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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Tropical America.
Specklinia Lindl.

Native to:

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

Specklinia Lindl. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Taylor, P. [13203], Panama Acostaea 41601.000
Taylor, P. [13230], Panama Acostaea 41617.000
Taylor, P. [13225], Panama Acostaea 41621.000
Taylor, P. [13241], Panama Acostaea 41626.000

First published in Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl.: 8 (1830)

Accepted by

  • Karremans, A. & al. (2016). Phylogenetic reassessment of Specklinia and its allied genera in the Pheurothallidinae (Orchidaceae) Phytotaxa 272: 1-36.
  • 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.

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.]

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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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