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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Epidendroideae
Tribus: Neottieae
Genus: Palmorchis
Overview of species (21)

P. caxiuanensis – P. colombiana – P. deceptorius – P. duckei – P. eidae – P. guianensis – P. imuyaensis – P. lobulata – P. nitida – P. pabstii – P. paludicola – P. pandurata – P. powellii – P. prospectorum – P. puber – P. pubescentis – P. silvicola – P. sobralioides – P. sordida – P. trilobulata – P. trinotata

Palmorchis Barb.Rodr., Gen. Spec. Orchid. 1: 169 (1877)

Type species: Palmorchis pubescentis Barb.Rodr., Gen. Spec. Orchid. 1: 170 (1877)


Jenmania Rolfe, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1898: 198 (1898)
Rolfea Zahlbr., J. Bot. 36: 493 (1898)
Neobartlettia Schltr., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 16: 440 (1920)


Barbosa Rodrigues, J. (1877) Genera et Species Orchidearum Novarum 1: 169.
Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.W. & Rasmussen, F.N. (eds.) 2006. Genera Orchidacearum Volume 4 Epidendroideae (Part one); page 513 ff., Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-850712-7. Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Palmorchis in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 May 14. Reference page. 2013. Palmorchis in The Orders and Families of Monocotyledons. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 May 16. 2013. Palmorchis. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 May 14.
International Plant Names Index. 2013. Palmorchis. Published online. Accessed: 14 May 2013.
The Plant List 2013. Palmorchis in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2014 July 29.

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Southern America
Regional: Brazil
Brazil North.
Regional: Caribbean
Regional: Central America
Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama.
Regional: Northern South America
French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela,
Regional: Western South America
Colombia, Ecuador, Peru.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

Vernacular names
кырык мары: Палморхис

Palmorchis is a genus of flowering plants from the orchid family, Orchidaceae. It is native to South America, Central America and Trinidad.[1][2]

Palmorchis caxiuanensis Rocha, S.S.Almeida & Freitas - Pará
Palmorchis colombiana Garay - Colombia
Palmorchis deceptorius Veyret & Szlach. - Colombia
Palmorchis duckei Hoehne - Brazil
Palmorchis eidae Dressler - Costa Rica
Palmorchis guianensis (Schltr.) C.Schweinf. & Correll - Brazil, Venezuela, the Guianas
Palmorchis imuyaensis Dodson & G.A.Romero - Ecuador
Palmorchis lobulata (Mansf.) C.Schweinf. & Correll - French Guiana, Ecuador, Peru
Palmorchis nitida Dressler - Costa Rica, Panama
Palmorchis pabstii Veyret - French Guiana
Palmorchis paludicola Dressler - Costa Rica
Palmorchis pandurata C.Schweinf. & Correll - Ecuador
Palmorchis powellii (Ames) C.Schweinf. & Correll - Costa Rica, Panama
Palmorchis prospectorum Veyret - French Guiana, Suriname
Palmorchis puber (Cogn.) Garay - Brazil, Venezuela
Palmorchis pubescentis Barb.Rodr. - French Guiana, Suriname, Brazil, Venezuela, Trinidad
Palmorchis silvicola L.O.Williams - Costa Rica, Ecuador
Palmorchis sobralioides Barb.Rodr. - Ecuador, Brazil
Palmorchis sordida Dressler - Costa Rica
Palmorchis trilobulata L.O.Williams - Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Suriname, Ecuador
Palmorchis trinotata Dressler - Panama

See also

List of Orchidaceae genera


Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families

Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.C. & Rasmussen, F.N. (2006). Epidendroideae (Part One). Genera Orchidacearum 4: 1-672. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.

Berg Pana, H. 2005. Handbuch der Orchideen-Namen. Dictionary of Orchid Names. Dizionario dei nomi delle orchidee. Ulmer, Stuttgart

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