Apostasioideae/Definition

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Apostasioideae [r]: It the smallest subfamily of Orchidaceae known for being the few orchids with two or three fertile anthers; leaves with stealthing bases; elongated staminodium and labellum similar to the petals, split in two genera formed by sixteen species from southeast Asia.