New species and nomenclatural notes in Acianthera from Brazil

Antonio Toscano de Bito, Carlyle Luer
2015 Lankesteriana  
Two new Brazilian species of the orchid genus Acianthera, Acianthera calopedilon and Acianthera cephalopodiglossa, are described and illustrated. The identities of Acianthera bidentula, Acianthera saundersiana, and Acianthera serpentula are discussed. Acianthera velteniana, recently described for Espírito Santo, is placed in the synonymy of Acianthera bidentula. An epitype is selected for Pleurothallis saundersiana and a lectotype for Pleurothallis serpentula. Updated synonymy lists are
more » ... y lists are provided for the taxa treated in the article.
doi:10.15517/lank.v15i1.18526 fatcat:cm7ilqwh4rdklbgtai2d4m6le4