1. Family: Orchidaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Acianthera Scheidw.
      1. Acianthera pubescens (Lindl.) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Tropical America.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northeast, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela

    Acianthera pubescens (Lindl.) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    s.coll. [s.n.] 78062.000
    Venezuela Pleurothallis truxillensis 23023.000
    Dunsterville, G.C.K. [167], Venezuela Pleurothallis truxillensis 34865.000
    Paraguay Pleurothallis pubescens 58885.000
    Mason, L.M. [1648], Peru Pleurothallis riograndensis 28244.000
    Bourgeau E. [2469], Mexico Pleurothallis bourgeaui K000583977 Unknown type material
    Brazil Pleurothallis smithiana 26014.000
    Brazil Pleurothallis smithiana 6070.000
    Sanford, W.W. [29], Brazil Pleurothallis smithiana 37663.000
    Trinta, Z.A. [1195], Brazil Pleurothallis smithiana 61609.000
    Mexico Pleurothallis vittata 18704.000
    Mexico Pleurothallis vittata 21407.000
    Pleurothallis vittata 35464.000
    Mexico Pleurothallis vittata 6080.000

    First published in Lindleyana 16: 245 (2001)

    Accepted by

    • Solano Gomez, R. (2015). A taxonomic synopsis of the Mexican species of Acianthera (Orchidaceae: Pleurothallidinae) including a new species Phytotaxa 218(1): 39-60.
    • Rossado, A.J. & al. (2014). Acianthera hygrophila (Orchidaceae), nuevo registro para Uruguay Bonplandia. Corrientes 23: 143-150.
    • Baumbach, N. (2010). Ein Ausflug zur Gattung Acianthera nach Monteverde - Costa Rica Die Orchidee. Hamburg-Othmarschen & Hamburg 61: 263-273.
    • 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.
    • Schinini, A. (2010). Orquídeas nativas del Paraguay Rojasiana 9: 1-316.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • 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 pubescens.]

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Solano Gomez, R. (2015). A taxonomic synopsis of the Mexican species of Acianthera (Orchidaceae: Pleurothallidinae) including a new species Phytotaxa 218(1): 39-60.
    • Rossado, A.J. & al. (2014). Acianthera hygrophila (Orchidaceae), nuevo registro para Uruguay Bonplandia. Corrientes 23: 143-150.
    • Hammel, B.E. & al. (2003). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 3: 1-884. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

    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