NABOKV-L post 0010931, Sun, 16 Jan 2005 17:41:14 -0800

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From: Jansy Berndt de Souza Mello
To: don barton johnson
Sent: Sunday, January 16, 2005 5:20 AM
Subject: Ada orchid


ADA
Lindl. 1854
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Subfamily: Vandoideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
Subtribe: Oncidiinae
Alliance: Oncidium

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(Ada.) Named after Ada, the sister of Artemisia, from Caria (historical).
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There are about sixteen epiphytic species in this genus distributed in Costa Rica, Panama, Venezuela, and Peru. Species have well-developed foliaceous leaf-sheaths. They are allied to the Odontoglossum and occasionally cultivated for their spectacularly colored flowers.
SPECIES aurantiaca glumacea kleiliana




Irresistible. Look at the entry of Ada´s "Subfamily"...