Neha Patil

Porpax (plant)

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Kingdom  Plantae
Subfamily  Epidendroideae
Subtribe  Eriinae
Scientific name  Porpax
Rank  Genus
Family  Orchidaceae
Tribe  Podochileae
Alliance  Eria
Higher classification  Orchids
Order  Asparagales
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Similar  Orchids, Podochilus, Herpysma, Panisea, Myrmechis

Porpax is a genus of epiphytic orchids native to southern and southeastern Asia from India to Yunnan to Borneo. It contains 13 currently recognized species as of June 2014:

  1. Porpax borneensis J.J.Wood & A.L.Lamb in J.J.Wood & al., Pl. Mt. Kinabalu 2: 300 (1993). - Sabah
  2. Porpax elwesii (Rchb.f.) Rolfe, Orchid Rev. 16: 8 (1908). - Nepal to Malaysia
  3. Porpax fibuliformis (King & Pantl.) King & Pantl., Ann. Roy. Bot. Gard. (Calcutta) 8: 114 (1898). - Assam, Bhutan, Laos, Thailand
  4. Porpax gigantea Deori, Bull. Bot. Surv. India 17: 174 (1978). - Assam, Myanmar, Thailand
  5. Porpax grandiflora Seidenf., Bot. Tidsskr. 72: 5 (1977). - Thailand
  6. Porpax jerdoniana (Wight) Rolfe, Orchid Rev. 16: 8 (1908). - India, Andaman Islands
  7. Porpax lanii Seidenf., Nordic J. Bot. 1: 206 (1981). - Thailand, Vietnam
  8. Porpax meirax (C.S.P.Parish & Rchb.f.) King & Pantl., Ann. Roy. Bot. Gard. (Calcutta) 8: 114 (1898). - Thailand, Myanmar, Andaman Islands
  9. Porpax parishii (Lindl. & Rchb.f.) Rolfe, Orchid Rev. 16: 8 (1908). - Thailand, Myanmar
  10. Porpax reticulata Lindl., Edwards's Bot. Reg. 31(Misc.): 62 (1845). - India, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam
  11. Porpax scaposa Seidenf., Bot. Tidsskr. 72: 11 (1977). - Thailand
  12. Porpax seidenfadenii A.N.Rao, Orchid Memories: 24 (2004). - Arunachal Pradesh
  13. Porpax ustulata (C.S.P.Parish & Rchb.f.) Rolfe, Orchid Rev. 16: 8 (1908). - Yunnan, Myanmar, Thailand

References

Porpax (plant) Wikipedia


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