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This genus is accepted, and its native range is S. Mexico to N. & W. South America.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela

Kefersteinia Rchb.f. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
10316.000
Mason, L.M. [1706], Peru 28225.000
28241.000
Mason, L.M. [1416], Peru 29903.000
47479.000
Jenny, R. [vo-413], Costa Rica 52244.000
Chase, M.W.C. [85051], Colombia 75742.000
Chase, M.W.C. [84490], Costa Rica 75795.000

First published in Bot. Zeitung (Berlin) 10: 633 (1852)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.C. & Rasmussen, F.N. (2009). Epidendroideae (Part two) Genera Orchidacearum 5: 1-585. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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