Genus Crepidium section Crepidium

Genus Crepidium section Crepidium

Crepidium Blume (section Crepidium), Bijdr. Fl. Ned. Ind. 8 (1825) 387.


  • Microstylis (Nutt.) Eaton sect. Herpetorhizis Schltr., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 1 (1911) 141. Type species: Microstylis diatans Schltr.
  • Microstylis (Nutt.) Eaton sect. Pleiodon Schltr., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 1 (1911) 125. Type species:

Rhizome either very short or elongated, distinctly demarcated from the usually basally swollen stem. Leaves clustered together. Lip apical margin denticulate or with 4 or more teeth or filaments

  • Family Orchidaceae
  • Subfamily Epidendroideae
  • Tribe Malaxideae
  • Genus Crepidium
  • Section Crepidium

Genus Crepidium section Crepidium in New Guinea contains 32 species

Crepidium arachnoideum
Crepidium atratum
Crepidium brachyodontum
Crepidium dolichostachys
Crepidium euanthum
Crepidium fulvum
Crepidium grandifolium
Crepidium heliophilum
Crepidium hydrophilum
Crepidium kempfii
Crepidium keysseri
Crepidium leucodon
Crepidium longispicum
Crepidium macrophyllum
Crepidium melanophyllum
Crepidium olivaceum
Crepidium oreocharis
Crepidium pectinatum
Crepidium petiolare
Crepidium pubicallosum
Crepidium quadridens
Crepidium resupinatum
Crepidium retusum
Crepidium segaarense
Crepidium sordida
Crepidium stenostachys
Crepidium verruculosum
Crepidium vinicolor
Crepidium vinosum
Crepidium warianum
Crepidium werneri
Crepidium xanthochilum

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Genus Crepidium section Crepidium

Crepidium lamii (J.J.Sm.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones aff, flowers, various views, photo E.F. de Vogel, Leiden cult. 20031588