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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Costa Rica to Trinidad and S. Tropical America.

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela

Cleistes Rich. ex Lindl. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 19, 1971 Gifford, D.R. [G28], Brazil K000847203
Aug 20, 1970 Philcox, D. [3503], Brazil K000847205
Aug 20, 1970 Philcox, D. [3957], Brazil K000847206
Miller, D. [3/93] 59707.000
Chase, M.W. [90033], Brazil 74377.000
Spruce, R. [4577], Peru K000201497
Kingsmill, A. [s.n.], Brazil K000940247
s.coll. [s.n.] K000940249
Glaziou, A.F.M. [22172], Goiás K000879191
Glaziou, A.F.M. [22170], Goiás K000879190
Dusén, P. [13898], Brazil K000940248
Gardner [4004], Brazil K000847204

First published in Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl.: 409 (1840)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.C. & Rasmussen, F.N. (2003). Genera Orchidacearum 3: 1-358. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • WCVP (2021). World Checklist of Vascular Plants, version 2.0. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://wcvp.science.kew.org/ Retrieved 28 April 2021

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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