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This species is accepted, and its native range is Costa Rica to Bolivia.
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. 1150 m.; Andes.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba
Conservation
No Evaluada

Native to:

Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Peru

Pelexia maculata Rolfe appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
21463.000
Guyana 21464.000
K000573828
K000573830
K000573829
K000573827 Unknown type material

First published in Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1893: 7 (1893)

Accepted by

  • Szlachetko, D.L. & Kolanowska, M. (2019). Materials to the Orchid Flora of Colombia 2: 1-467. Oberreifenberg : Koeltz Botanical Books.
  • de Fraga, C.N. & Peixoto, A.L. (2004). Florística e ecologia das Orchidaceae das restingas do estado do Espírito Santo Rodriguésia; Revista do Instituto de Biologia Vegetal, Jardim Botânico e Estaçao Biologica do Itatiaya 55: 5-20.

Not accepted by

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

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. & Kolanowska, M. (2019). Materials to the Orchid Flora of Colombia 2: 1-467. Oberreifenberg : Koeltz Botanical Books.

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/

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