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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Brazil.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast

Microchilus lamprophyllus (Linden & Rchb.f.) Ormerod appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jul 1, 2004 Harley, R.M. [28485], Bahia K000293450
Jul 1, 2004 Porte [s.n.], Bahia K000293484 holotype

First published in Lindleyana 17: 217 (2002)

Accepted by

  • Chiron, G. & Bolsanello, R.X. in Chiron, G.R. & Bolsanello, R.X. (2015). Orchidées du Brésil. As orquídeas da Serra do Castelo (Espírito Santo, Brasil) 1: 1-371. Chiron.
  • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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