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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Tropical America.
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
Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 250 - 300 m.; Amazonia, Guayana y Serranía de La Macarena.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba, epífita
Conservation
No Evaluada

Native to:

Bolivia, Brazil North, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela

Eriopsis altissima Lindl. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1974 Campbell, D.G. [P21975], Amazonas Eriopsis sceptrum K000879570
Spruce, R. [2390], Brazil Eriopsis sceptrum K000859656 isotype
s.coll. [2390] Eriopsis sceptrum K000859657 isotype
Apr 1, 1994 Spruce, R. [2390], Brazil Eriopsis sprucei K000588889 isotype
Oct 1, 1990 Spruce, R. [2390], Brazil Eriopsis sprucei K000588892 isotype
Oct 1, 1990 [Spruce, R.] [2390], Brazil Eriopsis sprucei K000588890 isotype
Oct 1, 1990 Spruce, R. [2390], Brazil Eriopsis sprucei K000588891 isotype
Leopold III, Venezuela Eriopsis sprucei 13609.000
[Spruce, R.] [2390], Brazil Eriopsis sprucei K000588893

First published in Cat. Stevens’s Auction Rooms 1853(19-20 May): n.° 49 (1853)

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

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso.
  • 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.

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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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