Pachyplectron is a genus of flowering plants from the orchid family, Orchidaceae. The genus contains three species, all endemic to New Caledonia.[1][2] The genus is related to Odontochilus.[3]

Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Orchidoideae
Tribe: Cranichideae
Subtribe: Goodyerinae
Genus: Pachyplectron

Species of PachyplectronEdit

  1. Pachyplectron aphyllum T.Hashim., Ann. Tsukuba Bot. Gard. 16: 7 (1997).
  2. Pachyplectron arifolium Schltr., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 39: 52 (1906).
  3. Pachyplectron neocaledonicum Schltr., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 39: 52 (1906).

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.C. & Rasmussen, F.N. (2003). Genera Orchidacearum 3: 1-358. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  3. ^ Alvarez-Molina, A., and K. M. Cameron. (2009) Molecular Phylogenetics of Prescottinae S.l. and Their Close Allies (Orchidaceae, Cranichideae) Inferred from Plastid and Nuclear Ribosomal DNA Sequences. American Journal of Botany 96 (5): 1020–40.
  • Berg Pana, H. 2005. Handbuch der Orchideen-Namen. Dictionary of Orchid Names. Dizionario dei nomi delle orchidee. Ulmer, Stuttgart

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