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Accepted name by KEW: Maxillaria[edit]


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Epidendroideae
Tribus: Cymbidieae
Subtribus: Maxillariinae
Genus: Nitidobulbon
Species: (3)
N. cymbidioides – N. nasutum – N. proboscideum


Nitidobulbon Ojeda, Carnevali & G.A.Romero, Novon 19: 98 (2009)


  • Ojeda, I., Carnevali, G., & Romero González, G.A. (2009) Novon 19(1): 98.
  • Blanco, M. A., Carnevali, G., Whitten, W.M., Singer, R.B., Koehler, S., Williams, N.H., Ojeda, I., Neubig, K.M. & Endara, L. (2007) Generic realignments in Maxillariinae (Orchidaceae), Lankesteriana 7(3): 515–537.
  • Mirenda, T. (2009) Maxillaria: species are moved to new genera reflecting the results of DNA research, Orchids, 78 (2): 84-85.
  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.W. & Rasmussen, F.N. (eds.) 2014. Genera Orchidacearum Volume 5: Epidendroideae (Part two); page 183 ff., Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-850713-0
  • Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Nitidobulbon in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Feb. 6. Reference page
  • 2014. Nitidobulbon in The Orders and Families of Monocotyledons. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2014 Feb. 16.
  • 2013. Nitidobulbon. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2013 Feb. 6.
  • International Plant Names Index. 2013. Nitidobulbon. Published online. Accessed 6. Feb. 2013.
  • The Plant List 2013. Nitidobulbon in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2014 July 22.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America 
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Southeast.
  • Continental: Southern America 
    • Regional: Brazil
      • Brazil North.
    • Regional: Central America
      • Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panamá.
    • Regional: Northern South America
      • Guyana, Venezuela.
    • Regional: Western South America
      • Colombia, Ecuador, Peru.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

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