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Contribution à l'étude des Orchidaceae de Madagascar, des Comores et des Mascareignes. XXXIV. Bathiorchis, nouveau genre monotypique de Madagascar

Jean BOSSER & Philipp J. CRIBB

fr Adansonia 25 (2) - Pages 229-231

Published on 26 December 2003

Contribution to the study of Orchidaceae from Madagascar, the Comoro and Mascarene islands. XXXIV. Bathiorchis, a new monotypic genus from Madagascar.

A new monotypic genus of Orchidaceae: Physureae from Madagascar is described. Originally placed with doubt by Perrier de la Bâthie in the genus Gymnochilus Blume, the species is close to Platylepis A. Rich. but possesses a column that is morphologically very different.
Keywords :
Orchidaceae, Bathiorchis, new genus, Madagascar
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