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Huttonaea

Huttonaea pulchra print
Huttonaea pulchra plate from
Orchids of South-Africa, Icones Orchidearum Austro-Africanarum, Vol.III

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Orchidoideae
Tribe: Diseae
SubTribe: Huttonaeinae
Alliance:
Genus: Huttonaea
Harv. 1863
Type Species
Huttonaea pulchra


Huttonaea is a genus that consist of about 5 species.

DistributionEdit

The species in this genus are usually found in grasslands and forest around South Africa.

DescriptionEdit

Plants in this genus are terrestrial grower. Flowers have a deeply-lacerate fringed lip.

CultureEdit

NamingEdit

The genus is named after Mrs. Henry Hutton English Orchid Collector in South Africa 1800's.

SynonymsEdit

  1. Hallackia Harv., Thes. Cap. 2: 2 (1863).

Species Edit

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