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This species is accepted, and its native range is Hispaniola to Lesser Antilles.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Dominican Republic, Haiti, Leeward Is., Puerto Rico, Windward Is.

Epidendrum anceps Jacq. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Apr 1, 1994 Spruce, R. [6068], Ecuador K000201551
19698.000
20289.000
Jamaica 21433.000
s.coll. [s.n.] 21499.000
Jamaica 23150.000
9298.000
Sandwith, N.Y. [693], Guyana Epidendrum fuscatum 9307.000
Lindley [s.n.], Colombia Epidendrum fuscatum K000583833
Cuming, H. [1288], Colombia Epidendrum fuscatum K000583834
Cumming [1288], Colombia Epidendrum fuscatum K000583835 Unknown type material

First published in Select. Stirp. Amer. Hist.: 244 (1763)

Accepted by

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Chiron, G.R. & Bolsanello, R.X. (2013). Orchidées du Brésil. As orquídeas da Serra do Castelo (Espírito Santo, Brasil) 3: 1-389. Chiron.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Hammel, B.E. & al. (2003). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 3: 1-884. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • 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.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • Pessoa, E., de Barros, F. & Alves, M. (2015). Orchidaceae from Viruá National Park, Roraima, Brazilian Amazon Phytotaxa 192: 61-96.
  • USDA, NRCS (2005- continuously updated). Natural Resources Conservation Services Plant Database http://plants.usda.gov/cgi_bin/topics.cgi?earl=checklist.html.

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