Pescatoria

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Pescatoria
Pescatoria cerina Orchi 18.jpg
Pescatoria cerina (Typus)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
Subtribe: Zygopetalinae
Genus: Pescatoria
Rchb.f.
Type species
Pescatoria cerina
(Lindl. & Paxton) Rchb.f.
Synonyms[1]
  • Bollea Rchb.f.
  • Pescatorea Rchb.f., spelling variation

Pescatoria is a genus of flowering plants from the orchid family, Orchidaceae. It is native to Costa Rica, Panama, and northern South America.[1]

Species[edit]

The following species and nothospecies are accepted as of May 2014:[1]

  1. Pescatoria backhousiana Rchb.f. - Ecuador
  2. Pescatoria × bella Rchb.f. - Colombia (P. coelestis × P. klabochorum)
  3. Pescatoria cerina (Lindl. & Paxton) Rchb.f. - Costa Rica, Panama
  4. Pescatoria cochlearis Rolfe - Ecuador
  5. Pescatoria coelestis (Rchb.f.) Dressler - Colombia
  6. Pescatoria coronaria Rchb.f. - Colombia
  7. Pescatoria dayana Rchb.f. - Colombia, Ecuador
  8. Pescatoria dormaniana Rchb.f. - Colombia
  9. Pescatoria ecuadorana (Dodson) Dressler - Ecuador
  10. Pescatoria fimbriata Regel - Colombia
  11. Pescatoria × gairiana Rchb.f. - Ecuador (P. klabochorum × P. lawrenceana)
  12. Pescatoria hemixantha (Rchb.f.) Dressler - Roraima, Guyana, Venezuela, possibly Suriname
  13. Pescatoria hirtzii (Waldv.) Dressler - Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
  14. Pescatoria klabochorum Rchb.f. - Ecuador
  15. Pescatoria lalindei (Rchb.f.) Dressler ex P.A.Harding - Colombia
  16. Pescatoria lamellosa Rchb.f. - Colombia
  17. Pescatoria lawrenceana (Rchb.f.) Dressler - Colombia, Ecuador
  18. Pescatoria lehmannii Rchb.f. - Ecuador
  19. Pescatoria × pallens (Rchb.f.) P.A.Harding - Colombia
  20. Pescatoria pulvinaris (Rchb.f.) Dressler - Colombia
  21. Pescatoria russeliana Rchb.f. - Colombia
  22. Pescatoria schroederiana (Sander) Rolfe - Colombia
  23. Pescatoria triumphans Rchb.f. & Warsz. - Colombia
  24. Pescatoria violacea (Lindl.) Dressler - Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, northern Brazil
  25. Pescatoria wallisii Linden & Rchb.f. - Ecuador
  26. Pescatoria whitei (Rolfe) Dressler - Colombia

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.C. & Rasmussen, F.N. (2009) Epidendroideae (Part two). Genera Orchidacearum 5: 521 ff. Oxford University Press.
  • Berg Pana, H. 2005. Handbuch der Orchideen-Namen. Dictionary of Orchid Names. Dizionario dei nomi delle orchidee. Ulmer, Stuttgart

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