Platystele ovalifolia (H.Focke) Garay & Dunst.

First published in Venez. Orchids Ill. 2: 268 (1961)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Cuba, Central America to Trinidad and N. Brazil. It is an epiphyte and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Brazil North, Colombia, Cuba, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panamá, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Bogarín, D., Serracín, Z., Samudio, Z., Rincón, R. & Pupulin, F. (2014). An updated checklist of the Orchidaceae of Panama. Lankesteriana 14: 135-364.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
  • Koch, A.K., Moreira dos Santos, J.U. & Ilkiu-Borges, A.L. (2014). Sinopse das Orchidaceae holoepífitas e hemiepífitas da floresta nacional de Caxiuanã, PA, Brasil. Hoehnea 41: 129-148.

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

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Bogarín, D., Serracín, Z., Samudio, Z., Rincón, R. & Pupulin, F. (2014). An updated checklist of the Orchidaceae of Panama. Lankesteriana 14: 135-364.
  • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • CITES (2021). Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora. https://cites.org/eng/app/appendices.php
  • 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?
Aug 1, 1997 Sandoval, E. [1628] El Salvador K000453088 Unknown Type Material Yes
Aug 1, 1990 Bartlett, A.W. [8323] Guyana K000453090 Unknown Type Material Yes
Aug 1, 1990 Bartlett, A.W. [8395] Guyana K000453089 Unknown Type Material Yes
Aug 1, 1990 Sandwith, N.Y. [1122] Guyana K000453091 Unknown Type Material Yes
Guyana K000453093 Unknown Type Material Yes
Thurn, E.F. [36] Guyana K000453092 Holotype Yes
Venezuela K:SPC-27366.000 No
Sandwith, N.Y. Guyana Pleurothallis ovalifolia K:SPC-09616.000 No
Sandwith, N.Y. [1750] Pleurothallis ovalifolia K:SPC-09615.000 No
Wright, C. [1506] Cuba Pleurothallis ovalifolia K000584083 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wright, C. [1506] Cuba Pleurothallis ovalifolia K000584084 Isotype Yes

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
  • 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 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
  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

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