Spathoglottis Blume, Bijdr. (1825) 400

Subfamily: Epidendroideae

Tribe: Collabieae

Subtribe: Not used

Synonyms: Paxtonia Lindl.

A genus of c. 37 species; c. 30 species in Malesia.

Distribution: Tropical Asia, Malesia, Australia, east to Samoa and Niue

Howcroft, N.H.S. 1986. The taxonomy of Spathoglottis Blume. Orchadian 8: 139 - 148.


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Spathoglottis aurea Lindl., cultivated at the Hortus Botanicus, Leiden Spathoglottis plicata Blume, cultivated in Sumatra (Pagaralam) Spathoglottis plicata Blume, in situ, Papua New Guinea 

last updated: 5 August 2007 by André Schuiteman

Malesian Orchid Genera