TITLE

VALIDATION OF MICROEPIDENDRUM (ORCHIDACEAE: LAELIINAE)

AUTHOR(S)
Higgins, Wesley E.
PUB. DATE
October 2002
SOURCE
Acta Botanica Mexicana;2002, Issue 60, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The generic name Microepidendrum Brieger ex W. E. Higgins is validated, an epitype of Epidendrum subulatifolium A. Rich. et Gal. is selected, and a new combination Microepidendrum subulatifolium (A. Rich. et Gal.) W. E. Higgins is proposed. Other species included in Microepidendrum by Brieger are excluded from the group. A phylogeny of the subtribe Laeliinae is presented showing the genus Microepidendrum Brieger ex W. E. Higgins to be sister to all other genera in Laeliinae and not closely related to Epidendrum or Encyclia.
ACCESSION #
20220827

 

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