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Benzingia

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Kingdom  Plantae
Subfamily  Epidendroideae
Subtribe  Zygopetalinae
Order  Asparagales
Family  Orchidaceae
Tribe  Cymbidieae
Rank  Genus
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Similar  Chaubardiella, Chondrorhyncha, Chaubardia, Cryptarrhena, Batemannia

Benzingia is a genus of flowering plants from the orchid family, Orchidaceae. It is native to mountains of Central America and northwestern South America from Costa Rica to Peru.

Species

As of May 2012 nine species are recognized:

  1. Benzingia caudata (Ackerman) Dressler – Peru (Cordillera del Cóndor), Ecuador
  2. Benzingia cornuta (Garay) Dressler - Colombia, Ecuador
  3. Benzingia estradae (Dodson) Dodson - Ecuador
  4. Benzingia hajekii (D.E.Benn. & Christenson) Dressler – Peru
  5. Benzingia hirtzii Dodson - Ecuador (Esmeraldas)
  6. Benzingia jarae (D.E.Benn. & Christenson) Dressler – Peru
  7. Benzingia palorae (Dodson & Hirtz) Dressler - Colombia, Ecuador
  8. Benzingia reichenbachiana (Schltr.) Dressler - Costa Rica, Panama
  9. Benzingia thienii (Dodson) P.A.Harding - Ecuador

References

Benzingia Wikipedia