Prosthechea Knowles & Westc.

First published in Fl. Cab. 2: 111 (1838)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is S. Florida, Mexico to Tropical America.

Distribution

Native to:

Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Cayman Is., Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Florida, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

Kew's Tree of Life Explorer

Discover the flowering plant tree of life and the genomic data used to build it.

View the Tree of Life
PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • 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. (2006). Epidendroideae (Part One). Genera Orchidacearum 4: 1-672. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Nov 1, 2012 Prance, G.T.; Amaral, I.L., do; Pipoly, J.J.; Tavares, A.S.; Silva, M.G., da; Mota, C.D.A., da; Cress, A. [29161] Brazil K000878593 Yes
Nov 1, 2012 s.coll. [s.n.] Brazil K000878597 Yes
Nov 1, 2012 Vasconcelos, R.T.P.; Reis, R.; Nascimento, F. [230] Brazil K000878592 Yes
Nov 1, 2012 Cid Ferreira, C.A.; Lima, J. [3341] Brazil K000878588 Yes
Nov 1, 2012 Spruce, R. [1948] Brazil K000878599 Yes
Nov 1, 2012 Amaral, I.L.; Prance, G.T.; Rodrigues, W.A.; Pipoly, J.J.; Tavares, A.S.; Samuels, G.J.; Miralha, J.M.S.; Cress, A.; Cisneros, L.A. [1563] Brazil K000878591 Yes
Nov 1, 2012 Milliken, W.; Bowles, S. [M.297] Brazil K000878587 Yes
Nov 1, 2012 Spruce [1948] Brazil K000878598 Yes
Nov 1, 2012 Todzia, C.; Zarucchi, J.L.; Hill, S.R.; Nelson, B.W.; Cid Ferreira, C.A.; Guedes, J.; Santos, J.L. [2349] Brazil K000878594 Yes
Nov 1, 2012 Milliken, W.; Bowles, S. [298] Brazil K000878595 Yes
Nov 1, 2012 Cid Ferreira, C.A.; Lima, J. [3341] Brazil K000878589 Yes
Nov 1, 2012 Amaral, I.L.; Cid Ferreira, C.A.; Guedes, J.; Lima, J. [77] Brazil K000878596 Yes
Nov 1, 2012 Prance, G.T.; Pena, B.S.; Ramos, J.F.; Monteiro, O.P. [3656] Brazil K000878602 Yes
Nov 1, 2012 Zarucchi, J.L.; Vieira, M.G.; Silva, A.S.; Mota, C.D.; Ramos, J.F. [2645] Brazil K000878590 Yes
Nov 1, 2012 Krukoff, B.A. [1467] Brazil K000878601 Yes
Nov 1, 2012 Prance, G.T.; Pena, B.S.; Ramos, J.F. [3512] Brazil K000878600 Yes
Peru Hormidium K:SPC-28150.000 No

Sources

  • Flora of the Cayman Islands

    • Flora of the Cayman Islands
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • 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