Anathallis sclerophylla (Lindl.) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase

First published in Lindleyana 16: 250 (2001)
This name is a synonym of Stelis sclerophylla

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Pleurothallis sclerophylla.]
  • Karremans, A.P. (2019). To be, or not to be a Stelis. Lankesteriana 19: 281-343. [Cited as Stelis sclerophylla.]

This name was accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • Sambin, A. & Ravet, E. (2021). Les orchidées de Guyane: 1-672. Biotope, éditions. [Cited as Anathallis sclerophylla.]
  • da Rocha Fiuza de Melo, M.M. & al. (eds.) (2007). Flora Fanerogâmica da Ilha do Cardoso 12: 1-289. Instituto de Botânica, São Paulo, Brasil. [Cited as Anathallis sclerophylla.]

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • 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.

Other Data

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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

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