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This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. & S. Brazil.
Bifrenaria tetragona

Native to:

Brazil South, Brazil Southeast

Bifrenaria tetragona (Lindl.) Schltr. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Brazil 50008.000
s.coll. [s.n.] K000847109
s.coll. [s.n.] K000847105
s.coll. [s.n.] K000847114
s.coll. [s.n.] K000847110
s.coll. [s.n.] K000847108
s.coll. [s.n.] K000847113
s.coll. [s.n.] K000847111
s.coll. [s.n.] K000847112
s.coll. [s.n.] K000847107
Moore, F.W. [s.n.] K000847116
s.coll. [s.n.] K000847115
s.coll. [s.n.] K000847106
Mason, L.M. [2767], Brazil Bifrenaria tetragona var. umbrophila 34445.000
Mson, L.M. [1893], Brazil Lycaste tetragona 29251.000

First published in Orchideen Beschreib. Kult. Zücht.: 413 (1914)

Accepted by

  • Castro Neot, V.P. & Campacci, M.A. (2000). Plates 001-100 Icones Orchidacearum Brasilienses 1: 1-100.
  • Chiron, G.R. (2014). Contribution à l'inventaire de la flore d'Orchidaceae d'Espírito Santo (Brésil).2a Richardiana 14: 213-218.
  • Koehler, S. & do Camaro Estanislau do Amaral, M. (2004). A taxonomic study of the South American genus Bifrenaria Lindl. (Orchidaceae) Brittonia 56: 314-345.

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Cydoniorchis tetragona.]
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Cydoniorchis tetragona.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Koehler, S. & do Camaro Estanislau do Amaral, M. (2004). A taxonomic study of the South American genus Bifrenaria Lindl. (Orchidaceae) Brittonia 56: 314-345.

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/
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