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This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico, El Salvador.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Doubtfully present in:

Costa Rica

Native to:

El Salvador, Mexico Central, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southwest

Govenia lagenophora Lindl. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Sep 1, 1988 Lindley [s.n.], Mexico K000079590 neotype
Jeffreys, Mexico 14559.000
Greenwood, E. [1203], Mexico 51859.000
K000079591 Unknown type material
K000079592 Unknown type material

First published in Edwards's Bot. Reg. 25(Misc.): 46 (1839)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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