Cyrtochilum turpe (Kraenzl.) Kraenzl.

First published in Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 98 (1917)
This name is a synonym of Cyrtochilum murinum

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Dodson, C.H. & Luer, C.A. (2010). Flora of Ecuador 225(3): 1-438. Botanical Institute, University of Göteborg, Riksmuseum, Stockholm. [Cited as Cyrtochilum murinum.]

This name was accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Cyrtochilum turpe.]
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Cyrtochilum turpe.]
  • Uribe J., J. (2008). Cyrtochillums de Colombia. Orquideología 25: 178-182. [Cited as Cyrtochilum turpe.]

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.

Other Data

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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at and
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