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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Trinidad, Brazil.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Belize, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Mexico Gulf, Paraguay, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela

Lyroglossa Schltr. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Adams, B.R. [B20], Belize 40377.000
Adams, B.R. [243], Belize 42097.000

First published in Beih. Bot. Centralbl. 37(2): 448 (1920)

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. (2003). Genera Orchidacearum 3: 1-358. 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