Neotinea tridentata subsp. conica

Source: Orchi

Neotinea tridentata subsp. conica

Orchidoideae is a sub-family of the family Orchidaceae.

It is the second largest sub-family, after Epidendroideae, with 208 genera and 3,630 species.

Most European orchids belong to this sub-family.

Description:

They include terrestrial orchids with flowers that have a single, fertile and erect anther and no bract. The pollinia are sectile or granular.

Origin:

Orchidoideae are found all over the world.

Orchidoideae distribution

Source: Dalton Holland Baptista

Orchidoideae distribution

Etymology:

Orchidoideae is derived from the Greek orchis (orchid).

Tribes:

The sub-family Orchidoideae contains 6 tribes:

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