Cranichis tenuiflora Griseb.

First published in Cat. Pl. Cub.: 268 (1866)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is E. Cuba. It is a tuberous geophyte and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Cuba

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Szlachetko, D.L. & Kolanowska, M. (2020). Materials to the Orchid Flora of Colombia 3: 1-580. Oberreifenberg : Koeltz Botanical Books.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192. [Cited as Cranichis diphylla.]
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Prescottia oligantha.]
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Prescottia oligantha.]
  • de Azevedo, C.O., van den Berg, C. & de Barros. F. (2014). A revision of Prescottia (Orchidaceae: Orchidoideae, Cranichideae). Phytotaxa 178: 233-286. [Cited as Cranichis diphylla.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Szlachetko, D.L. & Kolanowska, M. (2020). Materials to the Orchid Flora of Colombia 3: 1-580. Oberreifenberg : Koeltz Botanical Books.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Apr 1, 1994 Wright, C. [3292] Cuba K000573774 Type Yes

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0