The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Prosthechea

The genus Prosthechea is in the family Orchidaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Prosthechea

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Prosthechea abbreviata (Schltr.) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea aemula (Lindl.) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea alagoensis (Pabst) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea allemanii (Barb.Rodr.) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea allemanoides (Hoehne) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea aloisii (Schltr.) Dodson & Hágsater Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea arminii (Rchb.f.) Withner & P.A.Harding Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea baculus (Rchb.f.) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea barbozae Pupulin Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea bennettii (Christenson) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea bicamerata (Rchb.f.) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea bidentata W.E. Higgins Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Prosthechea bohnkiana V.P.Castro & G.F.Carr Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea boothiana (Lindl.) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea borsiana (Campacci) Campacci Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea brachiata (A.Rich. & Galeotti) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea brachychila (Lindl.) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea brassavolae (Rchb.f.) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea bueraremensis (Campacci) Campacci Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea bulbosa (Vell.) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea caetensis (Bicalho) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea calamaria (Lindl.) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea campos-portoi (Pabst) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea campylostalix (Rchb.f.) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea carrii V.P.Castro & Campacci Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea chacaoensis (Rchb.f.) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea chimborazoensis (Schltr.) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea chondylobulbon (A.Rich. & Galeotti) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea christensonii (Harding) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea christyana (Rchb.f.) Garay & Withner Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea cochleata (L.) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23 1
Prosthechea concolor (Lex.) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea crassilabia (Poepp. & Endl.) Carnevali & I.Ramírez Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea cretacea (Dressler & G.E.Pollard) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea ebanii Chiron & V.P.Castro Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea elisae Chiron & V.P.Castro Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea faresiana (Bicalho) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea farfanii Christenson Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea fausta (Rchb.f. ex Cogn.) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea favoris (Rchb.f.) Salazar & Soto Arenas Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea fortunae (Dressler) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea fragrans (Sw.) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea fuertesii (Cogn.) Christenson Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea garciana (Garay & Dunst.) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea ghiesbreghtiana (A.Rich. & Galeotti) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea gilbertoi (Garay) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea glauca Knowles & Westc. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea glumacea (Lindl.) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea grammatoglossa (Rchb.f.) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea greenwoodiana (Aguirre-Olav.) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea guttata (Schltr.) Christenson Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea hajekii D.E.Benn. & Christenson Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea hartwegii (Lindl.) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea hastata (Lindl.) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea ionocentra (Rchb.f.) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea ionophlebia (Rchb.f.) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea jauana (Carnevali & I.Ramírez) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea joaquingarciana Pupulin Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea kautskyi (Pabst) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea lambda (Linden & Rchb.f.) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea lindenii (Lindl.) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea livida (Lindl.) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea macrothyrsodes (Rchb.f.) Christenson Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea madrensis (Schltr.) Karremans Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea magnispatha (Ames, F.T.Hubb. & C.Schweinf.) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea marciliana (Campacci) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea megahybos (Schltr.) Dodson & Hágsater Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea mejia (Withner & P.A.Harding) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea michuacana (Lex.) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea moojenii (Pabst) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea mulasii Soto Arenas & L.Cerv. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea neglecta Pupulin Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea neurosa (Ames) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea obpiribulbon (Hágsater) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea ochracea (Lindl.) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea ochrantha (A.Rich.) J.M.H.Shaw Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea ortizii (Dressler) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea pamplonensis (Rchb.f.) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea panthera (Rchb.f.) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea papilio (Vell.) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea pastoris (Lex.) Espejo & López-Ferr. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea pringlei (Rolfe) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea prismatocarpa (Rchb.f.) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea pseudopygmaea (Finet) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea pterocarpa (Lindl.) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea pulcherrima (Klotzsch) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea pulchra Dodson & W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea pygmaea (Hook.) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea racemifera (Dressler) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea radiata (Lindl.) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea regentii V.P.Castro & Chiron Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea regnelliana (Hoehne & Schltr.) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea rhombilabia (S.Rosillo) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea rhynchophora (A.Rich. & Galeotti) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea roraimensis V.P.Castro & Campacci Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea sceptra (Lindl.) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea schunkiana (Campacci & P.A.Harding) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea semiaperta (Hágsater) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea serpentilingua Withner & D.G.Hunt Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea serrulata (Sw.) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea sessiliflora (Edwall) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea silvana Cath. & V.P.Castro Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea sima (Dressler) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea spondiada (Rchb.f.) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea squalida (Lex.) Soto Arenas & Salazar Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea suzanensis (Hoehne) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea tardiflora Mora-Ret. ex Pupulin Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea terassaniana (Campacci & P.A.Harding) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea tigrina (Linden ex Lindl.) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea tripunctata (Lindl.) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea trulla (Rchb.f.) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea vagans (Ames) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea varicosa (Bateman ex Lindl.) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea vasquezii Christenson Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea venezuelana (Schltr.) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea vespa (Vell.) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea villae-rosae P.Ortiz Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea vitellina (Lindl.) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Prosthechea widgrenii (Lindl.) W.E.Higgins Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 585 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Prosthechea. Of these 118 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 58 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Prosthechea. We do not intend The Plant List to be complete for names of infraspecific rank. These are primarily included because names of species rank are synonyms of accepted infraspecific names.

Species names

The status of the 585 species names for the genus Prosthechea recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 118 20.2%
Synonym 466 79.7%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 1 0.2%

All names

The status of the 643 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Prosthechea recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 119 18.5%
Synonym 523 81.3%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 1 0.2%

Of the species names,

A further 1 name records indicate where names have been misapplied.

The confidence with which the status of the 585 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Prosthechea, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 118 446 0 0 564 96.4%
Medium confidence 0 20 0 0 20 3.4%
Low confidence 0 0 0 1 1 0.2%

The source of the species name records found in The Plant List for the genus Prosthechea is as follows:

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 0 20 0 1 0 21 3.6%
WCSP 118 446 0 0 1 564 96.4%