Lycaste

From Wikipedia Lycaste, abbreviated as Lyc in horticultural trade, is a genus of orchids that contains about 30 species with egg-shaped pseudobulbs and thin, plicate (pleated) leaves. Lycaste Gallery

Maxillaria

From Wikipedia Maxillaria, abbreviated as Max in horticultural trade, is a large genus of orchids (family Orchidaceae). This is a diverse genus, with very different morphological forms. Their characteristics can vary widely. They are commonly called Spider Orchid, Flame Orchid or Tiger Orchid. Their…

Chysis

From Wikipedia Chysis is a genus of orchids (family Orchidaceae), consisting of 10 currently accepted species (as of May 2014) which originate in the region from Mexico to Peru.[2] Only two or three of these are commonly found in cultivation. The genus is abbreviated…

Coryanthes

From Wikipedia Coryanthes, commonly known as Bucket Orchids, is a genus of tropical epiphytic orchids. This genus is abbreviated as Crths in horticultural trade. They are native to South America, Central America, Mexico and Trinidad.[1] Coryanthes Gallery

Cattleya

From Wikipedia Cattleya /ˈkætliːə/[2] is a genus of 113 species of orchids from Costa Rica and the Lesser Antilles south to Argentina.[1] The genus was named in 1824 by John Lindley after William Cattley[3] who received and was the first to bloom a specimen…

Mormodes

From Wikipedia Mormodes, abbreviated as Morm. in the horticultural trade,[2] is a genus of approximately 70-80 species of terrestrial and epiphytic orchids native to Mexico, Central America and South America.[1] Mormodes Gallery

Bletia

From Wikipedia Bletia is a genus of about 30 species of orchids (family Orchidaceae), almost all of which are terrestrial; some are occasionally lithophytic or epiphytic.[3][4] It is named after Spanish botanist and pharmacist Don Luis Blet. The genus is widespread across Florida, Mexico,…

Encyclia

From Wikipedia Encyclia is a genus of orchids. The genus name comes from Greek enkykleomai (“to encircle”), referring to the lateral lobes of the lip which encircle the column. The abbreviation in the horticultural trade is E. Encyclia Gallery

Cycnoches

From Wikipedia Cycnoches, abbreviated as Cyc. in the horticultural trade,[1] is a genus of 34 currently accepted species of orchids native to South America, Central America and southern Mexico.[2] Cycnoches Gallery

Oncidium

From Wikipedia Oncidium, abbreviated as Onc. in the horticultural trade,[2] is a genus that contains about 330 species of orchids from the subtribe Oncidiinae of the orchid family (Orchidaceae). As presently conceived (May 2014), it is distributed across much of South America, Central America,…