1. Family: Orchidaceae Juss.
    1. Pleurothallis R.Br.

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

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northeast, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

    Pleurothallis R.Br. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Aug 15, 2017 Harley, R.M. [22783], Brazil K000847386
    Aug 15, 2017 Carvalho, A.M. [1026], Brazil K000847389
    Aug 15, 2017 Guedes, M.L. [PCD 1523], Brazil K000847388
    Aug 15, 2017 Melo, E. [PCD1377], Brazil K000847390
    Aug 15, 2017 Kawasaki, M.L. [CFCR6625], Brazil K000940400
    Aug 15, 2017 Folli, D.A. [1773], Brazil K000940380
    Aug 15, 2017 Folli, D.A. [1955], Brazil K000940381
    Aug 15, 2017 Folli, D.A. [1878], Brazil K000940383
    Aug 15, 2017 Folli, D.A. [1816], Brazil K000940378
    Aug 15, 2017 Marquete, R. [1127], Brazil K000940382
    Aug 15, 2017 Kawasaki, M.J. [CFCR6625], Brazil K000940398
    Aug 1, 2017 Barrier, S. [851], Peru K000396205
    Mar 1, 2009 Redden, K.M. et al. [2392], Guyana K000718155
    Oct 3, 2006 74461.000
    Mar 1, 2006 Mason, L.M. [1967], Peru 29210.000
    Nov 14, 2002 Ecuador 62624.000
    Nov 14, 2002 Ecuador 62626.000
    Nov 14, 2002 Ecuador 62630.000
    Jan 1, 1991 Ferreira, C.A.C. [6223], Brazil K000940399
    Guyana 1837.000
    18705.000
    18706.000
    18708.000
    Mexico 18709.000
    18710.000
    19775.000
    19776.000
    20522.000
    20524.000
    20525.000
    20526.000
    20527.000
    20528.000
    21151.000
    Venezuela 21152.000
    21153.000
    21154.000
    Mexico 21155.000
    21156.000
    21157.000
    Guyana 21158.000
    21159.000
    22719.000
    23224.000
    24141.000
    24142.000
    24143.000
    24144.000
    24146.000
    24977.000
    Venezuela 28544.000
    3014.000
    Brazil 3021.000
    3023.000
    31035.000
    Ecuador 31951.000
    Mexico 39264.000
    42333.000
    Bolivia 46177.000
    544.000
    545.000
    Brazil 546.000
    Mexico 57028.000
    5771.000
    Brazil 5772.000
    6081.000
    Brazil 6082.000
    Brazil 6083.000
    Brazil 6084.000
    Ecuador 64001.000
    Guyana 6897.000
    7734.000
    Ecuador 62346.000
    71839.000
    Taylor, P. [84], Panama 37931.000
    Taylor, P. [67 (84)], Panama 37933.000
    Taylor, P. [16325], Ecuador 41532.000
    Taylor, P. [16344], Ecuador 41537.000
    Taylor, P. [16329], Ecuador 41543.000
    Taylor, P. [16349], Ecuador 41544.000
    Taylor, P. [16350], Ecuador 41545.000
    Taylor, P. [16355], Ecuador 41549.000
    Taylor, P. [16359], Ecuador 41552.000
    Taylor, P. [16363], Ecuador 41554.000
    Taylor, P. [16364], Ecuador 41555.000
    Taylor, P. [16366], Ecuador 41556.000
    Taylor, P. [16267], Ecuador 41559.000
    Taylor, P. [16266], Ecuador 41560.000
    Taylor, P. [16275], Ecuador 41568.000
    Taylor, P. [16276], Ecuador 41569.000
    Taylor, P. [16274], Ecuador 41570.000
    Taylor, P. [16269], Ecuador 41575.000
    Taylor, P. [16277], Ecuador 41577.000
    Taylor, P. [16278], Ecuador 41578.000
    Taylor, P. [16279], Ecuador 41579.000
    Taylor, P. [16280], Ecuador 41580.000
    Taylor, P. [16292], Ecuador 41591.000
    Taylor, P. [16289], Ecuador 41593.000
    Taylor, P. [13204], Panama 41600.000
    Taylor, P. [13202], Panama 41602.000
    Taylor, P. [13221], Panama 41604.000
    Taylor, P. [13227], Panama 41619.000
    Taylor, P. [13233], Panama 41631.000
    Taylor, P. [16389], Ecuador 41647.000
    Taylor, P. [13260], Ecuador 41664.000
    Taylor, P. [13259], Ecuador 41670.000
    Taylor, P. [31], Panama 41675.000
    Taylor, P. [145], Ecuador 41676.000
    Taylor, P. [84], Panama 41677.000
    Harley, R.M. [H50630], Brazil 73110.000
    Harley, R.M. [22800], Brazil K000847387
    Mason, L.M. [1827], Peru 28674.000
    Mason, L.M. [2104], Costa Rica 30546.000
    Mason, L.M. [2166], Costa Rica 31461.000
    Mason, L.M. [2161], Costa Rica 31546.000
    Mason, L.M. [2242], Costa Rica 31795.000
    Mason, L.M. [2277], Costa Rica 32343.000
    Mason, L.M. [2370], Paraguay 32408.000
    Mason, L.M., Peru 37399.000
    Mason, L.M. [1127] 37854.000
    Mason, L.M. [2090], Costa Rica 7303.000
    Trail, J.W.H., Brazil 20521.000
    Pennington, T.D. [5539], Ecuador 30940.000
    Pennington, T.D. [5551], Ecuador 30973.000
    Stannard, B. [H51562], Brazil 73105.000
    Lancaster [2], Costa Rica 37574.000
    Leppard, M.J., Brazil 33590.000
    Leppard, M.J., Peru 37492.000
    Warren, R., Brazil 60774.000
    Young, E. [37], Ecuador 46198.000
    Young, E. [34], Ecuador 46201.000
    Fleming, V. [VF 169], Ecuador 61872.000
    Fleming, V. [VF 84], Ecuador 61877.000
    Dayton, N.M. [2052], Ecuador 57193.000
    Dayton, N.M. [2023], Ecuador 57195.000
    Dayton, N.M. [2041], Ecuador 57207.000
    Nic Lughadha, E. [H51069], Brazil 57924.000
    Nic Lughadha, E. [H51010], Brazil 73111.000
    Costa, J. [PCD 1775], Brazil K000847385
    Bolland, G. [s.n.], Brazil K000940389
    Folli, D.A. [1815], Brazil K000940377
    Folli, D.A. [1360], Brazil K000940379
    Chase, M.W. [82158], Mexico 76338.000
    Chase, M.W. [83046] 76352.000
    Chase, M.W.C. [81013], Costa Rica 75104.000
    Chase, M.W.C. [81017], Costa Rica 75105.000
    Chase, M.W.C. [84551], Costa Rica 75181.000
    Chase, M.W.C. [84111], Costa Rica 75402.000
    Chase, M.W.C. [84154], Costa Rica 75526.000
    Chase, M.W.C. [84718], Venezuela 75494.000
    Chase, M.W.C. [81040] 75557.000
    Chase, M.W.C. [84533], Costa Rica 75601.000
    Chase, M.W.C. [82129], Mexico 75827.000
    Chase, M.W.C. [85013], Costa Rica 75927.000
    Chase, M.W.C. [85016], Costa Rica 76277.000
    Chase, M.W.C. [84109], Costa Rica 76304.000
    Dusén, P. [17203], Brazil K000940384
    Dusén, P. [16326], Brazil K000940386
    Dusén, P. [16327], Brazil K000940387
    Miers, J. [s.n.], Brazil K000940391
    Shuttleworth [3], Brazil K000940393
    Boer, J.G.W. [1464], Suriname K000395958
    s.coll. [s.n.] 77548.000
    Glaziou, A. [20497], Brazil K000940395
    Glaziou [17248], Brazil K000940385
    Glaziou [14325], Brazil K000940397
    s.coll. [2], Brazil K000940388
    s.coll. [s.n.], Brazil K000940394
    s.coll. [s.n.] K000940390
    Segadas-Vianna, F. [259], Brazil K000940396
    Kear, R.W. [K64], Brazil K000940401
    London, S.E. [s.n.], Brazil K000940392
    Burchell [1933], Brazil K000847376
    Burchell [3602], Brazil K000847377
    Burchell [s.n.], Brazil K000847378
    Burchell [1105-16], Brazil K000847379
    Burchell [3542], Brazil K000847380
    Burchell [1105-12], Brazil K000847381
    Burchell [2027], Brazil K000847382
    Burchell [1888], Brazil K000847383
    Burchell [1060-2], Brazil K000847384
    Zappi, D [432], Brazil K000501663

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

    Accepted by

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

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