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Brassoepidendrum auct., Gard. Chron., III, 40: 298 (1906).

Distribution: Artificial hybrid or cultivar.

Hybrid formula: Brassavola × Epidendrum


Grandiphyllum Docha Neto, Colet. Orquídeas Brasil. 3: 75 (2006).

Synonyms: Aurinocidium Romowicz & Szlach., Polish Bot. J. 51: 43 (2006).

genus information

An area of great need here on Orchids Online is the thousands of genus listings which could do with being updated.


Dienia Lindl., Bot. Reg. 10: t. 825 (1824).


Brasiliorchis R.B.Singer, S.Koehler & Carnevali, Novon 17: 94 (2007).

Distribution: Brazil, Belize, Argentina

Tribe: Cymbidieae

Subtribe: Maxillariinae

incorrectly labelled plants

Hi all,


Heterotaxis Lindl., Bot. Reg. 12: t. 1028 (1826).

Heterotypic Synonyms:
Dicrypta Lindl., Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl.: 44 (1830).


Microterangis Senghas, Orchidee (Hamburg) 36: 22 (1985).

Distribution: Comoros, Madagascar
Seven species are known in this genus which is a member of the tribe Vandeae.

Making your own Hy-San

Making your own Hy-San

Hy-San is a product used by a few of us to good effect around the shadehouse for various sanitising purposes.

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