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Xylobium colleyi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Maxillarieae
Subtribe: Bifrenariinae
Genus: Xylobium
Lindl. (1825)
Type species
Xylobium squalens
(Lindl.) Lindl.
Selected Species

Onkeripus Raf. (1838)

Xylobium, abbreviated Xyl in horticultural trade, is a genus of plants in family Orchidaceae. It contains about 35 species native to tropical America.[1]


  1. ^ Szlachetko, Dariusz L.; Kolanowska, Marta (2014). "Four New Species of Xylobium (Orchidaceae-Epidendroideae-Maxillarieae) from Colombia". Phyton. University of Graz. 54 (1): 71–82. doi:10.12905/0380.phytons54(1)2014-0071. 

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