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This species is accepted, and its native range is Colombia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Endémica y nativa en Colombia; Alt. 2440 - 3300 m.; Andes, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba, epífita
Conservation
Vulnerable

Native to:

Colombia

Cyrtochilum leucopterum (Rchb.f.) Dalström appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2003 Schlim, L.J. [989], Colombia K000857224 isotype
Linden, J. [989], Colombia K000586413
Zarucchi, J.L.; Brant, A.E.; Castaño, C.J. [5793], Colombia K001460365
Kennedy, H. [3586], Peru Odontoglossum leucopterum 61879.000

First published in Lindleyana 16: 66 (2001)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Uribe J., J. (2008). Cyrtochillums de Colombia Orquideología 25: 178-182.

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • ColPlantA (2021). "ColPlantA. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.colplanta.org/"

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K001460365

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0