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Spilotantha

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Kingdom  Plantae
Subfamily  Epidendroideae
Subtribe  Pleurothallidinae
Order  Asparagales
Family  Orchidaceae
Tribe  Epidendreae
Rank  Genus
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Similar  Masdevallia strobelii, Megema, Masdevallia caudata, Masdevallia amanda, Acianthera cryptantha

Spilotantha is a genus proposed by Carlyle Luer; however, the genus lacks a clear synapomorphy and it is equivalent to Masdevallia subgenus Amanda, section Amandae.

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Morphology

  • large or small plants the ramicauls are shorter than the coriaceous leaves
  • an erect raceme with keeled or crested ovaries usually possessing inflated floral bracts
  • species exhibit a series of simultaneously blooming flowers borne by a peduncle with a round cross-section
  • sepals are usually long-tailed and variously connected into a shallow cup or arching cylindrical tube
  • petals are callous on the lower half and are often denticulate along the margins
  • the lip is usually divided by marginal folds
  • Species

  • Spilotantha abbreviata (Rchb.f.) Luer
  • Spilotantha alvaroi (Luer & R.Escobar) Luer
  • Spilotantha amanda (Rehb.f. & Warsz.) Luer
  • Spilotantha anceps (Luer & Hirtz) Luer
  • Spilotantha bulbophyllopsis (Kraenzl.) Luer
  • Spilotantha caloptera (Rchb.f.) Luer
  • Spilotantha chaetostoma (Luer) Luer
  • Spilotantha corazonica (Schltr.) Luer
  • Spilotantha dalstroemii (Luer) Luer
  • Spilotantha delphina (Luer) Luer
  • Spilotantha densiflora (Schltr.) Luer
  • Spilotantha dimorphtricha (Luer & Hirtz) Luer
  • Spilotantha ferrusii Luer
  • Spilotantha graminea (Luer) Luer
  • Spilotantha hydrae (Luer) Luer
  • Spilotantha leathersii (Luer) Luer
  • Spilotantha lehmannii (Rchb.f.) Luer
  • Spilotantha leptoura (Luer) Luer
  • Spilotantha melanopus (Rchb.f.) Luer
  • Spilotantha microsiphon (Luer) Luer
  • Spilotantha ova-avis (Luer) Luer
  • Spilotantha pachyura (Rchb.f.) Luer
  • Spilotantha polysticta (Rchb.f.) Luer
  • Spilotantha porphyrea (Luer) Luer
  • Spilotantha pozoi (Königer) Luer
  • Spilotantha pucherrima (Luer & Andreetta) Luer
  • Spilotantha rafaeliana (Luer) Luer
  • Spilotantha segrex (Luer & Hirtz) Luer
  • Spilotantha sertula (Luer & Andreetta) Luer
  • Spilotantha staaliana (Luer & Hirtz) Luer
  • Spilotantha superbiens (Luer & Hirtz) Luer
  • Spilotantha tentaculata (Luer) Luer
  • Spilotantha tridens (Rchb.f.) Luer
  • Spilotantha vittatula (Luer & R.Escobar) Luer
  • Spilotantha xanthodactyla (Rchb.f.) Luer
  • Spilotantha zygia (Luer & Malo) Luer
  • References

    Spilotantha Wikipedia


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