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Epidendrum  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 43555

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Spathiger Small
 
  Common Name(s): star orchid [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2010   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
                         OrderAsparagales   
                            FamilyOrchidaceae  – orchids  
                               GenusEpidendrum L. – star orchid  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Epidendrum abbottii L. Sánchez & Hágsater  
                                  Species Epidendrum ackermanii Hágsater  
                                  Species Epidendrum acunae Dressler – Acuna's star orchid 
                                  Species Epidendrum amphistomum A. Rich. – big-mouth star orchid 
                                  Species Epidendrum anceps Jacq. – brown-flower butterfly orchid 
                                  Species Epidendrum angustilobum Fawc. & Rendle  
                                  Species Epidendrum annabellae Nir  
                                  Species Epidendrum antillanum Ackerman & Hágsater – Antilles star orchid 
                                  Species Epidendrum bahorucense Hágsater & L. Cerv.  
                                  Species Epidendrum bifarium Sw.  
                                  Species Epidendrum blancheanum Urb. – Acuna's star orchid 
                                  Species Epidendrum boricuarum Hágsater & L.Sánchez – fleshy star orchid 
                                  Species Epidendrum boricuomutelianum Hágsater & L. Sánchez  
                                  Species Epidendrum brachyrepens Hágsater  
                                  Species Epidendrum caribiorum Ackerman & Acev.-Rodr.  
                                  Species Epidendrum ciliare L. – Epidendrum ciliado, fringed star orchid 
                                  Species Epidendrum crenulidifforme L. Sánchez & Hágsater  
                                  Species Epidendrum dendrobioides Thunb.  
                                  Species Epidendrum difforme Jacq.  
                                  Species Epidendrum diffusum Sw.  
                                  Species Epidendrum discoidale Lindl.  
                                  Species Epidendrum dodii L. Sánchez & Hágsater  
                                  Species Epidendrum hioramii Acuńa & Alain – Florida star orchid 
                                  Species Epidendrum ibaguense Kunth – South American star orchid 
                                  Species Epidendrum jamaicense Lindl. – umbrella star orchid 
                                  Species Epidendrum lechleri Rchb. f.  
                                  Species Epidendrum magnoliae Muhl. – green fly orchid 
                                  Species Epidendrum miserrimum Rchb. f. – woodland tuftedorchid 
                                  Species Epidendrum montserratense Nir  
                                  Species Epidendrum morrisii Hágsater & L. Cerv.  
                                  Species Epidendrum mutelianum Cogn. – orange-flower star orchid 
                                  Species Epidendrum neoporpax Ames  
                                  Species Epidendrum nocturnum Jacq. – Epidendrum nocturno, dama de noche, night scented orchid 
                                  Species Epidendrum nutans Sw.  
                                  Species Epidendrum X obrienianum Rolfe – O'Brien's star orchid 
                                  Species Epidendrum orientale Hágsater & M.A. Díaz  
                                  Species Epidendrum pallidiflorum Hook. – Caribbean star orchid 
                                  Species Epidendrum parkinsonianum Hook.  
                                  Species Epidendrum patens Sw. – West Indian star orchid 
                                  Species Epidendrum polygonatum Lindl.  
                                  Species Epidendrum portoricense Hágsater & Ackerman  
                                  Species Epidendrum pseudoramosum Schltr. – Epidendrum ramificado, grand star orchid 
                                  Species Epidendrum radicans Pav. ex Lindl. – fire star orchid, Epidendrum de los caminos 
                                  Species Epidendrum ramosum Jacq. – Epidendrum ramoso, mountain star orchid 
                                  Species Epidendrum repens Cogn.  
                                  Species Epidendrum revertianum (Stehlé) Hágsater  
                                  Species Epidendrum rigidum Jacq. – Epidendrum rigido, stiff flower star orchid 
                                  Species Epidendrum rivulare Lindl.  
                                  Species Epidendrum scalpelligerum Rchb. f.  
                                  Species Epidendrum secundum Jacq. – thicket star orchid, lopsided star orchid 
                                  Species Epidendrum serrulatum Sw. – smalltooth star orchid 
                                  Species Epidendrum strobiliferum Rchb. f. – big cypress star orchid, Epidendrum de estróbilo 
                                  Species Epidendrum swartzii (Rchb. f. ex Griseb.) Hágsater  
                                  Species Epidendrum tridens Poepp. & Endl. – round-leaf star orchid, oblong-leaf star orchid 
                                  Species Epidendrum verrucosum Sw.  
                                  Species Epidendrum vincentinum Lindl. – guilarte 
                                  Species Epidendrum viridipurpureum Hook.  
                                  Species Epidendrum wrightii Lindl.  
                                  Species Epidendrum zanonii Dod  
       

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  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Epidendrum   
       
  Source: Orchidaceae of North America Update, database (version 2010)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Epidendrum   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Epidendrum   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
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