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    Orchid Genus M (Page 1, 2,)

    Orchid Genus M

    Abbrev.

    Class

    Formula - Notes

    Macaranthes

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Mycaranthes

    Maccolmara

    Mclm.

    hybrid

    See Johnara - (Cochleanthes, Colax (= Pabstia), Promenaea, Zygopetalum)

    Maccorquodaleara

    Mcq.

    hybrid

    Aganisia, Batemannia, Cochleanthes, Otostylis, Pabstia, Promenaea, Zygopetalum, Zygosepalum

    Maccoyara

    Mcyra.

    hybrid

    Aerides, Vanda, Vandopsis

    Maccraithara

    Mcc.

    hybrid

    Baptistonia,Cochlioda,Odontoglossum

    Maccraithea

    Mrt.

    natural

    See Dendrobium

    Maccullyara

    Mly.

    hybrid

    Brassia, Cochlioda, Oncidium

    Macdonaldia

     

    G

    See Thelymitra

    Macekara

    Maka.

    hybrid

    Arachnis, Phalaenopsis, Renanthera, Vanda, Vandopsis

    Maclellanara

    Mclna.

    hybrid

    Brassia, Odontoglossum, Oncidium

    Maclemoreara

    Mclmra.

    hybrid

    Brassavola, Laelia, Schomburgkia (= Laelia or Myrmecophila) (see Brassolaelia or Brassolaeliophila)

    Macmeekinara

    Mmk.

    hybrid

    Brassavola, Caularthron, Guarianthe, Lealia, Sophronitis (= Cattleya) (see Ghillanyara)

    Macodes

    Mac.

    natural

    In tribe Cranichideae, subtribe Goodyerinae

    Macodisia

    Mcd.

    hybrid

    Ludisia, Macodes (syn. Macomaria)

    Macodyera

    Mdy.

    hybrid

    Goodyera, Macodes

    Macomaria

    Mcmr.

    hybrid

    See Macodisia - Haemaria (= Ludisia), Macodes

    Macradenia

    Mcdn.

    natural

    In tribe Maxillarieae, subtribe Oncidiinae

    Macradesa

    Mcdsa.

    hybrid

    Gomesa, Macradenia

    Macrangraecum

    M.

    hybrid

    Angraecum, Macroplectrum (= Angraecum) - See Angraecum

    Macrocentron

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Macrocentrum

    Macrocentrum

     

    natural

    Invalidly published – see Habenaria

    Macrochilon

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Macrochilus

    Macrochilum

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Macrochilus

    Macrochilus

     

    natural

    Invalidly published - see Miltonia

    Macrochylus

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Macrochylus

    Macroclinium

    Mcm.

    natural

    In tribe Maxillarieae, subtribe Oncidiinae

    Macrodaenia

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Macradenia

    Macrolepis

     

    natural

    See Bulbophyllum

    Macrolinium

     

    natural

    See Notylia

    Macrolinium

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Macroclinium

    Macroplectrum

    Ma.

    natural

    In tribe Vandeae, subtribe Angraecinae

    Macropodanthus

    Mpt.

    natural

    In tribe Vandeae, subtribe Aeridinae

    Macrostepis

     

    natural

    Invalidly published - see Beclardia

    Macrostomium

     

    natural

    See Dendrobium

    Macrostomum

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Macrostomium

    Macrostylis

     

    natural

    Invalidly published - see Corymborkis

    Macrotis

     

    natural

    See Ceratostylis

    Macrura

    Mur.

    natural

    See Habenaria

    Madisonia

    Mdn.

    natural

    In tribe Epidendreae, subtribe Pleurothallidinae

    Maechtleara

    Mta.

    hybrid

    Batemannia, Galeottia, Zygopetalum

    Maelenia

    Mae.

    natural

    See Cattleya

    Maerostylis

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Macrostylis

    Mailamaiara

    Mai.

    hybrid

    Cattleya, Diacrium (=Caularthron), Laelia, Schomburgkia (= Laelia or Myrmecophila) (see Laeliocatarthron or Hasskarlara)

    Malachadenia

     

    natural

    See Bulbophyllum - (In tribe Dendrobieae, subtribe Bulbophyllinae)

    Malachenia

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Malachadenia

    Malanis

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Malaxis

    Malaxis

    Mal.

    natural

    In tribe Malaxideae (no subtribes in Malaxideae)

    Malcolmcampbellara

    Mcba.

    hybrid

    Drymoanthus, Plectorrhiza, Sarcochilus

    Malleola

    Mll.

    natural

    In tribe Vandeae, subtribe Aeridinae

    Maniella

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Manniella

    Manille

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Vanilla

    Manniella

    Man.

    natural

    In tribe Cranichideae, subtribe Manniellinae

    Mantha

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Ulantha

    Mantinara

    Mtn.

    hybrid

    Cattleya, Epidendrum, Guarianthe, Sophronitis (= Cattleya) (see Epicatanthe)

    Mapinguari

     

    natural

    See Maxillaria

    Mapingucaste

    Map.

    hybrid

    Lycaste, Mapinguari

    Mardevallia

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Masdevallia

    Margelliantha

    Mar.

    natural

    In tribe Vandeae, subtribe Aerangidinae

    Mariarisqueta

     

    natural

    See Cheirostylis

    Marmodes

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Mormodes

    Maronara

    Mrn.

    hybrid

    Cattleya, Encyclia, Rhyncholaelia, Sophronitis (= Cattleya) (see Rhyncatclia)

    Marriottara

    Mrr.

    hybrid

    Brassavola, Cattleya, Rhyncholaelia, Sophronitis (= Cattleya) (see Rhynchobrassoleya)

    Marshara

    Msh.

    hybrid

    Cattleya, Encyclia, Prosthechea, Rhyncholaelia

    Marsupiaria

     

    natural

    See Heterotaxis

    Martiusara

    Mtr.

    hybrid

    Brassia, Cochlioda, Miltonia, Miltoniopsis, Odontoglossum, Oncidium

    Marvingerberara

    Mrv.

    hybrid

    Replaces Gerberara - Brassavola, Caularthron, Laelia

    Masdavallia

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Masdevallia

    Masdesvallia

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Masdevallia

    Masdevalia

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Masdevallia

    Masdevallia

    Masd.

    natural

    In tribe Epidendreae, subtribe Pleurothallidinae

    Masdevalliantha

     

    natural

    See Pleurothallis

    Masdewalia

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Masdevallia

    Masonara

    Msna.

    hybrid

    Aganisia, Batemannia, Colax (= Pabstia), Otostylis, Promenaea, Zygopetalum, Zygosepalum (replaced by Mauriceara)

    Mastigion

    Mg.

    natural

    See Bulbophyllum

    Mastipetalum

    Mtp.

    hybrid

    See Bulbophyllum - (Cirrhopetalum (= Bulbophyllum), Mastigion (= Bulbophyllum))

    Mastiphyllum

    Mas.

    hybrid

    See Bulbophyllum - (Bulbophyllum, Mastigion (= Bulbophyllum))

    Matsudaara

    Msda.

    hybrid

    Barkeria, Cattleya, Laelia, Sophronitis (= Cattleya) (see Laeliocattkeria)

    Maturna

     

    natural

    See Gomesa

    Maumeneara

    Mau.

    hybrid

    Brassavola, Cattleya, Encyclia, Guarianthe, Laelia, Rhyncholaelia

    Maunderara

    Mnda.

    hybrid

    Ada,Cochlioda,Miltonia,Odontoglossum,Oncidium

    Mauriceara

    Mrc.

    hybrid

    Aganisia, Batemannia, Otostylis, Pabstia, Promenaea, Zygopetalum, Zygosepalum (Replaces Masonara)

    Maxidium

    Mxd.

    hybrid

    Cymbidium, Maxillaria

    Maxilaria

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Maxillaria

    Maxillacaste

    Mxcst.

    hybrid

    Lycaste, Maxillaria

    Maxillaria

    Max.

    natural

    In tribe Maxillarieae, subtribe Maxillariinae

    Maxillariella

     

    natural

    See Maxillaria

    Maxillyca

    Mxy.

    hybrid

    Maxillaria, Mormolyca

    Maxilobium

    Mxlb.

    hybrid

    Maxillaria, Xylobium

    Mayara

    May.

    hybrid

    See Renantanda- (Papilionanthe (= Vanda), Renanthera, Vanda)

    Maymoirara

    Mymra.

    hybrid

    Cattleya, Epidendrum, Laeliopsis (= Broughtonia) (see Epicatonia)

    Meadara

    Mea.

    hybrid

    Brassavola, Cattleya, Encyclia, Laelia, Sophronitis (= Cattleya) (Bergmanara)

    Measdenus

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Mesadenus

    Measuresara

    Msu.

    hybrid

    Cattleya, Prosthechea, Rhyncholaelia, Sophronitis (= Cattleya) (see Prosrhyncholeya)

    Mecaxochitl

     

    natural

    Invalidly published - see Tlilxochitl

    Mecopodum

    Mec.

    natural

    in Orchadian 14 (8: Scientific Suppl.): xiv. June 2004.  split from {Prasophyllum}.- In tribe Diurideae, subtribe Prasphyllinae

    Mecosa

     

    natural

    See Platanthera

    Mediocalcar

    Med.

    natural

    In tribe Podochileae, subtribe Eriinae

    Mediocalcas

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Mediocalcar

    Medusorchis

    Mdu.

    natural

    Split from Habenaria - In tribe Orchideae, subtribe Orchidinae

    Meechaiara

    Mchr.

    hybrid

    Ascocentrum,Doritis,Phalaenopsis,Rhynchostylis,Vanda

    Megaclinium

    Mgm.

    natural

    See Bulbophyllum section Megaclinium

    Megalorchis

    Meg.

    natural

    In tribe Orchideae, subtribe Orchidinae

    Megalotis

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Megalotus

    Megalotus

    Mega.

    natural

    In tribe Vandeae, subtribe Aeridinae

    Megastyles

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Megastylis

    Megastylis

    Mgs.

    natural

    In tribe Diurideae, subtribe Megastylidinae

    Megema

     

    natural

    See Masdevallia

    Meiracyllium

    Mrclm.

    natural

    In tribe Epidendreae, subtribe Meiracylliinae

    Meiracyllum

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Meiracyllium

    Meirmosesara

    Mei.

    hybrid

    Ascocentrum, Paraphalaenopsis, Phalaenopsis, Vanda

    Mejoda

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Myoda

    Melachdenia

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Malachadenia

    Melaenia

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Maelenia

    Melaxis

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Malaxis

    Meliclis

     

    natural

    See Coryanthes

    Meliorchis

     

    natural

    Fossil only – Meliorchis aribea

    Melittias

     

    natural

    Invalidly published - see Orchis

    Meloara

    Mel.

    hybrid

    Cattleya, Caularthron, Laelia, Rhyncholaelia

    Menadena

     

    natural

    See Maxillaria

    Menadenia

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Menadena

    Menadenii

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Menadena

    Menadenium

    Me.

    natural

    In tribe Maxillarieae, subtribe Zygopetalinae - old name for Zygosepalum

    Mendelara

    Mdl.

    hybrid

    Ascocentrum, Holcoglossum, Neofinetia, Rhynchostylis, Vanda

    Mendoncella

    Mdcla.

    natural

    See Galeottia

    Mendonsella

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Mendoncella

    Mendosepalum

    Mdspl.

    hybrid

    See Galeosepalum - (Mendoncella (= Galeottia), Zygosepalum)

    Menephora

     

    natural

    See Paphiopedilum

    Menezesiella

     

    natural

    In tribe Maxillarieae, subtribe Oncidiinae

    Menophora

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Menephora

    Menotris

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Monotris

    Menziesara

    Mzr.

    hybrid

    Ascocentrum, Paraphalaenopsis, Rhynchostylis, Vanda

    Mesadenalla

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Mesadenella

    Mesadenella

    Mdla.

    natural

    In tribe Cranichideae, subtribe Spiranthinae

    Mesadenus

    Msds.

    natural

    In tribe Cranichideae, subtribe Spiranthinae

    Mesicera

     

    natural

    See Habenaria

    Mesoceras

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Mesicera

    Mesoclastes

     

    natural

    See Luisia or Papilionanthe

    Mesodactylis

     

    natural

    Invalidly published – see Apostasia

    Mesodactylus

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Mesodactylis

    Mesoglossum

    Mes.

    natural

    See Rhynchostele - (In tribe Maxillarieae, subtribe Oncidiinae - monotypic - Mesoglossum londesboroughianum)

    Mesoptera

     

    natural

    Invalidly published - see Liparis

    Mesosclastes

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Mesoclastes

    Mesospenidium

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Mesospinidium

    Mesospinidium

    Meo.

    natural

    In tribe Maxillarieae, subtribe Oncidiinae

    Mespospinidium

    Mppm.

    natural

    In tribe Maxillarieae, subtribe Oncidiinae

    Metachilon

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Metachilum

    Metachilum

     

    natural

    See Appendicula

    Metachilus

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Metachilum

    Metdepenningenara

    Met.

    hybrid

    Cattleya, Encyclia, Prosthechea, Rhyncholaelia, Sophronitis (= Cattleya) (see Marshara)

    Metopetalum

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Mitopetalum

    Metostigma

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Mitostigma

    Mexicoa

    Mex.

    natural

    See Oncidium - (In tribe Maxillarieae, subtribe Oncidiinae -
    monotypic - Mexicoa ghiesbreghtiana)

    Mexipedium

    Mxdm.

    natural

    In subfamily Cypripedioideae

    Meyracyllium

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Meiracyllium

    Miangis

     

    natural

    Invalidly published - see Angraecopsis

    Mianthus

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Myanthus

    Micaranthus

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Mycaranthes

    Michelvacherotara

    Mvt.

    hybrid

    Broughtonia, Cattleya, Epidendrum, Rhyncholaelia, Sophronitis (= Cattleya) (see Hofmannara)

    Micholitzara

    Mchza.

    hybrid

    Aerides, Ascocentrum, Neofinetia, Vanda

    Microcaelia

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Microcoelia

    Microcattleya

    Mct.

    hybrid

    Cattleya, Microlaelia (=Sophronitis) - See Sophrocattleya

    Microcattleya

     

    natural

    See Sophronitis

    Microchilus

    Mcr.

    natural

    Rename of Physurus (In tribe Cranichideae, subtribe Goodyerinae)

    Microcoelia

    Mic.

    natural

    In tribe Vandeae, subtribe Aerangidinae

    Microdelia

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Microcoelia

    Microepidendrum

    Mpd.

    natural

    In tribe Epidendreae, subtribe Laeliinae

    Microholmesia

     

    natural

    See Angraecopsis

    Microlaelia

    Mcl.

    natural

    See Sophronitis

    Micropera

    Micr.

    natural

    In tribe Vandeae, subtribe Aeridinae

    Microperas

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Micropera

    Microphytanthe

     

    natural

    See Dendrobium

    Micropora

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Micropera

    Microsaccus

    Mcs.

    natural

    In tribe Vandeae, subtribe Aeridinae

    Microssaccus

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Microsaccus

    Microstis

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Microtis

    Microstylidis

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Microstylis

    Microstylis

    Mst.

    natural

    In tribe Malaxideae, (no subtribes in Malaxideae)

    Microstyllis

     

    natural

    Orthographic variant of Microstylis

    Microtatorchis

    Mto.

    natural

    In tribe Vandeae, subtribe Aeridinae

    Microterangis

    Mts.

    natural

    In tribe Vandeae, subtribe Aerangidinae

    Microthallus

     

    natural

    Invalidly published - see Pleurothallis

    Microtheca

     

    natural

    Invalidly published - see Cynorkis

    Microthelys

    Mty.

    natural

    In tribe Cranichideae, subtribe Spiranthinae

    Microtidium

     

    natural

    See Microtis

    Microtis

    Mrs.

    natural

    In tribe Diurideae, subtribe Prasphyllinae

    Milassentrum

    Msr.

    hybrid

    Brassia, Miltonia, Trichocentrum

    Milcentrum

    Mlc.

    hybrid

    Miltonia, Trichocentrum

    Milcidossum

    Mis.

    hybrid

    Miltonia, Oncidium, Rossioglossum

    Milenkocidium

    Mkd.

    hybrid

    Miltonia, Oncidium, Zelenkoa

    Millerara

    Mla.

    hybrid

    Brassavola, Caularthron, Guarianthe, Laelia

    Millspaughara

    Msp.

    hybrid

    Brassavola, Cattleya, Laelia, Myrmecophila, Sophronitis (= Cattleya) (see Jellesmaara)

     

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