Apostasia Blume, Bijdr. (1825) 423

Subfamily: Apostasioideae

Tribe: Not used

Subtribe: Not used

Synonyms: Adactylus (Endl.) Rolfe , Mesodactylis Wall. , Niemeyera F.Muell.

A genus of 8 species; 6 species in Malesia.

Distribution: Tropical Asia, Malesia, Australia

Vogel, E.F. de. 1969. Monograph of the tribe Apostasieae. Blumea 17: 313 - 350.  

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Apostasia wallichii R.Br., in situ, Papua New Guinea Apostasia wallichii R.Br., drawing by J.J. Smith

Last updated: 9 February 2007 by André Schuiteman

Malesian Orchid Genera