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Brassavola acaulis Lindl. & Paxton, Paxt. Fl. Gard. 2: 152, f. 216. 1851.

TYPE: A singular epiphyte from Central America. Belonging to Orchids Flowers cream-colour, at midsummer. Introduced by G. U. Skinner s.n. (holotype, K-L; illustration of type).

 

 

HOMOTYPIC SYNONYMS

Bletia acaulis (Lindl. & Paxton) Rchb. f., Ann. Bot. Syst. 6: 435. 1862.

 

HETEROTYPIC SYNONYMS

Brassavola lineata Hook.f., Bot. Mag. 79: t. 4734. 1853.

Bletia lineata (Hook f.) Rchb.f., Ann. Bot. Syst. 6: 436. 1862.

TYPE: [South America]. "From the stove of Messrs. Jackson's nursery at Kingsdom" (holotype, K?; illustration of type).

Brassavola mathieuana Klotzsch, Allg. Gartenzeitung 21: 290. 1853.

TYPE: “Diese ebenso interessante als schöne Brassavola wurde durch Hern von Warszewicz aus Central-Amerika in die Gärtnerei des Herrn L. Mathiev lebend eingeführt” (holotype, probably at B, destroyed).

 

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Brassavola acaulis

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