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Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Orchidoideae
Tribus: Cranichideae
Subtribus: Spiranthinae
Genus: Sotoa
Species: S. confusa


Sotoa Salazar, Lankesteriana 9: 501. (2010)


  • Salazar Chávez, G.A. & Ballesteros-Barrera, C. (2010) Sotoa, a new genus of Spiranthinae (Orchidaceae) from Mexico and the Southern United States. Lankesteriana, 9(3): 491–504.
  • Govaerts, R. et al. 2013. Sotoa in Kew Science Plants of the World Online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2013 Feb. 18. Reference page
  • 2015. Sotoa in The Orders and Families of Monocotyledons. Published online. Accessed: 2015 July 31.
  • 2013. Sotoa. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 18 Feb. 2013.
  • International Plant Names Index. 2013. Sotoa. Published online. Accessed: 18. Feb. 2013.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America 
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Central, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southwest.
    • Regional: South-Central U.S.A.
      • Texas.

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