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This species is accepted, and its native range is Jamaica, Colombia to NW. & N. Venezuela, Brazil to Bolivia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[CPLC]

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

Distribution
Colombia

Native to:

Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Colombia, Jamaica, Venezuela

Psilochilus modestus Barb.Rodr. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2007 Dusén, P. [14461], Brazil K000940252
Jan 1, 2007 s.coll. [s.n.], Brazil K000940251
Mar 8, 1966 Emmerich, M. [2841], Brazil K000940250
Ecuador K001460891
Lehmann, F.C. [s.n.], Ecuador K001460892

First published in Gen. Spec. Orchid. 2: 273 (1882)

Accepted by

  • Chiron, G. & Bolsanello, R.X. in Chiron, G.R. & Bolsanello, R.X. (2015). Orchidées du Brésil. As orquídeas da Serra do Castelo (Espírito Santo, Brasil) 1: 1-371. Chiron.
  • Ferreira, A.W.C., Lima, M.I.S. & Pansarin, E.R. (2010). Orchidaceae na região central de São Paulo, Brasil Rodriguésia; Revista do Instituto de Biologia Vegetal, Jardim Botânico e Estaçao Biologica do Itatiaya 61: 243-259.
  • 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.
  • Neto, L.M., Almeida, V.R. & Forzza, R.C. (2004). A família Orchidaceae na Reserva Biológica da Represa do Grama - Descoberto, Minas Gerais, Brasil Rodriguésia; Revista do Instituto de Biologia Vegetal, Jardim Botânico e Estaçao Biologica do Itatiaya 55: 137-156.
  • Pansarin, E.R. & Pansarin, L.M. (2008). A família Orchidaceae na Serra do Japi, São Paulo, Brasil Rodriguésia; Revista do Instituto de Biologia Vegetal, Jardim Botânico e Estaçao Biologica do Itatiaya 59: 87-98.
  • Szlachetko, D.L. & Kolanowska, M. (2015). First records of Psilochilus modestus and Elleanthus hirtzii (Orchidaceae) from Colombia Polish Botanical Journal 60: 187-190.
  • Szlachetko, D.L. & Kolanowska, M. (2020). Materials to the Orchid Flora of Colombia 3: 1-580. Oberreifenberg : Koeltz Botanical Books.
  • Toscano de Brito, A.L.V. & Cribb, P. (2006). Orquídeas da Chapada Diamantina: 1-400. Nova Fronteira, Brazil.
  • da Rocha Fiuza de Melo, M.M. & al. (eds.) (2007). Flora Fanerogâmica da Ilha do Cardoso 12: 1-289. Instituto de Botânica, São Paulo, Brasil.

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • ColPlantA (2021). "ColPlantA. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.colplanta.org/"

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Chiron, G. & Bolsanello, R.X. in Chiron, G.R. & Bolsanello, R.X. (2015). Orchidées du Brésil. As orquídeas da Serra do Castelo (Espírito Santo, Brasil) 1: 1-371. Chiron.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Neto, L.M., Almeida, V.R. & Forzza, R.C. (2004). A família Orchidaceae na Reserva Biológica da Represa do Grama - Descoberto, Minas Gerais, Brasil Rodriguésia; Revista do Instituto de Biologia Vegetal, Jardim Botânico e Estaçao Biologica do Itatiaya 55: 137-156.
  • Szlachetko, D.L. & Kolanowska, M. (2015). First records of Psilochilus modestus and Elleanthus hirtzii (Orchidaceae) from Colombia Polish Botanical Journal 60: 187-190.

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K001460891
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K001460892

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