Check List 9(4): 876-879, doi: 10.15560/9.4.876
New records of Orchidaceae in Serra do Cipó, Minas Gerais, Brazil
expand article infoLeonardo Ramos Seixas Guimarães, Túlio Luiz Laitano Penha, Fábio de Barros
‡ Instituto de Botânica, Brazil
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The occurrences of nine species of Orchidaceae belonging to six genera: Alatiglossum (2 species), Baptistonia (2), Cattleya (1), Encyclia (2), Promenaea (1) and Stelis (1) are noted here for the first time in Serra do Cipó, Minas Gerais state, Brasil. Morphological characters of the genera are briefly described. These new records highlight the importance to preserve the area.