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Orchid names abbreviations and parents’ genera

Here you can find the abbreviations of the orchid genera. I have included some names that are obsolete, but still widely in use by the growers and the collectors. Included are names of hybrids and species. Please contact me if there are abbreviations that you know, but you can’t see in this list.

Adacidium Adcm Ada x Oncidium

Aerides Aer

Aerctm Aeridocentrum

Aeridovanda Aerdv

Aeridesidopsis Aeridesps Aerides x Phalaenopsis

Aeridovanda Aerdv Aerides x Vanda

Aeridovanisia Aervsa Aerides x Luisia x Vanda

Alexanderara Alxra Brassia x Cochlioda x Odontoglossum x Aliceara

Aliceara Alcra Brassia x Miltonia x Oncidium

Alphonsoara Alph Arachnis x Ascocentrum x Vanda x Vandopsis

Andrewara Andw Arachnis x Renanthera x Trichoglottis x Vanda

Angraecum Angcm

Ansieium Asdm Ansiella x Cymbidium

Arachnisnopsis Arnps Arachnis x Phalaenopsis

Aranda Aranda Arachnis x Vanda

Arachnopsis Arnps

Aranthera Arnth

Ascocenda Asco Ascocentrum x Vanda

Asconopsis Ascps Ascocentrum x Phalaenopsis

Ascovandoritis Asvts Ascocentrum x Doritis x Vanda

Ascocentrum Asctm

Aspasium Aspsm Aspasia x Oncidium

Brassavola B

Bakerara Bak Brassia x Miltonia x Odontoglossum x Oncidium

Baldwinara Bdwna Aspasia x Cochlioda x Odontoglossum x Oncidium

Baptistocidium Btcm Baptistonia x Oncidium

Barbosaara Bbra Cochlioda x Gomesa x Odontoglossum x Oncidium

Baumannara Bmnra Comparettia x Odontoglossum x Oncidium

Brassocattleya Bc

Beardara Bdra Ascocentrum x Doritis x Phalaenopsis

Brassoepidendrum Bepi

Bokchoonara Bkch

Brassolaelia Bl

Brassolaeliocattleya Blc

Bogardara Bgd Ascocentrum x Phalaenopsis x Vanda

Bogardara Bgd Ascocentrum x Phalaenopsis x Vanda

Bokchoonara Bkch Arachnis x Ascocentrum x Phalaenopsis x Vanda

Bokchoonara Bkch Arachnis x Ascocentrum x Phalaenopsis x Vanda

Bovornara Bov Arachnis x Ascocentrum x Rhyncostylis x Vanda

Brassidium Brassiadm Brassia x Oncidium

Brilliandeara Brlda Aspasia x Brassia x Cochlioda x Miltonia x Odontoglossum x Oncidium

Broughtonia Bro

Brassia Brs

Burkhardtara Bktra Leochilus x Odontoglossum x Oncidium x Rodriguezia

Burkillara Burk Aerides x Arachnis x Vanda

Burrageara Burr Cochlioda x Miltonia x Odontoglossum x Oncidium

Cattleya C

Campbellara Cmpba Odontoglossum x Oncidium x Rodriguezia

Carpenterara Cptra Baptistonia x Odontoglossum x Oncidium

Charlesworthara Cha Cochlioda x Miltonia x Oncidium

Charlieara Charl Rhyncostylis x Vanda x Vandopsis

Christieara Chtra Aerides x Ascocentrum x Vanda

Christieara Chtra

Chuatianara Chtn Neofinetia x Renanthera x Rhyncostylis x Vanda

Cleisonopsis Clnps Cleisocentron x Phalaenopsis

Colmanara Colm

Colmanara Colm Oncidium x Miltonia x Odontoglossum

Crawshayara Craw Miltonia x Odontoglossum x Oncidium

Cattleytonia Ctna

Cymbidasetum Cymst Cymbidium x Catasetum

Cymbidium Cym Cymbidium x Cymbidium

Cymphiella Cymph Cymbidium x Eulophiella

Darwinara Dar Ascocentrum x Neofinetia x Rhyncostylis x Vanda

Debruyneara Dbra Ascocentrum x Luisia x Vanda

Dendrobium Den

Dendroberia Denga Dendrobium x Flickingeria

Dendrobium Den Dendrobium x Dendrobium

Devereuxara Dvra Ascocentrum x Phalaenopsis x Vanda

Devereuxara Dvra Ascocentrum x Phalaenopsis x Vanda

Diplonopsis Dpnps Diploprora x Phalaenopsis

Doritis Dor

Doritaenopsis Dtps Doritis x Phalaenopsis

Doritiellaopsis Dllps Doritis x Kingiella x Phalaenopsis

Dresslerara Dres Ascoglossum x Phalaenopsis x Renanthera

Doritaenopsis Dtps

Dunningara Dngra Aspasia x Miltonia x Oncidium

Eastonara Eas Ascocentrum x Gastrochilus x Vanda

Edeara Edr Arachnis x Phalaenopsis x Renanthera x Vandopsis

Eliara Eliara Brassia x Oncidium x Rodriguezia

Enc Encyclia

Engkhiamara Ekma Aerides x Arachnis x Ascocentrum x Renanthera x Vanda

Epicattleya Epc Epidenrum x Cattleya

Epidendrum Epi

Epilaeliocattleya Eplc Epidendrum x Laelia x Cattleya

Ernestara Entra Phalaenopsis x Renanthera x Vandopsis

Eryidium Erdm Erycina x Oncidium

Eurynopsis Eunps Eurychone x Phalaenopsis

Fujioara Fjo Ascocentrum x Trichoglottis x Vanda

Georgeblackara Gbka Comparettia x Leochilus x Oncidium x Rodriguezia

Glanzara Glz Doritis x Phalaenopsis x Rhyncostylis

Goffara Gfa Luisia x Rhyncostylis x Vanda

Goodaleara Gdlra Brassia x Cochlioda x Miltonia x Odontoglossum x Oncidium

Grammatophyllum Gram

Grammatocymbidium Grcym Cymbidium x Grammatophyllum

Hagerara Hgra Doritis x Phalaenopsis x Vanda

Hagerara Hgra Doritis x Phalaenopsis x Vanda

Hausermannara Haus Doritis x Phalaenopsis x Vandopsis

Hawaiiara Haw Renanthera x Vanda x Vandopsis

Himoriara Hmra Ascocentrum x Phalaenopsis x Rhyncostylis x

Himoriara Hmra Ascocentrum x Phalaenopsis x Rhyncostylis x Vanda

Hawkinsara Hknsa

Holttumara Holtt Arachnis x Renanthera x Vanda

Howeara Hwra Leochilus x Oncidium x Rodriguezia

Ionocidium Incdm Ionopsis x Oncidium

Isaoara Isr Aerides x Ascocentrum x Phalaenopsis x Vanda

Isaoara Isr Aerides x Ascocentrum x Phalaenopsis x Vanda

Joannara Jnna Renanthera x Rhyncostylis x Vanda

Johnkellyara Jkl Brassia x Leochilus x Oncidium x Rodriguezia

Kagawara Kgw Ascocentrum x Renanthera x Vanda

Kagawara Kgw

Kippenara Kpa Ascocentrum x Doritis x Rhyncostylis x Vanda

Knappara Knp Ascocentrum x Rhyncostylis x Vanda x Vandopsis

Knudsonara Knud Ascocentrum x Neofinetia x Renanthera x

Kriegerara Kgra Ada x Cochlioda x Odontoglossum x Oncidium

Laelia L

Laipenchihara Lpca Ascocentrum x Doritis x Neofinetia x Rhyncostylis x Vanda

Laycockara Lay Arachnis x Phalaenopsis x Vandopsis

Laeliocattleya Lc Laelia x Cattleya

Leaneyara Lnya Ascocentrum x Rhyncostylis x Sarcochilus x Vanda

Leeara Leeara Arachnis x Vanda x Vandopsis

Leocidium Lcdm Leochilus x Oncidium

Leocidmesa Lcmsa Gomesa x Leochilus x Oncidium

Leocidpasia Lcdpa Aspasia x Leochilus x Oncidium

Lewisara Lwsra Aerides x Arachnis x Ascocentrum x Vanda

Lichtara Licht Doritis x Gastrochilus x Phalaenopsis

Liebmanara Lieb Aspasia x Cochlioda x Oncidium

Lockcidium Lkcdm Lockhartia x Oncidium

Lockcidmesa Lkda Lockhartia x Oncidium x Gomesa

Lioponia Lpna

Luinopsis Lnps Luisia x Phalaenopsis

Luisanda Lsnd Luisia x Vanda

Luivanetia Lvta Luisia x Neofinetia x Vanda

Lutherara Luth Phalaenopsis x Renanthera x Rhyncostylis

Lewisara Lwsra

Maccoyara Mcyra Aerides x Vanda x Vandopsis

Macekara Maka Arachnis x Phalaenopsis x Renanthera x Vanda x Vandopsis

Macekara Maka Arachnis x Phalaenopsis x Renanthera x Vanda x Vandopsis

Maclellanara Mclna Brassia x Odontoglossum x Oncidium

Maunderara Mnda Ada x Cochlioda x Miltonia x Odontoglossum x Oncidium

Meechaiara Mchr Ascocentrum x Doritis x Phalaenopsis x Rhyncostylis x Vanda

Meechaiara Mchr Ascocentrum x Doritis x Phalaenopsis x Rhyncostylis x Vanda

Micholitzara Mchza Aerides x Ascocentrum x Neofinetia x Vanda

Miltadium Mtadm Brassia x Miltonia x Oncidium x Rodri

Miltonia Milt Miltonia x Miltonia

Miltonidium Mtdm Miltonia x Oncidium

Mokara Mkra

Moirara Moir Phalaenopsis x Renanthera x Vanda

Moirara Moir Phalaenopsis x Renanthera x Vanda

Mokara Mkra Arachnis x Ascocentrum x Vanda

Nakamotoara Nak

Nakagawaara Nkgwa Aerides x Doritis x Phalaenopsis

Nakamotoara Nak Ascocentrum x Neofinetia x Vanda

Neofinetia Neof

Neostylis Neost

Neostylopsis Nsls Neofinetia x Phalaenopsis x Rhyncostylis

Nobleara Nlra Aerides x Renanthera x Vanda

Norwoodara Nwda Ada x Miltonia x Oncidium

Notylidium Ntldm Notylia x Oncidium

Odontobrassia Odbrs Odontoglossum x Brassia

Odontoglossum Odm

Odontocidium Odcdm Odontoglossum x Oncidium

Odontoglossum Odm Odontoglossum x Odontoglossum

Odontonia Odtna Odontoglossum x Miltonia

Okaara Okr Ascocentrum x Renanthera x Rhyncostylis x Vanda

Oncidium Onc

Oncandra Ora Galeandra x Oncidium

Oncidenia Oncidiumna Macradenia x Oncidium

Oncidesa Oncidiumsa Gomesa x Oncidium

Oncidettia Oncidiumtta Comparettia x Oncidium

Oncidiella Oncidiumlla Oncidium x Rodrigueziella

Oncidioda Oncidiumda Cochlioda x Oncidium

Oncidium Onc Oncidium x Oncidium

Oncidpilia Oncidiumpa Oncidium x Trichopilia

Onoara Onra Ascocentrum x Renanthera x Vanda x Vandopsis

Opsisanda Opsis Vanda x Vandopsis

Ornithocidium Orncm Oncidium x Ornithophora

Owensara Owsr Doritis x Phalaenopsis x Renanthera

Pageara Pga Ascocentrum x Luisia x Rhyncostylis x Vanda

Pantapaara Pntp Ascoglossum x Renanthera x Vanda

Parnataara Parn Aerides x Arachnis x Phalaenopsis

Paulara Plra Ascocentrum x Doritis x Phalaenopsis x Renanthera x Vanda

Paulara Plra Ascocentrum x Doritis x Phalaenopsis x Renanthera x Vanda

Pehara Peh Aerides x Arachnis x Vanda x Vandopsis

Pepeara Ppa Ascocentrum x Doritis x Phalaenopsis x Renanthera

Perreiraara Prra Aerides x Rhyncostylis x Vanda

Pettitara Pett Ada x Brassia x Oncidium

Phaiocymbidium Phcym Cymbidium x Phaius

Phalaenopsis Phal Phalaenopsis x Phalaenopsis

Phalaerianda Phda Aerides x Phalaenopsis x Vanda

Phalaerianda Phda Aerides x Phalaenopsis x Vanda

Phalandopsis Phdps Phalaenopsis x Vandopsis

Phalanetia Phnta Neofinetia x Phalaenopsis

Phaliella Phlla Kingiella x Phalaenopsis

Pooleara Polra Ascocentrum x Ascoglossum x Phalaenopsis x Renanthera

Porterara Prta Rhyncostylis x Sarcochilus x Vanda

Perreiraara Prra

Raganara Rgn Renanthera x Trichoglottis x Vanda

Ramasamyara Rmsya Arachnis x Rhyncostylis x Vanda

Rodriquezia Rdza

Rehfieldara Rfda Ada x Odontoglossum x Oncidium

Renanthera Ren

Renafinanda Rfnda Neofinetia x Renanthera x Vanda

Renanda Rnnd Arachnis x Renanthera x Vanda

Renantanda Rntda Renanthera x Vanda

Renanthopsis Rnthps Phalaenopsis x Renanthera

Rhynchorides Rhrds

Rhynchovanda Rhv Rhyncostylis x Vanda

Rhynchostylis Rhy

Rhynchonopsis Rhnps Phalaenopsis x Rhyncostylis

Rhynchovanda Rhv Rhyncostylis x Vanda

Rhyndoropsis Rhdps Doritis x Phalaenopsis x Rhyncostylis

Richardmizutaara Rcmza Ascocentrum x Phalaenopsis x Vandopsis

Richardsonara Rchna Aspasia x Odontoglossum x Oncidium

Ridleyara Ridl Arachnis x Trichoglottis x Vanda

Rumrillara Rlla

Renantanda Rntda Renanthera x Vanda

Robinara Rbnra Aerides x Ascocentrum x Renanthera x Vanda

Rodricidium Rdcm Oncidium x Rodriguezia

Ronnyara Rnya Aerides x Ascocentrum x Rhyncostylis x Vanda

Roseara Rsra Doritis x Kingiella x Phalaenopsis x Renanthera

Ruppara Rppa Gomesa x Odontoglossum x Oncidium

Sanjumeara Sjma Aerides x Neofinetia x Rhyncostylis x Vanda

Saplalaara Spla Ascocentrum x Renanthera x Rhyncostylis x Vanda x Vandopsis

Sappanara Sapp Arachnis x Phalaenopsis x Renanthera

Sarconopsis Srnps Phalaenopsis x Sarcochilus

Sarcovanda Srv Sarcochilus x Vanda

Sauledaara Sdra Aspasia x Brassia x Miltonia x Oncidium x Rodriguezia

Sophrocattleya Sc Sophronitis x Cattleya

Segerara Sgra Aspasia x Cochlioda x Miltonia x Odontoglossum x Oncidium

Shigeuraara Shgra Ascocentrum x Ascoglossum x Renanthera x Vanda

Shiveara Shva Aspasia x Brassia x Odontoglossum x Oncidium

Sidranara Sidr Ascocentrum x Phalaenopsis x Renanthera

Sigmacidium Sgdm Oncidium x Sigmatostalix

Sladeara Slad Doritis x Phalaenopsis x Sarcochilus

Sophrolaeliocattleya Slc Sophronitis x Laelia x Cattleya

Sophronitis Soph

Stamariaara Stmra Ascocentrum x Phalaenopsis x Renanthera x Vanda

Stamariaara StmraAscocentrum x Phalaenopsis x Renanthera x Vanda

Sutingara Sut Arachnis x Ascocentrum x Phalaenopsis x Vanda x Vandopsis

Sutingara Sut Arachnis x Ascocentrum x Phalaenopsis x Vanda x Vandopsis

Tanara Tanara Aerides x Ascocentrum x Renanthera x Rhyncostylis x Vanda

Teohara Thra Arachnis x Renanthera x Vanda x Vandopsis

Thompsonara Thmpa Catasetum x Cymbidium x Grammatophyllum

Trautara Trta Doritis x Luisia x Phalaenopsis

Trevorara Trev Arachnis x Phalaenopsis x Vanda

Trevorara Trev Arachnis x Phalaenopsis x Vanda

Trichocidium Trcdm Oncidium x Trichocentrum

Trichonopsis Trnps Phalaenopsis x Trichoglottis

Trichovanda Trcv Trichoglottis x Vanda

Uptonara Upta Phalaenopsis x Rhyncostylis x Sarcochilus

Vanalstyneara Vnsta Miltonia x Odontoglossum x Oncidium x Rodriguezia

Vancampe Vcp Acampe x Vanda

Vanda V Vanda x Vanda

Vandaenopsis Vdnps Phalaenopsis x Vanda

Vandaenopsis Vdnps Phalaenopsis x Vanda

Vandaeranthes Vths Aeridesth x Vanda

Vandewegheara Vwga Ascocentrum x Doritis x Phalaenopsis x Vanda

Vandewegheara Vwga Ascocentrum x Doritis x Phalaenopsis x Vanda

Vandofinetia Vf Neofinetia x Vanda

Vandofinides Vfds Aerides x Neofinetia x Vanda

Vandoritis Vdts Doritis x Vanda

Vanglossum Vgm Ascoglossum x Vanda

Vascostylis Vasco Vanda x Rhyncostylis

Vascostylis Vasco Ascocentrum x Rhyncostylis x Vanda

Viraphandhuara Vpda Aerides x Ascocentrum x Neofinetia x Vanda

Wailaiara Wlra Aerides x Arachnis x Ascocentrum x Rhyncostylis x Vanda

Waironara Wrna Aerides x Renanthera x Rhyncostylis x Vanda

Warneara Wnra Comparettia x Oncidium x Rodriguezia

Wilkinsara Wknsra Ascocentrum x Vanda x Vandopsis

Wilsonara Wils Cochlioda x Odontoglossum x Oncidium

Withnerara With Aspasia x Miltonia x Odontoglossum x Oncidium

Yapara Yap Phalaenopsis x Rhyncostylis x Vanda

Yapara Yap Phalaenopsis x Rhyncostylis x Vanda

Yeepengara Ypga Aerides x Phalaenopsis x Rhyncostylis x Vanda

Yeepengara Ypga Aerides x Phalaenopsis x Rhyncostylis x Vanda

Yonezawaara Yzwr Neofinetia x Rhyncostylis x Vanda

Yusofara Ysfra Arachnis x Ascocentrum x Renanthera x Vanda

Source:

Submitted by the CITES Management Authority of Switzerland 2004

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Krum Sotirov is internationally recognized orchid expert known for his lectures on orchid care, presented before orchid societies and garden clubs in the US and Canada. He has maintained one of the most informative orchid website ionopsis.com from 1996 until 2016. Orhidaria will continue the tradition.

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