Prosthechea vespa (Vell.) W.E.Higgins

First published in Phytologia 82: 381 (1997 publ. 1998)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Brazil (S. Rio de Janeiro to N. São Paulo). It is a pseudobulbous epiphyte or lithophyte and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Brazil Southeast

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • 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.
  • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
  • Kolanowska, M., Hágsater, E., Szlachetko, D.L., Santiago Aala, E. & Sánchez, Saldaña, L. (2014). Orchids of the department of Valle del Cauca (Colombia) 2: 1-393. Koeltz Scientific Books.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • Szlachetko, D.L. (ed.) (2016). Orchids of the Guianas (Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana) 1: 1-461. Koeltz Botanical Books.
  • da Rocha Fiuza de Melo, M.M. & al. (eds.) (2007). Flora Fanerogâmica da Ilha do Cardoso 12: 1-289. Instituto de Botânica, São Paulo, Brasil.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Nov 1, 2012 Burchell [3425], Brazil K000878632 Yes
Nov 1, 2012 Burchell [3850-2], Brazil K000878633 Yes
Nov 1, 2012 Weir, J. [236], Brazil K000878637 Yes
Nov 1, 2012 Glaziou [14325a], Brazil K000878638 Yes
Nov 1, 2012 Dusén, P. [13555], Paraná K000878635 Yes
Nov 1, 2012 Dusén, P. [15835], Paraná K000878642 Yes
Nov 1, 2012 Prance, G.T. [59641], Goiás K000878634 Yes
Nov 1, 2011 Sello [s.n.], Brazil K000878636 Yes
Nov 1, 2011 Glaziou [11624], Rio de Janeiro K000878640 Yes
Nov 1, 2011 s.coll. [s.n.] K000878639 Yes
Dusén, P. [s.n.], Paraná K000878641 Yes
Jan 1, 2010 Perea, J. [2403], Peru Epidendrum vespa K000718561 No
Epidendrum vespa 20192.000 No
Leppard [560], Brazil Epidendrum vespa 35274.000 No
Taylor, P. [16372], Ecuador Epidendrum vespa 41638.000 No
Nov 14, 2002 Encyclia vespa 62623.000 No
Leppard, M.I. [1479], Peru Encyclia vespa 45415.000 No
Phillips, B. [117], Dominican Republic Encyclia vespa 46432.000 No

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0