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

Native to:

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

Epidendrum melistagum Hágsater appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Hágaster, E. [6559], Veracruz K000583760 Unknown type material

First published in Orquidea (Mexico City), n.s., 11: 28 (1988)

Accepted by

  • 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.
  • Nelson-Sutherland, C. (2010). Adiciones y Comentarios a la Flora de Honduras Ceiba; a Scientific and Technical Journal Published by Zamorano 51: 70-88.

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

Kew Science Photographs
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