Zeuxine Lindl., Collect. Bot. Append. (1826) n. 18 ('Zeuxina')

Subfamily: Orchidoideae

Tribe: Cranichideae

Subtribe: Goodyerinae

Synonyms: Adenostylis Blume , Haplochilus Endl. , Heterozeuxine T.Hashim. , Monochilus Wall. ex Lindl. , Psychechilus Breda , Tripleura Lindl.

A genus of c. 50 species; c. 39 species in Malesia.

Distribution: Old world tropics, east to Samoa and Tonga (naturalised in Florida)

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Zeuxine strateumatica (L.) Schltr., from Java Zeuxine gracilis (Breda) Blume, from Sulawesi Zeuxine gracilis (Breda) Blume, from Sulawesi

last updated: 1 February 2007 by André Schuiteman

Malesian Orchid Genera