Epidendrum tripunctatum (Orchidaceae, Laeliinae): the tale of two species

Homonyms can often create confusion and this is the case with Epidendrum tripunctatum. A new combination, Prosthechea micropus, is required to correct the misapplied nomenclature. The author recognizes the Brazilian species as Prosthechea punctifera and the Central American species is recognized as...

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Autor Principal: Higgins, Wesley
Formato: Artículo
Idioma: Español
Publicado: Universidad de Costa Rica 2015
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Acceso en línea: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/lankesteriana/article/view/21259
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/21093
Sumario: Homonyms can often create confusion and this is the case with Epidendrum tripunctatum. A new combination, Prosthechea micropus, is required to correct the misapplied nomenclature. The author recognizes the Brazilian species as Prosthechea punctifera and the Central American species is recognized as Prosthechea micropus.