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Taxonavigation: Asparagales
Classification System: APG III (down to family level)

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Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Epidendroideae
Tribus: Cymbidieae
Subtribus: Stanhopeinae
Genus: Schlimia
Species: (7)
S. alpina – S. condorana – S. garayana – S. jasminodora – S. jennyana – S. pandurata – S. stevensonii


Note. This genus is often incorrectly written as Schlimmia, however it honours the Belgian botanist Louis Joseph Schlim and the author later corrected the name.


  • Planchon, J.E. & Linden, J.J. (1852) Établissment de Botanique et d'horticulture de J. Linden . . . Prix-Courant
  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.C. & Rasmussen, F.N. (2009) Epidendroideae (Part two). Genera Orchidacearum 5: 437 ff (as Schlimmia). Oxford University Press.
  • Govaerts, R. & al. (2013) Schlimia in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Feb. 10.
  • Schlimia in The Orders and Families of Monocotyledons. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2014 Jun. 16.
  • (2013) Schlimia Published on internet. Accessed: 2013 Feb. 10.
  • International Plant Names Index 2013: Schlimia . Published on the Internet. Accessed 10. Feb. 2013.
  • The Plant List (2014) Schlimia in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2014 Jun. 16.

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