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This species is accepted, and its native range is Island Socorro, S. Mexico to Guatemala.

Native to:

Belize, Guatemala, Mexican Pacific Is., Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest

Epidendrum nitens Rchb.f. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Beitr. Orchid.-K. C. Amer.: 82 (1866)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Levin, G.A. & Moran, R. (1989). The vascular flora of isla Socorro, Mexico: 1-71. Dept. of Botany, San Diego Natural History Museum, San Diego.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Hágsater, E. (2010). Icones Orchidacearum 13(9): t. 1301-t. 1400. Herbario AMO, México, D.F.
  • Levin, G.A. & Moran, R. (1989). The vascular flora of isla Socorro, Mexico: 1-71. Dept. of Botany, San Diego Natural History Museum, San Diego.

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