Materials towards taxonomic revision of the Genus Palmorchis (Orchidaceae)

Dariusz Lucjan Szlachetko , Przemysław Baranow , Magdalena Dudek

Abstract

The orchid genus Palmorchis consists of 34 species distributed in Central and South America. It is one of the most poorly known genera of the Orchidaceae. With vegetative organs resembling the seedlings of palm trees and having inconspicuous flowers, its representatives have rarely drawn the attention of botanists, resulting in scarce availability of materials in herbaria for proper examination. This paper focusses on the diversity of Palmorchis species, their morphology, ecology, and distribution compiled from herbarium material, fieldwork, and literature data. The genus is divided into six informal groups. This review has resulted in the discovery of five new species (P. dressleriana, P. antioquiensis, P. schneideri, P. rubioi, P. chocoensis) that are described herein. A dichotomous key for the determination of all the species of the genus is provided. Line drawings of flower details and plant habit for all species are included.
Author Dariusz Lucjan Szlachetko KTRiOP
Dariusz Lucjan Szlachetko,,
- Department of Plant Taxonomy and Nature Conservation
, Przemysław Baranow KTRiOP
Przemysław Baranow,,
- Department of Plant Taxonomy and Nature Conservation
, Magdalena Dudek KTRiOP
Magdalena Dudek,,
- Department of Plant Taxonomy and Nature Conservation
Journal seriesSystematic Botany, ISSN 0363-6445
Issue year2018
Vol43
No1
Pages130-152
Publication size in sheets1.1
Keywords in Englishclassification, Neotropic, morphological study, new species, orchids
DOIDOI:10.1600/036364418X697094
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)20
ScoreMinisterial score = 20.0, 21-05-2018, ArticleFromJournal
Ministerial score (2013-2016) = 20.0, 21-05-2018, ArticleFromJournal
Publication indicators WoS Impact Factor: 2016 = 1.24 (2) - 2016=1.336 (5)
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