1. Family: Orchidaceae Juss.
    1. Epidendrum L.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical America.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Alabama, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Cayman Is., Central American Pac, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Florida, French Guiana, Galápagos, Georgia, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Louisiana, Mexican Pacific Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mississippi, Nicaragua, North Carolina, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

    Introduced into:

    Hawaii, St.Helena

    Epidendrum L. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Mar 13, 2013 Lugo, S.H. [593], Ecuador K000718728
    Mar 13, 2013 Lugo, S.H. [592], Ecuador K000718726
    Mar 13, 2013 Lugo, S.H. [1136], Ecuador K000718721
    Mar 13, 2013 Lugo, S.H. [1118], Ecuador K000718720
    Mar 13, 2013 Lugo, S.H. [136], Ecuador K000718719
    Mar 13, 2013 Lugo, S.H. [720], Ecuador K000718718
    Mar 13, 2013 Lugo, S.H. [742], Ecuador K000718725
    Mar 13, 2013 Lugo, S.H. [711], Ecuador K000718724
    Sep 1, 2010 Ybert, J.P. [713], Bolivia K000396216
    Dec 1, 2007 7518.000
    18386.000
    Mexico 18403.000
    18404.000
    19258.000
    19260.000
    Mexico 19261.000
    Mexico 19262.000
    19263.000
    19264.000
    Mexico 20193.000
    Bahamas 20219.000
    Mexico 20220.000
    28509.000
    Venezuela 28741.000
    Peru 3037.000
    Peru 44885.000
    46178.000
    5691.000
    Mexico 6099.000
    Taylor, P. [71], Panama 37856.000
    Taylor, P. [16309], Ecuador 41522.000
    Taylor, P. [16318], Ecuador 41527.000
    Taylor, P. [16319], Ecuador 41528.000
    Taylor, P. [16320], Ecuador 41529.000
    Taylor, P. [16321], Ecuador 41530.000
    Taylor, P. [16323], Ecuador 41531.000
    Taylor, P. [16340], Ecuador 41535.000
    Taylor, P. [16322], Ecuador 41538.000
    Taylor, P. [16351], Ecuador 41546.000
    Taylor, P. [16356], Ecuador 41550.000
    Taylor, P. [16357], Ecuador 41551.000
    Taylor, P. [16272], Ecuador 41572.000
    Taylor, P. [16271], Ecuador 41573.000
    Taylor, P. [16287], Ecuador 41582.000
    Taylor, P. [13220], Panama 41613.000
    Taylor, P. [16369], Ecuador 41635.000
    Taylor, P. [16386], Ecuador 41643.000
    Taylor, P. [13244], Ecuador 41652.000
    Taylor, P. [13252], Ecuador 41653.000
    Taylor, P. [13251], Ecuador 41655.000
    Taylor, P. [13248], Ecuador 41658.000
    Harley, R.M. [22379], Brazil 60164.000
    Mason, L.M. [1818], Peru 28673.000
    Mason, L.M. [1834], Peru 28698.000
    Mason, L.M. [2137], Costa Rica 31336.000
    Mason, L.M. [2223], Costa Rica 31972.000
    Mason, L.M. [2362], Peru 7715.000
    Warr, G. [14], Nicaragua 23628.000
    Stannard, B. [H50812], Brazil 57932.000
    Stannard, B. [H51169], Brazil 57961.000
    Stannard, B. [H52834], Brazil 73104.000
    Stannard, B. [H52820], Brazil 73108.000
    Mayo, S. [339], Mexico 43763.000
    Cameron, Mexico 33986.000
    Holm-Neilsen, L. [1511], Ecuador 37136.000
    Holm-Nielsen, L. [1131], Ecuador 37140.000
    Fleming, V. [VF 75], Ecuador 61873.000
    Fleming, V. [VF 46], Ecuador 61882.000
    Muller, A. [1309], Brazil 60172.000
    Dayton, N.M. [2051], Ecuador 57140.000
    Nic Lughadha, E. [H53359], Brazil 57933.000
    Laessoe, T. [H50892], Brazil 73114.000
    Hajek, F. [68], Peru 60174.000
    Hajek, F. [38], Peru 60185.000
    Spruce, R. [6078], Ecuador K000201528
    Spruce, R. [s.n.], Ecuador K000201530
    Spruce, R. [s.n.], Ecuador K000201533
    Spruce, R. [s.n.], Ecuador K000201534
    Spruce, R. [4158], Peru K000201535
    Spruce, R. [s.n.], Ecuador K000201536
    Spruce, R. [5956], Ecuador K000201538
    Spruce, R. [5956], Ecuador K000201539
    Chase, M.W. [84122 ] 75438.000
    Chase, M.W.C. [84337], Costa Rica 75423.000
    Chase, M.W.C. [82118], Mexico 75823.000
    Chase, M.W.C. [84107], Costa Rica 77182.000
    Lugo, H.S. [1322], Ecuador K000718753
    Lugo, H.S. [1202], Ecuador K000718752
    Chase, M.W.C. [83348], Mexico Epidanthus 75282.000
    Oerstedella 18356.000
    Oerstedella 18402.000
    Oerstedella 19265.000
    Oerstedella 20209.000
    Oerstedella 21528.000
    Costa Rica Oerstedella 32634.000
    Oerstedella 39369.000
    Taylor, P. [13242], Panama Oerstedella 41625.000
    Lankester, C.H. Oerstedella 21504.000
    Mason, L.M. [1809], Bahamas Oerstedella 28670.000
    Adams, B.R. [273], Belize Oerstedella 42377.000
    Taylor, P. [16388], Ecuador Amblostoma 41645.000

    First published in Sp. Pl. ed. 2: 1347 (1763)

    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.

    Sources

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    Kew Backbone Distributions
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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