Octomeria R.Br.

This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical America.

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Honduras, Leeward Is., Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Windward Is.

Octomeria R.Br. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Mar 1, 2009 Redden, K.M. et al. [2400], Guyana K000718118
Jan 1, 1994 Ganev, W. [1657], Bahia K000886068
Aug 1, 1992 Dusén, P.K.H. [9825], Paraná K000886061
Jul 1, 1991 Plowman, T. [12313], Amazonas K000886078
Jan 1, 1991 Rodrigues, W.A. [10866], Amazonas K000886071
Oct 5, 1965 Glaziou, A.F.M. [17257], Rio de Janeiro K000886074
21146.000
Brazil 3027.000
Pereira, A. [1757], Bahia K000886069
Luer, C. [14541], Rio de Janeiro K000886062
s.coll. [s.n.] K000886063
s.coll. [s.n.] K000886064
Melo, E. [1240], Bahia K000886070
s.coll. [s.n.] K000886065
Ganev, W. [265], Bahia K000886067
s.coll. [s.n.], Brazil K000886075
s.coll. [s.n.] K000886076
s.coll. [s.n.], Brazil K000886066
Burchell, W.J. [3603], Brazil K000886072
s.coll. [194] K000886077
Rand, E.S. [277], Brazil K000886073

First published in W.T.Aiton, Hortus Kew. 5: 211 (1813)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.C. & Rasmussen, F.N. (2006). Epidendroideae (Part One) Genera Orchidacearum 4: 1-672. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.

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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

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