Bromheadia Lindl., Edwards's Bot. Reg. (1841) Misc. 89

Subfamily: Epidendroideae

Tribe: Cymbidieae

Subtribe: Bromheadiinae

Synonyms: None

A genus of 28 species; 27 species in Malesia.

Distribution: Sri Lanka, Southeast Asia, Malesia (excluding Java and the Lesser Sunda Islands), Australia

Kruizinga, J., H.J. van Scheindelen, and E.F. de Vogel. 1997. Revision of the genus Bromheadia. Orchid Monogr. 8: 79 - 118.  

Repetur, C., P.C. van Welzen, and E.F. de Vogel. 1997. Phylogeny and historical biogeography of the genus Bromheadia. Syst. Bot. 22: 465 - 477.

 

 
Bromheadia scirpoidea Ridl. (section Aporodes), cultivated at the Hortus Botanicus, Leiden, from Borneo, Sarawak Bromheadia scirpoidea Ridl. (section Aporodes), cultivated at the Hortus Botanicus, Leiden, from Borneo, Sarawak Bromheadia crassiflora J.J.Sm. (section Bromheadia), drawing by J.J. Smith

last updated: 9 February 2007 by Andr Schuiteman

Malesian Orchid Genera