Otostylis brachystalix (Rchb.f.) Schltr.

First published in Orchis 12: 40 (1918)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Trinidad to S. Tropical America. It is a pseudobulbous geophyte and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Brazil North, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Chocce, M. & Janovec, J.P. (2004). A Synopsis of the Genus Otostylis (Orchidaceae: Maxillarieae Subtribe Zygopetalinae) with a new Record from Southern Peru. Sida 21: 841-852.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Meneguzzo, T.E.C., Baumgratz, J.F.A. & van den Berg, C. (2015). Taxonomic studies in the Aganisia complex (Orchidaceae, Zygopetalinae). Phytotaxa 238: 1-39.
  • Pessoa, E., de Barros, F. & Alves, M. (2015). Orchidaceae from Viruá National Park, Roraima, Brazilian Amazon. Phytotaxa 192: 61-96.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Otostylis lepida.]

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. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Chocce, M. & Janovec, J.P. (2004). A Synopsis of the Genus Otostylis (Orchidaceae: Maxillarieae Subtribe Zygopetalinae) with a new Record from Southern Peru. Sida 21: 841-852.
  • Meneguzzo, T.E.C., Baumgratz, J.F.A. & van den Berg, C. (2015). Taxonomic studies in the Aganisia complex (Orchidaceae, Zygopetalinae). Phytotaxa 238: 1-39.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R., & Celis, M. (eds.). (2020). Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia. v1.1. Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Dataset/Checklist. https://doi.org/10.15472/7avdhn
  • Diazgranados et al. (2021). Catalogue of plants of Colombia. Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia project. In prep.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2012 Patter, T.I. [11] Trinidad and Tobago K000880369 Syntype Yes
Apr 1, 1994 Thurn, E.F., im [360] Guyana K000588991 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1957 Alexander [5700] Trinidad and Tobago K000588993 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1957 Crueger [s.n.] Trinidad and Tobago K000588992 Unknown Type Material Yes
Purdie [s.n.] Trinidad and Tobago K000880370 Unknown Type Material Yes
K:SPC-10381.000 No
Jermy, A.C. [2286] Trinidad and Tobago K:SPC-25815.000 No
Jun 1, 2009 Sasaki, D. [2414] Brazil Otostylis lepida K000501675 No

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
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  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images
  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0