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This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico (Chiapas) to Central America.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico Southeast, Panamá

Platystele compacta (Ames) Ames appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Aug 1, 1990 Lehmann, F.C. [1139], Costa Rica K000453108
Jan 1, 1990 Ingram, S. [584], Costa Rica K000453080
Costa Rica 25194.000
Costa Rica 57023.000
60902.000
Clark, W.E. Pleurothallis compacta 32671.000

First published in Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 35: 85 (1922)

Accepted by

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

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Hammel, B.E. & al. (2003). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 3: 1-884. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

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