Epidendrum oliganthum Schltr.

First published in Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 9: 90 (1921)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is S. Tropical America. It is an epiphyte or lithophyte and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • 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. Missouri Botanical Garden.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Epidendrum nocturnum.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Bermudez, P. (2010). Personal communication on Orchidaceae 8 The Peruvian Orchid Club, Peru.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Hágsater, E. (2010). Icones Orchidacearum 13(9): t. 1301-t. 1400. Herbario AMO, México, D.F.

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?
Trinidad and Tobago Epidendrum nocturnum var. minus K:SPC-06796.000 No
St. John Read, V.M. [171] Trinidad and Tobago Epidendrum nocturnum var. minus K:SPC-49591.000 No
Powell, C.W [35] Panama Epidendrum nocturnum var. minus K000583820 Type Yes
Powell, C.W [35] Panama Epidendrum nocturnum var. minus K000583821 Type Yes
Colombia Epidendrum nocturnum var. minus K001445650 Yes
Colombia Epidendrum nocturnum var. minus K001445651 Yes

Sources

  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

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  • 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 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 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 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 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