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Prosthechea chacaoensis (Rchb.f.) W.E. Higgins, Phytologia 82:376. 1997.

Bas.: Epidendrum chacaoense Rchb. f., Bonplandia 2: 20. 1854.

TYPE: [Venezuela]: Caracas. 3000’, März, Wagener s.n. (holotype, W).

 

 

HOMOTYPIC SYNONYMS

Anacheilium chacaoense (Rchb.f.) Withner & P.A. Harding, Cattleyas & Relatives: Debatable Epidendrums: 6. 2004.

Encyclia chacaoensis (Rchb.f.) Dressler & Pollard, Phytologia 21: 436.1971.

 

HETEROTYPIC SYNONYMS

Epidendrum hoffmannii Schltr., Repert. Sp. Nov. Regni Veg. 16: 444. 1920.

TYPE: Costa Rica. [San José:] Curridabat, May 1857, C. Hoffmann 570 (holotype, W; drawing of type, AMES).

Epidendrum pachycarpum Schltr., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 3(33–34): 109. 1906.

TYPE: Costa Rica: in den Wäldern von Nicoya, blühend im Mai 1900, A. Tonduz [Museo Nacional de Costa Rica] 13976 (holotype: B, destroyed; isotype, selected by Pupulin et al. (2016) as the lectotype: US 577920 / barcode 00025106 [Fig. 19A]; isolectotype: US 577921 / barcode 00025107; traces of the original drawings of the holotype, made under Schlechter’s supervision: AMES 25248 / barcode 00070654; illustration of the flower from the holotype published by Mansfeld, 1931: nr. 212).

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