Towards a taxonomic revision of the genus Cyrtochilum (Orchidaceae) in Northwestern South America (Northern Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela)

Dariusz Lucjan Szlachetko , Marta Kolanowska


This article is a presentation of taxonomic diversity of the orchid genusCyrtochilumin Northwestern South America. The morphological characteristics of over 90 species occurring in northern Peru, Ecuador, Colombia and Venezuela are presented together with illustrations of their floral segments. Information about the distribution of each taxon is provided. Ten morphologically consistent groups have been delineated to facilitate identification ofCyrtochilumrepresentatives in the studied area. Keys for determination of species within each group are provided. Seven new species ofCyrtochilumare described and one new combination is proposed.
Author Dariusz Lucjan Szlachetko (FB / DPTNC)
Dariusz Lucjan Szlachetko,,
- Department of Plant Taxonomy and Nature Conservation
, Marta Kolanowska
Marta Kolanowska,,
Journal seriesPeerJ, ISSN 2167-8359, (N/A 100 pkt)
Issue year2020
Publication size in sheets0.3
Article numbere8566
Keywords in EnglishNeotropics, biodiversity, Orchids, conservation status, new species
ASJC Classification2700 General Medicine; 1100 General Agricultural and Biological Sciences; 1300 General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology; 2800 General Neuroscience
Languageen angielski
LicenseJournal (articles only); published final; Uznanie Autorstwa (CC-BY); with publication
Score (nominal)100
Score sourcejournalList
ScoreMinisterial score = 100.0, 18-03-2020, ArticleFromJournal
Publication indicators Scopus SNIP (Source Normalised Impact per Paper): 2016 = 0.865; WoS Impact Factor: 2018 = 2.353 (2) - 2018=2.7 (5)
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