Pteroceras Hasselt ex Hassk., Flora 25 (1842) 2, Beibl. 6

Subfamily: Epidendroideae

Tribe: Vandeae

Subtribe: Aeridinae

Synonyms: Ornitharium Lindl. & Paxt. , Proteroceras Joseph & Vajravelu

A genus of 25 species; 18 species in Malesia.

Distribution: South India, Southeast Asia, Malesia (excluding New Guinea)

Pedersen, H. Ĉ. 1993. The genus Pteroceras - a taxonomic revision. Op. Bot. 117: 1 - 64.


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Pteroceras cladostachyum (Hook.f.) H.A.Pedersen, cultivated in the Philippines Pteroceras muluense Schuit. & de Vogel, cultivated at the Hortus Botanicus, Leiden, from Borneo, Sarawak Pteroceras pallidum (Blume) Holttum  

last updated: 10 August 2007 by André Schuiteman

Malesian Orchid Genera