Epistephium lucidum

Epistephium lucidum

The subtribe Vanillinae is part of the family Orchidaceae, sub-family Vanilloideae, tribe Vanilleae.

It is a monophyletic group with 5 genera and about 200 species.

This sub-tribe is spread throughout the world in tropical regions.

It is best known for producing species of vanilla in it.

Genera:

  • Clematepistephium
  • Dictyophyllaria
  • Epistephium
  • Eriaxis
  • Vanilla

Image sources

  • Epistephium lucidum: Cássio van den Berg

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