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Schizostachyum chinense

Schizostachyum chinense is a species of bamboo. The species is endemic to Yunnan, found from 1.500 to 2.500 m.


Herminium biporosum

Herminium biporosum is a species of flowering plant in the family Orchidaceae, native to China. It was first described by Karl Maximovich.


Apostasia (plant)

Apostasia, commonly known as grass orchids, is a genus of eight species of primitive orchids in the family Orchidaceae. They are terrestrial, evergreen, grass-like plants, barely recognisable as orchids and are distributed in humid areas of the H ...


Arachnis (plant)

The genus Arachnis, abbreviated as Arach in horticultural trade, is a member of the Orchid family, consisting of more than 20 species native to China, India, Southeast Asia, Indonesia, the Philippines, New Guinea, and the Solomon Islands. They us ...



The following species are accepted as of May 2014: Biermannia quinquecallosa King & Pantl. - Assam. Biermannia bigibba Schltr. Garay - Sumatra. Biermannia sigaldii Seidenf. - Vietnam. Biermannia jainiana S.N.Hegde & A.N.Rao - Arunachal Pradesh. B ...


Cymbidium goeringii

Cymbidium goeringii, the noble orchid, is an orchid found in temperate locations of East Asia including Japan, China, Taiwan and South Korea. The type specimen was collected in Japan.


Cymbidium hookerianum

Cymbidium hookerianum is a species of orchid found in India, China and Vietnam. It is distributed widely in Bhutan, especially in the cool temperate forests.



Didymoplexiopsis is a genus of plants in the Orchidaceae. The genus contains only one species, Didymoplexiopsis khiriwongensis, native to Hainan, Vietnam, Laos and Thailand.



Eriodes is a monotypic genus of orchids from Asia. Its sole known species is Eriodes barbata. It is native to South-East Asia, Yunnan, Bhutan, Assam, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam.



Ischnogyne is a genus of flowering plants from the orchid family, Orchidaceae. It contains only one known species, Ischnogyne mandarinorum, native to China.



Ludisia is a genus of orchids that contains just one species, Ludisia discolor, commonly referred to as jewel orchid. They are native to Southern China, Northeast India, Thailand, Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia and Burma, and often ...


Paphiopedilum micranthum

Paphiopedilum micranthum, described in 1951, is commonly known as the Silver Slipper Orchid or Hard-leaved Pocket Orchid. It blooms during late winter to early summer with one flower per inflorescence. As opposed to its close sibling Paph. malipo ...


Pecteilis radiata

Pecteilis radiata is a species of orchid found in China, Japan, Korea and Russia. It is commonly known as the white egret flower, fringed orchid or sagisō. It is not to be confused with the white fringed orchid Platanthera praeclara, which is a N ...



Senghasiella is a genus of flowering plants in the orchid family, Orchidaceae. It contains only one known species, Senghasiella glaucifolia, endemic to southwestern China.



Ypsilorchis is a genus of plants endemic to southern China. It contains only one known species, Ypsilorchis fissipetala, found in Chongqing and Yunnan.


Codonopsis subscaposa

Codonopsis subscaposa is a herbaceous member of the family Campanulaceae, native to west Sichuan and north-west Yunnan in China. Its flowers are borne on stems up to 1 m tall and are broadly bell-shaped, either yellowish or greenish white with re ...



Shizhenia is a genus of flowering plants in the family Orchidaceae. Its only species is Shizhenia pinguicula, native to south-east China.



Cybebus is a genus of flowering plants from the orchid family, Orchidaceae. It contains only one known species, Cybebus grandis, native to Colombia and Ecuador


Elleanthus robustus

Elleanthus robustus is a species of flowering plant from the orchid family, Orchidaceae. Evelina Robusta is grown in Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela



Embreea is a genus of orchids native to Colombia and Ecuador. The genus Embreea is abbreviated as Emb in horticultural trade. There at present two recognized species: Embreea rodigasiana Claes ex Cogn. Dodson 1980 - Colombia syn Stanhopea rodigas ...


Epidendrum catillus

Epidendrum catillus is an epiphytic orchid native to Colombia, Ecuador and Peru at altitudes ranging from 0.8 km to 1.6 km.


Epidendrum cornutum

Epidendrum cornutum is the accepted name for a species of Epidendrum native to Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela at altitudes of 2.4–3 km. The stem of this epiphyte is close, tubular sheath which carries the bamboo-like leaves on upper part ...


Epidendrum cylindraceum

Epidendrum cylindraceum is a reed-stemmed Epidendrum of the Orchidaceae, native to Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru, where it has been reported at an altitude of 3.2 km.


Epidendrum cylindrostachys

Epidendrum cylindrostachys is an epiphytic orchid native to the mountainous rainforest of Colombia and Peru, at altitudes near 2.5 km. According to the World Checklist, this binomial has no synonyms or homonyms.


Epidendrum excisum

Epidendrum excisum is a species of orchid known to grow both epiphytically and terrestrially on steep rocky banks in mountainous regions of Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela. It has been reported at altitudes from 2.4 km to 2.8 km.


Epidendrum frutex

E. frutex Rchb.f. 1855 is closely related to E. frigidum Lind. 1855, growing terrestrially in "open sphagnum uplands". The tall sympodial plants grow from 3/4 to 5 m tall. As is typical of the subgenus E. subg. Epidendrum, the stems are covered f ...


Epidendrum geminiflorum

E. geminiflorum displays a sympodial habit, producing upright, slightly flexible stems ~1.5 dm tall, covered by tubular sheathes and ending in three to four oblong, obtuse to retuse, leathery leaves and a terminal spathe, through which the inflor ...


Epidendrum lacustre

Epidendrum lacustre is a sympodial orchid which is known to grow both epiphytically and lithophytically in the cloud forests and rainforests of Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Peru and Venezuela at altitudes ranging from 1.2 - 2.5 km. T ...


Epidendrum piperinum

Epidendrum piperinum is a small succulent epiphytic orchid native to the tropical Cloud forest of Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru, at altitudes close to 3 km. Reichenbach noted that the plant resembled a Peperomia.


Gongora quinquenervis

Gongora quinquenervis is a species of orchid, and the type species of the genus Gongora. This species forms a complex for several ill-defined species. It is found in Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Venezuela, Guyana and Trinidad


Paphinia posadarum

The classification of this orchid species was published Calaway H. Dodson & Rodrigo Escobar in Orquideologia, Revista de la Sociedad Colombiana de Orquideologia -Medellin, 183: 230 - 1993. Colombia. This species is found in Colombia & Ecuador.



Soterosanthus shepheardii is a species of orchid found in Ecuador and Colombia, and the only species of the monotypic genus Soterosanthus. This species segregated from Sievekingia because of its upright inflorescence. Flowers are somewhat similar ...


Phragmipedium longifolium

Phragmipedium longifolium is a species of orchid ranging from Costa Rica to Ecuador. Phragmipedium longifolium is a herb found natively in the coastal and Andean regions of Ecuador, among other surrounding countries.



Rhynchostele is a genus of flowering plants from the orchid family, Orchidaceae, native to Mexico, Central America and Venezuela. The genus name is abbreviated as Rst. in the horticultural trade.


Scaphyglottis atwoodii

Scaphyglottis atwoodii is a species of epiphytic orchid from Costa Rica. It is known from only one location at Finca de Selva, 3 km east of Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui. Scaphyglottis atwoodii-this epiphytic plant with stems up to 20 cm in length. L ...


Stanhopea gibbosa

Stanhopea gibbosa is a species of orchids from Colombia and W-Ecuador. The name was often misapplied for a species from Costa Rica and Panama which was later described as Stanhopea confusa. Stanhopea carchiensis and Stanhopea impressa are synonym ...


Tetramicra (plant)

Tetramicra is a genus of flowering plants in the orchid family, Orchidaceae, native to the West Indies. Tetramicra canaliculata has also been reported from southern Florida, but these reports have been challenged. Most species are terrestrial exc ...


Rubus durescens

Rubus durescens is a rare British species of flowering plant in the rose family. It is native to England, where the entire global distribution of this bramble is found only within the southern half of the county of Derbyshire. It occurs in hedges ...


Bethnal Green mulberry tree

The Bethnal Green mulberry tree is an ancient black mulberry tree in Bethnal Green in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. The tree is thought to be between 150 and 400 years old and the oldest in the East End of London.


Cubbington Pear Tree

The Cubbington Pear Tree is a wild pear tree located near to Cubbington in Warwickshire, England. Around 250 years old, it is the second largest wild pear tree in the country and a noted local landmark. In 2015 the tree was voted Englands Tree of ...


Nellies Tree

Nellies Tree near Aberford, West Yorkshire is a group of three beech trees that have been grafted together in the shape on a letter "N". This arrangement of the trees is a result of a local man trying to impress his girlfriend Nellie around 1920. ...


Faux de Verzy

A Fau de Verzy is either a Dwarf Beech, a dwarf oak tree, or a dwarf chestnut tree. These grow in the forest of Verzy, 25 km south of Reims in France. In this forest are less than a thousand dwarf beeches, some dozen dwarf oaks and some dwarf che ...


Dryopteris macropholis

Dryopteris macropholis is a terrestrial fern, rhizomes suberect, 20–25 cm long, 5–7 cm in diameter to 15 cm including scales, densely clothed with pale brown to reddish brown or dark brown scales, scales of rhizome and base of stipe 10–20–80 × 1– ...



Veyretella is a genus of terrestrial flowering plants in the orchid family, Orchidaceae. It contains two known species, both endemic to Gabon. Veyretella hetaerioides Summerh. Szlach. & Olszewski. Veyretella flabellata Szlach., Marg. & Mytnik.


Balderschwang Yew

The Balderschwang Yew is an ancient European yew in Bavaria. It has two hollow trunks and stands alone on a mountain pasture. It is estimated to be between 600 and 1.000 years old, and is possibly the oldest tree in Germany.


Reinberg Lime

The Reinberg Lime is a roughly 1.000-year-old lime tree by the village church in Reinberg in the German district of Vorpommern-Rugen. The age of the Linden tree, which was designated as a natural monument is estimated at about 1.000 years, making ...



Species currently accepted as of June 2014: Deiregyne diaphana Lindl. Garay - Oaxaca. Deiregyne eriophora B.L.Rob. & Greenm. Garay - central Mexico south to Guatemala. Deiregyne tamayoi Szlach. - Jalisco. Deiregyne cochleata Szlach., R.Gonzalez & ...



Galeottiella is a genus of flowering plants from the orchid family, Orchidaceae. Traditionally it had been included in subtribe Spiranthinae, but following molecular phylogenetic and morphological studies it is now placed in a subtribe on its own ...


Laelia anceps

Laelia anceps ssp. dawsonii J.Anderson Rolfe Mexico - Guerrero, Oaxaca. The diploid chromosome number of L. anceps ssp. dawsonii has been determined as 2 n = 40. Laelia anceps ssp. anceps Mexico to Guatemala. The diploid chromosome number of L. a ...



Tomzanonia is a genus of orchids, consisting of a single species, Tomzanonia filicina endemic to the Massif de la Hotte in Haiti. The genus is named for Dr. Tom Zanoni new York Botanical garden.

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