Prosthechea

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Contains 3 accepted taxa overall.

Family:ORCHIDACEAE
Common Name:PROSTHECHEA
Specimen: View USF Herbarium specimens of this genus

Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order ASPARAGALES
FamilyORCHIDACEAE
Genus Prosthechea

Citation

Citation PROSTHECHEA Knowles & Westcott, Fl. Cab. 2: 111. 1838.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: Prosthechea glauca Knowles & Westcott

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species

Scientific NameCommon NameHerbarium SpecimensPhotos
Prosthechea boothiana var. erythronioides DOLLAR ORCHID
Prosthechea cochleata CLAMSHELL ORCHID; FLORIDA COCKLESHELL ORCHID
Prosthechea pygmaea DWARF BUTTERFLY ORCHID; DWARF EPIDENDRUM

Genus Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Anacheilium Anacheilium Reichenbach f. ex Hoffmannsegg, Preis-Verz. Orch. 21. 1842; Linnaea 16(Lit. Ber.): 229. 1842. TYPE: Anacheilium cochleatum (Linnaeus) Hoffmannsegg (Epidendrum cochleatum Linnaeus)
Epicladium Epicladium (Lindley) Small, Fl. Miami 56. 1913.BASIONYM: Epidendrum Linnaeus, subg. Epicladium Lindley, J. Bot. (Hooker) 3: 81. 1840.TYPE: Epicladium boothianum (Lindley) Small (Epidendrum boothianum Lindley)
Epithecia Epithecia Knowles & Westcott, Fl. Cab. 2: 167. 1839. TYPE: Epithecia glauca (Knowles & Westcott) Knowles & Westcott (Prosthechea glauca Knowles & Westcott) = Prosthechea Knowles & Westcott 1838.
Hormidium Hormidium (Lindley) Heynhold, Nom. Bot. Hort. 1: 888. 1841.BASIONYM: Epidendrum Linnaeus, sect. Hormidium Lindley, J. Bot. (Hooker) 3: 81. 1841.TYPE: Hormidium uniflorum (Lindley) Heynhold (Epidendrum uniflorum Lindley)
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