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Tuberolabium
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Tuberolabium rhopalorrhachis from A Century of Indian Orchids
Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Alliance:
Genus: Tuberolabium
Yamamoto 1924
Type Species
Tuberolabium kotoense


Tuberolabium is a genus comprised of around fifteen species.

Distribution

The genus is distributed from S.E. Asia, the Philippines to New Guinea and some Pacific Islands. They are usually found in rain forest areas

Description

Plants in this genus are epiphytes.

Culture

Plant grows from intermediate to warm conditions with medium amounts of light. Plants should be potted in medium bark, tree fern or sphagnum moss. Water everytime when the mix has just about dried.

Naming

This genus is named after the swelling at the front of the lips of the species.

Species

  • Tuberolabium binchinae P.O'Byrne & J.J.Verm., 2005.
  • Tuberolabium brevirhachis (L.O.Williams) J.J.Wood, 1990.
  • Tuberolabium candidum P.O'Byrne, 2001.
  • Tuberolabium celebicum (Schltr.) J.J.Wood, 1990.
  • Tuberolabium coarctatum (King & Pantl.) J.J.Wood, 1990.
  • Tuberolabium guamense (Ames) J.J.Wood, 1990.
  • Tuberolabium kotoense Yamam., 1924.
  • Tuberolabium latriniforme P.O'Byrne & J.J.Verm.,2002.
  • Tuberolabium phillipsii Choltco, 2007.
  • Tuberolabium rhopalorrhachis (Rchb.f.) J.J.Wood, 1990.
  • Tuberolabium rumphii (J.J.Sm.) J.J.Wood,1990.
  • Tuberolabium sarcochiloides (Schltr.) Garay, 1972.
  • Tuberolabium stellatum (M.A.Clem. & al.) J.J.Wood, 1990.
  • Tuberolabium woodii Choltco, 2006.
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