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Dimerandra
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Dimerandra, abbreviated Dmd. in the horticultural trade,[1] is a genus of flowering plants from the orchid family, Orchidaceae. The group is found across tropical America: southern Mexico (as far north as Veracruz), Central America, the West Indies and northern South America.[2]

Species

Kew, in its World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, has accepted 8 species in this genus:[2]

  1. Dmd. buenaventurae Kraenzl. Siegerist (1986) - Colombia
  2. Dmd. carnosiflora Siegerist (1986) - Brazil, Peru
  3. Dmd. elegans (Focke) Siegerist (1986) - Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, northern Brazil, Trinidad, Suriname, Guyana, French Guinea
  4. Dmd. emarginata (G.Mey.) Hoehne (1934) 2n = 40[3] - southern Mexico, Central America, Trinidad, northern South America
  5. Dmd. latipetala Siegerist. (1986) - Colombia, Central America
  6. Dmd. rimbachii (Schltr.) Schltr. (1922) - Ecuador
  7. Dmd. stenopetala (Hook.) Schltr.. (1922) 2n = 40[3] - Jamaica, Trinidad, northern South America
  8. Dmd. tarapotana Dodson & D.E.Benn. (1989) - Peru

See also

References and external links

  1. ^ http://www.rhs.org.uk/RHSWebsite/files/87/87be8b1e-908e-4e04-9ee6-30c438354458.pdf[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ a b search for Dimerandra on http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/qsearch.do
  3. ^ a b page 251 of Leonardo P. Felix and Marcelo Guerra: "Variation in chromosome number and the basic number of subfamily Epidendroideae (Orchidaceae)" Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 163(2010)234-278. The Linnean Society of London. downloaded October 2010 from http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1095-8339.2010.01059.x/pdf
  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.A. & Rasmussen, F. eds. (1999). Genera Orchidacearum 1. Oxford Univ. Press.
  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.A. & Rasmussen, F. eds. (2001). Genera Orchidacearum 2. Oxford Univ. Press.
  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.A. & Rasmussen, F. eds. (2003). Genera Orchidacearum 3. Oxford Univ. Press
  • Berg Pana, H. 2005. Handbuch der Orchideen-Namen. Dictionary of Orchid Names. Dizionario dei nomi delle orchidee. Ulmer, Stuttgart


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Dimerandra, abbreviated Dmd. in the horticultural trade, is a genus of flowering plants from the orchid family, Orchidaceae. The group is found across tropical America: southern Mexico (as far north as Veracruz), Central America, the West Indies and northern South America.

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