Peristylus Blume, Bijdr. (1825) 404

Subfamily: Orchidoideae

Tribe: Orchideae

Subtribe: Orchidinae

Synonyms: Choeradoplectron Schauer , Coeloglossum Lindl. , Digomphotis Raf. , Glossula Lindl.

A genus of c. 70 species; c. 41 species in Malesia.

Distribution: SE Asia, Japan, Malesia, Australia, east to Society Islands

Peristylus hallieri J.J.Sm., cultivated at the Hortus Botanicus, Leiden, from Borneo, Sarawak Peristylus maingayi (King & pantl.) J.J.Wood & Ormerod, from Peninsular Malaysia  

last updated: 1 February 2007 by André Schuiteman

Malesian Orchid Genera