Trisetella

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Trisetella
Trisetella hoeijeri.jpg
T. hoeijeri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
Subtribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Trisetella
Luer
Synonyms[1]
  • Triaristella (Rchb.) Brieger ex Luer
  • Triaristella Brieger, nom. inval.
  • Triaristellina Rauschert

Trisetella is a genus of orchids, native to Central and South America. Twelve of the 23 currently known species are endemic to Ecuador.[1][2] They bear small flowers with fused sepals and fused petals. The synsepal bears three hair-like tails, which is the namesake of Trisetella ("three little bristles").

Species accepted as of June 2014:[1]

  1. Trisetella abbreviata Luer - Ecuador
  2. Trisetella andreettae Luer - Ecuador
  3. Trisetella cordeliae Luer - Peru
  4. Trisetella dalstroemii Luer - Ecuador
  5. Trisetella didyma (Luer) Luer - Ecuador
  6. Trisetella dressleri (Luer) Luer - Panama
  7. Trisetella escobarii Luer - Colombia
  8. Trisetella fissidens Luer & Hirtz - Ecuador
  9. Trisetella gemmata (Rchb.f.) Luer - Colombia
  10. Trisetella hirtzii Luer - Ecuador
  11. Trisetella hoeijeri Luer & Hirtz - Ecuador
  12. Trisetella klingeri Luer - Ecuador
  13. Trisetella lasiochila Pupulin - Costa Rica
  14. Trisetella nodulifera Luer & Hirtz - Ecuador, Peru
  15. Trisetella pantex (Luer) Luer - Ecuador
  16. Trisetella regia Königer - Peru
  17. Trisetella scobina Luer - Ecuador, Bolivia
  18. Trisetella sororia Luer & Andreetta - Ecuador
  19. Trisetella strumosa Luer & Andreetta - Ecuador
  20. Trisetella tenuissima (C.Schweinf.) Luer - Colombia, Panama
  21. Trisetella triaristella (Rchb.f.) Luer - Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Ecuador, Bolivia
  22. Trisetella triglochin (Rchb.f.) Luer - Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Ecuador, Bolivia, Brazil, Venezuela, the Guianas
  23. Trisetella vittata (Luer) Luer - Ecuador

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ 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.

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