Megastylis

Megastylis is a genus of flowering plants from the orchid family, Orchidaceae. It contains 6 known species, all native to Vanuatu and New Caledonia.[1]

  1. Megastylis gigas (Rchb.f.) Schltr.
  2. Megastylis latilabris (Schltr.) Schltr.
  3. Megastylis latissima (Schltr.) Schltr.
  4. Megastylis montana (Schltr.) Schltr.
  5. Megastylis paradoxa (Kraenzl.) N.Hallé
  6. Megastylis rara (Schltr.) Schltr.
Megastylis
Megastylis gigas 1.jpg
Megastylis gigas, Plaine des Lacs, New Caledonia. Oct. 2000
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Orchidoideae
Tribe: Diurideae
Subtribe: Megastylidinae
Genus: Megastylis
(Schltr.) Schltr.
Type species
Megastylis gigas
Schltr., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 45: 379 (1911)

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ReferencesEdit

  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.A. & Rasmussen, F. eds. (1999). Genera Orchidacearum 1. Oxford Univ. Press.
  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.A. & Rasmussen, F. eds. (2001). Genera Orchidacearum 2. Oxford Univ. Press.
  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.A. & Rasmussen, F. eds. (2003). Genera Orchidacearum 3. Oxford Univ. Press
  • Berg Pana, H. 2005. Handbuch der Orchideen-Namen. Dictionary of Orchid Names. Dizionario dei nomi delle orchidee. Ulmer, Stuttgart