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Kingdom: Plantae Rank: Genus Parent: Orchidaceae Status: Invalid Reason: unverified

Morphological Description

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Vegetative Morphology

Habit: Caespitose epiphytes and terrestrials. Pseudobulbs (in epiphytes) or corms (in terrestrials) present.

Leaves: Leaves linear, clustered toward pseudobulb apex or basal.

Reproductive Morphology

Inflorescence: Inflorescences terminal pedunculate racemes or panicles, the panicles often formed by sequentially produced branches over long periods of time, the floral bracts inconspicuous.

Flowers: Flowers showy. Sepals and petals subsimilar, subequal, free, spreading. Lip unlobed or three-lobed, tubular with a spurred base, the callus of several basal keels. Column stout, slightly arching, without wings, with a conspicuous foot, the anther beaked, often with an ornamented apex; pollinia 2, sessile or attached by a common linear stipe to a very broad, transverse viscidium.