Epidendrum ruizianum Steud.

First published in Nomencl. Bot., ed. 2, 1: 558 (1840)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is W. South America to NW. Venezuela. It is an epiphyte or perennial and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

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.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Kolanowska, M., Hágsater, E., Szlachetko, D.L., Santiago Aala, E. & Sánchez, Saldaña, L. (2014). Orchids of the department of Valle del Cauca (Colombia) 2: 1-393. Koeltz Scientific Books.
  • Pupulin, F. (2012). The Orchidaceae of Ruiz & Pavón's "Flora Peruviana et Chilensis". A taxonomic study. I. Anales del Jardin Botanico de Madrid 69: 21-79.

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

  • Pupulin, F. (2012). The Orchidaceae of Ruiz & Pavón's "Flora Peruviana et Chilensis". A taxonomic study. I. Anales del Jardin Botanico de Madrid 69: 21-79.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R., & Celis, M. (eds.). (2020). Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia. v1.1. Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Dataset/Checklist. https://doi.org/10.15472/7avdhn
  • 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?
n/a Epidendrum spathaceum K001444736 Yes
n/a Epidendrum spathaceum K001444737 Yes
Venezuela Epidendrum nutans K001444738 Yes

Sources

  • Art and Illustrations in Digifolia

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • 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 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 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 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 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