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Taxon: Peristeria elata Hook.

 
Genus: Peristeria
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
Nomen number: 27371
Place of publication: Bot. Mag. 58: t. 3116. 1831
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 08-Dec-1993 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • dove orchid  (Source: Eur Gard F) - English
  • Holy Ghost  (Source: F Panama) - English

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix I:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia


References:

  1. CITES. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource).
  2. Croat, T. B. 1978. Flora of Barro Colorado Island.
  3. Lasser, T., ed. 1964-. Flora de Venezuela.
  4. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  5. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943-1980. Flora of Panama.

Check other web resources for Peristeria elata Hook. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=27371. Accessed 15 July 2019.