Basiphyllaea

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Basiphyllaea
Scientific classification
Kingdom:
(unranked):
(unranked):
Order:
Family:
Subfamily:
Tribe:
Subtribe:
Genus:
Basiphyllaea

Type species
Basiphyllaea sarcophylla
(Rchb.f.) Schltr.
Synonyms[3]

Carteria Small, Torreya 10: 187 (1910), illegitimate, not Diesing 1866.

Basiphyllaea is a genus of orchids (family Orchidaceae), known as Carter's orchid or crab orchids.[4] They are native to Florida and the West Indies. At the present time (May 2014), 7 species are recognized:[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Victoria Sosa "A Molecular and Morphological Phylogenetic Study of Subtribe Bletiinae(Epidendreae, Orchidaceae)" Systematic Botany (2007), 32(1): pp. 34–42
  2. ^ Schlechter, Friedrich Richard Rudolf. 1921. Repertorium Specierum Novarum Regni Vegetabilis 17: 77
  3. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  4. ^ Nir, M. Orchidaceae Antillanae, 33-34, 2000.

External links[edit]