1. Family: Orchidaceae Juss.
    1. Lepanthes Sw.

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Southern America and Northern America.


    Found In:

    Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

    Lepanthes Sw. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Identified Reference Herbarium Specimen Type Status
    Chase, M.W.C. [84726], Venezuela 74715.000
    Ecuador 61769.000
    Chase, M.W.C. [84538], Costa Rica 75801.000
    Chase, M.W.C. [84120], Costa Rica 75477.000
    Chase, M.W. [83303], Mexico 76377.000
    Chase, M.W. [83304], Mexico 76380.000
    Ecuador 61845.000
    Taylor, P. [16304], Ecuador 41519.000
    Chase, M.W.C. [84307], Costa Rica 75159.000
    Taylor, P. [16317], Ecuador 41526.000
    Venezuela 21346.000
    Chase, M.W.C. [84491], Costa Rica 75670.000
    Chase, M.W.C. [84309], Costa Rica 75161.000
    Fiske, M.D., Ecuador 36141.000
    Taylor, P. [16273], Ecuador 41571.000
    Chase, M.W. [84023] 77202.000
    Chase, M.W. [84721] 77198.000
    Chase, M.W. [83305], Mexico 76375.000
    Chase, M.W.C. [84411], Costa Rica 75454.000
    Stannard, B. [H51155], Brazil 58894.000
    Hajek, F. [54], Peru 60183.000
    Young, E. [43], Puerto Rico 46250.000
    Chase, M.W.C. [85043], Costa Rica 75537.000
    Chase, M.W.C. [84492], Costa Rica 75697.000

    First published in Nova Acta Regiae Soc. Sci. Upsal. 6: 85 (1799)

    Accepted by

    • (2009) Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 115: 1-265
    • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.C. & Rasmussen, F.N. (2006) Genera Orchidacearum 4: 1-672. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford
    • Govaerts, R. (2003) World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS . The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew


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