Scaphyglottis prolifera (R.Br.) Cogn.

First published in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 3(5): 15 (1898)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is SE. Mexico to Tropical America. It is a pseudobulbous epiphyte and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome. It is used for food.

Distribution

Native to:

Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico Southeast, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Windward Is.

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Chiron, G.R. & Bolsanello, R.X. (2013). Orchidées du Brésil. As orquídeas da Serra do Castelo (Espírito Santo, Brasil) 3: 1-389. Chiron.
  • 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.
  • Koch, A.K., Moreira dos Santos, J.U. & Ilkiu-Borges, A.L. (2014). Sinopse das Orchidaceae holoepífitas e hemiepífitas da floresta nacional de Caxiuanã, PA, Brasil. Hoehnea 41: 129-148.
  • 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.

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R., & Celis, M. (eds.). (2020). Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia. v1.1. Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Dataset/Checklist. https://doi.org/10.15472/7avdhn
  • CITES (2021). Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora. https://cites.org/eng/app/appendices.php
  • Diazgranados et al. (2021). Catalogue of plants of Colombia. Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia project. In prep.
  • FPI (2021). Food Plants International. https://fms.cmsvr.com/fmi/webd/Food_Plants_World?homeurl=https://foodplantsinternational.com/plants/
  • GBIF.org (2021). GBIF species matching tool. https://www.gbif.org/tools/species-lookup

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
May 1, 1987 Burchell [9761] Brazil K000879093 Yes
Glaziou [5703] Brazil K000879094 Yes
K000463465 Unknown Type Material No
K:SPC-09737.000 No
Venezuela, Ecuador, Brazil, Colombia, Peru K001461534 Yes
Venezuela, Ecuador, Brazil, Colombia, Peru K001461535 Yes
Venezuela, Ecuador, Brazil, Colombia, Peru K001461536 Yes
Venezuela, Ecuador, Brazil, Colombia, Peru K001461537 Yes
Venezuela, Ecuador, Brazil, Colombia, Peru K001461538 Yes
Venezuela, Ecuador, Brazil, Colombia, Peru K001461539 Yes
Venezuela, Ecuador, Brazil, Colombia, Peru K001461540 Yes
Costa Rica Scaphyglottis cuneata K:SPC-23018.000 No
Scaphyglottis cuneata K:SPC-03041.000 No
Adams, B.R. [K106] Belize Scaphyglottis cuneata K:SPC-49251.000 No
Trinidad and Tobago Scaphyglottis cuneata K:SPC-36134.000 No
Adams, B.R. Belize Scaphyglottis cuneata K:SPC-50215.000 No
Sampson, H.C. Belize Scaphyglottis cuneata K:SPC-22579.000 No

Sources

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    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • 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/
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  • 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
  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0