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Triphora


Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Vanilloideae
Tribe: Vanilleae
SubTribe: Triphoreae
Alliance:
Genus: Triphora
Nutt. 1818
Type Species
Triphora trianthophora


Triphora is a genus of about 19 species in the orchid family (Orchidaceae).

DistributionEdit

Plants in this genus are found from the United States through South America.

DescriptionEdit

Plant has a tuber and a glabrous stem.

CultureEdit


NamingEdit

The name is derived from the word greek word meaning "three-bearing" in reference to its three flowers or crest lip.

Species Edit

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