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

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, Honduras, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Windward Is.

Scaphyglottis Poepp. & Endl. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Panama 22582.000
Panama 23225.000
Guyana 6107.000
6108.000
9740.000
9742.000
Taylor, P. [100], Panama 37929.000
Taylor, P. [13201], Panama 41603.000
Taylor, P. [13208a], Panama 41605.000
Taylor, P. [13217], Panama 41614.000
Lankester, C.H., Costa Rica 9741.000
Sampson, H.C. [688], Belize 9739.000
Mason, L.M. [2624], Colombia 27461.020
Mason, L.M. [2184], Costa Rica 31548.000
Mason, L.M. [2257], Costa Rica 31925.000
Mason, L.M. [2285], Costa Rica 32032.000
Mason, L.M. [2419], Trinidad & Tobago 33307.000
Stannard, B.L. [L2], Venezuela 60386.000
Hinds [s.n.], San Luis Potosí K000079944
K000079956
Chase, M.W.C. [84184], Costa Rica 75479.000
Chase, M.W.C. [84194], Costa Rica 75481.000
Chase, M.W.C. [82007], Mexico 75586.000
Fendler [1441], Venezuela K000079943 Unknown type material
Fendler [1441], Venezuela K000079941 Unknown type material
Descourtitz [11], Brazil K000079942
Hexadesmia 23162.000
Panama Hexadesmia 568.000
Chase, M.W. [83346], Mexico Hexadesmia 76389.000
Pachystele 22569.000
Tetragamestus K000079958
Platyglottis 19693.000

First published in Nov. Gen. Sp. Pl. 1: 58 (1836)

Accepted by

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

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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