Hylophila Lindl. in Wall., Cat. (1831) n. 7396

Subfamily: Orchidoideae

Tribe: Cranichideae

Subtribe: Goodyerinae

Synonyms: Dicerostylis Blume

A genus of c. 7 species; c. 5 species in Malesia.

Distribution: Thailand, Taiwan, Japan, Malesia, Solomon Islands

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Hylophila lanceolata (Blume) Miq., cultivated at the Hortus Botanicus, Leiden, from Java Hylophila gracilis Schltr., drawing by J.J. Smith  

last updated: 21 March 2007 by André Schuiteman

Malesian Orchid Genera