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This species is accepted, and its native range is Colombia to Peru.

[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
Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 300 - 2250 m.; Andes, Pacífico, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Valle del Cauca, Valle del Magdalena.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba, epífita
Conservation
No Evaluada

Native to:

Colombia, Ecuador, Peru

Microchilus major C.Presl appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Feb 6, 1980 Schulz, J.P. [10288], Suriname Erythrodes major K000395966

First published in Reliq. Haenk. 1: 94 (1827)

Accepted by

  • Dueñas Gómez, H.del C. & Fernández-Alonso, J.L. (2007). Sinopsis de la subfamilia Spiranthoideae (Orchidaceae) en Colombia, Parte I Revista de la Academia Colombiana de Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales 31: 1-27.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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/"

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Szlachetko, D.L. (ed.) (2016). Orchids of the Guianas (Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana) 1: 1-461. Koeltz Botanical Books.

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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