Prosthechea aemula (Lindl.) W.E.Higgins

First published in Phytologia 82: 376 (1997 publ. 1998)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Panama, Grenada to S. Tropical America. It is a pseudobulbous epiphyte and grows primarly in the wet tropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panamá, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Windward Is.

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Bogarín, D., Serracín, Z., Samudio, Z., Rincón, R. & Pupulin, F. (2014). An updated checklist of the Orchidaceae of Panama. Lankesteriana 14: 135-364.
  • Chiron, G.R. & Bolsanello, R.X. (2013). Orchidées du Brésil. As orquídeas da Serra do Castelo (Espírito Santo, Brasil) 3: 1-389. Chiron.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Szlachetko, D.L. (ed.) (2016). Orchids of the Guianas (Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana) 1: 1-461. Koeltz Botanical Books.

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Publications used to compile the distribution and map:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Bogarín, D., Serracín, Z., Samudio, Z., Rincón, R. & Pupulin, F. (2014). An updated checklist of the Orchidaceae of Panama. Lankesteriana 14: 135-364.
  • Chiron, G.R. & Bolsanello, R.X. (2013). Orchidées du Brésil. As orquídeas da Serra do Castelo (Espírito Santo, Brasil) 3: 1-389. Chiron.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R., & Celis, M. (eds.). (2020). Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia. v1.1. Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Dataset/Checklist. https://doi.org/10.15472/7avdhn
  • Diazgranados et al. (2021). Catalogue of plants of Colombia. Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia project. In prep.
  • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt (2019). Lista de especies vedadas por la resolución 213 de 1977. 8256 especies. http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=le_plantaspriorizadas_2019

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Nov 1, 2012 Forero, E. [4682], Amazonas K000878011 Yes
Nov 1, 2012 Vicentini, A. [846], Amazonas K000878002 Yes
Nov 1, 2012 Plowman, T. [8471], Pará K000878003 Yes
Nov 1, 2012 Froes, R. [1715], Maranhão K000878008 Yes
Nov 1, 2012 Glaziou, A.F.M. [9317], Rio de Janeiro K000878016 Yes
Nov 1, 2012 Burchell, W.J. [3098], Brazil K000878007 Yes
Nov 1, 2012 Sellow, F. [s.n.], Brazil K000878004 Yes
Nov 1, 2012 Folli, D.A. [1316], Espírito Santo K000878001 Yes
Nov 1, 2012 s.coll. [3473], Brazil K000878012 Yes
Nov 1, 2012 Spruce, R. [3473], Amazonas K000878013 Yes
Nov 1, 2011 Prance, G.T. [3841], Amazonas K000878009 Yes
Nov 1, 2011 Santos [243], Brazil K000879248 Yes
Nov 1, 2011 Prance, G.T. [9076], Amazonas K000878010 Yes
Nov 1, 2011 Ule, E.H.G. [9265], Acre K000878006 Yes
Nov 1, 2011 Dusén, P.K.H. [16096], São Paulo K000878005 Yes
Mar 1, 2006 Glaziou, A.F.M. [18523], Rio de Janeiro K000878015 Yes
Mar 1, 2006 Prance, G.T. [3813], Amazonas K000878014 Yes
Jun 1, 2004 França, F. [1054], Bahia K000293604 Yes
Jun 1, 2004 Thomas, W.W. [9316], Bahia K000293603 Yes
Jun 1, 2004 Harley, R.M. [17039], Bahia K000293602 Yes
Jun 1, 2004 Santos, E.B. [243], Bahia K000293600 Yes
Jun 1, 2004 Santos, E.B. [243], Bahia K000293601 Yes
Columbian Amazonas Exped. [426-1], Colombia Encyclia fragrans subsp. aemula 39707.000 No

Sources

  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • World Checklist of Vascular plants (WCVP)

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0