Pinalia Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don

, Prodr. Fl. Nepal. 31 (1825), pro syn.
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:30355-1
Publication
Prodromus Florae Nepalensis, sive Enumeratio Vegetabilium, quae in Itinere per Nepaliam Proprie Dictam et Rgiones Conterminas, Ann. 1802-1803. Detexit atque legit D. D. Franciscus Hamilton, (olim Buchanan) M.D. London
Collation
31
Family as entered in IPNI
Orchidaceae

Nomenclatural Notes

Status: pro syn. Don cited Pinalia alba as a synonym of Octomeria spicata D.Don

Remarks

Etymology: Mark Watson [E; pers. comm.] checked Buchanan Hamilton’s manuscript and found that Hamilton derived the genus name “Pinalia” from the then existed Nepalese local name “Bun Pinali’ (not in use now?) for this taxon.

Links

Hybrid Parent
× Bryopinalia J.M.H.Shaw, Orchid Rev. Suppl., 121(1303): 56 (2013).