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

Promenaea is a genus of flowering plants from the orchid family, Orchidaceae. It contains 18 currently accepted species (including one that is apparently extinct), all endemic to Brazil.[1][2]

  1. Promenaea acuminata Schltr.
  2. Promenaea albescens Schltr. - São Paulo, Paraná
  3. Promenaea catharinensis Schltr. - Santa Catarina
  4. Promenaea dusenii Schltr. - Paraná
  5. Promenaea fuerstenbergiana Schltr. - Santa Catarina
  6. Promenaea guttata (Rchb.f.) Rchb.f.
  7. Promenaea lentiginosa (Lindl.) Lindl.
  8. Promenaea malmquistiana Schltr.
  9. Promenaea microptera Rchb.f.
  10. Promenaea nigricans Königer & J.G.Weinm.bis - Paraná
  11. Promenaea ovatiloba (Klinge) Cogn. in C.F.P.von Martius
  12. Promenaea paranaensis Schltr. - Paraná
  13. Promenaea riograndensis Schltr. - Rio Grande do Sul
  14. Promenaea rollissonii (Lindl.) Lindl.
  15. Promenaea silvana F.Barros & Cath. - Bahia
  16. Promenaea sincorana P.Castro & Campacci - Bahia
  17. Promenaea stapelioides (Link & Otto) Lindl.
  18. Promenaea xanthina (Lindl.) Lindl.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ 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.

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Promenaea at Wikimedia Commons
  • Data related to Promenaea at Wikispecies