Chysis Lindl.

This genus is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Peru.

Native to:

Belize, Bolivia, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Venezuela

Chysis Lindl. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
K000079713 Yes

First published in Edwards's Bot. Reg. 23: t. 1937 (1837)

Accepted by

  • Chiron, G. & Archila Morales, F. (2010). Conspectus neotropicus mesoamericanus. Le genre Chysis Lindley (Orchidaceae) Richardiana 10: 161-192.
  • 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. (2006). Epidendroideae (Part One) Genera Orchidacearum 4: 1-672. 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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