Cleistes Rich. ex Lindl.

This genus is accepted, and its native range is Costa Rica to Trinidad and S. Tropical America.

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela

Cleistes Rich. ex Lindl. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 19, 1971 Gifford, D.R. [G28], Brazil K000847203 Yes
Aug 20, 1970 Philcox, D. [3503], Brazil K000847205 Yes
Aug 20, 1970 Philcox, D. [3957], Brazil K000847206 Yes
Miller, D. [3/93] 59707.000 No
Chase, M.W. [90033], Brazil 74377.000 No
Spruce, R. [4577], Peru K000201497 Yes
Kingsmill, A. [s.n.], Brazil K000940247 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K000940249 Yes
Glaziou, A.F.M. [22172], Goiás K000879191 Yes
Glaziou, A.F.M. [22170], Goiás K000879190 Yes
Dusén, P. [13898], Brazil K000940248 Yes
Gardner [4004], Brazil K000847204 Yes

First published in Gen. Sp. Orchid. Pl.: 409 (1840)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.C. & Rasmussen, F.N. (2003). Genera Orchidacearum 3: 1-358. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

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