Leochilus Knowles & Westc.

This genus is accepted, and its native range is S. Florida to Tropical America.

Native to:

Belize, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Florida, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Puerto Rico, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Windward Is.

Leochilus Knowles & Westc. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Mason, L.M. [2669], Costa Rica 32957.000 No
74386.000 No
Chase, M.W.C. [81002], USA 75098.000 No
Chase, M.W.C. [81024] 75109.000 No
Chase, M.W.C. [81015] 75307.000 No
Chase, M.W.C. [81023] 75309.000 No
s.coll. [s.n.] K000940995 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.], Brazil K000940991 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K000940993 Yes
Sander [s.n.], Brazil K000940990 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K000940994 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K000940992 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K000940997 Yes
Chase, M.W.C. [81022], Costa Rica 75108.000 No
s.coll. [2], Brazil K000940996 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.], Brazil K000940989 Yes

First published in Fl. Cab. 2: 143 (1838)

Accepted by

  • 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. (2009). Epidendroideae (Part two) Genera Orchidacearum 5: 1-585. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.

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