(pronounced: beh-CLAR-dee-ah)


Vandeae subtribe Aerangidinae

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Monopodial epiphytes. Stems short. Leaves alternate, distichous, strap-shaped, obliquely bilobed at the apex, leathery. Inflorescences axillary pedunculate racemes. Flowers secund, somewhat tubular. Sepals and petals free. Lip unlobed, spurred, without callus. Column club-shaped, the rostellum elongate, bifid, the apex of the column beaked; pollinia 2, on a common oblanceolate stipe and minute viscidium.


Named to honor Dr. Augustine Beclard, Professor of Anatomy in Paris.


A genus of two species from Madagascar and the Mascarene Islands.

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