1. Family: Orchidaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Acianthera Scheidw.
      1. Acianthera saundersiana (Rchb.f.) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Peru to Brazil and Argentina (Misiones).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northeast, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Paraguay, Peru

    Acianthera saundersiana (Rchb.f.) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Lindleyana 16: 246 (2001)

    Accepted by

    • Toscano de Brito, A.L.V. & Luer, C.A. (2015). New species and nomenclatural notes in Acianthera from Brazil Lankesteriana 15: 77-92.
    • Ferreira, A.W.C., Lima, M.I.S. & Pansarin, E.R. (2010). Orchidaceae na região central de São Paulo, Brasil Rodriguésia; Revista do Instituto de Biologia Vegetal, Jardim Botânico e Estaçao Biologica do Itatiaya 61: 243-259.
    • Pansarin, E.R. & Pansarin, L.M. (2008). A família Orchidaceae na Serra do Japi, São Paulo, Brasil Rodriguésia; Revista do Instituto de Biologia Vegetal, Jardim Botânico e Estaçao Biologica do Itatiaya 59: 87-98.
    • 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.

    Not accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Pleurothallis saundersiana.]

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Schinini, A. (2010). Orquídeas nativas del Paraguay Rojasiana 9: 1-316.
    • Menini Neto, L., Válka Alves, R.J. & Forzza, R.C. (2007). A subtribo Pleurothallidinae (Orchidaceae) no parque estadual de Ibitipoca, Minas Gerais, Brasil Boletim de Botânica da Universidade de São Paulo 25: 253-278.
    • Toscano de Brito, A.L.V. & Cribb, P. (2006). Orquídeas da Chapada Diamantina: 1-400. Nova Fronteira, Brazil.
    • Zappi, D.C. & al. (2003). Lista das plantas vasculares de Catoles Boletim de Botânica da Universidade de São Paulo 21(2): 345-398.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. 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 2018. 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