  1. ^ Designer: M. Hart - Engraver: J. Watts - "The botanical register" vol. 10 pl. 862
  2. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  3. ^ Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.C. & Rasmussen, F.N. (2001). Orchidoideae (Part 1). Genera Orchidacearum 2: 1-416. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  4. ^ Flora of China v 25 p 137, 阔蕊兰属 kuo rui lan shu, Peristylus Blume, Bijdr. 404. 1825.
  5. ^ Pankaj Kumar, Gopal Singh Rawat, Jeewan Singh Jalal. 2010. Peristylus sahanii, a new species of Orchidaceae from India. Kew Bulletin 65:101-104.
  6. ^ Seidenfaden, G. 1977. Peristylus Bl. Dansk Botanisk Arkiv 31: 27.
  • Berg Pana, H. 2005. Handbuch der Orchideen-Namen. Dictionary of Orchid Names. Dizionario dei nomi delle orchidee. Ulmer, Stuttgart

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