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Schlimia

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Kingdom  Plantae
Subfamily  Epidendroideae
Subtribe  Stanhopeinae
Order  Asparagales
Family  Orchidaceae
Tribe  Cymbidieae
Rank  Genus
Similar  Polycycnis, Soterosanthus, Houlletia, Stenia, Trevoria

Schlimia is a genus of flowering plants from the orchid family, Orchidaceae. It is native to Costa Rica and to northern South America.

Note. This genus is often incorrectly written as Schlimmia, however it honours the Belgian botanist Louis Joseph Schlim and the author later corrected the name.

As of June 2014, the following species are recognized:

  1. Schlimia alpina Rchb.f. & Warsz. - Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador
  2. Schlimia condorana Dodson - Ecuador
  3. Schlimia garayana H.R.Sweet - Ecuador
  4. Schlimia jasminodora Planch. & Linden - Colombia, Costa Rica
  5. Schlimia jennyana L├╝ckel - Peru
  6. Schlimia pandurata Schltr. - Colombia
  7. Schlimia stevensonii Dodson - Ecuador

References

Schlimia Wikipedia


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