Prosthechea fragrans (Sw.) W.E.Higgins

First published in Phytologia 82: 377 (1997 publ. 1998)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is S. Mexico to Tropical America. It is a pseudobulbous epiphyte and grows primarly in the wet tropical biome(s). It is has environmental uses.

Distribution

Native to:

Bolivia, Brazil North, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, 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.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Hammel, B.E. & al. (2003). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 3: 1-884. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • Pessoa, E., de Barros, F. & Alves, M. (2015). Orchidaceae from Viruá National Park, Roraima, Brazilian Amazon. Phytotaxa 192: 61-96.
  • Szlachetko, D.L. (ed.) (2016). Orchids of the Guianas (Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana) 1: 1-461. Koeltz Botanical Books.
  • Toscano de Brito, A.L.V. & Cribb, P. (2006). Orquídeas da Chapada Diamantina: 1-400. Nova Fronteira, Brazil.
  • Vásquez C., R. & Ibish, P. L. (2004). Orquídeas de Bolivia: Diversidad y Estado de Conservación 2: 1-649. Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia : Editorial FAN.
  • da Rocha Fiuza de Melo, M.M. & al. (eds.) (2007). Flora Fanerogâmica da Ilha do Cardoso 12: 1-289. Instituto de Botânica, São Paulo, Brasil.
  • de Fraga, C.N. & Peixoto, A.L. (2004). Florística e ecologia das Orchidaceae das restingas do estado do Espírito Santo. Rodriguésia; Revista do Instituto de Biologia Vegetal, Jardim Botânico e Estaçao Biologica do Itatiaya 55: 5-20.

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.
  • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Pessoa, E., de Barros, F. & Alves, M. (2015). Orchidaceae from Viruá National Park, Roraima, Brazilian Amazon. Phytotaxa 192: 61-96.
  • Szlachetko, D.L. (ed.) (2016). Orchids of the Guianas (Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana) 1: 1-461. Koeltz Botanical Books.

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
  • Castro-Moreno, C. (2019). Línea base de especies en términos de su vocación de conservación y uso sostenible del departamento de Santander-Proyecto Santander BIO.
  • Diazgranados et al. (2021). Catalogue of plants of Colombia. Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia project. In prep.
  • GBIF.org (2021). GBIF species matching tool. https://www.gbif.org/tools/species-lookup

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
May 1, 2009 Sasaki, D. [1823], Brazil K000501670 No
Jan 1, 2007 Sasaki, D. [1358], Brazil K000501671 No
s.coll. [s.n.] 76644.000 No
Jan 2, 1967 Lindeman [15600], Paraná Encyclia fragrans K000364702 Yes
Philcox, D. [7729], Trinidad & Tobago Encyclia fragrans 36653.000 No
Brazil Encyclia fragrans 40354.000 No
Owens, R.J. [125], Venezuela Encyclia fragrans 45793.000 No
St. John Read, V.M. [21], Trinidad & Tobago Encyclia fragrans 46652.000 No
Vicentini, A. [846], Brazil Encyclia fragrans 61279.000 No
Ribeiro, J.E.L.S. [1554], Brazil Encyclia fragrans 61283.000 No
Sampson, H.C., Belize Epidendrum fragrans 18365.000 No
Epidendrum fragrans 18367.000 No
USA Epidendrum fragrans 19711.000 No
Epidendrum fragrans 19712.000 No
Epidendrum fragrans 20170.000 No
Epidendrum fragrans 21506.000 No
Epidendrum fragrans 21508.000 No
Sandwith, N.Y. [1806] Epidendrum fragrans 21509.000 No
Guyana Epidendrum fragrans 21510.000 No
Mason, L.M. [2225], Costa Rica Epidendrum fragrans 31965.000 No
Erskine, C., Brazil Epidendrum fragrans 36180.000 No
Suriname Epidendrum fragrans 43962.000 No

Sources

  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible

    • ColPlantA 2021. Published on the Internet at http://colplanta.org
    • https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
  • 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
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images
  • Universidad Nacional de Colombia

    • ColPlantA database
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/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