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This species is accepted, and its native range is Costa Rica, 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. 200 - 950 m.; Andes, Orinoquia.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba, epífita
Conservation
No Evaluada

Native to:

Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Colombia, Costa Rica, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela

Epidendrum purpurascens Focke appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Mar 1, 2009 Redden, K.M. et al. [4566], Guyana K000718132
Aug 21, 2006 Perry, R. 74470.000
Jan 1, 1991 Daly, D.C. [1745], Pará K000878157
Jan 1, 1978 Berg, C.C. [574], Pará K000878063
Lankester [3], Costa Rica 37662.000
s.coll. [s.n.], Suriname 66897.000
Epidendrum clavatum 18350.000
Costa Rica Epidendrum clavatum 18351.000
Epidendrum clavatum 19704.000
Epidendrum clavatum 20162.000
Costa Rica Epidendrum clavatum 21503.000

First published in Tijdschr. Natuurk. Wetensch. Kunsten 4: 64 (1851)

Accepted by

  • Bogarín, D. (2011). How many orchid species in Costa Rica? A review of the latest discoveries Lankesteriana 11: 185-205.
  • 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.
  • Pessoa, E., de Barros, F. & Alves, M. (2015). Orchidaceae from Viruá National Park, Roraima, Brazilian Amazon Phytotaxa 192: 61-96.

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/"

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Bogarín, D. (2011). How many orchid species in Costa Rica? A review of the latest discoveries Lankesteriana 11: 185-205.

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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