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Pyrorchis

Pyrorchis nigricans plate
Pyrorchis nigricans plate from Australian Orchids

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Orchidoideae
Tribe: Diurideae
SubTribe: Megastylidinae
Alliance:
Genus: Pyrorchis
D.L. Jones & M.A. Clem. 1995
Type Species
Pyrorchis nigricans


Pyrorchis is a small genus of terrestrial orchids.

DistributionEdit

Plants are distributed in Australia

DescriptionEdit

Plants in this genus are terrestrial and usually bloom after a fire.

CultureEdit

NamingEdit

The name is derived from the Greek word pyr (flame) and orchis (shaped like a testicle)

Species Edit

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