Subfamily:
  Epidendroideae
Tribe:
  Epidendreae
Subtribe:
  Laeliinae
Genus: Myrmecophila:
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Subgenus: Chaunoschomburgkia:
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  • Mexico Northeast, Mexico, Northern America
  • Mexico Gulf, Northern America
  • Mexico Southwest, Northern America
  • Mexico Southeast, Northern America
  • Belize, Southern America
  • Costa Rica, Southern America
  • Guatemala, Southern America
  • Honduras, Southern America
  • Venezuela, Southern America
Naturally found Mexico, south to Columbia, clumps reach enormous size when grown outdoors on palm trees. Flower spikes can be 1.5 meters long! Large hollow stems provide homes for ants. its generic epithet referring to its symbiotic relationship with the ants that are usually found colonising the hollow pseudobulbs. The ants will often pack the pseudobulbs with dead ants and plant debris which actually provide a nutrient source for the orchid in what is usually a nutrient-poor habitat.
  • Bletia tibicinis (Bateman ex Lindl.) Rchb.f. (1862)
  • Cattleya tibicinis (Bateman ex Lindl.) Beer (1854)
  • Epidendrum tibicinis Bateman ex Lindl. (1838)
  • Laelia tibicinis (Bateman ex Lindl.) L.O.Williams (1941)
  • Schomburgkia brysiana var. intermedia H.G.Jones (1973)
  • Schomburgkia campecheana Kraenzl. (1903)
  • Schomburgkia intermedia (H.G.Jones) Withner (1993)
  • Schomburgkia tibicinis (Bateman ex Lindl.) Bateman (1841)
Myrmetonia Don Jorge Mora Lopez Myrmecophila tibicinis × Broughtonia lindenii
Myrmecocattleya Mem. Louise Fuchs * Myrmecophila tibicinis × Cattleya bicolor
Myrmecocattleya Claudia Elena * Myrmecophila tibicinis × Cattleya dowiana
Myrmecocattleya Milagro Rosa Myrmecophila tibicinis × Cattleya gaskelliana
Myrmecocattleya Billie Pickell Myrmecophila tibicinis × Cattleya guttata
Myrmecocattleya Thammasiri Myrmecophila tibicinis × Cattleya intermedia
Myrmecocattleya Perfection Myrmecophila tibicinis × Cattleya loddigesii
Myrmecocattleya tibicinis-Mantinii * Myrmecophila tibicinis × Cattleya Mantinii
Myrmecocattleya Keith Goldson * Myrmecophila tibicinis × Cattleya Mem. Tom Fennell
Myrmecocattleya RIO's Pink Delight Myrmecophila tibicinis × Cattleya nobilior
Myrmecocattleya Emma Solossa * Myrmecophila tibicinis × Cattleya Penny Kuroda (syn)
Myrmecocattleya RIO'S Majestic * Myrmecophila tibicinis × Cattleya violacea
Myrmecocattleya Marcela Coutanceau Myrmecophila tibicinis × Cattleya Walkerinter
Guaricatophila Maria Alejandra Myrmecophila tibicinis × Cattlianthe Chocolate Drop
Markara Snowy Rose Myrmecophila tibicinis × Caulaelia Snowflake
Caulophila Ipo Myrmecophila tibicinis × Caularthron bicornutum
Myrmecolaelia Claudio Rossi Myrmecophila tibicinis × Laelia anceps
Myrmecolaelia Ruby Ray Myrmecophila tibicinis × Laelia undulata
Myrmecophila Tibiana * Myrmecophila tibicinis × Myrmecophila thomsoniana
Rhynchomyrmeleya Rio's Florida Thrill Myrmecophila tibicinis × Rhyncholaeliocattleya Hawaiian Thrill
Rhynchomyrmeleya Isthatso Myrmecophila tibicinis × Rhyncholaeliocattleya Lester McDonald
Rhynchomyrmeleya Graf's Aventura Myrmecophila tibicinis × Rhyncholaeliocattleya Yen Corona
Myrmecavola Christian Fun * Brassavola nodosa × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Myrmecatavola Binosa-tibicinis * Brassocattleya Binosa × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Myrmecatavola BAMA * Brassocattleya Mem. Vida Lee × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Myrmecatavola Frances Fox * Brassocattleya Polka Dot × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Myrmecatavola Tiger Lily * Brassocattleya Richard Mueller × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Myrmetonia Nice Cherub Broughtonia domingensis × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Myrmetonia Summertime * Broughtonia sanguinea × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Myrmecocattleya Spectra Cattleya Bit O'Brazil × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Myrmecocattleya Monroe Singer Cattleya Claesiana × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Myrmecocattleya Mem. Lillian Sadula Cattleya Fascelis × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Myrmecocattleya Beth Sadacca * Cattleya forbesii × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Myrmecocattleya Mary Storm Cattleya Gatton Glory × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Myrmecocattleya Janices Joy Cattleya harrisoniana × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Myrmecocattleya Anne Gripp * Cattleya Helen Veliz × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Myrmecocattleya John's Passion * Cattleya Hybrida × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Myrmecocattleya RIO'S Morning Mist Cattleya Indigo Mist × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Myrmecocattleya Bordighera * Cattleya intermedia × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Myrmecocattleya Laurie Michelle Cattleya Jungle Elf × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Myrmecocattleya Maku'u Mana Cattleya Lucia Cecilia × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Myrmecocattleya Sofia Sacchetti Cattleya Manglesii × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Myrmecocattleya Spiralis Cattleya mossiae × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Myrmecocattleya Robbie Lee Cattleya Myron A. Hofer × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Myrmecocattleya Monte Bello * Cattleya purpurata × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Schombolaelia × tibibrosa Cattleya tenebrosa × Schomburgkia tibicinis (syn)
Myrmecocattleya Tibibrosa Cattleya tenebrosa × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Myrmecocattleya Cinnamon Tower * Cattleya Thospol Spot × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Myrmecocattleya Tharon Granzin Cattleya tigrina × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Myrmecocattleya Pumpkin Patch * Cattleya walkeriana × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Myrmecocattleya Fun Fiesta Cattleya warscewiczii × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Myrmecocattleya irrorata-tibicinis * Cattleya × irrorata × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Cattoniphila Linda May Sunderland * Cattleytonia Marley Beckford × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Guaricatophila Graf's Escondite * Cattlianthe Anduril × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Guaricatophila Jessica Granzin Cattlianthe Bactia × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Guaricatophila RIO's Summer Sunset Cattlianthe Blazing Treat × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Guaricatophila Graf's Caribicinis Cattlianthe Graf's Caribe × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Guaricatophila Cielo Rojo Cattlianthe Mini Doris × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Guaricatophila SunCoast's Hot Lava Stars Cattlianthe Rojo × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Guaricatophila Rubycinis Cattlianthe Ruby's Delight × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Myrmecatyclia Icha Dwi Wahyu * Catyclia Purple Glory × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Epiphila Red Monsterette Epidendrum magnoliae (syn) × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Wilmotteara Pauka'a Henricinis Guaricattonia Mem. Henry Goldberg × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Bromecanthe Thai Gem * Guaritonia Why Not × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Kautskyara Jack Kepley * Jackfowlieara Appleblossom × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Myrmecolaelia Phantasm Laelia Curly Head × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Myrmecophila × rechingeriana Myrmecophila brysiana × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Myrmecophila Lai Ming Ng Myrmecophila exaltata × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Myrmecophila Motes Baby Grand Myrmecophila grandiflora × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Myrmechea Mem. Jimmie McKeral Prosthechea mariae × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Stormara Mem. Ruben Sauleda * Rhyncattleanthe Elizabeth Palmer × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Rhynchomyrmeleya Jawadwipa Rhyncholaeliocattleya Destiny × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Rhynchomyrmeleya Sedona's Emerald * Rhyncholaeliocattleya Mem. Helen Brown × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Rhynchomyrmeleya Mem. Robert Marold Rhyncholaeliocattleya Miya's Radiance × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Rhynchomyrmeleya Sulawesi Rhyncholaeliocattleya Toshie Aoki × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Rhynchomyrmeleya Abby Kate Rhyncholaeliocattleya Waianae Leopard × Myrmecophila tibicinis
Glen Gary
Mcp. tibicinis
Roy W. Finley
Mcp. tibicinis
Stanley Hervey
Mcp. tibicinis
Karla Velasco
Mcp. tibicinis
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