Genus: Brasiliorchis R. B. Singer et al.

Possible synonym of: Maxillaria Ruiz & Pav.

Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
Genus number: 28857
Last updated: 28-Apr-2015
Accession Count: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: proposed for conservation (nom. cons. prop.) against the heterotypic synonym (Melbourne ICN Art. 14.4) Bolbidium (Lindl.) Lindl., nom. rej. prop.

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for genus:

  • Applequist, W. L. 2012. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 64. (Taxon) 61:1115.
  • Blanco, M. A. et al. 2007. Generic realignments in Maxillariinae (Orchidaceae). (Lankesteriana) 7:515-537.
  • Pridgeon, A. M. et al., eds. Genera Orchidacearum.. (Gen Orch)
  • Singer, R. B. et al. 2007. Brasiliorchis: a new genus for the Maxillaria picta alliance (Orchidaceae: Maxillariinae. (Novon) 17:91-99.
  • Singer, R. B. et al. 2011. (2036) Proposal to conserve the name Brasiliorchis against Bolbidium (Orchidaceae). (Taxon) 60:1774-1775.
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Brasiliorchis
Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 20 April 2019.