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Epidendreae

Cattleya dowiana plate.jpg
Cattleya dowiana from Reichenbachia. Orchids illustrated and described

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
Subtribe:


Epidendreae is a Tribe in the subfamily Epidendroideae

Features[]

This tribe includes most tropical epiphytic orchids.

Taxonomy[]

Epidendreae were described by Kunth 1815, which included a large number of epiphitic generas. Bentham and Hooker in 1883 and Schlechter 1926 kept the circumscription in their systems which included a large number of genras.[1]


SubTribes[]

Adrorhizinae[]

Laeliinae[]

See Laeliinae for details

Pleurothallidinae[]

See Pleurothallidinae for details

Yoaniinae[]

References[]

  1. Schlechter R. (1926). "Das System der Orchidaceae ". Notizblatt des Botanischen Gartens und Museums zu Berlin-Dahlem 9: 563-591. http://www.jstor.org/stable/3994326?origin=crossref. 
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