The following pronunciation guide was originally published in Orchids Magazine, the official publication of the American Orchid Society.
Each month the AOS publishes the pronunciation of orchids mentioned in that issue.

Genera names

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species names

   a    b    c    d    e    f    g    h    i    j    k    l    m    n    o    p    q    r    s    t    u    v    w    x    y    z

Genera names

A


Aa (AH-ah)
Acaruhephippium (ay-canth-eh-FIP-ee-um)
Acianthera (ay-see-AN-ther-a)
Acineta (ah-si-NEE-ta)
Ada (Ay-da)
Aerangis (ay-er-RANG-iss) or (ay-air-ANG-iss)
Aerangranthes (ay-er-an-GRAN-theez)
Aeranthes (ay-er-AN-theez)
Aerides (ay-air-EE-deez)
Aeridovanda (ay-air-EE-doh-VAN-dah)
Aganisia (ag-ah-NEE-si-ah)�
Alamania (al-ah-MAN-ee-ah)
Allochilus (al-oh-KYE-luss)
Altensteinia (awl-ten-STElN-ee-ah) STElN rhymes with WlNE
Amblyanthus (am-BLY-an-thus)
Amerorchis (am-er-OR-kiss)
Amesiella (ames-ee-EL-a)
Amitostigma (ah-mee-toh-STIG-mah) or (am-ee-toh-STIG-mah)
Amoana (am-OH-an-ah)
Anacamptis (AH-nah-CAMP-tiss)
Anathallis (an-ah-THAL-iss)
Ancistrochilus (an-sis-troh-KYE-Iuss)
Andromeda (an-DROM-eh-da)
Angorchis (an-GORE-kiss) or (ang-OR-kiss)
Angorchis (ang-OR-kiss)
Angraecopsis (an-gray-KOP-sis)
Angraecum (an-GRAY-kum) or (an-GRYE-kum)
Angraeorchis (an-gray-ORE-kiss) or (an-grye-ORE-kiss)
Anguloa (an-gyew-LOH-ah)
Anisonyx (an-IS-on-icks)
Ankenballen (an-ken-BALL-en)
Anoectochilus (ah-nek-toh-KYE-luss)
Ansellia (an-SELL-ee-uh)
Anthobaphes (an-THO-baf-eez)
Aphyllae (a-FlLL-eye)
Aporum (a-POR-um)
Aptemnophyllum (ap-tem-no-FlLL-um)
Arachnis (a-RAK-nis)
Aranda (a-RAN-da)
Araucaria (ah-roe-KARE-ee-ah)
Arethusa (air-eh-THEW-sa)
Arpophyllum (ar-po-FIL-lum)
Arundina (air-un-DEE-nah)
Ascocenda (ass-koh-SEN-dah)
Ascocentrum (ass-koh-SEN-trum)
Ascoglossum (ass-koh-GLOSS-um)
Aspasia (a-SPAY-zee-a) or (ass-PAY-zee-uh)
Aspidogyne (as-pih-DOJ-in-ee) or (ass-pid-oh-GYE-nee)
Australorchis (au-stral-OR-kiss)
Azadehdelia (az-ah-dee-VEL-ee-a)

B


Barbosella (bar-boh-SEL-lah)
Barkeria (bar-KARE-ee-ah)
Bartholina (barth-oh-LEE-nah)
Batemannia (bait-MAN-ee-uh)
Bathiorchis (bath-ee-ORE-kiss)
Beccariana (bek-kar-EE-an-nah)
Benzingia (Ben-ZING-ee-ah)
Bifrenaria (bye-fren-AlR-ee-ah) or (bye-fren-AYR-ee-ah)
Bifrenariinae (bye-fren-air-ee-EE-nee
Bleria (BLEE-tee-a or BLAY-tee-a)
Bleteleorchis (bleh-tell-ee-ORE-kiss)
Bletia (BLEE-tee-ah) or (BLAY-tee-ah)
Blettilla (blee-TILL-ah) or (blay-TILL-ah)
Boisduval (Bwa-DUE-val)
Bolbidium (bol-bid-EE-um)
Bonatea (Boh-nah-TEE-ah)
Bothriochilus (both-ree-oh-KYE-luss)
Bothrops (BOW-throps)
Botrytis (bow-TRY-tiss)
Brachionidium (brak-ee-oh-NEED-ee-um)
Brachtia (BRAK-tee-a)
Brachycladium (brak-ee-KLAYD-ee-um)
Brassanthe (BRASS-an-thee) or (brass-AN-thee)
Brassavola (bra-SAH-vol-ah)
Brassia (BRASS-ee-ah)
Brassidium (brass-SID-ee-um)
Brassocatanthe (brass-oh-kat-AN-thee)
Brassocattleya (brass-oh-KAT-lee-ah)
Brassolaeliocattleya (brass-oh-lay-lee-oh-KAT-lee-ah)
Bratonia (brah-TONE-ee-ah)
Breviflores (brev-i-FLOR-es)
Brolaelianthe (broh-lay-lee-AN-thee)
Broughtonia (brow-TON-ee-ah) or (brow-TOW-nee-ah)
Brugmansia (broog-MANZ-ee-ah)
Buddleia (BUD-lee-ah)
Bulbophyllum (bulb-oh-FlLL-um)

C


Cacatua (kah-KAY-too-ah)
Cadetia (ka-DET-ee-ah)
Caladenia (kal-a-DEN-ee-ah)
Calanthe (kal-AN-thee)
Calcarifera (kal-kar-IF-er-a)
Calectasia (kal-ekt-AY-see-ah)
Callista (ka-LISS-ta)
Calopogon (kal-oh-POH-gon) or (kal-oh-POH-gone)
Calopotilla (kal-oh-poh-TILL-ah)
Calypso (ka-LIP-so)
Calyptrochilus (kal-ip-TRO-kye-lus)
Camaridium (kam-ah-RID-ee-um)
Campylocentrum (kam-pil-loh-SEN-trum)
Castanopsis (kass-tan-OP-sis)
Catasetinae (kat-ah-SEE-tin-ee) or (kat-ah-SET-in-ee)
Catasetinae (kat-a-SET-ih-nee)
Catasetum (kat-AH-see-tum) or (kat-a-SEE-tum)
Cattlelyopsis (kat-lee-OP-sis)
Cattleya (KAT-lee-ah)
Cattleyodes (cat-le-YO-dees)
Cattleyopsis (kat-lee-OP-sis)
Cattleytonia (KAT-lee-TONE-ee-ah)
Cattlianthe (kat-lee-AN-thee) or (KAT-lee-AN-thee) or (kat-LEE-an-thee)
Catyclia (kat-IK-lee-ah)
Caucaea (kow-KAY-ah)
Caulaelia (kawl-LAY-lee-a)
Caularthron (kawl-ARE-thron)
Ceratochilus (ser-at-oh-KYE-luss)
Chamaeangis (kam-ay-ANG-is)
Chamaeanthus (kam-ay-AN-thus)
Chamaedaphne (kam-ay-DAFF-nee)
Chaubardia (Shaw-BAR-dee-ah)
Chaulidon (shaw-lee-OH-don)
Chiloschista (kye-loh-SHISS-tah)
Chirioana (kye-ROE-ah-nah)
Chondrorhyneha (kon-droh-RlNK-ah)
Chondroseaphe (kon-droh-SKAF-ah)
Christensonia (criss-ten-SO-nee-ah)
Chysis (KYE-sis)
Cionisaccus (see-on-ee-SACK-kus)
Cirrhaea (sir-RYE-uh)
Cischweinfia (ci-SCHWINE-fee-a) or (see-SHVINE-fee-a)
Clowesia (klow-EE-zee-ah) or (KLOWZ-ee-ah) ot (KLOW-see-ah) or (KLOWS-ee-ah)
Cochlioda (kok-lee-OH-dah)
Coelia (SEE-lee-ah)
Coelogyne (see-loh-GYE-nee but usually heard as see-LODJ-ih-nee in the United States) or (see-loh-GYNE-nee) or (see-LOJ-ih-nee)
Coilstylis (KOY-sty-liss)
Commelina (come-ell-EYE-na)
Comparettia (kom-pah-RET-ee-ah)
Conostalix (koh-noh-STA-licks)
Constantia (kon-STANT-ee-ah)
Corallorhiza (kor-al-oh-RYE-za)
Cordula (KOR-dew-la)
Cordylestylis (kor-dee-leh-STYE-liss)
Coryanthes (kor-EE-an-thees) or (ko-ree-AN-theez)
Cranichis (KRAN-ih-kiss)
Cremastra (kree-MASS-tra)
Cribbia (KRIB-ee-a)
Cryptarrhena (krip-tah-RAlN-ah)
Cryptocentrum (krip-toh-SEN-trum)
Cryptochilus (KRIP-toh-KYE-luss)
Cryptophoranthus (krip-toh-FOR-an-thus) or (kryp-toh-for-AN-thus)
Cuitlauzina (kweet-law-ZEE-nah)
Cupressus (koop-RESS-us)
Cuthbertsonia (cuth-bert-SEWN-e-uh)
Cyathea (sye-ATH-ee-ah)
Cyclopogon (sye-klo-POG-on)
Cycmodes (sik-MOH-deez)
Cycnoches (SIK-noh-keez) or (sik-noh-KEEZ) or (sik-NOH-keez)
Cymbidieae (sim-BID-ee-ee) or (sim-BID-ee-eye)
Cymbidiella (sim-bid-ee-EL-ah)
Cymbidium (sim-BID-ee-um)
Cynorkis (sin-OR-kiss)
Cyphia (SIF-ee-ah)
Cypripedium (sip-ree-PEE-dee-um) or (sip-ree-PEED-ee-um) or (sip-rih-PEED-ee-um) or (sip-rih-PEE-dee-um)
Cyrtochiloides (sir-toh-kye-low-EE-deez) or (sir-toh-kye-LOY-deez)
Cyrtochilum (sir-toh-KYE-lum)
Cyrtopodium (sir-toh-POH-dee-um)
Cyrtopus (sir-TOH-puss)
Cyrtorchis (sir-TORE-kiss)

D


Dactylorhiza (dak-till-oh-RlSE-a) or (dak-till-oh-RYE-zah)
Darlingtonia (dar-ling-TONE-ee-a)
Dendrobium (den-DROH-bee-um)
Dendrochilum (den-droh-KYE-lum)
Dendrocoryne (den-droh-KORE-eye-nee)
Dendrophylax (den-droh-FYE-lacks)
Densiflora (den-sih-FLOR-ah)
Devereauxara (dev-ehr-OH-are-ah)
Diaotyla (dye-oh-TYE-la)
Diaphananthe (dye-aff-an-AN-thee) or (dye-ah-fan-AN-thee)
Dichaea (dye-KEE-a)
Dichopus (Dye-KOP-us)
Dilomilis (dye-LOH-mill-iss)
Dimerandra (dye-mer-ANN-druh)
Dimorphorchis (dye-morf-ORK-iss)
Dinema (dye-NEE-mah)
Diplocaulobium (dih-plo-kaw-LOBE-ee-um)
Dipteranthus (dip-ter-ANN-thus)
Disa (DYE-sah) or (DEE-sah)
Disperis (DISS-per-iss)
Distichophyllum (di-stik-o-PHIL-lum)
Distincta (diss-TINK-tah)
Dockrillia (dock-RILL-ee-a)
Domingoa (doh-ming-GO-uh)
Doritis (doe-RYE-tis)
Dossinia (dos-SlN-ee-ah) or (doss-lN-ee-ah)
Dowianum (DOW-ee-an-um)
Dracula (DRACK-yew-lah) or (DRAK-yule-a)
Dressleria (dress-LER-ee-a)
Dryadella (dry-a-Del-lah)

E


Earina (EER-ee-na)
Echinorhyncha (eh-kye-noh-RINK-a)
Echinosepala (eh-kye-noh-SEE-pa-la)
Elasmatium (ell-as-MAT-ee-um)
Elleanthus (el-ee-AN-thus)
Eltroplectris (el-troh-PLEK-triss)
Elytropappus (el-it-TRO-pap-us)
Embreea (EM-bree-ah)
Embreei (EM-bree-eye)
Enanthleya (en-ANTH-lee-ah)
Encyclia (en-SIK-lee-ah)
Epicatanthe (ep-ih-kat-AN-thee)
Epicattleya (eh-pee-KAT-lee-a)
Epidendreae (ep-ih-DEN-dree)
Epidendroideae (eh-pee-DEN-droy-dee-ee)
Epidendrum (eh-pee-DEN-drum) or (ep-ih-DEN-drum) or (eh-pi-DEN-drum) or (ep-ee-DEN-drum) or (ep-ih-DEN-drum)
Epigeneium (ep-ee-jean-EE-um)
Epipogium (ep-ee-POH-gee-um)
Epistephium (Ep-e-stef-ium)
Eria (EAR-ee-ah)
Eriopexis (ear-ee-o-pek-sis)
Eriopsis (ee-ree-OP-sis)
Erwinia (er-WIN-ee-ah)
Erycina (err-ee-SEE-na)
Esmeralda (es-mer-AL-da)
Euanthe (you-AN-thee)
Eucosia (yew-KOH-see-ah)
Eufriesea (yew-FREEZE-ah)
Euglossine (yew-GLOSS-een)
Eulophia (yew-LOH-fee-ah)
Euphlebium (yoo-FLEE-bee-um)
Euphlebium (you-FLEE-bee-um)
Euphorbia (yew-FORB-ee-ah)
Euryblema (yew-ree-BLEM-a)
Eurystyles (yur-ee-STIE-less)

F


Flickingeria (flick-in-jeer-EE-a)
Formosae (for-MOH-eye)
Fredclarkeara (fred-clark-AR-ah)
Fugacia (few-GACE-ee-ah)
Fytchianthe (fich-ee-AHN-thee)

G


Galeandra (gal-ee-AN-drah)
Gastrochilus (gas-troh-KYE-lus)
Gastrorchis (Gast-ROAR-kiss)
Geobina (jee-oh-BEE-na)
Geodorum (gee-oh-DORE-um) or (jee-oh-DORE-um)
Georchis (jee-ORE-kiss)
Gerlachia (gerr-LAHK-ee-ah)
Gomesa (go-MAY-zah) or (go-MEE-za)
Gongora (gon-GOHR-ah) or (gon-GOR-ah) or (gon-GORE-ah)
Goodyera (good-YEAR-a) or (good-YER-ah)
Grammatophyllum (gram-mat-oh-FILL-um)
Grobya (GRO-be-ah)
Guarechea (gwar-EE-key-ah)
Guarianthe (gwar-ee-AN-thee)
Guaricattonia (gwar-ee-kat-TON-ee-ah)
Guaricyclia (gwar-ee-SIK-lee-ah)
Guaridendrum (gwar-ee-DEN-drum)
Guaritonia (gwar-ee-TONE-ee-ah)

H


Habenaria (hab-ee-NAIR-ee-a) or (hab-ee-NARE-ee-ah) or (hab-en-AYR-ee-ah) or (hab-en-AIR-ee-ah)
Hadrolaelia (HAD-roh-LAY-lee-ah)
Harrisella (HAIR-iss-el-ah) or (hair-iss-ELL-a)
Helcia (HEL-see-uh)
Helichrysum (hell-ih-KRY-sum)
Herpetophytum (her-pe-to-FI-tum)
Herschelianthe (her-shell-EE-an-thee)
Heterotaxis (het-er-oh-TAKS-iss)
Himantoglossum (hi-man-toe-GLOSS-um)
Hippeophyllum (hip-ee-oh-FILL-um)
Hoffmannseggella (hoff-mahnz-EGG-el-a) or (hoff-manz-egg-ELL-ah)
Hoffmeisterella (HOFF-my-ster-el-lah) or (hof-my-ster-EL-lah)
Holcoglossum (hole-koh-GLOSS-um)
Holothrix (HOH-loh-thricks)
Houllettia (hoo-LET-ee-a)
Huntleya (HUNT-lee-a)
Hygrochilus (hye-grow-KYE-luss)

I


Ibidium (ee-BID-ee-um)
Inobulbum (eye-noe-BUL-bum)
Ionopsis (eye-oh-NOPP-siss)
Inflexa (in-FLECKS-ah)
Infundibulum (in-fun-DIB-yew-lum) or (in-fund-IE-yew-lum)
Isabelia (ee-zah-BELL-ee-ah)
Isochilus (eye-soh-KYE-lus)

J


Jackfowlieara (jack-fow-LEE-are-a) or (jack-fow-lee-ARE-ah)
Jacquiniella (jac-in-ee-EL-ah)
Jenmania (jen-MAN-ee-ah)
Jennyella (jen-ee-ELL-a)
Jumellea (joo-MEL-ee-ah)

K


Kefersteinia (Kef-er-STINE-ee-a)
Kegeliella (keg-el-ee-EL-ah)
Kinetochilus (ki-net-o-KI-lus)
Kingidium (king-lD-ee-um)
Kingiella (king-ee-ELL-a)
Koellensteinia (kehl-en-STINE-ee-ah)

L


Laelia (LAY-lee-a)
Laelianthe (lay-lee-A-thee)
Laeliinae (lay-lee-EE-nee)
Laeliocatanthe (lay-lee-oh-kat-AN-thee) or (lay-lee-oh-KAT-an-thee)
Laeliocattleya (lay-lee-oh-KAT-lee-ah)
Laeliopsis (lay-lee-OP-sis)
Lankesterella (lang-kess-ter-ELL-uh)
Lankesteriana (lank-ess-ter-ee-AY-nah)
Lateraliflorae (la-ter-ay-lih-FLOR-ee)
Latouria (lah-TOUR-ee-ah)
Lepanthes (leh-PAN-theez)
Lepanthopsis (leh-pan-THOP-siss)
Leptospermum (lep-toh-SPER-mum)
Leptotes (lep-TOH-teez)
Lesliea (less-LEE-a)
Leucostachys (lew-koh-STACK-iss)
Lichenastrum (like-en-AUS-trum)
Limatodes (lim-at-OH-deez)
Limodorum (lim-oh-DOR-um)
Liparis (LIP-ah-riss)
Lockhartia (lok-HART-ee-ah)
Ludisia (loo-DISS-ee-a)
Ludochilus (lew-doh-KYE-luss)
Lycaste (lye-KASS-tee) or (LYE-kass-tee)

M


Macodes (ma-KO-deez)
Macradenia (mak-rah-DEN-ee-ah)
Macrocladium (ma-kro-KLAD-i-um)
Malaxis (mal-AKS-iss)
Masdevallia (mas-deh-VAHL-ee-ah) or (mas-de-VAHL-lee-a)
Maxillaria (mak-sill-AlR-ee-ah)
Maxillarieae (maks-ill-AIR-ee-eye)
Maxillariella (maks-ill-air-EE-el-lah) or (mak-sill-air-ee-ELL-ah)
Mediocalcar (Mee-dee-oh-CAL-car)
Megaclinium (meg-a-KLYN-ee-um)
Meliorchis (mel-EE-or-kiss)
Menophyllum (men-oh-FlLL-um)
Mesospinidiwn (mee-zoh-spih-NID-ee-um)
Microchilus (my-kroh-KYE-luss)
Microcoelia (my-kroh-SEE-lee-a)
Microlaelia (mi-cro-LEH-lee-a)
Microphytanthe (mi-kro-FI-tan-thee)
Microterangis (mye-kro-tehr-ANG-iss)
Miltassia (mill-TASS-ee-ah)
Miltonia (mil-TOH-nee-ah) or (mil-TONE-ee-ah)
Miltonidium (mil-toh-NID-ee-um)
Miltoniopsis (mill-toh-nee-OP-sis) or (mill-tone-ee-OP-sis)
Monanthos (mo-NAN-thos)
Mormodes (mor-MOH-deez)
Mormodia (mor-MOH-dee-ah)
Mormolyca (mor-moe-LYE-ka)
Mossiae (MOSS-ee-eye)
Mucuna (MEW-kew-na)
Muscosae (MEW-skos-eye)
Myoxanthus (rny-oxs-AN-thus)
Myrica (MY-rih-ka)
Myrmecatavola (mer-me-KAT-avol-ah)
Myrmechophila (mer-me-KOFF-ill-ah)
Myrmecocatleya (mer-me-ko-KAT-lee-ah)
Mystacidium (miss-tah-SID-ee-urn)
Mystorchis (miss-TORE-kiss)

N


Narcissus (NAR-siss-us)
Nectarinia (nek-tar-IN-ee-ah)
Nemaconia (nee-ma-KONE-ee-ah)
Neocogniauxia (nee-oh-kohn-YO-ee-a)
Neofinetia (neo-fin-AY-ah but often heard as neo-fin-ET-ee-ah) or (nee-oh-FIN-ay-ah) or (nee-oh-FIN-ett-ee-ah)
Neokoehleria (nee-oh-kehl-AIR-ee-ah)
Neooreophilus (NEE-oh-ore-ee-oh-FILL-us)
Neotinea (nee-oh-TIN-ee-ah)
Neottia (nee-OTT-ee-ah)
Neottia (nee-OTT-ee-ah)
Nothodoritis (no-tho-dor-EYE-tiss)
Notylia (no-TIL-ee-ah)
Nymphaea (nim-FAY-ah)

O


Oberonia (oh-ber-OH-nee-ah)
Octadesmia (ok-toh-DEZ-mee-a)
Octomeria (ok-toh-MER-ee-ah)
Odontioda (oh-don-tee-OH-da)
Odontochilus (oh-don-toh-KYE-luss)
Odontocidium (oh-don-toh-SID-ee-um)
Odontoglossum (oh-don-toe-GLOSS-um)
Odontonia (oh-don-TON-ee-a)
Oeceoclades (ee-see-oh-KLAY-deez)
Oeoniella (oy-oh-nee-ELL-ah)
Oeorchis (oy-ORE-kiss)
Oerstedella (er-ste-DEL-lah)
Oestlundia (est-LUND-ee-ah)
Oncidesa (on-SID-ee-sah) or (on-SID-ee-zah)
Oncidiinae (on-sid-EE-ih-nee) or (on-SID-ee-ih-nee)
Oncidium (on-SlD-ee-um)
Oncidopsis (on-sid-OP-sis)
Oncostele (on-ko-STEE-lee)
Oncostelopsis (on-koh-stell-OP-sis)
Ophrys (OFF-riss) or (OH-friss)
Orchioides (ore-kee-OH-ee-deez)
Orchis (ORE-kiss)
Ornithidium (or-nith-ID-ee-um)
Ornithochilus (or-nith-oh-KYE-lus)
Oxyglossum (ox-ee-GLOSS-um)

P


Palmorchis (palm-OR-kiss)
Palumbina (pal-um-BEE-nuh)
Panamensis (pan-ah-MEN-sis)
Panmorphia (pan-MORF-ee-ah)
Paphinia (paff-EE-nee-ah)
Paphiopedilum (paff-ee-oh-PED-ih-lum)
Papilionanthe (pap-ee-lee-OH-nan-thee)
Papperitzia (pap-per-ITZ-ee-uh
Paraphalaenopsis (pair-ah-fayl-en-NOP-sis)
Parishianae (pair-ish-ee-AY-nee)
Parviflorae (Par-vee-FLO-rae)
Parvisepalum (par-vee-SEE-pah-lum)
Pedilonum (ped-ih-LOH-num) or Pedilonum (ped-ih-LONE-um)
Peramium (per-AM-ee-um)
Peristeria (per-is-TER-ee-ah)
Perrierangraecum (PAIR-ee-ay-an-GREY-kum) or (pair-ee-ay-an-GRAY�kum)
Peruviana (per-ROO-vee-AY-nah)
Phaius (FYE-us) or (FAY-us)
Phalaenanthe (fail-eh-NAN-thee)
Phalaenopsis (fail-eh-NOP-sis) or (fail-en-OP-sis) or (fayl-eh-NOP-sis)
Phayus (FAY-us)
Pholidota (fol-ih-DOH-tah)
Phragmipaphium (frag-mih-PAFF-ee-um)
Phragmipedium (frag-meh-PEE-dee-um)
Phreatia (FREET-ee-ah)
Phyllopodium (fill-oh-POD-ee-um)
Pinus (PYE-nuss)
Platanthera (plah-TAN-ther-a)
Platycaulon (plat-ee-CAW-lon)
Platyceras (plat-ee-SAlR-abs)
Platychilus (plat-ee-KYE-lus)
Platystele (plat-ee-STEE-lee)
Plectorrhiza (pleck-TOR-rye-zah)
Pleianthe (PLE-an-thee)
Pleione (play-OH-nee) or (plye-OH-nee)
Pleurothallid (plur-oh-THAL-id)
Pleurothallidinae (plur-oh-thal-ID-ee-nee) or (plur-oh-thall-id-EE� nee)
Pleurothallis (plur-oh-THAL-iss)
Pollardia (pawl-LAR-dee-ah) or (pol-LAR-dee-a)
Polychilos (pol-ee-KYE-lohs) or (pol-ee-KYE-los)
Polycycnis (pol-ee-SIK-niss)
Polygala (pol-IG-ay-lah)
Polyrrhiza (pol-ee-RYE-za)
Polystachya (pol-ee-STAK-ee-ah)
Pomatocalpa (poh-mat-oh-KAL-pa)
Ponerorchis (poe-ner-ORE-kiss) or (pon-er-ORE-kiss)
Ponthieva (pon-tee-AY-vah)
Porroglossum (par-roe-GLOSS-um) or (por-roh-GLOS-sum)
Potinara (poh-tin-NAR-ah)
Procera (PRO-sehr-ah)
Proguarleya (pro-GWAR-lee-ah)
Promenaea (Pro-men-EYE-ah)
Prosthechea (pros-THECK-ee-ah)
Protea (PRO-tee-ah)
Pseudomonas (soo-doh-MOAN-as)
Psidium (SlD-ee-um)
Psychechilos (sye-keh-KYE-los)
Psychopsis (sigh-KOP-sis) or Psychopsis (sye-KOP-sis)
Psygmorchis (sig-MORE-kiss)
Pteroglossaspis (tare-oh-glos-SAS-pis)
Pterostylis (tare-oh-STYE-liss)
Pterygodium (tare-ih-GO-dee-um)

Q


R


Rangaeris (rang-AIR-is)
Rechingerara (rek-ing-er-ARE-ah)
Reichantha (ryek-AN-tha)
Renanthera (ren-ANN-ther-ah)
Restrepia (re-STREP-ee-ah)
Restrepiella (reh-strep-ee-ELL-uh)
Rhaphidorhynchus (raff-ih-doh-RlNK-us)
Rhizobium (RYE-zoh-bee-um)
Rhopalanthe (ro-pal-AN-thee)
Rhyncattlaelia (rin-kat-LAY-lee-ah) or (rinn-kat-LAY-lee-a)
Rhyncattleanthe (rin-KAT-lee-AN-thee) or (rin-kat-lee-AN-thee)
Rhyncholaelia (rink-oh-LAY-lee-ah)
Rhyncholaeliocattleya (rink-oh-lay-lee-oh-KAT-lee-ah)
Rhynchonia (rink-OH-nee-ah)
Rhynchostele (rink-oh-STEE-lee) or (rink-oh-STYE-liss)
Rhynchostylis (rin-KOH-sty-liss) or (rink-oh-STY-liss)
Robiquetia (row-bee-KET-ee-ah)
Rodriquezia (rod-rih-GEEZ-ee-ah)
Rolfea (ROLF-a but often heard ROLF�ee-a)
Rossioglossum (ross-ee-oh-GLOSS-um)

S


Saccolabium (sak-koh-LAY-bee-um)
Sacoglottis (sak-oh-GLOT-tiss)
Sacoila (sah-KOY-lah)
Salacistis (sal-a-SlSS-tis)
Sanguinea (sang-GWIN-ee-ah)
Sarcanthus (sar-KAN-thuss)
Sarcochilus (sar-koh-KYE-luss)
Satyrium (sah-TEER-ee-um)
Scaphosepalum (ska-fo-SE-pah-lum
Scaphyglottis (skaf-ee-GLOT-tiss)
Scelochilus (skell-oh-KYE-Iuss)
Schima (SHE-ma)
Schizmodium (shiz-MOH-dee-um)
Schoenorchis (show-en-ORE-kiss)
Schomburgkia (shom-BERG-kee-ah)
Sclerotium (skler-OH-tee-um)
Scuticacia (skoo-tih-KAR-ee-a) or (skoot-ih-CARE-ee-uh)
Sedirea (se-DEER-ee-ah)
Seidenfadenia (si-den-fah-DEEN-ee-ah)
Selbyana (sell-bee-AY-na)
Selenipedium (se-lee-nee-PEE-dee-um) or (sell-ehn-ih-PEE-dee-um)
Semiaptera (sem-ee-AP-ter-tah)
Serapias (sir-RAP-ee-ahs)
Seretii (sir-RAY-ee-eye)
Sestochilos (sess-toe-KYE-los)
Siderea (sih-DEAR-ee-a)
Sievekingia (see-veh-KING-ee-a) or (siv-ih-KlNG-ee-ah)
Sobennikoffia (so-ben-ee-KOFF-ee-ah)
Sobralia (so-BRAH-lee-a) or (so-BRAY-lee-a) or (so-BRAL-ee-ah)
Solenangis (soh-len-ANG-iss)
Sophrolaeliocattleya (sof-roh-lay-lee-oh-KAT-lee-ah)
Sophronitella (sow-fro-ni-TE-la)
Sophronitis (sof-roh-NYE-tiss)
Spathoglottis (spath-oh-GLOT-tiss)
Spatulata (spat-YEW-lah-tah) or (spat-yew-LAY-tah)
Specklinia (speck-LlN-ee-ah)
Specklinia (spek-LlN-ee-ah)
Spiranthes (spy-RAN-theez)
Stachyobium (stak-ee-OH-bee-um)
Stanhopea (stan-HOPE-ah) or (stan-HOPE-ee-ah)
Stanhopeastrum (stan-hope-AST-rum) or (stan-hope-ee-AST-rum)
Stanhopeinae (stan-HOPE-ee-nee) or (stan-hope-EE-nee)
Steelei (STEEL-eye)
Stelis (STEE-liss)
Stellilabium (stel-lee-LAY-bee-um) or (stell-ih-LAY-bee-um)
Stenia (STEEN-ee-ah)
Stenocoryne (sten-oh-KOR-eye-nee)
Stenoglottis (sten-oh-GLOT-iss)
Stenorrhynchos (sten-oh-RING-kohs)
Stereosandra (stair-ee-oh-SAND-rah)
Strongyle (strong-EE-lee)
Suavis (SWAH-viss)
Sudamerlycaste (soo-da-mer-lye-KASS-tee)
Systeloglossum (sis-tell-oh-GLOSS�um)

T


Tadeastrum (TAH-day-ahsh-tmm)
Taeniophyllum (tee-nee-oh-FILL-um)
Taeniorrhiza (tee-nee-oh-RYE-za)
Tarsonemidae (tar-son-EE-mid-ee)
Telipogon (tel-ih-POH-gon)
Tenuipalpidae (ten-yew-ee-PAL-pid-ee)
Terminalia (ter-min-AL-ee-ah)
Tetragonula (tet-trah-GON-yew-lah)
Tetranychidae (teh-trah-NICK-id-ee)
Tetranychus (tet-RAN-ih-kuss)
Tetrodon (TET-ro-don)
Teuscheria (toy-SHIR-ee-a)
Thecopus (THEE-koh-puss)
Thecostele (thee-KOH-stee-lee)
Thelymitra (thel-ee-MYE-tra)
Thorvaldsenia (thor-vald-SEN-ee-ah)
Thunia (TOON-ee-a) or (TOO-nee-ah) or (THOO-nee-ah)
Thunilla (too-NILL-ah) or (thoo-NILL-ah)
Thwaitesara (th-WAITS-ar-ah)
Ticoglossum (tee-koh-GLOSS-um)
Tillandsia (til-LANDZ-ee-ah)
Tolumnia (toh-LUM-nee-ah)
Trachyrhizum (trak-ee-RYE-zum)
Trevoria (treh-VORE-ee-ah)
Trichocentrum (trick-oh-SEN-trum) or (trih-ko-SEN-trum) or (trik-oh-SEN-trum)
Trichoceros (trik-oh-SER-os)
Trichoglottis (trick-oh-GLOT-tis)
Trichosalpinx (trik-oh-SALL-pinks) or (trik-oh-SAHL-pinks)
Trigonidium (try-goh-NID-ee-um)
Triphora (TRYE-for-ah)
Trisetella (trye-seh-TEL-lah)
Trudelia (true-DELL-ee-ah)
Tuberolabium (too-ber-oh-LAY-bee-um)
Tussaca (tus-SAY-ka)

U

V


Vanda (VAN-dah)
Vandachostylis (van-dah-ko-STYE-liss) or (VAN-dah-ko-STY-liss)
Vandaenopsis (van-deh-NOP-sis) Vandeae (VAN-dee-ee)
Vandopsis (van-DOP-sis)
Vanilla (VAN-ill-ah) or (van-NIL-lah)
Vieillardorchis (vee-yay-yar-ORE-kiss)
Volkertara (fol-kert-ARE-ah)
Vuylstekeara (vool-ste-ke-AY-ra) or (vool-ste-ke-AH-ra) or (vul-shteck-a-ARE-a)

W


Warczewiczella (var-shuh-VITZ-el-la)
Warmingia (war-MING-ee-ah)
Warrea (WAR-a but often heard as WAR�ee-a)
Wilsonara (will-son-ARE-a)

X


Xanthophyllum (zan-tho-FILL-um)
Xylobium (zye-LOH-bee-um)

Y


Z

Zelenkoa (se-len-KO-ah)
Zeuxine (zook-SEEN-ee)
Zootrophion (zo-oh-TROH-fee-on)
Zygopetalinae (zye-go-PET-ah-lee-nee) or (zye-goh-pet-a-LEE-nee)
Zygopetalum (zye-go-PET-ah-lum)
Zygostates (zye-go-STAY-teez)

species names

a


abbreviata (ah-bree-vee-AY-tah)
aberrans (ab-AIR-enz)
abjecta (ab-JEK-tah)
abortivum (ab-or-TYE-vum) or (ah-bore-TEE-vum)
acaule (a-KAW-lee)
acaulis (a-KAW-liss)
aclandiae (ak-KLAN-dee-eye) or (ak-LAND-ee-eye)
acostae (ah-KOST-ay)
acuminata (ak-yew-min-AY-tah)
acutibraeteatum (ak-YEW-tih-brak-TEE-ay-tum)
adductum (ad-DUK-tum)
adendrobium (ay-den-DROH-bee-um)
adolphi (AY-dolf-ee)
advena (ad-VEEN-a)
aemulum (EYE-mew-lum)
aestivalis (eh-stee-VAY-lis)
aestivum (eh-STEEV-um)
affine (af-FYE-nee)
agastor (a-GAS-tor)
aggregatum (ag-greg-GAY-tum)
alaorii (ala-ORE-ee-eye)
alba (AL-ba)
albolineatus (al-boh-lin-ee-AY-tus)
albopurpurea (al-bow-per-PER-ee-ah)
alboviride (al-boh-VEER-ih-dee)
album (AL-bum) or (al-BUM)
alcicornis (al-see-KOR-niss)
alexandrae (al-eks-AND-rye) or (al-lex-AN-dree)
aliceae (al-LISS-ay)
alnus (ALL-nuss)
aloifolium (al-oh-i-FOL-ee-um)
alpina (al-PYE-nah)
alta (AL-tah)
amabile (ah-MAH-bill-ee) or (ah-MAH-bill-lee)
amabilis (ah-MAH-bill-liss)
amboinense (am-bo-in-EN-see) or (am-boy-EN-see)
amboinensis (am-boy-NEN-sis)
ambrense (am-BREN-say)
amecaensis (ah-mek-ah-EN-sis)
amesiana (ames-ee-AY-nah)
amethystoglossa (am-eh-this-tow-GLOS-ah)
amoena (am-EEN-ah)
amphistomum (am-fih-STOH-mum) or (am-FISS-toh-mum)
ampliatum (am-PLEE-ay-tum)
ampliflora (am-plee-FLOR-ah)
ampullacea (am-pew-LAY-see-ah)
anacamptoides (an-ah-kamp-TOY-deez)
anceps (AN-seps)
andersonii (an-der-SON-ee-eye)
andicola (an-DlH-kol-la)
andreettae (an-DREET-eye)
andreettana (an-dree-eh-TAY-nah)
anfracta (an-FRACK-tah)
angelae (an-GEL-ee)
angolensis (ang-GOH-Ien-sis)
angustifolium (an-gus-the-FOLL-ee-um)
anitum (an-EE-tum)
ankeranense (an-ker-an-EN-say)
annamense (ann-ah-MEN-see)
annulata (an-yew-LAY-tah)
anosmum (an-OZ-mum)
antennifer (an-TEN-ih-fer)
antennifera (an-ten-IF-fer-ah)
anthrophora (an-throw-FOR-ah)
anthropophora (an-throw-PO-for-ah)
antilocapra (an-till-oh-KAP-ra)
antioquiensis (an-tee-yoh-kee-EN-sis)
antisuyuensis (an-tee-sue-you-EN-sis)
antonii (an-TONE-ee-eye)
aondae (ay-ON-dye)
aphlebia (ah-FLEE-bee-ah)
aphrodite (aff-roh-DYE-tee)
aphylla (a-FILL-a)
aphyllum (a-FILL-um)
apifera (a-PIFF-er-ah)
appendiculata (app-en-DIK-yew-Lah-tah) or (app-pen-dik-yew-LAY-ta)
appendiculatum (a-pen-dik-yew-LAY-tum)
appletonianum (ap-pel-tone-EE-ah-num) or (APPLE-tone-EE-ah-num)
aptera (AP-ter-ah) or (ap-TER-ah)
aquilonis (ah-KWIL-lone-iss)
aquinii (ah-KWIN-ee-eye)
arachnoideum (a-rack-no-EED-ee-um)
arachnopus (ah-RACK-no-pus)
araguaiensis (air-ah-gwa-ee-EN-sis)
arboretum (ahr-bore-EE-tum)
arcuata (are-KEW-ah-tah) or (ar-kew-AY-tah)
arcuigera (are-KWIH-ger-a)
argentata (ar-jen-TAY-ta)
argus (ARE-guss)
argyrocentra (are-jeer-oh-SEN-trah) or (ar-jye-roh-SEN-trah)
arisanensis (a-riss-an-EN-sis)
aristulifera (ah-riss-tew-LIH-fer-ah)
armeniacum (ar-men-ee-AY-kum)
aromatica (air-oh-MAT-ik-um)
articulata (are-TIK-yew-lah-tah) or (are-tik-yew-LAH-tah) or (ar-tik-yew-LAY-ta)
aschersonii (ash-er-SON-ee-eye)
aspersa (as-PER-sa)
astuta (a-STEW-ta)
atennatum (a-ten-NAY-tum)
atrata (a-TRAY-ta)
atratum (a-TRAY-tum)
atropurpurea (a-troh-per-PER-ee-ah)
atrosacca (at-troh-SACK-ah)
atroviolaceum (at-roh-vye-oh-LAY-see-um)
aurantia (aw-RAN-tee-ah)
aurantiaca (aw-ran-tee-AH-kah) or (aw-ran-tee-AY-kah)
aurantiaca (aw-ran-tee-AY-ka)
aurantiacus (aw-ran-tee-AY-kus)
aurantiaeopupureum (aw-ran-tee-AY-ko-la-per-PER-ee-um)
aurata (aw-RAY-tah)
aurea (AW-ree-ah)
aureo-punctata (AW-ree-oh-punk-TAY-tah)
aureum (AW-ree-um)
auricolor (awr-EE-koll-or)
aurita (aw-REE-ta)
australis (aw-STRAY-liss)
austroperuvianus (aw-STROW-per-ROO-vee-AY-nus)
autumnalis (aw-tum-NAH-liss) or (aw-tum-NAY-liss)
autumnalis (aw-tum-NAY-liss)
avicula (ah-VlK-yew-lah)

b


backhousii (back-HOUSE-ee-eye)
badia (BAY-dee-ah)
balsamae (BALL-sam-ee)
barbata (bar-BAY-tah)
barbigerum (bar-BIJ-ger-um)
barbulata (bar-bew-LAY-tah)
barkeri (BAR-ker-eye)
barkeriola (bar-kare-EE-oh-lah)
barnesii (BARNS-ee-eye)
barrettiae (bare-RET-ee-eye)
bastianii (bass-tee-AN-ee-eye)
batemanii (bait-MANN-ee-eye)
bauerii (baow-ER-ee-eye)
begonii (beh-GO-nee-eye)
bella (BELL-ah)
bellatulum (bell-AT-yew-lum)
bellina (bell-EE-na)
benedietii (ben-eh-dikt-EE-eye)
bennettiana (ben-net-ee-AY-na)
bennettii (ben-net-EE-eye)
benthamiana (ben-tham-EE-an-ah)
bentleyi (BENT-lee-eye)
bertolinii (ber-toh-LIN-ee-eye)
besseae (BESS-ee-eye)
biancae (BEE-an-kee)
bicalhoi (bye-KAL-hoe-ee)
bicallosum (bye-kal-LOH-sum)
bicamerata (bye-kam-er-RAY-tah)
bicarinata (bye-kair-in-AY-ta)
bicaudatum (bye-kow-DAY-tum)
bicolor (BYE-koll-or)
bicorne (bye-KORN-ee)
bictoniense (bik-toh-nee-EN-see) or (bik-tone-ee-EN-sis)
bictoniese (bik-ton-nee-EN-see)
bifida (BYE-fid-ah)
bigibbum (BEE-gib-bum) or (BYE-gib-bum)
biloba (bye-LOH-ba)
bismarkii (biz-MARK-ee-eye)
blackdownense (black-DOWN-en-see)
blumei (BLOOM-eye)
boisserianus (boy-seer-ee-AY-nus)
boissierianum (boy-see-AIR-ee-ah-num)
bolivarensis (bol-ee-var-EN-sis)
boltonii (bohl-TONE-ee-eye)
bombyliflora (bomb-ill-ih-FLOR-ah)
boothiana (BOOTH-ee-an-ah)
borbonicum (bor-BON-ih-kum)
boreale (bor-ee-AL-ee)
borneensis (bore-nee-EN-sis)
bouarensis (boo-are-en-sis)
bowmanii (bow-MAN-ee-eye)
bowringiana (bow-ring-EE-an-a) or (bow-ring-ee-AN-ah) or (bow-ring-ee-AY-nah)
boxallii (BOKS-all-ee-eye) or (box-ALL-ee-eye)
brachiata (brack-ee-AY-tah)
brachycarpa (brak-ee-KAR-pah)
brachyceras (brack-ee-SER-as)
brachypetalum (brack-ee-PET-ah-lum)
brachystachys (brack-ee-STACK-iss)
brachystylis (brak-ee-STY-liss)
bracteatus (brack-tee-AY-tuss)
bracteolata (brack-tee-OH-lay-tah)
bracteosum (brack-tee-OH-sum)
bractescens (brak-TESS-enz)
brancifortii (bran-sih-FORT-ee-eye)
brasiliensis (brah-zill-ee-EN-sis)
brassavolae (brah-SAH-vol-lye)
braybonae (bray-BON-ay)
breve (BREV-ay)
brevicaudata (brev-ee-KOW-day-tah)
brevifolia (brev-ee-FOL-ee-ah)
brevilabium (breh-vee-LAY-bee-um)
brevipedunculata (BREV-ee-pe-dunk-yew-LAH-tah)
brevispatha (brev-ee-SPATH-a)
brocklehurstiana (brawk-ehl-hurst-ee�AY-na)
brongniartianum (brawn-nee-ar-tee-AY-num)
brownii (BROW-nee-eye)
bruchmuelleri (bruk-MEW-ler-eye)
bruennowiana (bryew-noff-ee-AY-na)
brylophotum (bry-loh-FOH-tum)
brymeriana (bry-mer-ee-AY-nah)
brymerianum (bry-mer-ee-AY-num)
brysiana (BRYCE-ee-ah-nah)
buccinator (buk-in-AY-tore)
bucephalus (byew-SEFF-ah-luss)
buchananii (bew-KAN-an-ee-eye)
buddleiflora (bud-del-ee-FLOR-ah) or (bud-lee-EE-flor-ah)
bueraremens is (byew-rare-em-EN-sis)
bulbocodioides (bulb-oh-kode-ee-OY� deez)
bulbosa (bohl-BOH-sa) or (bulb-OH-sa)
bullenianum (bull-en-ee-AY-num)
burmanicum (burr-MAN-eh-kum)
burmanniana (bur-man-EE-an-ah)
buyssoniana (bwee-son-ee-AY-na)

c


calamaria (kal-a-MAR-ee-a)
cacharensis (kak-are-EN-sis)
caerulea (see-ROOL-ee-a)
calcarata (kal-kar-AY-tah)
calceolaris (kal-see-OH-lahr-iss)
calceolata (kal-see-oh-LAY-tah)
calceolus (kal-see-OH-luss) or (KAL-see-oh-luss)
californicum (kal-ih-FOR-nih-kum)
calimae (KAL-ee-mee)
calliantha (kal-lee-AN-tha)
calligerum (kal-LlJ-er-um)
callista (kal-LlS-ta)
callitrophyllum (kal-lit-roh-FILL-um)
callosum (kal-LOW-sum) or (kal-OH-sum)
calocaerina (kal-oh-KAIR-in-ah)
calocodon (kal-oh-KOH-don)
calophylla (kal-oh-FILL-ah)
calura (KAH-lure-a)
calycina (kal-ee-SEE-nah)
calyculata (kuh-lick-yew-LAY-ta)
campanulata (cam-pan-yew-LAY-tah)
campanulatum (kam-pan-yew-LAY-turn)
campyglossa (kam-pih-GLOSS-a)
canaliculatum (kan-al-ik-yew-LAY-tum)
candida (KAN-did-ah)
candidula (kan-DEED-yew-la)
canhii (KAN-ee-eye)
capense (kape-EN-sis)
capituliflorum (ka-pit-yew-lih-FLOOR-um)
capricornicum (kap-rih-KORN-ih-kum)
carchiensis (kar-chee-EN-sis)
cardiochila (kard-ee-oh-KYE-lah)
cardiophora (kar-DEE-oh-for-ah)
caribea (KAR-eeb-a)
caricinum (kare-ih-KYE-num)
carinatus (ka-rih-NAY-tus)
carmoniana (kar-mon-ee-AY-nah)
carnarvonense (kar-nar-VONE-en-say)
carnea (KAR-nee-ah)
carneum (kar-NEE-um) or (KAR-nee-um)
carnosiflorus (kar-noh-sih-FLOR-us)
catappa (ka-TAP-pa)
caudae (KAW-dye)
caudatipetala (kaw-dat-ih-PET-ah-luh)
caudatum (kaw-DAY-tum) or (KOW-dah-tum)
caudivolvula (kaw-dee-VOL-yew-lah)
causalis (KAWZ-al-iss)
cavaleriei (kav-ah-LEER-ee-eye) or (kav-a-LEER-ee-ay)
cavendishii (kav-en-DlSH-ee-eye)
cebolleta (seh-boh-LEE-tah)
celebensis (sell-eh-BEN-sis)
cemua (ser-NEW-ah) or (SER-new-ah)
cernua (ser-NEW-a)
cervantesii (ser-van-TESS-ee-eye)
chaetophora (kay-TOFF-or-ah)
chailluana (shell-oo-AY-nah)
charlesworthii (char-lz-WORTH-ee-eye)
chasmogama (kaz-MO-garn-ah)
chelonion (kel-OWN-ee-on)
chibae (chee-bye)
chimaera (kime-AIR-ah)
chimanimaniense (chim-an-ih-man-ee�EN-say)
chiribogae (cheer-EE-boh-gee)
chlorochilon (klo-roh-KYE-lon)
chlorops (KLOR-ops)
chlorosantha (klor-oh-SAN-tha)
chocoensis (cho-koh-EN-sis)
christensonianum (KRIS-chun-SON-ee-ah-num)
christiana (kris-tee-AY-na)
christinae (KRYSS-TEEN-eye)
chrysantha (cries-AN-tha)
chrysanthum (cry-SAN-thum)
chrysopterum (kry-SOP-terr-um)
chrysostoma (kry-soh-STOH-ma)
chrysotoxum (cry-soh-TOKS-um) or (kry-so-TOK-sum)
chrysotropis (kry-so-TROP-is)
chysantha (cry-SAN-tha or cries-AN�tha)
ciliilabia (sil-ee-ee-LAY-bee-ah)
cinnabarina (sinn-ah-BAR-in-ah)
cinnabarinum (sinn-ah-BAR-ee-num)
cirrhata (see-RAY-tah)
citrina (si-TRYE-nah)
citrosmum (sih-TROZ-mum)
claptonense (klap-tone-EN-se)
clareae (KLAIR-eye)
clayi (KLAY-eye)
coccinea (kok-SIN-ee-a)
coccineum (kok-SIN-ee-um)
cochlearis (koke-lee-AIR-is)
cochleata (kok-lee-AY-tah)
cocoense (ko-ko-EN-see)
coelestis (see-LESS-tiss)
coerulea (see-ROOL-ee-a) or (see-ROO-lee-ah)
coerulescens (see-roo-LESS-enz)
collum-cygni (KOL-um-SIG-nee)
colombiana (ko-lom-BEE-ah-nah)
colombiana (ko-lom-bee-AY-na)
colombianum (kol-um-bee-AN-um)
colorata (kol-or-AY-tah)
colossus (ko-LAH-sus)
columbianum (kol-um-BEE-ah-num)
comayaguensis (koh-may-ah-GWEN-sis)
communis (kom-MEW-niss)
compactum (kom-PAK-tum)
compressicaule (kom-press-ih-KAWL�ay)
concavipetala (kon-kav-ee-PET-ah-lah)
concolor (KON-kol-lor)
concreta (kon-KREE-ta)
condylobulbon (kon-dil-oh-BULB-on)
confusa (kon-FEW-sa) or (kon-FUSE-ah)
connata (kon-NAY-tah)
consobrina (kon-SO-bree-nah)
contracta (kon-TRACK-tah)
convoluta (kon-voh-LEW-tah)
convolutum (kon-voh-LEW-tum)
cooperi (KOO-per-eye) or (KOOP-er-eye)
corallina (kor-al-LEE-na)
cordata (kor-DAY-ta)
coriacea (kore-ee-AY-cee-ah)
coriifolium (kor-ee-ee-FOL-ee-um)
corneyana (kor-NEE-an-nah)
corningiana (kor-ning-ee-AY-na)
cornuatum (korn-YEW-ah-tum)
cornu-cervi (KOR-noo-SIR-vee)
cornuta (kor-NEW-tah)
corynophora (kor-ee-NOF-or-ah)
costariciensis (kos-tah-ree-kee-EN-sis)
costata (kos-TAY-tah)
coursiana (kour-SEE-ah-nah)
coxii (COCKS-ee-eye)
crassifolia (krass-ih-FOH-lee-ah)
crassilabia (krass-ih-LAY-bee-ah)
crenatifolium (kren-at-ih-FOL-ee-um)
crepidatum (krep-ih-DAY-tum)
cretacea (kret-AY-see-ah)
cribbii (KRIB-ee-eye)
crinita (kry-NYE-tah)
crinitum (kry-NYE-tum)
crispa (KRIS-pah)
crispata (kri-PAY-tah)
cristata (kris-TAY~tah) or (krist-AY-ta)
crocea (KRO-see-ah)
crocodiliceps (krock-oh-DILL-ih-seps)
cruenta (krew-EN-tah)
cruentum (kroo-EN-tum)
crumenatum (kroo-men-AY-tum)
cryptodon (KRlP-toh-don) or (kryp-TOE-don)
ctenostachys (ten-oh-STAK-iss)
cubensis (kew-BEN-sis)
cucullatum (kew-kew-LAY-tum)
cultratum (kul-TRAY-tum)
cultriformis (kull-trih-FOR-miss)
cunninghamii (kun-ning-HAM-ee-eye)
curnowianum (kur-nov-ee-AY-num)
curta (KUHR-tah)
curvicalcar (kur-vee-KAL-kar)
curvicaule (ker-vih-KAWL-ee)
curvifolia (kur-vee-FOLL-ee-ah)
cuscoensis (kuz-ko-EN-sis)
cuspidata (kus-pih-DAY-tah)
cyanochila (sye-an-oh-KYE-la)
cyclotella (sye-KLOH-tell-ah)
cymbiformis (sim-bih-FORM-iss)

d


damasonii (dam-a-SON-ee-eye)
damasonium (dam-a-SON-ee-um)
daoense (DOW-en-say) or (DOW-en-see)
datura (DA-tur-ah)
dawsoniana (daw-son-ee-AY-nah)
dayana (DAY-ah-nah) or (day-AY-nah)
dayi (DAY-eye)
dearie (DEER-eye)
decaryana (dee-KARE-ee-ah-nah)
deckeri (DEK-er-eye)
decora (dek-OR-ah)
decumana (day-KEW-man-ah) or (DAY-kew-man-ah)
deflexicalcarata (dee-flex-ee-kal-kar-AY�ta ) deformis (dee-FOR-miss)
delenatii (dell-en-AT-ee-eye)
delicatum (del-i-KAY-tum)
deliciosa (dell-ih-see-OH-sa)
deltoidea (del-TOY-dee-ah)
denevei (den-EV-ee-eye)
denisoniana (den-ih-son-ee-AY-nah)
densiflora (den-sih-FLOOR-ah) or (den-sih-FLOR-a)
densiflorum (den-sih-FLOR-um)
densissimum (den-SIS-ih-mum)
denticulatum (den-tik-yew-LAY-tum)
deppei (DEPP-ee)
descendens (dee-SEN-denz)
devoniana (dev-on-ee-AY-nah)
devonianum (dee-voh-NEE-an-um)
devoniensis (dev-on-ee-EN-sis)
dianthum (dye-AN-thum)
dicerochila (dye-ser-oh-KYE-la)
dicuphum (dye-KOO-fum)
didieri (did-ee-AlR-ee)
difformis (di-FORM-iss) or (dif-FOR-miss)
digbyana (dig-bee-AN-ah) or (dig-BEE-an-um) or (dig-bee-AY-nah)
digitata (dij-ih-TAY-ta)
dilectum (dye-LEK-tum)
Dilomilis (dye-LOH-mill-iss) diowiana (dow-EE-an-a)
discolor (DlS-kol-or)
disticha (DIS-tik-us)
distichum (DlSS-tik-um)
divitiflora (dih-vit-EE-ee-flor-ah)
dodsoniana (dod-son-ee-AY-nah)
dodsonii (DOD-son-ee-eye) or (dod-SON-ee-eye)
dolabriformis (doh-lab-rih-FORM-iss)
dolichorrhiza (doh-lih-koh-RYE-za)
dollii (DOLL-ee-eye)
domingensis (doh-min-GEN-sis)
donaldeedodii (don-al-dee-DOD-ee-eye)
dorotheae (DOOR-oh-thee-eye)
doweryensis (dow-ree-EN-sis)
dowiana (dow-ee-AN-ah) or (dow-ee-AY-na) or (dow-EE-an-ah)
draconis (dray-KON-iss)
drouhardii (drew-HARD-ee-eye)
dryadum (dry-AY-dum)
dunstervilleorum (dun-stir-vill-ORE�um)
duplooyi (dew-PLOO-ee-eye)
durangense (dur-ang-EN-say)
durikaensis (dur-ee-ka-EN-sis)
duvivierana (doo-vee-vee-ay-RAY-na)

e


earnea (KAR-nee-ah)
eburnea (ee-BURN-ee-ah)
eburneum (ee-BURN-ee-um)
eciliata (ee-sill-ee-AY-ta)
ecornuta (ee-KOR-new-tah)
ecristata (ee-kris-TAY-tah)
ecuadorensis (ek-wa-dor-EN-sis)
edmeiae (ed-MAY-ee-eye)
edwardsii (ed-WARD-see-eye)
ehrenbergii (air-ren-BERG-ee-eye)
ehrenbergii (err-en-BERG-ee-eye)
eichlerianum (ike-ler-ee-AY-num)
elata (ee-LAY-ta)
elatus (ee-LAY-tuss)
elegans (el-EH-ganz)
elegantula (el-eh-GAN-tew-lah)
elephantinum (ell-ah-fan-TEYE-num)
elliottianum (el-lee-ought-ee-AY-num)
elliottii (el-lee-OTT-ee-eye)
ellisii (el-LlSS-ee-eye)
elongatum (ee-LONG-ah-tum)
endresii (en-DRESS-ee-eye) or (en-DREZ-ee-eye)
ensata (EN-say-tah)
ensiformis (en-sih-FORM-iss)
epipactidea (ep-ee-PACK-tid-ee-ah)
equestris (ee-KWESS-triss)
equitans (EH-kwee-tans) or (EK-kwi-tanz)
erectifolium (er-rek-tih-FOLL-ee-um)
erectum (er-REK-tum)
erubescens (er-roo-BESS-enz)
erythraea (e-rih-THREE-ah)
erythraeum (err-ih-THRAY-um)
escalarensis (es-kal-are-EN-sis)
etheliae (eth-EL-ee-eye)
eucharis (YEW-kah-riss) eulophioides (yew-loh-fee-OH-ee-deez) or (yew-loh-FEE-oy-deez)
eulophioides (yew-loh-fee-OY-deez) eumicroscopiea (yew-my-kro-SKO-pi-ka)
exaltata (eks-all-TAH-tah)
excavatum (eks-kav-AY-tum)
exiguum (ecks-IG-yew-um)
exilis (eks-EE-liss)
expansa (eks-PAN-sah)
expansum (eks-PAN-sum)
exquisita (ik-SKWIZ-ih-tah)
exul (EX-uhl)

f


faberi (FAY-ber-eye)
falcata (fal-KAY-tah) or (FAL-kayt-ah)
falcifera (fal-SIF-er-a)
falconeri (fal-KOH-ner-eye)
falcorostrum (fal-koh-ROSS-trum)
faleatum (FAHL-kay-tum)
famosa (FAM-oh-sah)
farfanii (far-FAN-ee-eye)
farmeri (FAR-mer-eye)
fasciata (fas-see-AY-ta)
fasciculatum (fa-sik-yew-LAY-tum)
fascinator (fas-in-AY-tore)
fastuosa (fast-YEW-oh-sah)
fawcettii (faw-SET-ee-eye)
fiavum (FLAY-vum)
filiana (fill-ee-AY-na)
filiarum (fill-ee-AR-um)
filicornis (fil-ih-KOR-nis
filicornu (fill-ee-KOR-nu)
filiforme (fill-ih-FOR-me) or (fill-ih-FORM-ee)
fimbriata (fim-bree-AH-tah) or (fim-bree-AY-ta)
fimbrillaris (fim-BRlLL-air-iss)
findleyi (FINN-dlee-eye)
finniganense (fin-nih-gan-EN-see)
firthii (FIRTH-ee-eye)
fitzgeraldii (fits-JAlR-uld-ee-eye)
flaccida (FLAS-si-dah)
flammeola (flam-mee-OH-lah)
flanaganii (flan-ih-GAN-ee-eye)
flava (FLAY-va)
flavus (FLAY-vuss)
fleckeri (FLEK-er-eye)
fletcherianum (flet-cher-EE-an-num)
floresensis (flor-ess-EN-sis)
floribunda (floor-ih-BUN-dah)
florida (FLOOR-ih-dah)
floridense (floor-ih-DEN-say)
floripecten (floor-ih-PEK-ten)
flosculis (floss-KEW-liss)
forbesii (FORBS-ee-eye)
formosana (for-mo-SAY-nah)
formosum (for-MOH-sum)
fouldenensis (fold-EN-en-sis)
fournieriana (for-nee-air-ee-AY-nah)
fowlieana (fow-lee-AY-nah)
fractiflexa (frak-tee-FLEKS-ah)
fragrans (FRAY-granz)
fragrantissimum (fray-gran-TlSS-ih-mum)
fregeana (free-gay-AY-nah)
froebeliana (fro-bell-ee-AY-na)
frymirei (fry-MlRE-eye)
fuciflora (fyoo-kih-FLOOR-ah)
fuerstenbergiana (foyr-sten-berg-ee-AY-nah)
fumata (few-MAY-ta)
funalis (few-NAL-iss) or (fun-AY-liss)
fuscata (foos-KAH-tah)
fusco-roseum (foos-KOH-ROH-zee-um)
fusco-viride (foos-KOH-VEER-ih-dee )
fusiformis (few-sih-FOR-miss)

g


gackiae (JAK-ee-eye)
gale (GAL-ee)
galeata (gal-ee-AY-ta) or (GAL-eh-ah-tah)
galeottiana (gal-ee-oht-ee-AH-nah) or (gal-ee-oht-ee-AY-nah) or (gal-ee-ott-ee-AY-na)
galerita (gal-er-EE-tah)
garayi (gah-RAY-eye)
garciae (gar-SEE-eye)
garganica (gar-GAN-ih-kah)
gaskelliana (gas-kel-ee-AY-nah) or (gas-KELL-ee-AH-nah)
gautieri (go-tee-AIR-ee)
gemmata (gem-MAY-tah) or (JEM-rnay-tah)
generale (jen-er-AY-lee)
gentianoides (gen-tee-an-oh-EE-deez)
gentryi (GEN-tree-eye)
gerhtii (GERT-ee-eye)
gerrardii (jer-ARD-ee-eye)
ghiesbreghtiana (gees-BREGT-ee-ah-nah)
gibbosa (gib-BOH-sah)
gigantea (jye-gan-TEE-a) or (jye-GAN-tee-ah)
gigantifolium (jye-gan-tih-FOL-ee-um)
gigas (GEE-gas) or (JYE-gas)
gilpinae (GILL-pin-ee)
gireoudiana (jir-oo-dec-AY-na)
glauca (GLAW-kah)
glaucifolia (glaw-kih-FOL-ee-ah)
glaucophylla (glaw-koh-FILL-a)
globulosa (gloh-bew-LOH-sa)
gloriosa (glow-ree-OH-sah)
goeringii (gore-RING-ee-eye)
goldschmidtianum (gold-schmidt-ee-AY-num)
gorgo (GORE-go)
gouldii (GOOLD-ee-eye)
gracilcaule (grass-ih-KAWL-ee)
gracile (GRASS-ee-lee) or (GRASS-ill-ee)
gracilentus (grass-lLL-en-tuss)
gracilicaule (grass-ill-ih-KAWL-ee)
gracilis (GRAS-sill-iss)
gracillima (grah-SILL-ih-mah)
gracillimum (grass-ILL-ih-mum)
graminea (gram-IN-ee-ah)
graminiflora (gram-in-ih-FLOR-ah)
graminifolia (gram-ih-nih-FOL-ee-ah)
grande (gran-DAY)
grandiflora (gran-dee-FLOOR-a) or (grand-ih-FLOR-a) grandiflora (grand-ih-FLOOR-ah)
grandiflorum (gran-dih-FLOR-um)
grandifolius (grand-ih-FOH-lee-us)
granulosa (gran-you-LOW-sa)
gratrixianum (gra-trixs-EE-ah-num)
gravenreuthii (grah-ven-RUTH-ee-eye)
graveolens (grav-ee-OH-lenz)
gravesiana (graves-ee-AY-nah)
greenwoodiana (green-WOOD-ee-ah-nah)
greenwoodii (green-WOOD-ee-eye)
greerii (GREER-ee-eye)
griffithianum (griff-ith-ee-AY-num)
griffithii (grif-FITH-ee-eye)
guajava (GWA-ha-va)
guanacastensis (gwan-a-cast-EN-sis)
guandongense (GWAN-DONG-en-say)
guatemalensis (gwat-ee-mah-LEN-sis) or (gwat-ih-ma-LEN-sis) or (gwat-ih-mal-EN-sis)
guibertii (gwi-BERT-ee-eye)
guillaumetii (gee-ow-MAY-ee-eye)
gutattus (gut-TAY-tuss)
guttata (gut-TAH-ta) or (gut-TAY-tah)

h


haberi (HAY-ber-eye)
haemodoron (hee-moh-DORE-on)
hainanense (HIGH-nan-en-say)
hajekii (hay-EK-ee-eye)
halbingeri (hal-BING-er-eye)
hamata (ham-AY-tah)
harbulata (bar-bew-LAY-tah)
hardyana (hard-EE-an-a)
hariotiana (hair-ee-OTT-ee-ah-nah)
harrisoniae (hair-ih-SON-ee-ay)
harrisoniana (hair-ih-son-ee-AN-ah) or (hair-is-son-ee-AY-nah)
harrisonianum (hair-ih-son-ee-AY-num)
harryanum (hair-EE-an-num) or (hair-ree-AY-num)
harryphillipsii (hare-ee-fill-ips-EE-eye)
hartmannii (hart-MAN-ee-eye)
hartwegii (hart-VEG-ee-eye)
harveyanum (har-vee-AY-num)
haselowiana (hass-el-off-ee-A Y-nah)
hastata (has-TAH-tah)
heidii (HIGH-dee-eye)
heldreichii (held-RYE-kee-eye )
helenae (HELL-en-eye)
heloisae (hel-OH-ee-zeye)
hemyanum (hen-ree-AY-num)
henriquesiana (en-ree-kay-see-AY-nah)
henryanum (hen-ree-AY-num)
hercules (HER-kew-leez)
hernandezii (her-nan-DEZ-ee-eye) or (her-NAN-dez-ee-eye)
herrenhusana (hair-en-hoos-AY-na) or (hair-en-HUSS-ay-ah) or(hair-en-who-SAY-nah) herrenhusanum (hair-en-who-SAY-num)
herrerae (herr-RARE-eye)
heteranthum (het-er-AN-thum)
heterocarpum (het-er-oh-KAR-pum)
hexaptera (heks-APT-er-a)
hians (HIGH-ans)
hieroglyphica (hye-roh-GLlFF-ih-ka)
hilariana (hill-ar-ee-AY-nah)
hildebrandtii (hill-deh-BRANT-ee-eye)
hillii (HILL-ee-eye)
himalaicum (him-ah-LYE-ee-kum)
hintonii (hin-TON-ee-eye)
hircicornis (her-sih-KOR-niss)
hirsutissimum (her-soo-TISS-ih-mum)
hirtzii (HIRTS-ee-eye)
histrionicum (hiss-tree-ON-ih-kum)
hoeijeri (HOY-er-eye)
holdridgei (HOLD-ridge-eye)
hologlottis (hole-loh-GLOT-tiss)
hongenensis (hong-en-EN-sis)
hookerae (HOOK-er-eye)
hookeri (HOOK-er-eye)
hookeriana (hook-er-ee-AY-na)
hoppii (HOP-ee-eye)
horichiana (hor-ich-ee-AY-nah) or (hor-ik-ee-AY-na)
horichii (hore-ICK-ee-eye)
hortensiae (hore-TENZ-ee-eye)
hrubyana (h-ruby-AY-nah)
humbertiana (hum-bert-ee-AY-nah)
humblotii (hum-BLOT-ee-eye)
humboldtii (hum-BOLT-ee-eye)
humeana (hume-AY-na)
humilis (HEW-mill-iss)
huronense (hyur-ON-en-see)
hutchinsonii (hut-chin-SON-ee-eye)
hyaloides (high-ah-LOY-des)

i


ibaguense (ib-ah-GWEN-see)
ignea (IG-nee-ah)
imberis (IM-bur-iss)
imbricatum (im-bree-KAY-tum)
imerinense (im-er-in-EN-say)
imidacloprid (im-id-ah-KLO-prid)
imperialis (im-peer-ee-AL-iss)
implicata (im-plik-AY-tah)
impressa (im-PRESS-ah)
imuyaensis (im-yew-a-EN-sis)
incana (in-KAY-na)
incubacea (in-kew-BACE-ee-ah)
indica (lN-dih-ka)
infracta (in-FRAK-tah)
infundibulare (in-fun-dib-yew-LAIR-ee)
injoloensis (in-joe-low-EN-sis)
inodora (in-oh-DOOR-ah)
inscriptionensis (in-skrip-tee-oh-NEN�sis)
insigne (in-SIG-nee)
insignis (in-SlG-niss)
insleayi (ins-LEE-eye)
insulanum (in-sul-AY-num)
intermedia (in-ter-MEE-dee-a) or (in-ter-MEED-ee-ah)
intermedium (in-ter-MEED-ee-um)
intricata (in-trih-KAY-tah)
inversa (in-VER-sah)
involuta (IN-voh-loot-a) or (in-vol-YEW-tah)
ionodon (eye-ON-oh-don)
ionopsis (eye-oh-NOP-sis)
ionoptera (eye-oh-NOP-ter-ah)
iridifolia (eye-rid-ih-FOL-ee-ah)
italica (ih-TAHL-ih-ka)

j


jacksonii (jack-SON-ee-eye)
jadunae (ja-DUNE-ee)
jamaicensis (ja-may-KEN-sis)
jamesiana (james-ee-AN-ah)
japonica (ja-PON-ih-ka) or (ja-PON-ik-a)
japonicum (ja-PON-ih-kum)
javanica (ja-VAN-ih-ka)
javierii (hahv-ee-AIR-ee-eye)
jenischiana (jen-ish-ee-AY-nah)
jenkinsii (jenk-INZ-ee-eye)
jenmanii (jen-MAN-ee-eye)
jimenezii (him-en-EZ-ee-eye)
johannis (joe-HAN-iss)
johnsonii (john-SON-ee-eye)
johnstonii (johns-TON-ee-eye)
jonesii (JONEZ-ee-eye)
jongheana (jong-GEE-an-um)
jonssonii (john-SON-ee-eye) junceum (JUN-kee-um)
juncifolia (jun-kee-FOL-ee-ah) or (jun-kih-FOL-ee-ah)

k


kanran (KAN-ran)
katherinae (KATH-er-in-ee)
keiskei (KAYSS-kee-eye)
kienastii (kee-NASS-tee-eye)
kingianum (king-ee-AY-num) or (king-EE-ay-num)
kirchianum (kirch-ee-AY-num)
kirkii (kir-KEE-eye)
koehleri (KOH-ler-eye)
kolopakingii (koh-loh-pak-ING-ee� eye)
kotschyana (kah-CHEE-ah-nah) or (kotz-chee-AY-na)
kovachii (koh-VAK-ee-eye)
kraenzlinianum (krenz-lin-ee-AY-num)
krameri (KRAY-merr-ee) or (KRAY-merr-eye)
krameriana (kray-mer-ee-AY-nah)
kunstleri (KUNST-lerr-eye)
kupperi (KUP-per-eye)

l


labiata (lah-BEE-ah-tah) or (lah-bee-AY-tah)
labukensis (lah-BOO-ken-sis)
lacaitae (la-KAYT-ee)
lacera (lah-SER-ah)
laciniata (lah-sin-ee-AY-tah)
lactea (lak-TEE-ah)
laeve (LAY-vah) or (LAY-viss)
lamellata (LAM-eh-lah-tah)
lanceana (lance-AY-na although heard as lan-see-AY-na)
lanceanum (LANCE-ay-num but often mispronounced as lan-see-AY-num)
lanceolata (lan-see-oh-LAY-tah)
lanceolatus (lan-see-oh-LAY-tus)
landsbergii (lands-BERG-ee-eye)
langlasseana (lang-lass-ee-AY-nah)
lanipes (LAN-ih-peez)
lankesteriana (lank-ess-ter-ee-AY-nah)
lasioglossa (lass-ee-oh-GLOSS-ah)
laterale (la-ter-AY-lee)
laurensis (law-REN-sis)
lawesii (LAWZ-ee-eye)
lawrenceae (LAW-rence-eye)
lawrenceana (law-rence-AY-na although heard as law-rence-ee-AY-na) or (law-rence-EE-an-a)
lawrenceanum (law-RENCE-ee-an-num)
laxiflora (laks-ih-FLOOR-ah)
laycockii (lay-KOCK-ee-eye)
lecomtei (leh-KOM-tay)
lehmanii (lay-MAN-ee-eye)
lehmannii (lay-MAHN-ee-eye)
lemminghei (lem-MING-ee)
lentiginosa (len-tij-in-OH-sa)
leochilus (lee-oh-KYE-Iuss)
leonis (lee-OH-niss)
leopoldii (lee-oh-POLD-ee-eye) or (lee-oh-POL-dee-eye)
lepidum (LEP-id-um) or (LEP-ih-dum)
letouzeyi (leh-too-ZEE-eye) or (leh-TOO-zee-eye)
leucochila (lew-koh-KYE-lah)
lewisae (LEW-iss-ay)
leytensis (lay-TEN-sis) or (LAY-ten-sis)
lichenastrum (lye-ken-AST-rum)
lietzei (LEE-tsay-eye)
ligiae (LEE-jee-eye)
lilacina (lye-lah-SYE-nah)
lilifolia (lye-lah-FOL-ee-ah)
liliodorum (lil-ee-oh-DOR-um)
limminghei (lim-MlNG-eye) or (lim-MING-ee-eye)
limprichtii (lim-PRICK-tee-eye)
lindenii (lin-DEN-ee-eye) or (LIN-den-ee-eye)
lindleyana (lind-LEE-ah-nah) or (lind-lee-AY-nah)
lindleyanum (lind-LEE-ah-num)
lindleyi (LIND-lee-eye)
lineale (lin-ee-AL-ee)
linearifolia (lin-ee-ayr-ih-FOL-ee-ah)
linearis (lin-e-AY-riss)
linearis (lin-ee-AY-ris) lineata (lin-ee-AY-ta)
lingua (LING-gyew-ah)
linguiforme (ling-gwee-FOR-mee)
listrostachys (liss-troh-STAK-iss)
litensis (lih-TEN-sis)
litorale (lit-or-AY-lee)
lobbii (LOBE-ee-eye) or (LOB-ee-eye)
loddigesii (lode-eh-GEEZ-ee-eye) or (lod-ih-GEEZ-ee-eye)
londesboroughianum (lons-buee-oh-ee-AY-num)
longicalcar (lon-gee-KAL-kar)
longicauda (long-EE-kow-dah)
longicaule (lon-jee-KAWL-ee)
longicornu (lon-jee-KOR-new)
longifolium (long-ee-FOL-ee-um) or (lon-jee-FOLL-ee-um)
longilabris lon-jee-LAY-briss)
longipes (LON-jee-peez)
longirepens (lon-jee-REE-penz)
longiscapa (lon-jee-SCAY-pa)
longissima (lon-JISS-ih-ma)
lonicornu (lon-jee-KOR-new)
lowii (LOW-ee-eye)
lucida (LEW-sid-ah)
lucifer (LOO-sih-fer)
lueddemanii (lewd-deh-MAN-ee-eye)
lueddemanniana (lew-deh-man-EE-an-ah) or (lew-deh-man-ee-AN-ah) or (lew-dih-mann-ee-AY-nah)
lunulata (loon-YEW-lah-tah)
lutea (LOO-tee-ah)
luteoalba (lew-TEE-oh-AL-bah) or (LOO-tee-oh-AL-ba)
luteocilium (loo-tee-oh-SEE-lee-um)
luteola (loo-tee-OH-lah)
lycaste (lie-KAS-tee)
lycopodioides (lye-koh-pohd-ee-OH-ee-deez) or (lye-koh-pohd-EE-oy-deez) or (lye-ko-po-dee-OH-ee-deez)
lyncea (LYN-see-ah)
lyonsii (LIONS-ee-eye)

m


machupicchuensis (mah-chew-pee-chew-EN-sis)
mackayi (mah-KAY-eye)
macrantha (ma-KRAN-tha)
macranthos (mah-KRAN-thos)
macranthum (ma-KRAN-thum)
macrobulbum (mak-roh-BULB-um)
macrocentra (mack-roe-SEN-trah)
macrochila (mak-roh-KYE-lah)
macrophylla (mak-roh-FlLL-ah)
macrophyllum (mak-roh-FILL-um)
macroplectron (mak-row-PLEK-tron)
macrostachya (mak-roh-STAK-kee-ah)
macrura (mak-RUHR-ah)
maculata (mak-yew-LAY-tah)
maculatum (mak-yew-LAY-tum)
maculatus (mak-yew-LAY-tuss)
maculosa (mak-yew-LOH-sah) or (mak-YEW-low-sah)
madouxiana (mah-doo-ee-AY-nah)
madrensis (ma-DREN-sis) or (MAH-dren-sis) or (mah-DREN-sis)
maduroi (mah-DUHR-oh-eye)
magdalenae (mag-dah-LEAN-ee)
magnifica (rnag-NIF-ih-kah)
maingayi (MANE-gay-eye)
maireae (MY-er-ee)
majalis (ma-JAH-liss)
major (MAY-jor)
majus (MAY-juss)
makasin (MAK-a-sin)
maleolens (mal-ee-OH-lenz)
malilaensis (mahl-ih-la-EN-sis)
malipoense (mal-ee-po-EN-see) or (mal-ee-poh-EN-see)
malipoensis (mal-ee-poh-EN-sis)
malouana (ma-loo-AY-nah)
mannii (MAN-ee-eye)
manzurii (mann-ZUR-ee-eye)
marchettiana (mar-chet-ee-AY-nah)
margaritaceum (mar-gar-ih-TAY-see-um)
marginata (mar-jin-AH-tah) or (mar-jin-AY-ta)
marginella (mar-jin-ELL-a)
mariae (MAR-ee-eye)
marizaiana (mab-REE-zab-ee-AY-nab)
markusii (mark-yewz-ee-eye)
marmorata (mar-mor-AY-tah) or (mar-more-AY-tah)
marriottiana (mare-ee-ot-ee-AY-na)
marshii (MARSH-ee-eye)
martiana (mar-TEE-ah-nah) or (mar-tee-AY-nah)
mastersiana (mas-terz-ee-AY-nah)
mastersianum (mas-ters-ee-AY-num)
mathewsii (rnath-THEWS-ee-eye)
mathieuana (math-yew-AY-na)
mauritiana (moe-ree-tee-AY-na)
maxillare (mak-sill-AIR-ee)
maxima (MAK-sim-ah)
maximum (MAK-sim-um)
measuresianum (meh-zuhrs-EE-an-um)
mechowii (mek-OV-ee-eye)
medinae (MED-ee-nee)
medusa (meh-DEW-sah) or (meh-DOO-sah)
medusae (meh-DEW-see)
megalorrhiza (meg-a-loh-RYE-za)
megaphylla (meg-ah-FILL-ah)
mejiae (me-HEE-eye)
melanocaulon (mel-an-oh-KAWL-on)
mellifera (mel-lF-er-ah)
membranaceum (mem-bran-AY-see-um)
mendelii (men-DELL-ee-eye)
meridionale (mer-id-ee-oh-NAY-lee)
merrillii (MAIR-rill-ee-eye) or (mer-ill-EE-eye)
mertensiana (mer-tenz-EE-an-a)
mesotropicalis (mee-zo-trop-ih-KAL-is)
metawaiensis (met-a-why-EN-sis)
mexicana (meks-ih-KAY-na)
micholitzii (mik-oh-LITZ-ee-eye)
micrantha (mye-KRAN-tha)
micrantha (MYE-kran-tha) or (my-KRAN-tha)
micranthum (mye-KRAN-thum)
microchilum (mye-kro-KYE-lum)
microcoelia (mye-kroh-SEE-lee-ah)
micropus (MYE-kroh-pus)
milleri (MILL-er-eye)
millipeda (mill-ee-PEE-dah)
miniata (min-ee-AH-tah)
minima (MIN-ih-mah)
minor (MYE-nor)
minutifiora (mye-new-tee-FLOR-ah)
minutissima (mye-new-TISS-ih-mah)
mirabilis (mih-RAB-ih-liss) or (mye-RAB-ih-liss)
mishmensis (mish-MEN-sis)
mitrata (mye-TRAY-ta)
mixotrophic (mix-OH-trow-fik)
miyakei (mee-YAK-ee-eye)
modesta (moe-DESS-tah) or (moh-DESS-ta)
mohlianum (moh-LEE-ahn-um)
moliana (mole-ee-AY-nah)
monantha (MOWN-an-thah)
moniliforme (mo-nil-ee-FOR-me)
monophylla (mon-oh-FILL-a)
montana (MAHN-tan-ah)
montanum (mon-TAN-um)
monteiroae (mon-tear-OH-eye)
mooreana (MORE-ee-ah-nah)
moreliana (more-ELL-ee-an-ah) or (more-ell-ee-AY-na)
morganii (more-GAN-ee-eye)
mossiae (MOSS-ee-eye) or (moss-EE-eye)
moyobombae (moy-oh-bom-BAH-ee)
mucronata (rnew-kron-AY-tah)
multifiorus (mul-tee-FLOR-us)
multifolium (mull-tee-FOLL-ee-um)
muricaudata (mew-ri-kaw-DAY-tah)
mycoheterotroph (mye-kob-het-ER-oh-trof)
myosurus (rny-OSS-uhr-us)
mysorensis (my-sore-EN-sis)
mystacidii (miss-tah-SID-ee-eye)
mystax (MEH-stacks)

n


naevosa (NEE-voh-sah)
nanus (NAY-nus)
napoensis (nah-poh-EN-sis)
natmatungensis (nat-mat-ung-EN-sis)
nautilus (NAW-till-luss)
navarrorum (nav-are-ROAR-um)
nebulicola (neb-yew-LIH-kohl-a)
nebulosum (neb-yew-LOH-sum)
neglecta (neg-LECK-tah)
negrilensis (neg-rill-EN-sis)
neoguineense (NEE-oh-gin-ee-EN-see)
neonicotinoid (nee-oh-nik-oh-TIN-oyd)
nervosa (ner-VOH-sah)
ngurense (n-GUR-en-see)
nicaraguensis (nik-ah-rah-gew-EN-sis)
niesseniae (NEE-sen-ee-eye)
nigra (NYE-gra)
nigripes (nye-GRlH-peez)
nigroviolacea (nye-grow-vye-oh-LAY-see-ah)
nitens (NYE-tenz)
nitida (NlT-ih-da)
nobile (NOH-bill-ee)
nobilior (nob-bill-EE-ore) or (no-BEE-lee-ore) or (noh-BEE-lee-ore)
nobilis (NOH-bill-iss)
nocturnum (nok-TERN-um)
nodosa (no-DOH-sah) or (no-DOSE-ah)
noezliana (nose-LEE-an-ah)
normanni (NOR-man-eye)
norops (NORE-ops)
novogaliciana (no-vo-gal-ik-ee-AY-na) or (no-vo-gal-its-ee-AY-na)
nubensis (new-BEN-sis)
nuda (NEW-dah)
nugentae (NEW-gen-tee)
nummularius (num-mew-LAYR-ee-us)
nutans (NEW-tanz)

o


obaesa (OH-bee-sah)
obesum (oh-BEE-sum)
oblongifolia (ob-long-gih-FOH-lee-ah)
oblongifolium (ob-long-ih-FOL-ee-um)
obovata (ob-OH-vah-tah)
obpiribulbon (ob-peer-ee-BULB-on)
obyrnei (oh-BURN-ee)
occidentalis (ox-sid-EN-tahl-iss)
ochmatochila (auk-mat-oh-KYE-lah)
ochracea (oh-KRAY-see-ah)
oculata (ok-yew-LAY-tah)
odontocera (oh-don-toh-SER-ah)
odontoglossa (oh-don-toe-GLOSS-ah)
odontorhiza (oh-don-TOE-rye-za)
odorata (oh-doh-RAY-tah)
odoratissima (oh-door-ah-TlSS-ih-mah)
odorum (OH-dor-um) or (oh-DOR-um)
oerstedii (ehr-STED-ee-eye)
oestlundianum (est-lund-ee-AY-num)
oligantha (oh-LIG-an-thah)
oligotricha (oh-lig-oh-TRlK-a)
olivaceous (ol-iv-AY-see-us)
ooii (OO-ee-eye)
ophrydea (off-REED-ee-ah)
orbilobulatum (ore-bil-lobe-you-LAY-tum)
orientalis (or-ee-en-TAL-iss)
ornithantha (or-nith-AN-tha)
ornithocephala (ore-nith-oh-SEFF-a-la)
ortgiesiana (ort-geez-ee-AY-nah)
oscarii (oz-KARR-ee-eye)
ospinae (OSS-pee-nye)
ottoniana (awh-TONE-ee-an-ah) or (oh-tone-ee-AY-na)
oversteegenianum (over-steeg-en-ee�AY-num)
oxyrrhynchos (ox-ear-RINK-ohs)

p


pachyacris (pak-ee-AK-riss)
pachyrrhizum (pack-EE-rihz-zum)
pallens (PAL-lenz)
pallida (PAL-ih-dah)
pallidiflora (pahl-id-EE-flor-ah)
pallidus (PAL-lih-duss)
palmeri (PAL-mer-eye)
palmicolum (palm-ee-KOL-um)
palpebrae (PAL-pih-brye)
paludicola (pah-lew-dih-KOH-lah)
panduriformis (pan-dur-ee-FOR-miss)
panguiensis (pang-we-EN-sis)
paniculata (pan-ik-yew-LAY-tah)
panormitana (pan-or-MIT-ah-nah)
pantherina (pan-THER-ee-na)
papilio (pa-PlLL-ee-oh)
papilionacea (pap-ill-ee-ohn-AY-see-ah)
paranaense (par-an-ah-EN-say)
pardalinata (par-dah-lin-AY-tah)
pardinum (par-DEE-num)
parishii (pair-ISH-ee-eye)
parkinsonianum (park-in-SON-ee-ah-num)
parviflora (par-vee-FLOR-ah)
parviflorum (parr-VEE-flore-um) or (par-vee-FLOOR-um)
passerinum (pass-er-EYE-num)
passionis (pass-ee-OH-niss)
pastasae (pass-TASS-eye)
pastoris (pass-TOR-iss)
patens (PAY-tenz)
patentifolia (pay-ten-tih-FOL-ee-ah)
patinii (pah-TIN-ee-eye)
patula (PAT-yew-lah) or (pat-YEW-lah)
pearcei (PEARCE-ee) or (PEARCE-eye)
pedunculata (pee-dunk-yew-LAH-tah)
pedunculatum (pee-dunk-yew-LAY-tum)
pellucida (pel-LOO-sih-dah)
pendula (PEN-dew-la)
percivaliana (per-seh-vill-EE-an-a) or (per-sih-vahl-ee-AY-nah) or (per-sih-val-ee-AN-ah) or (per-sih-val-EE-an-ah)
pereziana (pair-ez-ee-AY-nah)
perplexa (per-PLEKS-a)
perrieri (pair-ee-AY-eye)
peruvianum (per-ROO-vee-AY-num)
peruvianus (per-ROO-vee-AY-nuss )
peyrotii (pay-ROT-ee-eye)
pfavii (PFAV-ee-eye)
phaeantha (FAY-an-tha)
philippenense (fill-lip-PEN-en-say) or (fill-ip-in-EN-sis)
philippinensis (fill-ih-pin-EN-sis)
phryganea (fry-GAN-ee-ah)
phuyupatamarcensis (pu-yew-pat-a-mark-EN-sis)
physophora (fye-SOH-for-a)
pickiana (pik-ee-AY-na)
pickiana (pik-ee-AY-na)
picta (PICK-tah)
pierardii (pee-air-ARD-ee-eye)
pileatum (pill-ee-AY-tum)
pinnocchio (pin-OAK-ee-oh)
plana (PLAY-nah)
planifolia (plan-ih-FOL-ee-ah)
planipetalum (plan-ee-PET-ah-lum)
plantagineum (plan-tag-IN-ee-um)
platypetalum (plat-ee-PET-ah-lum)
pleionoides (plee-on-OY-deez)
plicata (plye-KAH-ta)
plumatum (ploo-MAH-tum)
pogonostalix (poh-goh-noh-STAY-liks)
poissoniana (poy-son-ee-AY-nah)
polyanthum (pol-ee-AN-thum)
polyphyllum (pol-ee-FILL-um)
polystachys (pol-ee-STAK-iss)
porphyroglossa (por-fear-oh-GLOS-ah)
porrecta (POR-ek-tah) or (por-REKT-tah)
porrectus (pore-REK-tuss)
posadae (poh-SAHD-eye)
pozoi (POH-zoh-ee)
praecox (PREE-koks)
praemorsa (pree-MORE-sah)
praestans (PRAY-stans)
praetermissa (pray-ter-MISS-ah)
praetertinctum (pree-ter-TINK-tum)
prenticei (PREN-tiss-eye)
primulina (prim-YEW-Iee-nah)
primulinum (prim-yew-LEE-num)
princeps (PRlN-seps)
pringlei (PRING-gle-EE) or (PRING-l-eye)
procul (PRO-kool)
prolifera (pro-LlFF-er-a)
provincialis (pro-vin-SEE-al-liss)
pruriens (PREW-ree-enz)
pseudepidendrum (sewd-eh-pih-DEN-drum) or (sued-eh-PEE-den-drum)
pseudodidieri (soo-doh-did-ee-AIR-ee)
pseudopeloricum (soo-doh-pell-OHR-ih-cum)
pseudoradiosa (SOO-doh-RAY-de-oh-sah)
pseudorchis (sued-OR-kiss)
pterocarpa (tare-oh-KAR-pah)
puberulum (pew-BUR-yew-lum)
pubescens (pew-BESS-enz) or (PEW-bess-enz) or (pew-BESS-senz)
pudica (PEW-dih-kah)
pugioniforme (poog-ee-ON-ih-fore-meh)
pulchella (pull-KEL-ah)
pulchellum (pull-KEL-lum)
pulcherrima (pull-ker-REE-ma)
pulcherrimum (pul-KER-ree-mum)
pulchra (PULL-kra)
pulla (PULL-ah)
pumila (PEW-mill-ah)
punctata (PUNK-tah-tah) or (punk-TAH-tah) or (punk-TAY-tah)
punctatissima (punk-tah-TlSS-ih-mah)
punctatum (punk-TAY-tum)
purpurascens (per-per-ASS-enz)
purpurata (per-per-AH-ta) or (per-per-AY-tah) or (pur-PUR-ah-tah)
purpuratum (per-per-AY-tum) or (pur-PUR-ah-tum)
purpurea (per-PER-ee-ah)
purpureorhaehis (per-PER-ee-oh-RAY-kiss)
purpureum (per-PER-ee-um)
purpusii (per-PEW-see-eye)
pusilla (pew-SlLL-ah)
pusillum (pew-SILL-um)
pygmaea (pig-MEE-a)
pyramidalis (peer-ah-mid-DAY-liss)

q


qingyongii (CHING-YONG-ee-eye)
quadrata (kwad-RAY-tah) or (quad-RAY-ta)
quadricolor (kwa-DRIK-ol-or)
quadricornis (kwad-ree-KOR-niss)
quadricornu (kwad-rih-KOR-new)
quisumbingii (kwiz-um-BING-ee-eye)

r


racemosa (ras-see-MOH-sah)
radiata (ray-dee-AY-tah)
radicans (RAD-ih-kans)
radiosa (rad-EE-oh-sah) or (ray-dee-OH-sah)
randii (RAND-ee-eye)
raniferum (ran-IH-fur-um)
rectangulare (reck-tang-yew-LAlR-ee)
recurvum (ree-KUR-vum)
reflexum (ree-FLEK-sum)
regale (ree-GAY-lee)
reginae (re-GYE-nee) (re-JYE-nee)
regnieriana (ren-ee-air-AY-na)
reichenbachiana (ryek-en-bahk-ee-AY�na) or (rye-ken-bach-ee-AY-na) or (rye-ken-bahk-ee-AY-nah)
reichenheimiana (rye-ken-hyme-ee-AY-nah)
reineckiana (rhein-ek-ee-AY-na) or (rye-nek-EE-an-ah)
reinwardtii (rhine-WART-ee-eye) or (rine-WARD-tee-eye)
remota (ree-MOH-tah)
repens (REE-penz)
reticulata (reh-tik-yew-LAY-tah) or re-tik-yew-LAY-ta)
reticulatum (reh-tik-YEW-lay-turn)
retusa (reh-TEW-sa) or (re-TEW-sah)
rex (RECKS)
rhinocerotis (rye-no-SAYR-oh-tis)
rhodanthum (rho-DAN-thum)
rhodochila (rho-doh-KYE-la)
rhodosticta (row-do-STICK-tah)
rhodostictum (roh-doh-STIK-tum)
rhonhofiae (ron-HOFF-ee-eye)
richteri (RIK-terr-eye)
ridleyanum (rid-lee-AY-num)
riefer (REE-fer)
rigidifolium (rij-id-ih-FOL-ee-um)
rigidum (RIJ-ih-dum)
ringens (RING-genz)
riopalenqueana (REE-oh-pah-len-kay-AY-nah)
robinsonii (rob-in-SON-ee-eye)
robusta (roe-BUS-tah)
rodigasiana (rod-ee-gas-ee-AY-nah) or (rod-ih-gas-ee-AY-nah)
rodrigueziana (rod-ree-gez-ee-AY-nah)
roebelingiana (row-bell-ing-ee-AH-nah)
roessigeriana (ress-ih-gerr-ee-AY-na)
roezlii (ROHZ-lee-eye) or (ROW-zl-ee-eye)
rolfeana (rolf-AY-na; often heard as rolf�ee-AY-na)
romanroffiana (row-man-zof-ee-AY-nah)
romyi (ROM-ee-eye)
rosea (ROE-zee-ah) or (ROSE-ee-ah)
roseoscriptum (roh-zee-oh-SKRIP-tum)
roseovitattata (rose-ee-oh-VEE-tah-tah)
roseum (ROH-zee-um)
rosita (ROEZ-ee-tah)
rossii (ROSS-ee-eye)
rostellaris (ross-TELL-air-iss)
rostellata (ross-tell-AY-tah) or (ross-tell-LAY-tah)
rothschildianum (roth-child-ee-AY-num) or (roth-schild-ee-AY-num)
rothschildianus (roth-schild-ee-AY-nus)
rotundifolia (row-ton-dee-FOLL-ee-ah)
rousseauae (rew-SO-ee)
roxburghii (rocks-BURG-ee-eye)
rubberima (roo-beh-REE-ma)
rubberimum (rub-BER-ee-mum)
rubidantha (roo-bid-AN-tha)
rubra (ROO-brah)
ruckeri (RUK-er-eye)
rudolfii (roo-DOLF-ee-eye)
rufa (roo-FAH)
rufilabris (roo-fee-LAY-bris) or (roo-fih-LAY-bris)
rundumensis (run-duh-MEN-sis)
rungsuriyanum (rung-sur-ee-AY-num)
ruppiosum (rup-EE-oh-sum)
rusituensis (rew-sih-TOO-en-sis)
russelliana (russ-el-ee-AY-nah)
rutenbergianum (roo-ten-BERG-ee-an-um) or (roo-ten-berg-ee-AY�num)
ruwenzoriensis (roo-wen-zore-ee-EN-sis)

s


sabulosa (sab-yew-LOH-sah)
saccata (sak-KAY-tah)
saccatum (sak-KAY-tum)
sallei (SAL-ee)
sambiranoense (sam-bir-an-oh-EN-say)
sambucina (sam-boo-SEE-nah)
sanderae (SAN-der-eye)
sanderi (SAN-der-eye)
sanderiana (san-der-ee-AY-nah)
sanderianum (san-der-ee-AY-num)
sandersonii (sand-der-SON-ee-eye)
sanguinea (sang-GWIN-ee-ah)
santanei (SAN-tan-ee)
sarcophylla (sar-koh-FIL-lah)
sargentianum (sar-gen-TEE-ah-num)
sargentii (sar-GENT-ee-eye)
sauvissimum (swav-lSS-ih-mum)
scaberulum (skay-BER-yew-lum)
scabrilinguis (skay-brih-LlNG-wiss)
scalariformis (skah-lahr-ih-FOR-miss)
scandens (SKAN-denz)
sceptrum (SEP-trum)
schilleriana (schill-er-EE-an-a) or (shill-er-ee-AY-na)
schlechtendaliana (schlek-ten-doll-ee-AY-nah) or (shlek-ten-dal-ee-AY-na)
schlieperianum (SCHLEE-perr-ee-ah-num)
schlimii (SHLIM-ee-eye)
schoenbrunnensis (shone-brun-EN-sis)
schroederae (schro-DER-ee) or (SCHRO-der-eye) or SHRAY-der-eye)
schroederianum (SCHRO-der-ee-AY-num)
schuetzii (SHOOTZ-ee-eye)
schugii (SHOOG-ee-eye)
schultzei (SHULTZ-ee)
schusteriana (shoe-ster-EE-an-ah)
scolopendria (sko-loh-PEND-ree-ah)
scopulorum (sko-pew-LORE-um)
scottianum (scott-EE-an-um) or (scott-ee-AY-num)
scriptum (SKRIP-tum)
secunda (se-KUN-dah)
secundum (SEE-kund-um) or (se-KUN-dum)
seegeri (SEE-gerr-eye)
seidenfadenia (sye-den-fah-DEEN-ee-ah)
seidenfadenii (sye-den-fad-EN-ee-eye)
selliana (sell-ee-AY-na)
semialba (sem-ee-AL-bah)
semipictus (seh-mee-PlK-tuss)
senile (seh-NIL-lee)
seretii (sir-RAY-ee-eye)
serpentilingua (sir-pen-tih-LING-yew-ah)
serrata (ser-AY-tah)
sesquipedale (ses-kwee-ped-AY-lee) or (ses-kwih-peh-DAY-lee)
sessanum (SESS-ah-num)
setacea (se-TAY-see-ah)
setigera (set-IJ-er-ah)
shepherdii (shep-HERD-ee-eye)
shiraishii (sheer-ah-EE-she-ee)
shuttleworthii (shuh-tl-WORTH-ee-eye)
siboei (SEE-boo-ee)
sicula (sik-YEW-lah)
signata (sig-NAY-ta)
simia (SIM-ee-ah)
similis (SlM-ill-iss)
sincorana (sin-KOR-an-ah)
sinensis (sih-NEN-sis)
sinicum (SY-nih-kum)
sinuata (sine-YEW-ah-tah) or (sin-yew-AY-ta)
skinneri (SKIN-ner-eye)
smilieae (SMY-lee-eye)
somalensis (so-mal-EN-sis) or (sow-MAL-en-sis)
sophronitis (sof-roh-NYE-tiss)
sparsiflora (spar-see-FLOR-a)
speciosa (spee-see-OH-sah)
speciosissima (spee-see-oh-SIS-eh-ma) or (spee-see-oh-SISS-ih-mah)
speciosum (spee-see-OH-sum)
spectabile (spek-TAB-ih-lee)
spectatissimum (spek-ta-TISS-ih-mum)
spiculata (SPIK-yew-lah-tah)
spiralis (spy-RAY-liss)
spittleri (SPIT-ler-eye)
splendens (SPLEN-denz)
splendida (splen-DEE-dah) or (SPLEN-dih-dah)
splendidum (SPLEN-dih-dum)
squalida (SKWAL-id-ah)
stamfordianum (stam-ford-ee-AY-num)
stapeliiflorum (stap-ee-lee-aye-FLOR-um)
stapelioides (stay-pee-lee-OH-ee-deez) or (stay-pee-lee-OY-deez)
statteriana (stat-er-ee-AY-nah)
steinbuchiae (styne-BOO-K-ee-eye)
stella-africae (STELL-ah-aff-RIH-kay) or (STELL-ah-aff-RIK-ay) or (STEL-lah-AF-ree-keye) or (STEL-lah-AF-ree-keye)
stellata (stell-AY-ta)
stelligera (stell-ih-GERR-ah)
stenochila (sten-oh-KYE-lah)
stenolonum (sten-OH-loh-num)
stenophyllum (sten-oh-FILL-um)
stenorhyncha (sten-oh-RINK-a)
stenorhynchos (sten-oh-RINK-ohs)
stevensonii (stee-ven-SON-ee-eye)
stobartiana (stoh-bar-tee-AY-na)
stolzii (STOLZ-ee-eye)
stonei (STONE-eye) or (STONE-ee)
straminea (stram-IN-ee-ah)
strateumatica (stra-tih-yew-MAT-ih-kah)
stratiotes (strat-ee-OH-teez)
strebloceras (streb-loh-SER-as)
streptopetala (strep-toh-PET-a-la)
striata (stree-AY-tah) or (stry-AH-ta) or (stry-AY-tah)
stricta (STRIK-tah)
strictum (STIK-tum)
strobiliferum (strow-bill-LIF-er-um)
strophinx (STROH-finks)
stuartiana (stew-art-ee-AY-nah)
stylosa (sty-LOH-sah) or (STY-loh-sah)
suave (SWAH-vay)
suavis (SWAH-viss) or (SWAY-viss)
suavissima (swahv-lSS-ih-ma)
subclausum (sub-KLAW-sum)
subparishii (sub-pair-lSH-ee-eye)
sukhakulii (soo-kah-KOO-lee-eye) or (sook-haak-ULL-ee-eye) or (sook-hah-KOOL-ee-eye)
sulcatum (sull-KAY-tum)
sulphureum (sul-FUR-ee-um)
sumatrana (sew-mah-TRAY-na)
superbiens (soo-PER-bee-enz)
superbum (soo-PERB-um)
surigaensis (sur-ig-AY-en-sis)
surinamensis (sur-in-am-EN-sis)

t


tachirensis (tak-ear-EN-sis)
tadeasi (TAH-day-ahsh-eye)
taenialis (tee-nee-AY-liss)
talamancana (tahl-a-man-KAY-na)
tampensis (tam-PEN-sis) or (TAM-pen-sis)
tanganyikense (tan-gan-YEEK-en-see)
tankervilleae (tank-er-VILL-ee)
tasmanica (taz-man-EH-kah)
taurinum (taw-REE-num)
teaguei (TEEG-eye)
tenebrosa (ten-eh-BROH-sa) or (ten-eh-BROS-ah)
tenebrosum (ten-eh-BROH-sum)
tenellum (TEN-ih-lum)
tentaculigera (ten-tak-yew-LIJ-er-a)
tenthredinifera (ten-thred-ih-NIFF-er-ah)
tenuiflora (ten-yew-ee-FLOR-ah)
tenuifolia (ten-yew-ee-FOL-ee-ah)
tenuis (TEN-yew-iss)
tenullum (ten-YEW-lum)
tessellata (tess-ell-AY-tah)
testacea (tes-TAY-cee-ah)
testaceum (tes-TAY-see-um)
tetragona (tet-trah-GO-na)
tetragonum (tet-trah-GOH-num)
tetraspis (teh-TRAS-pis)
tezontle (TEZ-ont-lah)
thailandica (tye-LAND-ih-ka)
theleura (the-LURE-a)
thienii (THEEN-ee-eye)
thomensis (tom-EN-sis)
thompsonianus (tomp-son-ee-AY-nus)
thomsoniana (tom-son-ee-AH-nah)
thomsonii (tom-SON-ee-eye)
thylaciochila (thigh-lass-ee-OH-kye-lah)
thyrsiflorum (thur-ih-FLOOR-um)
tibicinis (tib-ih-SIN-iss)
tigrina (tih-GRYE-nah) or (TYE-green-ah) or (ty-GREE-nah)
tigrinum (tih-GRYE-num) or (tye-GRYE-num) or (TYE-gree-num)
tobaense (toh-BAH-en-see)
tolimensii (tahl-ih-MENZ-ee-eye )
tonduzii (ton-DUZ-ee-eye)
toppingii (top-PING-ee-eye)
toressae (TORE-ess-eye)
torta (TORE-tah)
tortisepalum (tor-tih-SEE-pah-lum)
tovarensis (toe-var-EN-sis)
transparens (trans-PAIR-enz)
transvaalensis (tranz-vahl-EN-sis) or (tranz-VAHL-en-sis)
trantuanii (tran-too-AN-ee-eye)
trianae (tree-AN-ee ) or (TREE-an-ee)
triangularis (try-ang-yew-LAIR-iss)
tricallosa (try-KALL-oh-sa)
tricarinata (try-kar-in-AY-tah)
tricornis (try-KOR-niss)
tridentata (try-den-TAY-tah)
tridentatum (try-DEN-tah-tum)
trifida (TRYE-fid-a)
trilora (try-LOR-ah)
triptera (TRIP-ter-ah)
tripunctata (trye-punk-TAH-tah)
tripunctatum (try-punk-TAY-tum)
trulla (TRULL-ah)
tuberosum (tew-ber-OH-sum)
tuberosus (tew-ber-OH-sus)
tuxtlensis (TUKT-len-sis)

u


uboensis (ooh-boh-EN-sis)
ugandensis (yew-GAN-den-sis)
uncatum (un-KAY-tum)
uncinata (un-sin-AY-tah)
undulata (un-dew-LAH-tah)
undulatum (un-dew-LAY-tum)
unicum (YEW-nih-kum)
uniflora (yew-nee-FLOR-ah) or (yew-nih-FLOR-ah)
uniflorum (yew-nih-FLOR-um)
uroskinneri (yew-roh-SKlN-ner-eye)
urschianum (uhr-she-AY-num)
urticae (IRR-tik-eye)
usneoides (oos-NEE-oy-deez) or (oos-nee-OY-deez)
utile (YEW-till-ee)
utyumii (yewt-YOOM-ee-eye)

v


vaginata (vaj-ih-NAY-tah)
valentina (val-en-TEE-na)
vallneriana (van-NAIR-ee-ah-nah)
vannouhuysii (Van-NOW-hoyz-ee-eye)
vanoverberghii (van-oh-ver-BERG-ee-eye)
vargasii (VAR-gus-ee-eye)
variabilis (vahr-ee-AB-eh-lis)
varicosa (vair-ee-KOH-sah)
variegata (vair-ee-ah-GAY-ta)
vasquezii (vas-KWEZ-ee-eye)
veitchiana (veech-ee-AY-nah)
veitchii (VEECH-ee-eye)
velata (vel-LAY-tah)
velutina (vel-YEW-teen-a) or (vel-YEW-tee-nah)
venatoria (ven-ah-TORE-ee-ah)
venosa (vee-NOH-sa)
venosum (vee-NOH-sum)
venusta (vee-NOOS-tah)
venustum (VENN-ooh-stum)
venustus (vee-NOOS-tus)
veratrifolium (veh-rat-tri-FOH-lee-um)
verdickii (vir-DICK-ee-eye)
vernalis (ver-NAY-liss)
verrucosa (ver-roo-KOH-sa)
versicolor (verr-sih-KOH-lor) or (ver-SlH-kul-er)
vexativa (vek-sah-TEE-vah)
vexillaria (vek-sil-LAY-ree-ah)
victoriae (vick-TORE-ee-eye)
villosa (vill-OH-sah)
villosum (vill-OH-sum)
violacea (vye-oh-LAY-see-ah)
violascens (vye-oh-LASS-enz)
virescens (vih-REH-senz)
virginalis (ver-j in-AY-liss)
virginea (ver-JIN-ay-a)
viride (VEER-ih-dee)
virides (VEER-ih-deez)
viridis (VIR-ih-diss)
vollesii (VOLZ-ee-eye)
vomeracea (vom-er-AY-see-ah)
vreelandii (vree-LAND-ee-eye)

w


wageneri (wag-en-ER-eye)
wailesiana (whales-ee-AY-na)
walkeriana (walk-er-ee-AY-nah)
wallichii (wall-LICK-ee-eye) or (wall-UK-ee-eye)
wallisii (wall-iss-EE-eye) or (wall-LISS-ee-eye) or (wall-lSS-ee-eye)
wameri (WAR-ner-eye)
wardii (WARD-ee-eye)
warneri (WAR-ner-eye ) or (WAR-ner-ee)
warneriana (war-ner-ee-AY-na)
warscewiczianum (var-SCHEH-witz-ee-ah-num) or (var-shuh-vitz-ee-AY-num)
warscewiczii (var-SCHEH-witz-ee-eye) or (var-sheh-VITZ-ee-eye) or (var-shuh-VITZ-ee-eye)
warszewiczianum (var-shuh-VITZ-ee-an-um)
wascewicziana (var-shuh-vitz-ee-AY-nah)
weberbaueri (web-er-BOU-er-eye or veb-er-BOU-er-eye)
weberbaueriana (web-er-bou-er-ee-AH-nah)
weberianus (web-er-ee-AY-nus)
welchii (WELL-chee-eye)
wendlandii (wend-land-EE-eye)
wentianum (when-TEE-ah-num)
wenzelii (wen-ZELL-ee-eye)
werkhauseri (verk-HOW-zer-eye)
whartoniana (war-ton-EE-ah-nah)
whittenii (whit-EN-ee-eye)
whytei (WHITE-eye)
wightianum (white-ee-AY-num)
wilhelminae (vill-HELL-meen-eye)
williamsianum (wil-lee-ams-ee-AY-num) or (will-ee-ums-EE-ah-num)
williamsii (will-y-AMZ-ee-eye)
wilsonii (will-SON-ee-eye)
winikaphyllum (win-ik-ah-FILL-um)
wisteriana (wis-ter-EE-an-a)
wittigiana (vit-tig-ee-AY-ah)
wolterianum (wohl-TERR-ee-ah-num)
woodii (WOOD-ee-eye)
woodsonii (wood-SON-ee-eye)
wuliangshanicum (WOO-lee-ANG-shan-ih-kum)

x


xanthina (zan-THYE-nah) or (zan-THEE-na)
xytriophora (zye-tree-OH-for-ah)

y


yingijiangensis (approximately yinn-ee�gee-ahng-EN-sis)
ying-xiangii (ING-SHEE-ung-ee-eye)
yungasensis (young-ah-SEN-sis)
yunnanensis (you-nan-EN-sis) or (yew-nan-EN-sis)

z


zambesiaca (zam-BEES-ee-ah-kah)
zeyheriana (ZAY-err-ee-ah-na)
zhejiangensis (approximately juh-gee�ahng-EN-sis)
zuluensis (zu-lu-EN-sis)