Arthrochilus F.Muell., Fragm. Phytogr. Austr. 1 (1858) 42

Subfamily: Orchidoideae

Tribe: Orchideae

Subtribe: Thelymitrinae

Synonyms: Phoringopsis M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones , Thynninorchis M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones

A genus of 10 species; 2 species in Malesia.

Distribution: Australia, New Guinea

Blaxell, D.F. 1972. Arthrochilus F.Muell. and related genera (Orchidaceae) in Australasia. Contr. New South Wales Nat. Herb. 4: 275-283.

Lavarack, P.S. 1980. Genus Arthrochilus in Papua New Guinea. Orchadian 6: 150.


Arthrochilus dockrillii Lavarack, drawing by N.H.S. Howcroft, from Papua New Guinea    

last updated: 30 January 2007 by André Schuiteman

Malesian Orchid Genera