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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Tropical America.
Dichaea glauca

Native to:

Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, 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, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

Dichaea Lindl. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Mar 1, 2009 Redden, K.M. et al. [2544], Guyana K000718133
Mar 1, 2009 Clarke, H.D. [11135], Suriname K000718127
Jan 1, 1988 Todzia, C. [2345], Amazonas K000879278
Jan 1, 1988 Martinelli, G. [6993], Pará K000879282
Guyana 10259.000
10260.000
Costa Rica 10261.000
Guyana 14316.000
Mason, L.M. [B.G. 176], Guyana 24036.000
Mason, L.M. [2183], Costa Rica 31469.000
Taylor, P. [16385], Ecuador 41642.000
Panama 58671.000
8275.000
Harley, R.M. [H50617], Brazil 73106.000
Calderón, C.E. [2662], Amazonas K000879283
73355.000
Hampshire, R.J. [699], Panama K000463305
Sevilha, A.C. [2444], Brazil K000395777

First published in Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl.: 208 (1833)

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.

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