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Alliance

Guest Author - Susan Taylor

The term Alliance is used to describe a group of genera that have many common characteristics and can be used for cross breeding. The result of these cross breedings are considered to be a new hybrid genera. Examples of alliances are:

Cattleya Alliance: includes Cattleya, Laelia, Epidendrum, Encyclia, Sophronitis Broughtonia, Rhyncholaelia, Brassavola and all its intergeneric hybrids.

Vanda Alliance: includes Phalaenopsis, Aerides, Ascocentrum, Euanthe, Neofinetia, Rhychostylis, Sarcochilus, Vanda and all its intergeneric hybrids.

Dendrobium Alliance: includes 4 genera, only one of which Dendrobium is widely grown.

Oncidium Alliance: includes Brassia, Cochlioda, Cuitlauzina, Lemboglossum, Miltonia, Odontoglossum, Oncidium, Osmoglossum, Psychopsis, Psygmorchis, Rodriguezia, Rossioglossum, Trichocentrum, Trichopilla, Tolumnia and all its intergeneric hybrids.

Cymbidiums: includes only the Cymbidiums.

Slipper Orchids: includes Crypipedium, Paphiopedilum, Phragmipedium and Selnipedium.
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Content copyright © 2013 by Susan Taylor. All rights reserved.
This content was written by Susan Taylor. If you wish to use this content in any manner, you need written permission. Contact Anu Dubey Dharmani for details.

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