Lycaste virginalis (Scheidw.) Linden

First published in Lindenia 4: 22 (1888)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Mexico (Chiapas) to Honduras. It is a pseudobulbous epiphyte and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico Southeast

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Lycaste skinneri.]

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
K:SPC-22274.000 No
K:SPC-14341.000 No
K:SPC-22176.000 No
Dorman, I. [s.n.] Lycaste skinneri var. labelloflava K000396309 Type Yes
Oakeley, H.F. [LA1094] Lycaste skinneri var. albaviridis K:SPC-67782.000 No
Mar 3, 1999 Skinner, G.U. [s.n.] Guatemala Lycaste skinneri K000078363 Type Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Lycaste skinneri K000396313 Type Yes
Lycaste skinneri K:SPC-56013.000 No
Oakeley, H. Guatemala Lycaste skinneri K:SPC-57315.000 No
Ryan, A. [30] Mexico Lycaste skinneri K:SPC-58794.000 No
s.coll. [s.n.] Guatemala Lycaste skinneri var. armeniaca K000396312 Epitype Yes

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
  • 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 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Living Collection Database

    • Common Names from Plants and People Africa http://www.plantsandpeopleafrica.com/
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0