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New record of Scaphyglottis livida (Lindl.) Schltr. (Orchidaceae, Epidendroideae) in Goiás, and a key to Scaphyglottis species in the Central-West Region of Brazil

  • Igor Soares dos Santos,
  • Marcos José da Silva

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 16, no. 1
pp. 9 – 15


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Botanical studies and exploration of Orchidaceae in Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park, Goiás state, Brazil, found a unreported species in the state. The presence of Scaphyglottis livida (Lindl.) Schltr. is reported, an illustration and distribution map are provided, and the morphological relationships of S. livida to other similar species, as well as its phenology, are discussed. A key to the species of the genus Scaphyglottis occurring in the Central-West Region of Brazil; images of these species are also provided.