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Cryptarrhena

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Orchidaceae
Tribe  Cymbidieae
Rank  Genus
Order  Asparagales
Subfamily  Epidendroideae
Subtribe  Zygopetalinae
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Similar  Chaubardia, Batemannia, Koellensteinia, Cyrtidiorchis, Warrea

Cryptarrhena is a genus of orchids (family Orchidaceae). It is the only genus in the tribe Cymbidieae, subtribe Zygopetalinae. It consists of 3 known species, native to the New World Tropics.

List of species

  • Cryptarrhena guatemalensis Schltr. (1911) - Central America, Trinidad, South America as far south as Brazil and Peru
  • Cryptarrhena kegelii Rchb.f. (1852) - South America as far south as Brazil and Bolivia
  • Cryptarrhena lunata R.Br. (1816) - Mexico, Central America, Colombia, Peru, Trinidad, Jamaica
  • References

    Cryptarrhena Wikipedia


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