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This species is accepted, and its native range is Brazil to NE. Paraguay.
Epidendrum ellipticum

Native to:

Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Paraguay

Epidendrum ellipticum Graham appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
6864.000
Guatemala 6865.000
Brazil Epidendrum crassifolium 47443.000

First published in W.J.Hooker, Exot. Fl. 3: t. 207 (1826)

Accepted by

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

Not accepted by

  • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741. [Cited as Epidendrum secundum.]
  • Schinini, A. (2010). Orquídeas nativas del Paraguay Rojasiana 9: 1-316. [Cited as Epidendrum secundum.]
  • Toscano de Brito, A.L.V. & Cribb, P. (2006). Orquídeas da Chapada Diamantina: 1-400. Nova Fronteira, Brazil. [Cited as Epidendrum secundum.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Holland Baptista, D., Docha Neto, A. & Antonio Campacci, M. (2005-2013). Personal communication on Orchidaceae 2 CAOB, São Paulo.

Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew
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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