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This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Honduras.
Epidendrum polyanthum

Native to:

Belize, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest

Epidendrum polyanthum Lindl. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Guyana 32659.000
Adams, B.R. [K 41], Belize 46455.000
Adams, B.R., Belize 70070.000
Chase [14647] 71075.000
Hartweg, T. [s.n.], Mexico K000079636
s.coll. [s.n.], Mexico K000079635
Bernoulli [470], Guatemala K000583771

First published in Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl.: 106 (1831)

Accepted by

  • Bogarín, D., Serracín, Z., Samudio, Z., Rincón, R. & Pupulin, F. (2014). An updated checklist of the Orchidaceae of Panama Lankesteriana 14: 135-364.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • Noguera-Savelli, E. & Cetzal-Ix, W. (2014). Revisión e integración del conocimiento de las Orchidaceae de Tabasco, México Botanical Sciences 92: 519-540.

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