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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Central & S. Tropical America.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela

Pabstiella Brieger & Senghas appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Orchidee (Hamburg) 27: 195 (1976)

Accepted by

  • Karremans, A.P. (2019). To be, or not to be a Stelis Lankesteriana 19: 281-343.
  • Luer, C.A. (2006). Icones Pleurothallidinarum XXVIII. A reconsideration of Masdevallia, systematics of Specklinia and vegetatively similar taxa (Orchidaceae) Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 105: 1-281.
  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.C. & Rasmussen, F.N. (2006). Epidendroideae (Part One) Genera Orchidacearum 4: 1-672. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • Toscano de Brito, A.L.V. & Luer, C.A. (2016). New species and nomenclatural notes in Pabstiella (Orchidaceae: Pleurothallidinae) from Brazil Lankesteriana 16: 153-185.

Not accepted by

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

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