Aphyllorchis Blume, Tab. Pl. Jav. Orchid. (1825) f. 77
Leafless sympodial terrestrial plants with underground rhizome. Inflorescence a few- to many-flowered raceme. Flowers small to medium-sized, resupinate, often whitish with violet markings. Sepals free. Petals free, fairly similar to the lateral sepals. Lip without spur, not mobile, divided into a concave basal part with side-lobes, and a flat apical part, which is more or less clearly 3-lobed. Column-foot absent. Pollinia 2, mealy, caudicles present, stipe absent, viscidium absent.