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This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico (Chiapas) to Venezuela.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico Southeast, Nicaragua, Panamá, Venezuela

Myoxanthus congestus (A.Rich. & Galeotti) Soto Arenas appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
s.coll. [s.n.] 78054.000
Lankester, C.H [358], Costa Rica Myoxanthus octomeriae K000463157
Dunsterville, G.C.K. [1089], Venezuela Pleurothallis ramentacea 41872.000

First published in Icon. Orchid. 10: t. 1053 (2008)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R.H.A. (2011). World checklist of selected plant families published update Facilitated by the Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741.
  • Rojas-Alvarado, G., Blanco, M.A. & Karremans, A.P. (2021). A taxonomic synopsis and morphological characterization of Myoxanthus (Orchidaceae: Pleurothallidinae) Phytotaxa 507: 211-258.
  • Rojas-Alvarado, K. & Karremans, A.P. (2020). Revision of the Costa Rican species of Myoxanthus (Pleurothallidinae: Orchidaceae) Phytotaxa 448: 1-70.

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • Bernal, R., S.R. Gradstein & M. Celis (eds.). 2019. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Rojas-Alvarado, G., Blanco, M.A. & Karremans, A.P. (2021). A taxonomic synopsis and morphological characterization of Myoxanthus (Orchidaceae: Pleurothallidinae) Phytotaxa 507: 211-258.
  • Rojas-Alvarado, K. & Karremans, A.P. (2020). Revision of the Costa Rican species of Myoxanthus (Pleurothallidinae: Orchidaceae) Phytotaxa 448: 1-70.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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