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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Brazil.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast

Bifrenaria tyrianthina (Lodd. ex Loudon) Rchb.f. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jun 1, 2004 Harley, R.M. [26104], Bahia K000293806
Jun 1, 2004 Ganev, W. [1487], Bahia K000293805
Feb 1, 1984 Furlan, A. [CFCR293], Bahia K000293804
Gailer, J.W. [6], Brazil 37558.000
Harley, R.M. [183], Brazil 40857.000
Gailer [6] 60566.000
Storr [133], Brazil 62953.000
Storr [152], Brazil 62954.000
s.coll. [s.n.], Brazil K000879693
s.coll. [s.n.] K000879694
s.coll. [s.n.] K000879695
s.coll. [s.n.] K000879692
s.coll. [s.n.] K000879696

First published in Xenia Orchid. 1: 61, 223 (1854)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Koehler, S. & do Camaro Estanislau do Amaral, M. (2004). A taxonomic study of the South American genus Bifrenaria Lindl. (Orchidaceae) Brittonia 56: 314-345.
  • Toscano de Brito, A.L.V. & Cribb, P. (2006). Orquídeas da Chapada Diamantina: 1-400. Nova Fronteira, Brazil.

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/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0