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Trichotosia velutina
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Podochileae
Subtribe: Eriinae
Alliance: Eria
Genus: Trichotosia
Selected Species

Trichotosia is a genus of orchids with about 50 species distributed in China, the Himalayas, Southeast Asia (Indonesia, Indochina, Philippines etc.), New Guinea and various islands of the western Pacific (Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, etc.).[1][2][3]


  1. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Flora of China, v 25 p 357, 毛鞘兰属 mao qiao lan shu, Trichotosia Blume, Bijdr. 342. 1825.
  3. ^ Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.C. & Rasmussen, F.N. (2006). Epidendroideae (Part One). Genera Orchidacearum 4: 1-672. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.