Arundina Blume, Bijdr. (1825) 401
- Genus Donacopsis Gagnep., Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. (Paris)
Sympodial terrestrial plants with very short rhizomes. Stem elongated, cane-like, not fleshy, many-leaved. Leaves sheathing at the base, arranged in two rows, glabrous, deciduous, convolute, narrow, stiff. Inflorescence terminal, a several-flowered raceme, sometimes branching, with the flowers opening in succession, one or two at a time. Floral bracts small. Flowers short-lived (c. 3 days), fairly large, resupinate, showy, white or pink with a magenta-purple lip. Sepals free. Petals much broader than the sepals. Lip without spur, not mobile. Column-foot absent. Pollinia 8, solid, caudicles present, stipe absent, viscidium absent.
Species present in New Guinea: