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This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico (Chiapas) to Honduras.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico Southeast

Lycaste virginalis (Scheidw.) Linden appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
14341.000
22176.000
22274.000
Mar 3, 1999 Skinner, G.U. [s.n.], Guatemala Lycaste skinneri K000078363 Unknown type material
Oakeley, H., Guatemala Lycaste skinneri 57315.000
Oakeley, H. [HFO A:13], Guatemala Lycaste skinneri 57534.000
Ryan, A. [30], Mexico Lycaste skinneri 58794.000
Dorman, I. [s.n.] Lycaste skinneri var. labelloflava K000396309 Unknown type material
s.coll. [s.n.], Guatemala Lycaste skinneri var. armeniaca K000396312 epitype

First published in Lindenia 4: 22 (1888)

Accepted by

  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Lycaste skinneri.]

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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 2021. 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