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Schoenorchis page

SUBFAMILY Epidendroideae, TRIBE Vandeae, SUBTRIBE Sarcanthinae. Schoenorchis consists of 10 species in Asia from the Himalayas to New Guinea. They are small, epiphytic, narrow leafed with keikisand roots most often forming only at the base of the plant. The inflorescence can be branching or simple and are multiflowered. The flowers have sepals and petals that are scarcely spreading with a 3 lobed spurred lip and a short column with a long beaked anther. There are 4 pollina, each 2 united and attached to a long thin viscidum. It was established as a genus by Blume in 1825 and his type species was Schoenorchis juncifolia.

Schoenorchis Species List

    The species list below was composed with information from the following sources.

    The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Orchids by Alec Pridgeon. Published by the Timber Press

    The Manual Of Cultivated Orchid Species By Bechtel, Cribb and Launert, Published by The MIT Press

    Species below that are synonyms of accepted names have an ~.

    ~aurea Garay - See Saccolabium aureum

    ~buddleiflora J.J.Sm. - See Saccolabium buddleiflorum

    ~chrysantha Garay - See Saccolabium chrysanthum

  1. densiflora Schltr.
  2. - New Guinea

    ~eberhardtii [Finet] Aver'yanov - See Saccolabium eberhardtii

    ~endertii [J.J.Sm] Christ. & Wood - See Robiqueta endertii

  3. filiformis Schltr
  4. -
  5. fragrans Par. & Rchb.f.] Pradhan
  6. -
  7. gemmatum [Lindl.]Sm.
  8. -
  9. hainanensis [Rolfe] Schltr.
  10. jerdoniana [Wight] Garay
  11. -
  12. juncifolia Reinw.
  13. - Java
  14. latifolia [Fischer] Saladanha
  15. -
  16. manipurensis Pradhan
  17. - India

    ~micrantha Reinw. - See Saccolabium chionanthum

  18. mindanaensis Ames
  19. - Philippines

    ~minimiflora Ames - See Saccolabium minimiflora

    ~minutiflora J.J.Sm. - See Saccolabium minutiflora

  20. nivea Schltr
  21. pachyacris J.J.Sm.

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