Selenipedium Rchb.f.

First published in Xenia Orchid. 1: 3 (1854)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Central & S. Tropical America to Trinidad.

Distribution

Native to:

Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panamá, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Cribb, P. (2009). 636. The genus Selenipedium. Curtis's Botanical Magazine 26: 5-20.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Cypripedioideae: e-monocot.org

  • Reichenbach, H.G. Original description of Selenipedium. 1, (1854).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Sources

  • Cypripedioideae: e-monocot.org

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