Leochilus Knowles & Westc.

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

Native to:

Belize, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Florida, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Puerto Rico, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Windward Is.

Leochilus Knowles & Westc. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Mason, L.M. [2669], Costa Rica 32957.000
74386.000
Chase, M.W.C. [81002], USA 75098.000
Chase, M.W.C. [81024] 75109.000
Chase, M.W.C. [81015] 75307.000
Chase, M.W.C. [81023] 75309.000
s.coll. [s.n.] K000940995
s.coll. [s.n.], Brazil K000940991
s.coll. [s.n.] K000940993
Sander [s.n.], Brazil K000940990
s.coll. [s.n.] K000940994
s.coll. [s.n.] K000940992
s.coll. [s.n.] K000940997
Chase, M.W.C. [81022], Costa Rica 75108.000
s.coll. [2], Brazil K000940996
s.coll. [s.n.], Brazil K000940989

First published in Fl. Cab. 2: 143 (1838)

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. (2009). Epidendroideae (Part two) Genera Orchidacearum 5: 1-585. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

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