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This species is accepted, and its native range is Trinidad to S. Tropical America.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 100 - 600 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Guayana y Serranía de La Macarena.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba, epífita
Conservation
No Evaluada

Native to:

Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela

Epidendrum compressum Griseb. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Feb 22, 1971 Prance, G.T. [3843], Roraima K000878098
Jan 1, 1964 s.coll. [2066] K000878099
Jan 1, 1964 Spruce, R. [2866], Amazonas K000878100
Apr 9, 1899 Ecuador, Peru K001445907
Apr 9, 1899 Ecuador, Peru K001445908
Guyana 19705.000
Guyana 20155.000
20156.000
Guyana 20157.000
Lehmann, F.C. [6494], Ecuador K000583801 Unknown type material
Bradford [5331], Trinidad & Tobago K000583741
Ecuador, Peru K001445906
Ecuador, Peru K001445909
Ecuador, Peru K001445910

First published in Fl. Brit. W. I.: 617 (1864)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • ColPlantA (2021). "ColPlantA. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.colplanta.org/"

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K001445910
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K001445909
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K001445908
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K001445907
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K001445906

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